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ATHENA CRUISE

Overview

The Athena Cruise is the brand new five-star luxury cruise vessel in Ha Long Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay.  Built in 2016, the Athena Cruise made her maiden voyage on July 1st, 2017. 
The ship has 3 decks: a lower deck with reception, cabins, and boarding area, a middle deck with cabins, an indoor restaurant and bar, and a rooftop sundeck with open bar, coffee lounge, spa and sauna. 
On board the Athena Cruise there are 21 high-end cabins with 5 different styles available to custom-tailor your voyage with us.  
Our journey from the legendary Ha Long Bay to the less-traveled Bai Tu Long Bay will give you a unique experience that other cruises do not offer. 
On the Athena Cruise you will find yourself surrounded by natural beauty and captivated by the mysterious, ancient, natural wonder of Ha Long Bay.  Our friendly and professional staff and crew are dedicated to your safety and enjoyment. 
We are available 24 hours a day to deliver to you the most luxurious and enjoyable experience on our ship.
Whether you seek adventure, luxury, romance, or relaxation, the Athena Cruise will give you the experience of a lifetime.

Fact Sheet

  • Number of Vessels: 1 
  • Lenght:                      55 meters 
  • Beam:                        13 meters 
  • Depth:                       12.5 meters 
  • Deck 3 decks:           Lower Deck/ Middle Deck/ Rooftop Sundeck 
  • Passenger Suites:    21 cabins 
  • Passenger:                21 cabins 
  • Passenger Berth:    31 
  • Number of Crew:   30 
  • Crew Cabins:           3

ACOMMODATION:

ATHENA TRIPLE SUITE WITH BALCONY

  • No of Cabins:                       2 Cabin
  • Location:                               1st deck 
  • Avg. Room Size:                  35 m2 
  • Bed Type:                              1 Double + 1 Single
  • Bed Maximun Occupants: 3 adults + 1 child 
  • Note Private Balcony with Ocean View, Extra (Twin) Bed available for 1 Child

ATHENA TERRACE SUITE

  • No of Cabins:                2 CabinS
  • Location:                       2nd deck 
  • Avg. Room Size:           32 m2 
  • Bed Type:                      Double 
  • Maximun Occupants: 2 adults + 1 child 
  • Note Private Sun Terrace with Panoramic Ocean View, Extra (Twin) Bed available for 1 Child

ELEGANT SUITE WITH BALCONY

  • No of Cabins:              6 CabinS
  • Location:                      2nd deck 
  • Avg. Room Size:         28 m2 
  • Bed Type:                     Double/Twin 
  • Maximun Occupants: 2 adults + 1 child 
  • Note Private Balcony, Ocean View, Extra (Twin) Bed available for 1 Child

EXECUTIVE SUITE WITH BALCONY

  • No of Cabin:                10 Cabins
  • Location:                      1st deck 
  • Avg. Room Size:          25 m2 
  • Bed Type:                     Double/Twin 
  • Maximun Occupants: 2 adults + 1 child 
  • Note Private Balcony, Ocean View, Extra (Twin) Bed available for 1 Child

FAMILY CONNECTING SUITE

  • No of Cabin:                1 Cabin
  • Location:                      2nd deck 
  • Avg. Room Size:          58 m2 
  • Bed Type:                      1 Double + 1Twin Connecting Cabin 
  • Maximun Occupants: 4 adults + 4 children 
  • Note Private Balcony, Extra (Twin) Bed available for 1 Child

ROOM DETAILS:

  • Private Balcony with Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning with electronic remote
  • 32 inch LED TV – Wooden Furniture: Wardrobe, Desk and Chair, Sofa Chair with Coffee Table, and Luggage Shelves
  • High Quality Wooden Bed with Comfortable Mattress, Fresh Linens, Soft Pillows, and a Warm Blanket
  • Bath Linens and Robe
  • Slippers
  • Standing ShowerPersonal Safe Box
  • Emergency Lamp and Hammer
  • Life JacketFire Extinguisher
  • Electric Kettle with complimentary
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Basket of Fresh Fruit

Deck Plan

3rd deck
• Sunbathing
• Relaxing area (Spa & Sauna)
• Outdoor bar

2nd deck
• The dining room and bar
• 4 Premium cabins
• 2 Connecting suite cabins

1st deck 
• Reception and boarding area
• 12 Deluxe cabins

ACTIVITIES

  • Thien Canh Son Cave
  • Kayaking
  • Vung Vieng Floating Village
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Dining Experience
  • Tai Chi

DAY 1: HA NOI- BAI TU LONG BAY-KAYAKING-VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE
11:45: Arrive in Hon Gai pier and boarding operations.
12:45: The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13: 15: Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the Bay.
14.45: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking 15.30-16.30  If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna at no extra cost.
17:00 -18:30: Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free.
17:30: The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
19:00: Enjoy set menu dinner on board.
21:00: Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat.
The bar is open late to serve you.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Overnight on the cruise.
 

