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Appealing My Khe

With its long sandy beach, and blue, clear water, My Khe in Da Nang was voted by Forbes magazine as one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet. The beach has a party atmosphere in summer when a lot of festivals take place.

My Khe is a 10km beach running from Son Tra peninsula to the Marble Mountains.

Seen from above, My Khe is an immense blue color stretching to the skyline. Its water is so clear that swimmers can easily see the fish around them. At sunset, the beach is so calm that it gives a feeling of relaxation and pleasure to any visitors.

My Khe was voted for by Forbes because it met all the voting criteria, including convenient transport, a long and flat beach, favorable weather with the sun and wave conditions suitable for sports.

My Khe, one of the most attractive beaches on the planet. Photo: Tat Son

My Khe has the conditions suitable for water sports. Photo: Thanh Hoa

The beach has a party atmosphere in summer. Photo: Thanh Hoa

Works of art displayed on My Khe beach feature the local fishermen and their trade. Photo: Thanh Hoa

The first-ever bikini flashmob performance in Da Nang. Photo: Thanh Hoa 

The bikini flashmop performance attracts a lot of foreign dancers. Photo: Thanh Hoa

Basket boat racing on Pham Van Dong beach. Photo: Thanh Hoa

Driving a motor boat is a nice experience for many visitors. Photo: Thanh Hoa

My Khe is a popular beach for foreign tourists. Photo: Nguyen Luan 

The peaceful atmosphere at Hoa Binh (Peace) Park on My Khe beach. Photo: Tat Son 

From My Khe beach, one can see Son Tra peninsula. Photo: Tat Son 

Although My Khe is crowded with visitors year-round, the beach is busiest in June when a lot of cultural activities take place, such as the beach carnival and basket boat racing festival.

The beach also offers recreational activities for visitors, including fishing, snorkeling and water skiing.

My Khe beach is located in the middle of other popular destinations, including Ba Na Hill, Non Nuoc beach and Son Tra peninsula in Da Nang; Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam; and Lang Co beach in Thua Thien Hue.

By Thanh Hoa, Tat Son, Nguyen Luan