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Thuan Tinh Island - Cooking Tour

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Address: Thon 1, Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 (0)906477770
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thuan Tinh Island is a small isolated island, around 3.5 km far from Hoi An...

Thuan Tinh Island is a small isolated island, around 3.5 km far from Hoi An Ancient Town, on Thu Bon River. Thuan Tinh Island is an eco-friendly island rich in tropical foliage making it a beautiful place to cook, relax and then enjoy the dishes you've created, Thuan Tinh Island Cooking Tour. We organize daily cooking classes at Thuan Tinh Island: pick-up at the hotels in Hoi An area. You will make your first stop at the market to purchase some fresh and locally grown herbs, before joining a river boat ride in 30 minutes to Thuan Tinh for a relaxing meander through what has been officially recognised as an ecological zone. To visit the local Village, we take a row boat ride through the water coconut trees. We then walk through the gardens to visit a local family and snack on grilled rice cakes and iced tea. From there, we head back to our open-air cooking class overlooking the water coconut trees and river. Our chefs will show you how to make Vietnamese food while you enjoy the cool breeze and peaceful setting. That is much more than simply a cooking class as a journey to discover the eco island that makes you satisfied.

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Would highly recommended this cooking class. We started in the market picking up the local food and herbs, the boat trip after to the private island was iconic! Professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Would highly recommended this cooking class. We started in the market picking up the local food and herbs, the boat trip after to the private island was iconic! Professional, helpful and friendly staff. We learned how to cook four Vietnamese dishes which tasted exceptional. The half day was the perfect amount of time because I previously did a full day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful day in a beautiful location! I truly could not fault the day - from the wonderful Chef Hon who showed us around the amazing markets in Hoi An, then the boat ride to the island and then a smaller boat through the coconut plantations... Once at the cooking school everything was catered for, lovely passion fruit drink,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned to our hotel from our cooking tour and we haven't stopped talking about it. From being picked up at the hotel going to the markets, the boat and canoe to the "kitchen", is so well organised. We had such a good time. We were only a small group so felt quite special. The food we cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and my Mum and Dad joined this cooking class and thoroughly enjoyed it! We're on a South East Asia trip and have been to our fair share of markets (queue for husband to roll eyes), but the trip to this market was excellent, (and particularly memorable!) As we were walking around I happened to see a chicken being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So well organised,we werepicked up at our hotel on time, we were taken to the local market which was a great experience, we helped to buy all the ingredients which would be used in our dishes. We had a lovely boat ride to the cooking class which was so well run, the staff are so organised and our guide Hon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I wanted to do a cooking class and our hostel recommended this one to us and it was really amazing. Mo the cooking instructor is such a sweet person and the food is delicious. Not too hard to make! Also the island is very beautiful and the atmosphere was just great. We were only 7 ppl so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was meticulously organised. The cooking classes are small and the tuition is very clear. When you cook a good meal and eat it yourself you are bound to feel. Good about the experience. These people run a brilliant show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this cooking class and tour. The class was well-organized; I loved the support staff who swooped in to clear dirty dishes, add supplies and refill our passion juice glasses. The pacing of the class was well-thought out. You make a lot of food, but since it is spread out through the class, you're able to enjoy it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on this tour today. Great to experience the local market and make such yummy food in a beautiful setting. Our guide & chef Hon really made the day fun, interesting and easy. Would highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This experience was absolutely amazing and a special thanks to Hon our guide, he really made the trip so enjoyable. Started with a tour of the local markets, seeing all the fresh produce and the meat market. We picked up all the ingredients for the day. Followed by a fabulous boat ride down the river, and then onto a sampan... More 

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