- 1 Where is the best location to stay in Hoi An?
- 2 Is it better to stay in Hoi An or Da Nang?
- 3 How many days do you need in Hoi An?
- 4 Is Hoi An worth visiting?
- 5 How do I get to Cham Islands?
- 6 Is Hoi An expensive?
- 7 What is the best time of year to visit Hoi An?
- 8 How much is a taxi from Danang to Hoi An?
- 9 Which is better Hue or Hoi An?
- 10 Does Hoi An have a beach?
- 11 What food is Hoi An known for?
- 12 What is Hoi An known for?
- 13 How many days in Da Nang and Hoi An?
- 14 Where do you fly into for Hoi An?
Where is the best location to stay in Hoi An?
The best areas to be are between Hoi An town and the beach – either off Cua Dai Rd (connects to Cua Dai Beach) or Hai Ba Trung St (connects to An Bang Beach). The weather should be a big part of any decision about where to stay in Hoi An.
Is it better to stay in Hoi An or Da Nang?
When visitors choose picturesque Hoi An over vibrant Da Nang, they say it is because they find Hoi An to be a little more relaxing. Hoi An is very walkable whereas in Da Nang the areas of interest are more widespread, there’s a distinct lack of a town centre and you are required to go longer distances.
How many days do you need in Hoi An?
I recommend a minimum of three full days to explore all that Hoi An has to offer. This gives you enough time to see Hoi An and its beaches, spend an afternoon in Da Nang, and maybe take a day trip to My Son (see below).
Is Hoi An worth visiting?
As for Hoi An, it’s definitely worth your visit. Great beach (Cua Dai) and you’re gonna have fun exploring this ancient town and do your shopping (yeah, it sure is cheap). You wouldn’t want to miss these cities, so 1 1/2 days in Hue and 2 days in Hoi An may be a good choice. Enjoy your trip!
How do I get to Cham Islands?
From Hoi An city, there are three ways to get to Cham island:
- Hire a private canoe: this is the fastest but most expensive way to go and it takes around 15 to 20 minutes to reach Cham island.
- Buy a canoe ticket: You can also travel by canoe, but you have to go with others.
Is Hoi An expensive?
You should plan to spend around d979,670 ($42) per day on your vacation in Hoi An, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, d171,049 ($7.41) on meals for one day and d337,841 ($15) on local transportation.
What is the best time of year to visit Hoi An?
The dry season is from February until July. These months provide plenty of sunshine, with warm temperatures. Some feel the best time to visit Hoi An is between February and April, when rainfall is low and temperatures are comfortable. Others think it is best to wait a little longer, until May and June.
How much is a taxi from Danang to Hoi An?
Danang to Hoi An transport overview
|Private car & driver||From $25 (3 pax)||45 minutes|
|Hoi An Express airport shuttle||$8.40/person||75 minutes|
|Private taxi||From $18 (3 pax)||45 minutes|
|Shared taxi||From $4.90/person||45 minutes|
Which is better Hue or Hoi An?
Hoi An during the day is very relaxed and there’s not much going on, but Hoi An has a really good cafe scene, way better than Hue. So if you just want to take it easy then relax in a cafe, maybe do a cooking class, or a bicycle trip into the nearby countryside for a bit.
Does Hoi An have a beach?
Hoi An has something for everybody including sandy beaches. So you can enjoy the culture and shops of the Old Town, the calm beauty of the countryside, and relaxing white sand beaches packed with great bars and restaurants. Hoi An’s beaches are technically one line of coast, split up into some distinct areas.
What food is Hoi An known for?
Hoi An Food Favorites
- Cao Lau. Cau Lau is our favorite Hoi An food specialty.
- Banh Mi. This chicken Banh Mi at the Banh Mi Queen was loaded with chicken, vegetables, pate, egg sauce, papaya and cucumber.
- Mi Quang.
- White Rose Dumplings.
- Banh Xeo.
- Fried Wontons.
- Street Food.
What is Hoi An known for?
Hoi An is famous across Vietnam for its textile industry and one of the reasons many people come here is to get clothes tailor made for them. To that end, you will find amazing tailors all over town and you can choose from a plethora of silks, others textiles and patterns to make your own personalized creations.
How many days in Da Nang and Hoi An?
If you are visiting Da Nang, Hoi An and Hue and thinking how long you need to spend in the area, I would suggest you go for 4 days / 3 nights minimally.
Where do you fly into for Hoi An?
Firstly, travellers coming to Hoi An by plane typically fly into Da Nang International Airport (See our full guide to the Da Nang International Airport which is a just 29.5km from Hoi An.