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Paradise Sails Halong Bay
Paradise Suite Hotel, Gate 3-4 Tuan Chau International Port, Halong, Vietnam
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Paradise Sails Halong Bay

Paradise Suite Hotel, Gate 3-4 Tuan Chau International Port, Halong, Vietnam
9.2Excellent - 174 reviews
Launched in 2009
15 Cabins
Paradise Cruises
Cruise-Lines: Paradise Sails

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Live Music
  • Spa & Massage
  • Butler Service
  • Private Balcony
  • Wooden Games
Why choose Paradise Sails?
  • Traditional wooden junk

  • Spacious sundeck with lounge area and sun beds

  • Offer tailored-made menu options

Cabin & Rates

Bed type:
Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

2 pax
16.2 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Deluxe Balcony

Deluxe Balcony

2 pax
18.2 m2
Double / Twin
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Terrace Suite

Terrace Suite

2 pax
23.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
Cabin detail
Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Cruise Itinerary and Program
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxury Cabins and Suites with A/C
  • Luxury en-suite Bathroom
  • 1 Asian Lunch
  • 1 Set Dinner
  • 1 International Breakfast Buffet
  • Tai Chi Session
  • Cooking Class
  • Insurance and Service Charges
Price Excludes
  • Transfer Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (book in next step).
  • Kayaking Services (book in next step).
  • Vietnam Visa Approval Letter ( book in next step).
  • Surcharge for Christmas 24/12, New Year 31/12, Lunar New Year’s Eve.
  • Airfares, and Hotel Accommodation
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Beverages and Tobacco
  • Tips and other Personal Expenses
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above
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
  • FREE of charge for child under 5 year old sharing bed & meal with parents. Surcharge for extra bed:
  • VND 550,000 in 2 days/1 night.
  • VND 770,000 in 3 days/2 night
  • Child from 5 - 11 year old: sharing cabin with parents: 75% adults rate. Only 01 child under 12 years old is allowed to share cabin with parents with surcharged for child rate.
  • Child from 12 year old count as adults.

Cruise Itineraries

2 days
3 days (Tue, Thu & Sun)
Day 1: Hanoi - Tuan Chau - Titop Island - Luon Cave
Day 2: Sung Sot Cave - Tuan Chau Island - Hanoi
Last update 09:34 Wednesday 06 Mar 2024

Important Notes:


About Paradise Sails

The junk boat Paradise Sails combines contemporary and traditional Vietnamese elements to create a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere. The warm and inviting wooden interior captures timeless charm while ensuring utmost comfort. The refined dining area offers a personalized menu featuring Vietnamese cuisine with a touch of royal influences, along with a wide selection of beverages. 

From the spacious sundeck, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of Halong Bay's emerald waters and iconic limestone formations while relaxing on sun loungers or cozy seating areas. Moreover, this mid-range wooden vessel sets a new standard for junk boats sailing in Halong Bay by featuring a luxurious onboard spa facility.

Facilities & Deck Plan

Junk Boat Paradise Sails has 4 decks with a variety of amenities that fully cover your convenience onboard:

On the main deck, there is Le Parfum Spa and 05 Deluxe Cabins spaces 16m2. 

The upper deck is where the other space for Le Parfum Spa, 07 Deluxe Balcony Cabins and 02 Terrace Suite Cabins, which are 18m2, and 23m2 in turn.

The terrace deck spends most of the atmosphere for the dining area and kitchen.

The sundeck has space for guests to enjoy the stunning views and special events like weddings.

Paradise Sails Main Deck

Paradise Sails Upper Deck

Paradise Sails Terrace Deck

Paradise Sails Sundeck

Continue reading to find out the luxurious amenities awaiting you onboard Paradise Sails.


The restaurant is located on the 3rd floor and can accommodate up to 32 guests. It features large glass windows that provide panoramic views of the surroundings, creating a picturesque dining experience. 

