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Insiders’ Top 10

Insiders’ Top 10 

 

As voted by Hoi An’s Expat Community

 

For most tourists, a trip to Hoi An is a hectic visit of day trips, tailors or whatever is popular on Trip Advisor crammed into 48 hours, often taking pot luck along the way.

 

Mindful that few visitors are in Hoi An long enough to find what they’re looking for, Hoi An Now has done the leg work for everyone. Below is a Top 10 of activities and places based on copious interviews with expats. This invaluable guide, from people who live here and know Hoi An inside out, is gold and you can be sure that it’s right on the money.

For individual expat Top 10s see Hoi An Local Favorites

To see the Maps of the Insider’s Top 10 Favorites click here.

Soul Kitchen outside, hoi an, An Bang Beach

AN BANG BEACH IN THE EVENING

all ages, good for kids, venues with great music overlooking the beach,

fabulous places to eat

Etienne and friend, Soul Kitchen, An Bang Beach, Hoi An
Cocktails Mango Mango

DO A COCKTAIL RUN

enjoy a Happy Hour or two in some of Hoi An’s

best cocktail venues whilst soaking up the magic of

Hoi An Old Town

Guide to Cocktail Happy Hours, hoi an, Green Mango
Citrus Health Spa, Hoi An. Oils

DO A SPA TREATMENT

It’s not a holiday without one!  Pay a little more to

ensure a highly trained masseur at one of the Day Spa’s:

outstanding value

Citrus Health Spa Hoi An, Stones. Root spice display
Gasshopper Adventures Promotion. Rice Fields

BIKE AROUND AND EXPLORE

Step back in time and immerse yourself

in farm life;  fun for all ages

Exploring Cam Kim Island. Water Buffalo
Basket-Boats-Arlie

BASKET BOAT THROUGH THE NIPA PALMS

Hire a motorbike/bicycle; head towards the Coconut Palm Village

and take a Jurassic Park journey in a basket boat through

the wondrous Nipa Palms.

Hoi An Kayak Tours. Channel through the Nipa Palms.
Yaly Couture, Hoi An, Vietnam, tailor shops, tailors

VISIT A TAILOR – OR TWO

You can’t leave ‘Tailor Town’ without getting a

custom made suit or dress; channel Vivian Westwood

and create your very own design!

Kimmy Tailor, Emma & Renee
Hoi An Diving Center. Beach

VISIT CHAM ISLAND

Pristine, untouched; a must for divers

great for all ages; for thrill seekers take

a speed boat (they’re fast!)

Hoi An Diving Center. Diver underwater
Marble mountain, hoi an, vietnam

MARBLE MOUNTAIN

BEST TOUR

Panoramic views, caves, temples and magnificent marble statues

marble mountains, hoi an, vietnam
Lantern Tour

WANDER THROUGH THE OLD TOWN AT NIGHT

Disney land magic soaked in history;

boat rides on the river, wish candles,

restaurants, bars, shops – it’s a fairytale for all!

Japanese Bridge, Hoi An
Hidden Beach, Hoi An, Vietnam

GET AWAY FROM IT ALL AT HIDDEN BEACH

Undeveloped; one family-run restaurant (those looking for restaurant choice, ‘energy’ and more facilities, head to An Bang Beach)

hidden beach, hoi an, vietnam

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