Palm Garden Resort
Located in Hoi An, Vietnam, the Palm Garden Resort and Spa is nestled in UNESCO World Heritage site, Ancient City. Known for well-preserved homes that date over three-hundred years old, the area also provides a marketplace, pagodas, shrines, and other architectural and cultural wonders. The Palm is located directly on the beach and boasts landscaped gardens over five hectares in size with over two-hundred different species of tropical plants and palm trees. Accommodations are simple, classy, and luxurious with the option of both a beach view and a garden view.
Palm Garden Resort and Spa has plenty of on-site amenities including two bars and two restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, breakfast being complimentary. The Palm Spa is full-service but reported as being a bit on the pricey side as compared with other local spas and should be noted that children under the age of six are not allowed in spa so arrangements for childcare may be necessary. For fitness and recreation, the hotel offers tennis courts, an on-site fitness facility and sauna, as well as an outdoor pool and separate children’s pool.
There are activities of every type available in Hoi An, some being on-site with off-site activities arranged through the hotel concierge for convenience. Some popular excursions include:
•Beach activities such as Tai chi, beach volleyball, and kite-flying
•Water sports including windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, and many others
•Tours including River, car, and bicycle outings
Be sure to catch the popular, local event known as “Light Bright” which occurs on the fifteenth of each lunar month. Locals are encouraged to shut off modern electricity and appliances and utilize only traditional paper lanterns, oil lamps, and candles to light their way.