Paloma Cruise

Traveling with our Halong Paloma Cruise is an impressive escape from busy life.  Inspired by the traditional boat with a rustic touch of classical designs and wooden details, the cruise sets itself apart from all the boats in the bay.  Creating a charming space while guests watching the spectacular views of  karst mountains and the emerald waters. Come onboard of Paloma Cruise Halong Bay,...

Traveling with our Paloma Cruise Halong  is an impressive escape from busy life.  Inspired by the traditional boat with a rustic touch of classical designs and wooden details, the cruise sets itself apart from all the boats in the bay.  Creating a charming space while guests watching the spectacular views of  karst mountains and the emerald waters.

Come on board of Paloma Cruise Halong Bay, our guests enjoy a wide range of activities such as  kayaking, cave exploring, cooking class, sunset party... as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay.  We ensure our customers will have the most memorable vacation because our cruise  takes you to discover scenic wonders of the Bay. Halong Bay Paloma is an unique cruising experience while you are in Halong Bay.

We are proud to be one of the best Halong Bay cruise recommendation based on travelers posts of Halong Cruise Reviews on Trip Advisor. 

Capacity  46 pax
Length  38m
Height  3,7m
Width  9,5m
01 sun-decks  80m2
01 Dinning areas  60m2
Bar  25m2
Cabins                                            20 Luxury Cabins
Spa Service                                         Yes 
Address Halong International Cruise Port (Sun Group) - Thuong Cang road, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam.
Distance to nearest bank or ATM  300 m
Distance to nearest hospital  2 km
Distance to Hanoi airport (Noi Bai)  170 km or 3.0 driving hours
Distance to Haiphong airport (Cat Bi)  80 km or 1.5 driving hours
Shuttle bus service

Daily departure at 8:00 am - 8:30 AM from Hanoi pick up and drop off at hotel in the Old Quarter area, Hanoi.

Private car service  On request
Helicopter service  On request
Check in time  12:00 - 12:30 (noon)
Check out  of room time  10:00 AM
Disembark Time  11:30 - 11:45 AM
Visa, MasterCard 
English, French, Vietnamese 
Deluxe Ocean View  08 cabins
Premium Ocean View  08 cabins
Paloma Suite with Panoramic window  02 cabins
Family Suite with Balcony  02 cabins
Total number of cabins  20 cabins
Total passengers  46 passengers
Cabin Amenities (All Cabin Types) 
Hair-dryer  Bottled water
Individual controller air-conditioning  Mini bar
Shower cabin  Slippers
Toilet  Life vests
Bathroom amenities  Fire extinguishers
Umbrella / Raincoat at reception  
Paloma Suite with Panoramic window

Number of cabins: 02 cabins
Average room size: 23 sqm
Cabin type: Double cabin
Maximum Capacity: 02 adults + 01 Child under 12
Additional amenities & services: 
Sitting Sofa
Fruit basket
Bottle of wine

Family Suite with Balcony
  Number of cabins: 02 cabins
Average room size: 27 sqm
Cabin type: Triple cabin
Maximum Capacity: 03 adults + 01 Child under 12
Additional amenities & services: 
Private terrace with front view
Flower & fruit basket
Bottle of wine
Premium Ocean View 
Premium Cabin Number of cabins: 08 cabins located on 2nd Deck
Average room size: 16 sqm
Cabin type: 05 double & 03 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Maximum Capacity: 02 adults + 01 Child under 12
Deluxe Ocean View 
Deluxe Cabin  Number of cabins: 08 cabins located on 1st Deck
Average room size: 14 sqm
Cabin type: 03 double & 05 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Maximum Capacity: 02 adults + 01 Child under 12
On board Safety

Paloma Cruise welcomes you on board. We hope you will have a wonderful Ha Long Bay cruise experience. For your own comfort and safety, we ask you to acquaint yourself with the vessel and familiarize yourself with on board safety systems and outlined procedures  in this information sheet.

Safety Facilities List:

•    60 life jackets total, including 44 inside cabins
•    22 hammers
•    21 fire extinguishers 1kg in cabin for passengers' usage
•    16 fire extinguishers 3.5 kgs on the staircase
•    02 fire extinguisher 34 kgs in the reception area and the restaurant
•    01 alarm for fire in all parts of boat (in case of smoke)
•    01 alarm for water level in basement

Company Safety Measures

1/Paloma Cruise is commanded by a Captain and managed by a professional Deck Crews and Cruise Staff. All Crews and Staff have been well-trained to get certificates or recognized expertise accredited by the relevant Vietnamese Government Authority or Agency.
2/ Paloma Cruise is operated under professional daily technical supervision and ongoing maintenance schedules. Each vessel maintenance schedule includes regular monthly and bi-annual routine maintenance and an annual dry-docking to ensure all aspects of seaworthiness and accommodation are in good condition. 
3/ Our Cruise Managers conduct a safety briefing prior to departure. The briefing includes on board procedures and clear instructions in case of emergency.
4/ Paloma Cruise Crews are well-trained for SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and dealing with emergency situations. Refresher training and live drills are conducted every 6 months.
5/ The vessel is fitted with professional marine safety equipment:  VHF Radio, GPS Plotting, Two-way radios, Water Ingress Alarm System, Anti-sinking Pump System, Fire Alarm system and fire extinguishers. 
6/ The vessel is inspected by the local Maritime Registration Authority annually and certified accordingly.
7/ Paloma Cruise  are covered with maximum vessel insurance based on the vessel certification, including total Crew and Passenger capacity. 
8/ Paloma Cruise places the highest priority on the safety and security of our vessels and all Passengers, Crew and Staff on board. 

