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Violet Cruise

Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam

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Violet Cruise is a luxury junk in Halong Bay. In spite of possessing only six commodious cabins, the cruise is furnished with luxury and modern amenities. Staying in one of six theme cabins will bring an interesting experience during your voyage.

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Violet Cruise is a 5 star cruise in Halong Bay. It was launched on November 15, 2009. It has a length of 38 meters and a width of 9 meters. This is one of the latest 5-star junks in Halong putting into operation. Violet Cruise is outfitted with classic Indochina design in the harmony with contemporary amenities.

Apart from owning just 6 palatial cabins, Violet Cruise also has a boutique restaurant, a bar, a library and lounge, and other fascinating services as spa, sauna and gym. Specifically, in each cabin, there is a bathroom en suite, Jacuzzi and spacious balcony. The sundeck of this cruise is an ideal place for guests to contemplate the charm of Halong Bay. At Violet Cruise, perfect service and superior facilities make your unforgettable stay. The junk offers a range of good services such as 24-hour room service, tours, family room, and many other interesting ones.

Guests can choose one of six cabins with a serene and voluminous space. Violet Cruise provides a lot of unique recreational facilities, including massage, hot tub, spa, water sports (non-motorized), and sauna. Whatever is your reason for visiting, Violet Cruise is a great place for fun and interesting vacations. When visiting Halong Bay and accommodating in Violet Cruise, you will have a feeling like at your own house which has excellent quality and considerate service. With the cruise, you can easily travel to outstanding attractions in Halong Bay.


This 5-star cruise in Halong Bay has two decks with classic but luxurious design. There are six roomy cabins divided into two categories: Violet Suite (4) and Violet Deluxe (2). All of them are non-smoking cabins. They are issued with many contemporary and convenient amenities.


Violet Suite

The cruise owns four Violet Suites including Dragon, Phoenix, Moon and Cloud. Among those, there are three double cabin and one twin (Moon and Cloud cabin connecting). The average room size of 43 square meters. Each double cabin is furnished with one King-size bedding (225 cm x 225 cm) or 02 single beds (225cm x 110cm). The maximum number of guest allowed is two adults. These cabins are situated on the upper deck with private balcony & Jacuzzi in each.


Violet Deluxe

Two Violet Deluxe cabins are Water and Mountain. Each deluxe cabin has an area of 36 square meters. These spacious cabins are outfitted with a King-size bed (225 cm x 225 cm) or two single beds (225cm x 110cm). The maximum number of persons allowed is two adults. These deluxe cabins are in the lower deck with private balcony and Jacuzzi in each.

Room standard amenities


  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Stocked mini-bar/snack 
  • Marble bathroom en suite with bay view
  • Jacuzzi bath tub
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Working table & lounge chair 
  • Toilet
  • Separate glass standing shower cabin 
  • Bath robe
  • Electric shaver outlet
  • Safety box  Hair dryer
  • In-house phone 
  • LCD TV and DVD
  • Make-up shelf
  • Umbrella/raincoat at the reception
  • Life vests 
  • Fire extinguisher / Smoke detector
  • Reception





As being one of the most luxury cruises in Halong Bay, Violet Cruise always desires to bring the most comfortable and relaxing moments to guest, with various services such as:


  • Reception
  • 24 - hour security 
  • Safe deposit box at reception   
  • Luggage store facility  
  • IDD at the reception 
  • Observatory
  • Boutique
  • Lounge & Library
  • Spa, Sauna & Gym
  • Doctor on call
  • Dial-up internet at the reception
  • Tender for sightseeing



Activities and Recreation

Apart from coming to Halong Bay to explore stunning scenes and unique local life of fishermen, guests also have chances to join exciting activities and to vary their voyage as well as to challenge themselves.


  • Canadian Seaward kayaks (upon request)
  • Tender
  • Swimming  Caving
  • Trekking 
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Bamboo rowboat
  • Kayaking (upon request) 
  • Cooking (Upon request )
  • Tai Chi exercise/ meditation
  • BBQ Dinner
  • Dinner in Cave
  • Snorkeling




Guests will have two options of itinerary when traveling with Violet Cruise: Violet Cruise Tour 2 Days/1 Night (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner), and Violet Cruise Tour 3 Days/2 Nights (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner). In these tours, guests will have opportunities to drop by famous attractions from spectacular caves, islands and islets, to marvelous beaches. In addition, you have a chance to better your cooking skills with striking Vietnamese dishes. Otherwise, you can strengthen your health to have a good trip with Tai Chi Class in the morning.


Violet Cruise Tour 2 Days/1 Night

This tour has a price ranging from US$ 270/pax, depending on time of booking. To know more about this information, you should contact before booking to receive incentives and more details.

In this tour, passengers will have the opportunities to pop in many outstanding attractions in Halong Bay. On the first day, Violet Cruise will take you to Cua Van Fishing Village – the biggest and oldest fishing village in Halong Bay. One the way to this village, you can contemplate many spectacular scenes of this bay with sculpted limestone and islets rising from turquoise water such as Ghost Islet and Teapot Islet, etc. A buffet lunch will give you an interesting time to get familiar with the facilities of this junk. In the afternoon, the cruise will take you to Tien Ong Cave, one of the most appealing one in this bay. This cave is spotted with stunning stalactites and stalagmites. Then, Violet Cruise continues its schedule to Cua Van Fishing Village. Here, passengers will have the opportunity to explore the local life of fishermen and their cultural customs. In the late afternoon, you can join a cooking class with an enthusiastic chef and you may have a chance to expand your culinary skills. In the evening, there is a presentation on Halong Bay introduced guests before dinner. Your rest time after dinner will be occupied by inhaling the surreal beauty of the bay in combination with a glass of wine.

