Doc Let beach in Nha Trang was also voted by Forbes magazine as the Top 10 most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. If you go to Nha Trang, do not miss the chance to visit the beautiful stopover, unspoiled nature there. There are also many beautiful fishing villages, where you can admire the idyllic life of the people there.

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Doc Let beach - one of the beaches in Nha Trang - is attractive for its pristine beauty. A less-touristy & warm beach covered by the long white sand shore, blue sea, and palm trees is a paradise on the Nha Trang coastline. Between the Doc Let area and the city is a large area of undulating sand dunes, making it a bit hard to get to the beach. 

I - A brief look into 

1 - Weather information

The Doc Let beach weather is influenced by the ocean climate with 2 distinct seasons (dry & rain season). The dry season lasts from January to August and the rainy season is from September to December. The average temperature is about 27°C. The best time to visit is in the dry season when the weather in Nha Trang is so ideal for a beach vacation. 

landscape of doc let beach nha trang

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2 - How to get to Doc Let beach from Nha Trang city?

This beach is located in Ninh Hai ward, Ninh Hoa town, Khanh Hoa province - about 50km to the north of Nha Trang city. You can take a taxi, bus or motorbike to get to the beach. 

- By taxi: 

Cost: about 450,000 VND ($19.5) 

Travel time: 1 hour

Some taxi brands in Nha Trang: 

+ Mai Linh Taxi (058)

+ Nha Trang Taxi (058) 3.511.511 

- By bus: 

Bus route: Bus 03 from Nha Trang city to Doc Let beach Nha Trang

Travel time: 100 minutes/trip

Operating time: 5:20am - 6pm

Depart: No.86 Tran Phu street

Arrive: near the beach

Bus ticket price: from 4,000 VND / way ($0.2).

- By motorbike to Doc Let beach - a great experience for solo travelers or couples

Some motorbike rental shops in Nha Trang:

True Friends Easy Rider: 

+ Address: No.60 Nguyen Thien Thuat street, Nha Trang city

+ Opening hours: 7am - 10pm

+ Rental fee: from 150,000 VND / day 

+ Phone number: 090 642 42 66

Nha Trang motorbike rental:

+ Address: No.05 Nguyen Trung Truc street, Tan Lap ward, Nha Trang city, 

+ Opening hours: 8am - 5pm

+ Phone number: 093 579 75 50

II - What to do in Doc Let beach Vietnam?

1 - Experiencing the water games

paragliding in doc let beach nha trang

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There are lots of fun things to do at the beach. Top activities to experience are paragliding, water motorbike riding or waverunner. You can enjoy the free feeling when taking these activities, admiring the pristine beauty of Doc Let beach from above and savoring the cool sea breeze under the warm sunlight. You can experience some water fun games at the floating house.

Game ticket price: $4.3/adult & $2.15/child. 

Mud-bath in Nha Trang 

2 - Visiting Ninh Thuy fishing village

fishing village in doc let beach nha trang
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Ninh Thuy fishing village is about 10km from Doc Let beach. This is a rustic and peaceful village that has existed for over 200 years. The long-standing cultural traditions of fishing make this ancient village one of the best places to visit and enjoy seafood. 

3 - Camping on Doc Let beach Nha Trang Vietnam

Overnight camping on the beach shore is a great experience for couples and friends. Camping on the high sand dune is highly recommended to avoid the tides. You can rent a camp at Vu Dang Nguyen Hanh service provider at a reasonable price: 

- Renting camp for 2 people: 100,000 VND/day ($4.3)

- Address: No.6 Le Hong Phong street, Phuoc Hai ward, Nha Trang city

- Phone number: 0909 68 46 57

4 - Visiting Ninh Diem salt village

Ninh Diem salt village is 10km from Doc Let beach. Ninh Diem salt village originated in the 18th century, is one of the famous salt villages in Ninh Hoa. The salt-making season starts from January to July. However, to harvest quality white salt, the best time is from April to June. Salt-making time is usually in the two-session time frame: early morning (4am - 8am) and late afternoon (5:30 - 6pm).

Address: Ninh Diem salt village, Ninh Diem, Ninh Hoa town

Top things to do in Nha Trang

5 - Enjoying Ninh Hoa grilled spring rolls when visiting Doc Let beach

ninh hoa grilled spring rolls near doc let beach nha trang
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Grilled spring rolls are one of the typical dishes of central Vietnam. The pork is ground, fermented with spice and grilled on charcoal creating an incredible smell & flavor. The grilled pork is rolled with some slices of cucumber, pineapple, lettuce and herbs by rice paper and dipped into the special sauce.

Recommended place to enjoy spring rolls near Doc Let beach:

- Ba Nam grilled spring rolls: 

Address: No.50 Le Loi street, Ninh Hoa town

Opening hours 5am - 6pm

Phone number: 0258 385 155. 

Top best beaches in Nha Trang

III - Doc Let beach accommodation

Nha Trang city is a top beach paradise in Vietnam, and Doc Let area is worthwhile and an ideal beach spot to opt to in Nha Trang. 

Here below are some top beach resorts that offer guests comfortable rooms and all-exclusive services for the best relaxing vacation. 

1 - GM Doc Let beach resort and spa

GM resort in doc let beach nha trang
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This resort has an outdoor swimming pool, private beach, and green space where you can enjoy a full & enjoyable beach vacation. 

- Address: No.277 Le Hong Phong street, Ninh Thuy ward, Ninh Hoa town

- Room rate: 2,000,000 - 3,400,000 VND / night ($86 - 146.5)

- Phone number: 0258 3524 468

2 - “Some days of silence” resort and spa

Simply designed with nature-friendly materials such as wood, brick, and leaf and gardens creating a comfortable stay for guests. 

- Address: Group 2, Dong Hai, Ninh Hai ward, Ninh Hoa town

- Room rate: 1,000,000 - 2,400,000 VND / night ($43 - 103.4)

- Phone number: 0258 3670 952

3 - Paradise resort Doc Let

The resort offers guests the best stay at eco-friendly bungalows and high-end services. Private swimming pool and 

- Address: Group 2, Dong Hai, Ninh Hai ward, Ninh Hoa town

- Room rate: 1,000,000 - 2,250,000 VND / night ($43 -97)

- Phone number: 093 828 49 48

Top resorts in Nha Trang

Doc Let beach map



Doc Let beach Vietnam is one of the best places in central Vietnam for enjoying a beach vacation and experiencing the local life. Top things to do when visiting the beaches in Nha Trang are having a mud bath, taking a snorkeling or scuba-diving tour, and visiting the local markets or fishing villages. 

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