As the sun rises over the thousands of karst islands that dot Halong Bay, the sails of the Ginger glow saffron. Built to resemble a traditional wooden junk, the Ginger features wood-panelled lounges, shimmering silks and Indochina-style furnishings. Simple yet elegant, the cabins feature large windows perfect for viewing the bay’s ever-changing scenery. With just ten cabins, the Ginger offers an intimate means of exploring Halong Bay. Guests can rise before dawn and take a tai chi class on the sundeck; join the friendly kitchen staff in a Vietnamese cooking class; and swap stories on plush sofas in the boat’s cosy bar.