Endless Experiences For A Multi-Gen Holiday At The Grand Ho Tram Vietnam

  • 5 Mar '24
  • 1:11 pm by Satarupa Datta

Carousing on milestone events like anniversaries or making a bucket list experience possible for our parents are worthwhile efforts modern travellers are building into their annual travel. DP investigates the daunting question of how to plan for a multigenerational holiday. Selecting destinations and curating experiences that transcend all ages can be tricky. The answer is to find a destination that embraces adventure, and relaxed escapes, close to fun activities alongside plush accommodations suited for private gatherings. All of this is part of the experience of staying at The Grand Ho Tram, a beachfront integrated luxury property in Vietnam. Boasting three five-star resort towers nestled on a long stretch of an isolated beach it is located two hours southeast of Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. 

Getting There

Most international flights come in through one of Vietnam’s three main airports in Hanoi, Da Nang, or Ho Chi Minh City. To Reach The Grand Ho Tram International travellers should fly down to Ho Chi Minh City first and then it takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes by road from Ho Chi Minh City to the resort.

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The grand suite rooms of Intercontinental have the most stunning ocean views that follow you throughout the space. (The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

Luxury Suites And Private Pool Villas: Retreat In Style  

Kick back in luxury at the suite rooms of InterContinental Ho Tram, perfect for those who crave modern luxuries and a vibrant atmosphere. The 543 guest rooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning ocean and sprawling golf views. If you have ever known what InterContinental life means you know it offers a host of exclusive benefits alongside the stay– from gourmet breakfast to a gala evening of cocktails and canapés at the Intercontinental lounge.

The Holiday Inn Resort is connected to the InterContinental Tower of The Grand Ho Tram strip. The tower accommodates 561 stylishly rooms and suites with views of the coastline and is dressed in an inviting blue oceanic décor and hues. Both the towers promise boundless recreational activities and access to an array of The Grand Ho Tram’s facilities — dining and bars, entertainment venues, retail stores, a state-of-the-art convention centre that can accommodate up to 1,100 people, as well as Vietnam’s top-rated golf course: The Bluffs.

Set on a private lawn and a stone’s throw away from the beach, the villas of Ixora Ho Tram by Fusion are designed as exclusive holiday homes. (Image credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

A more exclusive stay awaits at the private pool villas at Ixora Ho Tram by Fusion, another property of 164 tower residences and 46 villas, secluded amidst nature’s bounty. Make yourself at home at Ixora’s duplex villa that features three bedrooms with all the five-star amenities you expect plus one can luxuriate in its private pools. For ultimate family get-togethers, the private lawn and the alfresco sit-out sets a perfect ambiance for family reunions and catching up.

The Bluff extends an experience of playing true links golf among the dunes of southern Vietnam and having dramatic ocean views throughout your tee-off. (Image credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

#2 Recreation & Leisure: From Golfing To Vegas-Style Casino Night Outs

To ensure your stay is as eventful as it is comfortable the Grand Ho Tram strip includes a sprawling golf course against the magnificent backdrops of untouched primeval forest stretching along the shores. Designed by Greg Norman and included in the Top 35 of Golf Digest’s latest rundown of the World’s Greatest Golf Courses, the Bluffs is an 18-hole championship golf course. 

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The Parkland nestled behind Holiday Inn is a sprawling green space that includes a kids’ playground, badminton court, a garden maze, and a giant chessboard. (Image Credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

For the little guests, Grand Ho Tram offers an assortment of activities. The Grand Central Park is an ideal playground for kids’ basketball, football, and pétanque and houses a mini golf course. The park cafe sits in the middle of the Parkland ideal for refreshments and nibbles for kids post their playtime. While indoors, the game zone includes a full bowling alley and a wide range of fun-fair-style games. Family facilities include a kids’ club, spas, a cinema, and karaoke rooms to ensure there is never a dull moment at The Grand Ho Tram.

