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Top 7 Tourist Destinations Near Saigon for Couples

Updated on March 31, 2019
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Tuan loves travelling. It's so dreamy about the idea of traveling the world that makes us all want to put life on hold for a while.

Tanyoli adventurous sports resort

This resort is located at Mui Dinh, Phuoc Dinh commune, Thuan Nam district, Ninh Thuan province. To come here from the center of Saigon, you go along National Highway 1A, turning right at Ca Na fork, then going along the coastal route about 20 km. It is about 30 km from the center of Phan Rang - Thap Cham city. A holiday in Tanyoli is a journey to discover nature and explore yourself. You will have unforgettable experiences with your loved one.

Coming to Tanyoli, you will be immersed in the immense space of sky, sea, mountain, and desert. Dawn on the sea, sunset over the top of mountains, birds singing to their herds, moonlit nights on the sandy hill or side by side with a burning fire... just a part of your experience here. You will enjoy specialty dishes, such as desert sheep, lobster, big cuttles... Challenge yourself through the experience of thrilling sports games. Come here to cultivate beautiful memories for both of you!

The poetic landscape
The poetic landscape
Experience the thrilling and extreme sports
Experience the thrilling and extreme sports

Buu Long tourist area

Buu Long tourist area is considered as one of the most beautiful ecotourism spots in Dong Nai. Buu Long tourist area - Long An lake located in Buu Long ward, Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province, 6 km from the city center, and 25km from the center of Saigon. With this distance, this is an entertainment and relaxation site for many young people in Saigon on weekends.

It can be said that Long An Lake in Buu Long is a miniature picture of Ha Long. Numerous shading walls on the blue water make the lake attractive in a beautiful natural scenery: high mountains, large lakes, in harmony with the architectural works bearing the religious mark of different eras.

Escape from the bustling life, you can relax on the surface of the clear blue lake, enjoy the fresh air or sit on the swan boats circling Long An lake, in addition to the charming scenery. Moreover, you can choose various entertainment activities, such as duck riding, sailing, fishing, and swinging on the waves. This is a really beautiful place to build love memories.

From the center of Saigon, you can go from Kha Van Can street to Linh Xuan overpass, then follow National Highway 1K to go to Bien Hoa city. From Hoa An bridge, you go to the next intersection, then turn to Huynh Van Nghe street, Buu Long tourist area is about 2.4 km away.

Charming romantic setting
Charming romantic setting
Long An Lake has a poetic beauty
Long An Lake has a poetic beauty

Giang Dien waterfall tourist area

Come to the ecotourism area of ​​Giang Dien waterfall, you can feel the full harmony in nature. It is the feeling of being immersed in the cool water of the stream at the foot of the waterfall, the moment of peace and quiet in every step on the bank of the Buong River. The two of you can experience the moments of soulfulness watching the wild nature under the clear sky. Let contemplate the clouds on the hillside and enjoy the joy of discovering the wildness here. Giang Dien waterfall is the ideal destination for nature lovers.

Giang Dien waterfall is only about 50 km from the center of Saigon and about 15 km from Bien Hoa city, located in Giang Dien commune, Trang Bom district, Dong Nai province. Not as spectacular as the cascades in the Central Highlands, but because the terrain here is wide, airy, the waterfall stretches with many rocks on the top creating many currents, launching white and beautiful foam. On both sides of the stream, there are many wild flowers, butterflies, and green trees.

Couples can rent a pair of bicycles to explore the beautiful natural scenery, take photos together on a natural background in a romantic setting. You can also go camping besides the waterfall and immerse yourself in the blue waterfall.

From the center of Saigon you can easily reach the Giang Dien waterfall eco-tourism area via National Highway 1A or Highway 51.

Giang Dien poetic waterfall
Giang Dien poetic waterfall
Giang Dien waterfall in the rainy season
Giang Dien waterfall in the rainy season

Thanh An Island

Thanh An commune in Can Gio district is a small island commune in Saigon, more than 70km from the city center. Here you can enjoy the open space with wild scenery, away from the noisy urban places. Tourism has not yet developed here, so everything is still quite untouched. There is no boundary between sea and sky. You are free to take beautiful pictures together in a large space. The small roofs are close to each other, no doors are closed. There are beautiful little alleys, all of them lead to sea dikes, and there are two shops selling oysters and seafood for tourists. Especially, the blue sea is a great destination for young people who love taking photos. If you want to spend the night on the island, only need 50,000 VND (2 USD) for a night at homestays.

