CNNGo, one of the Internet’s leading sources of news, has recently included two hotels in Vietnam in the list of best floating hotels in the Greater Mekong sub-region. They are Thuan Loi hotel in An Giang province and Mekong Floating House in Ben Tre province.
Those two hotels are picked for their unique designs that allow comfortable sleeping options with the chance to relax, ride the tides and maximum buoyancy. Thuan Loi is a three-terrace hotel that commands good location of the riverside, with the funky floating restaurants serving scrumptious traditional Vietnamese food. Meanwhile, the Mekong Floating House is nettled in an exuberant green garden of coconut palms that boasts of eco-friendly facilities and homegrown delicacies.
Other floating hotels in the list include three from Thailand, two from Laos, one from Cambodia and two from Myanmar. The list brings out the diverse accommodation spectrum in the Greater Mekong sub-region, ranging from wallet-friendly guest house to mid-range villas to high-end resorts. They are part of the new rage in adventure travel in the Mekong region where tourists get to bask in the rustic community vibe and watch the boat life rocking by.
2012 can be considered a promising year for tourism in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, with the inauguration of more tourist boats and resorts and abundant tourist events. This region is gradually securing its place on the map of world travel for its rustic sceneries and the interesting life around the rivers.