Best time to get a Vietnam beach holiday

Vietnam is a country with 2000+ miles of coastline with different weather systems due to the country’s length. In winter from Dec to Feb, it is quite chill in the North even snow in the mountainous far north while the Southern beaches enjoy sunshine. However, at certain times of the year, some parts of the country are affected by unpredictable tropical storms and which may cause flooding.

Best time to get a Vietnam beach holiday
Best time to get a Vietnam beach holiday

Vietnam is a country with 2000+ miles of coastline with different weather systems due to the country’s length. In winter from Dec to Feb, it is quite chill in the North even snow in the mountainous far north while the Southern beaches enjoy sunshine. However, at certain times of the year, some parts of the country are affected by unpredictable tropical storms and which may cause flooding.

Halong bay:

  • SepNov & Feb-Jun: water is warm and temperature is pleasant.
  • JulAug: rainy season and often see tropical storms which may render cancellation of the cruise
  • DecJan: Cold, monsoon and foggy

Da Nang & Hoi An:

  • FebMay: dry, sunny and cool weather
  • JunAug: hot, calm sea, ideal for diving
  • SepJan: rainy season, strong waves, storm & flood in Hoi An sometimes especially Nov & Dec

Nha Trang/Cam Ranh:

  • FebMay: pleasant weather and warm water
  • JunSep: humid and hot. Suitable for diving
  • OctJan: rainy season, storms sometimes during Oct-Dec

Mui Ne:

  • DecApr: blue sky and nice breeze
  • MayJul: sunny through shower sometimes, high humidity
  • AugNov: sunny, idea for surfing

Phu Quoc:

  • Dec –Mar: clear blue sky, calm sea, cool weather
  • Apr May: mostly dry, sunny & hot
  • JunOct: rainy and humid, strong waves

Con Dao:

  • Late Feb –Jun: clear and calm sea for diving
  • DecJan: windy and strong waves
  • JulSep: mixture of heat, humidity, and blue sky
  • Oct-Nov: monsoon and high humidity