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Best Vietnam luxury resorts

Home to palm-fringed beaches, forested mountains and lush countryside – the sheer range of landscapes in Vietnam can make it something of a challenge. But wherever you travel, a stay in a Vietnam luxury resort will help ensure that your visit to this ebullient nation is even more memorable.
Victoria Can Tho Hotel. Photo: Trip provider
Victoria Can Tho Hotel. Photo: Trip provider

Offering breathtaking landscapes, idyllic beaches and verdant countryside, Vietnam has much to attract travellers. But where best to stay if you would like to treat yourself to some of the finer things in life? Here is our round-up of the best Vietnam luxury resorts.


Four Seasons Resort the Nam Hai

A short drive away from the easygoing city of Hoi An, the broad expanse of palm-fringed Cua Dai Beach is lined with upmarket resorts including the indulgently luxurious Four Seasons Resort the Nam Hai. This extensive beachfront establishment is a designer’s dream. Laid out across acres of premium coastline, its chic minimalist villas are furnished and decorated according to the principles of Feng Shui, and come complete with private terraces and gardens – some even have their own pools. Staff provide flawless service in tranquil surroundings that include two elegant restaurants, a refined spa and an expansive infinity pool with sweeping sea views.


Six Senses Ninh Van Bay

Overlooking the turquoise waters of idyllic, secluded Ninh Van Bay on Vietnam's south central coast, the Six Senses boutique resort is only accessible by speedboat. Serene, stylish wood-furnished villas on the beachfront, on stilts over the water, or nestled in the rocky hillside benefit from chic bathrooms with free-standing tubs and private plunge pools, as well as 24-hour butler service. Guests can relish exquisite cuisine while dining al fresco overlooking the bay, savour holistic treatments and traditional therapies in the restful spa, and make the most of a wealth of exceptional diving opportunities within easy reach.

Beachfront Pool Villa at Six Senses NVB. Beachfront Pool Villa at Six Senses NVB. Photo: Trip provider


Pilgrimage Village

Surrounded by tropical jungle outside the city of Hue in the heart of Vietnam, Pilgrimage Village offers spacious, wood-furnished rooms and airy bungalows nestled among lush greenery. Guest rooms decorated in traditional style are hung with modern art and feature balconies overlooking gardens, while the resort's airy restaurants serve enticing menus of Vietnamese fusion cuisine and regional specialities. After sightseeing in Hue’s UNESCO World Heritage listed Imperial City, you can unwind with tai chi and yoga classes, enjoy spa treatments, hot tub or herbal steam bath sessions, or simply relax on a lounger underneath a palm tree next to the sizeable outdoor pool.

Pilgrimage Village.Pilgrimage Village. Photo: Trip provider


Victoria Can Tho Resort

Set on the banks of the Hau River, the Victoria Can Tho is one of the first luxury resorts in the Mekong Delta. The hotel captures the essence of the region in its elegant, colonial-style guest rooms featuring wooden floors, ceiling fans and traditional-style furnishings, complemented by balconies with garden or river views. The high-ceilinged restaurant serves a menu of tempting French-inspired cuisine, while premium facilities guests can enjoy include an outdoor pool and a rejuvenating spa with a sauna and steam room.

Deluxe bedroom at Victoria Can Tho Resort.Deluxe bedroom at Victoria Can Tho Resort. Photo: Trip provider


Fusion Resort

On the west coast of Vietnam’s largest island Phu Quoc, the Fusion Resort offers understated luxury in a secluded location next to a river flowing into the sparkling Gulf of Thailand. Light-filled, open plan villas with stylish, contemporary furnishings feature private gardens with plunge pools, and chic, outdoor lounge areas. There’s an airy restaurant, a relaxed oceanfront seafood grill, and a huge outdoor pool overlooking the spectacular white sand beach. And when you want to turn your relaxation up a notch, head to the expansive spa, complete with steam rooms, saunas, yoga areas and a fitness centre, as well as sophisticated treatment rooms where you can indulge in rejuvenating massages, facials and body scrubs.


Vinpearl Resort and Spa Ha Long

Set on a private island offering panoramic views of breathtaking Ha Long Bay, the upscale Vinpearl Resort and Spa Ha Long occupies an imposing building surrounded by manicured, landscaped gardens and three white sandy beaches. Sophisticated guest rooms with French-inspired traditional decor feature state-of-the-art technology and private balconies with garden views. Lavish suites add living rooms and ocean views. Opulent dining rooms serving international and à la carte Asian cuisine are complemented by a high-ceilinged lounge where guests can enjoy fine teas, wines and cocktails. A fully equipped gym means that you can easily stay in shape during your visit, while the immaculately styled spa is the place to savour deeply relaxing therapies.


An Lam Saigon River Resort

Amid verdant tropical greenery on the banks of the Saigon River northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the An Lam Saigon River Resort offers a tranquil setting in which to relax and recharge. Stylish, spacious suites and villas with wooden floors and elegant contemporary furnishings benefit from luxurious beds, chic bathrooms and private balconies with garden or river views. Guests can relish gourmet Vietnamese cuisine al fresco in the restaurant while taking in sweeping vistas of the river. Stay in shape in the state-of-the-art fitness room, relax in the palm-shaded plunge pool, or treat yourself to an energising massage in a private spa room equipped with a personal steam bath.


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