Halong Legend

Location: Hanoi, Halong Bay & Northern Vietnam | Vietnam

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Cruise the extraordinary peaks and secluded corners of Halong Bay in style on board this luxurious private chartered cruise. Offering you the option to entirely tailor-make your journey, your personal butler will help you map out a personalised route, perhaps taking in an enormous historic cave, a kayaking route around isolated coves or an afternoon sunbathing on a dazzling white sand beach.
Perfect forHoneymooners, families or small groups.
In the know
  • Four boats of varying sizes for private charter
  • A choice of themed or customised itineraries
  • One-day cruising options also available

Recommended for...

  • Setting & Views
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Cruise
  • Cultural Immersion

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Halong Bay is renowned worldwide for its remarkable other-worldly limestone peaks, which tower above shimmering azure waters and gorgeous powder white sand islands.

Rooms onboard the Halong Legend

One, two, three or four-cabin boats are available for charter, depending on your party size. The elegant suites brandish oriental design, furnished with chocolate hues and dark woods. Every suite has a private balcony with panoramic views, while the largest four-cabin boat benefits from two decks that are perfect for private events.

Food and drink

Dining on the Legend is a gastronomic extravaganza, with five-course meals whipped up each day for lunch and dinner. Menus are carefully designed to cater to all tastes, with dedicated vegetarian, no fish, halal and gluten-free menus all on offer. Don’t miss the particularly delicious and wonderfully fresh seafood.


The meticulously attentive crew ensure round-the-clock service, and include a private butler and head chef - who runs private cooking courses teaching the art of Vietnamese cuisine. Start your day with a tai chi class on the deck, and finish it by imbibing the views with a fine wine from the excellent selection on board.

Activities on board the Halong Legend

Spend your days island hopping from peak to peak, stopping off at gorgeous sheltered beaches caressed by calm, shallow waters that are perfect for swimming. Hikers will relish the spectacular nature trail to the peak of Soi Sim island, while photographers can capture the winning shot of Halong Bay from the peak of Titov Island. There are a wealth of caves to be explored in the Bay too, namely Sung Sot cave, packed with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites, and Me Cung Cave, which holds fascinating archaeological evidence of prehistoric life.

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Hotel location

Fly to Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, then take a three to four-hour private car transfer to Halong Bay.

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