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Oakland, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A wonderful stay in one of the Superior Beach Bungalows. Bed was comfortable, shower was warm, and food was great. Very friendly staff. Of course the best part is the island itself. Clean water, a nice, if sightly difficult hiking trail, and beautiful grounds. It's very private and you can tell the staff is trying hard and has taken advice...

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

Dear Clevelumbus, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to read that you are satisfied about our services and that you also appreciate to stay in one of our six really new superior beach bungalow built during the rainy season. We will be pleased to welcome you again. Kind regards Alexandre Portier

Jylland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful island. Nice huts and kind staff. Great walks on the island. Chilly weather where a warm shower would have been appreciated.... only cold water. A few solar panels might have done the job ? Great food lunch and dinner but breakfast to be improved. Would also be nice with wifi in the huts.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read and considered very carefully before choosing this place because of several negative comments, and to be honest I'm a very picky person. However it is better far more than I expected. -Room is standard, no air con but has a ceiling fan, but you may not need to use because it is always cool and windy on this...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked for a transfer (shuttle) from Nha Trang hotel Alana Beach Hotel to the resort; it was 20USD/person (going back from th island to the airport was 80USD- for 2 ppl). We travelled a lot. Since the island can be reached by a boat (of course) from Nha Trang it is a 2hrs (100km/63miles) trip at least (after getting...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights here in October. The island is very picturesque and isolated. Perfect to disconnect from everything. The food is delicious and the staff and really nice. The bar and outdoor lounge are the best hangout spaces and we made friends with some other guests. It rained a lot but we still got some snorkeling...

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Had heard that this resort was so so, however, I was very positive surprised already at arrival at the resort. Few things can be improved f.inst. the “departure terminal” of their boat. Personly I had no problem, but taking grand parents along could be problematic even that the staff were more then helpful. We got a heavy rain end of...

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay in Vietnam! My boyfriend and I were for 2 nights and OMG - what a spectacular place. "Stunning" does not do it justice. So peaceful and magical. Crystal clear water, amazing food and endless drinks. People staff too!!! I would recommend this to anyone and everyone:)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed October 7, 2016

We stayed in Whale Island for three nights, at the end of august 2016. This is truly an eco-lodge, but a comfortable one. The food was great, traditional Vietnamese dishes, and touches of French cuisine. The coral reef, that the manager has protected to make it grow over ten years or so, is beautiful, with lots of different, colorful fishes....

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a week and we loved the place. The island is pretty small and the Whale island resort is actually the only place to stay and dine in this island. This place is quiet, relaxing and offers a variety of water activities at cheap price if you are into them such as: snorkeling, kayak,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Spent 5 nights in this off-the-tourist-map resort. Wonderful, quiet, relaxing resort in a beautiful setting. Water was warm, beer was more than reasonable ($), ice cold and staff were very pleasant. You lose almost a whole day in travel to get there - minimum 2h45min drive, after flight from HMC to Nha Trang, however this also ensures that Whale Island...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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Address: 2 Me Linh | Van Ninh District, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Khanh Hoa Province > Nha Trang
Price Range: $47 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whale Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Room 15 is kinda middleish from the port to the eating-place”
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 of 5 bubbles herosky23, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The bungalows are main made on bamboo but modern bathroom facilities”
 of 5 bubbles youngman242, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only in the bar”
 of 5 bubbles vince559, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“a superior bungalow set back from beach”
 of 5 bubbles SheilaB854, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good, it only depends on your budget. My preference is to take the one nearest to the beach for obvious reasons.”
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 of 5 bubbles 978carinen, Jan 13, 2016 | Read review
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