Nha Trang Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world, covers an area of over 500km², including 19 large and small islands, of which, Hon Tre is the largest with an area of 3,250 ha and the smallest is Noi Islet only 4 ha.
Along Nha Trang Bay is the most beautiful street in the coastal city, Tran Phu. Tran Phu beach, a seven-kilometre stretch of golden sand, has a backdrop of forested mountains and is bordered by palm trees, colourful flowers, and a range of beachside attractions such as bars and restaurants.
The climate in the bay is divided into two distinct seasons. The dry season is from January to August, the rainy season is from September to December. The annual average temperature is 26⁰C; the hottest is 39⁰C, the coldest is 14.4⁰C.
In terms of ecology, Nha Trang Bay is one of the rare natural models of bay system in the world. The bay gathers most of rare typical ecosystems of wetlands, tropical sea such as coral reefs, mangroves, sea grass; estuarine ecosystems, marine island ecosystems and coastal sandy ecosystems. Hon Mun Island is also a must-see destination for visitors when visiting Nha Trang Bay. The seabed in Hon Mun Island has high biological diversity and gathers a lot of sea creatures, especially corals with about 350 species, accounting for over 40% of all hard coral species in the world.
In June 2003, Nha Trang Bay was recognized by the Unesco as one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world.
With the advantage of owning one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Nha Trang city has long been called the tropical paradise, a safe and attractive destination. Every year, Nha Trang receives millions of domestic and foreign visitors. In particular, not only known as a city with many famous beauty spots and beautiful natural landscapes, Nha Trang city also has long-aged history of foundation and development. Therefore, in addition to experiencing the entertainment activities such as riding glass bottom boat, snorkeling and watching corals, surfing, swimming at Hon Mun , Hon Tam, Hon Tre, Hon Chong - Hon Vo, tourists can also visit many famous cultural and historical sites such as Long Son Pagoda, Institute of Oceanography, Thap Ba (Cham ethinic minority people’s Tower), Dam market.. In addition, visitors will enjoy many delicious specialties of the locality, such as fish noodle, cake base, pancake, fresh seafood, especially bird's nest.
With natural conditions, both in terms of location, landscape and climate, along with a rich historical context, Nha Trang has gradually become a must-visit destination for domestic and foreign tourists with many diverse types of tourism. In November 2010, Nha Trang beach was voted as one of the 99 most beautiful beaches by the US magazine, Nationnal Geographic. Previously, the world's largest travel website TripAdvisor also honored Nha Trang in the Top 10 most attractive destinations in Asia in 2016.