Departure: Daily from Hanoi
from $200/person
* Free Vietnam visa service
The “Valentine”, launched in late 2007, is perfect for those seeking a more exclusive and intimate experience. Valentine is a full service vessel offering all the facilities and amenities of our larger boats, but with only five cabins; four Deluxe cabins at 19 square meters each and one Suite cabin at 30 square meters. All of the on Valentine bathrooms feature bathtub/Jacuzzis as well as showers.

Number of Cabins: only 5 cabins and Valentine Premium has 2 cabins.
Dining Room Bar & Sundeck
Valentine offers best suite for VIP or private charming space for single passengers...

Cruise category: Valentine Cruises
Address: Unit 507, International Centre, 17 Ngo Quyen St., 200000 Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: +84 982 661 133

Price range: $400 - $795

User rate:

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  • Launch Year
    2007
  • No. of Decks
    5 decks
  • Cruise Length
    27m
  • Cruise category
    Valentine Cruises
  • Number of Cabins
    5 Cabins
  • Cruise Width
    7.2m
  • Cruise Capacity
    10 Persons
  • Cruise Height
    17m

CRUISE RATE

RATE: Cruise Rate is quoted in US Dollar per CABIN

VALENTINE: 5 Cabins
2 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020 & 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe 467 371 400 365
Suite 502 416 460 405
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 35/pp 65/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 75/pp
2 DAYS PROGRAM Includes:Excludes:
• Welcome Drink
• Cruise Itinerary and Program
• Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
• In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
• Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
• Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
• Vietnamese and International Breakfast
• Conference Equipment (Charter only)
• Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
• Transfer round trip (on request)
• Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
• Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
• All other services not clearly mentioned above
3 DAYS PROGRAM1 October 2019 - 31 December 20191 January 2020 - 30 Apr 2020 & 1 October 2020 - 31 December 2020
CRUISE RATE Double Cabin Single Cabin Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe 734 625 735 670
Suite 770 636 795 720
TRANSFERShuttle BusPrivate Car
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Hanoi 35/pp 75/pp
Hanoi-Halong Bay-Airport N/A 85/pp
3 DAYS PROGRAM Includes:Excludes:
• Welcome Drink
• Cruise Itinerary and Program
• Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
• In-house English-speaking Tour Guide
• Luxurious Cabins and Suites with A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
• Deluxe Vietnamese and International Lunch and Dinner
• Vietnamese and International Breakfast
• Conference Equipment (Charter only)
• Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
• Transfer round trip (on request)
• Massage Services (please see massage menu in cabin)
• Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
• All other services not clearly mentioned above

2 DAYS PROGRAM

Day 1: Hanoi - Drive to Halong Bay.
Leave Hanoi at 7:45 AM and arrive in Halong Bay around 12:00PM by private car or van (transportation service on your request).
12.30: Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Port – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.15 –14.00 Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch. Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.00 –16.30 We cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet area including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger islet.
16.30 Arrive at the Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers. For those who wish to go by kayak the kayaking option is .00 per person (unless pre-booked).
Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks and kayak to and through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.
18.00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, to anchor for overnight.
18.00 –18.30 We organize the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
18.00 -19.00 First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
19.30 Dinner is served to the guests.
20.45 Evening activities include: Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
23.00 End of Program for Day One.

Day 2: Halong Bay Cruise - Drive to Hanoi.
06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45 – 9.00 Guests are transferred by  tender  to  the Titov  Island. About  one  hour  is  spent  on  the  island
allowing  time  for  a  climb  up  the  steps  to  the  peak  for  a  breathtaking  360  degree view  of  the  Bay  (there  is  also  an  expansive  viewing  deck  half  way  up).  After  the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.
09.00  Upon return to the boat you will have 30  minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).  
09.30 Enjoy a full breakfast in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the
sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive  at  Tuan  Chau  port.,  relax  inside  the  pier  building  while waiting  for  return transportation.
Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).
Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

