Nothing beats the charm of Vietnam, with its vibrant street life in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and the timeless tranquility of rice terraces and limestone landscapes. Moreover, culinary delights, heritage sites, and welcoming locals converge to offer travelers an unforgettable vacation.
The country offers a wealthy collection of luxurious hotels and resorts, giving you plenty of options for an unforgettable trip. Whether you’re seeking urban elegance or beachfront bliss, Vietnam’s diverse topography makes it a must-visit destination for any traveler.
Let your journey in the land of the ascending dragon be a cherished memory by taking your pick from these 10 best luxury hotels and resorts in Vietnam.
1. Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
This secluded and enchanting luxury escape is nestled in a pristine rainforest that overlooks the Bai Bac Bay. Designed by the renowned architect Bill Besley, the resort features high-contrast interior design with various French and Vietnamese-influenced furniture.
Guests may enjoy a unique dining experience with a view while enjoying a three-course Vietnamese lunch and afternoon tea at the Citron Restaurant. Otherwise, they may explore the beauty of the Son Tra Nature Reserve, sit back in a private cinema, or join wine and champagne tasting arrangements in the resort’s wine cellar.
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2. Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai
This exclusive resort sits on a half-mile stretch of private beach. It features a luxurious enclave of 60 one-bedroom villas and 40 pool villas. Each is furnished with Vietnamese antiques and silks and offers flatscreen TVs, BOSE sound systems, and rain showers.
Those seeking a wellness retreat type of vacation would be happy to know that the Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai has a delectable plant-based menu. On top of that, it also offers treatments and experiences focused on improving one’s well-being, including reflexology, acupuncture, and sound healing.
3. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
One of the legendary landmarks of Hanoi is this historic hotel, offering a remarkable blend of colonial and modern luxury. It houses three restaurants and bars, each famous for its gastronomic excellence. Additionally, hotel guests have access to the Le Spa du Metropole, which provides French and traditional Vietnamese massages.
Traveling in style is also possible with Sofitel’s limousine services for airport transfers and personal or local events.
4. The Reverie Saigon
The Reverie Saigon is a real-life daydream that lives up to its name. This grand hotel features a contemporary design with an Italian touch. It boasts captivating and unique decor pieces, including an iconic Baldi Monumental clock, custom-made Rococo sofas, and striking mosaics that welcome guests from the lobby.
Its spa treatments include deep relaxation massages, hot stone therapies, and nail care services. Additionally, it has an extensive salon menu for both men and women. In addition to its high-end accommodations, the hotel provides a variety of culinary experiences, including French cuisine, Italian fine dining, and gourmet Cantonese.
5. Anantara Quy Nhon Villas
This remote beachfront accommodation is a perfect refuge for those seeking a quiet but luxurious place away from the city center. In-villa dining is a unique feature with customized menus prepared by personal chefs and served by butlers. The resort’s amenities include a spa, a fitness center, and an infinity pool.
Various seasonal events ensure festivities are more memorable in Anantara Quy Nhon Villas. Guests can enhance their stay with different seasonal deals through programs such as a five-course dining experience during the year-end holidays, a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet in the garden, or a mixology and gingerbread baking class for children.
6. Park Hyatt Saigon
Strategically located near Ho Chi Minh City’s business center, this five-star hotel features world-class dining, an outdoor pool, and a luxurious Xuan Spa. It offers 245 guestrooms and suites, designed with traditional Vietnamese touches and equipped with modern conveniences such as in-room iPads and Nespresso machines.
It boasts the Michelin-selected restaurant Square One, which combines a French and Vietnamese culinary experience. Guests can also enjoy a posh afternoon tea in the hotel’s all-day lounge, which is ideal for social and business gatherings.
7. Banyan Tree Lang Co
Nestled in a unique crescent bay, this hotel paradise offers pool villinos featuring private pools, heated infinity swimming pools, bathtubs, outdoor decks, and stunning garden or ocean views. Personal hosts are available to ensure focused and outstanding services.
Resort activities include jet skiing, wakeboarding, water sports, destination dining, handicraft making, yoga, and cooking classes.
8. JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa
Located on the pristine beach of Phu Quoc, the luxury hotel offers a variety of world-class amenities. These include a seaview gym, the Chanterelle Spa by JW, and an outdoor pool.
Aside from its magnificent facilities and service, the hotel stands out with its Good Travel program. It promotes curated experiences that allow guests to make their travel to Vietnam more memorable and meaningful. It includes environmental and marine conservation activities such as coral gardening and reef habitat promotion.
9. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
The Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers a remote island experience in a secluded area with beachfront and over-water villas with private pools. It features a spa, a fitness center, yoga classes, and several restaurants that allow you to dine near the bay, by the rocks, or right in front of the beach.
Early risers can embark on a fishing trip with the villa’s captain in the morning. Guests can take part in diving, trekking, and island hopping. However, more relaxed activities such as private beach cinema, cooking classes, and beach barbecues are also available.
10. Capella Hanoi
The Capella Hanoi is a luxurious art-deco hotel with 47 rooms and suites riddled with 18th-century decor that celebrates art and artists. Wonderfully positioned at a quaint boulevard near Hoàn Kiếm Lake, the hotel view provides a serene and picturesque setting for guests. Its rooms feature romantic French balconies, expansive alfresco terraces, and even outdoor bars stocked with the hotel’s handcrafted drinks.
Dining options include Northern Vietnamese dishes and Japanese culinary art. After a day of exploring the charming streets of Hanoi, guests are welcome to elevate their relaxation rituals at the hotel’s Auriga Spa.
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Features: Four Seasons