The Au Co was designed to set new standards of safety and luxury in the Gulf of Tonkin and these standards set her apart from other Halong Bay vessels. The ship's impressive external steel structure belies the innovative and luxurious Oriental design to be found within: Each of the 32 spacious cabins has its own private balcony or terrace – allowing unparalleled views of the surrounding seascape. On the upper decks, the elegant restaurant and open-air bars are designed along principles of Feng Shui to heighten passengers’ sense of connection with the wonderful natural environment of Halong Bay, as well as giving them a taste of the Orient and Vietnamese culture. Through innovative use of space, design features, and luxurious attention to detail, the Au Co aims to give passengers a truly unique cruise experience.
Deluxe Cabin - Main Deck
There are 14 Deluxe Cabins located on the Main Deck of the Au Co, each measuring between 20 and 25 square metres and furnished in a minimal style with a choice of double or twin beds, two lounge chairs and a coffee table.The elegant en suite bathrooms feature a separate glass-enclosed shower stall. These cabins boast large floor-to ceiling doors offering excellent sea views.
Grand Deluxe Cabin - Upper Deck
Located on the Upper Deck, the two Grand Deluxe Cabins offer stunning views of Halong Bay through their panoramic windows. Each cabin measures 20 square metres and has an en-suite bathroom and handcrafted furniture. As with all of the Au Co's cabins and suites, the sense of space and luxury is enhanced by the elegant décor and minimal style.
Executive Cabin - Upper Deck
Positioned on the Upper Deck, the Au Co's Executive Cabins are a generous 20 square metres and offer extensive views of the seascape thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors. The chic interiors and contemporary furnishings, including hardwood floors, handcrafted beds and tables, combine to produce a harmonious balance between modern design and traditional detailing.
Lon Quan Suite - Upper Deck
Named after the legendary father of the Vietnamese people, Lac Long Quan, and commanding a great position and views from the bow of the ship, the Long Quan Suites are a very generous 36 square metres in size. With their spacious private terraces on the Upper Deck they offer guests both luxury and privacy, combining sumptuous indoor and outdoor living spaces in which to relax.
Au Co Suite - Upper Deck
The Au Co Suites are named after the mother of the Vietnamese people, Au Co, and occupy an unrivaled position at the aft of the boat. Both of the Au Co Suites are an extremely generous 40 square metres in size and together with their spacious private terraces on the Upper Deck they offer guests the utmost in luxury and privacy.