Au Co Cruise

The Au Co Cruise is the first cruise that brought 5-star cruise concept to the waters of Halong Bay in 2012. The Au Co’s sophisticated services are available on exclusive 3 days journeys encompassing the breadth of the world-renowned Halong Bay, as well as less crowded destinations of the neighbouring Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island.

The fleet is composed of 02 luxurious twin ships, boasting 32 spacious private cabins each and belongs to the biggest cruises available in Halong Bay at the present. Boarding a maximum of 80 passengers per ship, The Au Co provides the most unique yet comfortable cruising experience with a strong touch of Vietnamese culture exploration.

The Au Co Ship Facilities

The Au Co is a large steel vessel providing first-class facilities that guarantee a cruise of the utmost comfort. From the luxury restaurant on board to the spa and jacuzzi, aboard The Au Co's passengers are offered the same facilities you would expect in a luxury hotel. Enjoy delicious meals with a waterside view in the restaurant. Add a little flavour to your journey at the terrace and sundeck bars; our sundeck BBQ is perfect for a beautiful day. Relax in the spa and our open air jacuzzi or enjoy a cup of coffee while discovering The Au Co Library.


Situated in the reception area, guests will be able to find a library with hundreds of books that will suit all tastes. All passengers are welcome to borrow books and magazines at their leisure during the cruise.


Located on the terrace deck, the Halong Restaurant is an ample  space for guests to gather and enjoy a variety of Western and Vietnamese cuisine. Taking waterside views, guests are able to enjoy every meal on the balcony or inside the restaurant. The elegant and luxurious Au Co Restaurant has been carefully arranged according to the fundamental elements of Wu Xing, with the dining room featuring a contemporary design of metal and wood. The restaurant satisfies both senses of sight and taste. On arrival, guests will notice that the interior, with its wooden furniture and polished wood floor, promotes the flow of air through the restaurant, and harmonises the natural light and gentle breeze with the surrounding landscape, giving guests the feeling of being immersed in nature. According to the principle that water nourishes wood, the sight of the Gulf’s water and the sound of soft music are used to create a calm, gentle atmosphere that will stimulate the guests’ appetites.


Lan Ha Bar was named after a beautiful bay in Halong. This open-air bar, located beyond the restaurant on the terrace deck, is designed around the principles of Feng Shui and is the ideal place for guests to enjoy a wide range of drinks to accompany the spectacular views over the sea. Lan Ha Bar stocks a full complement of aperitifs, wines, cocktails, drinks and snacks, and serves guests until late. If guests are seeking more privacy and comfort each cabin has its own refrigerator, which we can stock with your choice of beverages. In the evening, the Terrace Bar is transformed into an open-air movie theatre for guests to enjoy some of their favourite scenes amidst the fresh air. The Au Co sundeck bar offers perfectly crafted drinks from cocktails to fresh juices. Surrounded by the magnificent scenery, it is the ultimate location for enjoying drinks and food. Release yourself from the aches and pains of a long day and immerse yourself into absolute relaxation.


Pamper yourself after a full day of activities in the scent of lotion and find inner peace in our spa centre. We understand that sometimes everybody needs a bit of time to themselves , so we’ve designed special treatment programs for an experience that will revitalise mind, body and soul. With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea, we have created the quintessential spa environment. If you desire more privacy, we can arrange for one of our highly trained therapists to visit your cabin for specialised treatments. Abandon all worries and let your soul fly with the winds over our sundeck. Located on the top level of The Au Co, the sundeck is the ideal place to enjoy the magnificence of Halong Bay.


Comfortably equipped with long chairs, cushions and umbrellas, the sundeck is perfect for those looking to unwind, whether you choose to enjoy a good book or simply sunbathe. Nearby is the Lan Ha Bar, where you can treat yourself with a selection of cocktails and drinks. The sundeck is often busy in the early hours of the morning with Tai Chi lessons and in the afternoon with our cooking classes and demonstrations. In the evening, the sundeck hosts a BBQ party offering you the chance to experience the sights and sounds of the sea at night, while sampling some great tasting food with the cool breeze in your hair. 


After a full day of activities, exploring Halong Bay, what better way to relax than sinking into the warm bubbles of a jacuzzi? On The Au Co, the jacuzzi corner offers a private open-air space where guests can unwind, while enjoying a cocktail and admiring the fantastic views of the bay. Reserve the open-air jacuzzi together with our onboard spa services. In the scent of lotion, guests will feel any stress simply drift away under the water.

Au Co Deluxe Cabin

Measuring a generous 20 square metres, our 12 Deluxe cabins are located on the main deck, enjoying beautiful views over the water. Promising a relaxing environment, the cabins come with a choice of queen-sized or twin beds and connecting rooms are available for families with children. Elegantly decorated in traditional Vietnamese style, each cabin has a private balcony with wooden table and chairs perfect for you to sit and take in the view. Bathrooms are both practical and attractive with a bath tub and glass doors. The delux cabin will definately make a great accommodation for your Halong Bay trip.

Au Co Grand Deluxe Cabin

Located on the upper deck, our 2 Grand Deluxe Cabins offer passengers stunning views of Halong Bay through their panoramic windows. Each cabin is 20 square meters, including an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and handcrafted furniture. As with all of our cabins and suites, the sense of space and luxury is enhanced by the elegant décor and minimal style. With views stretching over Halong Bay, these rooms are the perfect choice for the discerning traveller.

Au Co Executive Cabin

Our 12 Executive cabins, measuring a spacious 20 square metres, and located on the upper deck prove to be a fantastic choice . Indulging in the breathtaking scenery, the floor-to-ceiling windows, glass doors and private balconies allow passengers to fully appreciate the magnificent scenery  during the cruise. The chic interiors and contemporary furnishings, with hardwood floors and handcrafted furniture, strike a harmonious balance between modern design and traditional detailing. Connecting rooms are available for families with children.

Long Quan Suite

Located on the aft of the ship, Long Quan is our most spacious and luxurious suite, measuring a palatial 40 square metres. Designed exclusively for your plenary comfort and privacy, Long Quan's balconies are the pinnacle of relaxation aboard the Au Co and the optimum location to immerse yourself in the scenic views of Halong Bay. Each room, which stylishly blends Vietnamese and Western design, will feel like a home away from home, coming equipped with a queen-sized bed and all of the necessary amenities. The bathroom offers a separate shower or a single basin.

Au Co Suite

Wake up in Au Co suite, fill your lungs with fresh air and enjoy the magnificent scenery from the terraces on the upper deck. Located on the bow of the ship and relishing stunning views of the bay, the Au Co suite offers you the utmost in luxury and privacy. Spaciously designed and comfortably furnished, the suite comes with a queen-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom with a free-standing tub. The suite is the ideal place to relax, and decorated in elegant tones and contemporary artwork you will feel right at home.

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