5 Ideal Places in Vietnam for the Elder to Unwind

With pleasant atmosphere and gentle pace of life, following places are so suitable for the elder to enjoy a comfortable life.

1. Nha Trang

Ideal place for the elder to relax must be a location where they live happily with friends, travel, explore, without any mental or physical burden. With these standards, the coastal city of Nha Trang is considered an attractive place for retired people.


This coastal city hasa lot of interesting and suitable destination to satisfy the elder: Ponagar tower, hot spring, Oceanographic Institute, Long Son Pagoda, Bao Dai Palace…. So they’ll never be sad. In addition, the suburb of Nha Trang also opens a poetic and peacefulspace.

2. Danang

Dubbed " the most worth living city Vietnam" in Vietnam, the advantages of Danang create an ideal habitat for the elderly. The city is green, clean and beautiful with cleanest, safest and most attractive in Southeast Asia. This place though being on the momentum of rapid development, it still retains the peaceful rhythm of life.


Wide roads and pedestrian sidewalks, the Han River flowing through the center makes beautiful landscaping. The temperate climate is ideal, which is warm but not too hot with gentle sea breezes. Quality of life is high but cost of living is not expensive. From Danang, the elder can easily travel to Hue, Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary to unwind.

3. Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc is is like a wonderful pearl among the ocean, where’s famous as a peaceful destination. Quiet and light space with many beautiful beaches like Sao beach, Ganh Dau, Dai beach, Ong Lang beach, Thom beach... ideal for the elder relaxing on the sand.


Fresh seafood plus rich culinary culture will help the meals here are always delicious. Visiting Ham Ninh fishing village or the semi-wild park new opened from the end of 2015 will be the unique things for a non-boring life when people grow old. 

4. Hue

The pace of life of people in the imperial city of Hue is like Perfume River which is always slow, calm and deep. In addition to the tombs and temples, there are old houses, tree-lined streets create a sense of relaxing. That’s probably why this is a nice place for older people.


Daily hearing the bell from Thien Mu, enjoying fragrant tea, walking into the ruins of Old city, talking about ancient stories right on the historic land would be pleasant experience in life when people grow old. Besides, Hue cuisine though simple but meticulous, beautifully presented, inclined to quality rather than quantity… it is also quite suitable for taste buds older people.

5. Hoi An

Located in the central region with harsh weather, Hoian however has the advantage of turning back on the sea, so the climate is quite pleasant. The peaceful cornersof the old town which are the highlight of Hoi An will create a suitable quiet for older people.


It retains the beloved countryside landscape but the living conditions are not lacking, utility demands are met, ensuring a comfortable life. Its cuisine is attractivewith famous Quang noodles and chicken rice. The Japanese chose the Dien Ban along Hoian to build a resort for the elderly. That proves that enjoying old age in this area is a right decision.

• Beside Vietnam, Myanmar also has many places for a memorable holiday like Ngapali & Ngwesaung Beaches. For those who love the ancientness, don't hesitate to book one of Bagan Tours to discover the past of Myanmar. For more information, please see Bagan Travel website.

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