Escape to the southern coast of Vietnam and check into the elegant Anantara Mui Ne. Travelers get to relax on tropical beaches of Mui Ne Bay, explore the sand dunes and enjoy relaxing spa treatments. The hotel has a pool deck with great sunset views, gourmet dining and luxury service.

Which suite or villa you book depends on your preferences for space and budget. The resort offers 89 guest accommodations ranging from garden view rooms with a balcony to two bedroom luxury villas steps from the water.

The Deluxe Ocean View accommodations offer the best value if you want a view of the ocean. The private balcony lets you admire the sunrise over the lagoon, pool and tropical gardens, as well as the starry night sky. Deluxe Ocean View rooms overlook Phan Thiet Bay and colorful sunrises over the water.

Ocean View Suites offers even more living space and sweeping views of the ocean, lagoon and beach. Each suite balcony has a day bed from which you can enjoy the view.

Honeymooners and families who want to swim in their own private pool can book a One Bedroom Pool Villa which has an outdoor deck with a pool and lounge chairs. There is a separate Dining pavilion, Patio with daybed, Bath with separate rain shower, Sun-beds and an iPod docking station. You'll see the ocean right from your bed when you open your eyes in the morning.

The Two Bedroom Beach Front Pool Villa is the most luxurious, offering undisturbed views of the ocean and plenty of indoor and outdoor living space.

Anantara Spa

Anantar is an ancient Sanskrit word that means "without end" and true to its name the spa incorporates timeless healing traditions from around the world. Exotic elixirs and oils are utilized in massages, wraps and other therapies designed to relax and rejuvenate. The spa offers five spacious treatment rooms and several unique signature treatments. Try the 60-minute Synchronised Massage where two therapists work on you together in rhythmic tandem. Honeymooners can ask for one of the spa treatment suites with a stream room and Jacuzzi.

Open-air L'Anmien Restaurant serves a fusion of Vietnamese and Western cuisine. Sample the world's best wines at The Wine Room, have a snack at Cham Lounge or have a romantic dinner with a view of the ocean at Thung. Flow serves meals by the pool in a tropical setting.

Guests have access to the "Dining by Design" which means that you can have a meal pretty much anywhere you like. Picnics and sunset dinners are especially popular with couples.

The Facts

Mui Ne is a tropical resort town with many great hotels, restaurants and cafes. High season is from December to May, so look for deals between June and November. Rates at the resort start at $215 USD.