3 DAYS PROGRAM

Day 1: Hanoi – Drive to Halong Bay
Leave Hanoi at 7:45 AM and arrive in Halong Bay around 12:00PM by private car or van (transportation service on your request).
12.30: Boarding our boat at Tuan Chau Port – enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13.15 –14.00 Passengers enjoy the deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu Lunch.
Massage service available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise. Please book in advance with your Cruise Manager.
14.00 –16.30 Cruise through Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet area including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger islet.
16.30 Arrive at the Cua Van Floating Fishing Village. This is one of the largest fishing villages on the Bay. Guests can choose between kayaking through the village or visiting on small bamboo boats (sampans) rowed by the villagers.
Kayakers will depart from the boat in two-seater, self-rowed kayaks and kayak to and through the village and back to the boat. A kayaking tour guide will lead the way.
18.00 Depart and sail for about 30 minutes to Luon Bo area, to anchor for overnight.
18.00 –18.30 Attend the Fruit and Vegetable carving lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
18.00 -19.00 First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
19.30 Dinner is served to the guests.
20.45 Evening activities: Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
23.00 End of Program for Day One.

Day 2: Halong Bay – Pearl Farm village.
06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45 Enjoy Breakfast served in the dining room.
08.30 – 16.00 Guests are transferred to the Valentine Day Boat, a spacious and comfortable
wooden junk with lounge, dining room and a sundeck with lounging furniture. This is  daytime  activities  including  cruising  to  less  trafficked areas  of  the  Bay,  visiting Surprise  Cave and  kayaking  around Luon Cave and Trong cave area  (the  itinerary  could  be  revised flexibly  base  on  the  weather  condition). Lunch  is  served  on  board  mid-day.  
After lunch, the crew will take you to visit the Pearl  Farm in the afternoon. At 4:00  pm, passengers return to Indochina Sails main boat for free time.
16.00 Return by tender to the Valentine boat. Rejoin the cruise and relax onboard as we sail to the overnight anchorage.
18.00 –19.00 First of two Happy Hours! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
19.30 Dinner is served to the guests.
20.45 Evening  activities: Board  games  like  cards or  Parcheesi  are available,  as  well  as  massage  service  (massage  service  is  available  throughout  the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
21.00 – 22.00 Second Happy Hour! Buy one drink-get one free (wine by the bottle Excludes).
23.00 End of Program for Day Two.

Day 3: Halong Bay – Titov Island – Drive to Hanoi.
06.45 Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
07.00 Enjoy Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck (duration about 30 minutes).
07.45 – 9.00 Transfer  by  tender  to  the Titov  Island. About  one  hour  is  spent  on  the  island
allowing  time  for  a  climb  up  the  steps  to  the  peak  for  a  breathtaking  360  degree view  of  the  Bay  (there  is  also  an  expansive  viewing  deck  half  way  up).  
After  the climb there is time left to relax on the beach and have a swim.
09.00  Upon returning to the boat you will have 30  minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).  
09.30 Enjoy Breakfast in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the
sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
1.00 Arrive  at  Tuan  Chau  port.,  relax  inside  the  pier  building  while waiting  for  return transportation.
Car is awaiting for you there and transfers you back to Hanoi (transportation service on your request).
Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

CABINS

Valentine Cruise owns the most modern and luxury bedrooms among the cruise service providers in Ha Long Bay. All the rooms are furnished in a traditional way, getting the best out of natural materials like wood, bamboo… If “Trac” wood – a rare, valuable and solid kind of wood is used to make the cover of the ship, all the inners are made by “Huong wood – a perfumed wood”, which gives not o­nly the impressive colour but also a special perfume that represents the high class and the unique character of Valentine Cruise. Valentine Cruise also takes full advantage of granite stones from Thanh Hoa which are warm in the winter and fresh in summer, and every modern comforts imported from Japan (massage shower, big bathtub… ) to be a 4 star floating hotel o­n the bay.

