Paloma Cruise

Paloma Cruise will give you the most memorable vacation. Our 4 stars ship is comfortable and luxurious. Our crew is passionate and attentive to details. Our service is friendly and professional. Discover the scenic wonders of the Bay while being pampered by our team. Join us, you will love the experience onboard Paloma Cruise.
Paloma Cruise
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Paloma Cruise Halong  is an impressive escape to Halong Bay.  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 whilst guests watch the spectacular views of the karst limestone formations and the emerald waters.

Come on board Paloma Cruise Halong Bay, our guests enjoy a wide range of activities such as  kayaking, cooking class, sunset party... as well as the glorious splendor of Halong Bay.  We ensure our customers will have the most memorable vacation where our cruise  takes you discover scenic wonders of the Bay. Halong Bay Paloma is a 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. 

Year Refurbished  Sept  2017
Capacity  45 pax
Length  38m
Height  3,7m
Width  9,5m
01 sun-decks  80m
01 Dinning areas  60m
Bar  25m
Cabins                                   20 Luxury Cabins
Spa Service                               Yes 
Address  Vinashin Wharf, No 6A Le Thanh Tong str, Hon Gai, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
Distance to nearest bank or ATM  300 m
Distance to nearest hospital  2 km
Distance to Hanoi airport (Noi Bai)  170 km or 3.5 driving hours
Distance to Haiphong airport (Cat Bi)  80 km or 1.5 driving hours
Shuttle bus service

 Daily departure at 7:30 am - 8:00 AM from Hanoi with compliment bottle of water on bus. Pick up and drop off hotel near by the old quater

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

Number of cabins: 02 cabins
Average room size: 23 sqm
Cabin type: Double cabin
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults
Additional amenities & services: 
Sitting Sofa
Fruit basket
Bottle of wine

Family Executive Suite 
  Number of cabins: 02 cabins
Average room size: 27 sqm
Cabin type: Triple cabin
Maximum number of persons allowed: 03 adults + 01 Child below the age of 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
Average room size: 16 sqm
Cabin type: 05 double & 03 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults + 01 Child below the age of 12
Deluxe Ocean View 
Deluxe Cabin  Number of cabins: 08 cabins
Average room size: 14 sqm
Cabin type: 03 double & 05 Twin (Convertible into Double Bed)
Maximum number of persons allowed: 02 adults + 01 Child below the age of 12
Onboard Safety

Paloma Cruise welcomes you onboard. 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 the onboard safety systems and procedures outlined 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 Cruises are commanded by a Captain, and manned by a professional Deck Crew and Cruise Staff. All Crew and Staff have training certificates or recognized expertise accredited by the relevant Vietnamese Government Authority or Agency.
2/ Paloma Cruises operate 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 onboard procedures and clear instructions in case of emergency.
4/ Paloma Cruises Crews are trained for SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and dealing with emergencies. 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 Cruises  are covered with maximum vessel insurance based on the vessel certification, including total Crew and Passenger capacity. 
8/ Paloma Cruises places the highest priority on the safety and security of our vessels and all Passengers, Crew and Staff onboard. 

Onboard 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

Onboard 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 open and ready to serve you at anytime. Relax and unwind at the bar close to the restaurant. Enjoy pre-dinner or after-dinner drinks, relax 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

    Breakfast: 7.00 - 8.00 Buffet  
    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. The early birds will enjoy the morning Tai Chi 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 45 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 .....

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
  • Beach party     
  • Theme Cruise
  • Weeding ceremony
  • Birthday,  weeding anniversary, honeymoon
  • Dinner in the cave