Halong Bay is renowned for being one of the most famous natural wonders of the world. It has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. Set a few kilometers to sea and not far from Hanoi in Northern Vietnam, Halong Bay boasts a spectacular garden of islands that creates a gorgeous labyrinth. This hot spot of Vietnam is NOT cheap, but its imposing seascapes and exciting activities charm both locals and tourists. Hence, it is advised to try a top-notch Halong Bay cruise luxury to relax and get pampered.

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Top 10 Halong Bay Cruise Luxury

1. Ambassador Cruise

Ambassador Cruise was launched in 2018 and has gained much popularity among luxurious Halong Bay cruises for its premium amenities, unique classy live music, professional butlers, signature Michelin menu, and environmental-friendly business. With 86 meters long, 13.9 meters wide, and 13 meters high, the Steel vessel of Ambassador is the largest and newest one in Halong Bay, making it an ideal ship to grace seascapes. Also, its elegant cabin design will dazzle first-time passengers. It is well-suited for tourists who want to explore Sung Sot Cave, Titop Island, Cua Van Fishing village, etc.

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  • Style: Modern & International
  • Category: 5-star standard services
  • Highlight: Spacious boat with complete privacy; Unique Evening Entertainment with Brazilian Jazz Band; Professional Butlers; a signature Michelin menu; Environment-friendly Cruise.
  • Location: 1st Floor, 29 Phan Dinh Phung Str., Ba Dinh Dist., Hanoi
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 19003045

“Wonderful experience on the cruise in Halong      

Ambassador Cruise was a great experience from start to finish, from booking to sending back to the hotel. The coordination work among all the teams was so seamless. The food was of high quality, and the attention to service was great! The entire crew made the effort to remember everyone’s names. To Chris and the team, you have left us with great memories of a wonderful experience, and it will be something we will be telling our friend about.” 

2. Capella Cruise

Debuting in 2020, Capella Cruise is an all-suite vessel with Indochina interior decor that cruises around Halong bay and Lan Ha bay and provides tourists with luxury facilities. It is recognized as a gateway for passengers to experience the grace of the untouched beauty of seascapes to the fullest. In particular, the cruise has a swimming pool and a card room  to make customers time for relaxing on the cruise after daytime activities on the bay.

  • Style: retro style
  • Category: 5-star with state-of-the-art amenities
  • Highlights:  ocean-view bathtub, onboard recreations at Oasis and Ocean Pool and Card’s Room
  • Location: Lot 27, Tuan Chau International Harbour, Halong City
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: + (84) 24 730 73 886

10/10 must go!

It was an amazing cruise with a very courteous and friendly crew and lots of stuff to do. Really enjoyed the weather and all of the views!”

3. Elite of the Seas Cruise

In addition to having full of the finest comforts such as fine dining, a panoramic bar, a Wine and Cigar Cellar, a mini-golf course, an Infinity swimming pool, and the like, the Elite of the Seas Cruise also attracts tourists with long itineraries to off-the-beaten-track areas of Lan Ha Bay. You can enjoy a private sun terrace and bathtub guaranteed in each room offered by this modern yacht. Moreover, you can do kayaking, watch a cooking demonstration, join a Taichi class or take a local row boat.

  • Style: Modern Yacht
  • Category: 5-star with excellent services and professional staff
  • Highlights: private sun terrace and bathtub guaranteed in each room, Organizing new itineraries 4 days/ 3 nights and 5 days/ 4 nights to lesser-known areas of Lan Ha Bay
  • Location: 39B Hang Hanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Email[email protected]
  • Phone:  (+84) 904466690

Amazing- just do it once in your life!    

The cruise itself is marvelous. The entire crew is super attentive and always eager to please. One of the most unforgettable cruise experiences! Highly recommended”. 

4. Orchid Premium Cruise

Ultimate comfort is the first thing that Orchid Premium Cruise promises to give each tourist. Built in a simple chic design, Orchid Premium Cruise lures passengers with its simple but sophisticated decorations such as wooden furniture, fine artful pictures, and brocade rugs. As many reviews say, the food on board is absolutely delicious and pleases the pickiest eaters.

  • Style: Indochine
  • Category: 5-star with immaculate service
  • Highlights: Ultimate comfort, the perfect combination of Asian and European styles cuisine, Large outdoor Jacuzzi, particularly explore Lan Ha Bay
  • Location: Suite 901, 9th Floor, Viet Tower, 152 Pho Duc Chinh St, Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi
  • Email[email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 936585882

“It’s definitely worth the visit on this cruise!      

We booked the Orchid Trendy cruise via Ms. Sophie. She is very friendly and helpful in arranging for our bus transfer and answering any queries that we had. The cruise experience was awesome! Nice crew, good food and a well-paced program. We had a great time here!”. 

5. Stellar of the Seas Cruise

Also launched in November 2018, the Stellar of the Seas Cruise wins the heart of countless tourists due to its finest amenities, scrumptious food and great view. Many tourists are astonished by the Sundeck located on the fourth floor where they can soak up the sunlight, admire the moon, read some materials and have a drink. The Stellar of the Seas Cruise is particularly suitable for those who want to visit Dark and Bright Cave and Viet Hai Village.

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  • Style: Modern & Boutique
  • Category: 5-star standard services with professional staff
  • Highlights:  fine dining, panoramic bar, wine and cigars cellar, golf club, seasonal swimming pool, beauty spa & massage, children’s playground, sundeck.
  • Location: 39B Hang Hanh Street, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 243 938 5666

Beautiful, Reliable, Convenient, Great Service!      

