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Find out more about Vietnam’s salt production in Phan Thiet. Once the water from the salt fields has evaporated, salt is painstakingly gathered by local workers.

VIETNAM Lang Co Beach Resort

Duck through the ancient gateways of beautifully preserved Hue to reveal original 18th century silk shops and Buddhist temples.

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Board an old-fashioned Vietnamese teak boat to explore the hidden beaches, lakes and lagoons of Halong Bay.

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Terraced rice fields cascade down the hills in Mai Chau.

VIETNAM Six Senses Can Dao Condao Exterior

Set on a remote island within the Con Dao archipelago, the polished Six Senses Con Dao resort stretches across one of the best beaches in Vietnam.

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Glide down the Perfume River (Song Huong) in Hue at sunset for a memorable evening.

VIETNAM Phan Thiet Local Villagers

A simple yet enduring scene and an iconic image of traditional Vietnamese life.


Local women enjoying a sit and a gossip!


Exotic fruit are displayed at this bountiful market in Dalat, located in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

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Wander around the Old Quarter in Hoi An to absorb its atmosphere and admire its merchant townhouses.

VIETNAM Laguna Lang Co Hoi An Lantern

Beautiful silk lanterns are emblematic of Vietnam and you will find them in markets in Hoi An and across Vietnam. Buy some to take home with you as an enduring reminder of your Vietnamese adventure.

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Amanoi’s sparkling white-sand beach on one of Vietnam’s most undiscovered and beautiful coastlines – Vinh Hy Bay.

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Soak up the spectacular views from your private villa at Amanoi. The Pavilions are perched far enough from the sea for the passing fishing boats to be a distant romantic hum, but close enough to feel connected to it.

VIETNAM Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Presidential Villa At Sunset

Set on its own stretch of white sand beach away from the main resort, the vast presidential villa at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers assured privacy and an extremely high level of comfort including a spa treatment room.

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Open-sided to sensational sea views, the stylish Water Pool Villa bathrooms at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay re-write the rulebook on rustic chic.

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Colourful fishing boats jostle in readiness for the day’s fishing, providing the vital ingredient for Phan Thiet‘s finest export: fish sauce.

VIETNAM Six Senses Can Dao Movies At Night

Chill out in a hammock, under a blanket of stars, whilst you watch your favourite movie at Six Senses Hideaway Can Dao.

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Discovering Vietnam's Halong Bay by boat is an unforgettable way to explore this UNESCO world heritage sight. 

VIETNAM Six Senses Can Dao By The Beach Interior

Feel the sea breeze, drink in the stunning beach scene and feast on the freshest seafood at Vietnam's island paradise, Six Senses Can Dao.

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VIETNAM Sofitel Metropole Hanoi 2

A historic hotel in central Hanoi, the Sofitel Metropole has a welcoming and colonial atmosphere and it is our top choice for a glamorous city stay.

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The glamorous La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue evokes the Jazz Age era of French Colonial Vietnam with its distinctive Art Deco architecture.

VIETNAM Nam Hai Hoi An Pool Villa Private Pool

Villas at the Nam Hai come with sizeable private swimming pools and are only steps from powder soft sand on a picture-perfect beach.

VIETNAM Lang Co Beach Resort Laguna Lang Fishing Village

There is a unique skill in manoeuvring these woven fishing boats around. Of course the Vietnamese fishermen make it look easy!

VIETNAM Girls In Local Dress

Learn more about the fascinating Hmong tribes people of Vietnam and admire their intricate hand stitched clothing and unchanged way of life.

VIETNAM Floating Market Victoria Can Tho

See how the Vietnamese haggle and barter for fresh produce at the floating market in Can Tho – a real slice of Vietnamese life.


Luxury Hotels in Vietnam

Vietnam's luxury hotel scene plays host to some of the finest in the world. The best 5-star hotels in Vietnam are Hanoi's glittering colonial gem, the Sofitel Metropole, Nha Trang's honeymoon hotspot, Six Senses Nihn Van Bay and the first Aman in Vietnam, Amanoi in undiscovered Vinh Hy Bay. In the south are some eco-luxe options such as the timber-clad Mango Bay, and hotels such as La Veranda, which emphasise the fusion of traditional and colonial architecture, both of which represent a good cross-section of boutique hotels in Vietnam. In the bustling cities, you’ll find plenty reliable and luxurious options. Browse our portfolio of properties including luxury Vietnam hotels, resorts, boutiques and eco lodges, listed alphabetically by location:

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  • Central Vietnam
  • Saigon & South
  • Hanoi & North

Almanity ,

Alma Courtyard Hoi An Hoi An Vietnam 19

This holistic spa retreat, in the heart of Hoi An old town is a unique resort, integrating elements of the...

