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Whale Island Resort

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Dam Mon Village , Van Thanh warm Van Ninh District, Nha Trang Vietnam
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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.
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Property amenities
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Canoeing
Diving
Airport transportation
Fax / photocopying
Massage
Public wifi
Internet
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Special diet menus
Windsurfing
Billiards
Fishing
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Room features
Private beach
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Lagoon View
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Vietnamese

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Dam Mon Village , Van Thanh warm Van Ninh District, Nha Trang Vietnam
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Tuy Hoa Airport27 miSee all flights
Cam Rahn Airport47 miSee all flights
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I stayed for two nights as part of an Exodus cycling holiday. This was a non-cycling time along the route and was a complete contrast to the modern hotels we had been staying in along the route. Accommodation was a tropical bungalow. Quite basic but perfectly adequate and suited the tropical island get away vibe very well. The bar and restaurant were a short walk along the beach and a great place to have a drink and watch the sun go down. There is a walk around the island and a map was provided but it was not very well way marked. Bar staff were friendly but the restaurant staff did not really engage much and did have a tendency to want to clear your plate immediately you had finished the last mouthful ! This was a little off putting.
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Very nice and remote/isolated place. First 3 days we were almost the only guest on the island/resort, we found out the season was about to end (diving ends in september)...we were not informed about that when we booked trip and diving. Did some diving both by boat and local in the bay. Very nice to see what the island do for the corals and the environment. We helped clean up the beach and the water. The beach is very clean, but if you go to either the left or right you find beaches full of plastic. Looks like it is coming from the nearby fish farms - staff do not have time to clean them? With some LEAN thinking it could be cleaned very fast. Could also ask tourists to bring the green bags when walking around the island - a lot could be done rather than just saying "we do not have time". Very good food by the way Only little thing, not related to the resort. The boats from the fish farms sails passed the resort from approx 4 am to 9pm and they are very loud.
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We stayed as part of an organised trip with Exodus holidays. The rooms are sparse but have everything you need. The food and bars were really good. From the resort you can go snorkelling or just walk round the island.
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A wonderful place for relaxation! I spent with my friends here for 3 nights. The beaches - the sea creatures - the hill just behind the resorts, the foods...everything here was so good. Best place ever, will come back .
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We stayed three nights here and were actually very curious (and a bit anxious), mainly because of the mixed reviews on Trip advisor. But we were actually were positively surprised: the location is beautiful, the swim (and snorkling) is great, the huts are basic but beautiful (we really liked ours), it is clean, the food is good and people are friendly. Every morning it was a pleasure to wake up 🏝😊. Just a couple of things I would like to comment on: - Lunch and dinner has been too much for us. This is not just something that happened here, but almost everywhere in Vietnam. With the heat, our (European) stomachs do not have an apetite for a huge meal. Now food has been wasted, which we find a pity. Why not serve people a little less first, and tell that if they want more that that is always possible? It would then maybe also be possible to give people a choice of what to eat (and what not)? There were others families that also had a lot of leftovers - Staff could sometimes be a bit more engaged. They are friendly, but maybe the language (some hardly speak any English) throws a barrier. That is a pity as we felt that the ones who could talk a bit of English were more engaged. We also felt they could be a bit more service minded, which would boost the sales of drinks (etc) as well 😉. - The beds were, for our spoiled European backs, a little hard. We slept good though, no proplem. Our kids said I should not comment on this as they thought the beds were perfect 😉 That is all. There is lots to do, if you want! You can get a book from a little library, rent some scuba (snorkling) gear, go on a scuba trip, get diving lessons, rent a catamaran, swim, relax, contribute to the cleaning, etc. In general, I thought it is painful to see the amount of plastic in the waters of Vietnam, everywhere (including Halong Bay, etc). So also here. The way the staff of Whale Island (Eco) Resort is dealing with this though, is really fantastic!! They should do this everywhere in Vietnam. If so, there would be no massive amounts of plastics floating around like it does now....everywhere...
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PRICE RANGE
$36 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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whale island hotel nha trang, whale island nha trang
LOCATION
VietnamKhanh Hoa ProvinceNha Trang
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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Frequently Asked Questions about Whale Island Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Whale Island Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Whale Island Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Does Whale Island Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Whale Island Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Whale Island Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Vietnamese.
Does Whale Island Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.