Where is My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach - da nang beach

The prime location of My Khe Beach is 3 km Southeast from Da Nang downtown

Location: Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Phuoc My Ward, Son Tra District. 

My Khe Beach is located in a prime position, providing easy access to famous tourist landmarks of Da Nang City while still allowing you to enjoy the invigorating sea breeze and revel in the breathtaking splendor of an untarnished beach. The distance from Da Nang airport to My Khe beach is only 6.5 kilometers, which takes approximately 17 minutes by car. 

Stretching approximately 10 kilometers along the coastline, running from the rainforest of Son Tra Peninsula to the base of Marble Mountains, My Khe features three main swimming areas:

  • T20 - T18 sector: This is the earliest formed swimming area of My Khe. It has hosted some international surfing championships before. The short sandy beach, deep sea, and strong waves are perfect for those who enjoy exhilarating experiences.

  • Pham Van Dong Central Park sector: The swimming area here is small as it only serves the activities of the park.

  • Sector 1 - 2 - 3: Oozing with charm, this swimming sector is a well-planned area of Da Nang city and now serves as the primary destination for beachgoers to My Khe. The sector excels in its services and amenities, complete with a vast expanse of silky sand and a gently lapping ocean, making it an ideal spot for relaxation seekers.

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My Khe Beach club

Best time to visit My Khe Beach

The ideal period to bask in the splendor and indulge in the numerous offerings at My Khe Beach would be between the months of April and September. During this period, the tranquility of the sea is at its peak, and the sunshine is abundant, providing the perfect opportunity to immerse in the natural beauty of the azure sea with minimal disturbance. Additionally, this season is also less prone to rainfall, making it the perfect time to indulge in the variegated activities that this beach has to offer.

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Visitors enjoy My Khe Beach in various ways

Top things to do at My Khe beach

According to Travel + Leisure, "Not only does My Khe Beach offer picture-perfect views of the ocean, but it is also conveniently located near a number of cultural sites and bustling markets, making it the perfect spot for combining relaxation with exploration."

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Things to do in My Khe Beach

  • Immerse in the beach scene: My Khe Beach offers stunning scenery with crystal-clear water, long and fine sandy beaches, and beautiful palm trees that create a serene tropical atmosphere. This is an excellent setting for you to do whatever you like on the beach, whether it is taking a stroll, reading a book, swimming, or simply lying down and relaxing. In the afternoon, you can find many fishermen catching fish near the shore of My Khe beach.

  • My Khe Beach surfing: The beach is also well-known for its ideal surf conditions with consistent waves, clear water, and stunning view of the beach and the peninsula.

  • Water-based activities in My Khe: jet skiing, parasailing, banana boat rides, fly board, waterboarding, snorkeling, diving, etc.

  • Bars and restaurants: Try out different cuisine, and enjoy refreshing drinks while you bask in the sun and enjoy the beautiful sea view!

Besides adding to the list of what to do in My Khe beach, there are Da Nang attractions near My Khe Beach that you definitely should not miss: 

  • Marble Mountain is a magnificent collection of five distinct limestone and marble peaks, each boasting unparalleled views of the picturesque surrounding terrain, including the stunning beaches and the city skyline.

  • Linh Ung Pagoda: The pagoda is home to the towering Lady Buddha statue, which is one of the tallest Buddha statues in Vietnam.

  • Son Tra Peninsula: The beautiful peninsula boasts several local fishing villages and a diverse ecosystem that includes numerous rare and endangered species.

  • Han Market: You can find all kinds of traditional souvenirs and handicrafts at Han Market. This is a great place to experience Vietnamese culture and way of life.

Best hotels around My Khe Beach

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Best hotels in My Khe Beach

Choosing a good hotel is a great way to enhance your travel experience. Below, we suggest a few names and highlight the aspects that make these hotels highly regarded by their guests.

