10 Best Ha Long Luxury Cruises

Panoramic view of Ha Long Bay from above with luxury ships, limestone cliffs, and clear blue sea

We have carefully selected the best luxury cruises in Halong bay that offer spacious cabins, exquisite dining, top-notch amenities, and exciting activities.

The best way to see Ha Long Bay is on an overnight cruise. There are so many Ha Long Bay cruises to choose from, that it can be daunting to figure out which fits for you. In order to make your planning that much easier, here is the list of 10 Best Ha Long Bay luxury cruises rated by our customers and we recommend them to you for your tours to Ha Long in 2024 – 2025.

1. Indochine Cruise

Indochine Cruise Halong Vietnam

Indochine Cruise – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay.

Indochine Cruise is a steel cruise ship offered latest technologies. Indochine Cruise is built to the highest of international standards, ensuring optimum comfort and safety. Indochine Cruise sails within Lan Ha Bay – one of gorgeous parts of Ha Long besides Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. This exquisite cruiser will be top of the range and her maiden cruise in early 2019.

Indochine Cruise will take you to all highlight and unique excursion of the pristine Lan Ha Bay. From the largest floating fishing village to the beautiful white sand beaches. Lan Ha Bay is comprised of over four-hundred tropical islets with secluded sandy beaches and has managed to retain a relatively pristine environment by avoiding substantial tourist attention. Discover an array of natural wonders including Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha’s most iconic resident. This tropical oasis is the largest landmass in the Ha Long Bay complex, stretching over an area more than 200km2. Officially recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve, Cat Ba is famous for its limestone mountains, extensive cave systems, tropical forests and casual island lifestyle.

Trips on Indochine Cruise are organized to fishing villages, private tours to remote islands are popular, spa services operate daily, and kayaking is available through caves in search of secluded lakes. On-board activities from films to board games are also available to keep guests entertained into the evening.

2. Paradise Grand Cruise

Paradise Grand Halong Vietnam

Paradise Grand Cruise, Lan Ha Bay – Vietnam.

Paradise Grand is the first Paradise Cruise to ever explore the excursion route of Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island. A brand new steel boat elevates your experience to a higher level. Be delight in the attentive service, savor the finest cuisine with Michelin-standard à la carte menu, indulge your senses in a specially tailored treatment. You are closer to a once-in-a-lifetime vacation and exploration.

Each expansive cabin features a spacious private balcony or a terrace and broad windows offering panoramic views, and includes a butler service. Various activities can be enjoyed on board such as watching movie, enjoying spa treatments or joining yoga classes.

With a day spa, library and fitness room, an exquisite menu and world class wines, Paradise Grand Cruise is the epitome of deluxe cruising. Built from the finest materials, with attention paid to the tiniest of details, the Peak rules Ha Long Bay with style and sophistication.

With 39 cabins of unrivaled degree of luxury (three types of room: Grand Balcony, Executive Grand Balcony, Grand Balcony Suite and Captain’s View Grand Suite), Paradise Grand Cruise offers a trip to remember. The Paradise Grand allows you to live your dream in reality, with endless comfort and care. If you are a gourmet, The Paradise Grand will meet your satisfaction. The Michelin starred a-la-carte menu is designed to cater to a wide range of taste, blending the flavors of Vietnam and international fusion. An ex-quite collection of cocktails and beverages will further complete your meals.

3. Paradise Elegance Cruise

Paradise Elegance Cruise Halong

Paradise Elegance Cruise – Ha Long Bay.

Transcending the boundary between modern style and classic sophistication, Paradise Elegance Cruise is the newest cruise ship to grace the Paradise fleet and a welcome contemporary addition to our more traditional junk designs. Each one of 31 designed cabins has intimate, cozy lighting, a private balcony, and a floor to ceiling glass door offering the most spectacular Ha Long Bay view even from within.

The design has been refreshed but the philosophy remains constant, as the newest nautical masterpiece continues to take you to the highlights of Ha Long Bay at the least busy times, and Paradise Elegance Cruise commits to offer the highest level of service in the bay.

