II/ About Six Senses Con Dao
1. Destination (location, accessibility, climate, surrounding areas, etc) 2. Branding and design
4. Amenities, Facilities & Guest Services
5. Six senses Spa
7. Price & Promotion
8. Awards & Critiques
The Con Dao Islands (Vietnamese: Côn Đảo) are an archipelago of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in southeastern Vietnam, and a district of this province.
Situated at about 185 km (115 mi) from Vung Tau and 230 km (143 mi) from Ho Chi Minh City, the group includes 16 mountainous islands andislets. The total land area reaches 75.15 km² and the local population is about 5,000.
It is famous for its crystal clear blue-green waters, soft golden sand beaches, lush mangrove forests and beautiful coral reefs.
Getting there is easy. Con Dao is approximately 230 km from Ho Chi Minh City which is served by many of the world’s leading airlines. The transfer flight to Con Dao takes approximately 45 minutes.
3. Climate and eco system:
Located close to the equator, Con Dao enjoys a warm tropical climate. The average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. Sea conditions are calm, certain times of the year, throughout the archipelago which makes for excellent swimming, snorkeling and diving all year round. The island also benefits from abundant shade provided by evergreen trees. Con Dao was recognized as a nature reserve in 1984 and became a national park in 1993. Another prison-turned-paradise, the Con Dao islands were home to the most notorious penal colony in Indochina, and continued its grim work until the end of the Vietnam War. Now preserved as Con Dao National Park, the 16 islands are a natural wonderland of dense jungles, jade-coloured waters and white-sand beaches, home to dugongs, dolphins, turtles and spectacular coral reefs. For now, tourist developments on the islands are limited...