Vinh Hy Bay is accessed via Cam Ranh Airport which services Nha Trang. Cam Ranh Airport is a one-hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City, a one-hour-and-45-minute flight from Hanoi or a one-hour-and-25-minute flight from Danang. The flight is followed by a scenic 90-minute drive to Vinh Hy Bay.
Visas are required to enter, exit or transit through Vietnam. One- and three-month visas for single or multiple entries are available at any Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate before departure from country of origin. A visa on arrival can be obtained with a pre-approval letter obtained through your travel agency. There are a number of online Vietnam visa services.
Citizens of the following countries can enter Vietnam and stay for up to 15 days without visas: Brunei, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea and Sweden. Citizens of ASEAN member countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Laos) can stay for up to 30 days without visas. Passport holders from the Philippines can stay for 21 days without a visa.
Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan Province is known to have the best climate in the country, with average temperatures ranging from 22ºC to 35ºC. The area is protected by mountain ranges, which means that storms are rare. Annual rainfall is 700-800 millimetres, and approximately 250 days of the year are sunny.
Vietnamese is the official language of Vietnam, although English is also widely spoken.
Vietnam’s currency is the dong. ATMs are available at the airport or in Phan Rang. Amanoi accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and JCB.
Southern Vietnam enjoys a tropical climate year round. Clothing made from lightweight cotton and linen fabrics is most comfortable.