La Siesta Classic Ma May, HanoiThis luxury boutique hotel offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms in the heart of Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter. Sip a cold beer at the rooftop Moonlight Sky Bar and watch the sun go down with spectacular views of the city.
Mai Chau Ecolodge, Hoa BinhSustainability is central to this rural hideaway surrounded by paddies, mountains and tropical forests. All 43 rooms were built using naturally sourced materials and are powered by renewable energy. Unwind by the pool or treat yourself to a massage at the spa.
Jasmine Cruise Heritage Line, Lan Ha BaySet sail across one of the most breathtaking seascapes in the world on board this classy junk-style ship. Expect wood-panelled cabins, sumptuous buffet meals and a sun deck where you can sit back and admire the scenery with a cocktail in hand.
Overnight train, Hanoi to HueSee a different side to Vietnam as you pass along the rugged coastline on this 700km (435mi) southward journey by train. The sleeper cabins may not be the height of luxury (there are no showers), but it’s all part of the experience.
Eldora Hotel, HueFrench colonial-style decor characterises this elegant boutique hotel in Hue. Inside, you’ll find lavish rooms, a large indoor swimming pool and a rooftop bar with panoramic city views. Enjoy a nightcap in the piano bar under glittering chandeliers.
La Siesta Hoi An Resort and Spa, Hoi AnTwo palm tree-flanked pools (one freshwater, one saltwater) are a highlight at this tranquil resort in Hoi An. Sunbathe on a private section of An Nang beach, before tucking into sizzling street food at the on-site Red Bean restaurant.