After exploring the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Mui Ne is a nice place to visit if you are looking for a little relaxation during your holidays. Mui Ne is located in the Southern part of Vietnam, and the best period to visit is around November till June, with average temperatures varying between 27 and 32 degrees. The most famous attractions of Mui Ne are the beautiful sand dunes. These sand dunes include both red and white sand, and tourists are given the possibility to hop on a plastic sled and slide through the dunes. You can also rent a buggy and drive through the area, or go kite surfing. Apart from the sand dunes, Mui Ne also offers several other activities near the beach, such as sailing, surfing and kayaking. Also, you can have a look at the Po Shanu Cham Towers, located near Phan Thiet. These ruins consist of three towers and a pagoda, along with a shop and gallery on the site.
If you are looking for dinner in Mui Ne, try eating with a local! Withlocals offers you the opportunity to taste authentic Vietnamese food by having a home dinner experience. Imagine, how great would it be to visit a local family’s home, cook and eat dinner together? You will be able to meet new friends and have an experience you will never forget. From September onward, you will be able to find more information about eating with locals in Mui Ne.
Until then … check out the following two restaurants in Mui Ne.
**Sandals** This restaurant offers international cuisine, and dishes vary from beer burgers to delicious sea-food. Nice place to have a bite to eat while enjoying the sound of the waves and the peaceful environment of Mui Ne. **Sindbad** The menu is inspired by Eastern, Turkish and Greek influences, resulting in dishes such as feta salad, döner kebab, hummus, bruschetta, chicken platters and much more.
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The best way to reach Mui Ne is from Ho Chi Minh City. On average, you pay around 140.000 VND for a direct bus, and the journey takes around 7 hours. You can also decide to take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet, which costs around 340.000 VND. Once inside, the most common mode of transport within Mui Ne is by motorbike. Prices for destinations along the main strip of Mui Ne are around 15.000 VND. You can also decide to take a taxi, which costs around 20.000 VND.