Top 10 Best Halong Bay Cruises 2019

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As the UNESCO World Nature Heritage, Halong Bay owns the unique gorgeous and complicated nature structure - the one and only in the world! The best way to admire the beautiful of Halong Bay is on a cruise. Below is our suggestion for the Top 10 Best Halong Bay Cruises this year!

1. Orchid Cruise 

Orchid Cruise is one of the most popular luxurious cruise in Halong Bay. It has been staying in the top cruise in the Bay on TripAdvisor for such a long time and being one of the most reviewed Halong Bay cruise with more than 700 reviews from its guests and most of them said that it is “excellent”!

 

Orchid Cruise's Sundeck

Orchid Cruise's Sundeck

Launched in 2016, Orchid actually still is a newbie in Halong Bay. However, among thousands cruise working daily in this area, Orchid claimed its own position with its unique itinerary, high standard services and beautiful modern design. Cruising through the unique route of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, Orchid give its guests the chance to hold all the beauties of the Gulf of Tonkin in only a short voyage. Besides, the design of Orchid also help travelers catch and enjoy the gorgeous view of the Bays fully. All cabins are spacious with the used area from 36m2 each and all have large private balcony with coffee table. Other zones on deck are designed with many lovely green corner and mostly use the nature light from outside through large glass window everywhere. In addition, as a 5-star standard cruise, the professional nice staffs and delicious fusion cuisine should be considered as an impressive plus for Orchid.

 

Orchid Cruise's Premium Suite Balcony

Orchid Cruise's Premium Suite Balcony 

2. Mon Cheri Cruise

Does not have the appearance that as beautiful as other high-end cruise in Halong Bay; however, Mon Cheri Cruise is amazingly elegant inside its ship and also has its own charm to bring its guests the perfect time in the Bay.

Overview of Mon Cheri Cruise

Overview of Mon Cheri Cruise

Newly launched in 2017, Mon Cheri impresses the guests by its spacious cabins with luxurious design in dark brown tones from wooden details. Large glass window with broad private balcony is designed to get the better view of Halong Bay. This cruise is also very suitable with family trip when providing the family connecting room option with two large bedrooms – good choice for people travelling with kids.

 

Mon Cheri Cruise's Family Connecting Room

Mon Cheri Cruise's Family Connecting Room

A plus for Mon Cheri Cruise is that its kitchen owns the certificated of providing Halah food which can handle the cuisine problem - big concern of Muslim guests. So if you a Muslim, do not hesitate to choose Mon Cheri Cruise for your trip to Halong Bay as it is the only cruise can serve the authentic Halah food here.

 

3. Era Cruise

Having the most spacious cabins in Halong Bay, Era cruise is always a shining star among many 5-star cruises in Halong Bay. With travelers who usually travel with a lot of luggage, a cabin at Era Cruise is definitely a very good choice, or with a family with kids, they do not have to check for a family cabins (which normally available only one or two cabins on each cruise), just order an extra bed is alright, the cabin is still large enough for all the family and their luggage.

In addition, believe it or not, there are many couples searching for the Era Suite room because it has an amazingly lovely circle bed inside, make it so different with others. However, there is only two rooms like that on deck which means to book this room successfully, the guests should book it soon or need a little luck. But, good news! There are two Era cruise now, therefore, it is easier to book that special Era Suite.

Era Suite's circle bedroom & large private balcony

Era Suite's circle bedroom & large private balcony

4. Peony Cruise

Totally brand new cruise in Halong Bay cruise – Peony really makes it different from other cruises at mid-range class here. Many travelers choose Peony as it has price lower than the 5-star cruise but still can provide them the high-end standard services with professional nice staffs and all the amenities, gym room, spa service, etc. are definitely can compare with many luxurious cruise in Halong Bay.

Besides, there is no deny that Peony has the cabin size that not many cruise in the Bay at the same standard can reach – from 25m2 and it is actually the big advantage that created the position of Peony here, makes it become one of the best Halong Bay cruise.

 

Peony Cruise' Deluxe Cabin

Peony Cruise' Deluxe Cabin

5. Paloma Cruise

Just renovated and being one of the most experienced cruise in the Bay, Paloma cruise claims its position in the top cruises of Halong Bay strongly with its qualified services through the long serving time.

Beside the experience in services, another highlight of Paloma Cruise is it special itinerary which not many cruise follow. From Halong Bay, the cruise takes its guests directly to Bai Tu Long Bay, visit Thien Canh Son cave, Cap La area and Vung Vieng fishing village. This route can be considered as a rarely less touristy one in the Bay, so with many travelers who love to enjoy the tranquil time here, just choose Paloma cruise. 

