Photo: Con Dao beach scenes.


Con Dao

There's just three places to stay on Con Dao Island -- all on Nguyen Duc Thuan Rd in the small town of Con Son, looking out over the South China Sea.


Midrange - US$20 to 50
16B Ton Duc Thang Rd, Con Dao Dist, Ba Ria Vung Tau
T: (064) 830 666

ATC provides two kinds of accommodation. The Coco and Phoenix Villa rooms are set along stone paths amongst tropical plants and shrubs. While not detached, the rooms are neverthelss clean and come well equipped: air-con, cable TV, a fridge with mini bar, and well-maintained bathrooms. These villas lack privacy however -- big glass doors face onto a public road, but they do provide a scenic view... Read our full review of ATC.

Con Dao Resort
Midrange - US$20 to 50
8 Nguyen Duc Thuan Rd, Con Dao, Ba Ria Vung Tau
T: (064) 830 939

The luxury option: Con Dao Resort boasts its own private beach, a swimming pool and a tennis court. The hotel is spotlessly clean though somewhat deserted. Rooms at the front of the hotel command views of Con Son Bay and the South China Sea, and have small but furnished balconies to make the most of the evening breeze. Rooms at the back of the hotel have a mountain view but no balcony. All rooms... Read our full review of Con Dao Resort.

Saigon Con Dao Resort
Midrange - US$20 to 50
18 Ton Duc Thang Rd, Con Dao Dist, Ba Ria Vung Tau
T: (064) 830 155

Owned by Saigon Tourist, Saigon Con Dao Resort is favoured by Vietnamese package tourists coming from mainland Vietnam. All rooms have air-con, fridge, mini bar and cable TV. Rooms contain comfortable beds and have areas to sit outside, though the beach and ocean view is limited. Walls could definitely do with a lick of paint. The hotel can organise tours around the island and boat trips to other... Read our full review of Saigon Con Dao Resort.

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Con Dao Islands? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.

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