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Whale Island Vietnam

A delightful, beach-side and low-key resort on secluded Whale Island in Nha Trang Bay

Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam

Extend your Vietnam tour, ‘World Heritage Sites of Vietnam‘ with a stay at the superb Whale Island Resort. Located amongst the myriad islands of Van Phong Bay lying to the north of Nha Trang City, the Island combines the convenience of Nha Trang Airport with a secluded location away from the bustle of the city. The small, low-key, well-run Whale Island Vietnam Resort has a total of 23 comfortable and well-designed eco-friendly chalets (available in single, double, twin or family formats) constructed in traditional style on stilts from bamboo and wood, beautifully situated facing the beach on a wide scenic bay.

The area is rich in wildlife with a variety of habitats both marine – plentiful reefs and snorkelling trails – and dunes, mangrove swamps and tropical coastal forest, so ideal for hiking or bird watching as well as snorkelling and scuba diving.

Nha Trang airport has frequent flights to either Saigon, Hanoi or Danang. The price given is for flights from Danang and departing to Saigon Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) while there is a supplement of approximately £50 if a departing flight to Hanoi is required.

The price is per person based on two people, it is available for one person at a cost of £585 while reductions are available for larger groups or families.



Here's an idea of what you can expect to do and see day-to-day.

Day 1 - Nha Trang - transfer to Whale island

Transfer to Danang Airport for a short flight to Nha Trang and a transfer by road or boat to Whale Island.

Though Nha Trang is easily accessible from a variety of destinations our Whale Island extension was particularly designed with our 'World Heritage Sites of Vietnam' tour in mind and a transfer to Nha Trang on day 12.

Overnight: Whale Island Res Transport: Plane, Boat,  Meals: B, L, D,

Day 2 to 3 - Whale Island - at leisure on the island

At leisure on Whale island; snorkelling, boat trips, hiking, kayaking or spa facilities are just some of the options on offer.

Overnight: Whale Island Meals: B, L, D,

Day 4 - Whale Island

Late morning transfer to Nha Trang Airport for a return flight to either Saigon or Hanoi.

Overnight: Departure Transport: Plane, Boat,  Meals: B, 

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Just a few of the many highlights

The area is rich in wildlife with a variety of habitats both marine (plentiful reefs and snorkelling trails) and dunes, mangrove swamps and tropical coastal forest, so ideal for hiking/birdwatching as well as snorkelling/diving.

  • Beautifully situated, low-key beach resort on a sandy bay on an unspoilt island
  • Snorkelling and boat tours around the island's coral reefs and further afield
  • Designated, underwater snorkelling trails
  • Well equipped, traditional style wooden and bamboo stilt chalets facing the beach
  • Scuba diving opportunities with PADI qualified dive instructors
  • Discover the local wildlife in a wide range of environments including mangrove swamps and tropical forests

We choose our hotels based on a combination of location, comfort and convenience. Here is a *selection of the types of hotel/rooms you can expect to stay at on this tour...

Whale Island Resort Nha Trang view

  • Unwind by the South China Sea before your return home?
  • The charming Whale Island Resort near Nha Trang
  • Beachside chalets on a pristine island

*This list should be considered a guide only, hotels/rooms may change (without notice) depending on availability.

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