Cruise overview

Got Wharf, Cat Hai, Cat Ba, Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam View on map
9.2/10
Editor Rating

“ Calypso gains a reputation for a fleet of new ships that cruise to Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. Onboard, travelers will find plenty of family-oriented amenities, spacious staterooms, and a vast selection of dining options. Meanwhile, journeys to the destinations are full of excitement and valuable experiences.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

+ Calypso cruise is brand-new and more affordable compared to other lines.
+ Activities and onboard programs are exciting.
+ The crew is friendly and efficient. They also have good English communication skills.

Cons

- The cruise should provide more shade on the sundeck.
- The food quality could be better although it comes in decent quantity.

Bottom Line

The fleet earns acclaim for its inclusive packages and destination-focused itineraries.

About

Type: Wooden
Launched: 2018
No Of Cabins: 20
Pick Up Time: 9:00 – 9:30 Am
Drop Off Time: 14:30 – 15:00 Pm
Operating Area: Lan Ha Bay
Available Tours: 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Dark & Bright Cave, Viet Hai Village, Van Boi Area, Ba Trai Dao Beach, Hospital Cave

9.5/10

Itinerary & activities

Tourists can taste the local fare when cruising with Calypso cruises. The highlight of the cruise itinerary is the visit to Dark & Bright cave by kayaking or rowing a bamboo boat. Following this, there is a short biking trip around Viet Hai village, a kayaking trip to Van Boi area, and Ba Trai Dao beach. The final destination is Army Hospital cave, an important site during the war.

  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Cycling
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing

9.0/10

Cruise quality

Calypso cruise is modern, tastefully-designed, and unique with three white masts on the upper deck. This ship boasts 4-star standards and brings an upscale cruise experience to guests.

9.2/10

Service & facilities

The property provides a shared lounge, a restaurant, and a sun terrace to passengers. A wide range of services including 24-hour front desk, shuttle service, and complimentary WIFI also make the stay on board more convenient and comfortable.

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Packed lunches
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Room service
9.5/10

Cabin quality

There are a total of 20 cabins on the ship which are designed in Indochina style, creating a warm and luxurious atmosphere. Each unit is fully-furnished with high-quality amenities, and a well-sized window. In addition, the bathroom has all the necessary facilities and great water pressure.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Deluxe Family Room4 adults, 0 Children50 sqm
Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony2 adults, 0 Children25 sqm
8.9/10

Food & Drink

Calypso restaurant appeals foodies with fresh seafood and an abundance of traditional specialties. Guests can also savor a delicious buffet breakfast. Moreover, drinking water is served at every meal.

9.0/10

Value for money

Deluxe double or twin room costs from US$302, deluxe double or twin room with balcony costs from US$335, and deluxe family room is priced from US$605.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for disabled guests.

Family-friendly?

Family rooms are available. Children aged under 5 years old are free of charge while children aged from 6-11 years old are charged 75% and children above 11 are considered adults at this property.

Last updated: February 5, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

1.Can 80-year-old guests embark on the ship?

No, for safety reasons, passengers who are older than 80 years old should not get on the cruise.

2.Does the cruise offer a vegetarian menu?

Yes, however, vegetarians must inform the cruise before departure.

3.How can I contact the cruise?

Passengers can send an email to sales@calypsocruises.vn or call +84-243 926 4009 (24/7).

4.How many people can the family cabin accommodate?

The family deluxe cabin is actually a connecting room with a max occupancy of 4 adults.

5.Which cabins have a balcony?

The balcony is only available at the deluxe balcony cabin.