Mui Ne Beach City

Mui Ne Beach City is located in Phan Thiet Province Which is about 200 kms (4.5 hour drive) to the northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The region is beautiful with many sand dunes and white sand beaches, crystal clear water. It has steady wind conditions (in the dry season) that make it a top destination for windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing and other water sports. Accommodations here are good with many luxurious resorts and bungalows with private beaches.

Area: 35,41 km²

Population: 24,275
Dialing code: 0252

Mui Ne is a small beach city in Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan Province, It's about 11 kms from Phan Thiet City Center, 200 kms from Ho Chi Minh City and about 1500 kms from Hanoi. Bordering Phan Thiet city to the North West and East Sea to the South East.

Mui Ne has a nice weather with two seasons: a dry and a rainy season.
The dry season runs from November to April, the average temprature is from 25-30°C, the highest temprature is about 37°C. The average preciptation is about 5mm-50mm per month.
The rainy season is from May to October, It has a lot of nice weather. Usually it rains only one or two hours a day and then the sun is back again. The average temperature is around 25 - 32°C , the highest temprature is about 38°C. The average precipitation is from 130mm-190mm per month. Mui Ne is among the locations in Vietnam with the least rainfall.

By Air: Phan Thiet International Airport was starting building in March 2021 and will open in late 2022. Now Tourists can fly to Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City then go by train o car to Mui Ne.
By Train: Phan Thiet Train Station is just about 26kms from Mui Ne Beach City, the Union train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi will stops here every day, You can also catch 5 star train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang with stop in Phan Thiet.
By Bus: There are many local buses and tourist buses depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne every day. The high way No.1 also go through Phan thiet city so It's very easy to catch buses from HCMC or Hanoi to Phan thiet then go by taxi to Mui Ne.
Most of the Mui Ne's attractions concentrate along the 22km road from Phan Thiet, that make it become more scenic.



Hon Rom: This is a famous romantic place because it has a strange attraction by many stones and rocks with unique shapes which are opposite to the beach. Furthermore, in rainy season, the mountain is covered with blue of grass. in summer season, the mountain is yellow, when we see it in a far position, it looks like a huge stack of straw that is the reason why it is called Hon Rom .

Suoi Tien (Fairy Stream):
This is a small ravine nearby Hon Rom stone ground just a few kms from Mui Ne, It's on other side of Mui Ne Sand Dunes, an ideal place for a nice walk inside the ravishing sand valley. one side of Fairy Stream is white and red sand dunes intermixing together, another side are rows of shading coconut palms, lines of trees with luxuriant leaves. All of these things create a poetic and charming stream. The water stream of Fairy Stream has the red color from the sunlight and from the red sand in the bottom of the stream.

Sand Dunes: Not only famous for beautiful beaches, Mui Ne has also beautiful sand dunes, Theere are 3 famous sand dunes; Yellow and dune, red sand dune and with sand dune:
Yellow Sand Dunes: The massive sand hill with fancy colors spreading over tens of kilometers along Binh Thuan to Ninh Thuan Province has been the endless inspiration for international awarded photographs. This is also chosen as a tourism symbol of Mui Ne.
White Sand Dunes (Bau Trang or Bau Sen): These sand dunes are formed by ancient iron mines existing for hundreds of years. Lie in the middle of immense white sand dunes two natural fresh water lake. This place is especially spectacular during summer, when the red lotus blossoms alternates with white sand dunes. Definitely a must-see in Mui Ne.

                              Bau Trang Dunes

The Red Sand Dunes is on the coastal road off the north end of Mui Ne village. They are thronged with local tourists and children offering sand boarding for rent. It is fun to slide down the dunes with this means. From the top of the sand dunes, You can do some activities such as sand sliding, driving motor, taking photos of the beautiful sceneries...

Po Shanu Cham Tower: Cham Tower is located on Ba Nai hill about 18kms from Mui Ne Beach and was built in late 8th Century to warship for Hindu deities Lord Shiva, Agni and Nandi. The main tower measures 15 metres in height, featuring an altar with several lingams of Lord Shiva while the other two stand at 12 metres and five metres respectively. This is the only Cham architectural work in Phan Thiet. It was built 1,200 years ago. However, there are only three towers remaining (main tower, medium tower, and small tower). Inside the main tower, there are stone altars of Linga and Yoni. They are the symbol of Shiva with many carved and sculptured patterns reflecting existence and growth of Cham reproduction. Towers are perched on a hilltop with views of Phan Thiet and the distant coastline. In spite of their limited size, Po Shanu Cham Towers are still worth a visit for their solemn yet luring beauty as a quintessence of the Cham architecture.

