Heron House

Hoi An, Central Vietnam and Beaches, Vietnam

At a Glance

  • Ideal for couples or families seeking something a little bit different from a typical hotel

  • Three wonderfully spacious bedrooms with plenty of character and beautiful French Colonial design

  • Enjoy a tranquil setting whilst still being within easy reach of the centre of Hoi An and nearby beaches

  • It is possible to just take a room here, but we recommend booking the whole house to ensure plenty of space and privacy

  • There are complimentary bicycles to explore the surrounding countryside or head into Hoi An

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The temperature is warm throughout the year (average 29°C), yet hotter around months June and July and cooler around December. Hoi An is affected by monsoon winds. The city will be constantly raining from September till January, and dry for the rest of the year. Overall, the best time to visit Hoi An is between February and June when rainfall is low and temperatures are pleasant. The temperatures can get hot during summer time and during the rainy season, particularly during October and November, rains can be frequent and heavy.

If you can, time your visit to Hoi An for the full moon during on the 14th day of the lunar year each month for the Full Moon festivals, when the town becomes the stage for traditional songs, dancing, games and food, with lanterns lining all of the streets.

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Set in a tranquil location in Hoi An on Vietnam's central coast, Heron House offers a charming home away from home. With three spacious bedrooms overlooking the surrounding paddy fields and a nice pool, visitors can take just a room or the whole house.

Heron House is a delightful three-bedroom villa located on the outskirts of Hoi An; one of Vietnam's most beguiling towns, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The relaxed atmosphere and rural setting makes this an ideal property for couples or families looking for something a bit different to a typical hotel.  

The house has three wonderfully spacious en-suite bedrooms, with each boasting a large terrace or verandah, offering the perfect spot to sit back and take in the views of the lush countryside. Each room has a king-size bed, large bathtub and separate shower. The decor is stylish but authentic, with traditional French Colonial design featuring pretty patterned floor tiles and wooden pillars and rafters.

The villa has a comfortable kitchen and dining area, and in the garden guests will find a nice pool. Heron House is privately owned, and the welcoming hosts aim to provide a personalised stay for all guests. Food and beverage options are flexible, and can be adapted as per your preference. Each room has a minibar, with reasonably priced drinks, and there is also a bar downstairs where the staff will be more than happy to serve you a chilled glass of wine or mix up some delicious cocktails. The most common way to dine at Heron House is to order from one on the nearby restaurants, but it is also possible to cook for yourself, or the staff can arrange a mouth-watering BBQ.

Heron House has its own bicycles, which guests are free to use. Despite the rural setting, the villa is only around three kilometres from the centre of Hoi An, which is brimming with fantastic restaurants and colourful streets just waiting to be explored.  From Heron House it also only takes around 10-15 minutes to reach the beach by bicycle. For those who do not wish to cycle it is very easy to arrange taxis or even motorbikes.            

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There are three spacious bedrooms at Heron House, each spanning around 65sqm and featuring air conditioning, and en suite bathrooms, with large marble bathtubs and a large verandah or terrace.


Children are welcome at Heron House and there's plenty of space to accommodate younger guests. The rural setting is sure to appeal to children, with the opportunity to spot local farm animals including water buffalo and ducks. As well a garden to play in, the villa also has plenty of board games.  


There is plenty to see and do in and around Hoi An, including walking tours or exploring by bicycle, Vespa or even kayak! Heron House has its own pool, and the villa is also only a short drive or cycle to one of the nearby sandy beaches.   


  • Bamboo craft with local expert in Hoi An

    A fun and interactive experience learning all about bamboo craft, an ancient art form used for baskets and household goods. Meet with the younger generation, taking the craft to new levels, before trying it yourself. An excellent option for families.

  • Cooking Class with Mr Duc Tran in Hoi An

    Spend the morning touring a local market before enjoying a modern Vietnamese cooking class with Mr Duc Tran.

  • Hoi An by Kayak

    This exhilarating and adventurous experience gets you exploring the Thu Bon River, home to fishermen, exuberant dockyards, vegetable gardens and peaceful scenery. It's a fantastic way to see authentic Vietnam and is ideal for active families and couples.

  • Hoi An Countryside & Islands Experience on Vintage Vespas

    Head out of Hoi An on the back of Vintage Vespas and explore the surrounding countryside of Hoi An.

  • Hoi An Cultural Walking Tour

    A fantastic way to see and experience this beguiling and enchanting destination. With an emphasis on culture you'll explore the backstreets and colourful markets, learning about the city's history.

  • Hoi An Evening Foodie Walking Tour

    A fantastic way to see and experience this beguiling and enchanting destination. With an emphasis on food you'll explore the backstreets and markets, learning about the city's history and famous cuisine. End with a tantalising authentic meal.

  • Hoi An Silk Making

    For those who are interested in Asian textiles or for families looking for an educational experience, this morning or afternoon visit brilliantly explains how silk is created from start to finish.

  • Live like a local in rural Vietnam

    A great way to learn about rice farming in Vietnam by heading out to local villages around Hue. Meet local farmers, learn how to fish with a local, make sticky rice cakes and cycle through the paddy fields. A great option for families and couples.

  • My Son Tour

    My Son is one of the foremost Hindu temple sites in Southeast Asia. A 1.5-hour drive from Hoi An will bring you to My Son UNESCO site, where there are 20 monuments still standing today. The temples are set in a verdant valley surrounded by hills.

  • Red Bridge Cooking School

    Red Bridge cooking school is one of the highlights of the culinary scene in Hoi An. You will meet with your chef at Hai Café for an introduction and welcome drink. You will then meander through Hoi An's central market before a hands-on cooking lesson.

  • Tour of Hue

    A wonderful introductory tour into one of Vietnam's most engaging cities. Start your day with a visit to the Imperial Citadel. You will also visit Thien Mu pagoda on the riverbank, before visiting Khai Dinh Royal Tomb.

  • Vespa Street Food Tour in Hoi An

    An exhilarating food based tour exploring the city's best eateries and local bites from the back of a Vespa scooter. A great way to get you out of your comfort zone and see the city at night.

Location & directions

Hoi An, Central Vietnam and Beaches, Vietnam

Heron House is located close to Hoi An, just 2km away from Cua Dai Beach, on Vietnam's central coast.

How to get there

Fly into Da Nang International Airport. From there Heron House is an hour's drive away.

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