Paradise Elegance Cruise (strongly recommended - Discovering Ha Long Bay)

 


A sleek, modern vessel that fuses contemporary styling with Vietnamese design concepts, the Paradise Elegance is a meticulously designed steel boat that has reimagined luxury cruising on Halong Bay. Boasting a piano bar, day spa and wellness centre, butler service and the full range of dining options, the Elegance is a work of art, the experience exquisite, the journey flawless.



FACILITIES 
 
• 05 decks 
• 31 cabins with separate dressing rooms 
• Reception 
• Dining room 
• Bar (7 am to 11 pm) 
• Reading area 
• Balconies & Lounge 
• Sundeck 
• Spa 
• Kayaking equipment 
• Squid-fishing equipment 
• Tender boat

 

FLEET   LAUNCH  
   
• Number of vessels: 02 • Paradise Elegance I: March 2017
• Outfit: The most intricately designed and highly spacious steel boat in Ha Long Bay    
• Capacity: 31 cabins per vessel (Total: 62 occupants) • Paradise Elegance II: March 2017
       
       

 

CABIN CATEGORIES:


DELUXE CABIN WITH BALCONY:
Deluxe Balcony Cabin
 

• Number of room: 14
• Cabin location: 1st deck

• Size: 25 m2
• Bed: Flexible Double/Twin
• Extra bed: Yes
• Maximum Ocupants: 2 adults + 1 child
• Private Balcony with Ocean View, Extra Single Bed available for 1 Child




EXECUTIVE CABIN WITH BALCONY:
Executive Balcony Cabin
 

• Number of room: 13
• Cabin location: 2nd deck (upper deck)

• Size: 25 m2
• Bed: Flexible Double/Twin
• Extra bed: Yes
• Maximum Ocupants: 2 adults + 1 child
• Private Balcony with Ocean View, Extra Single Bed available for 1 Child




ELEGANCE BALCONY SUITES:
Elegance Balcony Suite
 

• Number of room: 2
• Cabin location: 2nd deck (upper deck)

• Size: 35 m2
• Bed: Flexible Double/Twin
• Extra bed: Yes
• Maximum Ocupants: 2 adults + 1 child
• Private Terrace with lounge chairs, Ocean View, Extra Single Bed available for 1 Child




CAPTAIN'S VIEW TERRACE SUITES:
Captain’s View Terrace Suite
 

• Number of room: 2
• Cabin location: 2nd deck (upper deck)

• Size: 35 m2
• Bed: Flexible Double/Twin
• Extra bed: Yes
• Maximum Ocupants: 2 adults + 1 child
• Private Terrace with lounge chairs, Ocean View, Extra Single Bed available for 1 Child




CABIN AMENITIES
 

  • Central air-conditioner 
  • En-suite bathroom 
  • Hair-dryer 
  • Toilet 
  • Complimentary toiletries 
  • Cabinet 
  • Personal safety box 
  • Complimentary mineral water 
  • Slippers 
  • Wardrobe 
  • Life jacket 
  • Fire extinguishers & Emergency Hammer


 SERVICES:
 
• Cruises:                     Seat-in coach 2 days & 1 night/
3 days & 2 nights, charters
 
• Excursions:                Caves, island, grottoes
 
• Activities:                  Cooking class, coffee and tea demonstration, kayaking, Tai Chi sessions,
 
Vietnamese wine tasting, live band, conical hat making workshop, board games
 
• Well-being:               Massages, beauty treatments
 

  • 24-hour Security
 
  • English Speaking Guides
 
  • Highlights:   Room service (last order 1.00am) &  Fusion buffet lunch (1.00pm - 2.30pm) and a la carte dinner menu (7.00pm - 10.00pm)
2-DAY 1-NIGHT ITINERARY ABOARD PARADISE ELEGANCE HALONG BAY
 
 

 
DAY ONE
11.30 Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel - Tuan Chau Island
After arriving at Paradise Suites Hotel on Tuan Chau Island, you will be transferred to Paradise Elegance.
12:30 Embark on Paradise Elegance
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Elegance, you will be checked-in and given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink at Le Marin Restaurant.
13:00 Lunch at Le Marin Restaurant
Lunch will be served in Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance cruises toward Halong Bay. You will pass the famous Fighting Cocks Islet, and Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves.
14:45 Visit to 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 prac ticing 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 after noon tea.
16:15 Visit to Sung Sot Cave
Your second stop of the day is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you can take in the panoramic views across Halong Bay after visiting the cave. Alternatively, you can opt for an afternoon of pampering at Le Parfum Spa* or an afternoon tea in Le Piano Bar.
18:00 Cooking Demonstration and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails*
At sunset, Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch a cooking demonstration on the L’Odyssée Sundeck while enjoying Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at the bar.
19:30 Dinner at Le Marin Restaurant
Savour a delicious dinner at Le Marin Restaurant, or choose a special spot anywhere else on board to dine. After dinner, indulge in drinks* and live music at Le Piano Bar, squid fishing, a spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or movies in your cabin.
(Please note that live music is not available on Mondays.)

