Things to do in Hoi An.
Vietnam's central coast is a rich tapestry of history and culture, lush interiors and golden shores. Get out and explore a host of things to do in Hoi An, or unwind with riverfront tranquillity.
Grab a map and set off for a leisurely tour around the streets of Hoi An. Cycle past lush paddies to reach the golden shores of An Bang Beach. Bicycles are provided with our compliments.
Creative Writing Class
Unleash your creative power. Be inspired and let your writing flow in a supportive group. We use short meditations to become focused & timed free-writing exercises and themed prompts to get to our stories.
Dining By Design
Dine at an elegantly decorated table in a private pavilion with a signature Anantara experience, Dining by Design.
Under the stars by the river with lanterns floating by and traditional Vietnamese décor, treat yourself and someone special to a unique celebration. Your personal chef will prepare an exquisite meal with aromatic special flavours to delight the palate. Precious moments are shared with your loved one, as a private butler caters to your every whim.
Savour the ultimate romantic evening with exquisite views of the Thu Bon River. Soak up the ambience of this beautiful tropical setting as you celebrate your love, or simply a spectacular holiday.
Full Moon Lantern Festival
The Full Moon Lantern Festival takes place on the 1st and 14th night of every lunar month. During this time, roads in the historic quarter are closed and thousands of coloured lanterns light the way. Locals honour their ancestors with altars set up outside homes laden with fruit, flowers, candles and incense. See living history in action and join in festive rituals.
Ba Na Hills
Ba Na has made it into the Guinness Book of Records for the world’s longest one wire cable car, which also features the greatest gap between the lowest and the highest stations, with a length of over five kilometres and a height difference of almost 1,300 metres between its upper and lower stations.
Walk up the stone steps to the top of Mount Water to admire the panoramas the country side and the expansive coast, with numerous caves and temples to explore en route.
Hoi An Ancient Town
Hoi An's historic quarter is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where traditional shophouses with original architecture line neatly laid-out alleys. Explore small shrines, art galleries and cafes. Visit the iconic Japanese Bridge, built in the late 16th century to connect the town's Japanese residents with the Chinese quarter.
An Bang Beach
Hue Imperial City
The citadel of Hue, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a regal history. Magnificent architecture, the tombs of Nguyen emperors, and ornate temples showcase the history of the former capital.
Sunrise Fish Market
Country Life Experience
Be a rice farmer at the Cam Thanh ecological rice paddy farm. Ride in a buffalo cart, go fishing with the locals and watch round basket boat dancing at the Cua Dai fishing village at sunset. Explore a water coconut palm plantation by basket boat.
Soak in a milky bath for two before succumbing to side-by-side massages. Design your own spa retreat with a choice of scrubs, massages, facials and beauty treatments.