About us

1.Why Oriental Sails?

With eight years full of professional experiences organizing numerous Ha Long Bay tours for international guests, Oriental Sails Co., Ltd has set a new standard for deluxe cruising with The Oriental Sails & Calypso Cruiser and luxury cruising with The Starlight Cruise.

While Oriental Sails and Calypso Cruiser are designed in time- honored traditional style, Starlight Cruise is the most modern ship with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities compared to the rest of Halong Bay cruises. The entire cruise fleet is well equipped with safety guidelines.

Being one of the leading companies in Halong Bay tours, we are now widely known as the favorite choice of many travelers. What better way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site than onboard an Oriental Sails.

2.Oriental Sails overview

Oriental Sails Company was founded in March 2009 specializing in providing overnight accommodation service in Halong bay with three levels: superior, deluxe and luxury, Oriental Sails now is one of leading companies to offer Halong cruises.


Oriental Sails, with two cruises 1 & 2, is a superior cruise directing to standard services. Oriental Sails 1 (18 cabins) was born in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 while Oriental Sails 2 (8 cabins) is newer, was organized in 2011. These are wooden vessels, with the design focused on the Orient characteristics.

Calypso CruiserCalypso Cruiser (12 cabins) is a deluxe cruise, was born in 2010. Calypso is rated very high in stable number of customers, exquisite and luxury design, food as well as professional staff which is quite fit with deluxe customers.

Starlight CruiseStarlight Cruise is the latest product, was launched in July 2013 with the aim to serve the luxury groups of customers. Until now Starlight Cruise is considered as the safest cruise in Halong bay with double bottom design. Starlight has 32 cabins equipped with the most comfortable furniture; each room is furnished with double Jaccuzzi, especially 2 suites with area 50 m2 with private balcony.

Besides, Oriental Sails fleet has successfully organized a lot of events, weddings, birthdays. The board and entire staff always works best with a target that is providing the best, safety and comfortable services for guests. As the results, the comfort and cheerfulness of guets is truly our greatest gifts.

3.Oriental Sails experience

orientalsails kayaking in halong cruise

Onboard activities: exploring gorgeous caves, kayaking and swimming in the fresh water or climbing stiff rocks rising out of breathtaking Lan Ha bay are energetic activities while if you want to relax, Tai Chi practicing in the morning, sunbathing or capturing photos from sundecks are very suitable ones. Outings to islands, pearl farm in the bay, cooking classes and the listed activities are just the sample of activities onboard in Oriental Sails cruises.

starlight cruises massage halong baySpa and Massage: We offer beauty spa and Massage service on Calypso and Starlight Cruise. The combination of fresh air, crystal water, warming hands of staff and homey architecture offers an unique revitalize.

starlight-cruises-taichi-halong-bay.jpgTopside sundeck: It’s the perfect place for you to relax and soak up the views. Just simply enjoying a cup of cocktail, watching the sun wane away into twilight in the bay and socializing with other people, all contribute to a memorable trip.

Starlight CruisesDining room and bar: Our food features the tradition, the fresh and the exquisite. The elegant, cozy and spacious restaurants also enhance your taste in scenic splendor Halong bay.

4. Onboard safety

Oriental Sails cruises welcome you onboard. For your safety and comfort, we introduce you some guidelines before your tour in Halong bay. You have to bring: Original passport, swimsuits, sun glasses, insect repellent, credit card or cash.

• Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian): please inform us before departure.

• Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration.

• Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure.

• The cruises’ itineraries are subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.

• Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.

• For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Halong Bay:

— Person with disability: physical or sensory

— Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…

— Person who is older than 80

— Person who is overweight (>120kg)

Need help booking

Call our customer services team on the number below to speak to one of our advisors who will help you with all your cruise needs

0904 022 XXX

Our most recommended tours


  • From a lovely couple Kelly Ann Howlett & Peter Donald Pope

    Very lovely cruise. The highlight for us was our one day, day cruise that was an awesome day. The rowboat to the fishing village was also very good. The food has been great and great variety. The cake for our honeymoon was also a lovely treat. Thank you. We will recommend you to our friends

  • From Robyn Margaret Tuck & her friends

    We had a wonderful experience. It was such beautiful scenery, however it was the high standard of professional care and attention from Kent was exceptional and it makes the difference between this and other companies. Congratulations to Kent who was very attentive and thoughtful. Please send details of any promotions and special prices. We are living in KL and can come again with friends.

  • From Gary Darnbrough

    The moment I step on the boat I felt relaxed and welcomed, the staff are very hospitable and very kind. The food was of an excellence standard and the presentation of the dishes was extraordinary. Our guide Ha Luong was awesome throughout with great knowledge and as a personal favour she offer to show me around Hanoi which I accepted. Outstanding 5 star services

  • Elena Kozlova & Tanguy Rochcongar

    We have totally enjoyed our time on a boat. The program is well organised and we had lots of different activities.

  • Thank you Kate Bransby & Clint Phillips

    The staff on Starlight and Tom were very accommodating, friendly and provided excellent service. They made our honeymoon extra special with our beautiful cake and wine. We will remember forever. The food was also amazing. I will recommend Starlight cruise to my friends and family in Australia when they come to Vietnam. Thank you.