Nha Trang is best known to the Vietnamese as being one of their largest fishing ports. Now however it is better known for its fine beach and being the resort of choice for well heeled locals. The towns pristine beaches and clear waters are its main draw and although the main town has been overdeveloped there are still a couple of very good accommodation options on the outskirts of the city and on nearby beaches such as the Ana Mandara Resort & Spa and the unique Ki-em Art House Resort. There is also the option of the barefoot chic Six Senses Resort & Spa.
Nha Trang, with its rocky islands and coral reefs has also become well known for scuba diving, snorkelling and water sports. There are plenty of places to eat in the city and prices are very reasonable here. The principal cultural site in the city is the Po Nagar Cham Towers built between 7th and 12th centuries by Cham Hindus.