Sweet surprise for Valentine’s Day in Vietnam

It’s around this time of the year again, Valentine’s Day, when lovers are planning to spend a romantic time together. For travel lovers, if you happen to be in Vietnam in February, there will be plenty of choices to enjoy your special day together in this beautiful tropical country.

1.  Romantic date in the sunset of Halong Bay

A luxury cruise has never been a bad idea for a sweet treat on Valentine’s Day. Imagining a dinner in the sunset of the sea, with your table set up on the cruise’s sundeck, that would be a perfect picture one could ever think of when it comes to romance.

Romantic dinner for couple for 2 in Bhaya CruisesHalong Bay is world-famous for its unique and ethereal beauty of more than 1600 limestone and karsts, peaceful sea water and various activities across the bay. Originally the most attractive destination in Vietnam, Halong Bay has recently gained more attention for its friendly and sustainable image. When coming to this World Heritage Site, cruising in one of those luxury cruises overnight has been a favorite, if not a must for travelers around the world. In fact, there’s no better way to discover the destination than a cruise.

Flower-for-couples-bhaya-cruises-deluxe-roomLuckily, Valentine’s Day falls in Vietnam’s spring with the loveliest weather of the year, when the verdurous greenery and warm temperature is a splendid gift of nature. Halong Bay has been the most romantic choice for couples. To add more sweet to the experience, Bhaya Classic Cruises is offering some romantic treatment if you book and travel from now to February 28th: relaxing with the cruise’s 1 hour of body massage for free, then enjoying 1 complimentary bottle of wine while dining in a special candle light dinner in your Royal Suite cabin. Book now!

2.  Bathing the spring sunrise on a beach date

Beach date in Nha TrangEnjoying a romantic date in the daylight would be an exciting experience on your Valentine’s Day. Gifted with the coast line of 3200km, Vietnam owns some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, which is full of warm sunlight all-year-round. To name a few: Nha Trang, Phu Quoc and Mui Ne are definitely in the top list when you think of a beach date on Valentine’s Day.

The infamous world of white sand and emerald water has named Nha Trang in the top 10 beaches in the world. The first thing one should do when arriving in Nha Trang is heading straight to the beach. This beautiful beach can accompany you all day long by its different charms during the day. Sunbathing or just enjoying a walk together, feel your feet dipping the soft white sand and the breath of love through ocean wind. Water-based activities are also a different appeal of Nha Trang that you have to try to really experience the destination fully.

If you wish to spend you special day in the North, Halong Bay can still be an incredible choice. With some reticent hidden beaches surrounded by limestone off the shore, a date beach in Halong Bay gives you a peaceful and quiet time together.

3.  Dating in the city of love

Located in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong City, Da Lat has always been famous for its charming, romantic landscapes and bizarre architecture, which deserves the title “The city of Love”. Therefore, this small city is always first choice for couples on Valentine’s Day.

Da Lat flower park valentineWhat makes Da Lat a naturally romantic city itself? The fact that Da Lat is the biggest flower meadow in Vietnam makes it a flower heaven in every corners of the city. Ladies love flowers, no matter how they always grumble about how much you paid for them. Just take them to the flower world and your lady would consider you as the most romantic guy in the world.

This tiny city is full of places with interesting names, enough to prove its romantic title. Love Valley, Dreamlike Hill, Lake of Signs are favorite attractions by young couples on their dates.

Bhaya Cruises to set sail to ITB Berlin 2015

Bhaya Cruises plans to set sail to ITB Berlin 2015, the world’s leading travel trade show, to promote Vietnamese culture, tourism and excellent cruise service in Halong Bay to travelers around the world.

ITB Berlin Trade Show 2015 Bhaya CruisesSetting date from 4th – 8th March 2015, ITB Berlin trade show provides the opportunity for decision-makers, experts, buyers and young professionals from every area of the touristic value-added chain to meet and get information about the world’s latest trend and expand their business. Every year, more than 50,000 travelers around the world also participate in the event to get the taste of culture diversity in just a few hours.

Participating in ITB Berlin 2015, Bhaya Cruises presents one of the most famous tourist attractions in Vietnam – the UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Halong Bay, which is known for its 1,600 limestone karsts and islets rising out of the waters of the bay and the numerous caves and grottos spread throughout the area. This event will also allow us to share our knowledge and expertise in the hospitality business with individuals and professionals worldwide, aiming to improve Bhaya Cruises´ and others’ quality standards.

The Au Co Cruises in Halong BayBhaya Cruises, the leading cruise operator in the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site – Halong Bay, Vietnam, has established new standards for luxury cruising in the country when its first vessel came into service in summer 2007. The vessels of its fleet have achieved tremendous success by adding luxury and charm to the mystery of Halong Bay for up-scale travelers worldwide. In March 2012, Bhaya Cruises launched The Au Co, two unique, brand new vessels dedicated to the ‘Mother of Vietnamese Civilization’, which significantly become legends themselves. The Au Co is the first luxury cruise operator to offer 3-day 2-night cruises through Halong Bay and into the Gulf of Tonkin. Now with a fleet of 17 vessels, including 3 brands: Bhaya Classic, Legend Halong and The Au Co, Bhaya Cruises has successfully deliver a unique travel experience to explore not only the nature beauty but also the diverse culture of Vietnam.

Bhaya Cruises is the Silver Sponsor for YouPlanet Hanoi Launch Event

YouPlanet.com is a social media online-network enterprise designed for travelers and businesses in tourism-related industry. Their online functions serve to members and partners all over the world and now they are ready to take a part in Vietnam’s booming social network. The launch event of YouPlanet in Hanoi is going to take place at The Match Box Restaurant & Café on 31 Aug 2011.

