Con Dao islands travel guide

Con Dao is a famous tourist attraction of Ba Ria – Vung Tau. It is an island with a lot of pristine beautiful beaches and historical relics attracting many travellers.

  1. How to get to Con Dao?

The best way to get to Con Dao is by air. There are 2 local airlines in Vietnam which have flights from Hanoi, or Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao: Vietnam Airline and Air Mekong. On arrival at Co Ong airport, you can catch a taxi to get to the center of Con Dao town.

To save money, you can choose ships to go to Con Dao. You can buy ticket at Cat Lo harbor in Vung Tau then take a ship to Dam port in Con Dao. From there, get taxi or motorbike taxi to place you wish.

  1. Accommodation

There are many luxurious resorts in Con Dao. Some have beautiful views, such as: Con Son resort, Sai Gon Con Dao resort, ATC resort,… whose price is from 1.000.000 – 1.200.000 VND/ room.

Besides, you can choose cheaper hotels or motels, like: Phi Yen hotel, Thanh Ngoc motel, Thien Tan hotel, Tan An hotel,… whose price is from 250.000 – 500.000 VND/room.

  1. Food and drink

In Con Dao, you can have chance to taste many seafood dishes which are made from shrimps, cuttlefish, fish,… Tri Ky restaurant, or Phuong Hanh restaurant are good choices.

  1. Tourist attraction

You can visit some historical relics on Con Dao, like: Vo Thi Sau’s grave in Hang Duong  cemetary, Phi Yen pagoda (King Nguyen Anh’s wife), Con Dao prison,… Some others are: Dam Trau, Bay Canh island, …