The ultimate family travel guide to Central Vietnam

Traveling together allows families to spend quality time, strengthen relationships, and create lasting memories through shared experiences. If you’re considering Central Vietnam for your next family holiday because of its pleasant weather, friendly locals, and diverse scenery, be sure to check out our latest guide below!

Traveling together allows families to spend quality time, strengthen relationships, and create lasting memories through shared experiences. If you're considering Central Vietnam for your next family holiday because of its pleasant weather, friendly locals, and diverse scenery, be sure to check out our latest guide below!

Where to stay

1. Spacious Villas

A villa is an ideal option for large families seeking both comfort and privacy. With spacious layouts and modern amenities such as refrigerators, well-equipped kitchens, BBQ space, and even swimming pools, they cater to every need of family members. Besides, each villa is thoughtfully secluded to guarantee your utmost comfort, providing the perfect setting for bonding, playing games, and even karaoke sessions without worrying about disturbing others.

If you are planning your accommodations for a family trip to the Central Region that either provide a comfortable experience or a unique vibe, maybe you will love to stay at these options:

  • Villa The Ocean Da Nang: Perfect for 3-6 people, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This villa is located on Truong Sa Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang.
  • Osaka Villa Hoi An: Perfect for 8-12 people, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This villa is located in Dong Na Street, Cam Ha Ward, Hoi An.
  • Villa Hue Tico Amaze: perfect for 16-25 people with 8 bedrooms. This villa is located on Le Thanh Ton Street, Hue.

2. Luxurious Resorts

High-end resorts offer amenities and immersive experiences that surpass those of villas. Often integrated into larger ecosystems, these resorts feature not only accommodations but also entertainment subdivisions. With just a single step, you can access everything you could desire, including restaurants, spas, pools, amusement parks, golf courses, and gyms. In Central Vietnam, renowned resorts frequently have seaside locations. Thus, they provide not only water sports activities but also breathtaking settings that immerse everyone in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

  • InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort: A 5.5-star resort located in Bai Bac, Son Tra District, Danang.
  • Bliss Hoi An Beach Resort & Wellness: A 5-star resort nestled in Binh Minh Commune, Thang Binh District, Quang Nam.
  • Banyan Tree Lang Co: A 5-star resort situated in Cu Du village, Loc Vinh commune, Hue.

What to do

1. VinWonders Nam Hoi An

  • Address: Vo Chi Cong Street, Binh Minh, Thang Binh, Quang Nam.
  • Opening hours: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm.

This amusement park is the perfect entertainment destination for families of all sizes, providing a wide range of activities suitable for every age group. Here you can:

  • Enjoy endless fun with over 100 games, both on land and in water.
  • Discover rare wildlife like Bengal tigers, white lions, and sun bears.
  • Immerse yourself in captivating traditional art performances.
  • Explore fascinating architectural wonders crafted by ethnic minorities.

2. Hoa Phu Thanh Tourist Area

  • Address: National Highway 14G, Hoa Phu, Hoa Vang, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm.

This is one of the top recommended places for families who love outdoor adventures. Here you can:

  • Experience the thrill of adrenaline rush through various activities, such as waterfall slides and ziplining.
  • Relax in the refreshing natural waters or enjoy the fish massages.
  • Enjoy camping in serene surroundings as well as the BBQ with family.

3. Night Market Tour: Con Market – Han Market – Helio Night Market

Exploring the local markets is always listed as a must-do when visiting Da Nang. If you consider a trip to this city, be sure to visit at least one of these 3 markets: Con Market, Han Market, and Helio Night Market. Beyond shopping for unique souvenirs, these markets offer a delightful array of affordable cuisines to spice up your trip and provide an opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant local atmosphere as well as nightlife culture.

Here’s where you can locate these local markets:

  1. Con Market
  • Address: 290 Hung Vuong Street, Hai Chau II Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 7:30 pm.
  1. Han Market
  • Address: 119 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau I Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 6:00 am – 10:00 pm.
  1. Helio Market
  • Address: 2/9 Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm.

Explore more at: Top-ranked popular spots in the Central Region

Where to eat

1. Clay pot rice (com tho) at Cho Lon Eatery

  • Address: 267 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm.

Cho Lon Eatery is renowned for its family recipe clay pot rice, honed over 15 years. Cooked to perfection in traditional clay pots, the rice maintains its aromatic, sticky texture, offering a unique experience distinct from modern cooking methods. This dish is typically accompanied by an array of mouthwatering toppings like succulent roasted duck, flavorful barbecued pork, and tender pan-fried chicken, allowing you to tailor it to your preferences perfectly.

2. Hai san Chau Son 2

  • Address: 18 Ni Tu 2 Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang.
  • Opening hours: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm.

When visiting Da Nang, seafood is what you simply cannot miss. With the city’s close proximity to the beach, you are guaranteed fresh and diverse options. For seafood enthusiasts, Hai san Chau Son 2 is one of our top recommendations, as this restaurant is renowned for its delectable mantis shrimp and baby lobsters.

3. Ga tre Deo Le Que Son

  • Address: Foot of Que Long Pass, Que Sơn District (first restaurant on the left).
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm.

If you ever find yourself in Que Son, Quang Nam Province, seize the chance to savor the local specialty named “ga tre Deo Le”, a dish made from naturally raised chicken. It will invite you to relish tender, flavorful chicken pieces, delicately seasoned with zesty green pepper and salt. It is a unique experience that you cannot find elsewhere.  

Explore more: Central Vietnam’s cuisines

Some other tips for traveling to Central Vietnam with family

  • Ideal travel times: From April to August is the perfect time for outdoor activities and sightseeing, as the entire region offers dry weather and vibrant scenery. From September to October, as it is not the peak season, you can take advantage of the cheaper rates on flights and accommodations and enjoy the city with fewer crowds.
  • Consider renting a private vehicle for convenience.
  • Essential items to prepare: A tripod for capturing family photos without missing any members or relying on others;
  •  medical supplies for handling unforeseen situations promptly.

Da Nang International Terminal hopes that the comprehensive guide above will make your family’s Central Vietnam adventure full of exciting and unforgettable memories!

We sincerely hope these recommendations above will help enhance your travel experience, add an extra layer of delight to your itinerary, and leave a memorable imprint on your journey. 

At Da Nang International Terminal, we are eagerly awaiting your arrival, ready to provide you with a warm and hospitable welcome. Let us be your gateway to an extraordinary journey filled with unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. See you soon!


Da Nang International Terminal

Address: Da Nang International Airport, Hoa Thuan Tay ward, Hai Chau district, Da Nang city, Viet Nam

Phone: +84 (236) 381 7878 


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