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Whale Island Resort

3.0 of 5 2 Me Linh | Van Ninh District, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

LOCATION: It's beautiful with pristine, clear blue water. It is sad that once you take a hike on the trails, you'll realize there is a lot of trash on the island. ROOMS: We took the superior garden bungalows for some privacy and you'll wake up to beautiful sounds of birds singing. The rooms itself were just OK. I found it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good place with quite beach, crystal water and best place for diving. Although it is quite far from Nha Trang city (100km), it is worth to go that far. If you can dive, this is the place to do this. About the hotel, the facilities are quite basic (it is an eco green hotel), there is no TV, AC... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I absolutely loved the location, the accommodation was basic as described but relatively expensive compared to other beach bungalow style accommodation, with basic facilities (as expected) I found the service to be indifferent, everything seemed to be a chore for the staff, Beer no problem a milkshake then a tut and will bring it over (in about 10 mins, after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I spent 3 nights here over Christmas 2014 with 2 friends and the setting is basic but beautiful. We stayed in a beachfront family bungalow which was clean and spacious. Food is supplied by the resort at an additional cost and there is a lot of it! It also meant we tried some dishes we would perhaps not normally order.... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed there for 2 nights on 2014 Xmas. Very quiet island. Far different to other places in Vietnam. No hawkers, less tourists, clean and pure. We have 2 small children, and they enjoyed every minutes in this resort. Staff are very kind and helpful. Meals are limited but cooked very well. The scene around resort is just spectacular. We traveled... More 

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Oster-Ohrstedt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Hidden about 60 km north of Nha Trang, this resort makes it possible to really relax. Everything is quiet and natural. We ve been there with 2 other couples. The food was great and the staff tried everything to please us. We wantet to stay just 2 but in the end we have been there for 4 relaxing days. After... More 

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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jasper, Thank you for your comment. We are pleased to read that you have apreciated our services. I am taking the oportunity of this answer to offer to our guest the free service of our reception safe as we can not be responsible for the valuable that they keep. Their valuables will be placed into some enveloppe that we... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's very nice, compact resort, with nice authentic basic rooms on the beach. I stayed here 2 nights, its the only option to stay on whale island, and its worth to get out of the busy sights of Vietnam. you can do nice island walks with stunning views, dive, snorkel, canoe, or relax on the beach. its a 2-3 hour... More 

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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gunter, Thank you for your comment. We are pleased to read that you enjoy your stay on Whale Island Resort. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More 

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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We recently spent 4 nights at Whale Island. It is a very quiet get away from the sights and sounds of Vietnam cities. It is quite a journey to get there, but is worth it for the peace and quiet. There is not much to do, snorkelling was good,and the island walk is worthwhile (wear good shoes). With reference to... More 

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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alan and Mary, thank you for sharing your experience with the tripadvisor visitors. I am confirming that the trip by road to our jetty is nowadays a real jouney as there is a lot of road works going on on the national way. We have been apreciating your comments about our nautic equipments. We will replace some of it... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

3 hours from the airport on horrendous unsurfaced roads. The boat crossing was a pleasant 15 minute crossing. The island is small with little or no atmosphere. No one seems happy here. You do feel kind of marooned with nothing to do but not in a nice relaxed way. Set meals are good but the price is expensive compared to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We loved this resort. Beautiful, in a secluded area, off the beaten path. The scuba diving was excellent, especially considering it was at the end of the season. The food was divine, although a little expensive, but totally worth it. The bed was so comfortable, and the view of the beach from the bungalow was amazing to wake up to... More 

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Address: 2 Me Linh | Van Ninh District, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Khanh Hoa Province > Nha Trang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Whale Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
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