(No.2, Vol.7,Apr-May 2017 Vietnam Heritage Magazine)
RESORTS AND SPAS
Seahorse Resort & Spa
Nguyen Dinh Chieu St, Ham Tien Ward, Phan Thiet City
Tel: (052) 3847-507
Seahorse Resort & Spa is running a package ‘Relaxation with Infinity Pool’ till 31 October. Deluxe Room is VND1,899,000 per room per night and VND3,399,000 per room for two nights including breakfast, a complimentary (lẩu thả) hot pot and shuttle bus.
Long Beach, Northern Peninsula Cam Ranh, Nha Trang
Tel: (058) 3989-499
Set on a pristine Long Beach, The Anam features a five-star colonial resort, harking back to a bygone era and offering natural sophistication with an emphasis on high standard services, culinary excellence and rejuvenating wellness. The resort boasts 117 villas equipped with the finest Vietnamese hardwood, decorative stone and antique style tiling; Sri Mara Spa with therapists trained in the art of Balinese massage; and a wide range of recreational activities. The Anam is just away 15 minutes from Cam Ranh International Airport, and 30 minutes from the city centre.
The resort is offering a two-night ‘City Escape Package’ in a Garden View Villa with breakfast, airport transfers, a food and beverage credit valued at $80 (VND1,760,000) and a spa credit valued at $80 (VND1,760,000). The package costs $468 (VND10,296,000) and runs till 20 December. The price includes service charge and VAT.
Indochine Palace Hue
106A Hung Vuong St, Hue
Tel: (0234) 3936-666
Indochine Palace Hue is running a Summer Package at VND2,400,000 per room per night for two in a Palace Deluxe with lunch or dinner. It is valid from 1 May to 31 October.
La Residence Hotel & Spa
5 Le Loi St, Hue
Tel: (0234) 3837-475
La Residence Hotel & Spa is running a two-night ‘Beach Package’ with breakfast, a half-day city tour and a barbeque dinner on the beach. It costs VND7,165,000 per night in a Superior Room. Valid till 31 October.
Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon
253 Nguyen Van Troi St, Phu Nhuan Dist., Ho Chi Minh City. Tel: (08) 3844-9222
Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon is offering a ‘Saigon Weekend Getaway Package’ at VND4,350,000 per night for two in a Club Deluxe Room with breakfast, afternoon tea, snack, and a 25 per cent discount on food and beverage. It is valid till 1 May and applicable on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Monday (1 May). The price includes service charge and VAT.
Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang St, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (08) 3823-2833
LotteLegend Hotel Saigon is offering Weekend Package for Vietnamese and expatriates every Friday, Saturday and Sunday till 2 July. The price starts from VND2,500,000 per room per night, including buffet breakfast and a 10 per cent discount on food & beverage.
The Alcove Library Hotel
133A Nguyen Dinh Chinh St, Ward 8, Phu Nhuan Dist, HCMC. Tel: (08)6256-9966
The Alcove Library Hotel is running ‘Exclusive Package’ – Stay 3 nights, get 1 night free till 30 June. The price starts from VND1,755,000 per room per night in an Alcove Queen room including breakfast and free airport drop-off service.
Sheraton Hanoi Hotel
11 Xuan Dieu St, Hanoi. Tel: (04) 3719-9000
Michelin Star Chef Marc De Passorio will prepare a 5-course set menu dinner from 20 to 22 April in the kitchen of Hemispheres Steak & Seafood Grill Restaurant, at the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel. VND1,500,000 per person or VND1,900,000 including wine.
Also, there is a unique cooking class with Chef Marc De Passorio at 10 a.m. 22 April at the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel. VND900,000 per person including a three-course set lunch.
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa
05 Truong Sa St, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son Dist, Danang
Tel: (0236) 3981-234
Every Thursday night in April, 6 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., Green House Restaurant, at the Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa, has a buffet dinner with a selection of Vietnamese dishes accompanying with traditional music performances. VND799,000 per person including wine and beer.
Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa
Lac Long Quan St, Cua Dai Beach, Hoi An
PalmGarden Beach Resort & Spa has a special discount up to 42 per cent on accommodations from 2 May to 30 June. Superior Garden View Room is VND2,496,000 per night and Deluxe Garden View Room is VND2,610,000 per night. The prices include breakfast and two body massage vouchers with a 50 per cent discount. For those who book two nights will get a roundtrip airport transfers or a lunch/ dinner.
