Ben Tre is one of the most popular destinations in the Mekong Delta. Because of its large acreages of fruit farming, Ben Tre has become a top destination for ecotourism and river-based tours. Besides, planning tourist destinations they should visit, tourists should consider where to stay in Ben Tre; as a result, tourists can save their budget and feel pleasant while traveling. Let’s explore where to stay in Ben Tre with the Mekong Smile tour.
1. Where to stay in Ben Tre? – Top 10 most popular accommodations in Ben Tre
Mango home riverside
- Address: My Huan Hamlet My Thanh Village, Giong Trom District, Ben Tre
Mango Home Riverside is a beautiful resort located on the banks of the gentle Giong Trom River, an ideal place to stop when visitors visit the coconut kingdom of Ben Tre. Hidden in lush plants by the Ham Luong River, the resort is located in the suburb of Ben Tre. Moreover, the accommodation is also the only guest house in the Giong Trom district, a peaceful destination.
The feature of Mango Home Riverside Ben Tre is its establishment. The area used to be a wildland, but now the existence of the natural resort creates many jobs for local people. The resort focuses on a peaceful and relaxing place for visitors to stay and on preserving the natural environment here. During their stay in the resort, visitors can enjoy natural landscapes, delicious dishes, and professional staff.
All rooms in the Mango Home Riverside are designed following the southern style with basic objects such as crockery, and bamboo. Although the design is not luxurious, it brings a sense of familiarity to the countryside and tourists can help close to nature. The rooms follow minimalism but have full facilities and essential furniture to serve the visitors.
- Address: Hamlet 9, Phuoc Long commune, Giong Trom district, Ben Tre province.
Mekong home is on the list of where to stay in Ben Tre due to its natural and tranquil space. It attracts a lot of tourists due to its unique beauty with lovely wooden houses in the middle of lush green gardens and coconut trees.
A local family established Mekong Home and managed it themselves. The views from the rooms and inferior of them meet the quality of clean – beautiful and peaceful.
For those who love nature, and tranquility, you will feel satisfied with beautiful bungalows. Each room has local ornaments relating to Ben Tre. In detail, some decorative objects such as the beds, the lamps, the chairs, etc. are made from coconut trees, a specialty of Ben Tre.
In addition, the rooms also have white mosquito nets and red pillows that both repel mosquitoes and insects well and bring comfort when lying down.
Jardin Du Mekong Homestay
Address: Song Doc Bridge, Dinh Binh hamlet, Hoa Nghia commune, Cho Lach district, Ben Tre province
Jardin Du Mekong Homestay is 20 km from Vinh Long City, 30 minutes by boat to Cai Be floating market, 35 km from Ben Tre, and 55 km from Can Tho City. The building materials are wood, bamboo, and leaves, so they are very friendly to the environment. One of the features of Du Mekong Homestay is fruit orchards, planting the typical fruits of Ben Tre.
Besides, the homestay also provides bike-renting services and a fishing area for visitors. The room has garden views and looks warm and cozy. Moreover, the homestay serves many local dishes reminding of the childhood of southerners. The staff is well-trained and enthusiastic. Some can speak English and French apart from Vietnamese, so they are very helpful. The accommodation is one of the tourists’ favorite choices because of its relaxing atmosphere and green environment.
Diamond stars Ben Tre Hotel
Address: 140 Huong Vuong Street, An Hoi District, Ben Tre City
Diamon stars are the highest-rise hotel located in Ben Tre City, the hotel offers a variety of experiences according to international standards. With satisfactory services, high-class amenities, and beautifully designed living space on the romantic riverside. Diamond Stars Hotel consists of 138 rooms fully equipped with bars, restaurants, and an infinite swimming pool. Thus, it is a good choice for families and children.
Moreover, customers can enjoy the “Buffet Breakfast” at Adama’s restaurant inside the hotel. The restaurant will serve many local dishes inside the cozy and modern space. In addition, the hotel provides meeting rooms and events with an overview of Ben Tre city.
The meeting rooms have enough facilities to organize a professional conference for businesses. The designs are various and elegant to suit the taste of guests. The hotel also receives a lot of feedback about its friendly and enthusiastic staff who are willing to help customers.
Ben Tre Riverenjoyesort
Address: 708 Nguyen Van Tu, 7 Ward, Ben Tre City.
Ben Tre Riverside Resort is an ideal accommodation for those who love nature and want to enjoy the fresh breeze. Ben Tre Riverside Resort is the first 4-star resort in Ben Tre and is built on the Ham Luong ferry station land. Thus, it is called the riverside resort.
Coming there, tourists can enjoy the breeze blowing from the Ham Luong river. Its location is close to the city center, just 6.2 km from the airport and 2.9 km from the Ben Tre station. The resort is designed with Western architecture with white color.From afar, the accommodation looks like a castle with meticulous and modern details. It is a great idea to wander around the green campus and enjoy the fresh air from the river here.
In detail, the room systems include different kinds of rooms to meet the requirements of visitors. The largest room has a total area of 55m2, with a river view, and is for a maxim of 4 guests.
Besides, the rooms are equipped with essential facilities to main a great experience for guests. The restaurant serves Asian, and Western food as well as the specialties of the Southern region. Many people love the peace of the resort with its lush coconut trees and poetic river.
Coco Happy farm
Address: Hamlet 2, Luong Hoa Commune, Giong Trom, Ben Tre, Vietnam
The homestay’s location is quite far from the city center, but it will bring memorable experiences. The homestay looks like the house of local people. There are a lot of coconut trees around the place so visitors can enjoy fresh coconut juice at the homestay. Although the rooms are basic, they have enough facilities for guests at a reasonable price.
