Vung Tau is cultural, trading and educational center of Ba Ria – Vung Tau province. With a variety of scenic places especially beautiful beaches and a good infrastructure, Vung Tau attracts millions of tourists come to visit every year.
Vung Tau has subtropical climate with 2 separate seasons: wet and dry season. Cool and mild weather all year round makes it a wonderful destination for travelling.
Departing from Hochiminh city, tourists can go to Vung Tau by motorbike, by coach or hydrofoil. Arriving at the city, you should hire a bike or a motorbike for city exploration.
Vung Tau provides a diversified system of hotels and hostels. However, due to the great number of tourists in holiday season, you should book rooms in advance. The hotels in Vung Tau can satisfy the demand of individual tourists, ranging from the most luxurious hotels, 3-4 stars to budget hotels or hostels.
Food to try in Vung Tau is also a matter of concern to many visitors. Considered as a beach city, Vung Tau is famous for its fresh and special seafood. You can try food at some restaurants in Long Son, on Tran Phu or Nguyen Thai Hoc street.
Some places you should not miss when you are in Vung Tau such as Jesus Christ Statue, Thang Tam site at 77A Hoang Huy Tham street, the pagoda Niet Ban Tinh Xa (Monastery of Nirvana) on Ha Long street, Vung Tau lighthouse and so on.
As for entertainment activities, you can go swimming, canoeing or participate in unique festivals such as Dinh Co festival, Nghinh Ong festival and shooting festival.