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Top 10 dreamy homestays in Sa Pa, beautiful views that will make you fascinated and forget the way home

Sa Pa is an ideal tourist resort destination that attracts many domestic and foreign tourists. Sapa is the most beautiful now, perhaps only the girls and boys with beautiful eyes like stars or bright brocade shirts hidden on the winding roads of the town. Looming in the distance are majestic mountain peaks, romantic waterfalls and picturesque terraced fields. But for those who have never been to Sapa, you should come once to feel the beautiful things that are still present here!

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1. Where is Sapa?

Sapa town is in Lao Cai province, Vietnam, 350 km northwest of Hanoi city, close to the border with China. Sapa town is famous for its beautiful, rugged landscape and diversity of culture, cuisine, etc. The French once considered Sapa the summer capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Beauty Sapa’s natural bounty continues to attract more and more people to spend their holidays there ever since. In particular, this place is the top choice for couples’ honeymoon!

2. How to get to Sapa?

Currently there is no flight to Sapa, so you can only go from Hanoi to Sapa by road or rail. Below are some vehicles that Origin Vietnam has compiled for you

2.1 Going to Sapa from Hanoi by train

Choosing to travel by train to Sapa is truly a wonderful experience on your journey. Because train compartments are now a brand new “virtual living” place for young people.

2.2 Going to Sapa from Hanoi by bus

Besides the train, you can also travel and sightsee by bus. Although it doesn’t have a unique “captured” view like taking the train, the bus is an option that helps you save time (it takes about 5 hours to get to Sapa) and you can see the breathtaking mountain roads with your own eyes. .

3. What is unique cuisine when traveling to Sapa?

Sapa specialties are the culinary quintessence of the Northwest mountains and forests. Admiring the majestic, poetic natural picture bestowed by nature, enjoying the delicious specialties only found in Sapa will surely make you ecstatic and forget the way home. Below are some of the unique dishes of this land:

  • Thang co Sapa – Sapa specialty worth trying
  • Seven-color sticky rice
  • Buffalo meat in Sapa kitchen
  • Sapa black chicken
  • Sapa Lam Rice
  • Cat cider
  • Underarm pork
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Grilled stream fish
  • Northwest vegetables
  • Dried meat with hemp
  • San Lung wine
  • Corn Wine
  • Spring rolls with bamboo shoots
  • Sapa alder roll
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4. Which is the best season when traveling to Sapa?

Sapa – a tourist destination that makes visitors “get drunk” thanks to its majestic natural scenery of the Northwest mountains and forests along with the cool, fresh climate typical of temperate and subtropical regions. So which season is the best to go to Sapa? Don’t miss the ideal times to visit the “mountain town in the mist”!

4.1. Coming to Sapa in spring to see the picture of thousands of flowers

Coming to Sapa from February to May, you will catch the moment when this mountainous region becomes a picture of thousands of flowers amidst the Northwest mountains and forests. The town is covered with vast flower forests from the hillsides, halfway up the slopes to the valleys, the roads are filled with brilliant flowers. Coming here, visitors will feel the awakening of heaven and earth after months of hibernation through this beautiful scenery.

4.2. In the summer, Sapa stands out with its terraced “mirrors” in the sky

The period from June to August is the time when Sapa becomes an ideal place to avoid the heat, helping visitors escape the harsh sun and immerse themselves in the cool, pleasant air of the temperate region.

In particular, this is the time when farmers start planting rice, so visitors will have the opportunity to admire sparkling terraced fields, forming “mirrors” that move along the mountainside. Along with the extremely charming scenery and fresh weather, visitors can also enjoy many typical fruits of the cold country such as peaches, plums, apricot trees,…

4.3. Coming to Sapa in Autumn to admire the golden color of ripe rice season

According to many tourists, the most beautiful time in the “fog land” of Sapa is from September to November. In mid or early September, the town looks like it has changed into a new shirt made from golden ripe rice and There was still a faint scent of new rice in the air. Visitors’ lenses will be captivated by the peaceful, clear scenery.

4.4. When winter comes to Sapa, you will be amazed at the beauty of the snowfall season

Coming to Sapa in December, visitors will feel the impressive cold air. The entire mountain city floats in clouds and white snow that few places in Vietnam have.

However, if you visit Sapa in the winter, don’t forget to bring warm clothes, shoes, gloves, scarves and wool hats to avoid being shocked by cold temperatures down to 3 – 5 degrees Celsius. You should also choose Sports shoes that fit well and have good friction to move easily and safely. In addition, prepare some basic medications such as fever reducers, digestive medications, dermatological medications, antiseptics, bandages, etc. to use when necessary.

5. Experiencing to stay in the beautiful homestays in Sapa

Are you traveling to Sa Pa but don’t know where to stay? Please refer to these 10 poetic homestays in SaPa with beautiful views that will make you fascinated!

5.1. Phori’s House – Ta Van Valley

IMG Phori House
  • Address: Ta Van village, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m

Phori’s House has a view overlooking the Ta Van valley and terraced fields. In front of the house there are small gurgling streams, extremely suitable for immersing yourself in nature.

At Phori’s House, you will experience a wooden house space imbued with local cultural identity. The indoor space is cozy, the objects in the house are meticulously and delicately decorated. You can also go to the market yourself or experience picking vegetables directly from the garden.

