It can be concluded that Hoi An’s climate consists of 2 seasons which are different from each other. They are dry and rainy season with its own features. According to our experience, you should travel to this place during 4 period of time below:
In the 14th every month in lunar calendar: it is a ideal time for visiting Hoi An. At that day, all family in Ancient Street will turn off the light and use lanterns instead. Thus, you have a chance to admire the spectacular mysterious view which is supposed to appear in the television. Moreover, music performances and festivals will make your trip worth trying.
If you want to arrive at Hoi An, you can take a flight or travel by coach. In case that you move by plane, you have to take a bus or taxi or motor bike from Da Nang Airport heading to Hoi An. You can use the renting car service of Mr. Phi from the airport to the center of Da Nang, Hoi An and other tourist attractions. Mr.Chau who is the local will share with you the culture of this beautiful land. His phone number is 0932864368. The travel expense for 4-seat car is 220.000d, 7-seat car is 270.000d and 16-seat coach is 320.000d each turn. This kind of moving is considerably cheaper than calling a taxi.
If you go by coach, from Hanoi, you find Hanh Café or Sing Tourist. Otherwise, if you are in Ho Chi Minh City, you should take the coach of Thien An (tel: 0938 208090 or 08 66516657), Sinh Tourist (0510 3863948 or 08 38389593) or Hanh Café (tel: 0905395368).
You have various options of vehicles such as bicycle, cyclo, motor bike, taxi or on foot. If you want to travel by motor bike, you should remember an important point is that you have to know the route that does not allow this kind of vehicle in certain time to avoid being fined.
You can stroll around or take a cyclo alongside the Thu Bon River Bank to admire the gorgeous beauty of Hoi An at night. We recommend that you go on foot with the aim of enjoying both scenery and food without paying too much for traveling expense.
The service of home stay, hostel and hotel of this area develops rapidly because it is a famous tourist attraction. You should book the room as soon as possible. You should also consider the way to reserve through agoda to know more about prices and hotels.
Anh Duong Hotel is at 02 Phan Dinh Phung Street, which is quite far from the center of Hoi An. However, it offers affordable rooms with only $24 for convenient and beautiful space. It has spa, café, garden and swimming pool. The number of tourists here is fairly great. It serves quite good food with the friendly treatment.
Huy Hoang River Hotel which is located in 73 Phan Boi Chau has beautiful furniture. It is fairly convenient with remarkable point that it owns a private beach and gardens. Especially, it is close to the heart of Hoi An, which is comfortable for eating and shopping time so that it is usually chosen. The price is average from $15 to $24.
Hai Au Hotel which is situated in 576 Cua Dai has a nice location with enthusiastic staffs. It owns outdoor swimming pool, hot bathtub, coffee shop with tasty and various food. It offers free breakfast. The price is at least $25.
Essence Hoi An Spa and Hotel is in 132 Hung Vuong. We highly recommend this hotel for you because it is ranked as excellent from many tourists. On the top most crowded hotels in Hoi An, it offers perfect service. With around $57 per night per room, you can enjoy spa, massage, gym, swimming pool, hot bathtub, sauna, playing area for children and garden.
Sunrise Hoi An Resort is located in Au Co, Cua Dai beach. It brings us the coolness, freshness and relaxation. Besides the same convenience as Essence, it has water sport, table tennis, yoga, karaoke, tennis and private beach. It is a popular choice for 3-to-5-day trips with the price about $100.
Nam Hai resort is situated in Ward 1, Dien Duong Commune, Ha My beach. It is the heaven on earth that is super large, stunningly gorgeous and spectacular. It has all the modern convenience in the charming sumptuous space. You can see the images of it to have a full illustration. Its staffs are friendly and welcoming. However, the price is high at $570 per day. There is no complaint about this resort.
5.1. Inside Hoi An:
Let’s start the journey in Hoi An with some amazing spots in the city. If you think that the city has only Ancient Street for tourists, you have to think again because there are more than 10. We have a list for you:
5.2. Around Hoi An:
According to Hoi An Quang Nam self-traveling experience, you should pay a visit to some spots located in 10-kilometer radius of Hoi An such as:
In case that you combine Hoi An with Da Nang in your trip and do not want to spend much time, you can go with a tour to be more convenient.
When it comes to Hoi An cuisine, people often come up with tasty street food such as cao lau, Quang noodle, bread or sweet gruel. The most famous place offering super delicious bread is the store of Madame Khanh at 135 Tran Cao Van. You can go to Ba Be food store to enjoy cao lau in the market at Tran Phu Street or at 69 Phan Chau Chinh.
We hope that you enjoy this journey.