Hoi An, Superior
Located approximatley ten minutes by car from the historical UNESCO World Heritage site of Hoi An's 'Old Quarter' this beautiful beachside resort is a fusion of French style and modern, Vietnamese elegance. The delicate combination of French and Vietnamese flavours and decor creates an ambience of style, comfort and luxury. The main hotel building holds the majority of the rooms with surrounding villas dotted in the grounds around the pool. There is a lovely onsite restaurant and an elegant infinity pool that forms the centrepiece of the grounds, providing excellent views up to the impressive hotel, and out towards the ocean.
Sun Spa Resort
Phong Nha National Park, Moderate
At the tip of a small peninsula close to the town of Quang Binh, and a short drive from Dong Hoi Station and Airport is the expansive Sun Spa Resort. The original section of the property, surrounding the attractive swimming pool and overlooking the beach beyond, was built in 2004 and contains the majority of the spacious guest rooms. The property offers numerous activities and excursions, but please note watersports are very limited during the autumn and winter seasons when the sea is often rough.
Palm Garden Resort
Hoi An, Superior
Set amidst 5 hectares of landscaped gardens, with its own private 220 metre stretch of beach and yet only 5 minutes by car from the old city of Hoi An, the Palm Garden Resort makes for a relaxing stay in this historic destination. The hotel has a well-sized swimming pool, full spa and two restaurants to choose from as well as the Contino Club Bar which often features live local music. Beach-side the hotel provides parasols and lounge chairs and facilities for beach volleyball and football. You can enoy snooker and table tennis free of charge at the games room and the hotel has its own modern futness centres as well. Water sports and cycle hire can also easily be arranged. There is a play area for kids with baby-sitting services available on request. The hotel operates a free of charge shuttle bus service which takes you in to historic centre of Hoi An and we would recommend mixing up your dining between the hotel and the restaurants in the old city.
Luang Prabang, Moderate
The Kamu Lodge is an authentic eco-lodge on the banks of the Mekong, just three hours upstream from Luang Prabang. Based on the philosophy that contact with nature is essential to relieving stress, the lodge offers a range of activities interacting with, and learning from local people about traditional farming and fishing methods.
Moon Garden Homestay
Moon Garden offers a unique proposition: a rural eco-retreat one hour west of Hanoi city, providing visitors an opportunity to engage in local Vietnamese activities, from farming to fishing to cooking
The property sits on a low hillside overlooking an attractive landscape of ponds and rice paddies, and is situated within easy cycling distance of Duong Lam ancient village, one of the finest preserved traditional Viet villages in the country. Accommodation is unique, comfortable and tastefully designed from reconstructed traditional homes, complete with antique furniture and decoration from around the region. For those not interested in joining in the daily activity schedule the rural setting is perfect for relaxation, aided by the herbal footbaths provided as part of the package.
Mui Ne, Superior
A delightful small boutique resort mere metres from the beach
Cham Villas is a delightful boutique resort located just a short drive from the centre of Mui Ne town. This charming resort offers just eighteen simple but beautifully appointed villas; each with a king sized four poster bed, a bathroom (all with large windows opening out onto to a small private tropical garden), and a terrace or patio for a relaxing. The beautifully tended tropical gardens create a sanctuary from the busy streets of Mui Ne. Boasting a traditional spa, a large emerald green swimming pool, and an open-air restaurant nestled between the villas, Cham Villas provides a wonderful setting in which to relax and unwind. All rooms come with air-conditioning, TV, mini Bar, room service and free Wifi as standard.
Mango Home Riverside
Mekong Delta, Moderate
Relax in the Delta as you take advantage of the fantastic tours this homestay style accommodation has on offer
Located on the banks of a broad tributary of the Mekong River, in the heart of the Delta, is the delightful and secluded Mango Home Riverside. Facilities are simple but comfortable, and the resort is rightly renowned for the fresh and delicious local fare they produce for their guests. There is a new outdoor pool and excursions by bike, sampan and on foot are on offer from the resort, making this a fantastic base from which to explore the rich and fascinating local life in the Mekong Delta.
