Cua dẻo Beach is one of Hoi An’s favourite beaches. Loved by the Vietnamese and also attracting thousands of tourists each year. It is conveniently positioned south of most of the coastal line in Hoi An, making it the closest beach khổng lồ Hoi An’s Ancient Town.

Sadly, over the past few years, the beach has suffered from erosion, resulting in Cua dai beach having less sand. The community are trying hard khổng lồ prevent it getting any worse, putting up large sand bags khổng lồ keep the remaining beach from being washed away. Although erosion has limited the beach access to many restaurants & resorts, there is still plenty to do here and Cua dẻo Beach continues to grow in tourist numbers every year.


A girl watches as friends và family swim at Cua dai Beach

A swimmer enjoys the calm water at Cua dai Beach

How lớn Find Cua dai Beach

Cua dai beach is quite long và appears very differently depending on which kết thúc you come in from.

To visit the busier end – head to lớn Hoi An Beach Resort. Opposite is a large parking area & the main entrance lớn the beach. Parking here costs 5,000 VND (0.20 USD) for the whole day.

To visit the quieter end, head lớn Beachside Seafood Cafe. From here it takes you straight down to lớn the beach & there’s the added bonus of không tính tiền parking.

A xe taxi from Hoi An’s Ancient Town, costs you around 60,000 VND (2.60 USD)



Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort and Spa

Address: Cua Dai

After something a little more high end? Head to Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort and spa làm đẹp and their restaurant L’annam. They offer all-day dining serving Vietnamese dishes, Western style food and vegetarian options. The indoor decor is stunning, clean & comfortable. Especially on a hot day, escape the heat, under the restaurant’s ceiling fans which cool you right down the minute you walk in.

For the best giảm giá in town Hidden recommends visiting on a Sunday at 12pm, when the restaurant hosts its delicious weekly brunch. Treat yourself khổng lồ an amazing assortment of food with freeflow sparkling wine for 790,000 VND (34 USD) or không tính tiền flow beer & soft drink for 590,000 VND (26 USD). When you finish your delicious brunch, enjoy the không tính phí access to their breathtaking private pool until 4pm.


Hoi An Beach Resort

Address: 1 Cua dẻo – Rate/Night: 2,045,000 lớn 3,800,000 VND (89 lớn 165 USD)

Hoi An Beach Resort is also situated down the southern, lively kết thúc of Cua dẻo Beach. This glamorous khách sạn has two outdoor swimming pools, free WiFi, a two-way shuttle bus lớn Hoi An Ancient Town, private beach, fitness centre, spa, airport shuttle & bar. Each room has either a sea, river or garden view. This khách sạn has so much at its doorstep và it makes everything that is a little further away much easier to lớn visit with its shuttle bus service. This khách sạn is most popular with honeymooners and families.

Spas at Cua Dai

If the sound of the crashing waves and the feel of sand between your toes isn’t relaxing enough – get yourself a Vietnamese massage. Once you’ve crossed the Cua dai Bridge, you’ll see spa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp treatments on offer absolutely everywhere. Khổng lồ make it easier for you khổng lồ choose, here are our favourite three.

Foot mas sa on the Beach

Vietnamese women along the beach walk by offering amazing foot massages to people lying on the beach. What better place to get an incredible foot mát xa than on the sand? Lay back, listen to the waves & enjoy the relaxing pamper.

Cua dẻo Beach Spa

Address: Cua Dai

Cua dẻo Beach spa làm đẹp is one of the many spas on the road leading up to lớn the beach. Conveniently positioned close enough to the beach, resorts and restaurants but far enough away to lớn no longer hear the craziness of Cua Dai. Cua dẻo Beach spa offers many different treatments from a bầu massage lớn a honeymoon package and everything in between. The offers range khổng lồ fit every budget from 100,000 to lớn 950,000 VND (4.30 khổng lồ 41 USD).

Koi Resort Spa

Address: Cua Dai

What makes the Koi Resort and spa làm đẹp such an attractive destination is the picturesque setting và variety of facilities on offer to spa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp attendees. From the moment you cross the bridge over the river khổng lồ the resort, it is beauty & splendour all around. Weather permitting, request to have your mas sa outdoors in a curtained canopy.

The spa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp has its own bar/cafe area & a magnificent 25-metre lap pool. For a real hedonistic splurge, make use of the swim-up bar. The most impressive feature is the private sauna and shower in most treatment rooms. There is also a larger area with a sauna, jacuzzi, steam room & indoor pool. Tranquillity & beauty mark this setting as unforgettable.

Hidden Hint: A spa làm đẹp Buffet menu offers extremely reasonable rates for a combination of three to lớn five treatments. Each nhà cửa selected is 30 minutes in length; making the package of three treatments 90-minutes long, costing only 850,000 VND (36.60 USD).

Poolside spa làm đẹp beds at Koi Resort and spa in Hoi An’s Cua dẻo beach. Photo: Christine Moller

Hidden’s Thoughts

Cua dẻo Beach has so much to lớn offer any age group on any budget. From the northern kết thúc with the cheaper & quieter Vietnamese vibe to the southern over with its five star resorts, spa chăm sóc sức khỏe và làm đẹp treatments, water sports & restaurants. There’s so much at your doorstep to keep you occupied for days. Many resorts offer shuttle buses khổng lồ the Old Town & back too, so you won’t ever be short of something khổng lồ do.

Enjoy your mornings meditating with the waves, your Sunday brunches at the Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort. Get a massage in the afternoon, then spend your early evenings jumping into the waves off the sandbags. All before a quick shower & spruce up to lớn dine at a glamorous restaurant và sip cocktails on the beach… Bliss!