LAVELA PREMIUM

INFORMATION
 
Welcome to La Vela Cruises, a fleet of just two gorgeous steel boats designed to ensure the very best experience in Halong Bay. Our itineraries have been carefully crafted to both reflect the very best of what Halong Bay has to offer and to escape the crowds.  La Vela Premium cruise ships house beautifully designed wooden cabins, offering comfortable and elegant spaces for overnight cruising. La Vela Cruises is managed by Paradise Vietnam, and reflects their reputation for excellent quality, premium service and unrivalled style.
 
La Vela Premium has been designed with today’s luxury world traveler at the heart of its concept. The vessel houses just 21 stunning cabins organized and crafted according to contemporary design trends, and includes both Premium Cabins as well as Premium Balcony Cabins.
 
Offering a premium experience that is reflected in the name, many of the La Vela Premium cabins have personal balconies offering your own private outside space in Halong Bay. The La Vela Premium cabins take style and comfort to a whole new level, with spacious, beautifully designed interior spaces that reflect the majesty of Halong Bay. La Vela Premium offers adjoining cabins for families, so you can enjoy your own privacy while still staying close to your children.
 
Cabin Amenities & Facilities (all cabins)
  • Welcome drink
  • Complimentary bottles of mineral water
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Luxurious bathroom
  • Standing shower & bath-tub
  • Large window with Sea view
  • Toiletry amenities
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Wardrobe
  • Life vests
  • Fire extinguisher
 
PREMIUM CABIN
We have 13 grand luxury premium cabins, all of which reflect the majesty of Halong Bay and the stylish contemporary atmosphere of the cruise ship itself. All the premium cabins are outward facing, offering spectacular views of Halong Bay from within the cabin.
 
Number of cabins. 13
Average room size 23m2
Bed type Modified twin/double
 
PREMIUM BALCONY CABIN
The eight premium balcony cabins are the most luxurious of all the cabins on La Vela Cruises, with expansive indoor and outdoor spaces that are beautifully furnished and equipped with extra amenities.
 
Number of cabins 8
Average room size 25m2
Bed type Modified Twin/Double
Private balcony Yes
 
 
CONNECTING CABIN available on request
 
LA VELA CRUISE ITINERARY 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

(Subject to change without prior notice)

 
Our most popular option includes one magical evening spent within Halong Bay, and also includes opportunities for swimming, kayaking and cave exploration during the day, and squid fishing in the evening. We also have delectable menus for lunch, dinner and breakfast.
 
FIRST DAY
12.15 - 12.30 Arrive at slot 1 & 2, La Vela private pontoon for check in registration
12.45 Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instruction and cabin check-ins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences
13.15 - 14.30 Enjoy the buffet lunch onboard while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
15.00 – 16.00 Explore Sung Sot Cave - Hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.
16.30 - 17.30 Back to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. A wide range of fine wine or spirits are served in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
18.00 Participate in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to discover the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
17.00 - 19.00 Enjoy Happy Hours: Buy One, Take One Free
19.30 Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.
 
SECOND DAY
6.30 Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck
7.00 - 7.30 Coffee & tea with homemade cookies and biscuits will be served onboard
7.30 - 8.30 Cruising to Tung Sau area to visit Pearl Farm. Visiting Pearl farm is very interesting as you have been shown how the pearls are grown, farmed and harvested. You might be interested in purchasing a Vietnam Pearl here with endless choice.
8.30 Enjoy buffet breakfast while the cruise pass by other beautiful parts of the Bay.
9.30 Check out and settle the bills
11.00 Back to the Tourist Wharf
11.30 – 12.30 Set lunch served at 1958 Restaurant on Tuan Chau Island (Applied ONLY for guests booking shuttle bus of La Vela Cruises)
12.45 Shuttle bus pick up and back to Hanoi
 
Inclusions
  • Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi 
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English/French speaking guide onboard
  • Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin.
  • All meals mentioned above (01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 light breakfast and brunch )
  • Kayaking
  • Insurance onboard.
  • Tax and service charges
 
Exclusions
  • Airfares, hotel accommodation
  • Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list
LA VELA CRUISE ITINERARY 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTs

(Subject to change without prior notice)

 

With almost three days spent in Halong Bay, our 3-day 2-night cruises are the preferred way to see the Bay. Enjoy a wealth of excursions that fully explore all the different activity options in Halong Bay, including spectacular caves, island climbing and floating village visits.
 