On board Safety

Captain and Crew Introduction Briefing:

General information about the Paloma cruise, such as itinerary, vessel age, tonnage, speed, etc. A full safety briefing is included.
Weather Forecast:
The weather forecast for the next 24 hours is included in the briefing.
Fire Protection:
Fire Extinguishers are located in all cabins, ladder ways, passageways on each deck and in all operating compartments throughout the vessel

Fire Extinguishers

Smoking is prohibited in all cabins, the dining room and all other internal compartments. Smoking is only allowed on the open balconies, sundeck and in front of the wheelhouse.

Life Jackets:
Life jackets are located under the beds in all cabins, under all dining room chairs, in the tender boats and on the Sundeck.
A life jacket demonstration will be given. This is not only for emergency situations, but also for safety when kayaking, when visiting the fishing village and any other water sport activities.

Deluxe Cabin Life Jacket Fire Extinguishers
Life jacket

On board First Aid and Medicine:

First Aid Kits and rudimentary medical facilities are available onboard. Our Cruise Managers and other senior staff have all attended First Aid Courses.

Onboard First Aid Kit
Onboard first - aid - kid

Emergency cases

In Case of Emergency, “DO NOT PANIC!” Remain calm and follow the directions of the Cruise Manager for the proper emergency actions or evacuation instructions. All Staff and Crew are trained for emergencies and each has their own role to play in the handling of emergency situations.

Hammer for emergency cases Flashlight
Hammer & Flashlight


 Paloma Cruise’ special environmental policy commits the company to finding ways to reduce pollution in the Ha Long Bay environment. We ask our Passengers to refrain from throwing any waste whatsoever overboard. Please be responsible and put it in the waste containers so we can deliver it ashore for appropriate disposal.
Security of Valuables:
You may secure your valuables in the safety deposit box at reception. Simply register the items and they will be placed in our safekeeping. Management bears no liability or responsibility for any missing belongings unless they are registered and kept in safekeeping at reception.

Cabin Security:
Passengers must ensure all cabin doors and windows are closed when the cabin is unoccupied. This minimizes the workload of the power generator and increases the vessel’s watertight integrity.

The Paloma Bar is always opening and being ready to serve you at anytime. Relax and unwind at the bar which is closed to the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks in the soft seating area, browse our selection of books and magazines or watch a DVD on the plasma TV. The bar is fully stocked with fine wines, spirits, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.

The dining area is located on the 3rd deck where amazing dishes will be served with elegant music, our high quality services and a fine dining experience. In addition, you will be delighted with the gourmet dinner, the sumptuous buffet breakfast combining Vietnamese specialties, Western delicacies, and seafood. The Chef’s menu features a variety of Vietnamese and Western dishes. You will love the innovative blend of European cuisine with an Asian twist. Our ingredients are ultra-fresh and supplied from local farmers.

Non-meat eaters will be able to sample some of the best vegetarian food in Vietnam.


Restaurant & Bar

Buffet Breakfast: 7.00 - 8.00
Lunch: 13.00 - 14.30 & 10.30 - 11.30 Set Menu
Dinner: 19.00 - 21.00 Set menu
Seating capacity: 50 Passengers
Bar: Teas, coffees, fresh juices, mocktails, cocktails wine and spirit list sourced from around the world

During your stay on the Paloma Cruise, you won’t be short of things to do. Our guide will take you for a kayaking trip, you can swim in the crystal fresh water or getting pampered in our luxury spa. Participate to our cooking class. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the Sunset Party on the upper deck. After dinner, you can do squid fishing and the early morning Tai Chi session on the sundeck.
onboard & activities
  • Kayaking
  • Bamboo rowing boat
  • Spa & massage
  • Swimming    
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Early morning Tai Chi
  • Sun Set party
  • Join the staff to go cuttle fishing in the evening

If you're looking for a venue for a party or event for a big group, Paloma Cruise can organize for a group from 30 to 50 people. Halong Paloma cruises is perfect for peoples of all ages looking for a new way to host  a celebration, family vacation, honeymooners, wedding party and so on.

Paloma Cruise offer the best in accommodations, decor and service. You can leisurely sunbathe on sundeck with the backdrop of the world’s wonder of nature, Halong Bay, or relax your body with our spa service. You can also take part in several exciting activities, like swimming in turquoise water at pristine beach.

Dining and dancing in Halong Bay Grotto/Cave, in addition, promise you and your group a unique experience. Candle light, live music, and fine dining!   

Onboard Events (On Request)  
Paloma Events 

Meeting & Conference 

Fashion Show

Traditional & modern live music 

Traditional & modern dance

Theme Cruise

Wedding ceremony/anniversary

Birthday celebration, honeymoon...