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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Indochina Sails - Luxury Cruises on Halong Bay Vietnam

One hundred and seventy kilometers from Hanoi, in northeastern Vietnam, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Natural Heritage website and undoubtedly 1 of the most gorgeous locations on earth.

The bay is a magical blend of land and sea with thousands of limestone islands and islets in a myriad of shapes and sizes. A lot of the islands include caves and grottos, some hidden away for millions of years, but now accessible for our lucky guests to explore and marvel at their immensity and spectacular displays of stalactites and stalagmites. The bay is bordered on the south and southeast by the Gulf of Tonkin, on the north by China and on the west and southwest by Cat Ba Island and encompasses 1553 square kilometers.

Backed by over ten years experience hosting international guests on the tranquil waters of Halong Bay, Indochina Sails has set a new standard for luxury cruising. The first company to offer overnight cruises on the bay, we are now widely known as the number one choice for discerning travellers. Our fleet of six newly built wooden junks are designed in time-honoured traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than on board an Indochina Sails junk!

Each of our boats functions spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites with significant en-suite bathrooms, a large sundeck with comfy lounging furniture and an elegant dining room and bar. We have designed and fitted our boats to international standards whilst maintaining traditional styling, producing the best balance of contemporary comforts and nostalgic ambiance.

Our boats are built in Vietnam, utilizing neighborhood supplies and the handiwork of skilled craftsmen and artists. The wood featured in the interiors is known as “go huong”, which translates as aromatic wood, it is a highly durable and beautifully grained wood which adds to the wealthy and warm character of the boats.

Our new boat, the Indo three, also features ceramic artworks handcrafted in Bat Trang, nicely identified as the house of the country’s most talented ceramic craftsmen. All of our boats are decorated with silk from Van Phuc, the “Silk Village”.

The “Valentine”, perfect for those searching for a much more exclusive and intimate expertise, is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our bigger boats, but with only five cabins 4 Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters every single and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters, all with Jacuzzis.

Whichever of our boats you sail on we make your journey special proper from the commence by supplying our own private pier to embark from.

Supported by Indochina Sails - The most luxury and safest cruises in Halong Bay

Hanoi Office
Add: 27 – A6 – Dam Trau Quarter – Hai Ba Trung District – Hanoi – Vietnam
Tel: +84 – 4- 39842362
Fax: +84 – 4 – 39844150
Email: info@indochinasails.com

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