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Essence Grand Cruise Halong Bay
Tuan Chau Cruise Port, Halong City, Quang Ninh
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Essence Grand Cruise Halong Bay

Tuan Chau Cruise Port, Halong City, Quang Ninh
9.8Excellent - 19 reviews
Launched in 2023
55 Cabins
BestPrice Travel
Cruise-Lines: Essence Grand Cruise

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • 3D Golf
  • Bar
  • Cigar/ Poker Club
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room
  • Kids Club
  • Pool
  • Spa & Massage
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Wine Cellar
  • Medical Care
Why choose Essence Grand Cruise?
  • Brand-new super yacht with endless entertainment: swimming pool, sky bar, wine cellar, 3D golf course, poker, kid club, karaoke room, game & movie room

  • The grandest Halong overnight ship offering the largest cabin number and size

  • The most spacious Owner Suite with a 150m2 stateroom and a 200m2 terrace

Cabin & Rates

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Ocean Suite

Ocean Suite

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Ocean Balcony Suite

Ocean Balcony Suite

2 pax
45.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Veranda Suite

Veranda Suite

2 pax
45.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Executive Suite

Executive Suite

2 pax
45.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Essence Suite

Essence Suite

2 pax
80.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Oceania Suite

Oceania Suite

2 pax
95.0 m2
Round
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Owner's Suite

Owner's Suite

2 pax
150.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Ocean Suite Triple

Ocean Suite Triple

3 pax
43.0 m2
Triple
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Fully equipped luxury en-suite guestroom with chilled water central air-con and marble bathroom
  • All meals onboard (2 days/ 1night: 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 brunch; 3 days/2 nights: 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 brunch)
  • Tender - speedboat transfers
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily mineral water
  • Canapes service during Happy Hour
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Tai chi, gym, four seasons and salt water swimming pool, table soccer, kid’s club, family entertainment room and 3D golf simulator
  • Activities: Entrance tickets to visiting spots, squid fishing
  • Internet & TV
  • English and Vietnamese speaking guides
  • VAT tax included in room rates
Price Excludes
  • Transportation: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
  • Additional beverages not listed in the cruise price
  • Spa and massage services
  • Karaoke, cigar lounge, use of conference facilities
  • Activities: kayaking
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
  • Note: Surcharges will be applied during the Christmas and New Year’s Eve periods and over the Vietnamese Tet Lunar New Year
Cancellation Policy
  • More than 21 days before check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 11 to 20 days before check-in: 30% of total rates
  • From 7 to 10 days before check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 7 days before check-in & no Show: 100% of total rates

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
Children Policy
  • Under 5 years old: Children under 5 years old sharing a full price room with adults: Free of charge (limited to 1 child/1 room). From the 2nd child: surcharged at VND 1,800,000/ child (sharing bed with parent)
  • From 5 to 11 years old: charged 75% adult ( sharing bed ), 90% adult ( extra bed )
  • Above 11 years old : adult rate will be charge

Cruise Itineraries

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2 days
3 days
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave
Day 2: Luon Cave - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Last update 11:55 Wednesday 31 Jan 2024

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

About Essence Grand Cruise

By the end of 2023, Essence Grand will be the largest overnight vessel in Halong Bay, which promises to provide an extraordinary opportunity for passengers seeking an authentic 6-star cruise experience.

Facilities & Deck Plan

Grand Essence Cruise has 7 decks with a variety of amenities that can accommodate up to 350 passengers onboard:

The bottom deck is the atmosphere for karaoke, a movie room, billiards & table football, and a 3D golf room.

On the first deck, the Wellness Deck, there are 06 Deluxe Window Cabins and a range of facilities including reception, security room, medical center, Porker Club, Kids Club, House Use Room, Spa, Hairdressers, Gym and Meeting Room.

The second deck, the Pool Deck is where the 16 Deluxe Balcony Cabins with the Pool, Pool Bar, Cigar & Wine Lounge, Library and Private Dining Room are located.

The third deck, the Essence Deck features the Deluxe Balcony, Executive Balcony, 02 Signature Suites, 01 View Suite at the back, 01 Owner’s Suite as well as a Helicopter Landing Pad at the front.

The fourth deck, Panorama Deck is for Captain Cabin at the forward side, 02 Essence Suites at the back side and the remaining Deluxe Balcony Partial View and Executive Balcony.

The fifth deck, the Gourmet Deck is designed for the Restaurant and Open Kitchen.

The sixth deck, also named Sky Deck, offers an open air sundeck for Sky Bar.

Essence Grand Cruise Deckplan

Layout of 7 decks on Essence Grand

Service & Activities

Passengers embarking on the 2-day-1-night cruise will tackle a thoughtfully planned itinerary, allowing them to discover the marvels of Ha Long Bay. This includes visits to renowned sites like Surprise Cave and Luon Cave. For those opting for the 3-day-2-night trip, the adventure extends to encompass additional attractions such as Dark & Bright Cave, Ba Trai Dao, and Pearl Farm, adding further depth to the journey.

Regardless of the chosen tour, an unforgettable experience awaits on this extraordinary 6-star overnight cruise.  

