Win a five-night stay in Vietnam worth £4,300

Aerial View Emerald Bay

Terms and Conditions

  • Flights are not included.
  • This competition closes on 30 September 2018 at 5pm.
  • The prize is valid until 30 September 2019, excluding 23 December – 15 January and Lunar New Year (5-15 February 2019).
  • The winner must be over 18 and the prize is subject to availability.
  • Dinner at the Pink Pearl excludes alcoholic beverages.

A five-night stay for two in Vietnam, staying in an Emerald Bay Front Room at the exceptional JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay.

Hailed for its blinding-white sand, dense rainforest and kaleidoscopic coral reef, the island of Phu Quoc off the south coast of Vietnam is ripe for exploration. With its Unesco-protected biosphere reserve, imposing mountain range and tropical jungle brimming with luscious flora and fauna, this is a place where adventure meets R&R. We’ve teamed up with the recently opened JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay to offer readers the chance to discover it for themselves. Over five nights you’ll entertain castaway fantasies on the shores of the island’s finest resort, where sublime cuisine meets enchanting creativity and lots of action.

The whole complex comes under the whimsical label of ‘Lamarck University’ – a fairy-tale concept created by famed architect Bill Bensley. The resort carries a mystical feel, as vintage European antiques and artefacts meet layered asymmetric arches and walls adorned with elaborate murals and Lewis Carroll quotes. Outside, sorbet-hued colonial facades brush up against the sparkling water of the South China Sea in a picture-postcard scene. A revolving roster of innovative classes will have you heading back to school. Enrol in a mixology lesson at The Department of Chemistry, followed by a hilarious session of Beer Yoga and a double-period of Vietnamese Coffee Class – subjects you’re sure to pass with flying colours.

Head to The Department of Physical Education for a workout, go sunbathing around a scallop-shaped pool, or head out for hikes, jungle safaris or kayaking adventures. Come evening, visit the newly launched Pink Pearl restaurant, which looks set to rise quickly to the forefront of fine dining in Vietnam. The immersive experience is inspired by the fabled Madame Pearl’s recipe book from the 1920s. The beloved great-great-grandmother of the Dean of Lamarck presided over the pink beachfront mansion where the restaurant is now housed. The menu showcases premium French ingredients and the best produce from Vietnam’s regions, with the Nha Trang spiny lobster promising to be a highlight.

Prize

A five-night stay for two in Vietnam, staying in an Emerald Bay Front Room at the exceptional JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. The prize includes return airport transfers, an indulgent 60-minute spa treatment for two and a fine-dining experience at the newly launched Pink Pearl restaurant.

How to Enter

Simple answer the question below:

What is the name of the largest island in Vietnam?

Aerial View Emerald Bay

Terms and Conditions

  • Flights are not included.
  • This competition closes on 30 September 2018 at 5pm.
  • The prize is valid until 30 September 2019, excluding 23 December – 15 January and Lunar New Year (5-15 February 2019).
  • The winner must be over 18 and the prize is subject to availability.
  • Dinner at the Pink Pearl excludes alcoholic beverages.

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