Set in the enchanting hills of a natural conservation site, the Amanoi Resort is the perfect match of tranquility and excitement, comfort and adventure. The pagodas of this luxurious beachside resort peek above lush green canopies, offering breathtaking views. Its infinity-edge pool blends seamlessly into the sea; and its spa is set on the shores of a tranquil lotus-dotted lake. Delectable dishes will tantalize your taste buds and the impeccable service will leave you in awe. The Amanoi is a luxury oasis perfect for a romantic getaway.

Location

What makes the Amanoi such a fantastic place to stay during a trip to Vietnam?

Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and “noi” meaning place, the Amanoi is nestled along the rugged coastline of Vietnam’s southern Ninh Thuan Province. Situated on the hillsides of the Nui Chua National Park, overlooking the Vinh Hy Bay, verdurous jungles cascade into crystalline waters creating mesmerizing views. The Amanoi’s surroundings are home to a marine reserve that houses a large variety of tropical fish species, corals, sea turtles and other protected wildlife. With approximately 250 days of sunshine a year, the Amanoi is the ideal destination to travel to year-round for both families and couples.

Key Facts

  • the off-the-grid property overlooks the spectacular Vinh Hy Bay in Nui Chua National Park
  • the beachside sanctuary is situated along a marine reserve surrounded by unique rock formations
  • the resort is a 70-minute scenic drive by car, passing by local fishing villages, rice paddies and Vietnam’s stunning central coastline

What is special?

  • enjoy the feeling of being far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and Vietnam’s overly-tourist areas, as you discover lesser-known natural gems of the region
  • explore Vietnam’s untouched wilderness, teeming with a myriad of plants, birds and wildlife in the national park
  • just steps away, pristine waters, beautiful beaches and craggy coastlines await you, which can be accessed directly from the Amanoi’s private beach

What do the guests say?

  • travelers are in awe of the beauty of the Amanoi’s surroundings that will knock you off your feet
  • vacationsers highly recommend the Amanoi for family beach holidays, romantic escapes and wellness retreats
  • guests love the quietness and seclusion of the beach with its incredible views across the bay to a small fishing village

Accommodation

How are the accommodations at the Amanoi? What type of room amenities can I expect?

The Amanoi has several accommodation options to choose from: from the Mountain and Lake Pavilions offering postcard-worthy views of the surrounding mountains or the glistening lake, to the Mountain Pool Villas boasting private swimming pools. The Ocean Pavilions are perched on the hillside with expansive views of the bay and sea with the additional luxury of a private pool. No matter your choice, your private sanctuary will be equipped with an oversized king-size bed, for a peaceful night’s rest, espresso machine, a sound docking system, mini bar, and a private wooden deck.

Key Facts

  • the Amanoi offers complete privacy in beautifully designed accommodations that are a mix of traditional Vietnamese influences and centuries-old antiques with natural materials
  • the Amanoi’s two luxurious Spa Houses are the first of their kind in Asia
  • the resort is comprised of 31 individual pavilions, identical in layout and design but offering different views and pools

What is special?

  • guests staying in the Spa House can enjoy peaceful days of pure bliss without ever having to leave their accommodation, as they are treated to a daily Hammam or Banya treatment, a 90-minute Aman or Vietnamese massage
  • invite the outside in and feel the breeze of nature wafting through your space when you push back the pocket doors of your Mountain Pool Villa and take in the iconic views of the lake or surrounding mountains
  • after a day out exploring the natural beauty of the Nui Chua National Park, take a relaxing dip in your private heated pool before dissolving into the comforts of your villa or pavilion

What do the guests say?

  • the lobby space makes each guests’ arrival at the resort an unforgettable and astonishing experience
  • guests can’t help but feel at home thanks to the impeccable and attentive staff
  • vacationers can’t stop raving about how spacious and private the pavilions are and the amazing views they provide

Pools & Spa

What’s the best way to pamper myself during my stay at the Amanoi?

Surrounded by the lush landscapes and rolling hills of the national park, the wellness complex rests on a lotus-covered lake. Experience a retreat within a retreat as you embark on a journey to balance the mind and body. With a mix of ancient healing treatments garnered from traditional Chinese medicine and modern spa therapies, you will be able to enjoy an extensive range of services that will leave you feeling healthy and renewed. Add the finishing touches to your spa treatment with a visit to the contemporary Hammam or a refreshing dip in one of the two infinity-edge pools with unimaginable views.