Youplanet Vietnam and Co-organisers have decided to support an NGO organisation-Vietnam Relief Services (VRS) with projects on local scale to build & improve communities in Vietnam. Their aim is to raise funds and awareness during the Youplanet Launch.

The Launch Program will have 3 main parts: Business Lunch Network, Travelers’ Network and Chambers’ Network. Then, on the second day of 1 Sep 2011, there will be an After-Party DJ Show.

On this ocassion, Bhaya Cruises is proud to be the Silver Sponsor for the YouPlanet Hanoi Launch Ceremony. We hope to build the cooperation between both sides in the future to develop the social media online network in Vietnam tourism industry. You will find Bhaya Cruises on the official website of YouPlanet.com


Dreaming of An Unforgettable Romantic Wedding on Halong Bay

Halong Bay is one of Mother Earth’s most amazing natural wonders and one of Vietnam’s most prized treasures. Known to the Vietnamese as “The Descending Dragon”, Halong Bay remains not only a paradise for tourists worldwide longing for unique experiences, but also a wonderful venue for lovers to dream of an unforgettable romantic wedding.

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Bhaya Cruises is proud of the fact that so far we have organized several weddings on our cruises. Each one for us has been a memorable experience as we understand that wedding organization is so important for the groom and the bride and their guests.


“Halong Bay is a dream wedding destination for lovers captivated by its outstanding scenic beauty,” said Allan Tuppil, Bhaya Cruises boat manager. Imagine your wedding on a luxurious charter wooden junk with the vow taking place on the sundeck of Bhaya Cruises overlooking the limestone karsts of Halong Bay. The stunning scenery of the bay’s nature makes the romance as your love blossoms under the blue sky and on the turquoise waters.

To suite the romantic atmosphere of being a dreaming wedding venue, in some cases we arrange a setting where a small wooden junk decorated with flowers and balloons, carrying the bride to where the groom is waiting on a Bhaya cruise.

Celebrity Chef’s Explore Vietnam’s Culinary Treasures

The world renowned celebrity Chefs Martin Yan, Khai Duong and Lawrence Chu took their exploration of Vietnam’s culinary treasures aboard a Bhaya Cruises vessel to discover the local Ha Long Bay cuisine.

Embarked on an overnight cruise aboard the vessel Bhaya Classic, the three illustrious Chefs prepared some special dishes against the backdrop of Ha Long Bay’s breathtaking scenery, and much to the delight of their fellow guests.

The talented trio enjoyed the scenic Ha Long Bay seascapes and outstanding onboard services while also making an excursion by bamboo raft to a floating fishing village in search of the treasures of local Vietnamese recipes. Even master chefs must listen and learn, and indulge in a little hands-on instruction from the locals, if they wish to unlock the secrets local cuisines. The master chef’s visit proved a valuable opportunity for all participants to share and experience the diversity of their cultural and culinary traditions. “I had a terrific time and was very impressed with my Bhaya Cruise. Your knowledge of the culture, the places you introduced us to, with so many interesting activities. And people, all willing to share their passion, whether it was the tour on the Bay, or the caves, or on board, the food, the services, and you have a talented young Chef on board”, declared Chef Martin Yan.

A first Bhaya cruise for Chef Martin Yan and the second for Chef Lawrence Chu, this was also Chef Khai Duong’s second tour of Ha Long Bay with Bhaya Cruises. Part of his Culinary Exploration Tours, the presence of these world famous Chefs on the Bhaya Cruises tour is sure to showcase the charm of Vietnamese nature, people and cuisine to the world.

Chef Martin Yan is the celebrated host of the internationally acclaimed, multi-award wining television series “Yan Can Cook” and a highly respected food consultant. In 2009, his show was voted the 4th greatest cooking show of all time by slashfood.com.

Chef Khai Duong, a Vietnamese American, is a graduate in Classical French Cuisine and Patisserie from both Le Cordon Bleu Academie Culinaire De Paris and the Ecole Lenotre Francaise Gastronomique. He is the owner of San Francesco’s famed Ana Mandara Restaurant.

Chef Lawrence Chu is known worldwide for his innovative, tempting cuisine and as the charismatic owner of his own “Chef Chu’s” restaurant in Los Altos, California.

Bhaya Cruises Celebrates EARTH HOUR on 26 & 27 March 2011

Let’s join us to celebrate EARTH HOUR on 26 – 27 March 2011.

This year will mark Bhaya Cruises’ second annual participation in Earth Hour event. This event emphasizes our strong commitment of “Responsible Cruising” in contribution to environmental protection.

You will be charmed by the tranquility and marvel of Ha Long Bay in night time while enjoying our gourmet dine “Dinner in the Darkness” onboard with 5-course menu.

Earth Hour on Saturday 26 March 2011 at 8:30pm (local time)

Many other special offers and fascinating activities await you to explore.

We are very much looking toward to welcoming you onboard!

Women’s Cruise to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Bhaya Cruises celebrates International Women’s Day with a unique getaway. Bhaya Cruises will deliver the most unforgettable cruising experience at Ha Long Bay during two days on March 7 & 8, 2011.

Bhaya Cruises offers memorable escape to all Women with gourmet dining of 5 course set menu and enchanting program designed to extend the pleasure moment of that special day including surprising gifts, cooking lesson, discounted and free extra Spa service, and free cocktails.

“International Women’s Day was the perfect opportunity for us to say sincere thanks and we are very pleased to offer the best leisure. We offer more than what you have to pay for with souvenirs, flowers and other surprising treats. We wanted to acknowledge the important contribution that women made to our society.” Mr. Allan Tuppil, General Manager of Bhaya Cruises affirmed.

Should you have any inquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our consultant at email: Sales@bhayacruises.com