Cruise overview

Beo Wharf, Cat Ba, Vietnam View on map
8.7/10
Editor Rating

“ Love Planet Cruise boasts a traditional junk with amazingly low fares and exotic itineraries. Carrying a rustic ambiance, the cruise is known for catering to a more sophisticated crowd. Passengers can expect basic accommodations, free-flow drinks, and spectacular sightseeing journeys through Cat Ba Island when cruising with Love Planet Cruise.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

+ The cruise is well-organized and runs smoothly.
+ Guests are treated to a generous breakfast and a variety of choices for high-quality dishes.
+ The price is competitive compared to other tour operators.

Cons

- Cabins are relatively small, not enough space for all guests.
- There is no capacity for cribs.

Bottom Line

Love Planet Cruise provides good value for money and differentiates itself with a more destination-focused itinerary.

About

Type: Wooden
No Of Cabins: 4
Pick Up Time: 8:30 Am
Drop Off Time: 16:00 Pm
Operating Area: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island
Available Tours: 1d, 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Dark & Bright Cave, Ba Trai Dao Beach, Lake 3 Tunnel, Viet Hai Village

8.9/10

Itinerary & activities

Love Planet Cruise usually deploys on less popular routes but it does not mean less excited. Tourists can choose to take a rowing bamboo boat or kayak to explore Dark & Bright cave. The ship also brings its passengers to Lake 3 Tunnel, a perfect kayaking area with fewer tourists. For those who are interested in local culture and daily tasks, there is a mountain biking and hiking trip to Viet Hai ancient village where they can get acquaintance with the local inhabitants and do farming.

  • Cooking class
  • Happy hour
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Snorkelling
  • Cycling
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing

8.7/10

Cruise quality

The small-sized wooden ship is designed with tradition in mind. It is clean, quite new, and well-appointed with wooden details and decent amenities onboard. With only 4 cabins and a capacity of 16 people, this private boat is particularly suitable for families and small groups.

8.5/10

Service & facilities

Embark on Love Planet cruise and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere with several popular services and amenities. It has a lovely restaurant & bar where you can be served with gourmet meals, a seating area for reading, watching TV, and socializing with other guests, a sundeck for sunbathing and celebrating special events & parties.

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Safety deposit box
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
8.5/10

Cabin quality

A total of 4 cabins are categorized into premium ocean view and deluxe ocean view cabins. Guests will love the elegant setting and facilities inside the rooms. Each unit is restocked with 2 bottles of mineral water per day and includes a lot of modern comforts such as a shower cabin, a minibar, and safety equipment.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Twin Room with Sea View2 adults, 0 Children25 sqm
Mobile Home1 adults, 0 Children80 sqm
8.4/10

Food & Drink

The dining room on the 2nd floor is where passengers can enjoy a delectable buffet breakfast and plenty of Vietnamese traditional cuisines. Non-meat eaters are also catered very well with abundant vegetarian food.

Meanwhile, the cruise bar serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to its guests.

9.0/10

Value for money

Superior double room costs from US$187 and twin room with sea view costs from US$214.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for disabled guests.

Family-friendly?

Love Planet cruise provides babysitting and child services.

Children under 4 years old are free of charge if sharing the cabin with 2 adults. Children aged from 4 to 11 years old are charged 75% of the adult’s rate.

Last updated: January 8, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

1.What is the cruise disembark time and drop off time in Hanoi?

Passengers will disembark the cruise at 12:00 PM and transfer back to Hanoi at around 16:00 PM.

2.What kinds of events can be held onboard?

Love Planet cruise can celebrate some onboard events on request including wedding ceremony, wedding anniversary, honeymoon, and birthday party.

3.Does the cruise cater to vegetarians?

Yes, it does. Vegetarians must inform the cruise at least 1 week before departure.

4.How can I contact the cruise?

You can call +84 93 954 6688 (Mr. Thuc) or send an email to info@loveplanetcruise.com.

5.Where is the cruise head office?

The cruise head office is located at 37 Le Van Huu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.