Last year, over six million tourists flocked to Vietnam, and especially to the Ninh Van Bay which is one of those not fully discovered but exceptionally beautiful areas overlooking the East Vietnam Sea. This is also the location of the Six Senses Hotel and Resort. The resort couldn’t have been given a more fitting name since this is the place where all of your senses, including the elusive sixth, will have a field day.
The degree of privacy and exclusivity that you will find at the Six Senses is really high. The resort is a boat ride across the bay, surrounded by wild lanscape. It overlooks a serene sandy beach and crystal clear waters with unspoiled coral reefs and abundance of tropical fish.
The Six Senses Hotel and Resort has 58 villas, with some (like the Presidential Villa) perched atop a cliff providing splendid views. This villa even has its own spa room and a dedicated butler available 24/7. The Hill Top villa is open-plan, and has a plunge pool, garden shower, hand-crafted bathtub, and a spacious walk-in closet. It faces the majestic Nha Trang mountain range with the views of the East Vietnam Sea. To ensure absolute privacy, the villa has its own private path. For wine connoisseurs, there is a mini wine cellar too. Of course, the villa also has an IDD telephone line, a mini-bar, a DVD player and iPODs, should you need one.
The Six Senses Resort is very mindful of the beautiful settings it sits in, particularly the fragile eco-system that surrounds it so most of the materials used to build the resort’s villas are sustainably sourced. The hotel is also involved in preserving the area’s wonderful biodiversity by partnering with renowned marine biologists in preservation of Ninh Van Bay’s coral reef and its sensitive ecosystem.
The resort’s restaurants serve meals made from locally and organically grown produce which is complimented with fresh and delicious seafood (king prawns, lobsters etc.). You can also try to cook a traditional Vietnamese dish by yourself with the help of Masterchefs of the Vietnamese and Fusion cuisines (Jeffrey Hang, Mr. Tuan, and Lalith Chandana) who give cooking classes.
This is one of the very few resorts in Vietnam which looks better in person than in pictures. The Six Senses Resort and Spa is in a class of its own. [via] watch video below
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