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Top 15 Best Homestays in the Mekong Delta

August 23, 2022 - 3964 views

Mekong Delta is a fascinating region of Vietnam, offering many hands-on activities for travellers of all ages. Spending nights over at a Mekong Delta Homestay is probably one of the best experiences you can get while travelling to this area as you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local’s daily lives. Read along to find out more about where you should choose to stay

Following, we have made a list of the top 15 homestays in the Mekong Delta based on experiences, accommodations, facilities, and services. 

1. Nguyen Shack Can Tho Homestay 

There are many homestays you can find in the region yet Nguyen Shack-Can Tho is probably the best Mekong Delta Homestay. As a family-run business, it offers guests a welcoming atmosphere and makes you feel at home.

Nguyen Shack homestay is located 6 kilometres from the city center of Can Tho, only 15 minutes away by taxi or motorbike. The bungalows are situated at the junction of 2 small rivers of the Mekong Delta, nearby Cai Rang floating market, the largest floating market of Vietnam, making it easier to visit the market with a short boat ride.  The guesthouse is built from natural materials like bamboo and leaves to make the guests feel closer to nature.

All rooms are fully equipped with wifi, a fan, solar-powered hot water, and a minibar. The rustic location combined with modern comforts creates an experience that is truly one of a kind. A stay at Nguyen Shack is guaranteed to make your holiday unforgettable, and leave you eager to return.

Nguyen Shack Can Tho Homestay

Nguyen Shack Can Tho Homestay


2. Maison en Bambou Phong – Le Vent

Located in 103/2 Khanh Hoa Hamlet, Tan Khanh Dong Commune, 2.9 kilometres from Sa Dec city centre, close to Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House (2.7 mi), a popular Sa Dec landmark, Maison en Bambou Phong -Le Vent is a great destination for tourists.

This Mekong delta homestay receives many good feedbacks from past customers due to its beautiful settings, the bungalows are nicely set amidst the flower gardens creating a super calm and beautiful atmosphere. In addition, the hosts are very friendly, kind, and helpful. The room facilities are provided fully with kitchenettes, mosquito nets, and seating spaces. To make your stay even better, the Maison en Bambou Phong – Le Vent also offers a complimentary Asian breakfast, free WIFI, and free bike so guests can enjoy cycling or fishing nearby.

Maison en Bambou Phong – Le Vent


3. Flower & Frog Homestay

Situated in Tan Quy Dong Village, among the traditional flower villages of Sa Dec. You may hire a bicycle from the hosts to travel to town or to explore the flower market and the surrounding countryside on your own time. The host provides a great home-cooked supper with local delicacies, as well as a complimentary light breakfast in the morning.

Flower & Frog Homestay


4. Cocoland homestay

This Cocoland homestay is located a 10-minute drive to the Rach Gam History monument.  Their guesthouse features modern amenities including a sun deck, a café, and an outdoor swimming pool. Besides the complimentary WIFI throughout the accommodation, they also provide a free bicycle rental service. 

For those who travel by car, the parking lot is also available at the accommodation and a small garden is planted beside the homestay, providing fresh fruit and vegetables for guests. The homestay offers many types of rooms that accommodate each type of guest such as triple, double, twin-sharing rooms,s or family rooms. Some necessities such as air conditioning, hairdryer, desk, free toiletries, electric kettle, terrace, dining table are also available in the room.

Cocoland homestay Mekong


5. Jardin du Mekong Homestay

If you prefer a homestay to stay at any hotel while experiencing a trip to the Mekong Delta, you should consider Jardin du Mekong Homestay in Ben Tre Province. Referred to as an eco-friendly homestay with fan-cooled rooms and thatched roofs and terraces, this location is definitely a perfect choice for you to perceive the true peace of rural life.

It is very convenient any time since a 24-hour reception and free WIFI are featured in the homestay. Here, there are some exciting activities guests can experience such as cycling, fishing, and enjoying the traditional cuisine of the Mekong Delta region at Jardin Restaurant. Extra services, such as airport shuttle, ironing, and laundry will be offered with a small surcharge.

Jardin du Mekong Homestay


6. Nam Thi Holiday Home

Located in the Cai Be town of Tien Giang Province, Nam Thi Holiday Home has an airy and quiet space, sitting by the river bank. With a sophisticated and cozy decoration style, the homestay is loved by many tourists.

Homestay has 3 separate bungalows, providing a rustic space with a small restaurant for guests to eat and drink next to a coconut garden and a place to watch the river. In front of each room, the homestay owner arranges tables and chairs for guests to relax, drink tea, read books or simply breathe in the pleasant fresh air. Even though the homestay is not too large, you can still feel the cool and fresh atmosphere here due to the green garden.

From the homestay, you will easily visit famous attractions nearby such as Cai Be Floating Market, Ba Duc ancient house, Ong Kiet ancient house, Banh Bung Craft Village…

Nam Thi Holiday Home Mekomg


7. Happy Farm Tien Giang Homestay

Located in Chau Thanh District of Tien Giang Province, Happy Farm Homestay is a traditional Mekong Delta homestay with the picturesque settings of rice fields and fruit gardens, where you may immerse yourself in the enchantment of distant rural Vietnam.

It's the perfect location for adventurous experiences like horseback riding, or just taking time to visit a local hamlet or relax in a hammock by the Mekong River. There are private double, twin, and family rooms, all with freshly refurbished private bathrooms, with some rooms overlooking the neighbouring rice fields and fruit orchards and others next to the Mekong river.

