Cruise overview

Got Pier, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
Editor Rating

“ La Pinta cruise is wildly-recognized for enticing cruise journeys to discover the majestic beauty of Lan Ha Bay. The 4-star cruise aims at bringing the ultimate in leisurely cruising experience to couples and families. To be found on the cruise are a broad range of family-oriented amenities and entertainment offerings.”

Editor Reviews


- The cruise is clean, relaxing and not over-packed.
- Cabin rooms are comfortable with a balcony.
- All activities are included in the price and suit various types of visitors.


- The schedule is a little bit on the clock, causing a lack of freedom.
- The cruise doesn’t have free water and the price for beverages is expensive.
- Brunch meal needs considering other options.

Bottom Line

La Pinta cruise is one of the best escorts that sails passengers to untouched and less bustling corners of Lan Ha Bay.


Type: Metal
Launched: 2018
No Of Cabins: 16
Pick Up Time: 9:00 – 9:30 Am
Drop Off Time: 14:30 Pm
Operating Area: Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island
Available Tours: 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Da Chong Islet, Cat Ba National Park, Trung Trang Cave, Cua Van Area, Ba Trai Dao Beach, Tra Bau Area, Van Boi Beach, Viet Hai Village, Ba Ham Lake, Dark & Bright Cave


Itinerary & activities

La Pinta cruise offers its passengers an adventurous experience with shore excursions to Lan Ha Bay. Here guests will take a visit Trung Trang cave, the largest cave in Cat Ba Island then a few short trekking to Cat Ba National Park. There is also a chance for swimming and kayaking in the emerald water of Tra Bau area, walking old houses, and observe local daily life in Viet Hai village. Final destinations are Van Hoi beach and Dark & Bright cave which are accessed by rowing bamboo boats.

  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing


Cruise quality

Launched in April 2018, La Pinta is a brand-new luxurious cruise. This mid-size cruise features ample modern interior, 5-star accommodation, and top-notch facilities.


Service & facilities

The amenities onboard cater to guests’ every single need. Passengers can relax and sleep well in an array of 16 kinglike accommodations, dine in the high-end restaurant and entertain in the 24-hour bar. Other attractive facilities include a swimming pool, a spa with body massages, and BBQ facilities for outdoor parties.

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bridal suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Cabin quality

16 spacious cabins on La Pinta cruise are highlighted with a private balcony, bounding the splendid views of the bay. The room is well-equipped with the necessary equipment and decorated like royal accommodation.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Executive Double or Twin Room with Balcony2 adults, 0 Children34 sqm
Family Connecting Room with Balcony4 adults, 0 Children68 sqm
La Pinta Suite with Balcony2 adults, 0 Children53 sqm

Food & drink

Take a rest and wait for fresh and tasty seafood served in the cruise dining room. In addition to this, the menu mostly serves Vietnamese specialties and some international cuisines. After mealtime, guests can also grab some drinks and enjoy leisure time in the bar or at the private balcony.


Value for money

Deluxe ocean view costs from US$480, executive ocean view costs from US$510, and La Pinta Suite is priced at US$570.

Access for people with disabilities?

The cruise provides facilities for disabled people including roll-in shower and toilet with grab rails. Wheelchairs accessible


- Babies from 0 to 3 years old are free of charge. 

- Children aged from 4 to under 8 years old are charged 75% of adult fare and children from 9 and above are considered adults.

Last updated: November 24, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

1.What will we do during the journey?

There are a couple of things to do while cruising Lan Ha Bay such as bike tour, walking tour, snorkeling, bamboo boat trip, bicycle rental, canoeing, kayaking, and cooking class.

2.How much does it cost for transfer service?

La Pinta cruise offers an optional shuttle service from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back at US$25.

3.Does the cruise have any outdoor facilities?

Yes, it does. The cruise’s outdoor facilities are sundeck, BBQ facilities, outdoor furniture, and balcony/ terrace.

4.Is the cruise safe for children?

Yes, it is. All cruises are safe for children and La Pinta cruise is especially fitted with essential gear as well as a team of staff to deal with any emergencies. There is also a speedboat available to transfer guests back on land.

5.Is smoking allowed?

While smoking is prohibited inside the boat, smokers can smoke on the top deck or at their private balcony.