An Bang Beach Hoi An: A Beautiful Place to Escape from Bustle Life

An Bang beach is near the old town, only 4 km. Many tourists choose this beautiful place to relax, bathe while traveling in Hoi An.

An Bang beach is peaceful, containing a pensive and calm look, in contrast to the vibrant Cua Dai beach of youthful and modern life.

An Bang Beach
An Bang Beach | © Vietnamdrive

An Bang Beach

An Bang beach belongs to Cam An ward, Hoi An City, this place refers to the public beach for the local people to swim in the early morning and late afternoon, so An Bang still retains its wild and pure beauty.

  • Address: Hai Ba Trung Street, Cam An Ward, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 24/24
  • Entrance fee: free, but you will pay for parking, chair to sit, and other services on the beach

Only a few kilometers from Hoi An Ancient Town, tourists come here, set foot on the smooth white sand, watch the light purple seaweed flowers growing on the gentle sand, step into the clear, freshwater, all let the soul comfortably. You will gently harmonize with nature, get rid of the sorrows of the hustle and bustle life.

You will be amazed at the unique beauty of An Bang beach. The wide beach with the blue color of the seawater and the sky combines with the ivory-white sand, like thin horizontal silk.

Outstanding on the beach is the image of simple basket boats of the fishermen. Looking at these basket boats, you seem to find special peaceful feelings of the local life. And, they can become a beautiful background for your photos.

basket boats in An Bang Beach
Plenty of basket boats in An Bang Beach | © Vietnamdrive

Coming here, stretching your hands to breathe deeply to feel the fresh air, the salty taste of the sea breeze will make you feel relaxed like you’re lost in a fairytale world. So, you will be able to get rid of all the tiredness, sorrow, and worries of life.

What to do in An Bang Beach

Walking on the beach in the early morning can be a romantic activity at An Bang Beach. What is more interesting than waking up early in a remote place to catch the sunrise at sea. Step by step lightly on the smooth sand. Watch the sun slowly rise out of the sea. See the first warm rays of morning sunshine. The whole sea seemed to be in red. You will have a great moment with your partner on this beach.

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Sunrise on An Bang Beach | @ujeong__cmyk

Many visitors who do not like the noise of the city center often come to An Bang beach to enjoy the tranquility, the serene beauty, swim comfortably, lie on a reading chair, bask in the sunny sea, and quietly watch Cu Lao Cham island in the distance, and when the sun is high, stay in the coconut leaf roofs to avoid the sun.

At noon, when the sun is strong, each ray of golden sunlight shines down on the ground, the area of the beach creates a sparkling space like you are lost in a treasure trove of gems.

And, you do not worry about the sunburn because many huts with coconut leaves or palm umbrellas are available. After bathing, you can lie on long chairs or hammocks to rest and sunbathe.

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Many umbrellas to escape from the sun on An Bang Beach | @anita.ryvita

Not only swimming, but the guests coming here can also try adventure games on the sea such as windsurfing, canoeing on the sea. The waves of An Bang beach are big and strong from September to March, very suitable for those who are passionate about water ball throwing, wave jumping, and surfing.

Walking around An Bang beach, you will find beautiful eateries coming up here a lot. You can sit in the restaurant while sipping drinks and trying tasty food while watching the sea.

So, when coming to this beach, you can also enjoy much delicious seafood, such as fried squid with fish sauce, grilled lobster, steamed sea fish. Also taste Hoi An local food, such as Cao Lau, Banh Beo, and barbecue pork. All of these will give you happiness in each sense.

food in An Bang Beach
food in An Bang Beach | @photoramz

If you are too familiar with a noisy and bustling place, and you want to find a place that is both peaceful and rustic, you should come to An Bang Beach. Come here to enjoy the delight in the paradise of the tranquil life.

The restaurants to eat in An Bang beach

Coming to An Bang beach, you will enjoy the tasty dishes of fresh seafood. Here are some restaurants that you can come to taste.

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Enjoy seafood in An Bang Beach | © The H’mong Sisters

The H’mong sisters Hoi An

  • Address: Lot 7, An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, closed on Monday
  • Phone: 0914 85 23 66

 The H’mong sisters Hoi An restaurant specializes in serving popular seafood dishes. The restaurant space is very beautiful and airy.

Nam Gia Restaurant

  • Address: Lot 2, An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Phone: 0905 20 60 76

Nam Gia Restaurant has been voted as the first place serving seafood on An Bang beach for many years. The restaurant always supplies different kinds of fresh seafood.

