Xom Xoai Minh is a quiet district south-east of the buzzing streets in Ho Chi Minh City, home to cosy restaurants and family-friendly attractions. Nestled alongside the Song Soai Rap river, Xom Xoai Minh boasts a range of outdoor activities and authentic cultural experiences.
Things to do
Looking for some fun? Head to Bo Cap Vang, an entertainment complex that offers swimming in the river, hammocks, trampolines and slides. There’s also camping available and an on-site restaurant serving grilled seafood.
The kids will love the recreation on offer at The Bamboo Villages, where you can soak up picturesque river views or go kayaking, rowing or swimming. There’s also an outdoor buffet for when you’ve worked up an appetite.
For a dose of the big city, take a day trip to Ho Chi Minh City. Soak up the lively ambience at the Binh Tay Market, tour the Cu Chi Tunnels and explore some of Vietnam’s history through the moving exhibitions at the War Remnants Museum.
If you’ve got a craving for chicken, Quan An Vo Thang Dau restaurant has you covered with its selection of grilled chicken entrees. Golden Chicken Restaurant also specialises in poultry while offering a tranquil garden setting. For riverside meals and traditional Vietnamese cuisine, dine at The River Restaurant.
The easiest way to get around is Xom Xoai Minh is by taxi, while renting a motorbike offers greater flexibility. Tan Son That Airport in Ho Chi Minh City is a 1.5-hour drive away.