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Best Homestays In Co To For A Soulful Retreat


Co To is best known as the Heaven On Earth with golden sunshine, transparent azure sea water, long white smooth sandbanks, impressive scenery, and green mountains making it a perfect place to visit any time of the year. But outdoor culture is not the only thing to see in this part of a large archipelago located in the Gulf of Tonkin. You will have much more beautiful memories on Co To Island with your lovely hosts in these particularly awesome homestays here.

Even though often basic, best homestays in Co To are one of the best ways to experience life in Vietnam recommended by Vietnam tour operator. While there are literally dozens, here are a few that stand out as the best for a soulful retreat. Don’t miss them on your Halong Bay tours!

Co To Gardens


Co To Gardens Homestay

1.5km from Van Chay and Hong Van Beach, Co To Gardens is an awesome homestay enveloped in greenery, serenity, and stillness at a moment’s notice. With plenty to keep you occupied and exceptional service at your disposal, Co To Gardens Homestay makes one of the best homestays in Co To for a family or a group of friends on their Halong Bay tours.

The homestay of Co To Gardens offer a peaceful respite from one of Vietnam’s busiest tourist attractions: there are 28 air-conditioned wooden rooms within the property, 12 of which are in train design, 14 of which are in stilt house model, and 2 of which are in the shape of a tent. All of them are en-suite and ensures impeccable comfort and service.

  • Address: Nam Dong, Dong Tien Commune, Co To District, Quang Ninh Province.
  • Price range: VND 400,000 (USD 17) per room per night on weekdays and VND 600,000 (USD 26) per room per night on weekends. Each room is for 4-6 people.

Hong Van Homestay


Hong Van Homestay

It is never easier to find a homestay that makes you feel at home while matching the standard of a hotel. Hong Van Homestay consists of some picturesque bungalows and is rated as one of the best homestays in Co To.

The serenity and calmness of nature calling out to you is the reason why Hong Van Homestay is a highly recommended spot for all the trippers out there. Its location not far from Hong Van Beach makes it a place to come for a lovely holiday. Expect to spend lots of fun-filled moments with your loved ones or just with yourself on your Halong tour. Walk around the homestay, in search of the best background for your holiday albums, and soak the tranquilizing atmosphere around it. Hong Van Homestay is the perfect homestay to keep you busy during your stay on Co To Island!

  • Address: Nam Dong, Dong Tien Commune, Co To District, Quang Ninh Province.
  • Telephone: 01638687298 – 0886108568
  • Price range: VND 600,000 – 800,000 (USD 26-35) per room per night on weekdays and VND 800,000 – 1,000,000 (USD 35-43) per room per night on weekends. Each room is for 4-6 people.

Co To Eco Host


Co To Eco Host

If you do not mind affording luxury yet are bored with spending your bucks on five-star hotels or luxury resorts, then Co To Eco Host Homestay on Co To Island – that oozes vibes of typical North Vietnamese household – has everything you need.

One of the many reasons for a stay at the Co To Eco Host Homestay is the daily food you will be served. Traditional, fresh, organic, locally sourced, and Vietnamese home-style cooked, you will surely struggle to taste better cuisine with seafood being the highlight anywhere else in Quang Ninh Province.

  • Address: Hong Hai, Dong Tien Commune, Co To District, Quang Ninh Province.
  • Telephone: 0988071100
  • Price range: VND 750,000 (USD 33) per room per night. Each room is only for 2 people.

With a wide range of attractions and activities well-planned and -prepared for the guests, a stay in the best homestays on Co To Island – which stand out in terms of locations, facilities, and hosts – will a sure treat to your soul.

Author Since: Jan 16, 2019

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