Hoi An was the main trade centre between the far east and Europe, and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hoi An hotels have a deserved reputation for welcoming families and being very flexible and friendly. Tourism is a developing industry in a country recovering from a difficult recent history, but the country rewards the effort visitors make to get there. Vietnam has a remarkable gastronomic heritage and wonderful ingredients.
Top Things about Hoi An
The Heaven and Earth Bicycle Tour gets visitors into the countryside to experience genuine customs and peasant traditions in native Vietnam.
The original Taste of Hoi An food is an winning attempt to give visitors the chance to get to know the full brilliance of the local cuisine in a city of over 200 restaurants and countless street food vendors.
Tra Que Herb Village is ideal for families. Tra Que villagers use no machines, gathering and using herbs by hand, with hands-on cooking demonstrations.
When to enjoy your Trip
The best time to visit Hoi An is from mid-May to the end of August, after which the conditions can be somewhat changeable, which tends to restrict trips to the beach and outlying islands of Cu lao Cham.
The city has developed a museum to highlight the commercial and cultural heritage found in the 15th-19th century architecture of the old town when trade was at its height.
Hoi An Hotels
Accommodation in Hoi An ranges from the truly five-star, bells-and-whistles to the budget level still offering a wide range of facilities. The hotels in Hoi An are clustered around the old port and town area, although some are nearer the coast and beaches. Cheap hotels in Hoi An are further from the action, although the attractions of this area are fairly dispersed.