Right in the very first moments of 2017, Vietnam’s tourism market bubbles with new excitement at the new “members” of hospitality industry. Living + Nomads would like to introduce to you some newly launched hotels and resorts which could be your new destinations this year.
Ka Lam Retreat Ninh Van Bay: Ninh Van Bay’s tranquility
Officially launched in January2017, Ka Lam Retreat in Ninh Van Bay offers visitors a brand new choice with the beauty of nature, ultimate privacy and the sense of glorious isolation. Set among a peaceful jungle peninsula of Ninh Van Bay with a natural waterfall and stunning beachfront, the resort is designed and decorated in a modern style. You can choose among 33 luxury well-equipped villas, each of them boasting private verandahs, outdoor bathtubs (Jungle Rock Villa only), plunge pools (except Jungle Rock Villas), and professional butlers.
Built with a unique design on a large rock formation above the sea, the SEN Restaurant offers truly the freshest seafood of Nha Trang as well as authentic Vietnamese and Western cuisine in an extensive menu. On the rooftop of the restaurant is the Eco-Roof Bar – a wonderful spot to enjoy sumptuous drinks while immersing yourself in the poetic beauty of Ninh Van Bay. Situated by an outdoor swimming pool, the Beach Bar offers a refreshing menu of the finest beverages and multi-cultural snacks in a beautifully decorated setting and complete with charming panoramic views. Nestled in green tropical jungle near a waterfall stream, Jungle Spa provides an ideal place to enjoy the nature and relax with treatments and traditional therapies.
From January 15th to March 31st, the resort offers 20% discount on room rates starting at VND7,520,000/night/ 02 guests in Jungle Rock Villa including complimentary round trip transfers (joint) from airport to resort plus round trip boat transfers from mainland to resort plus 10% discount on F&B at the resort.
Ka Lam Retreat Ninh Van Bay
Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang
Tel: 058 3728 388
KOI Resort & Spa Hoi An: Peaceful oasis in the heart of the old town
Nestled on an isolated oasis beside De Vong River and inspired from the area’s timeless cultural heritage and green nature, KOI Resort & Spa offers guests a high class resort space with 176 rooms and private pool villas. Among them, the 4-bedroom riverfront villas are ideal for families. Not only featuring private balconies, the villas are designed as two-floor houses and equipped with luxurious facilities including outdoor swimming pool, high-end living room, kitchen and dining rooms, all together creating a serene and private space.
Visitors are invited to taste authentic Vietnamese cuisine at The Võng Restaurant, relax at Moonshine Bar with delightful drinks including coffees, cocktails, cold beers, and vibrant wines served with tapas, and enjoy your corner at Poolside Bar with your favorite cocktail.
The resort also offers water sports such as kayaking, surfing, and sailing as well as other activities and exercises at the state-of-art fitness center. It is quick and easy to travel from the resort to famous destinations such as Hoi An’s ancient town, Cu Lao Cham, My Son Sanctuary, Marble Mountains, Danang and Hue.
KOI Resort & Spa Hoi An
Location: Cua Dai beach, Au Co road, Hoi An
Tel: 0510 3914 777
Poulo Condor Boutique & Spa: The classic charm in green nature
Inspired by the name of Con Dao in the 18th century, Poulo Condor Boutique & Spa consists of 36 suites and villas designed in a classic style. There are 16 Junior suites, 10 Colonial Suite Villas, 6 Indochina Pool Villas, and 4 Poulo Condor Pool Villas overlooking the green mountains or stunning ocean. Poulo Condo is situated on a prime location, just 3km from Con Son airport and10km from Con Dao center. It’s easy to travel from the resort to attractive destinations in Con Dao such as Con Dao National Park, Tourist Pier, and Lo Voi beach.
Poulo Condor Boutique & Spa
Location: Suoi Ot hamlet, Con Dao, Ba Ria- Vung Tau
Tel: 08 3822 3625
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay: Bring you back the student time
The most interesting thing of JW Marriot Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is its architectural design which is inspired by Lamarck University – the first university to be established in Phu Quoc in 1904. Each building is design as a department.
The Department of Chemistry Bar is the best place to admire the art of bartending in the majestic surroundings of Ngoc Bich Bay. For a multi-cultural dining experience, Tempus Fugit with French, Japanese, and Vietnamese cuisine is superb while Pink Pearl offers exquisite Cantonese dishes which are powerful like the love story between the girl Chau Hong and the young fishman in the past. Don’t forget to visit Rue de Lamarck with the spirit of Hoi An’s ancient town to sightsee and go shopping at handicraft, flower, and gift shops, and traditional bakeries, as well as enjoy folk dances and đờn ca tài tử that are performed every night. February, the month of spring, is the best time to experience the emerald cool water in Bai Khem beach, Phu Quoc.
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay
Location: Bai Khem, An Thoi, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang
Tel: 077 3779 999
Muong Thanh Luxury Bac Ninh: Enjoy 5-star amenities
Muong Thanh Luxury Bac Ninh is comprised of 170 luxurious guestrooms designed in a modern style with high-class interiors and exteriors. Equipped with modern sound systems and Led screens, the 3 conference rooms can accommodate up to 1000 guests. All demands any visitor might have about beauty and healthcare are met with the hotel’s professional services and spa treatments, the indoor gym, and the outdoor sports complex (swimming pool & tennis court). During your stay, you can visit renowned attractions such as Den Do, Ba Chua Kho temple, Dau temple, But Thap pagoda, Phu Lang ceramic village, Dong Ho painting village, and Dai Bai bronze casting village.
Muong Thanh Luxury Bac Ninh
395 Ngo Gia Tu, Tien An, Bac Ninh
Tel: 0241 3665 566
Muong Thanh Luxury Buon Ma Thuot: The first 5-star hotel in Buon Ma Thuot
Officially launched on January 15th in a prime location at the heart of the city, Muong Thanh Luxury Buon Ma Thuot consists of 233 guestrooms designed with a blend of world-class facilities and Vietnamese charm, creating a unique identity in the eyes of domestic and international visitors alike. Apart from the restaurants, the hotel provides 2 multi-functional conference rooms with a capacity of more than 1000 guests. Muong Thanh Luxury Buon Ma Thuot also promises to be the destination of national and world-scale events.
Muong Thanh Luxury Buon Ma Thuot
Location: 81 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Lak
Tel: 0500 3961 555.
Paradise Elegance Cruise: The new line of cruise ships in Halong Bay
The Paradise Group fleet will expand this year with the introduction of a new line of cruise ships, known as Paradise Elegance divided in to Paradise Peak and Paradise Luxury. Designed with modern cabins spanning an area of 25m2, Paradise Elegance offers visitors the best panoramic view of Halong Bay from their private cabin. The cabins, each with their own balcony, are divided into four categories: Deluxe Balcony (14 cabins), Executive Balcony (13 cabins), Captain’s View Terrace Suite (2 cabins), and Elegance Suite (2 cabins).
The Paradise Elegance cruise ships also boast a spa, dining room, sun deck and two bars, which are all spread over five decks. Offering a range of treatments, L’Évasion Spa is found on the main deck away from the social areas. Le Marin Restaurant and Le Piano Bar, both of which offer live entertainment, are located on the salon deck. On the sun deck, L’Odyssée Bar and the sunbathing areas offer wrap-around views of the bay.
Paradise Elegance Cruise
Location: Tuan Chau, Ha Long, Quang Ninh Province
Tel: 04 3941 6666