About us

Nguyen Shack – Can Tho offers visitors the opportunity to relax off the beaten path and discover the real Mekong Delta. Leave all the tension and stress of the busy city behind and enjoy the beautiful southern countryside. Nguyen Shack is located 6 kilometers from the city center of Can Tho, only 15 minutes away by taxi or motorbike. We are also a short boat ride away from the famous Cai Rang Floating Market. You cannot miss our exclusive, authentic sightseeing tours by boat and bicycle. Each Bungalows have a balcony overlooking the Ong Tim river. Each room interior has been designed with a delicate, functional touch, to give off a friendly, welcoming feeling. All rooms are fully equipped with wifi, a fan, solar-powered hot water, and a mini bar. The rustic location combined with modern comforts creates an experience that is truly one of a kind. A stay at Nguyen Shack is guaranteed to make your holiday unforgettable, and leave you eager to return.

Reasons to choose us

1. Eco friendly
At Nguyen Shack we try to be as much eco-friendly as possible with choosing natural material that will not damage the environment. The guesthouse is built from natural materials like bamboo and leaves to make the guests feel closer to nature. Nguyen Shack focuses on promoting environmental awareness by using natural materials. It is our hope that we can inspire our guests to make small lifestyle changes to help the environment. Natural Bamboo Wall Panels are harvested from Vietnamese bamboo trees. We have carefully researched and installed Eco-friendly and sustainable products. We only use environmentally-safe materials.
2. Best location
The bungalows are situated at the junction of 2 small river of the Mekong Delta, nearby Cai Rang floating market, the largest floating market of Vietnam. We are nestled in a secluded village about 7km from the City centre of Can Tho, only 4km from the bus station. Around us lives mainly farmer taking care of gardens, orchards and rice field and on our land also we have a small tropical fruit garden. There is river and small canals everywhere so each of our bungalows have balconies overlooking the river. It's also an ideal place to enjoy amazing sunset.
3. Family run
When you visit us you always feel welcome like at home. Since the beginning we want to keep the homestay mentality and give a personal service to our guest. Throughout the time, Nguyen Shack became a little network of Nature Home off the beaten track all around Vietnam, but we kept our standard the same and our team will welcome you with a great sense of hospitality.
4. Sustainable tourism
When you come to Nguyen Shack, you empower the community and stimulate the local economy. Funds from your stay go towards our charity program. In Can Tho we give food and education for pagoda orphans and regular donations to two traditional clinics offering free traditional medicine to the poor people or the area. We give fair-paying jobs for the locals in the area and we also only hired local people used local material to build the Shacks. For the food Every morning our cook go to buy the foods from the local farmer in the nearby market.