Nha Trang

Last Updated: 8th Jan 2014

<p>Nha Trang is a bay-side town famous for its white sandy beaches and clear emerald-green waters that make it the scuba diving capital of the country.</p> <p>Like many towns and cities in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/vietnam">Vietnam</a>, it has been known by a number of names including ‘Kauthara’ but regardless of its name, the area has gained renown over the past century as perhaps the best beach resort in Vietnam.</p> <p>The beaches are filled with local Vietnamese as well as tourists from all over the world who flock to the area for its relaxed, laid-back vibe, fantastic swimming and great nightlife. Thermal hot springs and mud baths are also available nearby and add even more of a resort feel to the town.</p>