Vung Tau has 20 km of coastline with famous soft-sand beaches and calm waters, with five beaches scattered over the peninsula:
Bai Truoc, also called Front Beach, is located on the northern side of Vung Tau. Restaurants, kiosks, and hotels are close to the beach.
Vong Nguyen, also called O Quan Beach, is a peaceful cove with good wind. Surfers particularly enjoy this area.
Bai Dua or Dua Beach is located approximately 2 km from the center of the city. People who do not like crowded beaches particularly enjoy this quiet beach.
Bai Sau, also called Back Beach, is the longest stretch of sand on the peninsula. It is located approximately 2 km from town on the southeastern side of Vung Tau. It is exposed to South China Sea wind and surfing there is excellent.
Bai Dau Beach is located at the foot of Lon Mountain. It is a small quiet beach, 3 km northwest of Vung Tau.
Ba Ria Vung Tau Giang Administrative Zones
Town: Ba Ria.
Districts: Chau Duc, Xuyen Moc, Tan Thanh, Long Dien, Dat Do, Con Dao.
Vung Tau Climate
There are two distinct seasons: the dry (from November to April) and the rainy (from May to December). The annual average temperature is 27ºC.
Road: Ba Ria – Vung Tau has National Highway 56 to Dong Nai Province, National Highway 55 to Binh Thuan Province, National Highway 51 to Ho Chi Minh City. Express buses leave for Bien Hoa, Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho and some others.
Air: There are flights from Vung Tau to the Con Dao Islands.
Boat: Vina Express operates hydrofoils from central Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau.