Experience the serenity of Con Dao – A Hidden Paradise

When it comes to Con Dao, people would be reminded of the tragic history witnessing resilient years of war. However, Con Dao of the modern days has turned into an attractive magnet on Vietnam’s tourist map thanks to its spectacular scenery, diverse ecosystem, and special historical values.

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con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

Con Dao, also referred to as Con Lon or Con Son, is an island district located in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province. Spanning an area of approximately 76 km2, Con Dao is comprised of 16 islands, both big and small, and has a population of around 6,000 individuals. For more information on Con Dao, please visit https://condao.com.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Every corner in Con Dao contains the historic values ​​of the nation. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

According to Nhan Dan Newspaper, the island has been recognized as one of the “top 10 most charming islands on the planet” by Lonely Planet Magazine and “the best secret islands on earth” by Travel + Leisure.

The island has become a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists due to its reputation as an ideal location for those seeking peace and tranquility.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Hang Duong cemetery, the resting place of thousands of revolutionary soldiers. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
914 Pier Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

The 914 Pier is a renowned historic landmark located in Con Dao. This pier holds significant historical importance as it represents the number of prisoners who tragically lost their lives during the construction process.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

The pier was first constructed in 1893, with an initial length of 107 meters. Through various renovations and expansions, it has since been extended to a length of 300 meters and a width of 5 meters.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

This location offers a picturesque spot to witness the breathtaking sunrise, while also serving as a hub where fishing boats dock to deliver an abundance of delectable seafood for the Con Dao community.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Con Dao boasts the serene atmosphere and crystalline sea. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Ben Dam Bay Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Aquaculture farming at Ben Dam Bay. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Aquaculture farming at Ben Dam Bay. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

Experience the authentic lifestyle of local fishermen while indulging in a variety of fresh seafood delicacies.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan

Con Dao is well-known for its pristine white sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise seawater.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
A corner of Hon Cau Beach. Its untouched beauty remains intact. Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Con Dao offers the best check-in corners Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan
con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
Photo: Minh Duy/ via Nhan Dan