Only at 40 km away from Hanoi, eco-friendly La Ferme du Colvert Resort & Spa, spread over an environmentally preserved 4 ha property, offers unique quality accommodation and personalized service, with windows looking out onto rural leafy grounds and wide blue sky. Our countryside houses – divided into Deluxe and Superior rooms – come in different authentic ethnic and Vietnamese architectural styles and are surrounded by private lush gardens, ponds and hills. Rooms are tastefully decorated with wooden vintage hand made furniture and fully equipped with ensuite bathrooms, free access wifi and outdoor seating for guests to relax. Common areas include an outdoor Desjoyaux-built swimming pool surrounded with trees, plants, lounge chairs and sundecks for sunbathing, as well as many seating spots, nooks and crannies for all guests to enjoy, in quietness or with family and friends. Some guests can venture as far as to the great Dap Dom Lake Patio, to enjoy panorama and a sense of secluded peacefulness. During your stay, enjoy delicious regional specialties at Le Colvert Restaurant – prepared daily from local produce, outdoor sports and games as well as beauty cares at the Nature Spa. Other services include biking or hiking tour to local markets and visiting local farmers’ gardens or craftsmen villages; excursions to the Black River Valley and further. La Ferme is a well-known private hire location among Vietnamese business, education and charity circles who wish to offer their team a new experience in the countryside while expressing their support to the country’s sustainable resources. La Ferme du Colvert actively advocates charity projects, material aid and sustainable development for local Muong community as well as environmental conservation for present and future generations. — BAR | RESTAURANT At Le Colvert Restaurant, savour home-made daily set menus with fresh seasonal local sourced ingredients; featuring delicious French-Vietnamese fusion recipes taught by French Chefs prepared fresh from the day. Looking on to the pool surrounded with leafy palm trees and the lotus pond’s gardens, the lush view from the restaurant will make the experience all the more relaxing and unique. Alternatives – veggie, vegan, dairy/gluten-free are well catered for as we welcome local and international travellers of all ages and with different dietary preferences. Our ingredients are carefully picked as the day breaks from La Ferme du Colvert’s own veggie patches, neighbours’ gardens as well as premium farmers in the local villages around. The Orchid Bar located next to the Restaurant offers a wide range of fresh fruit-based juices and smoothies, tea from our Hills, Buon Me Thuat beans coffee, Le Colvert fruit-infused rice wine, various liquors, cocktails and wine selection. — SPA NATURE Our Nature Spa offers traditional Muong massage, or tonic massage inspired from the Thai and Swedish techniques; blending soft medecine practice with use of medecinal plants from our garden, as taught by our experienced neighbor and local herbalist Madame Hien. Surrounded with plants and water, treat yourself to face cares and fruit face mask, Muong massage and foot and hands cares, pedicure and manicure, or traditional Vietnamese herbs Sauna. — ACTIVITIES By bike – free access for staying guests, by foot or on a tuk tuk, roam free in beautifully green Cu Yen countryside, meeting the welcoming villagers of Nhuan Trach, Suoi Re and many other Muong ethnic villages. One of our favorite spots in Xom Sang reminds guests of a mini terrestrial Halong Bay and is the perfect half a day trip. One-day excursions can take you the breathtaking Black River Valley – remiding of European great lakes, or the old village Duong Lam, far from mass tourism. Guests also have access to the Orchid gym-fitness-yoga studio entirely made of wood by our artisans for exercise or meditation. Others will go for cooking classes to learn how to make the best nems, banh xeo or other tasty local specialty. Games and activities are organised for all ages. Children and students will love going around the gardens, feeding the animals and pets, playing with friendly puppies and kittens, spotting wild birds, lezards, squirrels and colourful butterflies ! Jump on stage and take part to the Muong Live Music Show with our lively Muong team, dancing to traditional or contemporary songs, with colorful costumes and fun dance routines ! — SUSTAINABLE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT By staying at La Ferme du Colvert, all guests contribute to our sustainable local development program, prioritizing the maintaining of training and employment for 50 villagers in ecotourism - most of whom are women, wives, mothers and industrious breadwinners, the maintaining of community school Hoa Ban for local children - officially recognized by Hoa Binh province, the conservation of a unique natural land with diversified fauna and flora for present and future generations. Guests are welcome to contribute further with monetary and/or material donations to Hao Ban school (unused toys, clothes, books,…) if they wish to. Volunteering positions may be available at times ; please send us expression of interest and we will discuss further.