Tam Coc Garden
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Tam Coc Garden is a charming, boutique property in the heart of Ninh Binh province. Nestled amongst rice fields and mountains just two hours from Hanoi, it's ideal for those looking for a relaxed setting whilst still being close to the nearby attractions.
At a Glance
Just 16 rooms make up this charming resort giving it a really intimate feel
Tam Coc Garden is a charming boutique resort surrounded by glistening rice paddies and limestone peaks.
The hotel boasts a lovely swimming pool with a spectacular backdrop
There's free bike hire here so make sure you explore the local area
As the name suggests Tam Coc Garden is set amongst beautiful gardens with an abundance of flowers and vegetation
The location of Tam Coc Garden is truly picturesque, and the hotel aims to offer an authentic experience throughout, encompassing local design, service and cuisine.
The resort is made up of just sixteen rooms which gives it a lovely intimate feel. The layout is inspired by the region's quaint Tonkinese villages, with bungalows dotted throughout the pretty gardens. The rooms are a good size at 38sqm and are tastefully decorated using local and natural materials, with elegantly patterned floor tiles.
Outside there's a dainty pool with an incredible backdrop; a wonderful place to relax after a day of exploring the natural wonders of the area. The hotel also offers complimentary bicycles, meaning you can head out to explore the gorgeous countryside at your own pace.
Tam Coc Garden's restaurant has a charming rustic feel, with wooden furniture, soft lighting, and like the bedrooms, lovely patterned floor tiles. The menu covers both Western and Asian dishes, but we would recommend going local and sampling the chef's Vietnamese dishes.
Tam Coc Gardens is made up of sixteen Superior, Deluxe and Premium rooms which are all 38sqm and which can take extra beds if needed. Due to the abundance of foliage around the property, the Superior Rooms do not have much of a view, however the Deluxe and Premium Rooms enjoy wider views of the rice paddies and mountains.
Children of all ages are very welcome to come and stay at Tam Coc Garden but there are no specific facilities available for them except for babysitting.
This small yet charming hotel has just one restaurant where guests can sample some delicious local Vietnamese food. Western dishes are also available. There's also a pool bar to can enjoy a fresh evening cocktail made by the warm and hospitable staff.
There's a whole host of activities on offer for guests at Tam Coc Garden from cycling to cooking classes. Enjoy some arts and crafts, practicing calligraphy, making bamboo baskets or even kite making. For something more active try a sampan rowing class on Linh Coc Pier. Back at the hotel enjoy drinks by the pool or reading your book on the terrace before dinner.
Location & Directions
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Tam Coc Garden is located in the province of Ninh Binh close to the beautiful Bich Dong Pagoda. A few hours south of Hanoi, Tam Coc Garden can be easily accessed by car.
When to go
The best time to visit Northern Vietnam is from February to April and September to November avoiding the heat and the rain. The official peak season in Vietnam is from September to April as these months see the least rain. December to February are the cooler months. May to September is the rainy season with the most rain failing in July and August and typhoons are possible.