Mũi Né is a beautiful, palm lined beach-town situated in Phan Thiet; Southeast Vietnam. Mui Né’s
beach is famous for its resorts, Hotels and kiteboarding. The coastal town with its luxury beach fronts attracts thousands of tourists each year.
Vietnam is rich in culture and traditions. Vietnamese is the dominant language used by the locals, however Chinese is also spoken by some proportions of the population and the system of Confucianism is followed. Vietnamese are collectivists and this trait can be visibly perceived in their daily lives. Family comes first & individual follows that. Vietnamese people hold a high regard for loyalty, family, seniority, respect and duty.
When you are in Mui Ne, make sure that you are well versed with the basic dos and dont’s of the locals. Public display of affection, touching someone’s head and above all finger pointing are considered absolutely horrendous. Use proper form of address while greeting people and avoid any confrontation and disrespect. Feel free to wear shorts at the beach but avoid being clad in the attire while roaming around the town or the city. Crossing your arms on your chest is also considered quite rude. Whenever you are asked to dine at someone’s home, make sure that you appear at their doorstep with some present. Be deferent in your dealing with the elderly on the table, let them sit first and wait to be shown to the table.
Other than Mui Ne, you can visit its nearest city Ho Chin Min, which would be of particular interest to you if you are a history zealot. The city with its war museums and French colonial history displays holds great appeal for history enthusiast. Trekking in Sa Pa, the relics of Hoi An, island resorts of Phu Quac, Beaches of Nha Tang, Boat & caves of ha Long bay and the port city of Da Nag are essential when you are in Vietnam.
Vietnamese cuisine is as rich as their traditions. The distinctive flavors of all the dishes are savoury. The most interesting factor about Vietnamese food is their adherence to the five element correspondence; where the chefs use spices, organs, colors, senses and nutrients. You will come across noodle soup, Chao & shrimp in almost every Food Street & restaurant. Vegetable dishes and mouth-watering sauces are also a must for any tourist. CNN has also catalogued 40 hot dishes from Vietnam. Pho, Cha Cha, Bahn Xeo and Cao Lau are on the top of this list. Tasting Ga Tan, Nom hoa chuoi, Ca phe trung, Com rang, Bo bit tet will be a once in a life time experience.
For Kitesurfing, nothing beats the exotic yet peaceful beach of Mui Ne. Surfers call it their surfing Mecca in south east. If you are a kitesurfing fanatic the best time for you to visit the town is from November to March. Our kitesurf Camp is from November to March and our instructors are readily available to guide you.
The town is full of full service kite renters, shower storage, kite repairs and shops. Mui ne is your dream destination to give your ktesurfing adrenaline a rush in a perfect warm and sunny winter destination.