Surrounded by green forests, these cafés in the Central Highlands resort town Da Lat are not easy to find for first-timers but their views are truly rewarding.
Around five kilometers from Da Lat market, In the Forest Da Lat café is in the middle of a green pine forest and can be reached by motorbike. The shop is also surrounded by persimmon gardens that bloom in October. The cafe comprises an old wooden house with classis interior design. Thanks to its seclusion and greenness, it is loved by tourists who want to escape the bustling urban life.
Lam Dong Province, home to Da Lat, reopened to tourists within the province last week after two-month suspension due to Covid-19.
The menu includes coffee, soft drinks, dried chicken, French fries and grilled sausage, with prices ranging from VND20,000 to 50,000 ($0.88-2.19). The café is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 86/7 Khe Sanh Street, Ward 10, Da Lat
Thong Oi café has two floors with a view overlooking a vast green pine forest. The entire shop is decoratedand built from wood, creating an atmosphere close to nature. In addition to serving coffee, Thong Oi also offers homestay services for those who want to stay overnight in a Da Lat forest.
The café is a popular address to enjoy a fresh breath of air. The spot offers three fully-equipped bedrooms to serve overnight guests. Its menu includes coffee, yogurt, fruit tea and snacks with prices starting from VND40,000.
Address: 31/8c 3/4 Street, Ward 3
Located under a mountainous hill, Cheo Veooo café is a 30-square-meter wooden house surrounded by green trees. It’s not easy for first-comers to find without instruction from locals as guests have to run through a green pine forest with only a few houses along the way to reach it.
Sitting on the café balcony, guests can admire a breathtaking view of Da Lat shrouded in thick fog. The café mainly consists of wood and bamboo furniture. The menu varies from coffee, cappuccino to yogurt with prices ranging from VND30,000-60,000. It is open from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Address: 116 Hung Vuong Street Ward 11
Around six kilometers from Xuan Huong Lake in downtown Da Lat, Chenh Dalat café is on Da Chien Hill and a favorite among tourists thanks to its eco-friendly materials and peaceful landscape.
The café serves guests coffee, tea, cocktails and sweet cakes, with prices starting from VND45,000. It operates from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Address: Da Chien Hill, Ward 11
Source: Photos courtesy of the cafes- vnexpress