 

Paloma Cruise's Family Suite Cabin

Paloma Cruise's Family Suite Cabin

6. Azalea Cruise

Like a beautiful charming flower as its own name, Azalea with its elegant style blossoms right at the middle of Lan Ha Bay – the brother staying right next to Halong Bay but more gorgeous and less touristy.

Flowing the classic luxurious western design, Azalea cruise brings its guests to the feeling of staying inside a high-end hotel of an international chain. Wood-paneled floor, wooden furniture, large window and very spacious private balcony for all cabins create the elegant 5-star cabins, satisfy the guests from the first sight. Large sundeck with sunbeds and lounge area is a plus of Azalea as it gives the chance to relax and enjoy the panoramic stunning view of the Bay to all of travelers. 

 

Twin Room in Azalea Cruise

Twin Room in Azalea Cruise

7. Glory Legend Cruise

Glory Legend is a rare budget cruises that has the big size (same with the 4-star standard cruise) boat in Halong Bay. Thanks to its scale, Glory Legend can reach the capacity of 22 cabins with high standard amenities – an impressive number with a 3-star cruise. Another highlight of Glory Legend cruise is that she owns a very big sundeck combined sunbath area with many sunbeds and lounge corner, stunning panoramic view of the Bays which not many other 3-star in Halong Bay can also have.

 

Large Sundeck of Glory Legend Cruise

Some travelers will be confused about the services quality of a budget cruise like Glory Legend. Don’t worry! Most of the guests on TripAdvisor said that this cruise is “Excellent” and “Very good” so just leave your confusion at home and take a trip to Halong Bay with Glory Legend Cruise.   

 

8. Pelican Cruise 

Owned by the same company, it is not so surprise that the Pelican Cruise has the same size boat with its brother Glory Legend with 22 cabins also. Maintaining the 4-star cruise standard with a really good price compared with other same standard cruises in Halong Bay, there is no doubt that Pelican cruise can claim its position as one of the best cruise in Halong Bay.

Although, it has the same size boat with Glory, the cabins of Pelican is actually larger with full 4-star standard amenities. Besides, following the classic itinerary makes Pelican becomes a really good choice for travelers who come to Halong Bay at the very first time.  

 

Pelican Cruise's Deluxe Ocean View Room

Pelican Cruise's Deluxe Ocean View Room

9. Swan Cruise

Received an amazingly impressive reviews on TripAdvisor (almost 4200 reviews at present!) with more than 90% of the guest confirmed that it is so “Excellent”, Swan cruise is exactly the brightest star among hundreds of 3-star cruises working everyday in Halong Bay, becomes a part of top 10 best Halong Bay cruise. Most of the travelers who spend their Halong Bay trip with Swan cruise agreed that the highlight of this boat is its staffs who has been working very professionally, carefully and being so nice with all the guests. Not only the staffs, the tour guide on board is always so enthusiastic and knowledgeable and always make sure every travelers staying with Swan can be satisfied most.

Besides, with only 9 cabins on deck and cruising an off-the-beaten-track itinerary, this cruise is the best choice for anyone chasing the tranquil moment in the magnificent Halong Bay. Don’t wait! Book a cabin with Swan cruise and experience its perfect services yourself!   

 

Overview of Swan Cruise

Overview of Swan Cruise

10. Signature Cruise

There are not many luxurious cruises choosing to travel to Bai Tu Long Bay which makes Signature become the cruise with largest cabins in Bai Tu Long Bay area. However, having large charming cabins is not the only highlight of Signature cruise. This is one of the minor 5-star wooden cruise here as most of the high-end cruises in the Bay is the steel one, so if you love the nostalgic feeling, Signature is also a good choice for your trip.

Besides, many guests give their praises to the meals on board which is so delicious with fresh ingredients and cooked perfectly.

 

Classic Wooden Boat - Signature Cruise

Classic Wooden Boat - Signature Cruise

 

Whether you are seeking for luxury services or being a budget traveler, Halong Bay can satisfy you all with thousands cruises working in this area. This chart is evaluated base on BestPrice Travel’s guests’ reviews and our company practical examination with each of our cruises. If you still confuse about what cruise is suitable with you most, just check through hundreds Halong Bay cruise available on our website or contact us to get the best suggestion from the experts.

 

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