Places to visit in Con Dao

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Con Dao island

Con Dao is one of the favorite tourist spots of many nature lovers. Con Dao island is an area of Ba Ria – Vung Tau with quite a lot wild and natural beaches. The tourist season of the island is in summer. As one of 21 national tourist area in Vietnam, Con Dao is selected to be the resort paradise by a number of people. In 2011, Con Dao is voted one of ten mysterious islands in the world.

An Hai – Lo Voi

An Hai – Lo Voi is a part of Con Dao island, near Con Dao town, outside the national park and has the total area of about 16.3 hectares.

In terms of topography, the destination has the average height of less than 200 meter; the average slope of less than 80 and is categorized as critical watershed protection area.

An Hai beach is located in the heart of Con Dao district. An Hai has white sand stretching out as far as we could see and is the ideal bathing beach for travelers to take a rest and explore the natural landscape. From the district center, it will take 10 minutes to go to the beach on foot. The water here is in crystal blue; and the sea is smooth because it is protected by high mountains. This is the main beach with the largest scale of Con Dao island.

An Hai, Con Dao
An Hai, Con Dao

Lo Voi beach and An Hai beach lie at two points of the district center forming a breathtaking beach of Con Dao.  The beach has advantages of geographical position because it is located at the district centre. In addition, quiet and calm sea; blue and pure sea; clean long white sand. More interesting are rows of ancient trees on the shore looking at themselves in the ocean.

Ben Dam

Ben Dam is located in the south of Con Son island with the total area of approximately 33.1 hectares. There are quite a few means of transport  supporting boats tourism activities.

Bai Nhat

Bai Nhat, Con Dao
Bai Nhat, Con Dao

Bai Nhat is situated on the main road from Con Son town to Ben Dam; six kilometer from the district center and overlook Hon Ba island, which has the area of 13.6 hectares. The whole area belongs to the Ecological Restoration zone. The natural scenery in Bai Nhat is still wild and under little impact of human. A number of small pebbles on the beach are arranged to create different layers, which makes the beach look very nice and clean. The beach becomes more attractive due to pure blue sea and high-rise waves breaking on the shore with white foam.

Dam Trau – Co Ong

Dam Trau beach, Con Dao
Dam Trau beach, Con Dao

Dam Trau – Co Ong is located near Co Ong airport occupying a small area of 3.3 hectare and outside the Con Dao National Park.

Regarding the terrain of the island, the whole area is covered with sand beach and vacant land; thus having low height and slope.

The tourism resource is the beach. Dam Trau is located next to the airport with a stunning golden sand beach and is considered the most beautiful on the Con Son island.

Ong Cuong

Isolated from the main area of Con Dao. To approach Ong Cuong, you have to follow the track of one kilometer from Co Ong airport. The total area is 10.2 hectare and placed in the ecological restoration zone. If coming this region, tourists will have opportunities to enjoy peaceful space.