Phan Thiet City

Area: 206 sq. km.
Population: 220.560 thousand habitants (2012)

Administrative divisions:

- Ward: Mui Ne, Ham Tien, Phu Hai, Xuan An, Phu Tai, Phu Thuy, Phu Trinh, Thanh Hai, Binh Hung, Hung Long, Duc Nghia, Duc Thang, Lac Dao, Duc Long.
- Commune: Thien Nghiep, Phong Nam, Tien Loi, Tien Thanh.

Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Cham, Hoa...

Phan Thiet is the capital of Binh Thuan Province. It is one of the attractive tourism cities in Viet Nam.

Geography

Phan Thiet City’s terrain includes low mountains, rivers, sand dunes and sea with 57.4km of coastal. Ca Ty River divides the city into two parts: the south is trade area, and the north is administrative one.
 


The city is situated in a tropical zone with perfect weather for sea tourism, lots of wind and sunlight year-round, rare of storm, without hoarfrost, annual temperature from 25°C to 27°C. Rainy season lasts from May to October and dry season is from November to April. Average yearly rainfall is 1,328mm. Relative humidity is 80%. Total hours of sunlight per year is 2,784 hours.

Economy

Tourism services and commerce have fast developed with increasingly sea tourism and a number of investment projects concentrating in Phan Thiet – Ham Tien – Hon Rom, Long Son area, Suoi Nuoc, Mui Ne and Tien Thanh.

The local economy depends on fishing (mostly fish sauce), agriculture (mostly green dragon fruit) and tourism. The city has large fishing ground with many high economic species like: shrimp, crab, squid, mackerel, tuna, oyster…

Tourism Potential

Located in coastal, Phan Thiet is city of beautiful tropical beaches with resorts, hotels, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, services of internet, moto, bicycle rubber dinghy, surfboard, buoy for hide.


Sites and attractions:

- Phan Thiet Water Tower - symbol of city
- Beautiful Mui Ne beach surrounded by groves of palm trees and miles of red and golden sand dunes
- Hon Rom beach
- Lovely Doi Duong beach – a popular spot for lovers to sit in the evening
- Mui Ne white sand dunes where you can kiteboarding and windsurfing
- Po Sha Nu Tower – ancient temple of the Champa Kingdom
- Duc Thanh School where teacher Nguyen Tat Thanh stayed and taught for one year
- Van Thuy Tu Temple– the oldest temple dedicated to whale worship in Binh Thuan (since 1762)
- Khe Ga Lighthouse – an unique lighthouse setting on the rocky island
- Ong, Ba Thien Hau, Phat Quang, Ta Cu pagoda of which Ong Pagoda has a Chinese
style beautiful architecture.

In addition, tourists have chance to join Ka Te Festival of Cham people, Nghinh Ong (whale worship) Festival of Hoa people, traditional boat (dragon boat) racing festival of Kinh people on Ca Ty River, or enjoy “hat boi” – classical dramas performances, “hat ba trao” – singing local traditional folk songs.

Come to Phan Thiet, it’s the done thing to sightseeing by xich lo, try fresh local seafood like ca mu, ca bo, dong, banh re, banh can, muc mot nang…

 

Transportation

Situated in the South-Central coastal, Phan Thiet is an important junction of National Road No.1 connecting Ho Chi Minh City, National Road No.55 to Vung Tau, and National Road No.28 to the Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen). Thong Nhat express train and waterways also cross the city.

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Mui Ne Beach

Binh Thuan

Ta Cu Pagoda

Binh Thuan

Hon Rom

Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan

WHERE TO STAY
Dessole Sea Lion Beach Resort Muine

Add: 12 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3743 390

TTC Palace Binh Thuan Hotel

Add: 1 Tu Van Tu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3821 794/ 3822 194

The Beach Resort

Add: 18 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 626

Golden Coast Resort & Spa

Add: Tien An Hamlet, Tien Thanh Commune, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3846 666

Little Paris Resort

Add: 6 Huynh Thuc Khang, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3743 716

Sandunes Beach Resort & Spa

Add: Quarter 5, Mui Ne Ward, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3748 868

Fiore Heathy Resort

Add: Tien Hoa Hamlet, Tien Thanh Commune, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3846 847

Phuong Hung Hotel

Add: 166 Tran Hung Dao St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3825 620/ 3825 619

Mia Mui Ne Resort

Add: 24 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 442/ 3847 440

Nam Chau Resort

Add: Nguyễn Hữu Thọ St., Mui Ne Ward, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3849 323

Mui Ne Holiday Resort

Add: 150 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 327

Hon Rom 1 Resort

Add: Long Son Quarter, Mui Ne Ward, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3848 539/ 3848 801

Malibu Resort

Add: 7 Nguyen Huu Tho St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3849 669/ 3849 770

SunShine Beach Resort

Add: 82 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 788

Joe 's Café Boutique Resort

Add: 86 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 177

Ananda Resort

Add: 48 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 692

Thao Ha Hotel

Add: 115 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 679

Joe 's Seaside Boutique Bungalow

Add: 74 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 271

Cong Nhi Hotel

Add: 76 Tuyen Quang St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3829 333

Vinh Hung Hoel

Add: 237 Thu Khoa Huan St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3822 113

WHERE TO EAT
Binh Minh Restaurant

Add: 211 Le Loi St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3823 621

Cay Bang Restaurant

Add: 2 - 4 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 418/ 3847 009

Champa (Coco Beach Resort) Restaurant

Add: 58 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 111

Doi Duong Restaurant

Add: 209 Le Loi St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3821 540

Suoi Cat Restaurant

Add: 383 Tran Quy Cap - Tien Loi, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3721 099

Song Bien Restaurant

Add: 162 Le Loi St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3829 869

Tam Sai Gon Restaurant

Add: 2 Ly Tu Trong St, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 2500 153/ 0918022023

Cocinelle Restaurant

Add: Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 243

Bien Xanh Restaurant

Add: 54 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 322

Deja Vu Restaurant

Add: 21 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 160

Vietnam Home Restaurant

Add: 125A Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 687

Palmira Restaurant

Add: 3 Hamlet, Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 004

Geneva Restaurant

Add: Phu Hai Resort (Km8 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St.), Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 342

Good Morning Restaurant

Add: 57A Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 585

Hoa Vien Restaurant

Add: 2A Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3741 383

Nam Meo Restaurant

Add: 59 Luong Ngoc Quyen St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3828 501

Lang Tre Restaurant

Add: 38 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 007

Lucky Boy's Restaurant

Add: 20 Huynh Thuc Khang St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3743 691

Nam Thanh Lau Restaurant

Add: 50 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3816 999

Ngoc Suong Mui Ne Restaurant

Add: 94 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Phan Thiet City

Tel: (84-252) 3847 515