Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Mui Ne: Biển Dừa

Our trip to Mui Ne was over a month ago and our memories of the wonderful beach town are fading fast as the hustle and bustle of Saigon has effectively scratched clean our addled brains.  But for the sake of posterity, I thought we would share a few final images of our time there.

We stayed at a small beachfront resort hotel called Biển Dừa (136 Nguyen Dinh Chieu) which is conveniently located on the north side of town next door to our favorite watering hole, Pogo.  Biển Dừa, or as it is translated, Coconut Beach, has a lush tropical garden surrounded by small villas and bungalows to rent.  The staff is predominantly female and they were courteous, playful, and also very helpful regarding local recommendations and arrangements (bike rental, Jeep excursion, etc).  There isn't a pool and the sea can be quite intimidating for those who aren't strong swimmers, but the rooms are spacious and the seaside lounge area is an idyllic setting for a book and a mid-morning nap.

Bring mosquito repellent and if you are a light sleeper make sure to stay on the side of the resort away from Pogo, as they often push the party into the wee hours of the night.


Carol said...

This is so charming. Love the little "HUTS". While enduring hail on several occassions lately, rain and more rain, this looks like Paradise! Glad you get out and about and find these places. Pops is just wishing he was on vacation too!

Isis said...


You're so so + lucky + to have a Husband, I love Gavin, If only I could find someone "SMART"
... and I truly mean that, it's not so easy.

Writing updates on my website, seems the same Lawfirm that sued me last year for "defamation" for 1 mil. is now the Lawfirm of Charlie Sheen, suing Warner Bros. 100 mil for breach of contract. I think I mentioned Keanu Reeves to you, briefly. It was so dumb.

Anyway ....I had absolutely fantastic soup the other day ... as you can see, I am "simple" ... Burnal Equinox was rad, Umprhrey's this weekend.

Love ya lots !!!

Hey picx of my sweet roommate on my website,

(and ps. thankx for writing, don't feel obligated, its all good), she is SO NICE NELLIE, the Universe has Blessed Me !!!! Wish you were here !!!!!! xox


oh, I just reread that,

whatever, I think we're becoming too connected to the variation of a letter.