Key Facts

  • chemical-free spa products, drawing on Vietnamese traditions, are used for spa treatments and services
  • the resort offers personalized holistic wellness experiences, including three Immersion programs
  • the Amanoi’s guests are spoilt for choice with two spectacular infinity pools, in addition to the private pools in their villa

What is special?

  • kick laps or kick back and relax at the dramatic cliffside infinity pool, offering mesmerizing views of the rocky shoreline
  • indulge in revitalizing, holistic spa treatments tailored to your individualistic needs with the Amanoi’s Half Day Spa Treatment
  • spend lazy days lounging on the Beach Club deck, enjoying light bites and sunset cocktails as sounds of the sea gently lapping the shore fill the air

What do the guests say?

  • well-traveled guests laud the Amanoi has the most beautiful infinity pools they have ever seen during their travels
  • guests feel the Amanoi’s wellness center is a destination in and of itself
  • one of the highlights of guests’ stay was receiving a rejuvenating treatment at the spa

Culinary

What are my dining options? Will I have a variety to choose from?

Dining at the Amanoi is an experience to savor. The “Rock Studio” restaurant occupies the very heart of the central pavilion, overlooking the majestic sea. The interiors boast an elegant space where dining experiences such as Vietnamese cooking classes and masterful cuisines being prepared at the Chef’s table can be enjoyed. You can always opt for a shady alfresco dining experience on the terrace, which comes with drool-worthy views, or arrange for a more private and intimate feast to be set up whether on the beach or in your villa. No request is too great for the Amanoi team.

Key Facts

  • the Amanoi has two restaurants serving both Vietnamese and international cuisines
  • the fresh catch of the day is delivered daily directly from local fishing boats
  • dishes are prepared with herbs and vegetables that are handpicked from the resort’s organic garden

What is special?

  • kick off your day at the Beach Club with the Amanoi’s Sparkling Brunch, then as as evening sets and stars fill the skies, enjoy cocktails in the open-air cinema at the Clifftop Pool
  • break bread with a gracious local host, who welcomes you to their home and shares stories over an authentic Vietnamese meal prepared by the Amanoi’s chefs
  • experience the ultimate culinary adventure in a one-on-one cooking class as you whip up Vietnamese dishes from scratch

What do the guests say?

  • guests love diverse meal options and the impressive array of vegetarian dishes
  • travelers highly recommend the private Vietnamese Seafood BBQ held by the romantic lotus lake
  • the hands-on cooking classes are a favorite amongst guests

Activities

What is there to do during my stay at the Amanoi? What types of activities can I expect?

With vast landscapes ranging from land to sea, guests will not find a shortage of things to do to keep themselves entertained during their stay. For the easy-goers, unwind with a good book in the beautiful library overlooking the entire resort from the Central Pavilion or curl up on a lounger and soak up some sun and spectacular scenery. For the more adventurous, you can try your hand at a variety of non-motorized sports available at the resort. Vietnam is rich with culture and history, so don’t miss the opportunity to explore its ancient temples, dine with the locals and spend a day discovering the local sights.

Key Facts

  • the resort offers boat cruises to the Vinh Hy fishing village and around the bay’s rock formations
  • the Nui Chua National Park is comprised of 29,000 hectares and can be explored via hikes or treks
  • complimentary wellness classes, such as yoga, Pilates and fitness are on offer

What is special?

  • take in the breathtaking views as you paddle your way or hike to the Amanoi’s secluded picnic site, where you will enjoy a mouth-watering feast prepared by the Amanoi’s chefs
  • change your vantage point and head down under on a snorkeling excursion and discover the vibrant, untouched reefs and marine life of the Vinh Hy Bay
  • receive sacred blessings from a local Cham Master, a spiritual leader, followed by a traditional meal under a blanket of stars

What do the guests say?

  • travelers found it incredibly unique to take a kayak and explore the rocky coast and the secret beaches, and highly recommend the expedition
  • guests enjoy the complimentary yoga and Thai Chi classes in a special open pavillon on the lake
  • families love that this resort provides the opportunities for their kids to escape the city and get a taste of nature