All rooms in Valentine Cruise are especially designed with big windows o­n the sea so that their guests can view the whole admirable scene of Ha Long Bay from their bedrooms.

Valentine Suite

Our unique spacious Valentine Suite (30m2) is on second floor. Valentine Suite includes a queen-size bed and all the amenities of a Deluxe cabin plus big bathroom with massage showers, massage bathtub.

Valentine Deluxe

Our 04 Valentine Deluxe (19m2) are located on first floor. Each Valentine Deluxe includes a queen-size bed and all the amenities of a Deluxe cabin plus big bathroom with massage showers, massage bathtub...

SERVICES

Dining

A pleasant ambiance, attentive staff and great views make our restaurant the perfect place to sample the exotic delights of Vietnamese cuisine. Guests can look forward to lavish international breakfast buffets, casual, sit-down lunches of Vietnamese dishes, and formal dinners with delectable fusion cuisine. All dishes are prepared to please both the eye and the palate. Special BBQ dinners are served o­n the Sundeck o­n weekends, or upon a group’s request.

The Sun Deck
With its comfortable lounge chairs, fresh breeze and dazzling views, the Sundeck invites guests to lie back and relax. Featuring an impressive range of cocktails and an easy, relaxed ambiance, the Sunset Bar is a delightful place to socialize and watch the sun sink behind the bay’s myriad islands.

The Valentine Bar and Lounge
Located in the Restaurant, this cozy bar features silk chairs, embroidered décor. A wide variety of wines and cocktails is available.

Sunrise Tai Chi classes
Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi class, held-weather permitting-on the open-air Sundeck.

Kayaking
Explore the bay’s uninhabited islands and sea caverns in our imported Canadian Seaward kayaks.

CRUISE POLICY

Deposit & Payment:
- A deposit of 30% of the tour price per person by credit card or bank transfer plus bank charges is required upon confirmation of your booking (if this amount is less than US$ 500, the full payment will be applied).
- The balance will be paid 15 days prior to the check in date, or you can pay us upon arrival in cash or credit card when we meet in Hanoi.
- Deposit or full payment could be settled via our secured online payment system (SSL).

Cancellation & Refund:
• Cancellation will be charged as follow:
- From 1-3 cabins:
+ 7 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ Less then 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 4-6 cabins:
+ More than 21 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 20 to 7 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 7 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
- From 7-10 cabins:
+ More than 45 days prior to the arrival: No charge.
+ From 45 to 31 days prior to the arrival: 25% of the total rate charged.
+ From 30 to 21 days prior to the arrival: 50% of the total rate charged.
+ From 20 to 10 days prior to the arrival: 75% of the total rate charged.
+ Less than 10 days prior to the arrival: 100% of the total rate charged.
+ No-Show: Will be charged in full.
• Cancellation must be sent to and confirmed by Vietnam Travel's cruise specialist in writing (by email or fax).

Child Policy (to be confirmed upon reservation and subject to availability):
- Only 01 child under 13 years old is allowed to share cabin with parents, details as below:
+ FOC for 01 child under 5 years old, or
+ Surcharge US$ 105 for 01 child from 5-12 years old (sharing bed with parents).
- In case of Extra bed/ Mattress is required, the following surcharge will be applied accordingly/ US$ 25 for 2D/1N program & US$ 35 for 3D/2N Program.
- FOC baby cot for infant.

Other Policies:
- Check-in time starts at 11:30 AM. Check-out by 10:30 AM.
- Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
- Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.
- A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification/ passport are required upon check-in.
- Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
- Promotion or Early Bird comes with tight booking conditions and they will be notified separately by Vietnam Travel.

Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice. Wi-Fi is available in the restaurant/bar area, but internet connectivity is limited due to the geography of Halong. Thank you for your understanding.
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