Quy Nhon which has long remained one of the best-kept secrets of Vietnam is slowly coming to limelight. This city which is less crowded has beautiful untouched beaches, friendly people and a chilled out culture is a perfect place for tourists to unwind. It is thus very common for travelers to sojourn in Quy Nhon while traveling between Danang and Nha Trang.
Besides, this city with a small town charm is also gradually gaining popularity as a full-fledged tourist destination in itself. Not only does it offer options which are light on the pocket for budget travelers, but it also offers a range of luxury alternatives for those who like a little indulgence. Here are some of our top picks for hotels and vacation rentals in Quy Nhon.
Located in the heart of the city, this beachfront hotel has around 170 well-equipped rooms with private balconies offering splendid sea views. Situated at a short walking distance from Co-Op Mart supermarket and Quy Nhon Square as well as a few kilometers away from well-known places of interests like Queen’s beach, Han Mac Tu, this 4-star luxury hotel’s location is a great convenience to weary travelers. This hotel also has one of the best spas in the city where the travelers can enjoy a relaxing massage.
The staff are very friendly and can speak English. This hotel has some tour options that the guests can choose from during their stay here. One of the best-rated properties in Quy Nhon, Hotel Seagull definitely offers luxury at affordable prices.
Address: 489 An Duong Vuong, Quy Nhon, Vietnam (see map)
Price: from 81 USD / night for 2 people
If you are a bunch of friends or a family of four and wish to stay together, then the city has a homely homestay by LaRose at Hoang Anh Gia Lai apartments, the city’s only apartment building. This well-furnished two-bedroom flat is located in one of Quy Nhon’s prime locations and is close to the beach, a number of restaurants and karaokes. Besides, there is a grocery store which can take care of your daily needs, a spa, a salon and a small apparel store on the ground floor of this building.
Situated on the 11th floor, this flat offers stunning sea views from all its rooms. The wooden floors and furniture give it a nice cozy feel. It has a well-equipped kitchen too which is a bonus point if you enjoy cooking. This apartment easily accommodates four people and is excellent for people who want to stay back for a couple of days and explore the city. Watching the sunset in the evening with your daily cuppa in your hand and a gentle sea breeze blowing on your face, doesn’t it sound relaxing already?
LaRose Homestay two-bedroom apartment
Price: from 1.134 Million VND / night (around 50 USD)
Number of Guests: 4
Situated in Bai Xep fishing village - around 14 kilometers (9 miles) from the city, Life’s A Beach is a popular accommodation with backpackers, especially couples. Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this place has a private beach with a hillside jungle in the backdrop and turquoise waters in the front. Imagine how amazing it would be to keep lying in a hammock on the beach wasting hours during the day and sleeping to the sound of the waves at night in such a place.
Life’s A Beach offers a mix of accommodation units like bamboo beach houses, budget dorms, rustic tree-houses, luxurious bungalows and spacious family rooms, thus catering to groups of all sizes and segments. All units offer panoramic sea views while some units also have air conditioning. It has a restaurant and bar perched on a rock, where you can enjoy a chilled cocktail while watching the spectacle of colors that the sky is during sunset.
This place also organizes a myriad of activities like bonfires, fishing, snorkeling, sightseeing, and karaoke. Besides, all staff members speak good English. So if you are looking for a truly wild experience on a deserted beach, then this is the place for you.
Life's A Beach
Address: To 2, Khu Vuc 1, Bai Xep, Phuong Ghenh Rang, Thanh Pho, Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh, Xóm Bãi Xép, Vietnam (see map)
Price: from 43 USD / night
If you are a big fan of ‘The Beatles’ and are looking for an accommodation which is close to city center and is also pocket-friendly, then you should head to John & Paul Inn. Started by two Vietnamese brothers John & Paul just a couple of months ago, this hostel is new, modern and clean. It has 4-bed and 6-bed dormitories as well as double rooms. All dorms and rooms have air-conditioning and are accompanied with a private bathroom as well as a balcony that offers exquisite views of the city.
There is an on-site bar that offers signature cocktails and some lip-smacking international food, with super-cool rock songs playing in the background. They also have a rent-a-bike facility. The staff can speak English, are friendly and go out of their way to help the guests feel comfortable. This hostel is at a walking distance from the beach, Han Mac Tu and supermarkets like Big C and Metro. This place can be a complete value for money for budget travelers.