Come to Thanh An, you can walk on the salt fields, watch beautiful sunrise on the beach. Wander through the cloudy grass field or enjoy the taste of oysters and seafood here.

To go to the island from Saigon, you can follow Huynh Tan Phat Street via Binh Khanh ferry and go straight to Can Thanh pier to buy tickets to Thanh An island.

Sunrise scene on Thanh An island
Sunrise scene on Thanh An island
Grass fields
Grass fields

Ho May tourist area

Ho May tourist area is located on the middle of Tuong Ky and Nui Lon - Vung Tau mountains. It is considered as a second Ba Na, enchanting many tourists. This is an ideal location for couples who want to renew the trip to Vung Tau on the weekend with countless beautiful scenes, fun entertainment activities. You can participate in many activities, such as camping, picnics, biking, and horse riding. Come here and you will have an extremely romantic space including some games, such as: duck boat, sailing or watching the sunset on the middle of Big Mountain.

In addition, there are many tourist attractions in Ho May so you can visit and hang out. This is truly a great place for your weekends. Coming to Ho May - the tourist area on the Big Mountain close to the sea, you will experience a lot of different emotions, from surprising, to overwhelming and passionate about the mysterious "paradise" on the Big Mountain.

You can move to Vung Tau by private car, motorbike, hydrofoil or passenger car. After the Ho Chi Minh City - Long Thanh - Dau Giay highway is opened, the travel time from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau is shortened to only 2 hours.

Ho May waterfall
Ho May waterfall
Sunset on Big Mountain
Sunset on Big Mountain

Tan Lap floating village

Tan Lap floating village is a pristine wetland in Long An province, adjacent to Dong Thap Muoi. It is formed by a forest carpet stretching to thousands of hectares, with interlocking canals and Vam Co Tay river insides. Tan Lap floating village is located in Tan Lap commune, Moc Hoa district, Long An province, about 100 km from Saigon center. The nature here stands out with the immense green cajuput forest, along with lotus swamps, water lily lakes, natural rice fields. It is home to hundreds of species of birds, fishes, and endemic amphibians. This makes a diverse and rich, primitive and lesser-known ecosystem in Long An.

Coming to Tan Lap You can walk on the mossy, romantic "love path" with the your partner, or take a boat to visit the Melaleuca forest and enjoy the beauty of the lotus ponds. You can also accompany your loved one to the observation tower. You will admire the beauty of the panorama of Tan Lap floating village. Waving in the wind is the scent of the gleaming melaleuca blooms. Coming here, you will enjoy Dong Thap Muoi specialties with delicious dishes, such as: Grilled snakehead fish with lotus leaf, snakehead fish porridge served with bitter vegetables, braised goby, eel, chicken, frogs, roasted hamsters.

From Ho Chi Minh City, you go along National Highway 1A toward Tan An City (Long An) about 40 km, then follow National Highway 62 to Moc Hoa District about 62 km to reach Tan Lap floating village.

The way of love
The way of love
Dreaming lotus pond
Dreaming lotus pond

Suoi Mo Park

Only 100 km away from downtown Saigon, Suoi Mo Park is one of the new attractions for young people who love to explore and enjoy the green space every weekend. Located in Tra Co Commune, Tan Phu District, Dong Nai Province, Suoi Mo Park is likened to a "sea on the forest" paradise with impressive natural tectonics. It has crystal clear streams, cool waterfalls, with a large bathing area ​​up to 150,000 m².

In particular, you can join your partner in many fun activities, such as: Cycling on water, playing water balls, kayak. You can also take some photos on the nature background and enjoy the space and happy moments together.

To come to Suoi Mo, it takes about 3 hours by motorbike from Saigon. Refer to the following roadmap: Start along National Route 1 more than 64 km to Dau Day T-junction, then turn left to National Road 20 towards Da Lat about 48 km, pass the column of kilometers No. 48 in Dinh Quan District about 700 m then turn right to Suoi Mo.

Dreaming Suoi Mo
Dreaming Suoi Mo
Dreaming Suoi Mo
Dreaming Suoi Mo

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      Liz Westwood 

      12 months ago from UK

      This is a very well illustrated article. These places look lovely to visit.

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