Great experience, a beautiful place like heaven on earth. All car pickup, airplane ticket, communication, etc… are excellent! Love Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island 3 days 2 nights Tour on Stellar of the Sea cruise ship!”. 

6. Emperor Cruise

Emperor Cruise is proud to bring the first ever exclusive all-inclusive Vietnamese cruise experience to tourists. This will perfectly wipe travelers’ worries away when the only thing you need to do is to book in advance and everything else is done by Emperor Cruise staff.  Inspired by the lavish lifestyle of Emperor Bao Dai, the last Emperor of Vietnam, the Emperor Cruise displays the harmony of royal glamor and heritage well so that passengers can catch a glimpse of Vietnamese culture, history and gourmet cuisine.

  • Style: Glorious Boutique Traditional
  • Category: 5-star all-inclusive cruise
  • Highlights: Inspired by the luxurious life of Emperor Bao Dai, free beverages including fine wines, beer and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffee and tea
  • Location:  456 Lac Long Quan, Nhat Tan, Tay Ho, Hanoi
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 243 927 3475

Amazing cruise

The cruise was wonderful! We stayed in the King Room, which was fantastic, and included the highest level of amenities. The tour was well-planned, and the staff was extremely helpful and friendly. It was a truly special and unique experience”. 

7. Paradise Elegance Cruise

Paradise Elegance Halong Bay Cruise was dubbed a masterpiece where traditional and modern fabrics are interwoven. Booking a cruise with Paradise Elegance, you will be like a queen pampered by numerous convenient and cutting-edge facilities. Also, laying out on the deck looking at the cliffs and the full moon will be one of the most peaceful things tourists ever experience while taking the Paradise Elegance Cruise. Typical destinations offered by this cruise are Tung Sau Pearl Farm, Soi Sim Island, Luon Cave, etc.

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  • Style: Modern Luxurious
  • Category: 5-star excellent
  • Highlights: Perfect care service, private balcony, suitable for sea-sick passengers, spacious spa facilities
  • Location: Unit 903, 9th Floor, Gelex Tower, no. 52 Le Dai Hanh St., Hai Ba Trung Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Viet Nam
  • Email[email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 906099606

Best trip on Halong bay!      

The cruise was beyond expectations! Lovely food and people onboard. The itinerary was well-planned and the staff went the extra mile to guide us through the cave tour. An amazing experience everyone should go on!”

8. Heritage Line Ginger

If you decide to enjoy Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay with Heritage Line Ginger, the thing waiting for you is a spacious designer suite offering the highest standard and comfort for a luxury overnight cruise. Heritage Line Ginger stands out from other luxury cruises with its opulent, tasteful cabin, faultless service and totally delicious food. The cabin right at the front with its own private jacuzzi provides tourists with fabulous forward views.

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  • Style: Indochinese-Ming Design with contemporary accents
  • Category: 5-star standard services
  • Highlights: Restaurant with Live Cooking and Al Fresco Dining, Terrace Deck, health treatments in massage room
  • Location: 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, District 3. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://heritage-line.com/

Scarlet pearl best luxury cruise      

I did the 2 nights cruise scarlet pearl, truly amazing, excellent service from beginning to end. Excellent food, good music, calm atmosphere, best spots. Lacey from the agency helped me so much, always available to answer my questions. I would definitely recommend it.”

9. Mon Cheri Cruise

Mon Cheri Cruise is one of the newest cruises in Halong Bay. It charms tourists with the perfect blend of classic Western form and the rustic essence of Vietnamese ornaments. Mon Cheri Cruise designs well-organized plans for tourists to be embraced by the emerald waters and unspoiled landscapes. You may get hyped when you enjoy spa and massage, beach BBQ, and services for MICE events for the first time.

  • Style: Modern Western style
  • Category: 5-star excellent
  • Highlights:   Fleet safety policy: safety equipment to cruise in all sea and weather conditions (sonars and radars, engines’ control and fire detection), Fantastic food in a good variety
  • Location: 4th + 5th floor, No 34 Hoa Ma Street, Ngo Thi Nham ward, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi City
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 243 933 5728

Wish we could have stayed longer

Luxurious and well-organized cruise. The staff were very friendly, and helpful and spoke great English, particularly Tam and Ann who looked after us very well! The food was delicious and there was plenty of it. Stay for 2 nights or you will be disappointed!”

10. Alisa Cruise

Alisa Cruise has recently become one of the most sought-after luxury Halong Cruises. Passengers will see some incredible rock formations and caves, have a cooking class and eat some amazing food and experience the best amenities during the cruise. The itinerary was engaging and fun, and also entirely optional. We assure you that Alisa Cruise never fails to deliver the perfect romantic getaway.

  • Style: Modern Luxurious
  • Category: 5-star upper premium
  • Highlights: vegetarian and pescetarian friendly Halong bay cruise
  • Location: No.23 Hang Voi Street (inside Viet- Russia bank building- Floor 3rd & 4th), Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (+84) 981519898

“First time and will definitely come back!!

Visited during foggy winter in February, it was my very first trip to Vietnam and my stay in the Alisa cruise is one of the most highlights and Memorable! From the moment we walked in, the food, the entertainment, the staff, the itinerary and the atmosphere, it was all perfect! I would definitely come back and make recommendations to anyone!”

These are the 10 most fascinating and luxurious Halong Bay Cruises which will definitely be the bridge for you to immerse in Halong Bay and treat yourself to memorable moments. Please contact Metta Voyage to get more information and get ready to spend quality time in Halong Bay. Click here for Halong Bay Cruise Day Trip – 1 Day!

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