An Bang Beach Hoi An Guide: Food, Vibe & Tips
An Bang beach is a popular destination in Hoi An, Vietnam. It stands out with a long stretch of fine white sand, peaceful waves, and lovely beach bars.
Best time to visit An Bang Beach
The best time to visit An Bang beach is from May to September. At this time, the sky is clear with sunshine and little rain.
You should avoid coming here from October to November. It’s a rainy season, and there can be heavy rain and storm. The waves are usually strong, so it’s not suitable for swimming.
Read more: The best time to visit Hoi An.
Things to do at An Bang Beach
Walk along the beach.
I love walking along the fine white sand coast. You will enjoy the peaceful space with gentle waves on the shore.
An Bang is one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, with gentle waves and poetic beauty.
Watch the sunrise and sunset.
An Bang beach is a lovely place to watch the sunrise and sunset. The first warm rays of the day will make you more excited.
An Bang beach is also famous for fresh and delicious seafood dishes.
There are several seafood restaurants near the entrance of the beach. They are open-space, local, and excellent for the money. You can see how fresh the seafood is and ask about the prices of each dish. Nam Gia and Sau restaurants are the popular ones.
Best restaurants and bars in An Bang beach
Nothing better than enjoying delicious dishes and sipping a cocktail on the beach.
You can find some excellent restaurants and bars along An Bang beach. My favorites are:
- The deck house
- Soul Kitchen
- La Plague
How to get to An Bang Beach
An Bang beach is about 3km from Hoi An center to the east and 29 km from Da Nang city.
From Da Nang to An Bang beach
It takes about 30 minutes to get from Da Nang to An Bang.
From Da nang city center, you head in the direction of the sea and then follow Pham Van Dong and Vo Nguyen Giap street.
This is one of the most beautiful routes in the city, and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.
Keep going straight on Vo Nguyen Giap street and continue on Lac Long Quan street.
When you see Hai Ba Trung street, turn left. Continue to the end of the road you will see An Bang beach.
Read more: Check my Da Nang to Hoi An travel guide for more tips.
From Hoi An town to An Bang beach
Drive along Hai Ba Trung Street in the direction of Cua Dai. When you reach the end of the road, cross the intersection and continue 1 km to the beach.
Getting around Hoi An
There are several means of transportation to An Bang beach and around Hoi An: taxi, Grab, motorbike and bicycle.
Taking a taxi or a Grab car is a comfortable and convenient option.
The taxi price is about 13,000 VND per km/4-seat car and 14,000 VND per km/7-seat-car. The price you have to pay = Fares x distance you will travel (km).
I usually take Grab as it shows me the fee before going, and it’s safe.
A private car charter
You can also hire a private car for a day to explore Hoi An town and then visit the beach in the afternoon.
Renting a motorbike
Riding a motorbike is an excellent way to explore Hoi An town and the surrounding areas.
Motorbike rental service is quite popular in Hoi An, and you can rent them in a rental shop or ask your hotel.
The rental price is 100,000 VND to 150,000 VND per day, depending on vehicle type.
Riding a bicycle is also a lovely way to explore Hoi An. Many hotels offer complimentary bikes, or you can rent one at an affordable price ($2/day).
Places to visit in Hoi An
You can combine your trip to An Bang beach with several attractions in Hoi An.
You can also try Hoi An food tour and join a lantern-making class for better experiences. Watching the Hoi An Memories show is also an excellent way to spend a night in Hoi An.
If you have more time, I highly suggest visiting My Son sanctuary and Cham island as a day trip.