What are the factors that make you consider a country an ideal destination for your honeymoon? Pristine landscape, distinctive culture, or a place where you and your spouse can enjoy exciting activities? Which country will offer that magic combination of these factors that will guarantee an amazing holiday? The answer is Vietnam.
The gorgeous natural landscapes, interesting history, rich culture and world-class cuisine, all together make Vietnam the perfect place for many couples. Each city has its own charms, but these are the best destinations for a romantic holiday in Vietnam!
Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Since the rise of tourism in Vietnam, it always tops the list of the most attractive sites to visit. This spectacular bay containing almost 2,000 limestone islands and outcrops of various sizes. Anyone who has seen Halong Bay would definitely say it a work of art from Mother Nature.
The best way to experience this unique natural wonder is by meandering among the islands and inlets on a boat. For honeymooners, watching the breathtaking sight of sunrise/sunset over the bay while having dinner on the boat is the most romantic feeling ever.
If you are looking for some actions to do as a couple, how about taking a seaplane to view this fairy-like bay from above, kayaking, or diving near the green islets? Or maybe even try them all out in Halong Bay?
Dalat is a picturesque valley in the south-central highlands of Vietnam. Its reputation as the top spot for holidays, especially honeymoons is thanks to its wonderful scenery – rolling mountains, pristine pine tree forests, and a lovely lake in the center of the city.
Most Vietnamese refer to Dalat as ‘The city of Love’, and you’ll realize why as soon as you reach this destination. Maybe it is the flowers, or it is the location a scenic plateau – the mystery Lang Biang highland, which has built the romantic reputation of this city. Or it is the foggy mornings, the blanket of clouds covering the hilltops when the sun rising over the horizon.
Da Lat enjoys cool weather all year-round, the temperature barely exceeds 25-degree Celsius even in summer. This lovely city can charm you with its ancient French-influenced villas tinged a graceful yellow and ringed with flamboyant violets, grand old cherry trees and lithe mimosa; or with its streets lined with trees and bunches of colourful flowers.
You will find stunning waterfalls that flow like shining walls of gems and dreamy lakes that have witnessed hundreds of romantic love stories. Hand in hand, you and your spouse can walk through the hassle of the night market, meet the warm locals, or get some history lessons at the old Summer Palace and also take on new adventures by climbing the near-vertical path up to the top of the Datanla Waterfall. Rising up early in the morning to go ‘cloud hunting’ on top of the hills is another experience couples would find exciting and romantic
Vietnam’s capital – Hanoi is a city of ancient pagodas, historical landmarks, lovely narrow streets, famous cuisine and of the most warm-hearted people. It is the perfect city to gear up for a wonderful holiday in Vietnam, and newly-wedded couples will sure fall for this city.
For those who have never been to Hanoi before, the city is a great place to explore on foot. Walking through the streets of Hanoi, you will find a variety of options for entertainment, from modern and traditional theatres, cinemas, dance clubs to an abundance of shopping stores for both locals and visitors. The Old Quarter is a very special corner of the city, where you can come across buzzing small streets, the tastiest Hanoi street food, and a nice warm cup of the famous egg coffee. Impressive landmarks such as Hanoi Opera House and Hoa Lo Prison are located in the French Quarter, and there are also luxury restaurants, where you and your partner can have a great time enjoying luxurious meals.
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The UNESCO Heritage town still preserves its pristine ancient beauty after nearly 300 years as an important trading port in the central of Vietnam. The yellow-walled houses are the significant sight of Hoi An, lining along Thu Bon riverside. You and your spouse can explore this alluring town on foot and it won’t take longer than 3-4 hours at most. You will see Japanese merchant houses, Chinese temples and ancient tea warehouses standing next to each other, which demonstrate the unique mix of cultures in the town.
As you and your spouse are here, Hoi An’s nightlife is a not-to-be-missed. The busy and lively atmosphere at the night market and its mouth-watering dishes and the mesmerizing paths lightened up by hundreds of colourful lanterns. Touring the countryside on a bike or getting a couple of the ‘Hoi An Memory Show’ tickets are other activities for both of you to enjoy!
Phu Quoc is touted as one of Vietnam’s most beautiful islands. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, it chamrs visitors with its white sand, pristine beaches, and quiet fishing villages. The striking nature of Phu Quoc also gives it an endearing nickname – the Pearl of Vietnam.
Phu Quoc island is a true jewel which is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the most splendor ocean view in Vietnam, and maybe in the whole of Southeast Asia. There is a long to-do list on this charming island for honeymooners, from catching a romantic sunset at a beach club, exploring Phu Quoc and the remoted islands nearby (which also offer incredible landscapes), to enjoying a variety of water-sports – surfing, snorkeling, or scuba diving. And it’s no secret that the marine life of the island is not less fantastic than what you’ve seen on-shore!
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