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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
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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32 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I loved this place....swimming , swimming. Scuba and snorkeling....hiking.....good food. The price to eat is a little high but not much more then in nha trang. The beds was nice ....room or huts very nice but very hot at night...I had planed to stay 7 days but only made 4 before I had to leave for air conditioning....I'm just not... More

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

Dear John H, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that you enjoy your stay in our resort. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This a very quire and nice place at 1 h from Tuy Hoa or 2 h from Nha Trang. A paradise of white sand and clear warm water, snorkeling, kayak canoe, scuba diving. Bungalow are private, basic but comfortable. 1 menu for food, basic but very good. we spend 4 nights over there and get a great rest but still... More

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

Dear Clafouti 49, Thank you for your review on our Tripadvisor page and for promoting our environmental project. You give me the opportunity to thank the Whale Island Staff who participates regularly to the protection of the island by cleaning the mangrove and an other beach outside the resort. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a beautiful island! Have just returned from an amazing 2 week stay in Vietnam. We had 3 nights in Ho Chi Min city, 2 nights in Nha Trang and 8 nights at Whale Island Resort. Beautiful location. White sandy beaches, crystal clear warm sea, stunning views. Rooms are basic but perfectly adequate. Again, food basic and set meals but... More

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

Dear Peter, Thank you for sharing your experience with Whale Island Resort and Rainbow Divers. We would be pleased to welcome you again, if you will plan another trip to Vietnam. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed there 3 nights and it was great family time, with nothing to think about except chilling out enjoying the lovely scenary and eating.far to much.. The bungalows are very basic and some might be afraid by huge insects...but getying back to the basics was great for the kids. Take your time to reach the island, because you will... More

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

Dear Paul, Thank you for this review on our tripadvisor page. We are always glad to read that our guests and their children had a great time on our Island. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed at Whale Island Resort for a short three night stay in May. The diving was a surprise, there was a lack of fish life, due to overfishing I'd expect, but there was still so much to see. Loved all the frog fish. The resort was cute with individual cabins, the diving company was very professional (moreso than their counterpart... More

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

Dear StRuth, Thank you for this review. I have forwarded your compliments to the whole Whale Island Dive Team of Rainbow Divers. I agree with you: Mr Phat and his brother Hien are the most experience dive guide in our area (and two of the best in Vietnam) , the only able to spot so many local macro species in... More

Mellor, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just spent 4 nights at this resort and had a lovely relaxing time. The accommodation is basic but comfortable, each hut having ceiling fans not air com. The beds all have mozzie nets which were essential. The meals come from a set menu at fixed prices..... $28 for lunch and dinner combined. ( kids half price) Breakfast in with the... More

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

Dear Alvin F, Thank you for your review on our tripadvisor page. You are right to mention that even the furthest bungalow on the garden side of the resort still very close from the beach. We hope that you ẹnjoyed the end of your trip in Vietnam. Kind regards Alexandre Portier 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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