Wellness tourism - potential to develop in Khanh Hoa
Update: Oct 05, 2023
With a temperate climate, many spots for hot mineral bath and mud bath, beach resorts, mountain and forest eco-tourism destinations..., Khanh Hoa has a lot of potentials to develop wellness tourism.

Tourists practice yoga with Indian coach at The Anam Cam Ranh Resort.

One day in early September, Nguyen Thuy Linh (a tourist from Ho Chi Minh City) searched a tourist destination with a place to practice yoga to relieve stress from work. After many choices, she and a few close friends chose Ana Mandara Cam Ranh Resort (Bai Dai, Cam Lam district) as a vacation.

After the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic and international tourists have been interested in trips that combine health care and relieve stress. Grasping that need, many resorts in Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa such as Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, An Lam Retreats Ninh Van Bay, The Anam Cam Ranh and Ana Mandara Cam Ranh have promoted the exploitation of wellness tourism by adding free yoga instruction services for guests, psychotherapy with rotating bells, etc. In particular, The Anam Cam Ranh Resort has Indian trainers to guide guests in yoga. On some online travel sites, many tourists have responded expressing their enjoyment of participating in yoga sessions in the peaceful space of this resort. Besides beach resorts, Ba Ho tourist area (Ninh Ich commune, Ninh Hoa town), Lang Nho tourist area (Dien Tan commune, Dien Khanh district) also combine with yoga clubs to open health care tours.

According to tourism experts, with a temperate climate, many hot mineral springs, mud baths, beach resorts, mountain and forest eco-tourism destinations..., Khanh Hoa has a lot of potentials to develop wellness tourism.

According to Nguyen Thi Le Thanh - Director of Khanh Hoa Province Department of Tourism, in the project to develop provincial tourism products from now to 2030, the tourism industry has given directions to promote resort tourism products combined with health care. Currently, the province has an orientation to build high-quality, specialized medical examination and treatment facilities to serve the medical examination and treatment needs of residents and tourists. In the coming time, the tourism will advise the province to have policies to encourage businesses to invest in developing health care tourism products... However, to develop this type of tourism, travel companies and tourism companies providing resort, medical examination, treatment, therapy, spa, massage services... need have a close combination to create a systematic care, examination and treatment tourism program to attract tourists.

Xuan Thanh - Translated by T.T

Khanh Hoa News - khanhhoanews.vn - September 30, 2023