While guests are able to sail through the gorgeous Halong Bay, Emeraude Classic Cruises offers English-guided tours through Sung Sot Grotto and Floating Villages. Activities such as Tai Chi lessons, swimming, kayaking, or cooking lessons are provided as well.
A Vietnamese and international buffet is served in the boat’s dining room. The bars offer a full set of French, Australian, and Chilean wine, spirits, beers, cocktails, and other drinks. A relaxing body massage can be enjoyed at the spa. The elegant looking superior and deluxe air conditioned cabins also offers non-smoking options coming with an electronic door lock, umbrella, and bottled water.
The Paul Roque Suite cabin has an amazing private balcony. Captain’s Suite is spacious, comfortable, and lined with colonial-era bamboo matting. Emeraude Suite is luxuriously roomy enough for a queen-sized bed as well as a large sofa and space for guests to entertain.
A 72-hour advance registration with the cruise is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in on board. Children whose traveling documents are attached to parent’s passport must be traveling with the parent. No refunds are offered if local police and port authority refuse passengers passages when passengers fail to present valid passports for inspection.