After enjoying their meals, patrons can relax and have a coffee or beverage at the tables set up along the hallway. The restaurant's interior is designed in a neoclassical style, constructed with natural wood to ensure both comfort and aesthetic appeal.


BBQ parties aboard 4-star Paradise Sails are held on the sundeck and include a different cuisine from that offered in the restaurant. With a wide selection of cold appetizers, bread, soups, BBQ beef, chicken, and seafood meals, as well as desserts, this rooftop deck is a one-of-a-kind location for BBQ parties.

Glorious Sunset On L'Odyssée Sundeck

Glorious sunset on L'Odyssée Sundeck

Service & Activities

During the 2-day-1-night cruise, guests will embark on a well-organized itinerary to explore the wonders of Halong Bay. This includes visits to renowned attractions such as Titop Island, Luon Cave, and Sung Sot Cave. For those opting for the extended 3-day-2-night trip, the journey will continue to include a visit to Tien Ong Cave and the enchanting Cua Van Fishing Village.

Hike the mountain on Titop Island

On the 1st day, hiking to the top of Titop will bring you a chance to get a whole view of Ha Long Bay or you can choose to swim at the beach on the island, both are wonderful to try. 

Discover Luon Cave

Spend 0.5 hours immersing yourself in the beauty of Luon Cave, and marvel at the picturesque landscape adorned with magnificent mountains by kayaking or rowing boat activities (additional fee), allowing you to further explore and appreciate the serene surroundings.

Explore Sung Sot Cave

Your last attraction will be Sung Sot Cave. You will have 1 hour to unleash your imagination as you encounter a mesmerizing display of stalactites and stalagmites in a myriad of shapes and sizes. 

Visit Tien Ong Cave 

On the 3-day itinerary, Tien Ong Cave is a spotlight due to its magnificent landscapes and a primitive charm like no other with a system of thousands of years old stalactites and stalagmites.

Kayak in Cua Van Fishing Village

After Tien Ong Cave, your 3-day itinerary will be much more wonderful with a kayaking activity in Cua Van Fishing Village in around 1 hour. It is the first floating cultural village model for Vietnamese fishers. 

Join Vietnamese cooking class

After the sunset party on the first day, participate in a cooking class and learn how to make Vietnamese cuisine. Let’s combine the ingredients together for a Vietnamese delicious culinary experience.

Spa and massage

Indulge in the expertise of skilled Vietnamese masseuses who have honed their techniques over generations. Immerse yourself in a rejuvenating experience as you enjoy a soothing massage and a hot stone body treatment. These high-quality services are available at prices ranging from US $25 to $65, with durations ranging from 30 to 90 minutes per session.

Amusing Kayak Activities

Join kayaking to discover pristine Bai Tu Long Bay

Food & Drink

Paradise Sails guarantees a delightful dining experience that will satisfy your culinary desires. Immerse yourself in a feast of delectable meals as the menu presents a diverse range of European and Asian cuisine. With this variety, you can enjoy a fresh and exciting dining experience that blows you away.

  • The 2-day-1-night includes 04 meals: 01 set menu lunch, 01 set menu dinner, 01 light breakfast, and 01 buffet brunch
  • The 3-day-2-night offers 07 meals: 02 set menu lunches, 02 set menu dinners, 02 breakfasts (including 01 light breakfast), 01 buffet brunch, and 01 sunset canape. 

Note: Please let us know if you have any special dietary so our crew team always customizes them to meet your demands.

Tasty Vegetable Dish

Fresh salad buffet options

Two bottles of mineral water per day are provided complimentary as part of our service. Any additional beverages not included in the cruise price will be charged separately based on the prices listed on the bar menu.

Alcohol drinks

For alcoholic drinks, our selection includes cocktails priced around US $6.5, while wines range from approximately US $5 to $8 per glass. We offer various options (both glass and bottle), including whisky, bourbon, martini, and more.