Paradise Elegance Cruise also houses Ha Long Bay’s newest floating spa, a sumptuous haven in which to relax and rejuvenate with a varied list of unparalleled spa therapies that remain at the pinnacle of onboard relaxation.

4. Hera Cruise

Hera Cruise - Halong

Hera Cruise Halong Bay.

Hera is the finest luxury boutique 6-star cruise in Ha Long Bay. Born to make sure you get the finest treatment that you deserve, Hera Cruise makes a commitment on high-end customizable service for your ideal journey. Each of the 11 spacious suites with locally crafted wooden cabins on the vessel features a different narrative theme and décor, striking panoramas and world-class amenities. The uniqueness is for those seeking for even more individualized attention and flexibility, experiencing butler service as well as personal chefs on the Concierge Level, enjoying organic and locally sourced ingredients for delectable meals served as you wish, and possessing 2-day trip tailored to your liking.

5. Emperor Cruise

Emperor Cruise Halong Vietnam

Emperor Cruise – Halong Bay, Vietnam.

Emperor Cruise has been built as a traditional ship using the highest quality materials, and finished with exquisite gold-plated motifs, fine silk, velvet and other luxury accoutrements such as brass, crystal and gem stones. Works of art commissioned from well-known Vietnamese artists adorn the walls, and everything is designed in accordance with the specific requirements and preferences of the individual traveler in mind. The private butler and reception services will be available around the clock. Emperor Cruise are all-suite cruises with 8 cabins measuring from 38 to 70 square meters, large enough to be able to add an extra bed.

Food for an Emperor – Emperor Cruise Ha Long has crafted a culinary treat for the most discerning of palettes at the Can Chanh Palace Royal Restaurant, and promises that every guest’s dining experience will exceed expectations. The cuisine is always freshly prepared using the best local ingredients, with an emphasis on seafood. Each overnight trip includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, and with every meal on board, guests are treated to a rich selection of complimentary local beers, spirits, and distinctive wines chosen by the acclaimed sommeliers. Barbecues and private dinners on the beach or at secluded caves are also available. Guests can choose to dine in their suites, on the sundecks, or anywhere that takes their fancy.

Emperor’s cruise itineraries to show the best Bai Tu Long Bay has to offer. Guests can choose between kayaking, basket boating, snorkeling, hiking and trekking or can do absolutely nothing, just relaxing and enjoying the special facilities on board. Experience a top luxury cruise including gourmet food, superb wine, drinks and personal service, then add daily exploration and activities on Halong Bay – Vietnam’s most visited destination.

6. Heritage Line Ylang Cruise

Ylang Cruise Halong Vietnam

Heritage Ylang Cruise, Lan Ha Bay – Vietnam.

Heritage Line Ylang Cruise, the latest member of Heritage Line’s ship collection in Lan Ha Bay, features a splendid blend of Asian-Vietnamese design with French-Colonial accents. This ancient flair of Indochina emanates throughout the vessel with a delicate floral leitmotif inspired by local poetry and related to the four seasons of the year. Local artisans contributed to Ylang’s decoration with hand-crafted paintings and artwork using various materials and techniques. All suites are dedicated to a particular blossom which typically represents a season in Vietnam. All this creates an inimitable sense of bliss and an exceptional abode at sea. Ylang has only ten spacious suites on two decks – each room is flooded with natural light pouring in through floor-to-ceiling panoramic doors which open onto a private balcony. What makes Ylang unique, is her expansive spa with its extensive selection of thoughtfully selected treatments. The focus on wellness lives on in the more dynamic activities such as yoga in a dedicated room, or early morning Tai Chi lessons on the upper deck.

7. Heritage Line Violet Cruise

Violet Cruise Halong Vietnam

Heritage Line Violet Cruise, Halong Bay.

