The oil rich coastal city of Vung Tau is the Crude Oil Extraction Center of Vietnam and a famous Saigonese weekend getaway. The city is located on the Vung Tau Peninsula two hours south of Saigon via the 51A Express Way or one and a half hours by ferry.
Visit Vung Tau
Vung Tau is an active coastal town with casinos, parks, cafes, restaurants, amusement park and various hotels some of which are perfectly wedged in the cliffside with stunning views of the busy coastline.
By land or sea Vung Tau is a quick and worthwhile escape from Saigon’s hustle and bustle.