4 homestays with typical Mekong Delta style
- on Apr 7, 2018       By: LucyH
You are looking for a peaceful homestay in Mekong Delta to rest this weekend, arent you? Let’s scan through our following suggestions and choose a place that suits you the most.
1. Coco Riverside Lodge (Vinh long)
2. Cocohut Homestay (Ben Tre)
3. Mekong Rustic Homestay
4. Green Village Homestay
1. Coco Riverside Lodge (Vinh long)
This premium homestay located in Vung Liem rural district, Vinh Long province and built in 2013. Being made of wood and leaves, this homestay has a cool and nature-friendly atmosphere. With 5 big bungalows surrounded by green coconut trees and including fully-equipped living room, kitchen with river view, you can have a full view on the daily life of local people in Mekong Delta. The average price of Coco Riverside Lodge is 1.5 million VND/ night. The host will suggest you some interesting activities to experience the traditional life of people in Mekong Delta such as walking in the village with a torch made of coconut leaves, bicycling around to observe the green sedge fields and watching local farmers harvesting sedges. You can also visit the famous temple named Phu Nhuan (the temple of Ba Chua Xu Temple) or the 200 year-old banyan.
This is the favorite homestay of foreign tourists while visiting Son Hoa village, Chau Thanh rural district, Ben Tre. This homestay is especially suitable for families with babies or small children and those who would like to explore the life in Mekong Delta.
Therefore, instead of being served and treated like a true client, you will participate in the daily activities of host family such as preparing the ingredients for each meal, cooking and eating. This homestay does not actually have any staffs but relatives or neighbors who come and support.
Situated in “the kingdom of coconut”, Cocohut Homestay is blessed with pure and fresh air and surrounded by the nature. There are many activities for you to get relaxed such as: fishing, harvesting cucumbers, winter melons, papayas, cassavas or catching apple snails, fireflies, frogs, fiddler crabs and travelling on boat.
As guests will stay with host family members, guests may be expected to follow some certain rules such as: being quiet, saving the electricity, water and asking for permission before picking fruits on the trees. It is interesting that the host family also produce handmade products such as coconut oil, coconut food colouring and dried coconut for you to purchase as gifts.
Located in Phong Dien rural district, Can Tho, this homestay is 3 km from Phong Dien floating market and 9km from Cai Rang market, near the fruit garden Vam Xang. Visitors can go there by bus or boat.
There are in total 12 separated bungalows made of recycle woods, bamboo and red bricks, generating a traditional rural atmosphere surrounded by fruit gardens. You can experience a number of interesting activities such as gardening, picking fruits, cooking. The average rice for a room starting from 600,000 VND.
Green Village Homestay has 6 bungalows and located at around 10 km from the Can Tho city centre and 6 km from Cai Rang floating market. In the centre of a bamboo and banana garden and surrounded by green rice fields, this homestay is a perfect peaceful spot for you to rest and recharge your energy.
To get there from the city bus centre, you can pass by Ap My bridge, turn the right to Truong Vinh Nguyen Road and passing through bridge Xeo La by 300m. Here, you can learn how to make coconut ice-cream and experience boat riding or free bicycling around the village.
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