Located 50km north of Nha Trang, Doc Let is a 7km long beautiful beach with white sand, turquoise and transparent water. Doc Let is without doubt one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam.
See other beautiful beaches of Nha Trang here.
What are the best months to swim at Doc Let Beach?
In Nha Trang, the rain season starts in late September and ends in December.
The best months to travel to Nha Trang and Doc Let Beach are between May and September when there is sunshine.
In the remaining months, the weather is not good for beach holiday ass the sky is often gray, the waves are sometimes strong and the water is cold.
How to go to the Doc Let Beach?
How to get to Nha Trang?
First you have to reach Nha Trang city. Nha Trang is a city in the Khanh Hoa province which is 1300km away from Hanoi and 434km from Ho Chi Minh City. We can go to Nha Trang by:
- By plane: from Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang. See timetables and prices here
- By bus: from Hoi An, HCMC … See the timetables and prices here.
- By train: from Da Nang, HCMC …. For the journey between HCMC and Nha Trang, the SNT2 train is the best choice. See schedules and prices here.
- By motorcycle: if you travel from North to South Vietnam or vice versa on motorcycle.
From Nha Trang, how to go to the Doc Let Beach?
- By local bus: from the Nha Trang city, there is the bus number 3 which leaves every 40 minutes for the Doc Let Beach. This trip takes almost 2 hours. The first bus leaves at 5am and the last at 5:30 in the afternoon. You can wait for the bus in the main streets of the city such as Quang Trung, Nguyen Thien Thuat. The ticket costs 24,000 VND.
- By motorbike: you can rent a motorbike in Nha Trang city, the road to the beach is in good condition.
- By taxi: taxi ride from Nha Trang city to Doc Let beach is 400.000VND.
- By car with driver: you can rent a car from your hotel.
What to do at Doc Let’s beach?
You can swim there, of course, do some snorkeling or some water sports. These sports are more suitable for Vietnamese I think.
Hotels and restaurants at Doc Let’s beach
If you do not like the busy city full of Russians and Chinese, a few nights at a resort in Doc Let will be fine.
2 best resorts here are White Sand Doc Let Resort & Spa and GM Doc Let Resort. The White Sand Doc Let Resort & Spa includes waterfront bungalows while the GM Doc Let Resort with its large pool is well appreciated.
Doc Let Beach is a good destination to enjoy your weekend.