DAY TWO
06:30 Tai Chi on L'Odyssée Sundeck
Watch the sunrise with a Tai Chi session on L’Odyssée Sundeck, followed by a light breakfast in Le Piano Bar.
07:30 Visit to Titov Island
You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
08:30 Breakfast Buffet at Le Marin Restaurant
Back on board, a buffet breakfast will be served as we once again cruise past Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and Fighting Cocks Islet before your bill settlement, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.
10:30 Disembark at the Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from Paradise Elegance, a light lunch at the Paradise Suites Hotel is served for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus.
12:00 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.
*Additional charges
 

 



 

3-DAY 2-NIGHT ITINERARY ABOARD PARADISE ELEGANCE HALONG BAY
 
 



 

DAY ONE
11.30 Check-in at Paradise Suites Hotel - Tuan Chau Island
After arriving at Paradise Suites Hotel on Tuan Chau Island, you will be transferred to Paradise Elegance.
12:30 Embark on Paradise Elegance
Once you have been transferred to Paradise Elegance, you will be checked-in and given a short briefing about your cruise while sipping your welcome drink at Le Marin Restaurant.
13:00 Lunch at Le Marin Restaurant
Lunch will be served in the Le Marin Restaurant while Paradise Elegance cruises the islands and islets of stunning Halong Bay.
14:00 Cruise Halong Bay or indulge in Spa Treatment
After lunch you can take time to contemplate the beauty of Halong Bay or alternatively, can opt for an afternoon of pampering at Le Parfum Spa*.
14:30 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.
16:00 Visit to Sung Sot Cave
Your second stop of the day is the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, where you can take in the panoramic views across Halong Bay.
17:45 Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar and Cooking Demonstration
Paradise Elegance will anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island and you can watch the sun set over the Bay. Enjoy music and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar, followed by a cooking demonstration on the L'Odyssée Sundeck.
19:30 Dinner at Le Marin Restaurant
Tantalise your taste buds with the selection of Western or Vietnamese cuisine on offer in Le Marin Restaurant. Eat on the restaurant, or choose a special spot anywhere else on board to dine. After dinner, adjourn to the Le Piano Bar for live music or simply chill out in your cabin with movie for a romantic night in.
(Please note that live music is not available on Mondays.)

DAY TWO
06:30 Tai Chi on L'Odyssée Sundeck
Start your second day on the right way with a relaxing Tai Chi session on L'Odyssée Sundeck as the sun rises, followed by a light breakfast at Le Piano Bar.
07:45 Breakfast at Le Marin Restaurant
After your breakfast is served in Le Marin Restaurant; it’s the time to get ready for another exciting day exploring Halong Bay.
08:30 Transfer to the Paradise Explorer tender for excursions
Keep in mind to bring along your necessary accessories to make the most of Halong Bay excursions.
09:00 Visit to Titov Island
You will visit popular Titov Island, where you can go swimming or hike to the top for another stunning panoramic view of the Bay.
10:30 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.
12:00 Lunch in the restaurant
After your morning excursions, re-energise yourself with a fresh and delicious lunch in the restaurant.
14:00 Take a trip to Cua Van Floating Village by bamboo boat or kayak*
Discover Cua Van Floating Village - the largest of the five remaining floating fishing villages in the Bay. You will be transported there by bamboo boats, rowed by locals. The more adventurous can opt to kayak*.
15:30 Return to Paradise Elegance
17:45 Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* and Cooking Demonstration
The Paradise Elegance will once again anchor overnight at Coconut Tree Island. Watch the sunset over the Bay while enjoying music and Pre-Dinner Sunset Cocktails* at Le Piano Bar, followed by a cooking demonstration on the L'Odyssée Sundeck.
19:30 Second dinner aboard Paradise Elegance
Relish your last night on board with dinner at Le Marin Restaurant on L'Odyssée Sundeck or in your cabin. Once again, Le Piano Bar offers live music (except on Mondays) after dinner if you are not ready to call it a night. Alternatively, you can return to your cabin for a relaxing evening watching in-room movies. 

DAY THREE
06:30 Tai Chi on L'Odyssée Sundeck
Start the day afresh with healthy Tai Chi session on L'Odyssée Sundeck, followed by a light breakfast, coffee and pastries at Le Piano Bar. Indulge yourself in one last spa treatment at Le Parfum Spa* or simply relax on board.
08:00 Breakfast at the restaurant
Breakfast is served in Le Marin Restaurant to revitalise you for the day ahead. On the way back to Paradise Harbour, Paradise Elegancine will pass by Thien Cung and Dau Go Caves and the Fighting Cocks Islet. Our reception area will assist you check out and settle your bill.
10:30 Return to Tuan Chau Marina
After disembarking from the Paradise Elegance, a light lunch at the Paradise Lounge is served for guests booked on the Paradise shuttle bus.
12:00 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.
*Additional charges

 
 

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

October - December 2018    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
Deluxe with Balcony 215 N/A 155 Please contact
Executive Suite with Balcony 225 N/A 185
Terrace Suite  255 N/A 215
 
Captain View Suite  275 N/A 255
 

 

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

October - December 2018    
Cabin Category 2 persons 4 persons Single Supplement Charter
Deluxe with Balcony  385 N/A 250 Please contact
Executive Suite with Balcony  410 N/A 280
Terrace Suite  472 N/A 370
Captain View Suite  500 N/A 400

*There will be surcharge of 30% applied for period from December 20th, 2018 - January 5th, 2019

 

 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) on new High Way.
+ Luxury en-suite Bathroom
+ Asian Lunch and Dinner 
+ International Breakfast Buffet
+ Snorkel Equipment (subject to availability)
+ Meeting Facilities and Equipment (charter only)
+ Tai Chi Session
+ Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges

EXCLUDES:

+ Kayaking (US$15 per person) /  Free of charge on 2nd day if you join 3 days & 2 night program.
+ 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