Khanh Hoa

Area: 5,217.7 sq. km
Population: 1,205.3 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: Nha Trang City.
Administrative divisions:
- City: Cam Ranh.
- Town: Ninh Hoa.
- Districts (6): Van Ninh,  Dien Khanh, Khanh Vinh, Khanh Son, Truong Sa, Cam Lam.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Ra Glai, Hoa, Co Ho...

 

GEOGRAPHY

Khanh Hoa is a coastal province in South Central Viet Nam. The terrain of this region gradually declines from the mountains to the west towards the hills, deltas, and a 200km-long coastline and islands to the east. Offshore there are 200 islands of various sizes, with the Truong Sa Island District accounting for over 100 of them. The two largest rivers flowing through the province are the Cai and Dinh rivers. Specific resources from the province include precious wood and sea products. KhanhHoa represents one of the deepest seas in Viet Nam, adjoining open oceans and international marine routes. With ragged seashore spreading out around 200km long, it contains various well-known bays, such as Cam Ranh, Van Phong and Nha Trang.

NhaTrang Bay became the 29th member of the club of the most beautiful bays in the world in June 2003. With an area of ​​about 507km², including 19 large and small islands, NhaTrang Bay is one of the rare natural models of bay system in the world. The islands in NhaTrang Bay possess picturesque landscapes, many are home to swallows. Number of islands has put into operation in tourism such as Hon Tre, Hon Mun, Hon Tam, Hon Noi.

 

Cam Ranh Bay is considered as one of three harbors that have the best natural conditions over the world. Having the area of over 60 square kilometers and the 18-20m average depth, this bay is out of the wind as a result of being surrounded by many mountain ranges. 
 

Van Phong Bay has a wonderful nature, temperate climate, idyllic beach with mostly fine sand, surrounded by hills, mountains and tropical forests, colorful coral reefs, several vestige of salt-watered forest, specific and valuable sea creatures, which is endowed with an ideal environment. These are great potentials for the development of ecological tourism in Van Phong. 

 

Nha Trang Beach (Khanh Hoa Province)


Nha Trang City is one of leading holiday destinations in Viet Nam. NhaTrang has famous bay with its 7km long beach, and contains many valuable religious constructions. The city is also well-known for mineral hot spring and mud bath. Nha Trang attracts a lot of visitors to relax and sightsee all year round.
 

Climate: The climate here is oceanic with tropical monsoon, but quite mild, divided into two distinct seasons, the dry season from January to August, and the rainy from September to December. The average annual temperature is 26.5ºC (79.7ºF). But for the region around Nha Trang City, the rainy season lasts only 2 months, thus providing very favorable conditions to develop a long-lasted tourism season and organize year-round tourist activities. Particularly, on the Hon Ba Mountain (30km from Nha Trang), the climate likes in Da Lat and Sa Pa.
 

TOURISM

Khanh Hoa has been deeply marked by the strong ancient culture of the Cham. Until today, Champa Kingdom has left an invaluable inheritance of ruins and historical sites to visit. Khanh Hoa is endowed with beautiful natural sites and sand beaches. Visitors will enjoy the group of five or six islands situated close to each other. The largest of the islands is Hon Tre (3km from Nha Trang City) - the island who attracts the most visitors with nice beaches and complex of luxurious accommodation and leisure Vinpearl NhaTrang.
 

The city of Nha Trang has long been renowned for being a sea resort with plenty of historical vestiges and wonderful sceneries: Cham Po Nagar Towers, Long Son Pagoda, Ba Vu Mausoleum, Bao Dai Palace, Hon Chong, Hon Yen, Tri Nguyen Fish Pond, Bai Tru, Suoi Tien, Dai Lanh Beach... and many islets offshore. Nha Trang Bay has been recognized as one of 29 most beautiful bays in the word since 7/2003. The population mainly constitutes Kinh people, as well as a small percentage of Ra Glai, Tay, Nung, Muong, and Cham.

 

TRANSPORTATION

The National Road N°1 and the railway from north to south run through Khanh Hoa Province, linking it with the other provinces in the North and South. The National Road N° 26 links Khanh Hoa to some provinces in the Central Highland. Nha Trang City is 105km from Phan Rang, 183km from Buon Ma Thuot, 215km from Da Lat, 238km from Quy Nhon, 445km from Ho Chi Minh City, 520km from Da Nang and 1,279km from Ha Noi.


