Essence Grand Cruise
- Ultra-luxury cruise newly launched in Halong Bay
- Varied room types with large area and high-end amenities
- Unique itinerary: Cua Van Floating Fishing Village, Surprise Cave
- The largest outdoor saltwater pool on the bay
- A great variety of facilities: poker club, kid’s club, wine & cigar lounge, karaoke room, spa & treatment, 3D golf Simulator, function rooms, etc.
Rooms & ratesWe Price Match
Ocean Suite Triple
Ocean Balcony Suite
About Essence Grand Cruise
Scheduled to be launched in November 2023, Essence Grand is the biggest and most luxurious cruise in Halong Bay. With modern techniques and systems, premium interior, and especially heart-warming and professional service, the cruise brings a top-quality natural getaway with second-to-none experiences.
+ Spacious and well-furnished cabins
+ Many options for onboard activities with modern facilities
+ Excellent service from staff
+ Unique itinerary: Cua Van Fishing Village is the highlight
- Not all cabins have a private balcony
Essence Grand Cruise - The exceptional 5-star floating hotel that surpasses adventurers' expectations in Halong Bay!
Itinerary & activities
The cruise offers 2 day and 3 day itineraries with a bunch of activities. 2-day guests will discover Surprise Cave - the most beautiful and biggest cave and visit Cua Van Village - the most ancient floating fishing village in Halong Bay. The 3-day gives you a chance to access the most pristine part - Bai Tu Long Bay. Here you will visit Vung Vieng Fishing Village and Thien Canh Son Cave.
Onboard activities are varied for you to choose from such as massage, squid fishing, poker club, singing karaoke, swimming in the outdoor pool, playing golf, etc.
With the latest technologies, Essence Grand Cruise’s design guarantees the highest safety for all passengers. Additionally, the steel boat was constructed with high-quality materials, fuel, paint, and a sustainable interior to save resources as well as reduce the affections on the environment and marine life.
Cabins are located from the 1st to the 4th deck of the vessel. There are up to 8 cabin categories that accommodate solo travelers, couples, triples, groups of 4, or families with kids. Depending on the type, cabins have a floor-to-ceiling window or balcony. However, all cabins ensure you find the most convenience and comfort with its amenities. The Owner Suite is the most luxurious cabin with an extra large area (150m2) and a private terrace (200m2).
Service & facilities
No need to look far for a place with all-in-one service like Essence Grand. Visitors not only stay in the premium cabin, savor Vietnamese and International quintessences but also experience the top-of-the-range facilities namely the largest 4-season saltwater swimming pool in Halong Bay, Voyage Wine & Cigar Lounges with opulent beverages, a 3D Golf Simulator, a spa center with jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and treatment rooms, and more. In addition, there is a kid’s club where your little ones can have fun moments with safe toys and games.
Food & Drink
Gourmets will be amazed by the Asian - European cuisine onboard. Located on the 5th floor, the Dining on the Bay restaurant is the perfect place for sumptuous meals and breathtaking views. Plenty of finest beverages are served in 2 bars, 1 indoor bar and 1 bar by the pool.
Frequently asked questions
There are a total of 55 cabins on Essence Grand.
Yes. Kid’s menu is available upon request.
No. Please check the exclusions below:
- Transportation: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- Additional beverages not listed in the cruise price
- La Spa (spa and massage)
- Karaoke, cigar lounge, use of conference facilities, 3D golf simulator
- Tips and other personal expenses
- VAT tax & service charge
- Peak season surcharge
Yes. The cruise has Ocean Triple Rooms with ocean-view windows on the 1st deck.
Sure. All activities are optional and you can stay onboard to relax and experience other facilities onboard.
Things to know
Maps and Itineraries
Our guest's experiences (2)
I was on the cruise when they were on debut, and the overall experience was great with good food, spacious, and clean cabins.
I've been on a few boats in Halong Bay, but this is the most beautiful boat I've experienced.
- Beautiful cruise, spacious and clean cabin
- Delicious food
- Excessive food
- Weak Wi-Fi in some areas
Tôi đã từng đi một vài tàu ở Hạ long nhưng đây là còn tàu đẹp nhất mà tôi trải nghiệm.
- Tàu đẹp, phòng rộng, thoáng, sạch sẽ
- Đồ ăn ngon
- Đồ ăn quá dư thừa
- wifi yếu ở 1 số khu vực
Questions and Answers (8)
Hello, how is the rate calculated for the owner's suite that can accommodate 4? Is it different to the rate for 2? Thanks.
@Joyce Tsai, The rate for 2 is different from the rate for 4. Please provide us with your travel date so we can send you the quote. Looking forward to hearing from you. Regards,
I would like to confirm that the owners suite has two bedrooms?
@Joseph, Yes The Owner Suite has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 4 persons. Regards,
Hi, vey limited information/review on Essence Grand Cruise. Well noted on the only possibility to do 2D/1N cruise for now. Travelling with our 2 kids (8y and 11y old), we'll have to book 2 cabins or 1 is feasible with extra bed (example: triple room with 1 extra bed). Thanks
@Fauchille, A triple room with an extra bed is suitable for your family. Other types of cabins are also possible with an extra bed in case one of your kids shares the bed with parents. Regards,
Is the 3D2N itinerary available for this cruise?
Unfortunately, the 3-day, 2-night itinerary is not available until January next year. If your travel date is on or after January 2024, you can book a 3D2N trip.