Global nomads have a wealth of things to do and see in Vung Tau. From lazing on Back Beach to climbing the hill to the Jesus Statue. From admiring the beauty of the local pagodas to relaxing in a Front Beach waterfront café. From a round of golf to a cable-car ride to Ho May Theme Park. It’s all within easy reach of Pullman Vung Tau.
Martyr’s Memorial Hill – Right outside Pullman Vung Tau, the Martyr’s Memorial is a tall stone obelisk set in a park at the centre of a roundabout. It’s a popular spot to hang out on warm evenings.
Lotte Mart – Two minutes’ walk from Pullman Vung Tau, the city’s newest mall offers shops and restaurants, a fitness centre, a cinema, bowling and more.
Back Beach – Stretching for around three kilometres, Back Beach is the spot for swimming, surfing, windsurfing or simply kicking back on the sand. If the surf gets too strong, head back to the pool at Pullman Vung Tau – only a five-minute walk away.
Jesus Statue – Six minutes’ drive – or an invigorating walk – from Pullman Vung Tau, the 32-metre statue of Jesus Christ with outstretched arms offers panoramic views from his shoulders.
Front Beach – In the centre of the city, Front Beach – a six-minute drive from Pullman Vung Tau – backs onto a park and is lined with cafés and restaurants. It’s a great spot to watch the sun set.
Beach Front Pagodas – The city is rich in beautiful Buddhist pagodas, all within easy reach of Pullman Vung Tau. Thích Ca Phật Đài temple sits in lush gardens overlooking the harbour and features a giant Buddha on a lotus leaf. There are stunning mountain and sea views from Niết Bàn Tịnh Xá pagoda.
French Villa Blanche – The former French governor’s residence, Villa Blanche – a seven-minute drive from Pullman Vung Tau – is a grand colonial mansion with sweeping views of Front Beach from its balcony.
Vung Tau Lighthouse – Around ten minutes from Pullman Vung Tau, the lighthouse was built by the French in 1910 and offers spectacular 360-degree views of the city and the sea.
Thang Tam temple – Also known as the “whale temple” and only five minutes from Pullman Vung Tau, Thang Tam temple features ornate engravings, yin-yang tiles and the bones of whales.
Paradise Golf Course – On the eastern side of the peninsula and a five-minute drive from Pullman Vung Tau, Paradise is a challenging 27-hole course with lush greenery lining the fairways.
Ho May Theme Park – Ten minutes from Pullman Vung Tau, a cable car carries families to Ho May Theme Park at the summit of Big Mountain. There’s an amusement park, a small zoo, restaurants and, at sundown, breathtaking views across Vung Tau and the sea.
Pullman Vung Tau ☆☆☆☆☆
15 Thi Sach Street, Thang Tam Ward, Vung Tau
Tel: +84 (0) 254 355 1777
Fax: +84 (0) 254 355 1799