Having known as one of the promising destinations for all passengers traveling in Vietnam, Halong Bay has stood out for overnight cruising tourism, which lets tourists can go further and have a longer time to explore more the breathtaking bay. Possessing a mass of dense limestone islands, Halong Bay is not suitable for very big overnight metal cruises like almost international cruises brands offer. Instead, medium cruises will be the ideal accommodation for you.
How to choose the Best cabin on Halong Bay Cruises
In fact, there are a lot of options varying from a wooden private boat around 4-10 cabins to a wooden boutique cruise over 12 cabins if you’re looking for an old and classic vibe and big metal boat with contemporary and spacious design.
Planning a Halong Bay Cruise vacation needs many efforts and decisions. The most difficult should be how to choose a cabin getting along with your budget and interests. From cruise ship layouts and deck plans, you can quickly notice many different types of cabins. But normally, with a Halong Bay Cruise, there will be around 3 - 5 different categories for travelers. Let’s take a close look at different categories of cruise cabins to make the best decision for your cruise vacation in Halong Bay.
1. What is the Best Cruise Ship Cabin?
The best cabin on a Halong Bay Cruise ship is, of course, the most expensive ones with excellent in-room facilities and service. However, the best cabin for you should definitely be your personal choice with cost and location in your mind as the primary factor. You can enjoy a wonderful time in a cabin on the low level with a window overlooking to the bay, but what if sitting on the balcony with a good book, sipping a delectable cup of coffee or simply stepping outside and feeling in every second that you’re on a voyage? That feeling will for sure give you the answer to why you should choose a room with balcony on Halong Bay Cruises.
Many people choose the cheapest and lowest cabins as they don’t want to pay more for a cruise trip and recommend that to new cruisers, but that doesn’t work for everyone. If you are on a 2-day or 3-day Halong Bay Cruise, you are not forced to join all outside excursions, so many would want to spend time in their own cabins for relaxing or taking a nap. On a cruise ship, your cabin is your private space to do what you love, so spend enough time to select a suitable cabin type as deciding the itinerary and the ship to cruise on.
2. Is Cabin Price Important?
Yes, obviously, price is the primary factor in making a decision that comes first in mind with many cruisers. Choosing a proper cruise ship cabin depends much on your budget, but if your cruise vacation is short, paying more to get a better cabin could be a great option. Let think about your budget, get to know details about cabin types and make the best decision for you.
3. What Are the Different Types of Cruise Ship Cabins?
The price of a cruise ship cabin is various due to its location, size, and layout. But, there is not much difference between cabin types on Halong Bay Cruises. Each cabin type will be well-arranged on each floor with the same square. Higher floor cabin rates will be higher than the lower deck’s. The highest cabin type on a cruise will be located in the best location of the cruise, like the front of the ship with a panoramic view to the bay or large sun terrace outside.
For almost classic wooden boats in Halong Bay, there will be 3 typical cabin types: the first type is cabins on the lower deck with a sea view window, the second will be on the higher deck, maybe also with a window or even a small terrace outside and the highest cabin type. For a luxurious boutique cruise, higher cabin types could offer better accommodation: higher floor, more spacious rooms, balcony with relax chairs outside or larger terrace for enjoying.
For new modern metal boats in Halong Bay, they could offer from 3 - 5 cabin types. Beside basic cabins on a lower and higher deck, they will accommodate some higher cabin types with special locations on the ship. It would be located at the rear of the ship, at the front of the ship and surely in the higher deck, with a more spacious room or even a large private sun terrace.
Choosing the best cabin for your cruise vacation would become easier if you take the time to search for information on your cruise. Think about what is important to you and consider the cost difference. If you need any other advice on choosing your ideal cabin among various options, feel free to get in touch with our Cruises Expert Team for itineraries and bookings.
Also, our Halong Bay Cruises website has shown typical features of each cabin type on our cruises to make it easier for you to compare and get cabins according to your needs and style. If you have any inquiries, we’re here more than willing to assist your travel plan with our sincere hospitality. Bon voyage!