Paradise Luxury Cruises (strongly recommended)



CHECK IN / CHECK OUT
Boarding time 12:00 PM Disembark time 10:30 AM


CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
Visa, Master Card, American Express


FOREIN LANGUAGE SPOKEN
English, French


FACILITIES
 
• 04 decks per boat 
• 15 cabins 
• Reception 
• Dining room 
• Balconies & Lounge 
• Sundeck 
• Spa: massage rooms 
• Souvenir boutique 
• Tender boat

FLEET   LAUNCH  
   
• Number of vessels: 02 • Paradise Luxury I: November 2008
• Outfit: Traditional Vietnamese wooden Junk   (renovated October 2017)
• Capacity: 15 cabins per vessel (Total: 30 occupants) • Paradise Luxury II: March 2009
      (renovated October 2017)
       


 SERVICES
• Cruises: Seat-in coach 2 days & 1 night, charters  
• Excursions: Caves, islands, grottoes 
• Activities: Squid fishing, movie nights, cooking class, kayaking, Tai Chi sessions 
• Well-being: Massages, beauty treatments 
• Dining: Local & international delicacies, set menus, a la carte menu

 


 

 


 

2-DAY 1-NIGHT ITINERARY ABOARD PARADISE LUXURY HALONG BAY
 
 
DAY ONE
 
Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel – Tuan Chau Island
 
Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Paradise Suites Hotel check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi. 

Embark on Paradise Luxury
 
After your transfer to Paradise Luxury, you will be checked-in, then taken to the restaurant, where you will be briefed about your cruise while enjoying your welcome drink.
 
Lunch at the restaurant
 
As the Paradise Luxury makes its way to Halong Bay, you will have time to savor your delicious lunch while enjoying the stunning views - your first introduction to this majestic landscape.
 
Cruise Halong Bay or enjoy a Spa Treatment
 
After lunch, you will have time to be enchanted by the stunning landscape of Halong Bay. If the first stop isn’t for you, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering and indulgence at Le Parfum Spa*.
 
Visit Tung Sau Pearl Farm or kayak*.
 
Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and practicing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. If this excursion doesn’t take your fancy, stay on board and treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea.
 
Visit to Sung Sot Cave
 
Your next stop is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave. This is the largest cave in Halong Bay, and the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years have taken on fascinating shapes.
 
 
Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
 
Paradise Luxury will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy a cocktail or two as the sun sets over the karst landscape. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner, and guaranteed to whet the appetite.
 
Royal Bao Dai Dinner
 
Dress like kings and queens for the Royal Bao Dai dinner at the restaurant. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax with a drink* or two, go squid fishing, book in for a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or
watch a movie in the restaurant.

 
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DAY TWO
 
Tai Chi on Sundeck
 
Welcome your second day on board Paradise Luxury with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast in the restaurant.
 
Visit to Titov Island
 
Hike to the top of Titov Island for stunning panoramic views of the Bay. After your hike, go for a refreshing swim in Halong Bay’s emerald waters, or sip from a coconut in the shade. If you choose to stay on board, book in for a pamper session in the Le Parfum Spa*.
 
Breakfast at the restaurant
 

Back on board, you can opt for your breakfast to be served in the restaurant or your cabin. Paradise Luxury will pass Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before you settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.
 
Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina
 
After disembarking from Paradise Luxury, and for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus, you will be served a light lunch at Paradise Suites Hotel before the drive back to Hanoi.
 
Return to Hanoi.
 

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

3-DAY 2-NIGHT ITINERARY ABOARD PARADISE LUXURY HALONG BAY
 
 
DAY ONE
 
Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel – Tuan Chau Island
 
Your first stop on arrival at Tuan Chau Island is the Paradise Suites Hotel check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi.
 
Embark on Paradise Luxury
 
After your transfer to Paradise Luxury, you will be checked-in, then taken to the restaurant, where you will be briefed about your cruise while enjoying your welcome drink.
 
Lunch at the restaurant
 
As the Paradise Luxury makes its way to Halong Bay, you will have time to savor your delicious lunch while enjoying the stunning views – your first introduction to this majestic landscape.
 
Cruising Halong Bay or enjoy a Spa Treatment*
 
After lunch, you will have time to be enchanted by the stunning landscape of Halong Bay. If the first stop isn’t for you, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering and indulgence at Le Parfum Spa*.
 
Visit Tung Sau Pearl Farm or kayak*.
 
Your first excursion is a visit to Tung Sau Pearl Farm, an area in Halong Bay dedicated to growing pearls and practicing a handmade technique based on Vietnamese tradition and Japanese technology. This is also an ideal destination for kayaking. If this excursion doesn’t take your fancy, stay on board and treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea.
 