Happy Farm Tien Giang Homestay

Happy Farm Tien Giang Homestay


8. Mekong Rustic Can Tho

Mekong Rustic Can Tho is surrounded by Vam Xang luscious orchards and is located along the Mekong River's shoreline inside the Can Tho province, 9 km from Cai Rang floating market.

As its name suggests, Mekong Rustic Can Tho was created as an authentic lodging for guests who want to get away from the rush and bustle of the large cities. All of the materials chosen for each of the 12 individual bungalows are well-combined to create a rustic yet peaceful ambiance, in keeping with the notion of an eco-property surrounded by tropical fruit gardens. Not to mention the homestay focuses on developing sustainable tourism, providing opportunities that help local economies while minimizing negative environmental and cultural impacts.

The on-site restaurant and free WIFI are available to guests along with a front desk that is open 24 hours a day. Some bungalows have a sitting space where you can unwind and other rooms have views of the pool or the lake. Every room has its own bathroom and flat-screen television.

Besides enjoying the serene atmosphere, guests can also visit silk workshops, rice paper-making workshops, mats making workshops, and travel on local rickshaws to truly experience the local cultures. 

Mekong Rustic Can Tho


9. Green Village 

Green Village, a typical example, appears to be a prevalent form of Mekong Delta homestay, with bamboo walls, tiled floors, and thatched roofs. It provides visitors with a pleasant stay since they are housed in a basic brown bamboo hut surrounded by a cool and soothing environment of green bamboo and other trees.

The guesthouse has comfy mattresses, fans, private bathrooms, a hairdryer, complimentary amenities, fresh linen, and free wifi. Excitingly, the homestay will give free bicycle rentals so that guests may explore the region on their own or relax in the minibar or dine in the house restaurant, which serves Vietnamese cuisine.

Green Village Mekong


10. Hometravel Mekong Can Tho

Hometravel Mekong is conveniently located in Can Tho. Can Tho is an excellent starting point for exploring the bustling waterways of the Mekong Delta. The property's excellent location provides easy access to the region's must-see attractions.

The amenities and services offered by Hometravel Mekong Can Tho ensure that guests have a comfortable stay. This hotel has a variety of on-site amenities to please even the most discriminating visitor. There are 56 rooms to select from, all of which radiate a sense of absolute serenity and tranquillity. You'll have enough to do throughout your visit thanks to the property's numerous recreational amenities.

Hometravel Mekong Can Tho


11. Cocohut Homestay

Homestay Ben Tre Cocohut, located in Son Hoa commune, Ben Tre province (about 2 hours drive) and is only open at the weekend from Friday to Sunday. This homestay is hidden in the green coconut forest, suitable for families with children from 6-12 years old.

The campus is designed in the style of open space, all accommodations are mainly made of bamboo and wood, creating a cool fresh air space. Although it is just a homestay, it is extremely neat and clean, creating a comfortable feeling for guests every time they stay here.

Cocohut homestay Ben Tre


12. Green Garden Homestay

Green Garden Homestay has an address at No.229, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City and it surely will allure you from first sight. Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho Museum, and Ninh Kieu Pier are all within 10 minutes of our homestay. This fantastic location is about 4 kilometres from Can Tho's city centre.

Green Garden Homestay also has a barbershop, a facial area, and a free private parking lot. Onsite, there is a dedicated smoking area as well as a beauty store. Tourists may also have a wonderful supper made by the owner of the homestay for a low fee. 

Green garden Homestay Mekong


13. Coco Riverside Lodge

Coco Riverside Lodge’s bungalows are quite modest but inviting, thatched roofs that fit perfectly with the surrounding vegetation. Each one is surrounded by a wide terraced area that provides a shady spot to relax or have a quiet supper with views of the river.

The simple interiors are soothing and cool, with tiled floors and an overhanging roof to keep the heat out and big patio doors to let in the light. Depending on the length of your stay, the homestay provides a range of programs that give you a taste of community life in the area.

You will learn how to build a woven palm leaf torch to light your way on a nighttime stroll, meet farmers and fishermen, prepare traditional Vietnamese cuisine, and discover the mysteries of popped rice. Bikes, boat rides, and rural walks are all part of the adventure, which concludes with a relaxed evening of home-cooked meals.

Coco Riverside Lodge Mekong


14. Tu Ca Linh Homestay

Located in Tam Nong District, Dong Thap Province, Tu Ca Linh Homestay is an ideal place to stay if you are looking for a convenient stop to explore the beauty of Tram Chim National Park as well as the Mekong Delta. 

Tu Ca Linh homestay has a campus of 3000 square meters with many different types of rooms for you to choose from, from regular rooms to air-conditioned rooms, especially you can choose to stay in a wooden house located in the heart of a vast lotus lake. In the lotus season, the scenery here is extremely poetic.

Homestay is quite close to Tram Chim National Park, it only takes you 10-15 minutes by car. Especially when coming to Tu Ca Linh Homestay, you can also enjoy the specialities of Thap Muoi region, which are prepared by Ms. Tu herself from the available ingredients in the garden and some specialities of the West, depending on the season. If you want to learn to cook, you can also learn from Tu because she cooks very well.

Tu Ca Linh Homestay


15. Minh Viet Homestay

Minh Viet Homestay, located by a river, offers a quiet retreat in Can Tho. If you like, you can request a private river trip from the owner, who is always happy to oblige. Simple beds and mosquito netting are provided in the rooms. All of the rooms have a view of the garden. Delicious Vietnamese cuisine is served at the all-day eating establishment.

Minh Viet Homestay Mekong

Overall, a Mekong Delta Homestay is truly unique and should be added to your travel plan. Together with BestPrice Travel, an excursion on a Mekong Delta tour package is said to exceed both your expectations and imagination. 

Minah Trinh

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