Image: Grant Doyle
The Wow: Quaint villages and shacks line pristine beaches. The tallest structure is a flag pole. One charming beach-side restaurant has no walls or floor: just a few poles and a thatched roof where you can sip Saigon beers and eat fresh seafood for well under $10.
Why Now? Encouraged by generous government tax breaks and promises of major infrastructure investment, property and tourism developers are beating a path to this potential tourist El Dorado.