Twenty minutes from district 1, twenty minutes from Thao Dien, Saigon Social Space is the new little escape you should really try. Located in the developing area of the district 2, Saigon Social Space or 3S, is the perfect place to chill on weekend. The place is modern and peaceful with a restaurant, bar and pool.
The pool is pretty big, very clean surrounding by trees. You can either enjoy the sun or the shadow. If you come along with kids, there is also a pool for children and a jacuzzi. The daily access to the pool is 180,000 VND including a complementary drink. You have deckchairs, sofas, and towels at disposal. There are tables and chairs to have lunch or dinner by the pool, or to work. If you want to know more about the best pools in Saigon, click here.
The Bar and Restaurant is right next the pool, they have inside and outside. The menu is great, serving Western and Vietnamese food. It is nicely serve, originally cooked with a fusion of different flavours that makes each dish really different and delicious. Count 200,000 – 400,000 VND for a main course and roughly 250,000 VND for an appetizer. They have excellent juices, you should try the mango with basil one.
This place is so quiet that is an excellent little escape from Saigon. You can walk around the small lake where you have different slots to sit, drink and eat. It is perfect if you come in a group or in a family. Not far from the river, you will find a small pontoon that probably give you an access to the place by boat. There is also an organic garden to ensure the freshness of the products they serve.