With eco-tourism swiftly rising in popularity, travelers tend to prefer resorts which are friendly with the environment and closer to nature while they travel. Here are some eco-luxury resorts we recommend for travellers:
# 1 In the clouds at Topas Ecolodge Sapa
Topas Ecolodge in Sapa is situated in a perfect location on two cone-shaped hills set deep in the spectacular Sapa valley in northern Vietnam. The ecolodge consists of 25 individual lodges placed in a circle around the hills. From the lodge, there are breathtaking views across the scenic valleys below, which are home to villages of the Tay and Red Dao minorities. Topas Ecolodge is based on ecological principles and they have implemented a wastewater facility to avoid pollution of the local area. They employ local people and use local products and goods in order to bring economic benefits to the local community.
Topas Ecolodge is based on sustainable principles to ensure that the lodge has a minimum impact on the surrounding environment. It employs local people and uses local products and goods, in order to bring economic benefits to the local community.
# 2 In the jungle at Forest Floor Lodge
Located 160 km from Ho Chi Minh City, the Forest Floor Lodge lies in the middle of Nam Cat Tien National Park with its 600 plant species, 240 bird species, and 50 species of mammal. The Forest Floor Lodge offers 12 boutique accommodation units in the form of deluxe tents, and traditional Vietnamese wooden houses, each suitable for double occupancy. These are secluded and equipped for comfort, with good-quality bathrooms and tastefully selected furnishings. Each room has a mini bar, ceiling fans, and air conditioning.
The accommodation units are accessed via elevated walkways and offer either view across the Dong Nai River, or a “living in the jungle” ambiance. The Executive Tent is recommended for a wonderful view of the river and ultimate privacy.
# 3 Escape to An Lam Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang
Picturesque, pristine, and off-the-beaten-track, is what travellers can expect at An Lam Ninh Van Bay Villas, a hidden paradise waiting to be discovered. The isolated villas are perfect for those who seek the ultimate indulgence of a luxury lifestyle with serenity, peace, excellent food, caring service, and a stunning white beach. An Lam Villas are situated 25 minutes by car from Nha Trang airport and 10 minutes by boat.
Away from Nha Trang City, An Lam Villas are protected by beautiful hills and vegetation behind. With a total of 35 luxury villas, the villas come in several styles and all are equipped with a private plunge pool, flat-screen satellite TV, DVD player, iPod loaded with music, wi-fi, air conditioning, and butler service.
#4 A Green Paradise – Chen Sea Resort and Spa at Phu Quoc Island
The Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc is a beachfront resort located in a quiet pristine bay, allowing guests to enjoy the peace and natural beauty of Phu Quoc Island. The resort was built after a long and thorough study in order to be integrated with and respect the natural environment of the bay and its surrounding coastal zone.
The architecture of the resort is inspired by the local environment and followed a plan that minimized the impact on nature as much as possible. Chen Sea is the realization of a dream to create a resort that blends into the bay and the coastal zone natural habitat. It has all the elements in place to ensure that guests enjoy their stay in total serenity.
# 5 Expansive views at Vedana Lagoon Resort & Spa
Nestled on the shore of a peaceful and serene lagoon, Vedana Lagoon Resort & Spa is ideally situated with stunning views across one of the largest lagoons in Southeast Asia. Lying between the two World Heritage Sites of Hue and Hoi An, the Vedana Lagoon is designed with harmony between the local traditional culture and a modern art concept. Its two-bedroom Pool Family House is elegantly designed with a focus on natural materials, with a kitchenette, private pool, private sundeck, private sauna, steam bath, gym, living room and garden looking over the lagoon.
The Pool Honeymoon Villa is an excellent private space for honeymooners, with one bedroom, private plunge pool, luxurious bathroom, and outdoor shower. The Honeymoon houseboats, with only one cabin, offer a new style of accommodation with modern amenities and elegant designs for comfort, privacy and also romantic inspiration.
# 6 Natural inspirations at InterContinental Sun Peninsula Danang Resort
One of Southeast Asia’s most anticipated new resorts, when the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort opened its doors, it heralded a new standard of luxury accommodation in Vietnam.
With its own private bay on the Son Tra Peninsula, the Bill Bensley-designed InterContinental Danang lies in one of the region’s most exquisite locations and eco-luxury is at the heart of their set up and concept.
Many sustainable elements have been implemented to ensure it is an environmentally friendly property. All 197 of the resort’s rooms, suites and beachfront villas have a sophisticated air conditioning system which automatically responds when guests open their balcony door and window, thus reducing unnecessary energy waste.
# 7 A dream come true – Six Senses Con Dao Resort & Spa
Sitting amidst the collection of islands in the southeast of Vietnam, the secluded Six Senses Con Dao is right on the white sandy beaches, surrounded by beautiful mountains and reached by daily flights of just 45 minutes from Ho Chi Minh City. The modern accommodation is designed with minimalist luxury in mind with the integration of natural elements to enhance the ambiance. Each villa offers a fantastic view of the ocean with its own private pool.
True to Six Senses philosophy of selecting remote but accessible destinations in areas of outstanding natural beauty, Con Dao is an untouched and breathtakingly beautiful area, protected for decades as a national and marine park.
With a passionate commitment to supporting and protecting the environment, Con Dao has been built with the very lightest ecological footprint. Elegantly designed modern accommodation offers generous personal space with 50 villas along a mile of sandy beach, sheltered by the green forested hills behind and with stunning vistas of the deep blue sea and the curve of the bay. Styles range from single level to duplex with one, three and four bedrooms, with indoor-outdoor bathrooms. The efficient design reduces air conditioning whilst providing additional natural ventilation.
These above are top 7 Eco-luxury Resorts in Vietnam throughout Vietnam. Hope it can be useful for your summer vacation in Vietnam.