1.Why Oriental Sails?
Oriental Sails is owned and managed by A Travel Mate (ATM) Company. Since the inception, We were proud to provide the 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/Lan Ha bay – Sleeping overnight on our luxury boats: Oriental Sails cruises, Calypso Cruises and Starlight Cruise.
With ten years full of professional experiences organizing numerous Ha Long Bay tours for international guests, Oriental Sails Co., Ltd has set a new standard for deluxe cruising with The Oriental Sails & Calypso Cruises and luxury cruising with The Starlight Cruise.
While Oriental Sails cruises are designed in time- honored traditional style, Starlight cruise/Calypso cruise is one of the most modern ship with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities compared to the rest of Bai Tu Long bay/Lan Ha bay cruises. The entire cruise fleet is well equipped with safety guidelines.
Being one of the leading companies in Halong Bay/Lan Ha 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 to offer Bai Tu Long (Halong) bay and Lan Ha bay cruises.
Oriental Sails, with three cruises 1, 2 & 3, are superior cruises 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 built in 2011; Oriental Sails 3 (11 cabins) was built in 2010 and renovated in 2014. These are wooden vessels, with the design focused on the Orient characteristics.
Calypso Cruises with double – bottoms offer travelers very safe trips. There are 2 Calypso cruises that both are new. One was built and started to run in Nov 2018, and the other is going to run in Jun of 2019. Each cruise consists of 20 luxury cabins, Calypso Cruises I & II – 4 stars are the fifth and sixth cruise in the fleet of Oriental Sails Jsc with the impressive slogan: “The Timeless Experience of Lan Ha bay.” Calypso Cruises will bring you exciting emotions and even the most memorable moments when cruising on Lan Ha Bay.
Starlight Cruise was launched in July 2013 with the aim to serve the luxury groups of customers. Until now Starlight Cruise is considered as one of the safest cruise in Bai Tu Long bay with the double bottom design. Starlight cruise has 32 cabins equipped with the most comfortable furniture; each room is furnished with double Jacuzzi, especially 2 suites cabins is 50m2 with private balcony
Besides, Oriental Sails fleet has successfully organized a lot of events, weddings and birthdays. As the results, the comfort and cheerfulness of guests are truly our greatest gifts.
3.Oriental Sails experience
Onboard activities: exploring gorgeous caves, kayaking and visiting fishing village in Bai Tu Long bay or swimming in the fresh water in Lan Ha bay and visiting historical cave are energetic activities. If you just want to relax, Tai Chi practicing in the early 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 of Oriental Sails cruises.
Spa and Massage: We offer beauty spa and Massage service on Starlight Cruise. The combination of fresh air, crystal water, warming hands of staffs and homey architecture offers a 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, seeing 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 Bai Tu Long bay or Lan Ha bay. You have to bring: Original passport, swimsuits, sunglasses, insect repellent and cash (cash to pay your rest of balance or your drinks on cruise).
- 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 and special request for food are required information to send to the reservation before departure.
- Cruise’s itineraries are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating condition 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 or Lan Ha Bay:
— Person with disability: physical or sensory
— Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
— Person who is older than 80 years old
— Person who is overweight (>120kg)