Bus: There are connections with Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Vinh, Pleiku... Minibus for Hoi An, Hue, and Da Lat...


Train: Regular connections between Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City all stop in Nha Trang, Besides that, there are 5-star express train (SN) and Golden Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang.


Air: Cam Ranh International Airport is 59km from the center of the city. There are domestic flights from Cam Ranh International Airport to Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Da Nang, Thua Thien-Hue, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City. There are also international flights to Phu Quoc and Singapore; Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); Bangkok (Thailand); Jakarta (Indonesia); Manila (Philippines); Phnom Penh, Siem Reap (Cambodia); Hong Kong; Seoul (South Korea).


Boat: Cam Ranh and Nha Trang ports connect Khanh Hoa with many regions in Viet Nam as well as with abroad.

 

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Cam Ranh Riviera Beach Resort & Spa

Add: Lot D4b, Northern Peninsula Cam Ranh, Cam Lam Dist.

Tel: (84-258) 3989 898

Bao Dai Villa

Add: Cau Da, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3590 147

TTC Premium Hotel - Michelia

Add: 4 Pasteur St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3820 820

Que Huong Hotel

Add: 60 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3825 047 / 3827 365

Legend Sea Hotel

Add: 11 Biet Thu St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3529 666

The Anam Resort

Add: Lot 3, Nguyen Thanh Tat Boulevard, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3989 499

Maritime Hotel

Add: 34 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3881 135

Majestic Nha Trang Hotel

Add: 90 - 92 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3523 898 / 3524 515

Novotel Nha Trang

Add: 50 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 6256 900

Nha Trang Lodge Hotel

Add: 42 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3521 500/ 3521 900

Barcelona Hotel

Add: 34E Nguyen Thien Thuat St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3526 966/ 3526 977

Anna Mandara Resort

Add: Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3524 705

Sunniva Hotel

Add: 25 Hoang Van Thụ St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3591 999

Isena Hotel

Add: 2 Nguyen Thien Thuat St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3529 800

Paragon Hotel

Add: Lot 203, DL-B01, resort and ecological An Vien, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 2214 214 / 2215 215

Majestic Star Hotel

Add: 96B5 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3528 898 / 3254 568

Muong Thanh Nha Trang Hotel

Add: 6 Duong Hien Quyen St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3552 468

Muong Thanh Nha Trang Centre Hotel

Add: 60 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3988 888

Nha Trang Wonderland Hotel

Add: Lot 10-11 Pham Van Dong St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3551 868

Cicilia and spa Hotel

Add: 7 Le Loi St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3822 999

WHERE TO EAT
Angella Restaurant

Add: 3 Tran Hung Dao St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3522 771

Dong Noi Restaurant

Add: 326/17 Le Hong Phong St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3730 699/ 3730 700

Dua Moc Restaurant

Add: 1G Hung Vuong - Quan Tran St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3527 241

Nem Ngoc Tien Restaurant

Add: 59 Le Thanh Phuong St, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3810 482

Hoang Yen Restaurant

Add: 86A Tran Phu, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3523 833

Hanabusa Restaurant

Add: Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel, 12-14 Tran Phu, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3820 999

Huong Viet Restaurant

Add: Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel, 12-14 Tran Phu, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3820 999

The Imperial Restaurant

Add: Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel, 12-14 Tran Phu, Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3820 999

Au Lac Restaurant

Add: 28C Hoang Hoa Tham St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3522 942

Lac Canh Restaurant

Add: 44 Nguyen Binh Khiem St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3821 391/ 3822 522

Lys Restaurant

Add: 117A Hoang Van Thu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3822 006

Vietnam Rice Restaurant

Add: 23 Hoang Van Thu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3822 933

Czech beer Hoang Gia Restaurant

Add: Villa 22, 86 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3523 668

Cay Me Restaurant

Add: 284 - 2/4 St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3811 576

Nha Trang Lodge Restaurant

Add: 42 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3821 500/ 3821 900

Que Huong Restaurant

Add: 60 Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3825 047

ISE Hotel Restaurant

Add: 02 Nguyen Thien Thuat St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3524 734

Seafood Bombay Restaurant

Add: 34 Hung Vuong St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3816 206

Ga ran 99 Restaurant

Add: 65A Quang Trung St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3524 752

86A Sai Gon Beer Restaurant

Add: 86A Tran Phu St., Nha Trang City

Tel: (84-258) 3521 785