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Two worth-while Hue resorts beside Perfume River

By Vo Thanh   May 29, 2021 | 02:00 am PT
If you are planning to visit former imperial capital Hue in central Vietnam, these are two nature-friendly resorts beside the iconic Huong (Perfume) River worth trying.

Sankofa Village Hill Resort & Spa

About 5 km from downtown Hue, the resort complex is located in a peaceful countryside surrounded by green pine hills next to the Huong River, a symbol of Hue. This 32-hectare complex consists of two main areas: a resort and a cultural village that organizes sightseeing and entertainment activities.

About five kilometers from downtown Hue, the resort complex stands amid peaceful countryside surrounded by green pine hills.
This 32-hectare complex consists of two main areas: a resort and cultural village boasting various sightseeing and entertainment activities.

This resort has a mix of modern and traditional architecture with all 97 bungalows and villas stretching along the hillside. The interior is mainly made of wood, natural bamboo and rattan. Each room costs VND2 million ($87.03) a night.

The resort features a mix of modern and traditional architecture with all 97 bungalows and villas stretching along the hillside. The interior is mainly made of wood, bamboo and rattan. Each room costs VND2 million ($87.03) a night.

The rooms are built in the style of a hand-made traditional wooden house (nha ruong co), an ancient cultural feature stemming from Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnams last royal family that ruled the country from 1802 to 1945. Many rooms are covered with Chinese Honeysuckle flowers.

Rooms are designed in the style of a hand-made traditional wooden house (nha ruong co), a cultural feature stemming from Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal family that ruled the country from 1802 to 1945. Many rooms feature additional Chinese Honeysuckle flowers.

Inside the cultural village of the resort, there are ancient houses with more than 200 years old and Guol house depicting daily life of the Co Tu ethnic minority group.  The Co Tu in Vietnam are known as the People of the Forest for their strong affinity with nature.

Inside the cultural village of the resort, there are ancient houses of more than 200 years in age and a Guol house depicting daily life of the Co Tu ethnic minority. The Co Tu are known as the "People of the Forest" for their strong affinity with nature.

While staying at the resort, visitors will participate in recreational activities such as cycling, boating, fishing and waterfall bathing.and experience rustic life at bamboo villages. The resort also opens to tourists with an entrance ticket of VND100,000 a person.

While staying at the resort, visitors could participate in recreational activities like cycling, boating, fishing and waterfall bathing, or experience rustic life in a bamboo village. Entry costs VND100,000 a person.

Hue Ecolodge

The Hue Ecolodge resort  is located in Luong Quan Village in Thuy Bieu Ward by the Perfume River, about 5 km from downtown Hue. The resort is surrounded by a garden of Marian plum trees in the middle of the peaceful village. It is located near the tomb of Tu Duc who reigned for over 35 years from 1848, the longest by any ruler of the Nguyen Dynasty, and Thien Mu Pagoda, the oldest in Hue.

The Hue Ecolodge resort is in Luong Quan Village of Thuy Bieu Ward, about five kilometers from downtown Hue. The resort is surrounded by a garden of Marian plum trees in the middle of a peaceful village.
It lies near the tomb of King Tu Duc who reigned for over 35 years from 1848, the longest of any Nguyen Dynasty ruler, and Thien Mu Pagoda, the oldest in Hue.

Both sides of the paths in the resort are planted with famous fruit varieties of Hue such as Thanh tra grapefruit. a local pomelo variety.

Paths across the resort are decorated with Hue’s famed fruit trees, including Thanh tra, a local pomelo variety.

The rooms in the resort are located separately in the middle of the Marian plum garden. Especially, the houses there are covered with thatched roofs.

Thatch-covered bungalows are located separately in the middle of the Marian plum garden.

The rooms are designed in a royal style combined with a typical ancient-house style. Each room costs VND950,000 a night.

All rooms are designed in a royal, typically ancient style, each priced at VND950,000 a night

 
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