Destinations, Travel

Wellness in Nha Trang

Situated along the coastline of south-central Vietnam, Nha Trang is an ideal wellness destination with access to numerous hot springs, variety of watersport activities, and resorts that cater to your wellbeing. Nha Trang is a destination that has something for everyone. Those who prefer the vibrant city life can stay in one of the many hotels near the beachfront which are all in close proximity to the beach, restaurants and nightlife.

And those who are seeking a genuine getaway experience to focus on their wellbeing will find Six Senses Ninh Van Bay the ideal destination spa. Located on a private island set amongst giant rock formations with a stunning view of the turquois bay, Six Senses offers a retreat experience away from the hustle and bustle of Nha Trang. Its award-winning Spa offers a range of therapeutic treatments in addition to consultation services by visiting wellness practitioners ranging from life coaching experts to yoga instructors.

One of Nha Trang’s most famous attractions is the mineral mud and hot springs, widely recognized among the local population for its curative effect on skin conditions such as eczema and aid in relieving joint pains. There are several hot spring centers in Nha Trang, the most popular being Thap Ba Hot Springs, which is a expansive complex allowing you to spend an entire day soaking in mud, swimming in the hot springs pool and relaxing with a massage session. Beyond therapy, it is actually fun and interesting mingling with the local crowd.

The city’s year-round good weather also makes it an attractive destination for outdoor activities and watersports. In fact, international sailing competitions and the local sea festivals often taking place in Nha Trang. Watersport enthusiasts would find no shortage of activities including kayaking, waterskiing, kite surfing, wind surfing and catamaran sailing. Also popular are snorkeling and diving around Nha Trang and surrounding islands. There are several diving centers offering PADI certification.

How to get here:
A 45 minute flight or 8 hour train ride from Ho Chi Minh City

Reference:
Six Senses Resort & Spa
Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang
www.sixsenses.com

Thap Ba Hot Springs
http://www.thapbahotspring.com.vn

Rainbow Divers
www.divevietnam.com