The owner is a local so he knows a lot about interesting destinations near the homestay. He usually takes tourists to different places in the region and explains things to them. Many guests say that his English is very good. Moreover, the people here are friendly and hospitable. They always smile and are willing to help.
Charming country homestay
Address: At No. 208D, Hamlet 4, Nhon Trach Commune, Ben Tre
This homestay in Ben Tre offers you first-class accommodation, luxury, and attention to the smallest detail to make your stay perfect. In addition, it provides facilities such as a terrace and garden BBQ party and free bicycles for those who enjoy light sports or explore the surrounding landscape.
The bungalow rooms here are also spacious, built with a unique shingle roof, and each room comes with a wardrobe, mirror, towels, and air conditioning. Restaurants, bars, and bicycles are free to use, beautiful homestay in Ben Tre serves Asian breakfast and vegetarian meals daily, has a spacious garden to relax. Moreover, the host and staff are friendly and enthusiastic.
Viet Uc Hotel
Address:144 Hung Vuong Street, Ward 3, Ben Tre City
Viet – Uc Hotel (Viet- Australia Hotel) has an area of about 2,600m2. The 3-star hotel consists of 9 floors with 73 luxurious rooms designed in modern European style. Tourists can enjoy a pleasant trip here with the cozy space and essential facilities. From the windows of the rooms, you can admire the view of the romantic river or a bustling city.
Because of its convenient location, visitors can move to different destinations in Ben Tre city, such as the museum and shopping mall. Moreover, tourists can easily get around, go shopping, or buy souvenirs if they are on a business trip. At night, it’s ideal to wander along the river to enjoy the pleasant atmosphere here. Viet-Uc hotel offers various services for their guests, including restaurants, cafe shops, karaoke, massage & spa, and conference rooms.
Hong Thai homestay
Address: 16C, Quoi Son Hamlet, Chau Thanh district, Bến Tre, Việt Nam
Hong Thai Homestay was established by Mr. Thai, a resident, of Ben Tre. In general, the accommodation is simple and environmental-friendly. Most of the rooms are bungalows built from wood and leave roofs. Besides, each room has a small yard for the guests to go sunbathing.
The space around the accommodation is a garden with fruit trees and flowers. Mr. Thai’s family also cooks some local dishes for tourists. Many tourists love the homestay because of the hospitality and friendliness of the family. The local homestay is suitable for tourists traveling with families to enjoy the local life and fresh air in the countryside.
Ba Danh Home
Address: 11D, Group 3, Nhon Thanh, Ben Tre, Vietnam
Ba Danh homestay has a traditional southern architectural style with natural building materials. Surrounded by blocks of coconut trees, the homestay brings a sense of peace and simplicity. Although this accommodation doesn’t look luxurious, this is still a peaceful shelter for those who want to get away from the chaotic and busy life.
Coming here, you can experience many exciting activities such as cycling, walking, or fishing. The price of staying is quite reasonable with enthusiastic staff and good cooks. It’s not a bad choice to spend your vacation in Ba Danh’s home to relax and calm your soul.
2. Some places of interest in Ben Tre
- Con Phung Island
The destination is on a floating islet amid My Tho River (a part of the Tien River), in Tan Thach Commune of Chau Thanh District, Ben Tre Province. Con Phung is well-known for its natural landscapes and peaceful atmosphere. Traveling there, visitors can experience many interesting activities.
- Cai Mon – Cho Lach flower village
The flower village is in Vinh Thanh commune, Cho Lach district, Ben Tre province. With the favorable geographical location, growing flowers and fruits are the main business of local people in Cho Lach. In spring, the place is full of colorful flowers, creating a picturesque view.
- Binh Dai beach
Binh Dai beach is near the An Hoa isle and is very popular with local people and tourists. The beach is still wild but it is also an ideal place to relax and enjoy the fresh air from the sea.
- The traditional brick kiln
For a long time, the production of bricks plays an important part in people’s life in Ben Tre. The bricks are designed and baked in a traditional way inside the dome-shaped kiln. Many tourists love taking artistic photos in the brick kiln.
- Coconut candy factory
One of the specialties of Ben Tre is coconut candies, so there are a lot of factories making coconut candies here. Your journey to Ben Tre will not be complete if you miss the chance to see how people make coconut candies and make your own candies.
- Vam Ho Bird Sanctuary
Vam Ho is a submerged region in Ba Tri, Ben Tre, containing many wild forests with a great variety of trees. Noticeably, tourists can see the birds after 5 pm when sunset comes, great flocks of storks fly over the place to turn around under a glowing sky and land within the green forest.
- Traditional sleep mat
Tourists can choose to visit one of the three well-known Mat weaving villages: Nhon Thanh, An Hiep, and Thanh Thoi B. Coming to this village, visitors can see how people make sleeping mats step by step and try making their sleeping mats under the guidance of local people.
Lan Vuong Ecotourism Area
The ecotourism area includes a lot of traditional games that can bring your carefree childhood back. While it is a good choice for tourists traveling with families and friends to play and enjoy a delicious meal together.
3. Some tips for traveling Ben Tre
- The best time to visit Ben Tre is in the summer (from June to August) when most of the fruits in Ben Tre turn ripe and many tourism activities occur.
- Visitors should rent a bicycle to get to different places so that they can get closer to the countryside.