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Amanoi ,
Vinh Hy Bay

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  Amanoi is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Beach Hotels, Top 10 Romantic Retreats and Top 10 Aman Resorts in Asia. It also has...

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Ana Mandara Hue ,

Ana Mandara Hue Hue Vietnam

This brand new hotel is set on an isolated beach a scenic 15km drive from Hue, Ana Mandara beach Resort...

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Ana Mandara Villas Dalat ,

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Set in the rural highlands of Dalat, Ana Mandara Villas is a collection of 17 fully restored French colonial villas...

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Anantara Hoi An Resort ,

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Located along the scenic Thu Bon River, the Anantara Hoi An Resort is a short stroll from ancient Hoi An, amongst...

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Azerai La Residence Hotel and Spa ,

La Residence Hotel Spa Hue Vietnam

This former governor's residence has been converted into a stunning hotel in a prime position on the banks of the...

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Caravelle Saigon ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

The Caravelle Saigon Saigon Vietnam 3

The Caravelle is located mere metres from The Opera House in Lam Son Square, many of the rooms have views...

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Cha Pa Garden Boutique Hotel and Spa ,

Cha Pa Garden Boutique Hotel And Spa Sapa Vietnam

Cha Pa Garden Boutique Hotel & Spa is a family run hotel, situated in a fully refurbished colonial villa in...

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Cham Villas ,
Phan Thiet (Mui Ne)

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Cham Villas is an intimate boutique hotel located in immaculate gardens on a private beach. Each of the 16 comfortable...

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Dalat Palace ,

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This beautifully maintained grand French colonial lakeside hotel was built in 1922 in the heart of Dalat, and is set...

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Emeralda Resort ,
Ninh Binh

Emerelda Resort Ninh Binh Vietnam

Set amongst the dramatic landscapes of the Van Long Nature Reserve, the Emeralda has brought a touch of luxury to...

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Evason Anamandara Nha Trang ,
Nha Trang

Evason Anamandara Nha Trang Nha Trang Vietnam

This well loved hotel has gained an excellent reputation through years of consistent great service, good food and friendly staff....

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Four Seasons Nam Hai ,

VIETNAM Nam Hai Hoi An Pool Villa Private Pool

Set along a one kilometre stretch of the famed China Beach, the Four Seasons Nam Hai's villas benefit from beautiful...

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Fusion Maia ,
Da Nang

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Located just 10-minutes from the centre of Da Nang and only 25-minutes from the beautiful town of Hoi An, Fusion...

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Fusion Resort Cam Ranh ,
Nha Trang

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Fusion Resort Nha Trang is one of those hotels that inspires complete relaxation and rejuvenation. Situated on the gorgeous beaches...

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Halong Jasmine ,
Halong Bay

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With 24 cabins, the Jasmine is built in the style of a traditional Vietnamese junk, with three tawny sails and...

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Heritage Line Ginger ,
Halong Bay

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Sailing among the thousands of karst islands that dot Halong Bay aboard the luxurious ‘Ginger’ is our favourite way to...

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Hotel de L’Opera ,

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Experience the operatic glamour of ‘A Night at the Opera’ at this beautiful hotel, located in the heart of Hanoi....

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Hotel des Arts Saigon ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Award-winning Hotel Des Arts Saigon whisks its guests back to the romantic 1930s thanks to its French colonial aesthetic, and...

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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort ,
Da Nang

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The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is one of the finest secluded oceanfront properties in Vietnam, with 200 rooms, suites...

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Lang Co Beach Resort ,

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Banyan Tree Lang Co is a five-star all-pool villa resort set in a quiet fishing village of yesteryear, Lang Co, and...

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Le Veranda ,
Phu Quoc

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On the island of Phu Quoc, set in a tropical paradise, is La Veranda. A luxury waterfront hotel, with chic-boutique...

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Mai Chau Lodge ,
Mai Chau

Mai Chau Lodge Mai Chau Vietnam

The simple but delightful lodge has just 16 spacious en-suite rooms with views of the surrounding mountains, lakes and valleys....

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Mango Bay ,
Phu Quoc

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Spread along 700 metres of secluded beach, the simple eco resort of Mango Bay has 31 rooms and bungalows built...

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Moon Garden House ,
Ky Son

Moon Garden House Ky Son Vietnam

The Moon Garden House offers a unique opportunity to experience life in the farming heartland of the Red River Delta....

