Guide to Son Tra Peninsula


Located 13 km north-east of Da Nang City, and at the height of about 693 m above sea level, Son Tra Peninsula is regarded as a precious natural pearl in Vietnam. If you have the chance to visit the peninsula, don’t forget to check out some of our travel guides.

When is the best time?

The weather in Danang is pleasant all year round, so your trip can be at anytime. However, it is recommended that you should visit Son Tra Peninsula in the summer from March to September. It doesn’t often rain a lot during this time, which is perfect for an adventure.


Son Tra Peninsula (Source: Internet)

What to see?

The Man Thai Fishing Village

The first stop that you can make is at The Man Thai Fishing Village. The local fishermen supply most of the seafood restaurants in town. If you come here early in the morning (around 6-7 a.m), you will have the chance to learn about the local lifestyles and enjoy the best seafood.

The Man Thai Fishing Village

The Man Thai Fishing Village (Source: Internet)

Linh Ung Pagoda

Built on a site of 12 hectares on the Son Tra Peninsula in 2011, the Linh Ung Pagoda is considered the largest pagoda in Da Nang in terms of scale and artistic architecture. The pagoda is well-known for its beautiful 67-meter-tall Goddess of Mercy statue standing on a lotus-shaped platform. 

Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda (Source: Internet)

Ban Co Peak

Ban Co peak is also one of tourist attractions that you should not miss when exploring Son Tra Peninsula. Unlike other places, you can experience the beautiful and poetic scenes of Son Tra peninsula when traveling all the way up to the top. Be sure to use a motorbike in good condition to climb the roads, and the trip would be better in the summer.

Ban Co Peak

Ban Co peak (Source: Internet)

Sandy beaches

There are many famous beaches around the peninsula such as North Beach, South Beach, Bai But, Bai Tien Sa beach with the crystal clear blue water. Visiting one of these beaches, you can experience a wide range of leisure activities in a pristine setting, including swimming, sunbathing on sandy coast, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

Sandy beaches in Danang

Beautiful beaches on the Son Tra Peninsula (Source: Internet)

Tien Sa Port

With beautiful natural surroundings, Tien Sa Port has recently become a popular tourist destination in Da Nang and soon it will play an essential role in the system of Vietnam’s ports. Coming to this land, you will not be disappointed because this would also be perfect experience that helps you to learn more about ways of seamen’s life.

Tien Sa Port

Tien Sa Port (Source: Internet)

Where to stay?

You can hardly find a hotel or other types of accommodation along the way to the peninsula. Hence, after your trip to this beautiful area, you can come back to the city centre to stay. There are varieties of places according to your preferences, ranging from luxurious hotels, home stays to backpacker hostels. Wherever you choose to stay, you will surely have amazing experiences.

The Son Tra Peninsula is not only famous for its amazing views, but for a wide range of leisure activities to do also. Discover this wonderful peninsula with hellodanangvietnam and you will definitely fall in love with it!

Author Since: Jan 16, 2019

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