Location: Just outside Vietnam’s largest fishing port, Phan Thiet, on the southeast coast, the hotel is secluded and peaceful, with excellent transfer services from Ho Chi Minh City airport.
Service: The welcoming and friendly team of staff speak a range of languages and are on hand 24 hours a day to offer first-class service befitting of a five-star resort.
History: Named for the princess who was exchanged in marriage for a piece of the Vietnamese kingdom, the hotel mixes old-world charm and romance with contemporary style and service.
At the tip of the curve of Phan Thiet bay, the Princess d'Annam Resort & Spa in Ke Ga is a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of life. With views out to the ocean, overlooking a 100-year-old French Lighthouse, this exclusive villa-only resort combines post-colonial elegance with luxury, boutique chic. Surrounded by natural beauty, the resort is the perfect base from which to enjoy the ocean, mountains and swathes of rippling sand dunes, not to mention world-class golf courses. Meanwhile, within, guests can relax in sumptuous tranquility. The villas infuse French elegance with oriental flair, many boasting their own private pool and all are fitted with high-spec amenities. Guests can dine and drink in style with a choice of indoor and outdoor restaurants, not to mention the lounge bar with its stunning sunset views. Active visitors will enjoy the wide range of activities and fully-equipped fitness center, while those looking for a little relaxation will be delighted by the range of treatments available in the spa.
Designed by award-winning architect Tan Hock Beng, the resort’s 48 luxury villas are elegantly appointed both inside and out with lavish furnishings evoking ancient Vietnam and colonial France, coupled with all the mod cons for the utmost convenience.
The three double-storey Empress Villas occupy nearly 2,000 square feet each, with private balconies overlooking the ocean and individual infinity pools. Guests can choose from villas with two or three bedrooms depending on party size.
Light, bright and spacious at more than 800 square feet, the 36 Mandarin Suites are arranged around two swimming pools and feature luxurious, comfortable double or queen beds, private bathrooms with separate tubs and dressing room.
The resort's 18 Princess Villas enjoy more than 1,000 square feet apiece and boast sumptuous four-poster beds. Each has its own courtyard and plunge pool, not to mention a private, outdoor tub in which to completely unwind.
There’s something for everyone at thethe Princess d'Annam Resort & Spa; whether it’s relaxation or action and adventure, the resort has state of the art facilities in beautiful surroundings to keep everyone happy.
Guests keeping up with a fitness regime will be delighted by the fitness center, fully equipped with cardio machines as well as free weights and muscle-toning equipment. For an extra little boost, personal training sessions can be arranged on request.
Arranged around a shady courtyard and filled with tranquil music, the hotel’s spa comprises ten treatment rooms, where guests can choose from a range of therapies, not to mention relax in the jacuzzis, steam room and sauna.
Active or competitive guests can get involved in the daily games of volleyball, football petanque and badminton, organised by the resort's friendly and fully qualified sports instructors.
Spoiled for choice, guests looking for a refreshing dip or an invigorating set of laps have the option of four swimming pools. Meanwhile, wake-boarding, windsurfing, body-boarding and kayaking are hugely popular at the resort’s own private slice of perfect beach.
Whether diners are hungry for continental or Asian cuisine, the Princess d'Annam Resort & Spa has it covered. What’s more, there’s an elegant lounge bar for pre- or post-dinner drinks and 24-hour room service available for guests in search of a more private dining experience.
A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach, The Dining Room treats guests to the masterful chefs’ performance as they prepare delectable dishes from Vietnam and beyond, not to mention a view out to the lighthouse across the water.
Guests can sit back and relax with a cup of tea or coffee or something a little stronger in the resort’s al fresco bar. It’s the perfect spot for a sundowner before dinner or a nightcap under the stars a little later.
Casual-yet-elegant dining takes place all day on the deck of the resort’s beautiful infinity pool. Guests can choose from European delicacies, authentic Vietnamese dishes or barbecued seafood, fresh from the ocean.