South Vietnam Explorer
An adventure holiday exploring south Vietnamese culture around Saigon, the Mekong Delta and Phu Quoc.
Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most diverse honeymoon destinations. Each year, it entices newlyweds with its winning combination of tropical beaches, fairytale ancient cities, and delightful, absorbing culture. A honeymoon in Vietnam can be tailored to your preferences and combine as many - or indeed as few – experiences as you wish.
Couples looking for some peace and seclusion will adore the southern beaches of Phu Quoc. This almost-secret island is home to ultra-luxurious five-star properties, each offering the highest levels of service and discretion, ensuring that your days spent reclining on golden beaches will feel more like a retreat to a private island. If you want to add another dimension to your stay, explore the luscious jungle and waterfalls that rush down mountainsides slightly further inland.
Honeymoons in Vietnam don’t have to be all about the beach. The country’s charms stretch from Sapa’s cascading rice terraces in the North, to the winding canals of Hoi An’s Old Quarter.
Explore the relics of a long-disappeared dynasty in the former royal palaces of Hue, or charter a boat and head out to the iconic Halong Bay.
Spend a couple of days island hopping between these evocative limestone karsts that soar upwards from the lagoon, delving into secret grottoes, snorkelling over off-shore coral reefs, and watching the stars from the deck of your boat come nightfall.
If city life is your thing, strolling through the old French Quarter of Hanoi before catching a puppet show or sampling delicacies at a vibrant market is sure to forge new memories, or head to the now-glittering Ho Chi Minh City, once the sleepy fishing village Saigon, and find a sky bar to raise a toast to your new marriage.
Finally, for a taste of rural Vietnam at its finest, make for the “Land of the Nine Dragons”: the Mekong Delta. The rice bowl of the country, it is a green, fertile region, and guests cruising down the Mekong River, will find enchantment in watching the sun set behind rice fields, palm trees, cocktail in hand.
Naturally, Vietnam is also the perfect destination to combine with one of South East Asia’s other highlights, such as Cambodia, Thailand or Laos, which can be created bespoke to your wishes.