Sheraton Nha Trang
26-28 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang
Tel: (058) 3880-000
To celebrate the ‘Taste of Australia Week’ from 15 to 21 April, the chefs of Feast Restaurant, at the Sheraton Nha Trang, will prepare a BBQ buffet dinner, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with roast leg of lamb, BBQ lamb and beef cuts, roasted chicken, sausage rolls, and an array of Australian desserts. VND639,000 including a glass of Australian wine and free flow of soft drinks. There is a 20 per cent discount for early bookings.
19-23 Lam Son Square, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823-4999
There will be a chance to enjoy a five-course meal cooked by Michelin chef Andrea Spagoni at the Caravelle Saigon, from 14 to 16 April. He will show his talent with ‘Great Meats of Beef bar’ and ‘Unrivalled Mashed Potato’.
To celebrate International Liberation Day, the chefs of the Nineteen Restaurant, at the Caravelle Saigon will bring a culinary journey, ‘Liberation Day Buffet’ with recipes from north to south in Vietnam. ‘Liberation Day Buffet’ will be on 30 April and 1 May.
34-36 Dong Khoi St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3822-3623
In April, German Gartenstadt Restaurant is presenting full collection of Greenland Halibut dishes including Grilled Halibut with cherry tomato, orange and vinaigrette; Poached Halibut with passion fruit sauce; Stir-fried Halibut cubes and Halibut Schnitzel. Just VND380,000 /set. Open daily 10:30 a.m. to midnight.
Corner Hai Bat Trung St and Le Duan Blvd, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3520-9999
Market 39 Restaurant, at the InterContinental Saigon, serves Easter brunch and Easter dinner on 16 April to celebrate the Easter Day, including seafood station and dessert station with chocolate fountain. Easter brunch, VND 1,798,000 including free flow of Champagne Brut, house wine, beer and soft drinks. Easter Day Dinner with the price starts from VND 1,600,000 to VND 2,200,000 .
Also, Yu Chu Restaurant, at the InterContinental Saigon, has a new crab menu till 30 April with a variety of dishes and cooking methods.
14 Nguyen Hue Blvd., Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823 2223
In April, Japanese Kissho Restaurant serves a combination of wrapped bacon and snow fish with aburi sauce at VND750,000 /course. Open daily 11 a.m. to 23 p.m.
Park Hyatt Saigon
2 Lam Son Square, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3824-1234
Italian Opera Restaurant, at the Park Hyatt Saigon, serves Sunday Brunch in April, noon to 3 p.m., including a wide range of Easter specialities. VND1,988,000 including free flow Bollinger champagne, house wines, soft drinks, beer and cocktails. VND1,488,000 including free flow of Prosecco, house wines, soft drinks, beer and cocktails.
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers
88 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC
Tel: (08) 3827-2828
Li Bai Chinese Restaurant, at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, will introduce a special menu in April. Australian beef cooked in Chinese style with choices of exclusive sauce including pan-fried sizzling Australian beef with Hoisin garlic sauce or pan-fried sizzling Australian beef with mushroom and black pepper sauce. The prices start from VND488,000 per dish.
Sofitel Saigon Plaza
17 Le Duan St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3824-1555
L’Olivier Restaurant, at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza, serves lunch for business meeting in April, 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. VND350,000 for a two-course set lunch and VND460,000 for a 3-course set lunch.
Also, to celebrate Easter in April, Mezz Restaurant, at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza, prepares a wide range of Easter specialties and activities for children. Noon to 3 p.m. VND1,188,888 per person or VND 1,688,888 per person including Champagne.
The Reverie Saigon
22-36 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823 6688
In April, Café Cardinal, at The Reverie Saigon, offers a selection of imported wild Alaskan salmon including Salmon Carpaccio served with arugula salad, parmesan cheese, and salmon roe, pan-seared salmon served with green pea risotto and fennel salad, salmon filet with spinach, asparagus and Hollandaise sauce. The prices start from VND228,000 per serving.
Pandora, one of the leading of Danish brands in jewellery manufacturer and retailer sector, has just launched a new collection ‘Do’ for Spring 2017. The products combine traditional craftsmanship and modern technology, inspiring women to be true to themselves and what they believe in. The new bangles for Spring 2017 are available in seven fabulous shades including air blue, princess blue, lavender, bright mint, radiant orchid, light pink and shimmering silver. 50 clear cubic zirconia stones are on each bracelet, and four new colours have been added to the rings’ collection. Especially for the spring 2017 collection, Pandora pays homage to all things floral. There are 4 stores in Ho Chi Minh City including Saigon Centre, Diamond Plaza, Crescent Mall and Vincom; 1 store in Ly Thai To St, Hanoi.