The InterContinental pool sheltered by cabanas is ideal for swimmers or leisure seekers desiring a floating breakfast. (Image Credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

When the sun shines overhead, there is so much time for the pool and beach at the InterContinental’s eight outdoor pools. Set against the backdrop of 2.2 kilometers of coastline, watersports remain one highlight of the resort. From surfing, standup paddle boarding, and beach volleyball to calming poolside yoga, The Grand Hồ Tràm Strip extends a fun and frolic ride under the balmy weather of the beach town. Remember it’s a holiday, so DJ parties at the pool cabanas during the day with cocktails in hand does no harm. The property also curates local excursions tailored to help explore the coastal town of Ho Tram.

The Roxy nightclub stays open till 2 AM with its fiery DJs and dance performances that lure you to bathe in the party-all-night mood. (Image Credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

If you care to step out in the night, open 24 hours, the Grand Casino is where you can slip into a Vegas-style ritzy night out. Try your hand at classics like Baccarat, Blackjack, Poker, and Roulette. Or if you’re a novice, test your luck on the 500+ slot and electronic gaming machines. Drop by the Roxy Night Club, a go-to place to shake a leg and raise a toast of vodka shots. 

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These pods are near the lush landscaping of Ixora Ho Tram By Fusion where treatments by Maia Spa are specially arranged on request. (Image Credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

#3 Spa And Wellness: Indulge In a Daily Dose Of Wellbeing 

 For wellness enthusiasts, rejuvenation in all forms can be found here. The Grand Spa at the InterContinental is a place you want to unwind after a long-haul flight or simply if one is in the mood for some pampering. The spa boasts treatments such as hot stone treatment, Thai massage, deep tissue massage, facials, manicures, and pedicures. Another option to de-stress is with the beachside treatments at the Lotus Spa of Holiday Inn, the choice is all yours.

Infinity is the Bluffs five-star restaurant that offers golfers post-game dining rewarding stunning views of the outside green expanse. (Image Credit: The Grand Hồ Tràm Vietnam)

#4 Dining: Explore The World On Your Plate

It’s easy to understand that Grand Ho Tram is a gastronomic ride having 15 plus restaurants and bars in the hotel complex. Sample the best seafood at Khoi BBQ at InterContinental allowing gourmands to choose their seafood from five live tanks. Famed for its Cantonese specialty delicacies, the Ju Bao Xuan is the place to go for oriental cuisine lovers. For an expansive breakfast spread enjoy Ginger that serves up classic Vietnamese to Western plates. The Grand Bistro part of the InterContinental dining has a menu spanning everything from Australian Prime beef to Korean BBQ. Here dining is also clubbed with entertainment. Head to the Fuel Sports Bar at the Holiday Inn to enjoy your premier league soccer games with crafted cocktails and light nibbles. 

Final Thoughts 

The Grand Ho Tram is a destination in itself, families are welcome with eventful outdoor affairs whereas little ones stay jolly at the kids’ clubs which favours myriad playful activities for them. The luxury rooms at InterContinental and villas of Ixora By Fusion serve as mini-retreats with signature amenities and no matter which tower you are the view is stunning. The resort is bent towards sports lovers where adults and kids alike can tee off on their respective golf courses. Come evening gala dinners create family moments and nighttime partying Vegas-style are just one of many moments to cherish here. Hence this list of things to do at The Grand Ho Tram   covers some of the best multigenerational vacation ideas of 2024. 

#DP Loves 

  • The old-world luxury of Intercontinental premier suites ‌generously spaced and adorned in opulent marble. 
  • The experience of golfing at Bluffs among dunes and ocean views.
  • The spa escape at Ixora Ho Tram by Fusion features a unique outdoor pod setting in a serene ambiance of gardens and water bodies.
  • The Multi-gen family holiday concept meets Vegas-style night outs where cocktails are sophisticated and not for the faint-hearted.