The Island Lodge, Thoi Son
|390 Ap Thoi Binh, Thoi Son, Tien Giang, Mekong Delta, VIETNAM.|
Description: The Island LodgeEnjoying a secluded location on the island of Thoi Son in the Mekong delta, The Island Lodge is a small boutique property, surrounded by carefully tended gardens and the lush vegetation of this delightful, unspoilt island. The Island Lodge seeks to share a passion for the Mekong Delta, with great privacy and attentive service in the atmosphere of a small guest house but with all the facilities of a luxury hotel.
Ideally placed for relaxing visits to this oasis of calm, away from the bustle of the cities, The Island Lodge offers a number of fabulous on-site activities. Guests can hire mountain bikes for relaxing rides around the island, and discover the little village of Thoi Son, with its early morning market, or hire scooters for even easier access to all the charms of the island. Other options include boat trips through the myriad canals and tributaries of the river, or traditional horse-drawn carriage rides. On site, the Island Lodge boasts a large outdoor pool, and the Cochinchine spa area, with a sauna, jacuzzi and an extensive range of massages and treatments.
For a unique dining experience in the region, The Island Lodge is host to Le Comptoir de Marthe et Edouard restaurant, featuring a fusion of French brasserie cuisine, Vietnamese favourites and typical Mekong Delta dishes. La Manufacture d?Opium is an elegant, colonial style lounge bar, with an authentic Indochinese atmosphere, while Le 10° 19' 44" is a delightful outdoor tropical bar, where guests can enjoy exotic cocktails and cool music for moments of quiet relaxation at sunset.
Type of rooms: The Island LodgeMekong River View Rooms:
The Lodge has 8 rooms on the 1st floor of the main building. These rooms offer views of the canopy of fruit tree plantations on the island, and pool views from the terrace. The Mekong river views are air-conditioned, and feature a flat-screen cable TV, safe and an electric kettle. A private bathroom with shower, hair-dryer and free toiletries are included. King-size beds or twin beds. Room size 34 sq m plus 12 sq m terrace.
Pavilions Garden View:
The Lodge has 4 bedrooms on one floor, spread over 2 pavilions named after the two explorers who set out to discover the Mekong River between 1866 and 1868, Francis Garnier and Ernest Doudart de Lagrée, which passed in front of the plot of the land where the Lodge is built. Offering garden views from the terrace, these air-conditioned rooms feature a sofa, flat-screen cable TV, safe and an electric kettle. A private bathroom with bath, shower, hair-dryer and free toiletries are included. Room size 36 sq m plus 14 sq m terrace.
All rooms feature: latest generation high-tech air-conditioning with presence detector; luxurious en-suite bathroom with shower and basin; separate WC; 100% natural complimentary toiletries; hair-dryer; Wi-Fi Internet access; Nespresso machine and 3 types of tea and 4 coffee pods offered daily; 2 bottles of water purified daily; safe; flat-screen TV; smoke detector; mosquito net.
Additional information: The Island Lodge
Airport shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 12
Languages spoken: Vietnamese, French, Chinese, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Union Pay.
How to get here:
From Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): At the south of the city, on the QL1A NGUYEN VAN LINH road at a large roundabout with a flyover, head towards the motorway (green sign) HO CHI MINH - Trung Luong.
There is a toll after a few kilometres. At the exit of the motorway, take the second exit at the first roundabout, then after a long straight, at the first large intersection turn right towards MY THO.
After the city gate, take the 1st street to the right NGUYEN THI THAP (direction BEN TRE).
On the large bridge over the Mekong, take the 1st exit on the right towards Thoi Son and you will arrive on the island.
Pass the toll and take the intersection to the left and go to the village.
In the village, after the bridge, turn left and drive on for about 2 km. When you get to 50 metres from the end of the paved road, take a small concrete trail on the right, in 200 metres you will arrive at the hotel.
GPS Coordinates: 10° 19' 44.91'' N 106° 17' 52.62'' E
Nearest airport: Tan Son Nhat International Airport - 77km.