Roomy Villa style home

Roomy Villa style home

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
4 Bathrooms

About our home

We live in Vung Tau, Vietnam, a seaside resort where many Saigon dwellers visit during the weekends. By Vietnamese standards , Vung Tau is a quite town compared with Saigon or Ha Noi. Our home is located 7 minutes stroll from Front Beach a very nice area to walk in the evening and enjoy the cool breeze.

The house is a three story building, with most of the living taking place on the first two (2) floors. It's in an "L" shape configuration, and has a paved courtyard at the front, with potted plants and a few climbing vines spreading out over the pergolas. The greenery gives the house a sense of nature and provides screening from the lane. We are not on the main street, were set back away from all traffic and have full security features on all doors and windows including alarms.

There are two (2) large supermarkets close by and a small (like a 7/11) which sells a good range of Australian products. Of course there are the usual Vietnamese markets, the closest one being a mere 200 mtrs away around the corner. You wouldn't know it was there unless you looked. Tip - You can get the supermarkets to deliver your groceries.

We have hosted many visitors, so we are well aware of some of the issues that come up when visiting Vietnam. Quite honestly, we have found the best way to handle things (primarily because of language difficulties) is for our visitors/guests to tell us what they want to do, and allow us to organise it - even if we're in a house swap, we can use skype for communication.

Many visitors don't realise the way the personal networking "works" in Vietnam, but the degree of help visitors receive is abundant. Our visitors will have Chi on "skype" to organise every requirement: Example - Booking a bus to Saigon and return - Booking a car and driver for either day trips or more - and we have many English speaking friends who will pop in from time to time to make sure our visitors are okay. These friends will also be your emergency numbers, in case you need anything.

The home will also have a cleaner come 2-3 times a week so you can relax and enjoy yourselves! All bedrooms with air conditioning. Unlimited WIFI, smart TV and a pair of scooters for your use but you must be EXPERIENCED as this IS Vietnam.

Features

More about us

  1. We're a couple with a beautiful 9 year old daughter

  2. Chi wants to visit Australia for a least 2 months so assess the possibility of moving over permanently.

  3. We love to host. Come out and enjoy our hospitality and see a bit of Vietnam :)

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
You can enjoy almost every type of Vietnamese food you can think of in Vung Tau. There is a great mix of Northern, Central and Southern peoples living and eating in Vung Tau, so the choices are many and varied.
Cool bars
There are both Russian and Australian bars in Vung Tau. Many Australian bars are within walking distance of our home,. Many bars also serve either German or Russian draft beer
Cozy cafés
Heaps... Coffee shops abound, from the small Vietnamese coffee shop to the up market cafe.
Retail therapy
Vung Tau has one Shopping Centre
Bit of culture
I first came to Vietnam 4 years ago and decided to stay put in one place and enjoy learning the culture. I'm so glad I did. Many visitors arrive in Vietnam and race around the country, without relaxing and absorbing the real culture and getting to know the real people.
Walks in the park
There is a beautiful park/garden down at front beach, and another across the road. Sit under a leafy tree and watch the world go by. Or do the mountain walk, preferably in the cool of the late afternoon, and you'll meet hundreds of Vietnamese doing the same thing.
Spot of exercise
Exercise equipment in the parks.
Day tripping
Highly recommended. There is a very good tour company here in Vung Tau who can take you on whatever trip you desire. As well as that, we will organise day trips to Saigon or trips of several days to go up to Mui Ne or any other place you want to see.

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