Girl in bow of boat with islands in the background in Vietnam

Vietnam

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Vietnam is becoming a hot new holiday destination for good reason.  The climate is gorgeous, the beaches superb, and there are now a handful of excellent spa resorts.

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Useful information

flight times

From London: 12 hours

currency

Dong

time difference

GMT +8 hours

visa requirements

A visa is required and one month validity on your passport post the visa expiry date.

Weather

Vietnam has a very diverse climate and covers more than one climate zone. Northern areas, above 18th Parallel have distinct winters and summers. Winters last from November to April and are cool and wet. Summer months have high humidity and occasional typhoons. Central Vietnam has a long dry season from late January to October, with periods of fog and fine drizzle. The South has the wet and the dry: the wet season lasts from May to November and experiences heavy but short lived downpours most afternoons. The dry season runs from December to April when temperatures average 30°c.

When to travel

Destinations

Con Dao

Con Dao

Located off the south-east coast of mainland Vietnam, the Con Dao archipelago of islands was initially settled by the British East India Company in 1702. One...

Temple in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is Vietnam's high-octane city of commerce and culture that has driven the whole country forward with its...

Hoi An Vietnam

Hoi An

Hoi An is a town oozing charm and history, having largely escaped the destruction of successive wars.  There’s plenty to do in Hoi An. Emphatically...

Nha Trang Vietnam

Nha Trang

Nha Trang is the coastal capital of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam.  Its legendary pristine beauty is known throughout Southeast Asia. A place of soft white sand,...

Where to stay

ocean font 4 bedroom villa at six senses con dao hotel vietnam

True to Six Senses philosophy of selecting remote (but accessible) destinations in areas of outstanding natural beauty, Con Dao is an untouched and breathtakingly beautiful...

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Pool at Park Hyatt Vietnam

The Park Hyatt in Ho Chi Minh City is our recommended hotel to rest your head after a long haul flight, so you are ready...

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pool and pool bar at alma oasis vietnam

Historically the site for the private residence of Bao Dai, Vietnam's last emperor, Alma Oasis Long Hai is all about discovering yourself in a charming...

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Beach at The Nam Hai Vietnam

The Nam Hai succeeds in creating a totally new level of resort sophistication in Vietnam. Located just a 15 minute drive from the fabulous city...

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view from the spa at fusion maia resort vietnam

An all-inclusive spa specialist retreat located only 20 minutes from the ancient town of Hoi An (a UNESCO World Heritage site) is located on one...

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anantara hoi an hotel vietnam from the river

Brilliantly located right on the doorstep of the ancient and colourful UNESCO town of Hoi An, Anantara is a delightfully chic, peaceful hideaway on the...

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resort view from jetty at six senses ninh van bay

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay sits on a dramatic and beautiful coastal bay overlooking the East Vietnam Sea, with its impressive rock formations, white sand...

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Mia Resort Nha Trang Vietnam

A well priced, relaxing resort on its own private sandy beach, where you can switch off in serious style....

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Aerial view of Central Pavilion and Cliff Pool on the hilltop at amanoi luxury resort vietnam

Aman resorts makes its debut in Vietnam with a contemporary beachside resort alongside a full-service Aman Spa. Named for the Sanskrit-derived word for 'peace' and...

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Pool at Fusion Resort Cam Ranh Vietnam

Gorgeous boutique resort with luxurious suites and pool villas set on a beautiful white sand beach with a fabulous spa and wonderful service....

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Experiences in vietnam

aerial view with the rock retreat at six senses ninh van bay

With such fabulous weather and warm seas, there's lots of watersports enjoy at our featured resorts in Nha Trang. At the Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, with...

Seaview at sunsetat Fusion Resort Cam Ranh Vietnam

All of our featured resorts in this gorgeous part of Vietnam have superb spas... But there's only one where all your spa treatments and therapies are...

spa treatment room at alma oasis vietnam

For your stop-over in Ho Chi Minh City, we recommend staying at the Park Hyatt for its luxurious accommodation and excellent little spa. Park Hyatt Saigon features...

ocean font 4 bedroom villa at six senses con dao hotel vietnam

As with all Six Senses resorts, you can expect a most relaxing and pampering time in the Con Dao spa. At Six Senses Con Dao, you absolutely...

walkway to swimming pool and beach beyond at fusion maia resort vietnam

If you would like to continue your yoga practice whilst in Hoi An, or to discover its benefits for the first time, both of our...

diving at Cocoa Island by COMO Resort Maldives

Well protected from the wind, the Nha Trang Bay area is usually calm with visibility of between 15-30m from March to October.  Most of the...

diving at six senses con dao hotel vietnam

With depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters, Con Dao offers certified divers and non-divers a chance to see one of the best kept secrets...

View of Central Pavilion from the terrace at amanoi luxury resort vietnam

The only hotel in the region that offers pilates is the superb Amanoi, overlooking spectacular Vinh Hy Bay. Amanoi has a dedicated pilates reformer studio . ...

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