The adventurous traveller will find plenty to interest them in Vietnam. Along with bustling, throbbing cities, there are also picturesque riverbank villages, stunning mountain ranges, and exquisite beachfront resorts. And of course, there are the iconic, never-ending rice fields that can be found all over the nation.
A wonderful variety of activities, attractions, dining options, mountains to climb, and rivers to float down means inspiration comes easily.
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
Anyone who has had the good fortune to visit a Six Senses resort will attest to the fact that they provide an experience that is genuinely extraordinary, and their resort at Ninh Van Bay is no exception. The resort is only accessible by water, giving the impression that it is an isolated island, and is situated in a magnificent terrain overlooking the East Vietnam Sea. It feels even more isolated from the outside world because of the formidable rock formations that surround the resort from behind.
Visitors can unwind in their roomy, opulent villas with a sundeck or garden patio. They have a variety of options, all of which give expansive ocean views, including being directly on the beach, directly over the water, between the rocks, or on the mountainside.
Enjoy the exclusive beach, stroll through the nearby forest, which is a protected area for rare monkeys, or rejuvenate with a traditional bamboo massage. Take a romantic bay cruise, use a “sea scooter” to explore the underwater environment, or participate in educational activities like culinary lessons to learn more about the local way of life. The tempting possibilities offered to potential guests are endless.
Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula
The resort is renowned for its exceptional setting in a forest preserve, close to nature, and for its exquisite architecture by renowned architect Bill Bensley.
Through the forested hills, a funicular train ascends, transporting guests to the resort’s four distinct levels: Heaven, Sky, Earth, and Sea. Each level embodies Bill Bensley’s trademark style, which he uses to reimagine Vietnamese mythology and inspire the four distinct styles in his stunning design.
A variety of lodging choices are available, including many distinctive custom villas that are all lavishly decorated, roomy, and come with private infinity pools, espresso makers, a Bose entertainment system, and free admission to Club International. These villas really go above and beyond to make sure the visitor is taken care of.
Once more, the resort offers some wonderful experiences. The HARNN Heritage Spa, which the World Luxury Spa Awards dubbed “Global Spa of The Year 2017,” is located next to a picturesque private lagoon and has eight specially created treatment villas. There are numerous activities available, including water sports near the beach and tai chi and yoga taught by the local guru. The resort also arranges guided excursions to other culturally significant locales including Hoi An and the royal capital of Hue. Younger explorers can engage in a variety of activities at the Planet Trekkers Children’s Club.
Lak Tented Camp
For a true Vietnamese glamping experience stay at the Lak Tented Camp, which offers 14 tented cottages with views of the lovely Lak lake in the province of Dak Lak.
The focus is on eco-friendly lodging that is cosy but respectful of the ecology and architecture of the area. This emphasis is furthered by comprehensive programs created to assist tourists in exploring the stunning surroundings, using the camp as a launching point. Travellers are escorted and fully designed all-inclusive packages take them on enlightening discoveries.
Depending on preference, tourists can pick from a variety of strenuous or easy-going kayaking and cycling adventures, cultural activities that take them to nearby towns and farming communities, and trekking activities that take them to waterfalls and along coffee trails. Additionally, there are practical culinary and craft lessons as well as evening activities like boating at dusk and night-time strolls.
Lak Tented Camp guests may expect a flurry of entertainment. After a long day of effort, they can wind down in their well-appointed tented cabins and recover whilst watching the sun set over the sparkling lake.
Zannier Bai San Ho
Another excellent hotel choice is located on a 245-acre peninsula in the remote region of Phu Yen. The 73 independent villas are dispersed around the complex and offer visitors a choice of three exclusive themed settings: a lush hilltop, an ancient rice paddy, or next to a mile-long stretch of fine white sand beach.
The aesthetics of the villas and their surroundings complement each other. The rice paddy villas are ornamented versions of fisherman’s cottages with garden terraces to take in the tranquil surroundings. The hilltop villas, on the other hand, imitate the ancient longhouses found in the Vietnamese mountains and offer panoramic views of the bay in addition to having private plunge pools as standard.
Like any opulent, boutique resort, Zannier provides a wide choice of amazing experiences to assist guests get the most out of their trip. Embark on a catamaran tour of the bay or a snorkelling expedition of the coral reefs. A variety of historical and cultural events are available, such as Quy Nhon’s temple blessings and a fascinating trip back in time to discover everything there is to know about the illustrious Cham dynasty. With a variety of packages accessible from the hotel, the expansive complex also offers plenty of room for gorgeous pathways to explore and find the ideal picnic location.
Ancient Hue Garden House
The Ancient Hue Garden House is in fact a grouping of five separate homes that were influenced by the Nguyen dynasty’s styles and construction. Each room is distinctive and features artisanal, handcrafted hardwood furniture with fine details that evoke the real nature and traditional culture of Vietnam.
The traditional garden house, which is constructed rigorously in accordance with Feng Shui principles, aspires to be a harmonious ensemble in which the house is a part of a balanced combination of garden, pond, and yard. Hue’s magnificent architecture is distinctive because of the Chinese influence because the affluent mandarin class resided in the city’s garden mansions.
The Kim Long fine dining experience is in the main garden house. Here, the chefs take guests on a gastronomic exploration of the flavours and textures of Vietnamese cuisine. It is a truly experiential dinner set amidst the opulence of the main house’s decor.
All pools are heated so swimming is possible all year round, and there is a spa on site for relaxing. A wide number of activities are also available to help you understanding Hue’s soul.