As the third resort in the Rustic Hospitality Group ecosystem, Ninh Binh Rustic is the first mark in the northward journey of this brand after the success of two famous resorts in the Mekong Delta region and is expected to become one of the most attractive destinations in 2023.
Ninh Binh Rustic is nearly 100km south of the centre of Hanoi, in Hoang Son village of Ninh Binh city, Ninh Binh province. From here, visitors can easily cycle about 2km to the Hang Mua eco-tourism area, 4km to the Tam Coc-Bich Dong and Trang An scenic landscape complexes, or 7km to Hoa Lu ancient capital.
|Experience rural northern life at Ninh Binh Rustic |
Since welcoming its first guests a few months ago, the resort immediately attracted attention when it was compared to a peaceful village, and experiences with traditional cultural imprint of the rustic northern delta.
Nadine, a tourist from Germany, gave sweet compliments on booking.com after a short trip to Ninh Binh Rustic. “The resort feels like it is in the middle of a golden rice sea. The bedroom is rustic and cosy, but still comfortable. The green space is cleanly cared for, and the staff are extremely friendly and hospitable.”
One of the first reasons why Ninh Binh Rustic became so attractive stems from the beautiful natural landscape surrounded by rice fields and majestic Hoang Son Mountain. The resort consists of 10 bungalows possessing a wide view of paddy fields, where just by opening a window, you can enjoy the faint and pure scent of rice, grass, and flowers, and easily capture beautiful photos at any time of day.
Specially, the bungalows are all made from Ninh Binh wood and stone, indigenous materials that have become the unique architectural culture of the land and are designed idly and closely to harmonise with the scenery. The bungalows are equipped fully with modern amenities that are suitable for those who are looking for peace after hours of stressful work or travel.
Nguyen Ngoc Bich, CEO of Rustic Hospitality Group, said that Ninh Binh Rustic was born from the idea of building a model of local traditional architecture in harmony with nature, focusing on people in order to promote natural values and develop products rich in culture.
“Like other destinations, Ninh Binh still focuses on exploiting tourism products for scenic spots and spiritual spots. Meanwhile, there are many ecological and indigenous cultural products that have not been paid attention to, such as village cultural values, cuisine, or experiencing nature reserves,” Bich said.
Bich is also the owner of two community tourism areas – Mekong Rustic Cai Be in Tien Giang province and Mekong Rustic Can Tho in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. These resorts are especially loved by foreign tourists and have received high ratings from travel websites in previous years.
Therefore, it is not surprising that Ninh Binh Rustic, the third product in the ecosystem, will continue to operate similarly to Mekong Rustic with a focus on respecting nature and collaborating with local households to develop together.
At Ninh Binh Rustic, visitors can participate in many interesting activities such as cycling to explore the rice fields, visiting the villagers around the resort, and heading to the market area to buy and sell ancient goods. They can also experience cooking, farming, and fishing with local people. It also offers a swimming pool, outdoor coffee and tea area, bar, and BBQ venue for guests to pamper in the peaceful landscape.
“The people living here are the soul of Ninh Binh Rustic,” Bich said. “We try to convince them to engage in tourism. Visitors can not only visit famous scenic spots but also experience the culture and daily life of the people, contributing to keeping visitors longer in Ninh Binh.”
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