Top things to do

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Nha Trang

Po Nagar Cham Towers

Built between the 7th and 12th centuries, these four Cham Towers are still actively used for worship by Cham, Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhists. Originally the complex had seven or eight towers, but only four remain,…
Top Choice Beach in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Beach

Forming a magnificent sweeping arc, Nha Trang's 6km-long golden-sand beach is the city's trump card. Various sections are roped off and designated for swimmers (where you won't be bothered by jet skis or boats). The…
Top Choice Japanese in Nha Trang

Kiwami

An intimate, highly authentic neighbourhood Japanese place that gets everything right. There's a specialist sushi chef: perch on a bar stool and watch him at work or sit in one of the side alcoves. All your favourit…
Top Choice International in Nha Trang

Sailing Club

A beachfront institution. People-watch from elegant seating by day, sip on a cocktail at sundown, dine on gourmet food under the stars and then burn it all off on the dance floor. There are three separate menus – Vi…
Top Choice Greek in Nha Trang

Mix

Somehow Christos, the affable, kind-hearted Greek owner, manages to keep the quality high and prices moderate at his ever-busy, noisy restaurant – a Herculean effort. Everything is freshly prepared and beautifully p…
Top Choice Brewery in Nha Trang

Louisiane Brewhouse

Microbreweries don't get much more sophisticated than this. Louisiane's copper vats have a helluva view, gazing over an inviting swimming pool down to a private strip of sand. There are six brews to try, including a…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Nha Trang

Lac Canh Restaurant

This bustling, smoky, scruffy and highly enjoyable place is crammed most nights with groups firing up the tabletop barbecues (beef, richly marinated with spices, is the speciality, but there are other meats and seaf…
Top Choice Cosmetics in Nha Trang

Lemongrass House

A terrific little branch of a brand selling wonderful face creams (270,000d), masks, hair products, essential oils and some teas. The products are sourced from natural ingredients and made in small batches in Thaila…
Museum in Nha Trang

National Oceanographic Museum

Housed in a grand French-colonial building in the port district of Cau Da at the far south end of Nha Trang, this drab museum has 60,000 or so jars of pickled marine specimens, stuffed birds and sea mammals, and dis…
Vietnamese in Nha Trang

Lanterns

This restaurant supports local orphanages and provides scholarships programs. Flavours are predominantly Vietnamese, with specials including curries, clay pots and steaming hotpots (210,000d for two). The 'street-fo…