Explore Con Dao Today
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Con Dao is one of the most peaceful islands in Asia. CNN has already outlined the 10 heavenly islands of Asia those islands included, Con Dao (Viet Nam), Palawan (Philippines), Hokkaido (Japan)… and others. So if you are considering purchasing flights from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao, check out the island’s description below.
Flights From Ho Chi Minh To Con Dao
Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao or you can take a ferry from Vung Tau to Con Dao. Con Dao is characterized by a pristine coral reef, rows of fresh green coconut trees along the coast, a multitude of walking tracks through forests, and lots of beachfront hotels with luxurious beauty.
Part of the broader area of Ba Ria, Vung Tau Province, Con Dao is famous for the fine sandy beaches, which attracts visitors from around the world. Live the hustle and bustle of the big city behind and venture out to Con Doa for a truly different travel experience.
Dam Trau Beach
To be considered the most beautiful beach at Con Dao. Dam Trau beach is about 12 kilometers from Co Ong Airport. From the center of Con Dao, it takes you around 30 minutes by car or motorbike to reach Dam Trau Beach.
This beach is well-known for its stretch of soft white sand, primeval forest with fresh plants and awe-inspiring cliffs. Visitors can swim or scuba dive coral reefs or similar just relax and read a book.
Suoi Nong Beach
Suoi Nong is a beautiful beach also located on Con Dao. From Dam Trau, visitors can walk just a short way to the Suoi Nong beach. The beach has flat white sandy banks and a rare Mangrove Ecosystem.
Con Dao National Park
The Con Dao National Park consists of around 6.000 ha terrestrial and 14.000 ha of water protected by the Vietnamese government. The relationship among coral reefs, seagrass and mangroves make it a rare environment for breeding, reproduction, and preserved sea species.
Con Dao has the most sea turtles in Viet Nam with the most common species being the Hawksbill Turtle. There are around 17 sandbanks where the famous turtles breed.
To come here, you will experience many various exciting activities including fishing, diving, riding, jogging or natural sightseeing.
Hang Duong Cemetery
The biggest cemetery at Con Dao, is the place where many revolutionary fighters and Vietnamese patriots of many exiled generations, lasting from the 1860s to 1970s.
There are over 2,000 graves of famous Vietnamese such as Vo Thi Sau, Nguyen An Ninh, Le Hong Phon buried here.
Con Dao Prison
Known as “Hell on Earth” this prison built by the French to imprison political prisoners. The prison was also used by the Americans in the Vietnam war. The most famous place in this prison is “chuong cop” (tiger cage area). This area is the harshest being solitary confinement. Prisoners here incarcerated in a cell with no bed. They had their feet shackled and lay on a wet cement floor, with bad sanitation often subjected to torture and brutal interrogation.
Dam Tre Bay
Located in the north of Con Son Island around 3 kilometers far from Con Dao airport. Sheltered by bay the relationship between the sea and mountain gives it an almost dreamlike mystery.
Con Dao Museum
Built in November 2009, the museum houses 2,000 documents. Objects displayed or characterised into 4 key subject areas.
So if you are looking at flights from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao, book today to experience something a little different about Vietnam.