Vietnam's five most beautiful East Sea paradise resorts
Update: Mar 20, 2013
CNN has judged Vietnam boasts five of the top nine most beautiful paradise resorts in the East Sea.The central province of Khanh Hoa's stunning landscapes and pleasant climate have seen its international tourism prestige steadily rise. It is home to two of the five highlighted Vietnamese resorts.

Vinpearl Nha Trang or Hon Ngoc Viet, located on Hon Tre Island, is a tourism, resort, and entertainment complex encompassing parks, a golf course, and a water palace. Whale Island is an internationally accredited dive centre and offers patrons peaceful green space and traditional bungalows along the coast of Van Phong Bay. Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Director Truong Dang Tuyen credits the ascendancy of Nha Trang as a world-class tourism destination to Khanh Hoa province's natural bounty.

Vietnam's other three resort “paradises” include Six Senses Con Dao, Phu Quy Island, and Cat Ba Island. CNN also listed destinations like Sheraton Sanya, Ritz-Carlton Sanya (China), El Nido (the Phillipines), and Gaya (Malaysia).