On the second day, you will visit Ti Top Island, Tam Cung Cave, and Poem Mountain. For those who are curious about Halong morning, getting up early, participating Tai Chi Class on the sundeck are great choices. After having breakfast, the cruise will take passengers to Ti Top Island which is depicted with white smooth sandy beach, turquoise water, and azure sky. Those who like conquering the height can take a trekking tour to a hill top then contemplate a wonderful scene of Halong Bay. Keeping going to other picturesque attractions as Tam Cung Cave and Poem Mountain brings new experiences to you in this Halong Bay tour.


Violet Cruise Tour 3 Days/2 Nights

This tour prices from US$ 385/pax. It is also flexible, depending on the time of traveling and the cruise’s promotion. You should contact the booking section to get more information to receive their incentives (if any).

On the first day, the tour has the same itinerary like that in Cruise Tour 2 Days/1 Night. On the second day, you have a whole day to explore Halong Bay. First, the cruise will take you to Lan Ha Bay which is a pristine area. Here, you drop by Cat Ba Island and join a riding tour along from the coastal area to rain forest and Viet Hai Village. Here, you will have a chance to explore unique culture of local life and pop in traditional houses. In addition, you can take a short walk to surrounding jungle and discover a various flora system. After visiting this primeval area, you will come back the berth, get on the junk and continue your Halong Bay tour to Ho Ba Ham. Here, you can challenge yourself with kayaking through water tunnels, reach to spectacular rock and islets.

Otherwise, also can stay on board and enjoy spa treatment, or go strolling along waterfront, go fishing at the dock, or discover your talent with the cooking class. In case, the weather is not favorable, your tour will be changed a bit. In spite of unideal weather, you still admire magnificent seascapes from the sundeck. On reaching Hai Quan Lagoon, you can participate in kayaking. Before noon, you will approach Surprise Cave, and can kayak around Luon Cave. In late afternoon, you can immerse in graceful sunset in some spots as Cua Van Fishing Village, Soi Sim Beach, Dau Xuoi Channel and Toad Islet. To have a smooth traveling day, you should prepare biking helmet, first aid kit, durable shoes, raincoat and life jackets. On the last day, your travel schedule is the same as that in the Violet Cruise Tour 2 Days/1 Night: visiting the Ti Top Island, Tam Cung Cave and Poem Mountain.


The price of tours mentioned aboved includes and excludes:




Welcome Drink

Beverages, Tips

Cruise Itinerary and Program

Government taxes

Entrance and Sightseeing Fees

Personal expenses

All Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, BR= Brunch)

Air Ticket, transportation & hotel


Visa fee

Cooking Show

Kayak rental

Tai Chi Session





According to the policy of Violet Cruise, the timetable of check-in and check-out is 12:30 PM and 11:00 AM, respectively. Yet, this time can be earlier or later depending on the tour you book and its itinerary. Thus, you should contact booking staff for more detail and getting there on time.



The cruise regulates policy on making reservation as follows:

- 30-45 days before arrival: 10% charge
- 15-29 days before arrival: 30% charge
- 7-14 days before arrival: 50% charge
- Within 7 days before arrival: 90% charge
- Less than 48 hours before guests’ check-in: 100% charge
- No show: 100% of charge

In case of bad weather or some incidents happing, you will be refunded according to the level of that incident, which is regulated in the policy of Violet Cruise.


Children and extra beds

This cruise allows one child maximum per cabin and child reduction applicable only if sharing a cabin with maximum of 2 adults.

Children under 5 years old are free of charge, stay in parents’ room and using existing bedding.

Extra bed: For a child under 12 years old, it costs about US$20.00 in addition to the charge mentioned above, and for an adult or a child. Yet, this fee may be changed seasonally.

In tour bookings, children under 7 generally receive a discount of 50% of the tour price, if he or she travels and stays in the same room with two adults.


Cards accepted

To make your payment go smoothly, you can use your Visa, Master Card, and American Express. For this type of payment, below 5 % of expenses are charged by customers. Bank credit transfer as well as expenses must be charged by the customer. Please deposit by Bank Transfer or Payment online by Credit card. Otherwise, you can pay by cash or traveler cheque.



Distance to Hanoi or Noi Bai airport:               165 km

Distance to the nearest bank or ATM:             500m from the dock

Distance to nearest hospital:                             3 km (doctor on call)


Transportation time from Hanoi or Noi Bai Airport:       3 hours

Car rental service with driver:                                           Available

Shuttle bus:                                                                         Available



To help tourist experience the most memorable and safest cruise, Violet Cruise is always outfitted with safety amenities and services such as leakage alarm systems, fire safety system, 24-hour security staff, regular safety inspections, etc.


What should I wear on the boat?

To ensure your health in good condition and to have the most convenient voyage, you are recommended to take light garments in summer and a jacket in winter because the weather can be colder, especially at night. In addition, you should bring a raincoat along in case of unpredicted weather.

Besides, for kayaking lovers, you should change your clothes before getting wet during this special tour. In terms of wearing shoes, choose a durable one that makes you feel the most comfortable and appropriate according to the weather. Do not forget to bring walking shoes and bathing suit for your exciting excursions in the bay.


There are no funds or exchanges for accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services, included in the tour price, but not utilized by the tour members. You will receive travel documents after registering tours two or three weeks.

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