5.2. Opal House Muong Hoa

IMG Opal House Muong Hoa
  • Address: Ta Van Day 1 Village, Ta Van, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

If you want to find a place to stop to experience the life of indigenous people, you can choose to stay at Opal House. The space at Opal House is created from a typical wooden house space, located amidst the nature of the Northwest mountains and forests, giving you a feeling of closeness and harmony with nature.

5.3. Little View Homestay

IMG Little View Homestay
  • Address: 24A Cau May Alley, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Little View Homestay is located right in the center of Sa Pa town, a few minutes walk from tourist attractions such as Sa Pa stone church, Old Quarter, Ham Rong Mountain.

The homestay includes 15 rooms named after ethnic minorities living in Sa Pa, creating a special impression for tourists who come to experience this place. Guests will be welcomed by a team of enthusiastic and friendly local staff, and enjoy the best services at the homestay.

5.4. Joy House Homestay

IMG Joy House Homestay
  • Address: Cau May, Giang Ta Chai – Ta Van, Hau Thao, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Joy House Homestay builds a wooden house space typical of indigenous culture, surrounded by mountains, forests, terraced fields and small streams flowing in front of the house. The homestay space is warm and ancient, but the service system is extremely convenient and modern, helping to maximize the experience of vacationers.

Joy House Homestay focuses on sustainable tourism development, says no to plastic waste and commits to planting more than 1,000 trees through the Journey Of Youth project, contributing to restoring and protecting the environment.

5.5. Eco Palms House

IMG Eco Palms House
  • Address: Lao Chai, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Eco Palms House is a 30-minute drive from SaPa town, with a direct view of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range and Muong Hoa valley. Eco Palms House’s houses are designed based on the traditional houses of ethnic minorities living in Sa Pa such as H’Mong, Red Dao…

A special feature of this homestay is that there is a team of chefs who cook delicious dishes from Asian to European dishes. Eco Palms House also has many beautiful virtual living corners from windows, balconies, bathrooms overlooking mountains and valleys.

5.6. Topas Riverside Lodge

IMG Topas Riverside Lodge
  • Address: Thanh Kim, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Topas Riverside Lodge is located deep in the Sa Pa valley, where the typical indigenous culture of the Red Dao people is still maintained. Here, you can be immersed in the majestic natural mountains and forests, and directly experience the unique cultural features of the people here.

Topas Riverside Lodge provides convenient services, spacious, airy space and enthusiastic, friendly staff.

5.7. Sapa Clay House – Mountain Retreat

IMG Sapa Clay House Mountain Retreat
  • Address: Lao Chai, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

The architecture of Sapa Clay House – Mountain Retreat is a unique combination of ancient house architecture of the Ha Nhi people along with modern architecture, creating a unique resort complex.

Sapa Clay House – Mountain Retreat has a view overlooking the Hoang Lien Son range and the most beautiful rice fields in Y Linh Ho village, including a chain of restaurants, bars and outdoor swimming pools along with convenient services, suitable for those who want to relax. family outings and vacations.

5.8. Sapa Heavenly Homestay

IMG Sapa Heavenly Homestay
  • Address: 07 Sapa, Ta Phin, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

With a location near the airport and city center, Sapa Heavenly Homestay is a great location to facilitate your travel. Here, you will be provided with free internet facilities, towels…

You will also have the opportunity to experience walks through forests, mountains, terraced fields, and be immersed in the majestic natural space. The homestay owner is extremely friendly, always creating conditions for volunteers to teach English to local people.

5.9. Viettrekking Sapa Homestay

IMG Viettrekking Sapa Homestay
  • Address: 33 Hoang Lien, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Considered one of the homestays with the most poetic views in Sa Pa, Viettrekking Sapa always satisfies tourists who come to experience the surrounding majestic scenery and attentive and dedicated service quality. This is also the top location chosen by young people as a vacation spot because there are many beautiful virtual living corners.

5.10. Sapa Jungle Homestay – House on the hill

IMG Sapa Jungle Homestay
  • Address: 536 Dien Bien Phu Street, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 00:00 – 24:00

Sapa Jungle Homestay owns a “unique” slope right in front of the house. Coming here, you will not only be immersed in a quiet natural space but will also enjoy tea and coffee brewed by the homestay owner himself.

Sapa Jungle Homestay is designed entirely of wood, fully equipped with amenities and includes an outdoor BBQ grill, very suitable for dinner parties. Are you traveling to Sa Pa but don’t know where to stay? Please refer to these 10 poetic homestays in SaPa with beautiful views that will make you fascinated!


Above are 10 homestays in Sapa that we would like to introduce to you. If you are planning to go on vacation to Sapa, please contact us immediately, Origin Vietnam – a professional tour organizer and operator to book tours to Sapa, travel and dining services, especially information related to homestay accommodation in Sapa. Hope you have chosen a desired homestay for enjoying a wonderful trip.

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This three days trip offers a chance to explore the most stunning area of Sapa. You will have both homestay at village and hotel accommodation in Sapa. You have around 6 hours for trekking everyday with foot paths up and down hill mountains, through terraced rice paddies, crossing river and water streams by suspension bridges. Here is also the chance to visit local families, witnessing daily life activities.
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