Bordered by China, Laos, Cambodia and the South China Sea, Vietnam is one of the most historic and cultural countries in the Eastern hemisphere.

It’s natural beauty, divine beaches, limestone islands, soaring mountains, the authentic rice paddy fields and misty forests add to the beauty of Vietnam. Vietnam is not only known for its scenic beauty but also for its historical marvels like the Cham ruins from the 14th Century in My Son, the ancient tombs of Hue and the ornate

The world-class hotels and resorts along the beaches serve as great wedding venues for young couples planning to tie the knot. Its splendid French colonial architecture with Beautiful beaches spanning the entire length of the country makes Vietnam the perfect destination.

If you’re looking for some luxury while you’re backpacking Vietnam, one of these resorts will provide you with a deluge of beautiful memories to treasure forever.

1. Six Senses, Ninh Vinh Bay, Nha Trang

Six Senses Ninh Vinh Bay

Six Senses Ninh Vinh Bay

In the Khánh Hòa Province of Vietnam amongst stunning rock formations, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is a complete stunner. Offering unparalleled levels of personal space it is the ultimate hideaway for those seeking seclusion.

The resort features traditional Vietnamese architecture withtimber-clad villas with muslin canopy beds, wooden tubs and glassy ocean views.  The private pool villas are built on a lush jungle-covered hill tops and the coral-bedecked bay overlooking the pristine white-sand beaches.

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay are offers a range of gourmet dining options, guests can feast on freshly caught seafood or savour a barbecue whilst soaking up the spectacular scenery. The Six Senses Spa offers Vietnamese therapies and wellness activities such as reiki and t’ai chi.

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2. Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi

Sofitel Metropole, Hanoi  is the best colonial-style hotel in Asia which offers an oasis of serenity close to the hustle-bustle of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Built in 1901, boasting of an elegant French colonial architecture this colonial hotel combines old world charm with modern luxury and convenience.

The 364 room are a perfectly blend of European elegance with exotic Vietnamese architecture featuring gleaming wood floors. Its 3 restaurants offer some of the best gourmet dining in Hanoi with traditional Vietnamese specialties, classic French and expertly grilled meats.

Le Spar du Metropole spa which includes a fitness centre, outdoor heated pools, and a Turkish bath will provide you with an experience of a lifetime.

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3. Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

Park Hyatt Saigon

Park Hyatt Saigon

The Park Hyatt Saigon is a classic hotel in centre of city. The sunshine of downtown Ho Chi Minh City fills each of the 244 rooms. The hotel features colonial architecture highlighting the rich wood and upholstery of the Colonial décor.

The hot water pools, lush green gardens and Thai massage at the Xuan spa is luxury at its best. What separates it from the rest is its central location with Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon and Ben Thanh Market within walking distance.

Fine dining at Opera offers lovingly prepared international cuisine with wines from Tuscany and Umbria.

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4. La Veranda Resort, Phu Quoc

La Veranda Resort, Phu Quoc

La Veranda Resort, Phu Quoc

La Veranda Resort is a Vietnamese paradise of authentic luxury. Depicting the elegance of a French colonial seaside mansion it is built on pristine island with naturally stunning sight and sound of Vietnam’s island.

43 rooms and six suites at the La Veranda Resort featuring Dark woods, cream linens, mosaic tiles, and large terraces are surrounded by tropical gardens and sweeping views. The resort offers a private beach, a lounge bar, a swimming pool and a day spa with a range of wellness activities.

Pure luxury and serene beauty wills guests to give themselves over to relaxation.

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5. Six Senses Con Dao, Archipelago

Six Senses Con Dao, Archipelago

Six Senses Con Dao, Archipelago

Six Senses Con Dao is the first 5-star hotel in the Archipelago islands. Built on a deserted island the Six Senses Con Dao is committed to supporting and protecting the environment. It has been designed to enhance the natural beauty of the island with 50 villas along a mile of sandy beach offering exquisite views of the sea.

The striking feature of the villas is the low lying beds surrounded by sand, sky and ocean. It offers some of the most delicious drinks and dishes and a spa that promises a luxurious experience. Built with an extremely light ecological footprint the resort is a surreal experience that will blow your mind away.

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Vietnam is the perfect destination for a unique experience with warm and welcoming people. Its picturesque natural beauty, ethnic charm, colonial architecture and luxurious resorts altogether is a different experience making it a must visit.