Experience the serene magic of world famous Halong Bay with Halong Viola Cruise, a brand new Cruise built in traditional and elegant style. With 16 spacious cabins, tastefully furnished, its topside bar, a gourmet restaurant and a relaxed sundeck in fresh air, not to mention extraordinary levels of service, Halong Viola cruise offers service with style.
Built in 2014, but based on an exotic oriental junk, the Halong Viola Cruise offers the best of both worlds: luxurious, traditional styling paired with sophisticated modern facilities and comforts! The Cruise features 3 decks designed with Asia Traditional decor. The Cruise boasts romantic wooden fixtures, a multitude of windows to make the most of the amazing views, and a spectacular upper deck for your total relaxation.
Viola Cruise Cabins
These are 16 cruise cabins for Halong Viola Cruise:
- Deluxe Cabin 18.0 m2
- Luxury Cabin 18.0 m2
- Suite Cabin 21.0 m2
For all sun lovers, the sprawling deck is the ideal spot to enjoy soaking up some vitamin – D while enjoying the view of Halong Bay. Part of the deck is swathed in shade for those of you who prefer fresh sea air under some UV protection. The deck is also great for photo catching and hanging out in the evening to look at constellations in the night sky, perhaps whilst enjoying an exotic cocktail served by waiters. Guests can be tanning themselves for relaxing.
Dinning Room and Bar
Located on the second floor of the Halong Viola Cruise, our dining room is designed to serve guests at private tables carved from precious wood, comfortable and romantic setting in which to take in the beauty of the bay. Our Chefs will take you on a Vietnamese Gatronomic Journey, from our 8 course Feast with dishes that repicate the menu of the old imperial court to our Traditional Vietnamese Family meal. You will leave Viola Cruise with an enhance understanding of the Vietnamese Culture. Great pride goes into the preparation of these meals and special diets are also attended to.
The Bar on the deck also serves a good selection of spirits, wines and beer and those are readily available to you at an additional cost.
Swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the crystal waters of Halong Bay are integral experience during your time with Halong Viola Cruise. Regular events like guest’s birthdays, honeymoon celebrations, Halloween, National days, Christmas, New Year and like such are well attended to ensure your fullest enjoyment and excitement during your valuable time onboard
On board safety
The boat itself was designed by the Industrial Ship Designing Institute and is inspected by the local Maritime Registration Authority annually and certified accordingly. It is designed to be balanced even with a 23-degree list. The Vietnamese Marine Authorities certify all materials and equipment used in the construction of the boat construction from the wood and steel, electrical cables and generators. Every vessel is fitted with professional marine safety equipment: VHF Radio, GPS Plotting, Two-way radios, Water Ingress Alarm System, Anti-sinking Pump System, Fire Alarm system System and Fire Extinguishers. The Viola boats have double the safety coefficient required by the authorities.
All The Viola Cruise vessels operate under professional daily technical supervision and ongoing maintenance schedules, which will insure you cruising Halong Bay in a completely safe environment. Each vessel maintenance schedule includes regular monthly and bi-annual routine maintenance and an annual dry-docking to ensure all aspects of seaworthiness and accommodation are in good condition.
All The Viola Cruise vessels are covered with maximum vessel insurance based on the vessel certification, including total Crew and Passenger capacity.
Safety on board
For all of our Vietnam cruises, The Viola Cruise places the highest priority on the safety and security of our vessels and all Passengers, Crew and Crew members onboard.The Viola Cruise vessel is commanded by a Captain, and manned by a professional Deck Crew and Crew members. All Crew and Crew members have training certificates or recognized expertise accredited by the relevant Vietnamese Government Authorities.Our Cruise Managers conduct a safety briefing prior to departure, which includes onboard procedures and clear instructions in case of emergency.
All The Viola Cruise Crew are trained for SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and dealing with emergencies. Refresher training and live drills are conducted every month.