The exquisitely picturesque town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – is an exceptionally well-preserved Southeast Asia trading port
A recent tourism boom has brought chic bars, stylish restaurants and some of Vietnam’s best handicraft shopping to Hoi An but its charm is undimmed.
Accommodation options range from small boutique hotels near the town centre to larger resorts just a few km away on the town’s golden sandy beach.
The crumbling, overgrown but undoubtedly magnificent Cham ruins of My Son are within a day trip’s distance of Hoi An, as are the tragic remains and memorial at My Lai.
Hoi An: Suggested Activities
Hoi An on a Scooter
Take an electric scooter tour and discover the charm of Hoi An and the surrounding countryside in a sustainable, and eco-friendly way.
Hoi An City Tour
Experience the beautifully preserved and UNESCO-listed Hoi An up-close and at your own pace on a walking tour to its key sites.
Reaching Out Teahouse
Enjoy afternoon tea at Reaching Out Tea House, a lovely and tranquil setting to experience the tradition of tea drinking, and also a social enterprise aimed at empowering the speech and hearing impaired, who comprise its staff.
Authentic Minority Experience
Travel outside of Hoi An or Danang for an authentic experience and insight into traditional minority village life.