Athena Cruise

Athena Cruise

Athena Cruise

Offering a barbecue and spa centre, Halong Athena Cruise is located in Ha Long. Vincom Plaza Ha Long is 1.7 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

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Athena Cruise

Athena Cruise combines the extravagance of a luxury hotel with the ease of a relaxing cruise. We offer a range of suites, from deluxe rooms for individuals and couples to cabins for the entire family. Our suites boast graceful contemporary design, hand-crafted wooden furniture and incredible views of the bay. All rooms also feature ensuite bathrooms, cable television and air conditioning.

OUR ACTIVITIES

Here at Athena Cruise, we believe that travel is not just about what you see but how you see it. We invite you to experience Vietnam with activities that will make your trip unforgettable. From diving into your surroundings with hands-on kayaking or soaking up the view with relaxing Tai Chi. Whatever your travel style, we have something for you!

THIEN CANH SON CAVE

Discover a mysterious ancient cave hidden beneath wild forest canopy and naturally chiseled stone. Explore the three vast caverns of Thien Canh Son Cave, a real-life dream world filled with age-old stalagmites, stalactites and surreal rock formations.

KAYAKING AND SWIMMING

Truly immerse yourself in Bai Tu Long Bay with a swim around Cap La’s unique islets. Indulge your adventurous side by kayaking around the incredible limestone karsts. Or, simply soak up the scenery from one of the bay’s remote beaches.

VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE

Get a taste of local culture with a traditional bamboo boat trip to the isolated floating village of Vung Vieng. Learn more about this peaceful community as you sail by the only school, the village’s museum and the modest floating homes that have housed generations. 

COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Learn about traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a cooking demonstration from our professional chefs. Find out more about local produce and flavors, help whip up popular Vietnamese dishes with expert guidance and, most importantly, taste the final results! 

DINING EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an unforgettable fine dining experience with your loved ones. Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine prepared by expert chefs and receive excellent, attentive service. Relish the perfect combination of impeccable contemporary design while overlooking the breathtaking age-old bay.

TAI CHI

Try the ancient art of Tai Chi surrounded by Bai Tu Long Bay’s natural beauty. Take to the sundeck as the sun rises over the bay’s calm waters and limestone karsts. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere as you practice balance, awareness and meditation.

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY ( LUNCH / DINNER )

07:30 – 08:00: Your transfer vehicle will collect you from your hotel in Hanoi and convey you to Halong City.

12:30: You will be taken on our tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Athena Cruise. You will be welcome aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.

13:15: As we begin to cruise through the bay a special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment    of appetizing favorites will be served. Dining on a luxury junk with fine food and drinks doesn’t come much better than this.

15:00: After lunch we set sail for Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Explore Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.

16:30: Back onboard Athena Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft we will drop anchor for our overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape.

17:30 – 18:30:  Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free).

17:30: Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers and we will guide you through the process.

19:15: Relish special Athena Dinner in restaurant.

20:45 – 12:00: Your free time to relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Our bar has a wide range or wines, beers and liquors and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Halong Bay. Order a specialized massage in room. Choosing with other activities boat cruise such as watch documentary movies, squid fishing or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a star filled sky.

 

DAY 2: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI ( LIGHT BREAKFAST / BRUNCH)

06:30: The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.

07:00: Light breakfast will be served in our restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee).

7:30 – 8:30: Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son cave and islets which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage. Back to our main board afterwards.

09:30: check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland. After a final early brunch and a last goodbye from our crew at 11:15, you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.

12:00-12:30: Get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi.

DAY 1: HANOI – BAI TU LONG BAY – VUNGVIENG FISHING VILLAGE ( LUNCH / DINNER )

07:30 – 08:00: Make your way through the Red River Delta from Hanoi to Halong City via your transfer vehicle. Breaking time will be arranged for your best comfortable.

12:30: Your cruise will begin with a transfer from the mainland on our excursion boat which will transport you to our main vessel, Athena Cruise. Upon boarding you will be greeted by our friendly Crews and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink. After a brief introduction and safety procedures overview, you will be checked into your cabin and have some free time to relax and explore the craft.

13:15: A delicious lunch will be served in our main dining room as we slowly cruise through the magnificent limestone formations which make up Halong Bay. Feast on delicious seafood and range of other delicious dishes as we make our way deeper inside Halong Bay.

15:00: Head to Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to explore the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.

16:30: Back onboard Athena Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft we will drop anchor for our overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape.

17:30-18:30: Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free).

17:30: We will conduct a Vietnamese cuisine cooking demonstration and invites you all to participate in the preparation of these mouth-watering delights.

19:15: Your dinner this evening will be served in our main dinner.

20:45 – 00:00: Evenings are beautiful on Halong Bay, and just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean the night is over. Take advantage of our onboard facilities or just relax to your heart’s content. Relax at our fully  stocked  bar  with  an  assortment  of  local  and  international  favorites.  Try  your luck at night squid fishing, watch a documentary film or simply relax on our roof     top deck.

DAY 2: CONG DAM (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)

06:30: Early birds are welcome to attend sunrise Tai Chi on our upper deck and it’s an excellent way to get your energy levels up for today’s adventures. You will be fascinated by the exquisiteness of Halong Bay in the early hours as you enjoy a coffee, tea.

08:00: Enjoy a buffet breakfast with best local coffee brand and freshly fruit juices.

09:00: Next we board our Athena Day Boat to head to Cong Dam Area, best known for its crystal clear sandy beaches. Enjoy kayaking, swimming or just relax on a stunning secluded beach.

12:00: Have lunch with Athena set menu on our day boat.

15:30: Back on board Athena Cruise, take some time to freshen up, take a nap or just relax at your leisure as we cruise to our overnight area. Witness one of the most brilliant sunsets you will ever see.

17:30-18:30: Bar opens for Happy Hour “Buy one get one free “.

17:30: Enjoy cooking demonstration to discover our Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.

19:15: A special dinner will be served offering you outstanding food and quality service.

20:45 – 00:00: This evening is yours to enjoy whatever you please. Tonight we will hold a movie night with a selection of films available. We also have a selection of board games for your entertainment. Our bar is always open and is an ideal place to meet new people and share stories about your adventures.

DAY 3: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – BAI TU LONG BAY – HANOI (LIGHT BREAKFAST / BRUNCH)

06:30: The best time to observe Halong Bay is in the early morning and we suggest that if you didn’t get to witness it yesterday that now is your last chance. Tai Chi will be conducted again today on our upper deck and is a terrific way to feel as one with the peaceful surroundings.

07:30: Light breakfast will be served this morning.

07:30-08:30: Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son cave and islets, which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage.

09:30: Check out of your cabin and enjoy the last stage of your trip with a delicious brunch as we continue to cruise back towards harbor through scenery.

11:15: After a final farewell from our staff, you will be transported back to Halong City wharf via our Tender for your transfer back to Hanoi. We trust you  had  a  pleasant  journey  on  Athena Cruise Halong Bay and hope to have the pleasure of your company with us again.

12:00 – 12:30: Get on shuttle mini bus and get back to Hanoi.

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