Beach Activtivies: Long beach stretching from Phan Thiet, steady wind condition in the dry season that make Mui Ne top destination for windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing and other water sports. or simply lying in the sun for relaxing. The are also alot of classes for the beginners to learn playing beach activities.

Mui Ne Fishing Village: Mui Ne fishing village is located on Huynh Thuc Khang street, about 200m from Mui Ne bus station, only 1km from Mui Ne market and about 7kms from center of Mui Ne Town. The fishing village lies along the coast of about 1km long with hundreds of colourful fishing boats, the beach here is quiet waves, windy year round. This small bay is an ideal location for shelter ships.
The best time to visit the village is in the early morning When hundreds of fishing boats come back from the sea after days or 1 night fishing. You can see many kind of live crabs, scellops, shrimps, groupers, squids..
                            Mui Ne Fishing Village
Ta Cu Mountain: Ta Cu mountain is located in Thuan Nam ward, Ham Thuan Nam District and about 38 kms from Mui Ne Beach City. The temprature is just from 18 to 22 so This is an ideal place for mountain climbing and hiking or You can go up the mountain by cable cars and enjoy the beauties of this area on the way. There a 2 famous pagodas on the top of the mountain, they are Long Son Truong Tho Pagoda and Linh Son Long Doan Long Doan Pagoda. can also contemplate the giant "Sakyamuni statue entering Nirvana" with the length of 49m and height of 6m which is set Vietnam record. About 50m from lying Buddha statue is the group of "Three Buddha Postures"; all of these 3 statues are about 7m high, with kind and tender eyesight, are looking down to the earth and opening arms to save people and earth.

Fishermen Show:
Fishermen Show unfolds the legend of a whale skeleton drifted to Phan Thiet sea. The body sacredly honored as South Sea General was worshiped at Van Thuy Tu temple by Phan Thiet people. The soul turned into a fisherman living with village people, supporting and saving village men at sea.  Fishermen Show is a spectacular cultural show in Vietnam where professional contemporary dancers and local musicians perform traditional instruments with live singing on 4 storey stage.  Together with water effects, flying equipment, LED screen, flying sand dune, ox and cart, all bring alive Mui Ne Phan Thiet fishing village culture. Audience can both experience local fishing village culture and enjoy world class art performance. This show should be a “must” for someone living or traveling in Mui Ne Phan Thiet.


Besides the natural attractions, Phan Thiet and Mui Ne is also well known for its diverse yet fine cuisines. 


Sizzling cake (Banh xeo): are Vietnamese savoury pancakes made of rice flour, water, turmeric powder, and, in the southern region, coconut milk, stuffed with slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts and then pan fried. This should be the best and tasty pancake in the World. Banh Xeo is very popular food in the South Part of Vietnam.

Best restaurants for Banh Xeo in Mui Ne
Banh Xeo Cay Phuong: 49 Tuyen Quang Str, Mui Ne
Banh Xeo Cay Xoai: 40 Tuyen Quang Str, Mui Ne
Banh Xeo La Chuoi: 214 Thu Khoa Huan Str, Mui Ne

Lau Tha ( Special Fish Hotpot): This speciality is a must try for tourists who visit Mui Ne Beach City. Fish used for the hotpot varied; it may be gudgeon or spade-fish. While there are suggestions for tasting the cuisine of Phan Thiet, you must surely try this kind of hotpot. The reason for this recommendation is that the philosophy and essence of the Vietnamese culinary art are hidden behind the food’s flavor, which is based on five chief elements of the Buddhism: fire, wood, water, earth, and metal, and certainly you will be eager to uncover it.
Best restaurants for Lau Tha in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet
Soc Nau Restaurant: 5 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach, Phan Thiet
Lau Tha Seahorse Bistro: Seahorse Resort & Spa, km 11 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach
Vietnam Home Restarant: 125A Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach

                                    Lau Tha Hotpot
"Banh it tom thit" (glutinous rice cake with meat and shrimp): The most popular dish to the locals for its delicious taste and long time existence. The cake is made from sticky rice while its stuffing is very nutritious with ground pork and shrimp mixed with spring onion and other spices.

