lifestyle • 09 Feb, 2017
7 Saigon Staycations for Valentine's Day
Earn more relationship brownie points than you know what to do with
In the game of love, we all need an edge. Roses? Meh. Chocolates? Try harder. With Tet behind us - during which you’ve hopefully whisked your lover off to some exotic location - we think it’s time to stay exactly where you are, and treat your BFF with benefits to a Saigon Staycation. Whether it be a luxury spa vacay in the middle of the city (with all the 5-star trimmings), or a quick journey along the river to a boutique private villa, we think this list of seven Valentine’s Day ‘stay-aways’ has something for everyone. Just be sure to invite us to the wedding, ok? Enjoy!
An Lam Saigon River
Basking in lush tropical grounds along the Saigon river, An Lam resort is a 15 minute boat ride from the CBD. Be captivated by the exquisite luxury of this boutique lifestyle location, blending into its beautiful surrounds and providing the utmost peace and privacy for guests.
Perfect for: Couples open to a new perspective on city life
Price Range: from $266 USD, check out their Special Offers here
Address: 21/4 Trung Street, Vinh Phu, Thuan An, Binh Duong
The Reverie Saigon might just be the definition of luxury in the city. Renowned for its beautiful interiors, this place raises the bar for accommodation too, and has food and beverage packages to die for. Indulge you and your partner in one of 12 room types or go bigger and enquire about one of their suites!
Perfect for: An experience neither of you will surely forget.
Price Range: Deluxe Rooms from $263 USD
Address: 22-36 Nguyen Hue Blvd & 57-69F Dong Khoi Street, D.1
Bunker B&B sits in the heart of District 1’s creative commons of Da Kao, a 20 minute walk to the city center. As food lovers, coffee enthusiasts and appreciators of good design, the crew at Bunker aim to give you an immersive experience of the modern, youthful Saigon.
Perfect for: Showing off your local game
Price Range: From $41 USD
Address: 79/2/1 Phan Ke Binh, D.1
Hotel des Arts Saigon is an exclusive get-away minutes from the best parts of the city. This chic, 5-star location features one of the best rooftop pool bars we know, spa facilities, garden terraces and might be the perfect way to enjoy a little luxury, while keeping in touch with work. Great views too.
Perfect for: Busy couples who appreciate the finer things in life
Price Range: From $231 USD
Address: 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D.1
A true get away staycation in the leafy suburb of Cu Chi. Another beautiful French-colonial mansion drenched in serenity, greenery and luxury. Featuring charming architecture, the swimming pool and spa, attentive staff and great food make a night here well worth the trip.
Perfect for: Road trippin’ without all that pesky distance
Price Range: from VND1.5million per night
Address: 12 Road 189, Highway 8, Binh My Commune, Cu Chi, HCMC
The Myst is a new concept in city hotels. Located on tree-lined Ho Huan Nghiep, it’s literally steps away from fashionable Dong Khoi and the Saigon River. Immerse yourself in the history of the city amongst hushed modern spaces and the charismatic relics of old Saigon.
Perfect for: City-slicking lovers with an appreciation for history
Price Range: from $180 USD
Address: 8 Ho Huan Nghiep, D.1
Located along a picturesque stretch of Saigon River in district 2, Villa Sông Saigon is a French colonial mansion ideal for couples who love luxury in a peaceful setting. Not just a high-end spa, Villa Sông has a wide range of food options and an extensive wine cellar. Splash out this Valetines, you’re worth it.
Perfect for: Couples who value getting ‘away’ from it all
Price Range: from $345 USD
Address: 197/2 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, D.2
Words by jonaspin
Graphics by Thanh Duong