1. Overview

Mui Ne is a famous tourist area in Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan province, Vietnam. It has a blue sea, ideal for long romantic vacations for couples or families. Around the beach are luxury resorts and hotels. The living quarters of fishermen in this area are always lively and bustling. If you love outdoor activities like surfing, sailing, or skydiving, visit Mui Ne to try once. Also, food in this tourist area is one thing that attracts tourists today. Here, Metta Voyage will share with you the ideal time to travel to Mui Ne and enjoy all the outstanding features above.

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2. Best time to visit Mui Ne

Any time you go to Mui Ne is fine, and the best time to visit depends on your preferences and the activities you plan to do. However, if you arrange a time suitable for the weather and climate that usually change here, your trip will become more pleasant, comfortable, and more experience.

2.1. The season in Mui Ne 

There are two seasons: the sunny and the rainy season.

The rainy season lasts from May to October, while the dry season starts from November to April. Mui Ne – Phan Thiet is usually windy and sunny, less stormy, and almost no fog. The average temperature does not vary significantly, usually between 25 – 29°C.


2.2. The best time travel to Mui Ne with great weather and space 

2.2.1. From December to February 

Tourists said this is the ideal time when traveling to Mui Ne with 22°C to 29°C. Because the weather is cool, a little chilly at the end of the year, you can immerse yourself in the cool waters and enjoy a pleasant atmosphere. The wind is also quite strong, very suitable for participating in sports activities such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. Since the weather is ideal, it is a great idea to go to Red Sand Dunes to watch the sunrise or sunset.

Recommended address: 

  • Red Sand Dunes – 01 Hon Rom, provincial road 716, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan, Vietnam
    Open time: 24/24

2.2.2. From April to May
This warm and sunny time is suitable for kitesurfing, sailing, and snorkeling. However, because the sun directly affects the skin from 29°C to 33°C, you must carefully prepare sunglasses and sunscreen before enjoying this space. Besides, you can visit Mui Ne Fishing Village to discover fishermen’s way of life here. In the morning, boats come in and out, and the scene is bustling and joyful. You can also join the fishermen in catching squid, fishing, and processing delicious dishes with the sea’s character.


Recommended address: 

  • Mui Ne Fishing Village Market – 321 Huynh Thuc Khang, Mui Ne, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan, Vietnam
    Open time: 5 AM – 9 PM

2.2.3. From September to December

This is the time of transition between seasons of the year; the mild climate ranges from 25°C to 31°C, and the sea is calm and suitable for surfing, skydiving, and hot air ballooning. There will still be light rains suddenly in September, but not too much because there are almost no storms. However, be prepared to have an umbrella. Mui Ne attracts many travelers this season, so it is quite busy. To enjoy this atmosphere, you can walk along the embankment or restaurants and give yourself a full meal with a variety of seafood, salad, or rice paper with Phan Thiet fish sauce.


Recommended restaurants:  

  • Seahorse Bistro restaurant – 21 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, quarter 1, Ham Tien, Phan Thiet city, Vietnam

– Open time: 8 AM – 10:30 PM
– Tel: 0252 3847 507

  • Mui Ne Xua restaurant – 360 Nguyen Thong, Phu Hai, Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan, Vietnam

– Open time: 11 AM – 10 PM
– Tel: 090 111 16 66

2.3. The peak time and hot weather in Mui Ne

2.3.1. June

June is summer in Vietnam, so children are absent from school; when families travel to Mui Ne it is very crowded. Besides, this season’s climate is very hot, making it easy to burn your skin. Therefore, June will not be suitable for those who love outdoor activities, comfort zones, and cool weather. However, Mui Ne is still chosen because tourists can relax in resorts and experience cuisines.



Recommended resorts:

  • Anantara Mui Ne Resort – 12A Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan, Vietnam

– Standard: 5 stars
– Tel: 0252 3741 888

  • Le Viva Mui Ne Resort – 32 Huynh Thuc Khang, Ham Tien Ward, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan, Vietnam

– Standard: 4 stars
– Tel:  0252 3847 363

2.3.2. From July to August

This season is more suitable for fun, relaxation, and enjoying food than participating in water activities. Because Mui Ne beach has tides this season, it is not safe for people who like to bathe. Besides, this is also the season for jellyfish and seaweed to bloom, so it will cause mild itching if you immerse yourself in the water for too long.



Recommended attractions:

  • Fairy Stream – Mui Ne – 40B Huynh Thuc Khang, Ham Tien ward, Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan, Vietnam

– Open time: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
– Price: free

  • Ke Ga Lighthouse – Ke Ga cape, Tan Thanh commune, Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan, Vietnam.

– Open time: 5 AM – 5 PM
– Price:
Ticket price to visit Ke Ga Lighthouse: $0.42/pax

Basket Boat & Canoe through Lighthouse $2.10/pax

2.4. The best time travel to Mui Ne with festival seasons 

2.4.1.  Cau Ngu festival 

The Cau Ngu festival takes place on the 20th day of the sixth lunar month every year, and there are folk games of coastal fishermen such as song hut, boat racing, and basket shaking.




2.4.2. Mui Ne Boat Racing Festival

The festival usually takes place in the first or second lunar month of the year and lasts for several days. The boats used in the races are traditional fishing boats, called thuyen thung, which are colorfully decorated and adorned with flags and banners.

So, the dry season in Mui Ne runs from November to April and is the most popular time to visit. You can expect sunny days and little rainfall during this period, making it ideal for outdoor activities. At this time, tourists are also very few, giving you the quiet space of a vacation.

3. Conclusion

In conclusion, Mui Ne is always a favorite choice for those who love nature, need to relax, or meet friends after hard work days. Any season you come to Mui Ne, there are activities and experiences for you, so just choose the right time and favorable weather with your schedule. If you want to visit more other landscapes in Vietnam, you can refer to the tour here!

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