Add: Crossroad between Thu Khoa Huan and Tran Hung Dao street

Seafood salad: Raw fish may be made with a variety of fish such as herring, carving, cleaning fish, spring fish ... but not any kind of fish is as good as Cá Mai  for fresh meat. As the name implies, fish mai delicate slender, about equal to the index finger, covered with a layer of sparkling silver-white scales.

Another attractive seafood salad to try is thorny snail salad. Luscious thorny snail meat is mixed with boiled pork, many kind of veggies, fried onions and roasted pea nuts and served with sour sweet fish sauce.

Add: Vietnam Home Restaurant, 125 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Mui Ne

"Can" cake (Banh Can) “Banh can” is a popular snack in Central and Southern regions of Vietnam, including rice flour, lard, spring onion and eggs. The cakes are sold in pair, and served with special sweet and sour dipping sauce made from Nha Trang’s famous fish sauce, and raw vegetables.

Best restaurants for Banh Can in Mui Ne
Banh Can Nhu Y: 338 Huynh Thuc Khang Str, Mui Ne
Banh Can Co Xi: 309 Huynh Thuc Khang Str, Mui Ne
Quan Banh Can: 155 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne

Minced fried "Dong"  with banh phong tom (glutinous rice chapatti mixed with powdered shrimp): This is the most special food of Mui Ne with the "dong", a small reptile living in the sand holes. Looking alike a lizard, the "dong" is 20-30cm long. Its meat is especially tasty, strong and sweet, which is also considered as an medical food. Many dishes could be made from this creature such as roasted, fried, grilled or steamed dish which all are in very good taste.

Vietnam Home Restaurant, 125 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Mui Ne

Banh Canh (Vietnamese Thick Noodle Soup): Banh Canh Phan Thiet is made from soup with fried fish cakes and the soup with steamed fish cakes. The broth is made from pork bones, and fish bones, they put them into water and boil them for 8 hours. Banh Canh in Phan Thiet is seemingly sweeter and more unique than itself in other places. Remember to give it a try during your trip to Phan Thiet.
Best restaurants for Banh Canh in Mui Ne
Bánh Canh Co Xi: 298 Huynh Thuc Khang Str, Mui Ne Beach
Banh Canh Ba Ly: 566 Tran Hung Dao Str, Phan Thiet
Banh Canh My: 523 Tran Hung Dao Str, Phan Thiet City

Banh Re Cake: Banh Re is one of the traditional dish of the Cham people in Phan Thiet, It's a kind of local snack. It is made from julienne sweet potato that fried with oil and covered with melting cane sugar and roasted sesame. Try this food, You will not be able to forget this traditional dish with the flavour of sweet potato, sweetness of cane sugar and greasy of sesame. The local usually eat Banh Re and drink Vietnamese tea together, They can feel all the taste of this 2 tradional dishes mixed and more delicous.
Where to buy Banh Re:
You can buy at any minimart, souvenir shopping in Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str or Local market.

For the restaurants, please click the list of restaurants in Mui Ne



Dragon Beach - Lounge Bar & Club: opened in 2012 November. Since then This became the most popular beach bar, club and lounge in Mui Ne. Where most young people go to party and meet others. Favorite party place for backpackers and international tourists. In and outside areas, with 2 different kind of music style & dance floor. Daily 2 for 1 happy hours 8-10 pm. Monday, Wednesday, Friday Ladies Night: a free Mojito or CubaLibre for girls 10-11pm.The best electronic and pop music in the area with international Djs. Ice cold beers, Cocktails, huge buckets and much more! Open from 12:30Pm until late night! Free swimming pool, daytime lounge, live dj sets. Bar foods, beanbags, beds and confy sofas right next to the ocean
Add: 1 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne

                           Dragon Beach - Lounge Bar & Club

Jibe's Beach Club - Suoi Nuoc: This bar is in Fullmoon Village Resort. Foods and drinks are exellent. They also offer Water Sports,  Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Surfing, Catamaran sailing, SUP, Kayaks and Body Boarding.
Discover the Vietnamese East Sea on a catamaran; go windsurfing or surf the waves right in front of the restaurant. For those more relaxed times, sun loungers are also available on the beach.
Add: 90 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne

Waterfall Lounge: Located in Pandanus Resort Mui Ne, This cafe bar offer from tropical drinks to fine wine to a refreshing cold glass of beer, the drinks on offer at the Waterfall Lounge quench your thirst for cocktails and mocktails with a local twist, accompanied by the sweet sounds of a live band in the evening.
Add: 3 Nguyen Huu Tho Str, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

