Nam O fishing Village
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Nam O fishing Village

In recent years, many tourists choose craft villages and fishing villages in Da Nang city to explore the beautiful natural surroundings. Moreover, you can also learn and discover more about the lives of the fishing village people. As well as enjoying the typical seafood here. Among them, it is impossible not to mention Nam O fishing village. Let’s explore this beautiful fishing village with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Nam O fishing village?

Nam O is a small fishing village in Hoa Hiep Nam commune, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang city, Vietnam. Located next to the Cu De river mouth area right at the foot of the famous Hai Van Pass throughout the country. About 12 km from Da Nang city center, about 39 km northwest of Hoi An Ancient Town and about 82 km southeast of Hue city.

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2. How is Nam O fishing village unique?

The rustic and simple features of this ancient fishing village are still passed down to this day. The seafaring profession is still go on, beautiful small boats race each day out to sea with high spirit.

The village roads are airy and spacious as visitors walk around the village. You can admire the simple houses of the past interspersed with newly built high-rise buildings, creating a very interesting highlight. The village becomes modern and bustling, and the future of the fishing village’s people is waiting for the morning light.

3. When is the best time to visit Nam O fishing village?

Belonging to the South Central region of Vietnam, Da Nang’s climate is a transition between the South and North regions. The city has two distinct seasons: dry season (January – July) and rainy season (August – December). The temperature is often high but moderate, not harsh, quite favorable for travel.

In fact, every season in Nam O fishing village has its own beauty for you to explore. Traveling to this city in the dry season from January to July, the weather is not only beautiful and suitable for sightseeing. But this is also the time when it has many attractive festivals.

Visiting here from February to April or the year-end season will help you avoid crowds and save more money. When the prices of services in Nam O fishing village are quite affordable compared to the peak season. This is a favorable time for tourists to visit and relax.

Thus, the ideal time to travel to Nam O fishing village is from September to April next year.

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4. How to get to Nam O fishing village?

4.1 Means Of Transportation To Da Nang

Because it is the central region of Vietnam, Da Nang tourism has many means of transportation for you to choose from. Depending on your location, you can choose different forms of transportation such as:

  • Travel By airplane: The most popular form chosen by many tourists when traveling to Da Nang is the plane because of its convenience, speed and time saving.
  • By passenger cars: Currently there are many bus companies from seats to sleepers running the North-South route to serve the travel needs of tourists.
  • By train: This is the way chosen by many young people because traveling by train is faster than a bus and you can see the scenery throughout the trip. In particular, if your schedule includes Hue, the train is a reasonable choice because you can get off at Hue station and then move on to Da Nang.

4.2 From Da Nang city center to Nam O fishing village

Starting from the center of Da Nang city, you follow Nguyen Tri Phuong, Dien Bien Phu, Ha Huy Tap streets and then Nguyen Tat Thanh street on the coast. From here, you just need to follow Nguyen Tat Thanh Street in the Northwest direction about 9 km more to reach Nam O fishing village.

5. Exploring the beauty of Nam O fishing village

Tourists visiting Nam O fishing village cannot help but be amazed by the beautiful scenery and fresh air brought by the cool sea breezes. Besides, there is the majestic space of Hai Van Pass reflecting on the village.

In the past, Nam O village was known to many people as a firecracker village. There were children of the village who had been away from home for more than ten years. When they returned, they were surprised not to recognize their birthplace with many changes. From a poor village, now following the strong and dizzying development of Da Nang city’s economy, the people in the village have food and savings.

Nam O village is not only famous for its seafaring profession, but is also very good at processing fish sauce. The fish sauce of this small village has become a familiar specialty brand throughout Vietnam.

It is a small fishing village, nestled next to the ocean with strong waves. Nam O fishing village contains a peaceful beauty that captivates people’s hearts. Although the life of the fishing village is still difficult and turbulent, the people on that land still work hard day and night to enrich and beautify their homeland.

6. Specialties when traveling to Nam O fishing village

Visiting Hai Van Pass without stopping at Nam O village to enjoy fresh fish salad is probably a big mistake. Pieces of fresh fish soaked in a bowl of fish sauce imbued with the salty flavor of the sea. There is no fishy smell of raw fish, visitors will never forget this flavor once they taste it.

People prepared Nam O fish salad in two ways: wet salad and dry salad. Herrings as big as two fingers are brought to shore by fishing boats all year round every early morning. Fresh fish swimming in the water are cut off their tails, heads, and bones to become the main ingredients of the salad.

If during the season, people cannot catch herring, people here can replace it with anchovies, grouper fish, sardines, etc. Because of that, many tourists when visiting Hai Van Pass, even though the time is tight, hurry. But still try to stop at Nam O fishing village to enjoy your culinary passion.

In addition, you can also enjoy many delicious seafood dishes here. Such as geoduck, snails, lobsters, oysters, scallops, blood cockles,…They deliciously prepared to satisfy even the most gourmet guests. It’s also hard to resist.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Nam O fishing village

Because Nam O fishing village is very close to the center of Da Nang city, you do not have to worry about where to stay when traveling here. You can refer to some hotels below:

7.1 Resorts:

  • Da Nang Marriott Resort & Spa. Address: No. 7 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Premier Village Danang Resort. Address: 99 Vo Nguyen Giap, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • Meliá Danang Beach Resort. Address: 19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa. Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang City.
  • Furama Resort Danang. Address: Location: 105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Ngu Hanh Son.

7.2 Hotels:

  • Muong Thanh Luxury. Address: Location: 270 Vo Nguyen Giap, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. Address: Location: Bai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Danang Golden Bay. Address: Location: Le Van Duyet, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Risemount Resort Danang. Address: Location: Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites. Address: Location: 92 Vo Nguyen Giap, Man Thai Ward, Son Tra District.

Nam O fishing village not only impresses with its majestic natural beauty but also conquers visitors with the simplicity and hospitality of the local people as well as the richness and diversity of seafood cuisine here.

Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator, we are willing to share useful information about the destination as well as accompany you on your tour Da Nang to explore the travel beauties of Da Nang with interesting experiences and memories, that you can not forget.

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