FIRST DAY    
12.15 - 12.30 Arrive at slot 1 & 2, La Vela private pontoon for check in registration
12.45 Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instruction and cabin check-ins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences
13.30 - 14.30 Enjoy the buffet lunch onboard while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
15.00 – 16.00 Explore Sung Sot Cave - Hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.
16.30 - 17.30 Back to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. A wide range of fine wine or spirits are served in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
18.00 Participate in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to discover the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
17.00 - 19.00 Enjoy Happy Hours: Buy One, Take One Free
19.30 Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.
 
SECOND DAY
6.30 Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck
7.00 - 7.30 Coffee & tea with homemade cookies and biscuits will be served onboard
7.30 – 8.30 A Buffet Breakfast will be served onboard
8.30 - 8.40 Transfer to Day boat for cruising off the beaten track of the bay
9.00 – 10.00 Relax or visit Titop Island, where you can take part in array of exciting activities such as swimming and climbing to the top of the island with 400 steps to see the breathtaking view of the bay
10.30 - 11.30 Visit Luon Cave by boat or by kayak, a stunning cave by the bay where local villagers go to for dating and meet ups.
12.00 – 13.30 Return to the day boat and continue cruising to the other part of the bay whilst Vietnamese lunch will be served onboard
14.00 – 15.00 Visit Tien Ong Cave, a cave that has a thousand year contact with seawater made out of two main chambers and has a lot historical mysteries dating back to the Hoa Binh Culture (10,000-20,000 BCE) and do kayaking
15:30 – 16.00 Heading back to main boat. Continue cruising and sightseeing in Halong Bay.
18.00 Join cooking demonstration with Chef or enjoy spa at your leisure onboard
17.00 - 19.00 Enjoy Happy Hours: Buy One, Take One Free
19.30 Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.
 
THIRD DAY
6.30 Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck
7.00 - 7.30 Coffee & tea with homemade cookies and biscuits will be served onboard
7.30 - 8.30 Cruising to Tung Sau area to visit Pearl Farm. Visiting Pearl farm is very interesting as you have been shown how the pearls are grown, farmed and harvested. You might be interested in purchasing a Vietnam Pearl here with endless choice.
8.30 Enjoy buffet breakfast while the cruise pass by other beautiful parts of the Bay.
9.30 Check out and settle the bills
11.00 Back to the Tourist Wharf
10.30 – 12.00 Set lunch served at 1958 Restaurant on Tuan Chau Island (Applied ONLY for guests booking shuttle bus of La Vela Cruises)
12.30 Shuttle bus pick up and back to Hanoi
 
Inclusions
  • Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi 
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • English/French speaking guide onboard
  • Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin.
  • All meals mentioned above (02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 light breakfast and a brunch )
  • Kayaking
  • Insurance onboard.
  • Tax and service charges
 
Exclusions
  • Airfares, hotel accommodation
  • Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list
Price of 2 Day-1 Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From October 2016 to December, 2017
 
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Charter
Premium 284 171 166 161 Please contact
Premium Balcony 344 201 196 191
 
Price of 3 Day-2 Night trip: Per person in US$ 
From October, 2016 to December, 2017
 
Cabin Category 1 person 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Charter
Premium 518 297 292 287 Please contact
Premium Balcony 638 357 352 247
 
Note: There is a surcharge of U$35 per person applicable on 24th and 31st December, 2017