Enjoy the serenity of riverside relaxation. Set off on foot to uncover a well-preserved city. Bike through the streets filled with historic artefacts. Learn traditional crafts and create exotic recipes in this enticing enclave.
Find your natural flow with complimentary yoga classes each morning. Held by the Thu Bon River, guests can stretch out in the soothing greenery of the garden. Strengthen and tone your body whilst promoting inner peace. Your flexibility will be enhanced and you’ll feel energised for the day.
Anantara Hoi An is pleased to provide complimentary bicycles for guests to explore at their own pace. Grab your map and set off for a leisurely tour around the streets of Hoi An. Cycle past lush paddies to reach the golden shores of An Bang Beach only five kilometres from the resort.
Thu Bon Cruise
See Hoi An and the surrounding countryside from a new perspective as you sail down the Thu Bon River in a traditional style boat. Take in a beautiful sunset as you drift gently down the river. One-hour cruises are available three times a day.
Learn a traditional skill whilst on your holiday. Lantern making is a fine art steeped in the history of Vietnam. With a step-by-step guide by a local expert, you can create your own lantern as an original souvenir of your trip. Suitable for all the family, this is a wonderful way to spend time together doing something new.
Laze by our expansive swimming pool at the resort. A children’s pool is also available for little ones. Bask in the sunshine with a refreshing tipple or take shade under the palm trees surrounding the pool. A peaceful spot to take time out, enjoy light snacks and drinks in this tropical setting.
Delve deep into Vietnamese cuisine with these cooking classes that combine market visits and theory with instruction by a personal chef. Create quick and easy dishes for a tasty lunch poolside. Compliment your memories with special Spice Spoon souvenirs to take home, alongside your impressive new skills.
Indulge your shopping needs with our on-site boutique. Elegant handpicked collections of fine jewellery are on offer, along with exclusive handcrafted local garments and decorative ornaments. Find a unique gift for a friend or family member or a new item of clothing for yourself.
One of Hoi An’s most iconic architectural features, the Japanese bridge once connected the city’s Japanese residents with the Chinese quarter.
Built in the 1590s, it is guarded on one side by statues of monkeys and the other with dogs, reflecting the start and end dates of construction. Access to the bridge is free, but a ticket must be purchased for the small temple on the northern side.
Full Moon Lantern Festival
The Full Moon Lantern Festival takes place on the 1st and 14th night of every lunar month. Hoi An Ancient Town closes the roads, and candlelit coloured lanterns light the streets.
Locals honour their ancestors during the time of the new and full moons, with altars set up outside homes and businesses laden with fruit, flowers, candles and incense. Folk music, games and plays are accompanied by meaningful traditions.
Take part in the lucky rituals of burning coloured paper and fake $100 bills whilst eating festival moon cake. Temples host beautiful ceremonies whilst monks perform candlelit rituals on these mesmerising nights.
Quan Cong Temple
Visit this well-preserved temple, which dates back to 1653. Once frequented by merchants paying respect to their ancestors, the shrine is dedicated to Chinese General Guan Yu who was renowned for his dignity and loyalty. Step into a tranquil interior featuring a fish pond, bonsai trees, decorative Chinese patterns and the impressive red face of Guan Yu.
Tra Que Herbs Village
Tour the immaculate gardens of Tra Que, only three kilometres from Hoi An Ancient Town. On the banks of the De Vong River, this rural village is blessed by fertile soil that produces a bounty of herb and vegetables.
Learn about traditional farming methods and organic techniques used to fertilise the land, resulting in exceptional quality produce. The village name translates as Thai basil and many of culinary specialities of Hoi An, such as Cao Lau are made from the produce grown here.
Hue Imperial City Tour
Leave in the morning to drive over the famous Hai Van Pass, taking in stunning scenery on the way. Arrive at the Citadel of Hue, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a regal history.
Magnificent architecture, the tombs of Nguyen Emperors and ornate temples showcase the history of the former capital. Take a short cruise of the Perfume River, surrounded by fragrant orchards.
My Son Sanctuary Tour
Discover the ancient Champa Kingdom capital of My Son. A 70-minute drive south of the resort, this UNESCO World Heritage Site, was a religious and political capital during one of the most important historic periods of Southeast Asia.
Admire impressive Hindu temples whilst their stories are brought to life by an expressive local tour guide. Traditional Champa dance shows showcase the colourful, decorative discipline of the ancient city.