What Golfers Should Do On A Da Nang Golf Tour
Da Nang City is one of the most worth-living and visiting cities in Vietnam for good reason. From a 35-km coastline of beaches and plenty of stunning landscapes running from Hai Van Pass to Non Nuoc to the proximity to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An (Hội An) and friendly local people and delicious local food, the third largest city of Vietnam has been, not surprisingly, gaining much attention of travelers all around the world. If you are planning to go on a Da Nang golf tour, let AT Travel suggest you some interesting Da Nang activities listed below.
1. Explore Marble Mountains
The first destination you have to visit in Da Nang city is Marble Mountains (Ngũ Hành Sơn) which represents five elements of nature: Kim Son (Metal Mountain), Moc Son (Wood Mountain), Thuy Son (Water Mountain), Hoa Son (Fire Mountain), Tho Son (Soil Mountain). Crowded and taciturn, high-tech and ancient, crafted and pristine, the Marble Mountains stand as a bridge leading us from the present to the past. Whoever has visited the cluster would agree that, regardless of it being jam-packed with tourists, it greatly expresses part of our Vietnamese history and culture.
No matter how many times you have been to Da Nang, don’t miss these five mountains in accordance with the five elements of nature: Kim Son (Metal Mountain), Moc Son (Wood Mountain), Thuy Son (Water Mountain), Hoa Son (Fire Mountain), Tho Son (Soil Mountain). That’s when you can fully appreciate the spectacular views across China Beach, also known Non Nuoc (Non Nước) while getting to know more about this land full of historical and cultural values.
2. Sample Da Nang Street Food
More than just a way to recharge your energy, trying out local food is also a chance to experience a tad bit of Vietnamese culture. Da Nang’s cuisine might not be as popular as that of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnamese food there have got their own distinct features. A food tour in Da Nang is a great outing for locals, visitors and also a “must do” when showing off the best of local process of preparing and cooking Vietnamese street food to friends and family as well as getting to meet the hospotable owners and actually hear about the heart and soul poured into their small business.
There are a lot of dishes you will totally love to eat such as grilled chicken, Banh Xeo (Bánh Xèo), dry beef salad, green seaweed salad, and more. Especially, seafood lovers can sample a long list of mouthwatering dishes cooked from freshly caught ingrdients that they might have never seen before in any other coastal cities in the world.
3. Visit Ba Na Hills
Nestled 1,489 meters above sea level in the Annamite Mountains of Hoa Ninh, Hoa Vang District, Bana Hills stand an outstanding retreat in a miniature Europe with medieval French architecture beautifully designed on every of its corner and alley. It mirrors the splendor of its unspoiled Europe-style location and the charm of the nature.
A land of a lot of rare animals including Crested Argus and Asian Black Bear & a wide variety of flora and fauna with an estimated amount of 540 plant species, the mountainous resort of Ba Na (Bà Nà) hills is an ideal setting for a holiday extravaganza.
This French getaway in the heart of Vietnam is famous for its French village with buildings that look like medieval castles, a majestic Golden Bridge with modern accommodations, world-class restaurants, and a Fantasy Park full of exciting rides inside these stone walls.
What sets Ba Na Hills resort apart from other destinations in Danang is the world’s longest and highest cable car (more than 5km long and 1487m high), which offers fantastic views of Linh Ung Pagoda on a height of 1500m above sea level and Le Jardin D’Amour with 9 different gardens telling 9 different love stories.
Moreover, at the top of the Ba Na Hills resort is a park that features with a replica European castle and a spectacular underground amusement park carved in the mountain. Built by the French in 1923, Debay Cellar – the wine cellar at the age of 100 where the temperature is continuously kept around 16 – 20 degrees Celsius is also a worth visiting place.
4. Enjoy Beach Fun
Da Nang coastline is the perfect beach for a luxurious weekend of relaxation, fine dining, and outdoor activity participation. The phenomenal white sands of My Khe, Bac My An, Non Nuoc, and Lang Co beaches are complemented by luxury resorts, high-end spas, exciting nightlife, and a continuous backdrop of green mountain ranges that are unique to the area. Relax on the an extensive white sandy shore and translucent waters, treat yourself to mouthwatering cocktails at any of the long line of beachside restaurants and bars, and wander around to see the daily life of locals, beaches in Da Nang are perfect for any vacationers who are seeking for an elegant touch of luxury with their beach fun!
Besides endless stretches of smooth white sand and crystal clear water, beaches in Da Nang also offers diverse freshest seafood with various types of shrimp, fish, crab, and much more to please any seafood lovers.
Plus, sport lovers, especially those in love with aqua-sports can spend time surfing the waves, immersing in the waters, diving, water-skiing, and yachting, or simply lying back and relaxing under tropical sun with your family.
5. Experience Top-notch Golf Service
Among all of golf destinations in Vietnam, Da Nang seems to be the most sought-after name. however, avid golfers don’t have to splurge to experience world-class golf course, enjoy luxury accommodation, fine dining and Vietnamese hospitability. Where can you find two better contiguous golf sites than the two 18-hole courses, named Heritage and Dunes both designed by Greg Norman?
Ba Na Hills Golf Club; BRG Da Nang Golf Resort - one of the world’s best golf courses listed by America’s Golf Magazine in 2010; Laguna Golf Lang Co Golf Club; Montgomerie Links Golf Club - one of Asia’s ten most elite courses rated by Forbes Travel Guide in 2012; Hoiana Shores Golf Club; and Vinpearl Golf Nam Hoi An are must-be-experienced golf courses.