6Reasons to Visit Halong Bay

  • Scenery


    When it comes to scenery, Halong Bay can just be described as a 'wow'. Known for its thousands of rocks and caves emerging out of emerald water, Halong Bay has won numerous world recognitions as well as charmed millions of visitors through our the years. As you slowly explore the Bay, you will go from one surprise to another: one cannot stop asking himself/herself 'how could nature have gifted human such a wonder!'.

  • Culture


    In Vietnam, culture is something that is always there to impress you, and Halong Bay is no exception. Taking a trip to Halong Bay and you will feel a part of Vietnamese's Northern coastal life which is significantly different from it is in the centre and the south: Some make a living on the floating villages - others serve delicious fresh seafood which they just caught from the sea.

  • Cruise tours
    Cruise tours

    Cruise tours

    It is not exaggerating to say that cruise tours make an important feature of Halong Bay. Each cruise and junk has a different itinerary that takes one to visit caves and helps one experience local life on water. These cruise tours often include transfer from Hanoi to the Bay, food on board and a knowledgeable tour guide who will assist you all through your trip. Lodging varies in style and quality from inexpensive, party-style to extremely luxury ones.

  • Food


    Halong is famous for its seafood: crabs, prawns, sea clams among strange native specialties (check out Food section to learn more about these specialties). If you stay in one of the hotels on land, make sure you visit one of our recommended restaurants in town to experience authentic Halong Bay cuisines.

  • Value for money
    Value for money

    Value for money

    Halong Bay can be said to be one of the best places to travel in Southeast Asia, especially in terms of value-for-money. Whatever budget you spare for your trip, you will get more than what you expect. This is thanks to the low hotel costs and excellently organized cruise tours. For example, from only $70/ person you can get food and boarding along with an exciting cruise program for 2 day 1 night.

  • Unique experience
    Unique experience

    Unique experience

    Ultimately, it is the unique experience that you have in Halong Bay that counts the most. Imagine waking up in the beautiful sunrise amid the rocks, islets and caves. Some will remember their cave dinner for a lifetime while others enjoy the breathtaking view from a mountain top that gives a bird-eye view of the Bay. All of these second-to-none moments are awaiting you in Halong Bay.

Royal International Hotel Halong

Address: Bai Chay, Halong City, Vietnam

Price:$$$ $

Tel: +(84-33) 3848 777 | Fax: +(84-33) 3835 658

Website: royalhalong.com


Royal International Hotel Halong is proud to be one of the few 5-star hotels in Halong with outstanding services and amenities. The hotel has a spacious fitness centre with modern facilities, national certified personal trainers, and nutritionists. Steam-baths, Jacuzzi, sauna, and swimming pool here are said to be wonderful.

Along with a restaurant that features authentic Vietnamese styles and dishes, there are also an international buffet restaurant, and a luxury shark fin restaurant where you can get uncommon specialties such as shark fin soup, braised abalone, and sea cucumber stew.


All spacious rooms are surrounded by well-tended gardens with exquisite and elegant amenities for the comfort and convenience of tourists. Customers may enjoy their luxurious room with air-conditioner, wireless high speed internet, coffee maker, satellite TV, hair dryer, refrigerator, and mini-bar. Additional services of the hotel include extra bed, concierge desk, laundry, limousine service, personal computer, wheelchair service, etc.


Royal International Hotel Halong is located in the centre area of Halong City, which is only 2 minutes walking to Bai Chay Beach and 3 minutes to the harbor.

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