Book a stay at one of the participating accommodations until March 31, 2023 and enjoy great savings throughout Vietnam!
According to Booking.com’s 2023 travel forecasts*, 94% of Vietnamese travelers plan to spend a trip with their family in 2023 to glorify the good old days and evoke memories of the past. Millennial travelers will be the first to book emerging-era accommodations that take them back to a time close to their hearts, and they’re likely to do so with family by their side with multi-generation “family reunion” trips at the top of their travel agenda in 2023.
To help you plan their New Year’s trips to celebrate the upcoming Tet and to help travelers explore the country, Booking.com shares six destinations worth exploring for a thriving New Year. Whether it’s to discover some of the city’s hidden gems, enjoy the vibrant energy of trendy cities or to relax and recharge your batteries, Booking.com makes it easier for everyone to experience Vietnam by offering great savings on on offer at participating properties in the country from now until March 31, 2023.
The largest island in Vietnam Phu Quoc is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 400 km west of Ho Chi Minh City. The island attracts both domestic and foreign tourists due to its pristine nature; diverse forest and marine ecosystems. While in Phu Quoc, travelers here can hike among waterfalls, caves and secluded coves or take one of the region’s popular snorkeling or island-hopping cruises. A must-do is to hop on Vietnam’s longest cable car from Phu Quoc to Hon Thom Island and enjoy the sensational views during the 15-minute journey, gliding above turquoise-blue waters and tropical islands dotted with fishing villages. During Tet, you can also visit Phu Quoc Night Market for lively street food drenched in fish sauce (a Phu Quoc specialty), or feast on freshly caught seafood at Duong Dong Fish Market.
Where to stay: Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort centrally located on the beach on the west coast of the island, is a twist on a modern lifestyle resort and charming Vietnamese hospitality in Phu Quoc. One can enjoy staying at the resort and enjoy the beautiful ocean view through the infinity pool or have a relaxing experience at the Luna Thai Spa. Nearby attractions to explore include Bai Dai Beach and Sung Hung Pagoda.
Whether you are traveling with family, friends, alone or in couple, a getaway to the coastal city Danang is a great option for Tet. Danang offers the perfect nightlife, shopping and fireworks from the striking Dragon Bridge and is amazing. It’s also suitable for a more spiritual Tết escape, with a visit to the Marble Mountains, where you can admire cave temples with Buddhist statues and great views of the city. Travelers can also visit Linh Ung Pagoda just outside of Da Nang where they have a huge Buddha statue and the tallest Bodhisattva statue in Vietnam (67 meters high).
Where to stay: Risemount Premier Resort Da Nang is only 500 meters from My An Beach and close to the famous Dragon Bridge and Cham Museum, where travelers can see the largest collection of Cham sculptures. This luxurious resort offers many facilities for its guests, including swimming pools, BBQ facilities, a fitness and spa center and much more.
Surrounded by pine forest covered hills, tea plantations and beautiful lakes, Da Lat offers an equally enjoyable alternative to Vietnam’s coastal towns. Dotted with Swiss-style chalets built during the French colonial period and with a cool, spring-like climate, it can seem a world away from the beach. For nature lovers, there is an abundance of natural beauty ranging from Xuan Huong Lake, Tuyen Lam Lake and Datanla Falls to Langbiang Mountain and Robin Hill for panoramic views of Da Lat. It is also ideal for travelers looking for an active Tết holiday, with mountain biking, white water rafting, canyoning and trekking in the surrounding hills.
Where to stay: Dalat Edensee Lake Resort & Spa is 10 km from Dalat city center and 30 km from Dalat Airport. The resort is located in the “Vietnamese Black Forest” surrounded by Tuyen Lam Lake which offers a beautiful view stretching over forests and lakes with tranquility and peaceful atmosphere. Travelers also enjoy many interesting activities such as kayaking, tennis, fitness and golf.
With high-rise buildings against green mountains and a long stretch of white sand lapped by a clear blue sea, Na TrangThe striking cityscape is reason enough to visit. But it’s also a perfect destination for a Tet vacation, due to its abundant nightlife and family-friendly activities. You’ll find an array of nightclubs to enjoy New Year celebrations and restaurants specializing in fresh seafood caught just offshore. For those looking for a more relaxed Tet party, try a spa treatment by visiting a local mud bath – a quintessential Nha Trang experience. Or take an island hopping cruise in Coral Bay and immerse yourself in the region’s natural beauty by snorkeling around Tam Island and Mun Island.
Where to stay: Alma Resort Cam Ranh located in Cam Ranh Bay, surrounded by a long white sand beach, beautiful scenery. With architecture in harmony with nature, travelers will comfortably enjoy a wonderful vacation with family and friends. South of the resort is a beautiful beach – Bai Dai, where visitors can enjoy the unique landscape of Alma Resort Nha Trang. The resort is also the gathering place of many entertainment services with 14 entertainment complexes, 12 separate outdoor pools, 13 spa areas, golf course, wonder park with many attractive games.
Unlike Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, the enchanting village of Hoi An takes you back in time. Hoi An, located at the mouth of a river within cycling distance of the beach, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and exudes historic charm. The well-preserved Old Town has yellow-painted pagodas, canals and paper lanterns hanging from the old wooden buildings. Hoi An looks beautiful at any time of the day, but at night the old town turns into something magical. Nature lovers can book a tour from Hoi An to visit An Bang Beach, the Cham Islands (Cù Lao Chàm) or the Bay Mau Coconut Forest.
Where to stay: Bloom Boutique Village is located in Hoi An in the Quang Nam region, 1 km from Hoi An Historic Museum and 1.5 km from Assembly Hall of Chaozhou Chinese Congregation. Travelers will enjoy the view of the villa which is set amidst trees and surrounded by many restaurants. Enjoy the tranquility and fresh air in the villa or enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool which is quite large and airy. The staff are friendly and enthusiastic.
Blessed with some of the most majestic and impressive landscapes, Ninh Binh offers pristine nature, charming landscapes and rich history with an array of cultural and ritual sites. Ninh Binh offers something for every generation with an endless list of activities to do. From world cultural heritage Trang An, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Tam Coc karst landscape among rice fields, Van Long Nature Reserve or the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh is a great destination for a Tet getaway. Travelers can also enjoy traditional Vietnamese food at Cho Bop Market in Ninh Binh or sample the local cuisine: snails.
Where to stay? Le Clos Du Fil, located in the peaceful valley of Van Lam, a 700 year old craft village, is a unique boutique hotel surrounded by beautiful natural wonders. Travelers can soak up the local culture by exploring traditional crafts with local residents, traditional embroidery classes to local dance performances. The resort is well located near famous tourist attractions such as Hoa Lu, Tam Coc Bich Dong and Trang An Cave.
New year, new adventures: unforgettable memories create this Tet
For the first time ever, Booking.com is offering a sale for people traveling within and to Vietnam with its early 2023 deals for this upcoming Tet period. With participating properties around the country offering at least a 20% discount, travelers can celebrate Tet even more meaningfully for less. Booking.com Early 2023 Deals are available for bookings until March 31, 2023 and valid for stays between January 1, 2023 and March 31, 2023offers complete flexibility to travel specifically for Tet, or for future plans.
So whether you’re planning to spend Tet by planning a vacation close to home, or for travelers looking to explore Vietnam during this festive period, Booking.com makes it easier for everyone to experience the world for less with its epic Start 2023 Deals.