Thuan An beach is one of the places you need to tick off your list if you are in Hue in the dry season. It is located in Thuan An town, Phu Vang district, Thua Thien Hue province. This place is far about 18 km from the city center. Nowadays, it becomes a must-visit place because of its peaceful and pristine beauty. This beach is a great idea to escape the chaos of the city and the stress of daily life.
Thuan An beach is a fantastic long beach with white soft sand, crystal clear water, and peaceful ambiance. There are some of the features that therefore lure travelers to come here. The water is cool and clean, therefore it becomes a great place for swimming, especially in the hot summer day. The temperature on these days can reach from 37 to 40 degrees Celcius. Spending one day at Thuan An beach, travelers will have the chance to admire the colorful changes of the immense sea. When the east parted the first rays of sunlight, the entire sea was dyed with a golden color. At this time, you will be immersed in the vibrant, bustling but also very familiar atmosphere of the seafood trading activities. In the late afternoon, visitors might observe the boats full of fish, shrimp, and other seafood returned after a trip to the sea.
How to get there:
To reach the destination, you just take National No 49 and follow the sign showing Thuan An beach on the way. Or you simply pick up a map and set off. Taking a taxi or motorbike would be a good option due to its convenience and flexibility.
The cost is around 10$ (for taxi one way) or just 5$ for one-day motorbike rental (semi or scooter automatic). If you want to rent the motorbike, Motorvina is a reputable company and reliable service. Additionally, they provide loads of kinds of a bike which is definitely satisfied with your request. On the other hand, you can opt for sitting on the back of the driver if you don’t know how to ride.
Where to stay :
If you are planning to stay close to the beach, there are some peaceful and nice resorts like Villa Louise, Ana Mandara, etc. Besides, you can easily get the guesthouse or small hotel nearby at a reasonable price. It is sometimes full of room in the high season, therefore you should reserve in advance if you intend to stay there. Beach camping is also a good choice.
Where to eat :
Coming to Thuan An beach, you can enjoy the fresh taste of seafood caught by local people. Most of the seafood there is fresh and tasty. There are some wonderful seafood restaurants with parking on the road down to the edge beach.
The best time to visit Thuan An beach is the dry season ( start from April to the end of September ). During these months, the weather is usually clean, hot, and sunny. On the other hand, the month from October to February can be windy, rainy, and surprisingly bleak.
Make sure to use suncream to protect your skin on the hot summer days.
A good time to visit the beach is in the early morning or late afternoon.