If you are looking for a peaceful tourist destination, close to nature and the sea, then Dam Mon Peninsula in Nha Trang is an excellent choice. This is a peninsula with a poetic, pristine beauty, surrounded by more than 20 large and small islands, 30 beaches, and primeval forest. You will experience interesting tourist activities, explore beautiful landscapes like paintings, and enjoy delicious seafood dishes. Let’s explore Dam Mon Peninsula - the pristine tourist paradise in Nha Trang through this article!
Dam Mon Peninsula is located in Van Phong Bay, belonging to Van Thanh commune, Van Ninh district, Khanh Hoa province, about 104 km from Nha Trang city to the North on National Highway 1A (45 km by sea). The peninsula has a natural area of 128 km2, is one of the tourist destinations that the World Tourism Organization has surveyed and highly appreciated. The peninsula consists of three villages: Dam Mon Ha, Dam Mon Thuong, and Xuan Dung, where the simple and hospitable fishermen live.
To get to Dam Mon Peninsula, you can move by various means, such as motorbikes, self-driving cars, tourist cars, or buses. Depending on your preferences and budget, you can choose the most suitable way to move. If you like freedom and exploration, you can rent a motorbike for about 150,000 VND/vehicle/day. If you go with a group of friends or family, you can rent a 4-seater, 7-seater, or 16-seater tourist car with a driver at a price from 900,000 VND to 2,000,000 VND/trip. If you want to save costs, you can take a bus from the North bus station to Dam Mon bus station in Van Gia district.
The most beautiful time to travel to Dam Mon is from March to August, when the tropical climate is mild, the sunshine is full, and the sea water is clear. You will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful sunrise and sunset on the white sand, immerse yourself in the cool water, and let your soul into the fresh air of the sea.
Coming to Dam Mon Peninsula, you will not lack attractive destinations to visit and play. You can visit Dam Mon village, where you can learn about the life and culture of the local people, shop for fresh seafood or pre-processed. You can also go to Dam Mon Thuong, where there is a large freshwater lake, surrounded by lush coconut ranges. If you want to find tranquility and peace, you can go to Xuan Dung village, where there is a pristine beach, few people pass by, and there are many simple wooden houses for you to rent to rest.
A must-see destination when coming to Dam Mon Peninsula is Thien An Pagoda, an ancient pagoda located on the highest mountain of the peninsula. From the pagoda, you can admire the panoramic view of Dam Mon Peninsula, Van Phong Bay, and the surrounding islands. The pagoda also has a large cave, where there are many Buddha statues and religious items. You can also participate in ceremonies to pray for peace, pray for blessings, and feel the purity and sacredness of this place.
If you are a person who loves exploration and adventure, you should not miss the opportunity to conquer Doi Cape, the East of the country. To get to Doi Cape, you have to walk about 2 km on the red dirt road, through the cactus ranges and white sand dunes. When you arrive, you will admire a unique landscape, where there are two land capes protruding into the sea, forming a pair of twin capes. You can also take a commemorative photo with the km 0 sign, a symbol of the East of the country.
In addition, Dam Mon Peninsula also has many beautiful and pristine beaches, which you can choose to swim, lie on the sand, or participate in underwater activities. Some famous beaches are: Ong Hao beach, Xuan Dung beach, Me beach, Ong Co beach…