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Whale Island Resort

#33 of 128 Hotels in Nha Trang
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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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was looking for a place remote and calm to relax, and it was perfect. The island really looks like southern Corsica, or northen Sardinia. Don't expect tons of attractions, the goal here is to relax. But you still have some catamarans, snorkling, kayak, ... and cocktails. I had booked a garden room, but was upgraded to a beach bungalow... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from 2 days at this beautiful island. It is not big but big enough to have a nice walk and enjoy the silence. There is a lot of choice in food every meal and very friendly people. (good service) Houses are very basic, this is the way they fit into the environment. You can hear many... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To whaleisland resort operator I have booked the room via Agoda. Unfortunately, the date was input wrongly ( checking date is May 1st instead of 2nd ). I really do not know how to make it changed. Then I did contact directly to the number posted on your home page. The answer I recieved confused me so much. The guy,... More 

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

Dear Mr Quocanh911, Thank you for your very unusual comment, that give me the opportunity to present the booking options offered to the guest of Whale Island Resort. I will not argue about the fact that you gave a wrong information to be authorized to publish your review : You had never been a Whale Island guest and you did... More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from 3 nights on whale ISland, and think I my have stayed at a different resort to some of the earlier reviews... we could not fault the service at all...? Staff where both polite & helpful, whilst remaining quiet and discrete. The cabins are a touch basic, but not Robinson Crusoe (and to us that's the... More 

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a two night trip to go diving with my partner. The transfer from Nha Trang includes a ~90 minute drive to a dock and then a ~20 minute boat ride to the island. The resort is in a beautiful location surrounded by forest and has its own small bay which is sheltered and protected enough for paddling and... More 

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

Dear Stefan, Thank you for your comment on our tripadvisor page. As you are living in Vietnam, i would like to remind you that 10,000 dongs, the price of a beach towel fees, at the actual exchange rate is not equivalent to 3 US dollars. Thank you for trying to give a accurate information to the TripAdvisor readers, who could... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dera Mr KSH7, Thank you for your review on our tripadvisor page. We are glad that you think about coming back to Whale Island Resort, even if you did not like some of the services provided. I confirm you that there is no extra charge of any kind for an double bungalow and you have paid for a double room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Nha, Thank you for registering on tripadvisor and sharing your Whale Island experience on our page. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr P- business- Traveller, Thank you for your participation on our tripadvisor page. I am really surprised about your review as you seemed to be about some of our services. Some previous guests and I have already given some explanation about these but you seemed to discover them on the island. I am sorry about but also understand also... 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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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jasmine, Thank you for your review. We are please to read that you enjoy your stay on the island and that the exceptional weather conditions allow you to appreciate our beach facilities. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Alexandre P, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Minh, Thank you for your comment on tripadvisor, We will be please to welcome you again. As you are living in Ho Chi Minh City, i suggest you to come over in the dry season for a long week-end (by flight to Tuy Hoa for example). The weather conditions are usually really good in June. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More 

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