Recently, Booking.com (the world’s largest online booking platform) has announced a list of 10 tourist destinations voted by tourists around the world as the most hospitable cities in Vietnam.
This list is based on 232 million reviews from real experiences of travelers who have stayed at the above attractions and has not been edited in any way.
Not only rich in scenery and culture, but these destinations also offer guests welcoming experiences and unparalleled hospitality, making your journey more complete.
Hoi An topped the list of the most hospitable cities in Vietnam, followed by Phong Nha and Ninh Binh. Hoi An also entered the list of the top 10 most hospitable cities in the world in 2022 by the previous online booking platform. Notably, Quang Binh has two destinations on this list.
1. Hoi An
Located peacefully on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Hoi An ancient town is marked in the hearts of tourists by its unique architectural complex with typical yellow brick houses and rich traditional heritage.
The best way to explore this beautiful little town is on foot, visitors will find items “suitable” for them in the handicraft shops scattered along the roadside, whether it’s silk dresses, pants, clothing, leather goods or souvenirs.
Hoi An also entered the list of the top 10 most hospitable cities in the world in 2022 by Booking.com.
2. Phong Nha
With its amazing natural beauty and kind locals, Phong Nha fully deserves the title of the second most hospitable city in Vietnam.
The blend of spectacular giant caves, colorful limestone stalactites and dense primeval forests turns Phong Nha into an ink painting that captivates visitors.
3. Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh became familiar to international tourists after its majestic landscape was chosen as the backdrop for the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island”.
Not only stopping at the magnificent limestone mountains, green rice fields and many impressive historical sites, Ninh Binh also offers visitors the opportunity to explore the rustic rural life with the companionship of kind locals.
Hue, the famous ancient capital located in central Vietnam, is known for its poetic and romantic beauty. Possessing a rich heritage, the land of Hue proudly carries within itself fascinating cultural and traditional quintessence, promising to captivate any history-loving visitor.
5. Mui Ne
With ideal conditions for sandboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing or kayaking, extreme sports enthusiasts have plenty of options to enjoy their day in Mui Ne.
If you love to relax, you can also spend a leisurely afternoon by the pool, enjoying fresh seafood at a restaurant with a beautiful sea view in Mui Ne in the sound of the waves.
6. Tuy Hoa
This will be a destination not to be missed for beach lovers, because Tuy Hoa owns a beautiful coastline, not as chaotic as the sea of Nha Trang or Mui Ne, but absolutely peaceful and comfortable.
Discovering historical-cultural stories, or admiring the architecture of the Champa people are also interesting experiences that visitors should not miss.
7. Mai Chau
For those who are looking for a quiet retreat, close to nature and culture, away from the hustle and bustle of urban areas, Mai Chau will definitely be an ideal destination.
The idyllic Mai Chau offers visitors unforgettable experiences such as cycling through immense rice fields, visiting ethnic minority villages, discovering the traditional dances and music of local people. The hospitality of the people and the peaceful and quiet atmosphere are the attractions of this place.
8. Dong Hoi
Thanks to the discovery of Son Doong – the world’s largest cave here, Dong Hoi is no longer a little-known place. Exploring the magnificent Son Doong Cave and seeing first-hand the magical moment when the sun shines through the cave’s sinkhole is guaranteed to be an incredible experience in Dong Hoi.
Sapa captivates thousands of visitors with its stunning views from the top of Fansipan mountain, picturesque ethnic villages and breathtaking terraced fields.
The warm nature and unique cultural life of the locals here are all attractions that tourists from all over the world cannot help but visit.
10. Con Dao
The tourist attraction of this place is the beautiful unspoiled natural landscape endowed with clear blue coastline and rich coral reefs, blended with a calm, peaceful atmosphere and cultural and historical imprints all over the island.