  • HAIAN Beach Hotel & Spa (700m from My Khe Beach): The hotel staff demonstrated a remarkable level of attentiveness and understanding towards their guests throughout their stay. The hotel boasts a prime location, spacious accommodations, and vegetarian options. 

  • Paris Deli Hotel (2,2 km from My Khe Beach): This hotel is clean and modern, with beautiful room spaces and complete facilities. The staff are highly regarded for their enthusiasm, friendliness and attentiveness. Especially, tourists love the hotel's location, which is near the beach and other amenities such as restaurants, markets, Linh Ung Pagoda, and the Han River Bridge. 

  • Furama Resort Danang (1,1 km from My Khe Beach): The hotel is highly praised for its superb location, luxurious amenities, including an inviting pool and a stunning beach. The rooms are also highly regarded for their generous size and comfortable furnishings. Furama Resort Danang is a culinary beach resort in Vietnam that features traditional Vietnamese dishes with other Asian and European delicacies, including imported steaks.

  • TMS Hotel Da Nang Beach (550m from My Khe Beach): The hotel is located just across the street from the beach and boasts spectacular views, spacious and clean rooms, and friendly staff. Its prime location offers guests easy access to the beach while also providing a breathtaking vista.

Dishes you must try at My Khe beach

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Taste the seafood feast at My Khe Beach

At My Khe Beach, visitors can easily savor fresh and delectable seafood ranging from succulent shrimp, flavorful crab, sumptuous clams, to savory snails at any of the picturesque seaside restaurants. Despite the massive influx of tourists every year, one can be at ease when savoring these scrumptious dishes as there is no concern regarding overpricing or scams. With that said, New Asia Tours highly recommends some of the must-try dishes that epitomize the gastronomical essence of My Khe Beach as below:

  • Flying fish roe salad: This delectable dish boasts ample amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and essential vitamins. As a culinary delicacy, flying fish roe must be savored fresh, and its storage should be brief. Indulging in this exquisite cuisine amidst the alluring shores of My Khe Beach is unquestionably an exceptional choice. 

  • My Khe steamed rice cake (Banh Nam): This is a traditional dish with a soft and smooth outer layer made from tapioca flour, combined with the fatty and savory aroma of meat and shrimp.

  • Tuy Loan Quang Noodle: This dish has a unique flavor that embodies the culinary essence of Central Vietnam. Tuy Loan Quang-style noodle bowl is full and beautiful, with thin and evenly spread noodles, served with perfectly cooked beef, chicken, fragrant peanuts, and herbs, all together with crispy rice cake.

  • Seaweed: The ingredient can be processed in various ways. It is a refreshing dish that contains many beneficial nutrients that many foodies love to try at My Khe Beach.

Tips for a wonderful trip to My Khe Beach

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My Khe Beach activities

  • In order to maintain good health and prevent illness while traveling, it is advisable to steer clear of swimming in the ocean when the temperature dips below 18°C.

  • For individuals seeking a serene sun-bathing experience minus the intense heat of the sun, My Khe Beach presents itself as an idyllic location to visit during the early hours of the morning or late hours of the afternoon.

  • It is also important to keep an eye on the weather forecast and avoid water activities in the event of rain or storms.

  • To maintain the pristine beauty of My Khe Beach, it is essential not to leave litter or trash behind.

  • When swimming, pay attention to the yellow flag indicating the safe swimming area and avoid venturing out beyond 15m from the shore or into waters deeper than 5m.

  • Before taking the plunge, warm-up exercises are strongly recommended, and avoid overexertion as it can lead to chills, itchiness, fatigue, cramps, or abdominal pain. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is best to exit the water immediately.

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My Khe - top of Da Nang Beaches

My Khe beach has garnered abundant praise amongst international tourists due to its picturesque landscape, pristine water quality, and vast expanse, providing a peaceful escape from the typical crowded beach experience. As you relish in the beauty of the beach and explore the allure of Da Nang city, New Asia Tours is readily available to assist with any Vietnam travel planning needs!