Visit Sung Sot Cave
 
Your first stop after lunch is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you will be surprised by the breathtaking panoramic view across the Bay once you exit the cave. This is the largest cave in Halong Bay, and the stalactites and stalagmites formed over millions of years have taken on fascinating shapes. 
 
Alternatively, stay on board and sample the selection of delicacies available at afternoon tea in the restaurant.
 
Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
 
Paradise Luxury will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy a cocktail or two as the sun sets over the karst landscape. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner, and guaranteed to whet the appetite.
 
Royal Bao Dai Dinner
 
Dress like kings and queens for the Royal Bao Dai dinner at the restaurant. The rest of the evening is free for you to relax with a drink* or two, go squid fishing, book in for a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or Watch a movie in the restaurant.
 
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DAY TWO
 
Tai Chi on Sundeck
 
Welcome your second day on board Paradise Luxury with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast in the restaurant.
 
Breakfast at the restaurant
 
Continental breakfast will be served in the restaurant.
 
Transfer to the Paradise Explorer tender to go deeper into the Bay
 
Don’t forget to bring along all your necessary items, like cameras and sunscreen to make sure you experience the best of Halong Bay on your excursions.
 
Visit to Titov Island
 
Hike to the top of Titov Island for stunning panoramic views of the Bay. After your hike, go for a refreshing
 
swim in Halong Bay’s emerald waters, or sip from a coconut in the shade. If you choose to stay on board, book in for a pamper session in the Le Parfum Spa*.
 
Cruise to Trong Cave
 
After visiting the must-see Titov Island, your next stop will be Trong Cave, in Bo Hon Island. Inside the cave, all visitors will be surprised by so many stalacties hung down from the ceiling. This is also an ideal destination for those who would like to kayak.
 
Lunch at the restaurant
 
After your morning island and farm visits, re-energise yourself with a fresh and delicious lunch in the restaurant.
 
Take a trip to Cua Van Floating Village
 
The largest of five remaining floating fishing villages in the Bay, you will visit Cua Van Floating Village by bamboo boats rowed by locals, or you can opt to kayak*. Wave to friendly locals as they go about their daily lives, which have remained largely unchanged for centuries.
 
 
Return to Paradise Luxury
 
Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
 
Paradise Luxury will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. This is the perfect time for you to enjoy a cocktail or two as the sun sets over the karst landscape. Foodies can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner, and try a pre-dinner cocktail* or two.
 
Dinner time
 
Savour your last dinner time in the restaurant, choose to dine in your cabin or the sundeck - it’s up to you. If you haven’t tried squid fishing, this is your last chance. Or you may just want to wind down with a movie in the restaurant.

 
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DAY THREE
 
Tai Chi on Sundeck
 
You can see in your last day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck, followed by a light breakfast, coffee and pastries. Book in for that final relaxing a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or simply relax onboard.
 
Breakfast in the restaurant
 
Restore your energy and prepare for the day ahead with a fresh and healthy breakfast in the restaurant.
 
Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina
 
After disembarking from Paradise Luxury, and for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus, you will be served a light lunch at Paradise Suites Hotel before the drive back to Hanoi.
 
Return to Hanoi.
 
Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Price of 2 day/1 night trip: Per person in US$ 

 

June - October, 2018    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           160 N/A 125 Please contact
 Deluxe with Balcony           175 N/A 155
 Suite           230 N/A 195
 
 

 

Price of 3 day/2 night trip: Per person in US$ 
 

June - October, 2018    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
 Deluxe with window           290 N/A 220 Please contact
 Deluxe with balcony           320 N/A 250
 Suite           440 N/A 340

 

 INCLUDES:

+ Welcome Cocktail
+ Cruise Itinerary and Program
+ Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
+ In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
+ Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
+ Round trip shuttle bus (Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi)
+ Luxury en-suite Bathroom
+ Asian Lunch and Dinner 
+ International Breakfast Buffet
+ Kayaking (US$15 per person) /  Free of charge on 2nd day if you join 3 days & 2 night program.
+ Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
+ Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)
+ Tai Chi Session
+ Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDES:
+ Beauty Spa Services and Massage
+ Beverages and Tobacco
+ Tips and other Personal Expenses
+ All other services not clearly mentioned above

NOTE
+ Child 5 – 12 years old in shared cabin USD165 (shared with max. 2 adults)
+ Peak season surcharge 25% for checking-in on any of these days:
+ Lunar New Year (To be specified)
+ National Day (Sept. 2nd)
+ Christmas (Dec. 24th)
+ New Year`s Eve (Dec. 31st)
+ Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather and operating conditions