In the recent issue of Travel and Leisure magazine, Con Dao was ranked the first in the list of islands that promise fascinating mystery for travelers.
This magazine commented that Con Dao are famous for imposing granite cliffs by the blue stunning beaches. Tourism potential in this island are strongly exploiting. If finding a pleasure-house was formerly hard because of deserted location, today it's much easier, along the white sandy beaches, there are 50 luxury and cool mansions ready to serve guests. Many bars are open at the town center of Con Dao to serve tourists, while the Six Senses resort on the island are assessed as the world-class.
According to the magazine, Con Dao island is the most ideal place in Vietnam to enjoy seafood. The food here is very fresh and plentiful, you can enjoy the meals served in 5 star restaurants or buy ingredients and grill right at the beach. One of the most special points when coming here is that tourists can rent a motorbike, find a local guide leading you to all beautiful landscapes in the island.
Travel and Leisure also advised travelers not to miss the opportunity to visit the over 200 year old lighthouse situated on a hilltop and the famous Vinh Tre lagoon, or participate in activities such as diving to explore the coral reefs around the island, walking to explore the rainforest or relaxing on the pristine white sandy beaches ... A trip to Bay Canh island to see with your own eyes the rare species of Tortoise-shell will be valueable experience.
At the end of last year, Con Dao entered the top 10 most attractive Asian destinations in 2017 voted by the renowned travel magazine Lonely Planet. Five leading islands in the top voted by Travel and Leisure, beside Con Dao, there are respectively Gili Trawangan island (Indonesia) - famous for a lot of unique coastal cafes; Pico Island (Portugal) - where you can walk on the ravishing passages formed by volcanic lava; Sandon island (Sweden) - which is renowned for marinated herring mixing with fried eggs and chopped beets; Scrub Island and (British Virgin archipelago - UK) - where there are beautiful villas stretching along the hillside with a view overlooking the sea.