New Big Chill Cafe & Bar: New Big Chill Is a popular Bar and Cafe in Muine,for its unique bold taste beers and Strong hit american alcohol. NBC serve a quality and variety or American and Italian food such as pizzas, burgers, PASTAS, KEBABS ETC. here you can enjoy a machine Italian coffee for 29kvnd . Just sit chill and relax you at NEW BIG CHILL
Add: 16 Huynh Thuc Khang Str, Mui Ne Beach City

Le Miracle Chill & Grill: This is a bar on the sea side where you can relax and chill with your friends. Located inside the fishing village. They have BBQ - Wine - Cocktail - Live music.
Add: 246/2B Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne

Golds Sports Bar & Grill: Sport bar in Mui Ne, Online translation, Delicious food, Cocktails Bar, Beer, Friendly people, Dogs friendly
Add: 228A Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne City

Nirvana Beach Club (ex Line Up Bar): NIRVANA BEACH CLUB (ex Line Up Bar) is a cool seaside lounge bar and restaurant located at Muine's center, considered to be one of the romantic and entertaining venues in Mui Ne
They  have a different zones and sitting options, at the bar, hidden roof or tables right at the beach with great atmosphere, very chilled music, good cocktails, craft beer and whiskey selection.
Add: 122 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne

Old Fashioned Bar: Located on a busy street of resorts and tourists of Mui Ne, Old Fashioned Bar is the most classy and old-school bar in Mui Ne. They have delicious cocktails, good shisha, hamburger and well-refined wines. Every weekend more exciting with live music.
Add: 151 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach

Backstage Bar & Grill: 
You can enjoy BBQ on the table with a great choice of fresh products. Come to to this friendly place and discover their french & asian cuisine. You’ll enjoy our fresh and local seafood as much as our great quality meat ! From real steack to crocodile through ostrich I'm sure you’ll find the meal that fit your desires.
Add: 139D Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach City

Modjo Restaurant & Bar: They offer we offer authentic & quality French, Swiss, Vietnamese cuisine in an elegant and relaxed setting. Their house specialities are Swiss cheese fondue and Swiss raclette, Hot stone, Assorted cheeses or delicatessen platters, Oysters, Sturgeon Caviar.
Add: 139 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach City

Breeze Restaurant & Bar: Breeze Restaurant & Bar is located inside Mui Ne Hills Bliss Hotel and is open to everyone. They serve a wide variety of food and drinks from 7 AM till 10 PM.Excellent breakfast, lunch and dinners. Classy background chill-out music while you enjoy your delicious dishes
They also offer an excellent selection of cocktails stirred up by our friendly bartenders, as well as wines and freshly squeezed fruit juices.
Add: 69 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach City

LongSon MuiNe Beach Bar: This bar is inside Long Son Mui Ne Beach Resort is about 15km north of the main Mui Ne, It's budget bar for backpackers with nice food and drinks:
Add: 706 St., Hon Rom, Long Son, Suoi Nuoc, Mui Ne

Mad Monkey Backpacker Bar: As the name suggest, welcome you to probably the wildest, at times craziest, always entertaining, most definitely the zaniest, fun filled and liveliest bar in Mui Ne. Chill out by day on the many sun loungers set around our fabulous swimming pool area end enjoy the pumping sounds from our resident DJ whilst sipping away on cocktails or perhaps even sharing one our famous beer towers with some of your newly made buddies.
 Throughout the afternoon leading up-to sundown There are many activities for you to participate in such as water volley ball, pillow fights over the pool, table tennis, pool tables, and our legendary beer pong and quiz nights.
Add: 69D Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach

Chill Out Bar & Burger House Mui Ne: A very lovely bar in busy street of resorts. Nice music, great cocktails and burgers, staffs are very friendly. This is a best place for you to chill out.
Add: 117 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach

Joe's Cafe Muine: This bar and Cafe located inside Joe Cafe & Garden Resort, They have Live music 365 days, Pasteur Street DRAUGHT CRAFT BEERS bungalows&budget rooms, green stone seaside swimming pool, Bobby Brewers coffees, 2 Cafes&big pool
Add: 86 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach City

Impresso Coffee: Impresso serves healthy breakfast, brunch & dinner located in the center of Mui Ne. Variety of drinks are also available: coffee, tea, smoothies, wine & cocktails. It also offers good ambiance suitable for your perfect holiday or remote jobs with chill environment and high speed internet.
Add: 109B Nguyen Dinh Chieu Str, Mui Ne Beach City


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