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Paradise Elegance ,
Halong Bay

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In 2017 the Paradise Group expanded their fleet of five, to include two new especially crafted cruise ships known as...

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Paradise Sails ,
Halong Bay

Paradise Luxury Halong Bay Vietnam 2

A classically inspired junk boat with a rustic touch, Paradise Sails is the first of its kind and one of...

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Paradise Peak ,
Halong Bay

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In our opinion Paradise Peak is currently the most luxurious and well-run vessel cruising the stunning limestone islands and emerald...

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Park Hyatt Saigon ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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A firm Ampersand favourite, The Park Hyatt is arguably the grande dame in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Not only...

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Pilgrimage Village ,

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One of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the Pilgrimage Village is located in a small village about 4...

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Premium Valentine ,
Halong Bay

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The Premium Valentine offers an exclusive and memorable experience whilst cruising Halong Bay. With as many staff as there are...

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RV Pandaw Cruises ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Pandaw Mekong Cruises: The RV Mekong Pandaw, RV Tonlé Pandaw and the RV Orient Pandaw are replicas of colonial era...

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Saigon Morin ,

Saigon Morin Hue Vietnam

Built in 1901 by the French, the Saigon Morin Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Vietnam. Lovingly restored...

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Six Senses Con Dao ,
Con Dao

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True to the Six Senses philosophy, the Six Senses Can Dao is in a remote area of outstanding natural beauty on the...

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Six Senses Ninh Van Bay ,
Nha Trang

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  Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Romantic Retreats Accessible only by boat, the site of...

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Sun Spa Resort ,
Dong Hoi

Sun Spa Resort Dong Hoi Vietnam

The Sun Spa Resort is set on the turquoise waters of the South China Sea, just 3 km from the...

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Tam Coc Garden ,
Ninh Binh

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Far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Tam Coc Garden, nestled amidst verdant rice fields is a jewel of hospitality...

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The Continental ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

The Continental Ho Chi Minh City Saigon Vietnam

Originally built as a hotel in 1880, The Continental has always been somewhere to watch Saigon go by from. The...

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The Jahan ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Named after the Indian emperor Shah Jahan, the newly launched Jahan is an elegant riverboat that plies the Mekong river between...

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The Jayavarman - Heritage Lines ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Founded in 2008, Heritage Lines launched their luxury boutique cruise boat in 2010. Inspired by the golden age of cruise...

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The Princess Junk ,
Halong Bay

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The most luxurious way of seeing the sites of Halong, The Princess Junks are the only one cabin deluxe boats...

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The Pullman Saigon Centre ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Open since 2013, The Pullman is a corporate-meets-trendy hotel and a good addition to the Saigon hotel scene. As a...

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The Sofitel Legend Metropole ,

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  The Sofitel Legend Metropole is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Lux City Hotels. Built in 1901, the Metropole in the...

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Victoria Can Tho Hotel ,
Mekong Delta

Victoria Can Tho Hotel Mekong Delta Vietnam

Located out of the main town of Can Tho, this hotel is a quiet retreat on the banks of the...

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Victoria Chau Doc Resort ,
Mekong Delta

Victoria Chau Doc Resort Mekong Delta Vietnam

Located deep in the Mekong Delta, close to the Cambodia border, Chau Doc is a fascinating riverside town with a...

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Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort and Spa ,

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This cheerful and relaxed 105 roomed hotel is located 10 minutes drive from Hoi An on a private beach of...

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Victoria Nui Sam Lodge ,
Mekong Delta

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Located in the heart of the lush Mekong Delta region and built on the hillside of SamMountain, Victoria Nui Sam...

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Victoria Phan Thiet ,
Phan Thiet (Mui Ne)

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The Victoria Phan Thiet is situated in exotic gardens on a vast, palm fringed, private white sand beach on the...

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Victoria Sapa ,

Victoria Sapa Sapa Vietnam

The four star Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa has been built in the style of a traditional mountain chalet with...

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Villa Song Hotel ,
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Villa Song is a charming boutique getaway prefect for those seeking a quiet sanctuary away from the bustle of the...

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Azerai Can Tho ,
Mekong Delta

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Set in Can Tho, part of the Mekong Delta, The Azerai is located deep in the region, close enough to...

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Capella Hotel Hanoi ,

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Tucked in the quiet boulevard of Hoan Kien Lake in Hanoi, stands a masterpiece of art that will transport you...

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- Matthew Nicklin, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
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