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Thuan Tinh Island - Cooking Tour

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Address: Thon 1, Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 (0)906477770
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thuan Tinh Island is a small isolated island, around 3.5 km far from Hoi An...

Thuan Tinh Island is a small isolated island, around 3.5 km far from Hoi An Ancient Town, on Thu Bon River. Thuan Tinh Island is an eco-friendly island rich in tropical foliage making it a beautiful place to cook, relax and then enjoy the dishes you've created, Thuan Tinh Island Cooking Tour. We organize daily cooking classes at Thuan Tinh Island: pick-up at the hotels in Hoi An area. You will make your first stop at the market to purchase some fresh and locally grown herbs, before joining a river boat ride in 30 minutes to Thuan Tinh for a relaxing meander through what has been officially recognised as an ecological zone. To visit the local Village, we take a row boat ride through the water coconut trees. We then walk through the gardens to visit a local family and snack on grilled rice cakes and iced tea. From there, we head back to our open-air cooking class overlooking the water coconut trees and river. Our chefs will show you how to make Vietnamese food while you enjoy the cool breeze and peaceful setting. That is much more than simply a cooking class as a journey to discover the eco island that makes you satisfied.

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We had a fantastic (half) day with this cooking class. Went to the market first to get all the fresh stuff. Then two boat trips to the cooking place. The food and the learning... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic (half) day with this cooking class. Went to the market first to get all the fresh stuff. Then two boat trips to the cooking place. The food and the learning sessions were brilliant. Thanks so much for this experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From start to finish the experience was "wow" from picking & learning about fresh ingredients to the care of the group.... I am actually shopping today for the ingredients to try an replicate the recipe we were given...... i highly recommend this experience for the day......... plus i left full and ready to relax for the evening!! I wish you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all Im not really a cook and wasn't really keen to do this, but I was dragged along by my girlfriend. I ended up really enjoying the day and the experience. From touring the local market to the little boat ride over, then finally the class was fun! Hon was our chef and he was great value, good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Today because of the flooding, Hon brought us to a local market. Then we went on the river to get to the cooking school. The chef was a good teacher and we made very good food. As it was my wife's birthday, they brought her a birthday cake. Awesome day! Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shock it was another rainy day in Vietnam... but the cooking class was brilliant. For someone who has never really cooked I come away with 4 great Vietnamese dishes to try at home. Was great to go around all the markets beforehand to help buy the food that we will be cooking!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this cooking class recommended to us by our host family. We had an amazing time going to the market - picking out the fresh ingredients and learning more about the Vietnamese kitchen. It was kind of a glimpse behind the scenes after enjoying the Vietnamese cuisine in the past week. It was also nice that the cooking itself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to ti and mo for the great cooking school. My favourite was the pancakes!! Make sure you arrive hungry Cash only

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say that hasn't already been said? What a FANTASTIC trip. Everything was seamless. Jan was our guide and chef and she was absolutely fantastic. We cannot thank her enough. From the markets, the transfers, the boats and the class itself was unbelievably fantastic. The food that we made was fantastic, well instructed and the ingredients were fresh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cooking class from market visit to cooking itself was perfect. Market visit was quick but just enough to have the Hoi An feeling of real market. Our chef Hon was friendly, nice and show the cooking recipes in a funny way. :) Everything was very well organized and proffesional. Athough there were another groups with us at the same time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Hon, was awesome. Showed us round the market and accommodated well for vegetarians and others that had special requirements. Boat rides were fun, and the food was delicious

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