DAY 2: BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE- HA NOI
06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck. Tea and coffee are served.
07:00: Light breakfast is served.
07:30: Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave.
09:00: Check out time.
Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
09:30: Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
10:45: The boat arrives at the pier.
In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”
Meal: Brunch

Period from 01 January – 31 December 2019

Room Types

US$/person

Single Supplement

Junior Suite

$

$

Superior Suite

$

$

 PRICE INCLUDES

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin
  • Full board meals: 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast,01 brunch
  • Sauna facility from 15.30pm -16.30pm
  • Kayak service
  • Water, tea and fresh fruit in the cabin.
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Insurance on-board

 PRICE  EXCLUDES

  • Airfares, transportation to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Bamboo rowing boat (50,000vnd/ pax; upon your request)
  • Beauty spa services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Surcharge on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12.
  • All other services that not clearly mentioned

DAY 1: HA NOI - BAI TU LONG BAY - KAYAKING - VUNG VIENG FISHING VILLAGE
11.45: Arrive in Hon Gai pier and boarding operations.

12.45: The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.
13: 15: Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the Bay.
14.45: Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking.
15.30-16.30: If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna at no extra cost.
17:00-18.30: Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free.
17:30: The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.
19:00: Enjoy set menu dinner on board.
21:00: Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat. The bar is open late to serve you.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Overnight on the cruise

DAY 2: CONG DAM AREA
06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07:00-08:15: Breakfast is served in the restaurant.
08:30: Transfer on the day boat to start an incredible trip to Ha Long Bay.
Surrounded by a breathless landscape, you will discover some of the most beautiful corners of the bay. 
Enjoy Kayaking in the area.
12:00: Have lunch on the boat.
15:30-16.30: Back to the Athena Cruise and you will have some free time. Relax in your cabin or on the Sundeck.
Free sauna session.
17:00- 18.30: Happy hour: Buy 01 get 01 drink free.
17:30: Cooking class with some new technique to learn.
19:00: The Gala dinner is ready for you.
20:30: Enjoy the Squid Fishing activity.Free time on board. The bar is open late to serve you.

DAY 3: BAI TU LONG BAY - THIEN CANH SON CAVE - HA NOI
06:30: Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck.
07:00: The Early Bird Coffee is ready to wake up you.
07:30: Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay.
Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave.
09:00: Check out time.
Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.
Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.
09:30: Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.
10:45: The boat arrives at the pier.
In Vietnam, we never say “Goodbye” we always say “See you again”

Period from 01 January – 31 December 2019

Room Types

US$/person

Single Supplement

Junior Suite

$

$

Superior Suite

$

$

 Price includes 

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Ha Long Bay tour permit, entrance fees and sightseeing fees.
  • Accommodation in luxury air-conditioned cabin
  • Full board meals: 02 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 brunch
  • Sauna facility from 15.30pm -16.30pm
  • Kayak service
  • Water, tea and fresh fruit in the cabin.
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Insurance on-board

 Price  excludes 

  • Airfares, transportation to and from Ha Long Bay
  • Visa arrangements
  • Bamboo rowing boat (50,000vnd/ pax; upon your request)
  • Beauty spa services
  • Other beverages, tips and personal expenses
  • Surcharge on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12.
  • All other services that not clearly mentioned

 REMARK:

Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions. Swimming or kayaking excursions may be canceled due to poor weather. Unused services are not subject to a refund.

Meals onboard are fusion: Vietnamese, seafood & international. Guests should provide us with any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least 3 days prior to the departure date.

Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number and visa expiry date for all passengers. A valid passport is required upon check-in. Otherwise, boarding may be denied by the port authority.

Elderly people, people with physical health problem or kids who cannot use kayaking and need to use a bamboo boat are free of charge.

POLICY FOR SINGLE AND EXTRA BED:

The third person using extra bed: price as one adult

POLICY FOR CHILDREN:

  • 01 child under 5-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): Free of charge
  • 01 child from 5 and under 11-year-old (sharing a bed with parents): 75% of the price per an adult
  • The second children 02 children under 5 years old using an extra bed per cabin: 75% of price per an adult
  • From 11-year-old: price as an adult