It’s easy to arrive and simply sink into the sand, content to do nothing more than soak in the sun. You can, and maybe you should, but if you’re feeling up to a little motion, there are options aplenty to get your heart racing.

Even though golf is relatively new to Vietnam, it is alive and thriving in Phan Thiet. The best action is at Sea Links, an 18-hole links style course with enough challenge to keep your competitive engine firing at full speed - a fair warning, this course is not for the faint of heart and is billed as one of the most challenging links courses in Asia.

If you prefer your sports to be water-based, you’re in the right place. The kite surfing capital of Vietnam, the favorable winds and warm waters make Phan Thiet ideal for sailing, kitesurfing and windsurfing. A number of venues along the coast, including Jibe’s and Manta Sail Training Center, can outfit you accordingly.

Travellers can visit the white and red sand dunes, which are ever-popular activities. The white dunes tend to be less crowded and more visually appealing (presenting great photo ops and chances to roll down huge dunes), but you can always catch a quadbike on the red dunes for an adrenaline rush. For a calmer time, head to a boat operator for a leisurely tour through Phan Thiet’s coastal waters.

After a hard day in the sun, relax in one of the beautifully presented spas along Nguyen Dinh Chieu. Pampering and primping may not be as thrilling as windsurfing, but just as effective at melting your worries away.

What to Do in Phan Thiet/Mui Ne

Forester Spa

Forester Spa

With two newly opened locations on Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Forester Spa offers aromatherapy, massage therapy, scrubs, and baths in a relaxing seaside atmosphere by highly trained masseusers. All three locations offer couple and small children massage packages.

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Golden Lotus Spa

Golden Lotus Spa

Centrally located in Phan Thiet, Golden Lotus Spa offers relaxing massage treatments by trained therapists in a classic Vietnamese luxury setting. Signature treatments include the body scrub with dragonfruit, the Hawaiian massage, and the Golden Lotus hot stone massage.

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Jibe's Water Sports Centre

Jibe's Water Sports Centre

Want to splash around and have fun? Try your hand at kitesurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing and more. Jibe’s instructors are all experienced watersports professionals and are chosen for experience in teaching in a variety of conditions and equipment.

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Kiteboarding Asia

Kiteboarding Asia

This school has been serving Asia’s kiteboarding mecca since 2003. All of Kiteboarding Asia’s instructors are International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certified and have years of experience. The school offers lessons in many different languages for any level from complete beginner to advanced rider.

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Sea Links Golf & Country Club

Sea Links Golf & Country Club

Opened in 2008, this 18-hole, seaside golf course features roller-coaster fairways and black tees that stretch up to 7671 yards. Enjoy great sea views and test your skills against the prevailing winds. A driving range, pro shop and restaurant round out the facilities at this 168-hectare property.

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Tropical Mini Golf

Tropical Mini Golf

The first course of its kind in Vietnam, Tropical Mini Golf lives up to its name in a wonderful garden setting. It has enough challenges and obstructions to keep you interested but not enough to ruin the fun. A free drink is offered with the entry fee and if you bring a group, you get a discount on the course. ...

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Sea Links Golf & Country Club

Sea Links Golf & Country Club

Opened in 2008, this 18-hole, seaside golf course features roller-coaster fairways and black tees that stretch up to 7671 yards. Enjoy great sea views and test your skills against the prevailing winds. A driving range, pro shop and restaurant round out the facilities at this 168-hectare property.

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MANTA Sail Training Centre

MANTA Sail Training Centre

MANTA is Vietnam’s first sail training centre, offering recreational sailing, sail training, racing and budget accommodation. Learn to sail independently in as little as two hours.

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Forester Spa

Forester Spa

With two newly opened locations on Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Forester Spa offers aromatherapy, massage therapy, scrubs, and baths in a relaxing seaside atmosphere by highly trained masseusers. All three locations offer couple and small children massage packages.

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Golden Lotus Spa

Golden Lotus Spa

Centrally located in Phan Thiet, Golden Lotus Spa offers relaxing massage treatments by trained therapists in a classic Vietnamese luxury setting. Signature treatments include the body scrub with dragonfruit, the Hawaiian massage, and the Golden Lotus hot stone massage.

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Tam Spa

Tam Spa

Tam Spa is managed by the same people as Forester Spa. From the moment you walk on the wooden bridge over the pond, the relaxation starts, and the treatments carry on from there.

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Tropical Mini Golf

Tropical Mini Golf

The first course of its kind in Vietnam, Tropical Mini Golf lives up to its name in a wonderful garden setting. It has enough challenges and obstructions to keep you interested but not enough to ruin the fun. A free drink is offered with the entry fee and if you bring a group, you get a discount on the course. ...

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Kiteboarding Asia

Kiteboarding Asia

This school has been serving Asia’s kiteboarding mecca since 2003. All of Kiteboarding Asia’s instructors are International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certified and have years of experience. The school offers lessons in many different languages for any level from complete beginner to advanced rider.

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Nina Spa

Nina Spa

Entering this spa, established in a 140-year-old traditional Vietnamese house, is like going on a trip back in time. Enjoy being pampered by the well-trained and friendly staff and don’t forget to take in the décor.

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Jibe's

Jibe's

Want to splash around and have fun? Try your hand at kitesurfing, sea kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing and more. Lessons are available and all instructors are fully qualified. What's more? Jibe's is also a restaurant and bar, as well as a place to shop everything you need for water sports. They have one more location in Full Moon Village.

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RD Wine Castle Tours

RD Wine Castle Tours

Yes, it's a castle! Complete with crenellated parapets from where the defenders can fire arrows at attackers and douse them in boiling oil. All that's missing is a drawbridge over a moat, but the castle is surrounded by grape vines and not many 'real' castles have those. The "first wine castle in Vietnam" was built in 2012 by the owners ...

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Jibe's Water Sports Centre

Jibe's Water Sports Centre

Want to splash around and have fun? Try your hand at kitesurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing and more. Jibe’s instructors are all experienced watersports professionals and are chosen for experience in teaching in a variety of conditions and equipment.

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