Cruise overview

Halong International Cruise Port, 9 Halong road, Bai Chay, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
Editor Rating

“ Ancora cruise fatures a high-end cruise that operates in the less-visited Bai Tu Long Bay. The cruise impresses guests with subtle design and modern interiors. There are plenty of recreational amenities and updated facilities onboard. When it comes to activities, passengers are treated to an enrichment program and great journeys to several well-known attractions.”

Editor Reviews


+ The cruise is sleek, new, and comprises of various state-of-the-art facilities.
+ Family cabin is spacious and well-appointed for children.
+ Board-meals are good and plentiful.


- The vegetarian food is a bit limited.
- The cooking class is not very fun with a few participants.
- There is a lack of information about the locations.

Bottom Line

Ancora cruise is a luxurious line that caters to both families and travelers looking for quieter experiences.


Type: Metal
Launched: 2018
No Of Cabins: 22
Pick Up Time: 7:30 – 7:45 Am
Drop Off Time: 16:00 Pm
Operating Area: Bai Tu Long Bay
Available Tours: 1d, 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Bai Tu Long Bay, Vung Vieng Fishing Village, Cong Dam Area, Thien Canh Son Cave


Itinerary & activities

A cruise vacation on Ancora cruise is added with a variety of excitements that come from shore excursions to Bai Tu Long Bay. Guests can take an interesting rowing boat or kayaking trip to Vung Vieng floating village, a daily boat to Cong Dam area for swimming in the crystal clear beaches, and a memorable visit to Thien Canh Son cave, the most well-hidden cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.

  • Cooking class
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Movie nights
  • Pub crawls
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fishing


Cruise quality

Ancora cruise is dressed to the nines in a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary designs and inspired by the gentle charm of lotus flower, Vietnam’s national flower. The 5-star boat is brand-new and everything looks exactly in the pictures. It features a diverse array of new shipbuilding technologies, amenities, and wellness services.


Service & facilities

The cruise pleases the customers with its modernity, butler service, and access to a number of convenient facilities. Generously placed across the 5 spacious decks are 22 cabins with separate bathrooms, a bar, a balcony and lounge, a sundeck, a reading area, and a spa.

  • Shuttle service
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bridal suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Cabin quality

Cabins are clean, roomy with nice bedding, a separate bathroom with a standing shower. Each unit also has a beautiful private balcony with lounge chairs and a Jacuzzi. The bay views from large windows are just spectacular.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Executive Double or Twin Room with Balcony2 adults, 1 Children20 sqm
Standard Triple Room with Sea View3 adults, 1 Children25 sqm
Junior Suite2 adults, 1 Children26 sqm
Presidential Suite2 adults, 1 Children32 sqm
Triple Room with Sea View3 adults, 1 Children25 sqm

Food & drink

Ancora cruise restaurant serves the finest meals consisting of Vietnamese dishes prepared with classic French techniques. Beverages in the bar are excluded yet wonderful. Guests can take advantage of Happy Hour from 17:00 – 18:30 to buy 1 drink and get 1 free.


Value for money

Deluxe double or twin room with balcony costs from US$339 and a deluxe triple room with cabin costs from US$508. 3 board-meals are included.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for disabled guests.


- The cruise provides lots of entertainment and family services such as family room, strollers, baby safety gates, board games, and babysitting/ child services.

- Children under 4 years old are free of charge and can use a crib when requested.

Last updated: November 17, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

1.Are spa services available on the cruise?

Yes, Ancora cruise offers a wide selection of wellness services and facilities namely spa lounge, steam room, spa facilities, beauty services, hot tub/ Jacuzzi, massage, and sauna.

2.What does room rate include?

The room rate includes a welcome drink, 3 board-meals, entrance and sightseeing fees, kayak, and insurance.

3.Is the food menu in Vietnamese or Western style?

The cruise restaurant serves Vietnamese and Asian cuisines.

4.What kind of breakfast will be served?

Ancora cruise offers a buffet or a la carte breakfast.

5.Is the bamboo rowing boat free?

No, it isn’t. The bamboo rowing boat costs 50.000 VND/pax and available upon request. Otherwise, you can choose to do kayaking free of charge.