As per the Travel Predictions 2022 report by Booking.com, 79% of Vietnamese travelers feel that travel is the leading method to strengthen people’s mental and emotional well-being and 84% of travelers confirmed that planning a vacation creates a positive impact on their emotional well-being. Based on this data, it is therefore clear that self-care travel is still a priority.
To celebrate Global Wellness Day, Booking.com has curated a list of destinations where you can find inner peace. From breath-taking beauty at Sapa to the clear jade waters at Quang Binh, these travel ideas will inspire you to find the right destination for a peaceful and relaxing escape
Da Lat is definitely the first option for travelers to alleviate stress or to escape from a hectic and bustling lifestyle. It is the destination to welcome any romantic souls seeking a chilly atmosphere, tranquil sceneries, and fascinating attractions. One of the most favorite attractions highly recommended by tourists: Langbiang Mountain is well-known for its majestic scenes and interesting entertaining activities: campfire festivals, horseback riding, and more. Besides, the waterfall Datanla with the longest slide system through the forest of Southeast Asia, and the Lumiere Light Garden with 9 art – galleries comprising various themes are distinctive destinations to highlight the specialty of Dalat
Where to stay: Ana Mandara Villas Dalat – Ana Mandara Villas offers 5 massage treatment rooms to improve physical fatigue. Near the hotel is the agricultural countryside and open natural scenery. Hence, visitors can learn about the lives of local people and enjoy simple pleasures such as a delicious meal, and a walk in the garden with clean air.
If you are looking for a journey of self-discovery and rejuvenation as spectacular natural settings await you, Sapa is the place to be. Travelers can immerse in the magnificent sceneries and numerous interesting activities while enjoying the chilly atmosphere in Sapa. While in Sapa travellers can explore Fansipan Legend. One of the top recommended attractions, travellers can have a beautiful experience trekking and touching the top of Fansipan to enjoy a breathtaking view.
Where to stay: Mega view homestay – The rich, rustic life and unique homestay features in the Northwest culture will surely make your spirit comfortable and full of energy. Each room in the homestay is named after an ethnic minority living in Sapa with a design that blends ethnic culture with famous landmarks.
For those who have once visited Hue, this ancient capital truly fits the title of a dreamy and romantic city. The diversity of vintage landscapes, cultural values and historical imprints of an ancient feudal era in Hue highlight the traditional culture and spirit of Vietnam, which cannot be found in other destinations. Coming to the ancient capital of Hue, visitors can take a sightseeing tour of the Huong River and listen to Hue royal music. They can also visit mausoleum relics such as Minh Mang Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb and taste Thanh Tra fruit or the unique cuisine of Hue. For more exciting entertainment, visitors can also use bicycles to visit the peaceful Thuy Bieu ancient village and explore traditional craft villages.
Where to stay: Resort Hue Ecologode – The resort is located in the Thanh Tra garden surrounded by nature to help you relax and unwind, a well deserved break away from the chaos in the city. Exciting activities at the resort will surely activate the seeds of joy in you.
As one of the remarkable destinations attracting the attention of travel enthusiasts, Ninh Binh possesses the most famous beautiful scenes in our country with beautiful Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong. Visitors can admire the limestone mountains and fanciful natural caves on a boat and down the winding rivers. When traveling at Tam Coc lake, looking out into the distance, you will see the green color of the mountains in harmony with the ripe golden rice fields. The wild and majestic nature in Ninh Binh can captivate any visitor.Here, you can also visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital – a unique national relic complex of Vietnam. You will learn the history of a heroic era in the nation’s history or visit many spiritual tourist sites such as Bai Dinh Pagoda and Phat Diem church to pray for luck, peace, and safety for family and loved ones.
Where to stay: Tam Coc holiday&villa – Surrounded by beautiful scenery and located in the middle of the city center, this place can help visitors quickly move to tourist destinations. The resort also offers water sports games, suitable for you to experience with your loved ones.
The mysterious and unique beauty of the caves in Quang Binh is no longer a secret for those who enjoy travel. Each cave in Quang Binh has its unique features, attracting the attention and interest of visitors. For example, the Thuy Cung cave with clear jade water and stalactites with diverse shapes create a magical beauty. Furthermore, Son Doong cave, with lush primeval forests, natural skylights, and giant clouds formations in the cave, makes visitors think they are lost in a fairyland. When visiting the caves, tourists can also participate in extreme sports activities to challenge their limits, creating many memorable memories in their travels.
Where to stay: Funny Monkeys Homestay – The homestay is located right next to a river with charming nature, so you can relax after a long day of travelling. Guests can also fish, read books, and taste flavorsome food on the homestay premises.