Halong Bay, Vietnam
At a Glance
Part of Paradise Cruises, Paradise Peak is one of the most luxurious junk boats in Halong Bay
With just eight cabins, Paradise Peak is perfect for those wanting privacy and a more intimate experience
Expect personalised, impeccable service with Paradise's private butler service
Lots of activities both on and off the boat available
Opt for the two-night cruise to truly enjoy this luxury experience
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
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The best time of year to visit Halong Bay is during the spring or autumn. Because the bay is situated in the northern part of the country, it can get colder in the winter. The rainy season here is at its peak in July to September. July is the hottest month, January the coolest. The dry season runs from November to April.
To start planning your holiday to Paradise Peak
Paradise Peak is luxurious junk boat which operating in the mystical Halong Bay. With a small capacity of 16 people, this exclusive boat is finished to the highest standards with excellent service and food on board. Enjoy a 2 or 3 day cruise in style.
Paradise Peak is one of three Paradise Cruises vessels, a brand now very much established in Halong Bay as the most luxurious junk boats in the bay.
Paradise Peak lends itself to groups or couples wanting a more intimate and exclusive cruise. With only eight cabins guests can expect a spacious room with a large en-suite and private dining area. Each cabin has floor to ceiling windows which ensure you can take in the breathtaking views of the famous bay.
Meals can be taken in your cabin or in the restaurant and include delicious seafood platters. Throughout their stay guests can enjoy the private butler service on board - this is so much more than just cruising. It is the small touches and attention to detail which make this boat appear like a luxury floating hotel.
Itineraries usually last between 1-2 nights. Destinations en-route can include Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island; you will never tire of the dramatic scenery! Excursions include activities such as visiting a local fishing village on a rowing boat, swimming off a private beach, fishing with locals and visiting caves. On board you can enjoy cooking classes, sunbathing, tai chi, wine tasting and massages.
Paradise Peak has just three cabin types - Junior Suite, Superior Suite and Premium Suite. The higher room categories have more indoor and outdoor space but most cabins are all furnished in a similar way and are hugely comfortable.
There are two Junior Suites on board Paradise Peak, both located on the first deck with private dining area.
There are four Superior Suites on Paradise Peak measuring 40sqm and featuring private balconies.
There are just two Premium Suites on board Paradise Peak with private front terrace and private bathroom balcony.
Children are welcome on board Paradise Peak but there are no specific facilities for them. The service on board is very personalised and the crew will do their utmost to make sure your stay as a family is as enjoyable as possible. Children will love the excitement of sleeping on board and having the ocean and all its adventures right on the doorstep. Extra beds can be added to some cabins.
All meals are included during your stay on board Paradise Peak. Most meals will be taken in the dining room but you have the option to dine in your room if you opt for a Junior Suite. There will be a mix of a la carte, buffet and set menus using locally sourced food. On some evenings an amazing seafood BBQ will be served on deck.
Activities during your stay on board Paradise Peak include boat trips to beautiful deserted beaches and unspoilt fishing villages, Tai Chi classes, kayaking, wine tasting and even Vietnamese cookery classes available on request.
Heritage Line, Lan Ha Bay 1 Night Cruise - Day 1
After boarding, spend the day floating through the beauty of Lan Ha Bay before spending time exploring Cat Ba Island and enjoying an afternoon cooking class.
Heritage Line, Lan Ha Bay 1 Night Cruise - Day 2
Rise early to enjoy Tai Chi on the sun deck before exploring Frog Lake, perfect for swimming and kayaking.
Heritage Line, Lan Ha Bay 2 Night Cruise - Day 1
Today you will greet the beautiful Ylang, which will be home for the next two nights as you explore to start your exploration of Lan Ha Bay with a number of activities offered through the afternoon.
Heritage Line, Lan Ha Bay 2 Night Cruise - Day 2
For your second day exploring the beauty of Lan Ha Bay, you’ll have the chance to discover one of the few remaining floating fishing villages and hike through the scenic Cat Ba National Park.
Heritage Line, Lan Ha Bay 2 Night Cruise - Day 3
For your final day on board, take the chance to enjoy an early morning kayak or swim before Ylang makes her way back to the pier.
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Vahn Bay, Ho Chi Minh
inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- Plunge into the excitement and tranquillity all at once with this epic Vietnam itinerary, taking in the key cities Hanoi and Saigon
- Hit the streets with your private guide and begin your culinary adventure and uncover the hidden Hanoi
- Board one of the most luxurious junk boats in Halong Bay with your very own private butler
Location & directions
Halong Bay, Vietnam
170 kilometres from Hanoi, in northeastern Vietnam, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage site and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth.
How to get there
15-hour international flight (one change) to Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport followed by a 3-hour drive to Halong Bay.
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