The stunning setting, service and cuisine have transformed The Nam Hai, and by extension Hoi An, into a Vietnam-must in its own right. For many travelers, exploring Vietnam involves the north-to-south circuit between Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Min City; but those in the know stop at the enchanting Nam Hai resort. Located close to the ancient trading port city of Hoi An, the resort has re-invigorated Vietnam’s luxury hotel scene. French architect Reda Amalou created a contemporary, design-focused aesthetic, while Indonesian designer Jaya Ibrahim infused interiors with an abundance of dark wood furniture, slate floors and sleek amenities. Outside, three symmetrical swimming pools cascade down the manicured lawns to Ha My Beach, a stretch of white sand looking across the South China Sea. The setting, service and cuisine have transformed The Nam Hai, and by extension Hoi An, into a Vietnam-must in its own right.
Executive chef Richard Wilson leads an international team of culinary experts who prepare delectable Western and Vietnamese fare in two gourmet restaurants.
The hotel’s one hundred villas line a seemingly infinite stretch of white sand in an area rich in Vietnamese cultural heritage.
Eight stunning spa villas floating on a private lagoon offer a wide selection of treatments based on traditional Asian healing practices.