Heritage Line’s family of boutique cruise ships includes “Three Sisters” in Ha Long Bay, and the coquettish Violet Cruise, named after the beautiful Violet Chirita, a delicate purple-flowered plant that grows nowhere else but on the rocky slopes of Ha Long Bay, is truly one of its kinds among the luxury cruises in Ha Long Bay. With just six luxurious cabins, Heritage Line Violet Cruise, gives visitors an exclusive look at the wonders of Ha Long Bay. In this small yet luxurious craft, visitors can appreciate the bay’s massive scale, the boat’s red sails dwarfed by the bay’s towering limestone islands.

Built to resemble a traditional Asian junk, the wood-clad Violet features gleaming wooden floors, opulent silks and velvet, and cabins with floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the breathtaking views. Guests will find all the amenities they would expect in a larger vessel, including a gym and sauna, a spa with unrivaled views, a restaurant and a lounge, and a rooftop Sundeck. For an intimate experience of Ha Long Bay, there is nothing to compare to the lovely Violet.

8. Orchid Cruise

Orchid Cruise Lan Ha Bay, Hai Phong

Orchid Cruise Lan Ha Bay, Hai Phong.

Orchid Cruises are the leading line in 5-star cruises in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay. The cruises offer the highest level of customer service and an unbeatable relaxing environment that is sure to exceed your highest expectations of any and all Ha Long Bay cruises. Orchid Cruises are the leading pioneer in cruising Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay, offering their guests the best highlights of this beautiful and wild route.

Joining Orchid Cruise on the enchanting travel through beautiful Ha Long Bay, travelers will have great time to relax and discover untouched areas, experience a new destination back side of Ha Long Bay. Orchid Cruises houses 14 luxury cabins with an elite, professional crew that will provide you the best services during your holiday in Ha Long.

9. Signature Royal Cruise

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Signature Royal Cruise, Bai Tu Long Bay – Vietnam.

Signature Royal Cruise’s captain and crew would like to welcome you aboard their state of the art vessel and luxury cruise. Here at Signature Royal Cruise, they pride themselves on providing their high quality amenities and exceptional services to the guests and endeavor to make your stay with Signature Royal Cruise as pleasurable and relaxed as possible.

Discover amazing scenery and visit breathtaking locations around the Gulf of Tonkin including Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and much more. Enjoy tantalizing cuisine in the elegant dining room prepared by the specialty chef and his team, including fresh caught succulent seafood, Vietnamese, International and fusion delights. The craft offers an assortment of activities including a spa and massage center, a fully stocked bar, a magnificent roof top sun deck, daily side trips to interesting locations, relaxing Tai Chi lessons, delicious cooking demonstrations and numerous other events.

10. Era Cruise

Era Cruise Lan Ha Bay

Era Cruise, Lan Ha Bay – Vietnam.

Era Cruises offers the ultimate cruise experience aboard their luxury ship. The sophisticated and elegant surroundings of our vessel offer numerous venues to relax, rejuvenate and thrive as you drink in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage vistas of Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Island. Equipped by the best interior in the world with enthusiastic well-trained crew, Era Cruise promises to bring you incredible service and truly memorable experience in Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay.

Featuring 18 cabins and suites (ranging from 47 up to a rather impressive 74 square meters), Era Cruise is a great luxury choice for classic travelers who seek relaxation with a touch of adventure. All cabins feature private sun terrace, spacious cabin and luxury decoration. Spread across three large decks, Era Cruise offers four different kinds of cabin options. The cruise will take you across emerald water of Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay to the most beautiful caves and sights in this world renowned destination.

Now you have an imagination of each luxury cruise in your mind. It depends on your choice of route and cruise styles, those 10 best Ha Long cruises will meet your requirement. Let Vietnam Travel help you to find the best cruise that match your favorite. We – Vietnam Travel organizes private tours to Vietnam and visitors escorted by our professional guides will get chance to explore many interesting places. Ask travel questions, get travel help related to best Ha Long cruises and adventures, please feel free to contact Vietnam Travel’s tour planners today.

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