Ha Long Bay Weather October Averages, Vietnam
What's the weather like in Ha Long Bay in October
October is the end of the summer in Ha Long Bay, which is located in Vietnam, with an average temperature of 25°C. Even though it is the end of the summer, the average temperature is still very warm so you can enjoy days out discovering the floating villages, seeing the Bai Chai Bridge and going on tours. During this summer month, you may experience temperatures high of up to 28°C and lows of 21°C which is still very warm.
While the average temperature may have dropped slightly since the month before, the average monthly rainfall has dropped significantly since the month before from 190mm over 14 days in September to just 54mm which falls over an average of 11 days.
During the month, you will get an average of 7 hours of sunshine which is the second highest in the year along with January, February, July and September which also get 7 hours of sunshine. With the hot temperatures and reduced rainfall, it is a good month to truly get to explore this popular holiday destination but you check the weather forecast too before booking anything.
It is a good month to hit the beach with the average sea temperature being a very warm 27°C which is the lowest the sea temperatures will go during the whole year. Because the sea temperature is so warm, you will be able to enjoy many hours in the sun without feeling uncomfortable enough to have to get out.
The chance of their being a cloudy day in October is 49% which is lower than the month before when it is 54% but higher than the month after when it is 41%. As well having warm temperatures and sea temperatures, it is also drier than neighbouring holiday destinations such as Mai Chau where the average monthly rainfall in October is 102mm over 11 days compared to the 54mm over 11 days in Ha Long Bay in the same month.
Ha Long Bay Hotels in October
If you're on a bit of a budget and looking for a budget hotel then try the CityBay Hotel which is a 3 star hotel located near the Chua Long Tien. This hotel is mostly popular with couples holidaying in Ha Long Bay and you can do no better for value. It has 60 rooms available with a range of superior double rooms, deluxe twin rooms, deluxe triple rooms and executive suites which all have a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and cable channels. Facilities at the hotel include a bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking.
Heritage Halong Hotel
If you're treating yourself to a luxury hotel this year then choose the Heritage Halong Hotel which is a 4 star hotel located on Bai Chay. This hotel is a very popular choice for friends holidaying or travelling to this popular holiday destination. There are 101 rooms in total with a range of superior twin rooms, superior double rooms and deluxe double rooms which all have breakfast included, air conditioning, blackout curtains and seating area. You will be able to find activities at the hotel including a fitness centre, outdoor pool, spa and massages.
Vietnam Trade Union Hotel
One of the most popular choices of hotel to stay in is the Vietnam Trade Union Hotel which is a hotel located in Tran Hung Dao. This is a very popular hotel for both couples and friends and with spacious rooms that are well-lit and have comfortable beds. The beach and city centre are a short taxi ride away which the reception staff will help arrange for you. You will be able to find some reasonably priced places to eat close to around the hotel but there is a restaurant within the hotel too.
Ha Long Bay Beaches for October
Quan Lan Beach
If you're looking for a great beach to visit then head to Bai Tu Long Bay where you will find the Quan Lan Beach. With the sea temperature being very warm, you will be able to enjoy hours in the sea finding sea life. As well swimming in the beautiful blue water, you can also enjoy a long walk along the white sand and enjoy the untouched surroundings including the nearby wild pines which just add even more charm to this already charming beach.
Bars and Restaurants
BMC Hai Au Restaurant
Everyone loves a bit of Chinese food and there is no better place to do than the BMC Hai Au Restaurant which is a Chinese and fast food restaurant located in Bai Chay. All the staff in this popular restaurant are very friendly and extremely helpful by helping you choose from the menu. The food is truly delicious and you'll also be able to find fresh seafood too. If you don't want to have a sit-down meal then they also offer cheap takeout food if you'd much rather have a quiet night back at the hotel after a hectic day.
Cafe Nam Phong
If you love trying the local food when away then try the Café Nam Phong which is Vietnamese café located on the Ha Long waterfront. It is a lovely café in a beautiful location with many holidaymakers recommending eating here. Prices are good and there is always a really pleasant atmosphere for you to enjoy while eating or drinking.
Things to do in Ha Long Bay in October
Ha Long Night Market
If you love to do a bit of shopping when on holiday to find some great souvenirs or gifts for the friends and family then head to the Ha Long Night Market which is a shopping market located in Halong Bay. One thing to note is that the shops only accept cash and not debit or credit cards. There are also some tasty restaurants around the market to enjoy if you're feeling peckish after all that shopping. You will grab a lot of bargains at this market as well as find some great gifts to take home.
If you're after a day of relaxation then then there is no other place to go to but Escape Sea which is a spa and wellness centre located in Paradise Town. It is truly a luxurious spa with well-spaced rooms and luxury décor and furniture. There is also a couple's therapy room which is great for couple's holiday in Ha Long Bay. There is a lovely relaxing and soothing ambience and you will be in safe hands with their professional and skilled therapists.
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