Why My Khe Beach is special
My Khe Beach is located about 6 km East of Da Nang and 24 km north of Hoi An. It is a 9 kilometres stretch of smooth sand with an average width between 50m and 70m. The gradient is gentle, and its sheltered position in the lee of the Son Tra Peninsula softens the autumn winds that restrict swimming further down the coast.
It is an ideal and huge beach with smooth sand and a slight slope. Behind the beach is a dark green poplar forest, and besides, the Kinh River carries crystal water to the sea. The beach has coral, abundant plants and creatures along Bankside and undersea. Especially, the beach is next to the city centre, in roads easy to come and by various means of transport. Sea water in My Khe is cool with a little wave so you can bath all year’s round, especially in summer from May to August. The lack of large waves, less than average pollution, and a mean annual temperature around 25°C, makes it a safe place to swim for adults and children alike.
What to explore at My Khe Beach
My Khe Beach with its clean coast and smooth sand beach is truly an ideal place for couples and families to have memorable time. The beach has hotels, pleasure houses and various abundant services, creating favourable conditions for tourists to relax on the seashores. You can come here to play and rest at the weekend. Around the hotel area, there is plenty of seafood restaurants and stalls, and large numbers of local vendors traverse the beach selling all kinds of foods and drinks. Coastal specialities like shrimps, crabs, fish, cuttles, etc. In hundreds of small shops are at reasonable price. They can be irritating sometimes. If they are too persistent, you should ignore the nuisance since that is the best strategy.
Moreover, the safeguarding team of Da Nang seashore works from 05h00 to 20h00 every day to guarantee safety for visitors to bath and relax on the beach. There has been a steady increase in the number of tourists visiting the beach.
Visitor coming to My Khe Beach can take part in many sport activities on the beach with local people.
Getting to My Khe Beach
From Da Nang international airport: 7 km away, go by motorbike or taxi
From Da Nang train station: 7 km away, go by motorbike or taxi
From Hoi An ancient town: 24 km away, taxi recommended
How to get to My Khe Beach
The suggested vehicles to come to My Khe Beach include motorbike, bike, taxi, car, cyclo.
By motorbike: If you are in the center of Da Nang city, you will pass through Han River Bridge and go straight on Pham Van Dong Street. Then you turn left on Vo Nguyen Giap Street to get there. It takes about 10 minutes by motorbike.