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Paloma Cruise 2days/1night

Paloma Cruise

Style:
Deluxe cruises
Cruise code:
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Spread over 4 decks, Paloma cruise has 16 en-suite fully equipped luxury cabins, a bar with soft seating and plasma TV, gourmet restaurant, outside dining area, sundeck and luxury spa. Enjoy many exciting activities like cooking class, kayaking, practice Tai Chi lessons and the glorious splendor of Halong Bay. Be inspired by her exquisite luxury, intimate setting and unrivalled home from home service. And your memorable vacation will not be completed without a professional, loyal and dedicated team of the cruise. The Paloma is your home while you are in Ha Long Bay.
Check-Out: 10:00 a.m

Check-In (Earliest): 12:00 a.m

Non-smoking Cabin/Deck: Yes

Passenger Cabins: 44 pax/ 20 cabins

Decks: 01 sun-decks (80m)

Cabin Types: 4 Types:

Superior cabin: 08 cabins
Bed: 03 double & 05 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Size: 13.5 sqm
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults + 01 Child below the age of 12
 
Deluxe cabin: 08 cabins
Bed: 05 double & 03 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Size: 15 sqm
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults + 01 Child below the age of 12
 
Family Suite: 2 cabins
Bed: Triple cabin
Size: 27 sqm
Maximum number of persons allowed: 03 adults + 01 Child below the age of 12
Additional amenities & services: Private terrace with front view, Flower & fruit basket, Bottle of wine

Paloma Suite cabin: 02 cabins
Bed: Double cabin
Size: 23 sqm
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults
Additional amenities & services: Fruit basket, Bottle of wine

Cabin Amenities (All Cabin Types): Hair-dryer
Individual controller air-conditioning
Shower cabin
Toilet
Bathroom amenities
Umbrella / Raincoat at reception
2 bottle of mineral water
Mini bar
Slippers
Life vests
Fire extinguishers

Restaurant: Yes

Bar: Yes

Services and Facilities:
•       60 life jackets total, including 44 inside cabins
•       22 hammers
•       21 fire extinguishers 1kg in cabin for passengers' usage
•       16 fire extinguishers 3.5 kgs on the staircase
•       02 fire extinguisher 34 kgs in the reception area and the restaurant
•       01 alarm for fire in all parts of boat (in case of smoke)
•       01 alarm for water level in basement
 
Launch: Dec 2009

Cruise Highlights & Activities:

During your stay on the Paloma, you won’t be short of things to do. Our expert guide will lead kayaking tours of the bay, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters or pamper yourself in our luxury spa. Join our staff in some late night cuttle fishing and we run cooking demonstrations for those interested in learning the art of Vietnamese cooking. Take part in early morning Tai Chi on the sundeck which is the perfect way to welcome the new day.
 
Activities of cruise
    * Kayaks (upon request or part of cruise package)
    * Bamboo rowing boats
    * Swimming
    * Cooking demonstrations (upon request)
    * Early morning Tai Chi
    * Join the staff to go cuttle fishing in the evening
Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Vung Vieng Village (Meals: L,D)
7.45-8.00: Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.
12.30: Arrive at Paloma office, Ha Long City. You’re transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – Enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabin and begin your cruise.
13.30: Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour).
15:00: Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or kayak in to the village then return to Paloma Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
18:00: Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party)
18:30: Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat
19.15: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
21.00: Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat. Happy Hour! Buy two drinks - get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)
Overnight on Paloma Cruise
 
Day 2: Amazing Cave - Hanoi (Meals: B,L)
06.15: Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00: Have breakfast
08.00: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot Cave).
08:15: Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave and then walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10.00: Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from your cabin, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabin (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10:30: Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room, we will settle bills after lunch. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room, enjoying the rest of Halong bay before getting back to harbor.
11.45: Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor. Transfer by tender to the pier. Get on van or car back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi approximate 4:30 PM.

Package Prices ($) (From 01/01 To 30/04)

Tour packageDouble CabinSingle Cabin 
Superior $242$176Book a pack
Deluxe$264$193Book a pack
Paloma Suite (with balcony)$308$242Book a pack
Family Suite (with balcony)$341$341Book a pack

Package Prices (Summer Promotion) ($) (From 01/05 To 30/09)

Tour packageDouble CabinSingle Cabin 
Superior $242$176Book a pack
Deluxe$264$193Book a pack
Paloma Suite (with balcony)$308$242Book a pack
Family Suite (with balcony)$341$341Book a pack

Package Prices ($) (From 01/10 To 31/12)

Tour packageDouble CabinSingle Cabin 
Superior $242$176Book a pack
Deluxe$264$193Book a pack
Paloma Suite (with balcony)$308$242Book a pack
Family Suite (with balcony)$341$341Book a pack

What's included

  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Air-conditioned en suite cabin
  • 2 bottles of mineral water in cabin
  • All meal on board (2 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 breakfast)
  • Cooking demonstration
  • 1 Sunset party
  • Kayaking
  • Welcome drink, cold handkerchief

What's excluded

  • Airfares, transfers to and from Halong Bay 
  • Visa arrangements.
  • Beauty spa services.
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusion list.
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