Non-alcohol drinks

If you prefer non-alcoholic beverages, you can enjoy a refreshing glass of fresh fruit juice, smoothies, coffee, tea, water, and other soft drinks on Paradise Sails. Prices for these drinks range from US $2 to US $4 per glass, offering a wide range of choices to suit your preferences.


Departing from Hanoi

A convenient bus service will pick you up from your hotel located in the Hanoi Old Quarter, typically between 8:00 and 8:30. You will enjoy a comfortable journey as you are transported by a shuttle bus to Tuan Chau Port in Halong City.

Departing from Tuan Chau Port

If you plan to arrange your own transportation, it is crucial to arrive at the designated waiting station at Gate 3, 4 Tuan Chau International Port for Paradise Sails by around 11:30

By approximately 12:00, all guests will be smoothly transferred to the Paradise Sails cruise ship via tender, ensuring a seamless embarkation process.


BestPrice’s Reviews

Cabin: 9.4/10

(+) Pros

  • Most cabins are tidy and comfortable
  • Have overlooking windows and large balconies.

(-) Cons

  • Noise isolation is not good. In the morning when the kitchen prepares food on the 2nd floor, the sound spreads to some rooms on the 3rd floor and around.

Facilities and Services: 9.8/10

(+) Pros

  • System of mid-range restaurants, and a massage room for guests on board.
  • Professional and friendly cruise crew and staff.

Food and Beverage: 9.6/10

(+) Pros

  • Food was plenty of it and of high quality.
  • The beverage is varied and served carefully. 

Itineraries and Activities: 9.8/10

(+) Pros

  • Interesting and varied onboard activities appreciated by family passengers
  • One of the best things is how the cruise balances the activities and the relaxing time

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 172 customer's reviews

Traveler rating
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Score breakdown
  • Cruise quality 9.2
  • Food/Drink 9.1
  • Cabin quality 9.2
  • Staff quality 9.6
  • Enter/act 8.8
Excellent - Ms.YUNG S
Australia Australia
Fantastic trip!

I highly recommend making a reservation; the staff is friendly and the food is excellent. The cruise took us to every hot place to visit in Ha Long Bay.

Excellent - Tereze G
Latvia Latvia
Fantastic experience

There are numerous cruises to pick from, and most of them are likely to be very similar. However, if you are having trouble deciding, simply select this option. The boat is lovely, there are numerous activities and random bits of entertainment to enjoy, the crew is fantastic (particularly Alanis), the… More

Excellent - Ivaan
Argentina Argentina
Valued at the balcony level

We booked via We were pleasantly surprised to find a luxurious van to get from our hotel in Hanoi to the boat.
Paradise is a big business. In addition to a fancy hotel operation at the port, they appear to have 5 ships of varying sizes. Great, unexpectedly upscale.
The cabin, despite… More

Very good - Abigail S
Canada Canada
Luxurious cruise with lovely staff!

A luxurious cruise with lovely staff. The boat facilities were great. The views around Ha Long Bay were amazing. The staff are all very friendly and go above and beyond to help you. Our butler, Marra, was brilliant. The food was of high quality, and the chef catered to our vegetarian diet, which was… More

Excellent - Alisa P
Latvia Latvia

It was definitely the highlight of the Vietnam visit. We saw one of the seven wonders of the world. The personnel were quite accommodating. Blue was the best manager ever. He was quite helpful. I can't forget about the amazing meal. Also, during happy hour, if you get one drink, the following one is… More

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Questions & Answers (2)

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What is the round trip transfer cost from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Thanks

@Scott Dubinsky:

Depending on bus or private transfer cost will be different. You can get it on the booking step.

1 Reply

Where do you pick up and return to in Hanoi and at what times as we have a 1600hr flight onthe 19th January ? Thank you

@Stephen Hargreaves:

If you take a bus transfer they will pick you up from Hanoi Old Quarter to Halong and on the way back you will need private transfer to go straight to the airport

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