Apart from being well-known for a long history of 13 Nguyen Dynasty Kings, Hue has also been a destination with the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam.
Together with Thuan An and Ham Rong beach, and not so far from Hue, Hoi An beach, Lang Co Beach is also at spotlight for many sun-seekers to Central Vietnam these days.
This special beach near Hue can not be missed when traveling to Hue ancient city.
Lang Co Beach Hue history
It is clearly revealed that for a long previous time, this place was a fertile fishing village and a paradise for many white storks. Therefore, people called it “Làng Cò”, and renamed “Lăng Cô” later.
The 10-kilometer long Lang Co Beach locates in Hue city which about 30 km South of Danang and 70 km North of Hue city.
Amazingly, you can combine the tour of Lang Co with many other famous tourist spots. Because Lang Co Beach is located between 3 centers of World Cultural Heritage: Hue Imperial City, Hoi An Ancient Town, Son Tra Peninsula.
Gracefully lying between the mountains and the sea is a large Lap An lagoon. Lang Co Beach is one of the famous landscapes and tourist sites of Thua Thien Hue province, considered as a fairyland scene under Khai Dinh Emperor.
It is no doubt that Lang Co beach has been the 30th member of the “World’s most beautiful beaches” Club in 2009.
Coming to Lang Co beach, you will be immersed in the gentle but unspoiled landscapes.
Furthermore, this Hue beach has become an ideal place to stay and avoid heat for summer.
Let’s continue to view its special secrets below!
Lang Co Beach Map
How to get to Lang Co Beach
Below is what we provide for the best transportation so that you can refer for two ways from Da Nang/Hoi An city and Hue center to Lang Co Beach Hue.
From Da Nang/Hoi An city: You will travel on National Highway No1 and passing through Hai Van Pass or Hai Van Tunnel by:
- Motorbike: 100,000 VND – 150,000 VND/day/Motorbike at Truong Dat Motorbike Company. In all vehicles, motorbike are still a perfect choice for your self-control to explore and experience.
- Taxi: Take taxi Mai Linh with around 15,000 VND per meter. Taxi is both comfortable and convenient vehicle, however, because of its considerable cost, you should advice of a Hue Car service to Lang Co from Danang/ Hoi An.
From Hue center:
- Bus: 7,000 VND/route. Catch the only bus is No.7. Departure regularly at 5:30 AM- 17:00 PM. Cost 20,000 VND/ route.
- Taxi: About 800,000 – 900,000 VND/route. A few taxi firms we highly recommend like Taxi Thanh Cong, Taxi Mai Linh.
- Train: 60,000 VND – 90,000 VND. Buying train ticket SE21 to have a stopover at Lang Co train Station.
- Private car: Contact Hue Car Service by Bee Bee Travel for the best rate.
From Chan May port: Lang Co is about 30 kilometers from Chan May Harbor. The only way to get to Lang Co from Chan May is by arranged private tour. Many visitors can combine a day trip visiting Lang Co and have the best seafood here before heading to Hoi An.
You might be interested in visit Lang Co in a Chan May Port to Hoi An excursion
What to do in Lang Co Beach
Conquering Hai Van Pass
This is the highway meanders over the mountain top between Da Nang and Lang Co. Standing here, specially at the top of the Hai Van pass, you can see the spacious and picturesque scenery of Tien Sa Port, Son Tra Peninsula, Cu Lao Cham and Lang Co Beach Hue from far.
Biking Around Lap An Lagoon
Lap An Lagoon will be first thing to do in Lang Co. This will be an ideal site to enjoy picturesque scenes and relax after a hard working day. The time of dawn or sunset is an amazing moment to enjoy the peaceful beauty and take some pictures.
Trekking in Bach Ma National Park
Bach Ma is about 30 km West of Lang Co. There are a series of fun activities and wonderful places to visit that you should not miss in this National Park. First of all, you can check-in at Hai Vong Dai then you start trekking to discover popular attractions in the jungle like Do Quyen Waterfall, Ngu Ho and explore the forest’s rich vegetation.
Sunbathing in Lang Co resort
The best way to enjoy Lang Co resort is to sunbathing and swimming in summer days. It is different with Thuan An or Hai Duong beach by its green stream and clean air. Getting chance to stay here, you both discover the magical scenery of the sea and enjoy the fresh sun for sitting back.
Eating seafood in Lang Co
Touring to Lang Co Beach, you have the opportunity to experience the best seafood Lang Co has to offer. Here are some recommended Lang Co restaurants for you.
Be Noi Viet Long restaurant
With a variety of dishes and a cool location, the restaurant attracts many tourists. In particular, the specialty dish here such as Grilled Oyster with onion fat, Crab with tamarind you should not miss. Price is around 100,000 VND – 300,000 VND.
Be Den Lang Co restaurant
There are many savory dishes served with rice and many famous seafood such as Steamed King Crab with tamarind, Grilled Lobster with citronella & garlic, Squid boil with ginger. Price is from 100,000 – 300,000 VND.
Anh Phi restaurant
The specialty dish at this restaurant is oyster. In addition, you can also taste grilled snails when stepping here. Price is from 100,000 VND.
Visiting Danang/ Hoi An from Lang Co
Lang Co beach to Hoi An is about 60 kilometers via tunnel road. Hence, you can continue your tour discovering a lot beautiful spots in Da Nang and enjoy the nighttime moments in Hoi An if you want.
Exploring Elephant Waterfall or Thac Mo
Visiting here, you will get the opportunity to admire the marvelous beauty of the primeval forest at the upstream. Especially, you can take a rest at bamboo sheds and enjoy many delicious dishes. Catching crabs and snails are also one of the interesting experiences when visit the Elephant Stream.
Where to stay in Lang Co Beach
You can see many motels or hotels, resorts from affordable to luxury, however, for sure Lang Co has the best Hue beach resorts to enjoy. Here are some our highly suggestions:
Lang Co Beach Resort
- Address: No 463 Lac Long Quan street, Lang Co, Hue city. About 0.5 km from Lang Co beach.
- Price: From 39$/room/night
Thanh Tam Resort
- Address: Phu Loc, Lang Co, Hue city.
- Price: From 43$/ room/ night
Stork Village – Lang Co Resort
- Address: No 499 Lac Long Quan street, Phu Loc, Hue city. About 0.6 km from Lang Co beach.
- Price: From 29$/ room/ night
Best time to visit Lang Co Beach
The best time to visit Lang Co beach is from April to July. At that time, the sea water is clear with the calming weather. From August until November, there has a lot heavy rains. In the period from December to March next year, the sea water is cold so that few people come here. However, with poetic scenery and warm climate, it is not surprising that Lang Co Beach Hue is a “hot” summer tourist destination.
Lang Co beach weather
The average annual temperature at Lang Co is around 25°C. In general, the climate is fresher in the summer than at the city center. The hottest month is June and July. In addition, the biggest rainy month is October, hence, you should avoid to choose these days for your holiday in Hue.
The fact that if you are a big fan of the beach, Lang Co will be a perfect vacation. Apart from sightseeing the magnificent scenery and tasting the delicious local lagoon delicacies of Hue, Lang Co experience will refresh you!
If you would like doing to a day trip to Lang Co from Hue, contact Bee Bee Travel! Your trip will be meaningful with a local friend!