Erina Cruise, Halong Bay
Erina Cruise is one of the newest names to come out in Halong Bay. Starting in March 2023, the cruise with modern facilities, excellent service by dedicated staff, and a less touristy itinerary will be an excellent choice if you’re looking for a luxury experience in Halong Bay. Let’s explore what Erina Cruise has to offer with CruiseInHalongBay.com!
Erina Cruise featured 27 luxurious yet modern cabins spanning three floors of the cruise. These cabins are some of the biggest in size that you could find in a Halong Bay cruise; the smallest is already 36 m2, and the biggest is up to 70 m2.
In each cabin, you could find anything you need for a decent overnight stay, from comfy beds to en-suite bathrooms, AC, and a flat-screen TV. Some cabins even have a private jacuzzi for guests ultimate comfort.
When traveling to Halong Bay, you will not miss any moment of this magnificent beauty. Each cabin in Eria will have a spacious private balcony with a straight and amazing view of the bay. Make sure you can enjoy the spectacular view even from your bed. Especially with the President Suite Cabin, you’ll have your own deck with a private open pool on the top of the cruise.
Erina Cruise is equipped with a wide range of extra facilities to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. On the deck of the cruises, you could find a spacious sundeck with a sun lounger for a leisurely relaxing moment. Especially, the cruise is also equipped with a public open minipool with a jacuzzi system, a nice treat for travelers who would rather stay on board than swim in the sea.
On the 2nd floor is the cruise restaurant, decorated in a modern style and offers a board view of the bay thanks to its glass walls. It’s capacity is up to 60 customers, with a variety of choices of food, from Western to Vietnamese traditional food. Erina will serve a mixture of meals, with a buffet for dinner and breakfast and a set menu for lunch.
If you’re looking for a relaxing moment, Erina Spa is surely a place you should pay a visit to during your trip. The spa offers a wide menu, from full-body to facial care, helping you chase away all the tiredness after a long day of kayaking or swimming.
Sailing destinations and activities
Erina Cruise offers a choice of a 1- or 2-night itinerary with a visit to Lan Ha Bay, the less-touristy part of Halong.
During the 1-night itinerary, the cruise will pass by tranquil destinations in Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, like the Tra Bau area (where they filmed the Kong movie), Dark Bright Cave, and a part of Halong Bay.
With 2 nights on board, besides all the destinations like the 1-night itinerary, Erina Cruise will go the extra mile by taking you to Cat Ba Island, the biggest island in north Vietnam, to see the authentic part of Halong and Lan Ha Bay.
Not just sightseeing, Erina also brings you an exciting experience with various activities on and off board, like kayaking, swimming, or cooking classes during its sailing.
Why choose Erina Cruise, Halong Bay?
Cabin & Rates
Inclusion & Policy
- Full amenities Cabin with A/C
- English Speaking Guide
- Overnight Cruise
- All meals on board. ( 02 lunches, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast) for 2 days 1 night, ( 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfast) for 3 days 2 nights
- Kayaking, Cocktail class, Yoga exercise, Bamboo boat, Swimming (if the weather permits), Fish fishing, Movies, Squid fishing, Music entertainment
- All sightseeing entrance fees
- Welcome drink, cold handkerchief, fresh flowers and fresh fruits basket, two bottle of mineral water in each cabin
- Transfer from Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi (Could be booked at the next step)
- Airfare, visa arrangements
- Beauty Spa Services & Massage
- Beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
- All other services NOT clearly mentioned above
1. Cancel by customer
- More than 5 days prior to arrival: complimentary.
- 5 to 3 days before to arrival: 50% of the total rate.
- Less than 3 days before to arrival: full rate.
- No-show: 100 percent of total rate.
*Refund will be issued within 7 business days
2. Cancellation due to inclement weather:
– In the event of inclement weather, the Management Board of Halong Bay will determine the morning of departure whether a cancellation is necessary. If such a cancellation is necessary, we will provide alternative travel arrangements or a full refund in accordance with the cruise policy.
- Child from 0 – 4 Years old: free of charge. Sharing the same bed with parents
- Child from 5 – 11 years old: 75% charge. Sharing the same bed with parents
- Child above 12 years old: 100% charge. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same cabin as parents
*Please check rate to see detailed charge for each cruise
12:00 – 12:30 Welcome to Erina Cruise. Take a small tender boat to transfer to the main cruise.
