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Whale Island Resort

2 Me Linh | Van Ninh District, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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Ranked #24 of 109 hotels in Nha Trang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Real time, with many happiness and great moments. Standing on the top at view point was the most feeling i have ever been. Especially when I were there with my love. It's a great time. Love it... Thanks to all staffs for your support. I will be back soon

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

Dear Mr Anh, Thank you for your review on our tripadvisor page, We are pleased to read that you enjoy our resort and its location and hope to welcome you again. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was my second stay on whale island and this time I bought my mother and boyfriend with me. It was the perfect island getaway. Alex and his staff were as caring and attentive as ever. We arranged the shuttle from Nha Trang and were met at the island by the lovely, friendly staff who showed us to our rooms,... More

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

Dear Gemma, Thank you for your new review. We look forward to welcoming you again on the island ...or maybe in our other ecolodge in Ha Giang? Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

great for relaxing we stayed 3 nights in the middle of our 3 week holiday, next time 5 nights. fixed price menu made it easy for lunch and dinner and 2 double Baileys on ice before bed, it doesn't get much better.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our tripadvisor page. Our Resort was created 16 years ago for the travellers to rest few days as part of their travel itinerary in Vietnam. We are glad and honored to read from you appreciate your stay and hope to welcome you again. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It s a good place for those who want to be away from everything everywhere, and away from modernity...no air con, no good facilities...in a paradise place (if you don't go too much outside of the compound...other places full of garbage). Unfortunatly the stayed turned to hard times because of many small bad services: the grooms dont take your suitcases... More

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

Dear Mr Chris Orleans, Thank you for sharing your feeling about your stay in November 2013. I am taking the opportunity of this answer to explain some part of our policy about the payments from our customers and about our understanding of the services that we should offer to the guests. But before, I should express my surprise that you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

like no others, simple facilities but that's enough. Enjoy very much for the services, food (a bit since I love tasty dishes but no plain) and its surrounding. good to spend your time with your loved one with totally care for your partner. Romance is always around.

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lxportier, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Weetips, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor, We are pleased to read that you appreciate our remote - and romantic, you are right - island. The Whale Island Staff and I thank you for your visit and wish you to enjoy the rest of your travel in Vietnam. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Primarily went to Whale Is Resort to dive with Rainbow Divers. We were very impressed with the Resort and the dive operation. The staff,food and facilities were all excellent. Massages also great. The meals are set menu, but varied, tasty and fresh and always delivered with a smile. The rooms are spacious with good fan cooling. Firm but comfortable beds.... More

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lxportier, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nzdiver, Thank you for sharing your experience on Whale Island with the tripadvisor visitors. We are honored to read that you ẹnjoy your stay. I have also forwarded your comments to the Rainbow Divers crew who organized your diving activities. We hope to welcome you for another stay in one of our resort. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More

preston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here for four nights in April with my wife and friends. The island resort is stunning and the rooms are comfortable. The food was excellent with long lazy lunches and dinners. Fantastic for sunbathing and swimming and also diving with Rainbow Divers. Drinks prices were very reasonable and we will definitely return next time in Vietnam.

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lxportier, Manager at Whale Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Steven, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoy your stay on Whale Island and hope to welcome you again in one of our Resort. Kind Regards Alexandre Portier More

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Address: 2 Me Linh | Van Ninh District, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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Location: Vietnam > Khanh Hoa Province > Nha Trang
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An idyllic tropical paradise on a small island in stunning Van Phong Bay, Whale Island, also known as Ile de la Baleine or Hon Ong, is a low-key, initimate resort two hours north of Nha Trang. Offering a desert island experience, Whale Island nestles amongst swaying coconut palms and a pristine sand beach.Thirty one traditional-style bamboo thatched bungalows offer beds with mosquito nets, pillar fans, plus en-suite bathrooms with shower. ... more   less 
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