1.Why Oriental Sails?
Oriental Sails is owned and managed by A Travel Mate (ATM) Company. Since the inception, We were proud to provide finest tours for travelers. Catching up with the rising demand and updating the latest travel trends around the world, ATM has launched a special tour on Halong Bay – Sleeping overnight on our luxury boats: Oriental Sails, Calypso Cruiser and Starlight Cruise.
While Oriental Sails and Calypso Cruiser are designed in time- honored traditional style, Starlight Cruise is the most modern ship with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities compared to the rest of Halong Bay cruises. The entire cruise fleet is well equipped with safety guidelines.
Being one of the leading companies in Halong Bay tours, we are now widely known as the favorite choice of many travelers. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than onboard an Oriental Sails.
2.Oriental Sails overview
Oriental Sails Company was founded in March 2009 specializing in providing overnight accommodation service in Halong bay with three levels: superior, deluxe and luxury, Oriental Sails now is one of leading companies to offer Halong cruises.
Oriental Sails, with two cruises 1 & 2, is a superior cruise directing to standard services. Oriental Sails 1 (18 cabins) was born in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 while Oriental Sails 2 (8 cabins) is newer, was organized in 2011. These are wooden vessels, with the design focused on the Orient characteristics.
Calypso Cruiser (12 cabins) is a deluxe cruise, was born in 2010. Calypso is rated very high in stable number of customers, exquisite and luxury design, food as well as professional staff which is quite fit with deluxe customers.
Starlight Cruise is the latest product, was launched in July 2013 with the aim to serve the luxury groups of customers. Until now Starlight Cruise is considered as the safest cruise in Halong bay with double bottom design. Starlight has 32 cabins equipped with the most comfortable furniture; each room is furnished with double Jaccuzzi, especially 2 suites with area 50 m2 with private balcony.
Besides, Oriental Sails fleet has successfully organized a lot of events, weddings, birthdays. The board and entire staff always works best with a target that is providing the best, safety and comfortable services for guests. As the results, the comfort and cheerfulness of guets is truly our greatest gifts.
3.Oriental Sails experience
Onboard activities: exploring gorgeous caves, kayaking and swimming in the fresh water or climbing stiff rocks rising out of breathtaking Lan Ha bay are energetic activities while if you want to relax, Tai Chi practicing in the morning, sunbathing or capturing photos from sundecks are very suitable ones. Outings to islands, pearl farm in the bay, cooking classes and the listed activities are just the sample of activities onboard in Oriental Sails cruises.
Spa and Massage: We offer beauty spa and Massage service on Calypso and Starlight Cruise. The combination of fresh air, crystal water, warming hands of staff and homey architecture offers an unique revitalize.
Topside sundeck: It’s the perfect place for you to relax and soak up the views. Just simply enjoying a cup of cocktail, watching the sun wane away into twilight in the bay and socializing with other people, all contribute to a memorable trip.
Dining room and bar: Our food features the tradition, the fresh and the exquisite. The elegant, cozy and spacious restaurants also enhance your taste in scenic splendor Halong bay.
4. Onboard safety
Oriental Sails cruises welcome you onboard. For your safety and comfort, we introduce you some guidelines before your tour in Halong bay. You have to bring: Original passport, swimsuits, sun glasses, insect repellent, credit card or cash.
• Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian): please inform us before departure.
• Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration.
• Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure.
• The cruises’ itineraries are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating
conditions without prior notice.
• Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be
informed of changes upon booking.
• For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight
cruise in Halong Bay:
— Person with disability: physical or sensory
— Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed,
— Person who is older than 80
— Person who is overweight (>120kg)