13:00 Doing check in. After that, have a set-menu lunch at the restaurant while admiring the view of Halong Bay
14:00 Free time on board
15:30 – 17:00: Stop by Tra Bau area, a tranquil water in Lan Ha Bay. Leisurely kayaking, swimming on the bay or simply relaxing on the cruise jacuzzi.
18:00 Get back to Erina Cruise. Join in sunset party and enjoy fresh drinks from “Happy Hours” at the open sky bar.
18:30: Cooking class. Learn how to make Vietnamese specialty.
19:00: Buffet dinner
Overnight on board.
06:30 Welcome an energetic morning with Tai chi class on cruise’s deck (Optional)
07:30 Buffet breakfast
08:30 – 10:00: Visit the most beautiful cave of Lan Ha Bay – The Dark and Bright Cave. The 2 caves will keep you surprise by their beauty as well as a tranquil sea valley hidden inside them. (Notes: The entrance of the cave is quite small so we have to take kayaking or bamboo boat to get into it)
09:30 Get back to Erina Cruise.
10:00 Have a light brunch while the cruise slowly sail back to the port.
11:30 Back to the Tuan Chau Marina. Cruise end.
11:30 Arrive Tuan Chau Marina. Take transfer boat to Erina Cruise
Check in cabin and get briefly introduce about itinerary and safety by cruise captain. Have Set Menu lunch in the restaurant and come back to your cabin for some rest.
Visit Tra Bau area – where used to film Kong movie on 2019. The area is famous for a quiet and peaceful waters. Joining kayaking and swimming activities around Tra Bau.
After that, get back to the cruise for sunset party and cooking class
Buffet BBQ dinner. Overnight on board.
Wake up and fill in your energy with a buffet breakfast.
After that, transfer to the day boat to explore hidden part of Lan Ha Bay. Arrive Cat Ba Island, you’ll have a chance to visit Viet Hai village. Cycling (or taking electric car) around the village and the Cat Ba National Park.
Return to the day boat for lunch
Keep enjoying kayaking and swimming around the bay.
In the late afternoon, come back to Erina Cruise for Sunset party and cooking demostration.
Buffet dinner and overnight on board
Wake up to practice Tai Chi – a traditional exercise of Vietnamese to help you free your mind and relax your body (Optional). Buffet breakfast then will be served at the restaurant
Visit Dark and Bright Cave, the most beautiful cave in the area by kayaking or bamboo boat.
Return to Erina Cruise later to check out and have brunch.
12:00 Back to Tuan Chau Marina. Cruise end.
No, the bus only picks up & drops off at Hanoi Old quarter.
However, we’re also provide a separated service to transfer from Old Quarter to the Airport. Please kindly note in the booking so that our agent could advise accordingly.
Yes. All of the cruises are now offer vegetarian options for travelers.
Besides, others food such as Halal, non-gluten,.. or any special requirement are also available. Please kindly inform us by email or “note section” once you process the booking in the next step. We’ll ensure your dining experience on board will be memorable.
No it’s not. We have mentioned clearly what’s included in “Price Inclusion” section above. However, we do provide transfer service between cruises and Hanoi/Hai Phong/Ninh Binh. It’s all could be booked in the next step. If your wish destination is not show up, kindly note down on the Booking Notes for our travel expert to advise accordingly.
The cruise would be back to the port at 11:30. It then take 3 hours to get back to Hanoi airport & 45 mins to get to Hai Phong airport. As a results, we strongly suggest:
- Flight from Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong City): After 2pm
- Flight from Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi City): After 5pm
When packing for Cruise, the most important items to bring are comfortable clothing, swimwear, and sunscreen. If you travel during winter months (November to Feb), you may also need to pack a light jacket or sweater to keep warm during cooler evenings.
Typically, each cruise provides 1 – 2 bottles of water for free every day, and you will not be allowed to bring your own drinks. So, if you want to stay hydrated, bring some money (the drinks on board are a little pricy)
It is also recommended that you bring a camera or smartphone with enough of storage capacity for photos and videos in order to make the most of your trip. Prepare some waterproof protection for them, as you will be doing a lot of water-based activities.
Finally, remember to bring any medications or toiletries you might need while away from home.