Mai Chau Ecolodge
Mai Chau, Superior
Situated in the heart of the beautiful countryside, this eco lodge is a popular choice for exploring the valleys and villages
Located in the heart of the Mai Chau valley and a gentle walk away from the villages of Lac and Pom Coong, Mai Chau Ecolodge is a refuge in the heart of this area of stunning scenery. Made entirely of natural materials and taking influence from the local style of houses, the lodge is a great place to relax and enjoy the surroundings. There is no television or any entertainment services, but you wouldn't even notice you were missing it, instead taking time to relax by the pool and explore the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
Explore the Old Quarter from this conveniently located and elegantly stylish hotel
As part of the Elegance Hotel family, La Siesta boasts clean, well presented and spacious rooms in the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter. This hotel makes a great base to explore all Hanoi has to offer, or get away from the chaos of the city and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the hotel, paying a visit to the spa or the movie room. The staff are warm and friendly and the hotel restuarant offers a good choice of evening meals if you don't want to head back out into the city.
Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa
Siem Reap, Superior
A fantastically located luxury option, with beautiful views of the manicured Royal Gardens
The delightful colonial-style Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa sits in one of Siem Reap's finest location, overlooking the Royal Gardens and just a short walk from the markets, restaurants and cafes in the centre of town. The property is constructed around a large, attractive pool, with two spacious restaurants serving both French and Cambodian cuisine opening out onto the leafy central courtyard. Rooms are spacious and attractively furnished, many with small private balconies overlooking the pool. For its combination of style, service and location the Victoria is one of the best in Siem Reap.
Mercure Phu Quoc Resort & Villas
Phu Quoc Island, Moderate
Mercure Phu Quoc Resort is surrounded by tropical gardens on a beautiful stretch of beach in front of the Gulf of Thailand
Located on Phu Quoc Island, just a short drive away from Duong Dong Airport, the resort offers peaceful and luxurious villa accommodation with spa facilities to aid relaxtaion. Facilities include an outdoor pool and two tennis courts, a BBQ on the beach can be arranged and the large reatsrant serves both Western and Vietnamesee meals.
Located in the heart of Hanoi's business district, close to both the French and Old Quarters, the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi is a sleek property featuring clean, well equipped and furnished rooms. While echoing the international standards that Mövenpick is known for, the Hanoi property pays tribute to its location by offering famed Vietnamese hospitality and a classy exterior design reminiscent of the French-colonial era. All rooms have LCD flat screen TVs and a wide selection of international cable TV channels. mini bar, IDD telephone, personal safe, tea- and coffee-making amenities are also available. Broadband cable and Wi-Fi Internet is accessible in all guest rooms and throughout the public areas of the hotel. Other hotel facilities include an excellent gym, a restaurant and cocktail lounge.
Silk Path Hotel
The Silk Path is an attractive, contemporary hotel located within the city's Old Quarter, 15 minutes' walk from Hoan Kiem Lake. The hotel is surrounded by local restaurants and a great variety of shopping options. The rooms are well equipped and comfortable, with light and attractive public spaces and facilities are in keeping with the standard of hotel.
Fusion Suites Danang Beach
Fusion Suites Dannag Beach is a modern family friendly beach front hotel.
All rooms are bright, spacious with a kitchenette, large glass windows and the latest facilities. There is a smart rooftop bar and you can indulge yourself in the included reflexology session and yoga class at the spa and wellness centre. An added bonus is breakfast is available whenever and wherever you like!
Phum Biatang Resort
Siem Reap, Deluxe
Phum Baitang is a beautiful property exceptional in its design which replicates a traditional Cambodian village.
The luxury resort which opened in September 2015 features 45 traditionally designed stilted villas. Located a short drive from the centre of Siem Reap is set within eight hectares of lush gardens and paddy fields ensuring for a truly peaceful and memorable experience. The spacious wooden villas, with either private terrace or pool, are dotted about the compound. They are finished to a very high standard, inspired by traditional Cambodian design. The resort features a large salt water pool with bar and restaurant overlooking the paddy fields. There is also a beautiful spa designed to look like an ancient Khmer temple with a wide variety of treatments as well as saunas, a steam room and traditional outdoor Japanese bath. A separate bar designed to look like a traditional rural home has amazing sunset views over the rice fields.
Ba Be, Homestay
The homestay in Pac Ngoi village is a great base for discovering Ba Be National Park. The village itself is located on the edge of the lake, next to rice paddies and surrounded by rainforest clad mountains. The homestay facilities are fairly basic and you will be staying with a welcoming host family in their home, a traditional Tay stilted house with a terrace overlooking the rice fields and lake. You will have a private room with shared Western-style bathrooms and be served a delicious home cooked dinner. Your hosts don't speak a great deal of English but are eager to communicate with the help of books and hand gestures, and of course your guide is around too.