April 14, 2024 04:11:27 booked.net

Explores the Opulent Grand Ho Tram Strip in Vietnam

Embarking on a journey that elevates the allure of South Asia, The Grand Ho Tram Strip emerges as a luxurious, all-encompassing entertainment destination, often likened to the “Vegas of the East.”

For over two decades, inquisitive travelers and thrill-seekers worldwide have been drawn to Vietnam, enticed by its breathtaking landscapes, cultural distinctiveness, and vibrant cuisine. Gaining swift fame for its novel experiences, Vietnam now unveils a captivating addition—the Grand Ho Tram Strip. This sprawling complex offers a harmonious blend of opulent accommodations, diverse dining options featuring global cuisines, a 24/7 casino, nightclub, theater, and an award-winning golf course, redefining the epitome of leisure.

Situated just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, The Grand Ho Tram Strip is a vast haven bordered by a serene beach on one side and The Bluffs golf course on the other. Indian travelers can conveniently opt for direct flights from major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochi, and Ahmedabad to Ho Chi Minh City. Once arrived, the resort offers an all-encompassing experience, catering to every need, excluding, perhaps, a visit to the golf course—a mere three-minute drive away.

A popular choice for local weekend getaways, this destination is swiftly becoming an integral part of the international traveler’s itinerary, particularly those with a penchant for luxury and a thirst for unique experiences. The Word. embarked on a multi-day exploration of this expansive property, uncovering its myriad offerings.

THE LUXURIOUS RETREATS

Upon entering, the grandeur of The Grand Ho Tram Strip becomes evident, with not one but three upscale resorts: The InterContinental Grand Ho Tram, Holiday Inn Resort Ho Tram Beach, and IXORA Ho Tram By Fusion.

The initial night unfolded in the Holiday Inn wing, where shades of blue define the resort’s color palette, reminiscent of the adjacent beach. Our East Sea-view suite, adorned with nautical-themed interiors, provided a tranquil ambiance overlooking the azure waters. Boasting 561 rooms and suites, this wing caters to diverse travelers, with special provisions for families, ensuring engagement for young children.

For the subsequent two nights, our accommodations transitioned to The InterContinental Grand Ho Tram. This wing, featuring 543 rooms, exudes a more luxurious ambiance with an expansive suite comprising a bedroom, living room, a spacious bathroom, and a powder room for guests. Offering a serene environment with direct vistas of The Bluffs Golf Course and the coastline, this wing is ideal for couples seeking a refined retreat.

DISTINCTIVE EXPERIENCES

The Grand Ho Tram Strip’s standout feature is its expansive casino, sprawling across 5,000 square meters. Housing 90 live gaming tables and over 500 electronic gaming machines, the casino, complete with multiple VIP rooms, beckons high-stakes players from around the globe. Open 24 hours a day, it offers an array of games, from Baccarat and European roulette to Texas Hold’em Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, Sicbo, and Blackjack.

Beyond the casino, the resort boasts a private theater, Beta Ho Tram, for those in the mood for a movie. Jukebox Karaoke offers a musical experience for families and friends. The Game Zone, equipped with arcade-style games like Air-Hockey, Boxing Machine, and Zombie Outbreak, alongside a full bowling alley, caters to gaming enthusiasts. The Kid’s Quarter, a dedicated area for children aged four to 12, provides creative engagement through arts and crafts.

The Grand Ho Tram’s Boutique beckons with resort wear by prominent Vietnamese designers, silk, and printed foulards ideal for a stylish day at the beach and perfect for personal and gift selections.

A memorable experience unfolded during our visit with the live broadcast of Angel’s Fighting Championship 25. Witnessing MMA fights between nations, we found ourselves engrossed in the energy of the room, cheering for players from South Korea, Brazil, Vietnam, and other countries while savoring exquisite whiskies and wines.

A CULINARY JOURNEY

For the ardent traveler whose itinerary orbits around culinary escapades, The Grand Ho Tram Strip promises an unparalleled gastronomic delight. With over 15 dining options, one can indulge in diverse culinary experiences for every meal throughout the stay. Recommendations from The Word. include savoring the extensive gourmet menu at The Grand Bistro, seafood delights at Khói BBQ, Asian fusion cuisine at 8 Dragons (located inside the casino), refined cocktails at Churchill’s or Fuel Sports Bar, and traditional Vietnamese specialties at Lemongrass Ho Tram or Ginger. Roxy Night Club awaits for a weekend soiree, offering an array of international spirits accompanied by great music.

A GOLFING PARADISE

Catering to the growing trend of exclusive escapes for golfing enthusiasts, The Grand Ho Tram Strip is strategically located a few minutes from The Bluffs golf course. Designed by golf legend.