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5 best playgrounds for your family gathering

5 best playgrounds for your family gathering

We recommend a list of amusement parks and playgrounds for your getaway weekends and holiday trips. Those places will bring you and your loved ones exciting experiences with dining, shopping, leisure activities.


Dam Sen Water Park



Dam Sen Water Park is the ideal destination to beat the heat of Saigon on summer days. Beside leafy paths, this place has a 3000m2 cool wave pool and more than 36 modern games. Especially, water park also designed a children-only lake with a colorful castle and a giant fountain, where kids enjoy some thrilling games such as Tornado, waterslides, or rope swing over a waterfall,... Immerse in the clear water or floating on a 400m long river will be an unforgettable experience for your family. In Addition, Dam Sen offers a system of fast food stalls and a 400-seat restaurant with a list of well-prepared foods and beverages, willing to serve tourists at any time.


Dam Sen Water Park, 03, Hoa Binh Street, Ward 3, District 11.

Opening hours (Wednesday - Monday): 9:00 – 17:30.


Vietopia On Wheels

“One of the notables of this place is the food trucks, covered with amusing and colorful drawings and light boards.”

Vietopia On Wheels is located in Vietopia Edutainment Theme Park – District 7. The small street gathers plenty of shopping kiosks, food courts and entertainment activities, which brings your family fascinating experiences all day long. In the morning, the local people frequently come here to exercise or have breakfast. In the evening, this place turns into an amusement park with many delicious food and drink courts. Your family will surely enjoy many tasty dishes from Korea, Japan, Thailand and dozens of drinks and candies from the food trucks in Vietopia On Wheels.


Vietopia On Wheels, Route 9, Him Lam Residence, Tan Hung Ward, District 7.

Opening hours (Monday- Sunday): 5:30 – 23:00.


Binh Quoi Tourist Village 1



Dining and having an intimate talk with your family in a vast green at Binh Quoi Tourist Village 1 will be a perfect choice for nice day trips at the weekends or holidays. Located on Saigon Riverside, an area of over 3 hectares is endowed with an airy natural landscape, shady coconut trees, fruitful orchards, the large green grass and a long-stretching fishpond. This tranquil and peaceful village is an ideal destination for your family to unwind and enjoy a variety of delicious food and drinks in the Southern way. This place also has many dining spaces such as garden restaurants, Thuy Ta and an outdoor party area which serves traditional dishes like traditional fish sauce hotpot, flower hotpot, five-color salad, roasted chicken, fried sticky rice… In particular, the Southern Khan Hoang Buffet takes place every Saturday, Sunday and holidays with hundreds of flavorful dishes and Don Ca Tai Tu, lotteries and many entertaining performances. Besides cuisines, this spot offers fishing, filming and wedding photography.. The feature that has to be mentioned is the package "Green Saturday Saigon" which departs at 9:00 every Saturday and ends at 11:00 on the following day. The journey starts from Bach Dang Wharf, crossingSaigon River to the Thanh Da and Binh Quoi peninsulas. During the trip, your family will experience high-class services such as Southern Khan Hoang cuisines on the yacht, inclusive 1-night stay at Binh Quoi Tourist Village 2 hotel and cycle around Binh Quoi Tourist Village 1 and Thanh Da peninsula.


Binh Quoi Tourist Village 1, 1147, Binh Quoi Street, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District.

Opening hours (Monday- Sunday): 17:00 – 20:30.


Springfield Cottage



Located in Binh Chanh District, Homestay Canh Dong Hoa - Springfield Cottage is a peaceful space for local families and international tourists to gather, enjoy the fresh atmosphere and escape from the busy and crowded downtown of Ho Chi Minh City. This place is a complex of floating huts overlooking the green scenery. The walkway is a row of wooden bridges extending under shady trees. Let’s spend time eating, drawing, reading and taking a stroll on the tranquil streets filled with blooming flowers, plus watching rose gardens, vegetable plots and fishes swimming in a lotus pond. Homestay Canh Dong Hoa also offers other experiences such as planting vegetables, joining in cooking courses, canoeing, fishing, and practicing yoga. Every Saturday evening, this place has a BBQ Buffet with beer and wine prepared by the host, making a cozy vibe.


Homestay Canh Dong Hoa - Springfield Cottage, A16/485R8, Phong Phu Street, Hamlet 1, Phong Phu Commune, Binh Chanh District.

Opening hours (Monday- Sunday): 6:00 – 22:30.


Haru craft

“ This place brings the joy of relaxation and creativity to mothers and their children in spare time,weekends and holidays”

Haru craft is a small pottery workshop in District 7 established by Kim Ha Kyung - a young designer and illustrator. The workshop is both a space for displaying products, selling craft tools and a pottery class for local families and foreign tourists. This place brings the joy of relaxation and creativity to mothers and their children in spare time,weekends and holidays. At Haru craft, students are taught how to knead pottery by hand, not by a turntable, in order to create unique products. The “chibi” pattern on ceramic products at the workshop is about familiar images like cat, daisy, cactus,…which are adored by families and bought as furniture or souvenirs. 


Haru craft, No.19, O Street, My Giang Villa, Tan Phong Ward, District 7.

Opening hours (Monday – Sunday): 9:00 – 18:00.