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A family-friendly trip to Vietnam


Vietnam is an excellent destination for family travel. This article provides recommendations for family-friendly cities, accommodations, and itineraries. Discover the top places to visit in Vietnam with your loved ones. Vietnam offers a wide range of cultural experiences, outdoor activities, and beautiful beaches.


Hanoi – A blend of history and modernity

Hanoi provides a glimpse into Vietnam’s rich history and culture, blending old and new with age-old temples and modern buildings. Explore the city’s diverse architecture and traditional markets while enjoying delicious Vietnamese cuisine with your family and kids. Explore the Old Quarter and sample local street food. Then, visit the Temple of Literature with its attractive complex. Enjoy a water puppet show to learn about village life, festivals, and traditions.



Sofitel Metropole

Sofitel Metropole offers luxurious family-friendly accommodations with a blend of French and Vietnamese architecture, combining French elegance with Vietnamese tradition. The hotel offers restaurants, bars (for adults only), and a spa. Its strategic location allows for easy exploration of the nearby Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.



Flora Centre Hotel & Spa

Flora Centre Hotel & Spa is perfect for families seeking a spacious vacation spot, with large and comfortable rooms for the whole family. You can relax at the hotel’s spa and wellness center or explore nearby attractions such as Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter.



Halong Bay – Majestic cruise adventure

Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is renowned for its scenic beauty.  Thousands of magnificent limestone islands and shapes rise from the waters, offering spectacular views as you journey between them. If your family loves nature and scenic beauty, this is the perfect place to create special memories that will last a lifetime. Experience the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay on a cruise   and enjoy kayaking or swimming in the emerald waters.Visit floating villages to catch a glimpse of Halong’s deep-rooted culture and learn about its people.



Halong Plaza Hotel

It is conveniently located close to numerous amenities and attractions in the city. This family-friendly 4-star hotel, located in Halong City, offers a children’s pool, interconnecting rooms, and a welcoming atmosphere for your family. The hotel’s central location is convenient for exploring the area with children.



Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long

For a luxurious stay, consider The Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long. It offers spacious villas, a kids’ club with a variety of activities, and a children’s pool. The resort also boasts a beautiful private beach, making it an ideal choice for a memorable family vacation.



Hoi An – Charming ancient town

Hoi An is an ancient town with a relaxed atmosphere. Discover the treasure of preserved historic buildings and glowing lantern-lit streets that blend various cultures. We recommend exploring back alleys, local markets, and age-old shops to connect with local traditions. This destination is an excellent opportunity to teach your children about accepting different cultures and traditions. Explore the ancient town with its colourful lanterns, visit the Hoi An Night Market to immerse yourself in the bustling shopping space and savour unique regional dishes.  Afterward, take a boat ride along the Thu Bon River.



Anantara Hoi An

Anantara offers spacious rooms, lovely swimming pools, and a range of leisure activities. The hotel also provides a luxury train service called ‘THE VIETAGE’ for a family-friendly and royal experience in Vietnam.  Anantara is the perfect blend of luxury and comfort for families.



La Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa

This luxurious hotel is located near a rice field and the Thu Bon River, offering a retreat that seamlessly blends with nature. The spacious rooms, pools, and modern amenities provide everything your family could need. You can even request bikes to explore the scenic beauty that surrounds the hotel.



Hue – Imperial Heritage and Peace

Hue was Vietnam’s capital during imperial times, and the city boasts a peaceful and grand atmosphere that reflects Vietnam’s noble heritage. Explore Vietnam’s rich culture in Hue by visiting the historic palace within the regal citadel and admiring the decorative pagodas surrounded by serene scenery. Take a cruise along the sweet-smelling Perfume River and enjoy the beautiful views. Hue’s Imperial City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a must-visit to explore ancient palaces, temples, and gates. Experience a dragon boat ride along the Perfume River and explore the Thien Mu Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple. Discover the vibrant Dong Ba Market and introduce your family to the local culture and cuisine.



Azerai La Residence

Azerai La Residence offers spacious rooms, a swimming pool, and a range of family-friendly activities, making it the perfect choice for families seeking rest, relaxation, and fun. Guests have praised the hotel’s attentive staff and clean rooms in online reviews.



Saigon Morin Hotel

With its central location overlooking the Perfume River and Truong Tien Bridge, stylish rooms, and family-friendly amenities including a pool and kids’ club, this hotel is an excellent choice for families.  Additionally, guests can enjoy a garden area, spa, fitness centre, and several dining options.


Ho Chi Minh – Cultural urban vibes

Ho Chi Minh City combines historic charm with modern energy, making it an  ideal destination for families to explore this bustling metropolis, formerly known as Saigon. Experience the vibrant spirit of Southern Vietnam as you take your family to see famous landmarks, shop at lively local markets, and indulge in delicious Vietnamese cuisine. This melting pot destination offers cultural and culinary delights around every corner for you and your kids to discover together. Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground network used during the Vietnam War, and learn about the country’s history. Visit the War Remnants Museum to gain insight into the impact of the war on Vietnam. This is a great activity for families interested in history. Enjoy a day trip to the Mekong Delta, where you can take a boat ride, visit local villages, and sample fresh tropical fruits. It is recommended to take a whole day for this activity to ensure you have plenty of time to enjoy it.



Caravelle Saigon

The hotel offers well-appointed rooms, dining options, and a central location, making it an ideal base for exploring the city’s iconic landmarks. It is a great option for city-lovers who enjoy some action.



Grand Lee Hotel

The hotel has lovely adjoining rooms with a river view that can accommodate up to 4 people. Although it is not located close to central attractions, it is perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat closer to nature. However, the hotel does have an exceptionally friendly staff and provides excellent service.



For further travel inspiration and additional details about your family trip, please consult our travel consultants.