Review: Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An


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Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is one of the best Four Seasons in Asia and shines a light on Vietnam’s central coast and cultural heartland. Its 35 hectares of landscaped gardens edge a private 1-kilometer stretch of Ha My Beach, one of Forbes’ “best beaches in the world”.

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The resort is located on the stunning coastline of the South China Sea and boasts breathtaking ocean views and lush gardens. Situated 30 kilometers south of Da Nang, the resort offers a gateway to three extraordinary UNESCO sites – Hue’s Imperial City, the temple sanctuary of My Son, and enchanting Hoi An – complemented by spectacular beachfront living.

Style & Character

The Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is a luxury resort that brings together modern style and traditional Vietnamese culture. The resort features three distinct styles of architecture: traditional Vietnamese, contemporary Vietnamese, and modern minimalist. The traditional Vietnamese style is seen in the use of natural materials such as wood, stone, and bamboo, while the contemporary and modern styles feature sleek, modern lines and glass.

The overall style and character of the Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An can be described as luxurious yet tranquil. Guests will find a balance between modern and traditional designs, offering an unforgettable experience that blends Vietnamese culture with modern amenities and services.


Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An has 100 sleek villas positioned to optimize sea views and phong thuy (feng shui) principles. They range from luxury one-bedroom villas to vast five-bedroom compounds, including 8 specially extended family villas and 40 pool villas. Villa interiors feature a raised central platform wrapped in gossamer netting, complete with a padded divan, king-sized bed, and bedside bathing area with a lacquered eggshell bath. All have outdoor rain showers; some have private grounds with a swimming pool and direct beach access.

Each room is equipped with in-room bathtubs, rain shower, hairdryer, in-room safe, flat-screen LCD television, Bose sound system, iPods and Sound Dock system, wireless Internet access, in-room bar, Espresso machines and tea-making facilities, Movies On-Demand and more.

Service & Facilities

The Resort’s heart wraps around three tiers of infinity swimming pools, Family, Olympic, and Lap, flanked by the pristine white beach, where exhilarating water sports include X-Jetpacks, wake-boards, and jet-skis.

The Nam Hai Cooking Academy, supported by its own onsite herb and vegetable farm, shares the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine with guests and professional global culinarians, while The Heart of the Earth Spa offers incredible treatments grouped into three well-being lessons (Stability, Creativity, and Non-Judgement), each featuring crystal singing bowls to attune to nature’s rhythms.

The Chuon Chuon Kids’ Club is a mini-resort of its own complete with a wading pool, mini loungers, a shaded sandy play area, and multiple indoor zones. The Health Club also has sauna and steam rooms, four tennis courts, a badminton court, and a half-size basketball court.

Food & Drink

In terms of dining, Cafe Nam Hai overlooks the water gardens and serves International and Asian Fusion plus delicacies from the tandoor oven. Lá Sen features inventive Vietnamese flavors, daytime stone-baked pizzas, and local fishermen’s catch in a breezy setting by the sea.

The Bar is on the upper level of Cafe Nam Hai and offers an inspiring selection of refreshments in stylish, low-lit interiors or on the ocean-view balcony. The Beach Bar serves Asian tapas and Central Coast-inspired cocktails against sparkling sea views, with hanging chairs and daybeds beneath soaring palms.


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