Explore Sung Sot Cave

The first day of the itinerary allows approximately one hour to explore Surprise Cave, an enchanting site where you can delve into captivating legends and myths. Immerse yourself in the diverse and abundant natural beauty that this cave presents, creating a truly mesmerizing experience.

Discover Luon Cave

On the last day of the itinerary, an opportunity awaits to explore Luon Cave. Delve into the captivating legends and myths while immersing yourself in the abundant natural biodiversity.

Spend time in Dark & Bright Cave

On the 3-day itinerary, you will take time to visit this remarkable cave offers a unique and contrasting experience, where you can witness the interplay of light and darkness amidst its awe-inspiring formations. 

Visit the Pearl Farm

Welcome the last day at one of the top attractive places - The Pearl Farm in the Tung Sau area to learn about the villagers and how they make as well as conserve this work. 

Swim in Ba Trai Dao

Have you ever imagined that you will have a chance to put your feet up in the crystal clear waters of Ba Trai Dao beach? We believe that this opportunity will never let you down. 

Spa and massage

Spa

  • Price: From US $10.5/ service
  • Duration: 30 - 75 minutes/ session

The professional masseuses with age-old techniques are perfected by Vietnamese people. You will have a chance to experience a soothing massage and hot stone body treatment with 6-star standards, we also have the couple service to make the passengers’ experience more perfect. 

Food & Drink

Essence Grand Cruise offers a delightful dining experience that will satisfy your taste buds. You can indulge in mouthwatering meals carefully crafted to offer a diverse range of flavors. The usual meal serving hours are as follows: breakfast is served starting at 6:15, you can enjoy brunch between 9:45 and 10:45, lunch is available from 12:00 to 13:00, and dinner is typically served around 19:30.

Note: If you have any special dietary, please let us know since the crew team always customizes to meet your demands.

 

Drink

As part of the package, guests will receive two complimentary bottles of mineral water per day. However, any additional beverages not included in the cruise price will be charged separately. The prices for these beverages can be found on the bar menu and will be billed accordingly.

  • Alcohol: From US $53/ bottle & US $10.5/ shot
  • Cocktail: From US $8.5/ glass
  • Non-alcohol: From US $3/ item

Delight in a wide array of refreshing flavors from our extensive alcohol selection, featuring spirits such as whisky, rum, gin, vodka, and more. 

For those who prefer non-alcoholic options, indulge in a glass of mocktails, fruit juice, smoothies, hot drinks, water, and a variety of soft drinks. We offer a diverse range of beverage choices to cater to every guest's preferences and ensure a satisfying experience.

Transportation

Departing from Hanoi

For your convenience, the bus will pick you up from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter between 8:00 and 8:30. You will enjoy a comfortable journey to Tuan Chau Port in Halong City in a 9-16 seat limousine.

Departing on your own

If you are arranging your own transportation, it is important to arrive at the designated waiting station for Sea Stars around 11:30. Our seamless embarkation process begins at approximately 12:00 when all guests will be transferred to the Sea Stars Cruise via tender.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 17 customer's reviews

9.8
Excellent
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  • Cruise quality 10
  • Food/Drink 9.6
  • Cabin quality 9.8
  • Staff quality 9.9
  • Enter/act 9.8
10.0
Excellent - Mr.Andrew Kee
United States United States
14/05/2024
Halong Bay Cruise !

We had an incredible experience during our 3-day, 2-night Halong Bay cruise, which was recommended to us by Anna from Best Price Travel. Anna proved to be a genuine travel agent who was highly reliable and responsive throughout the process. We were thoroughly impressed with her expertise and the level of service she provided.

10.0
Excellent - Ms.Melody
Australia Australia
01/05/2024
Luxurious cruise in Halong

Embarking on a Capella Cruise through the breathtaking islands of Ha Long Bay was an absolutely awe-inspiring experience. The beauty and uniqueness of this destination truly come alive when explored in this remarkable manner. It is undeniably worthwhile to immerse oneself in the wonders of this extraordinary place through such an unforgettable experience.

10.0
Excellent - Mr.Clinton
Australia Australia
22/04/2024
Best Price Halong Bay

I had the pleasure of booking a 3-day and 2-night cruise with Mia Nguyen from Best Price Travel. Mia took care of all the necessary transfers and facilitated the payment process. I was delighted with Mia's exceptional service as she went above and beyond to find a high-quality cruise that met my expectations.… More

9.4
Excellent - Adele Walker
19/04/2024

The Essence Grand Cruise itself was truly excellent, with outstanding rooms and service. The boat's brand-new condition was evident, providing a fresh and luxurious experience. The professionalism displayed in arranging the transportation service to and from Hanoi was commendable, with clear communication… More

10.0
Excellent - Mr.Gary Tu
United States United States
05/04/2024
Family Fun on Essence Grand Cruise!

Our group had an absolutely fantastic time on this cruise. Rosie from BestPrice Travel made the process of booking this cruise for our large group effortless. From arranging hotel pick-up to ensuring smooth airport drop-offs, Rosie took care of all the accommodations, allowing us to have a fun and worry-free… More

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