Hung Restaurant

  • Address: Lot 6 An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 11:45 pm
  • Phone: 0973 29 24 81

Hung Restaurant specializes in serving dishes: crab, fish, and shrimp at an affordable price for the local families and tourists coming to An Bang beach. The staff here are very agile and friendly.

3 bars in An Bang beach with romantic sea view

Hoi An not only attracts tourists with ancient streets, delicious local food but also by beautiful beaches. And if you have come there already, do not miss the opportunity to check-in with these 3 sea-view bars.

bar in an bang beach
© The Deck House An Bang Beach

The Deck House An Bang Beach

  • Address: An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm on Saturday, closed Sunday to Friday
  • Phone: 090 565 81 06

The Deck House locates on the lovely An Bang beach and is one of the most beautiful Hoi An bars with a sea view, loved by many tourists. When you come there, you will attract you with an extremely spacious and airy space, covered with 2 main colors of blue and white.

The Deck House has a simple design, not picky, but just thoughtful. The generosity comes from the tropical style with coconut trees, palm leaves, water jars. Typically, the bar combines with the sea and sand to create a very pleasant feeling.

Soul Kitchen Beach Bar & Restaurant

  • Address: An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 8:00am – 11:00pm, daily
  • Phone: 090 644 03 20

Soul Kitchen is next to The Deck House. Although this bar has just come, many tourists have voted this place as a beautiful Hoi An bar with a sea view. Unlike the surrounding bars, this bar has the design of Vietnamese style with leaf roofs, bamboo tables, and a romantic view overlooking the sea.

Blush Beach Club Hoi An

  • Address: Lac Long Quang Street, Dien Ngoc Commune, Dien Ban District, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Phone: 0235 3869 988

Actually, Blush Beach Club Hoi An is not on An Bang beach, but it is near there, on Dien Ngoc beach. So, you can access this bar on the road along the beach, 15 minutes from An Bang Beach.

As a new Hoi An sea view bar, Blush Beach is the first and largest international standard beach club complex in Vietnam. Here, you will have fun in a large space up to 1.4ha overlooking the pool and sea to help you enjoy the fresh air and nature.

Accommodations on An Bang beach to stay overnight

For the convenience of travel and relaxation when traveling to An Bang beach for your family, you should choose some of the following resting places:

accommodation in an bang beach
© An Bang Beach Hideaway

An Bang Beach Hideaway Homestay

  • Address: An Bang Beach, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Price from: 1,100,000 VND/room

This homestay with a friendly style is the most popular when traveling to An Bang beach for the family. The homestay right near An Bang beach, just walk about 10 minutes has a professional service style. You will find excitement right from the unique and fancy decorations.

An Bang Seaside Village

  • Address: Cam An, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Phone: 090 523 61 22
  • Price from: 1,300,000VND/room

The perfect accommodations are for a relaxing paradise when traveling to An Bang beach. An Bang Seaside Village is one of the most impressive homestays in An Bang beach. This place follows the style of a lovely homestay with youthful and fresh colors, creating lively blue and white rooms.

Red Flower Cottage Homestay

  • Address: Lac Long Quan Street, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Phone: 0769 444 567
  • Price from 900,000 VND / night

Red Flower Cottage is a 2-minute walk from An Bang beach. The green space here is in a large garden combined with lovely tables and chairs. The homestay has only 5 bedrooms with a thatched roof. Typically, there are services to look after babies when you travel with your children.

An Bang Garden Homestay

  • Address: Alley 141 Nguyen Phan Vinh, Hoi An City, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Phone: 090 355 79 74
  • Price from 850,000 VND / night

Homestay is about 3 minutes walk from An Bang beach. There is only one room type here, the garden view bedroom. The rooms are always full of sunshine, the aroma of plants, and the cool breeze.

The furniture designed follows the minimalistic style but very comfortable. Resting in a garden house close to the sea, your family will have a pleasant vacation in the beautiful​​An Bang beach.


In fact, An Bang Beach is one of the beautiful beaches in Hoi An, famous attractions for relaxing and escaping from the noisy life.

Vietnamdrive likes to come to An Bang beach in the early morning to enjoy the down on the sea, and late afternoon after 4:00 pm to swim during the hot days of summer from May to September.

We do not know to surf, but we see some foreign tourists surf there in any season, but the strong waves which have the most surfing people come from October to March.

Swimming or spending overnight at a homestay in An Bang beach is an exciting experience that can give you great moments for your holidays in Hoi An as well as in Vietnam.

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