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Whale Island Resort

#32 of 146 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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london
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

before we went I read all the reviews. took snacks and was ready for a couple of days back to basics!!! we were picked up at the train station, taken on a little boat to the island just in time for breakfast. I mentioned a food intolerance to one of the waitresses and this was remembered every meal. we had... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights in august. Organisation was excellent, pick up from airport, boat transfer and no waiting around between transports. I have to say this was part of an itinerary with rickshaw travel, it is not the kind of thing we normally do, not being fans of lying around in the sun! However this rest in peaceful... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful, relaxing island retreat worth the effort to get there. Service and food excellent. Good snorkelling and swimming in a beautiful buoyed off bay. Rooms basic but comfortable. Nice bar and restaurant area.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a few days and I loved it. The breakfast was okay and lunch and dinner where great. The house itself was also good and had a bed with mosquito net. But the best part was the beach and the bay. The water around the island was pretty poluted by garbage from the fisheries, but the bay... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very comfortable and lovely place for few days relaxing in Vietnam. Nice food, lovely terrace for evening gin-tonic and personnel. Kids loved the pool table. Great snorkeling bay - with lots of fish and coral. Excellent sailing on HobbyCat 16 at sunset in 3-4 Bf. We (2+4 kids) all really enjoyed this little luxurious break from hectic Vietnamese life.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the middle of a very busy tour of Vietnam and it was just what we needed. Calm, relaxing place. We stayed in Bungalows 3 and 4 and just walked out of the door and across a path and into the sea. The room was clean not luxurious but charming, shower was never really more than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed with our two young sons in July for 8 nights in a family garden view room. We chose Whale Island because we wanted the beach, sea, beautiful surroundings and a laid back stay. The beach and sea were the nicest and cleanest we saw during our time in Vietnam. Staff and guest worked hard to keep the sea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great quiet place to relax. Absolutely beautiful. Call reception for travel arrangement. They were excellent for that! Only downside was that you are forced to eat according to the restaurant schedule (only 1 restaurant). Also, it is a fixed menu and it costs $14US per meal per person....this is very expensive and makes no sense if you take into account... More 

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

Dear Erika, Thank you for your comment. It's true that there is only one restaurant on the island. We try to mention that every time we can so our travelers don't feel like "taken in hostage" at their arrival. Our meals price, 14$ per meal per person are also mentioned on our website and every time that we confirm them... More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The whale island resort is on a really lovely island 2 hours drive north of Nha Trang. The drive itself is a nightmare because of the really bad road-standard, but the island is absolutely worth the trip. For us, it was the highlight of our two week holiday in Vietnam. If you like snorkelling, swimming off the beach right in... More 

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

Dear Kazza 08, We would like to thank you for this review and to give us the opportunity to add some updates and extra information about our service for the visitors of this page. About the meals served from our restaurant, we offer a set menu BUT also ask when the guests are checking in if they follow any special... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

when I first visited this resort 16 years ago, it was the best resort I had ever been to. Returning with three children, it still is. Ringed around by mountainous green island, a white sandy beach overhung with frangipani and coconut palms, beautiful, tranquil, warm, calm blue seas at your doorstep, excellent snorkeling and child-friendly diving. Great food and unobtrusive... More 

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

Dear Lauramalir, Thank you for sharing your long experience of Whale Island Resort. We wish also to welcome you sooner. Kind regards Alexandre Portier More 

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