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.
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
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.
When to visit
Be sure to make use of the free bike hire, the hotel even provides a free guide!
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.
Half Day Tour of Dich Long Cave & Pagoda
Dich Long is a complex of pagodas and caves, tucked away on one of the dramatic lime stone mountains in Ninh Binh province. Spend some time exploring the area, fascinating for both its history and scenery.
Half Day Tour of Dinh & Le Dynasty Temples
Due to its mountainous scenery acting as a barrier against invaders, Ninh Binh was once the capital province of Vietnam. Whilst little remains of the ancient capital city of Hoa Lu, two small but intricate temples stand on the site.
Pu Luong Trekking from Mai Chau
From Mai Chau, head deeper into rural Vietnam and onto to Pu Luong. Known for its remote hill tribes, luminous paddy fields and traditional villages you'll trek 6km (3.7miles) through glorious scenery, stopping at villages along the way.
Tam Coc Boat Trip
Tam Coc is an area within Ninh Binh Province, often referred to as 'Halong Bay on Land'. A local rower will take you on a leisurely two-hour boat trip along the Ngo Dong River, which winds its way between dramatic limestone karsts.
Van Long Boat Trip
Set off from Van Long wharf for a two-hour sampan boat trip through picturesque scenery. With your local rower, wind your way along the river and admire the dramatic limestone mountains towering above you, and keep an eye out for wildlife.