John & Paul Inn
Address: 63 Chuong Duong, Nguyen Van Cu Ward, Quy Nhon, Vietnam (see map)
Price: from 5 USD / night
Santorino, offering a feel of Santorini in Greece, is a homestay located in the heart of Quy Nhon. With the decor mainly done in white and blue, for a moment you will think that you are on the Greek island. The homestay houses a coffee shop on the 1st floor, rooms with air-conditioning as well as shared bathrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors and a terrace that can be used to enjoy a chilled beer on a warm summer’s day. The rooms are simple, yet warm and cozy.
The coffee shop serves delectable cakes and beverages. There are a number of local grocery stores and restaurants nearby. Besides, this place is at a walking distance from the main beach and Co-op Mart. In addition to this, owner Winnie is a friendly host and provides valuable travel tips about food, sightseeing, and shopping to her guests. If you believe in the saying ‘beauty lies in simplicity,’ then this is the place for you.
Santorino coffee & tea homestay
Price: from 10 USD / night
Number of Guests: max of 2 in each room
AVANI is Quy Nhon’s first upscale resort located on one of the most beautiful beaches of this city. Situated around 10 kilometers from the city center, this resort gives you a tropical forest feel as soon as you enter its gates. The lobby is beautifully decorated with ornamental fountains and has an elegant atmosphere. The rooms, deluxe studio or junior ocean suite, are spacious and their decor has a medieval Vietnamese look. This award winning resort has a coffee shop, a bar, and lounge as well as a cliff-top restaurant that serves mouthwatering Eastern and Western cuisine.
The restaurant offers spectacular views of the sea and city lights in the distance, especially on a moonlit night. They have a private beach which can be used to organize a private barbecue party. It also has a spa which looks like it is built in the middle of a tropical rain-forest with bamboo and other trees growing all around. In addition to these, the resort can arrange a dinner on the beach with a romantic setting for special occasions. This place could be a perfect accommodation option for couples who are on their honeymoon. This resort offers one more value for their money in addition to the peace and comfort it provides.
AVANI Quy Nhon Resort & Spa
Address: Ghenh Rang, Bai Dai Beach, Quy Nhon, Vietnam (see map)
Price: from 202 USD / night for 2 people
Located far away from the bustling city, on a quiet and pristine beach is the seven star FLC Luxury hotel. With grand and elegantly decorated lobbies, majestic swimming pools, sun-kissed decks, airy rooms with modern luxurious amenities as well as multiple on-site dining options, FLC has taken luxury to a completely new level. The property has a long stretch of sandy beach on one side and lush green golf fields on the other. All rooms have sea-facing balconies that offer panoramic views of the beach.
The restaurant serves delicious Asian and Western cuisines whereas the poolside lounge offers a variety of cocktails. Besides, there is a wine and cigar bar where connoisseurs can try out an assortment of imported wines, spirits as well as cigars. There is also a spa service which offers an array of revitalizing massages to the guests.
During their stay at FLC, guests can avail facilities like playing tennis or golf and snorkeling at additional charges. Popular tourist attractions like Nhon Ly, Eo Gio, Ky Co and Trung Luong are situated a couple of kilometers away from here. This place is for all those people who truly appreciate and love grandeur.
FLC Luxury Hotel Quy Nhon
Address: Zone 4, Nhon Ly, Cat Tien Beach, Quy Nhon, Vietnam (see map)
Price: from 143 USD / night for 2 people (Studio suite)
Perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, Aurora villas and resort are located away from the city along Highway 1D. This newly built property has different types of villas like Hilltop villa, ocean front villa and private bay villa, each of which offers remarkable views of the sea from different angles and elevations. Each of the villa categories has a separate open air Jacuzzi pools where guests can enjoy a refreshing dip while enjoying the sunset views.
There is also a spa service, a gym and a small swimming pool at this property. The resort has a private beach where guests can enjoy water-sports. Guests can also avail free use of bikes during their stay here. On special requests, the resort can set up a romantic dinner table on the rocks for couples. This place can be a good honeymoon accommodation for newly married guests giving them all the private time they need.
Aurora Villas and Resort
Price: from 156 USD / night for 2 people
Embrace serenity in Quy Nhon
For all the people who want to vacation away from the crowds in an unconventional destination, Quy Nhon has stay options for all kinds of travelers, from the ones who prefer budget traveling to the ones who like splurging. In this article, we have tried to reduce your holiday planning effort by suggesting a few of the best stay alternatives at Quy Nhon. You can do the rest. Just book your tickets and fly to this alluring destination.