From high-end to budget-friendly: Seven Con Dao retreats

By Tam Linh, Hoang Phong   October 3, 2021 | 11:00 am GMT+7
If you are contemplating where to stay during your trip to Con Dao Archipelago in southern Vietnam, here are seven affordable and high-end recommendations.

Six Senses Con Dao

Covering on an area of 12 hectares along Dat Doc beach, Six Senses Con Dao is the only five-star beach resort in Vietnam’s archipelago. Its reputation catapulted to global fame after Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and their children stayed in the resort during their visit to Con Dao Islands in 2011 before they split. Located inside Con Dao National Park, which has been protected for decades, the resort has 50 pristine-beach view villas, built mainly with natural materials and each with a private swimming pool.

Covering 12 hectares along Dat Doc Beach, Six Senses Con Dao is the only five-star beach resort in Vietnam’s archipelago. Its reputation catapulted to global fame after Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie along with their children visited the resort in 2011.
Located inside Con Dao National Park, protected for decades, the resort boasts 50 pristine-beach view villas, built mainly with natural materials and each with a private swimming pool.

The price of a villa for two people ranges from VND14.7 -25.7 million ($  ) and a villa with three to four bedrooms costing from VND56 - 83 million. Photos courtesy of Six Senses Con Dao .

The price of a villa for two people ranges from VND14.7-25.7 million ($637.85-1,115), with a three to four bedroom option costing from VND56-83 million.
Con Dao, blessed with 16 lush tropical islands, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and coral reefs in the country. Before 1975, it formed the biggest prison in Indochina, run by the French and later by the Americans. Today, Con Dao is loved by locals and foreign tourists, with white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water.
Photos courtesy of Six Senses Con Dao

The Secret Con Dao

Located by a pristine beach in downtown Con Dao, the resort opened its door to tourists since August last year, with 196 rooms and suites with balcony overlooking breathtaking sea view. One of the highlights of the Secret Con Dao is a 100-year-old French colonial villa, which has been renovated by the resort investor but still retained its French unique architecture. The price costs from VND2.8 million ($121.39) for a room of two people a night.

The resort opened its door to tourists in August last year, with 196 rooms and suites, their balconies featuring breathtaking sea views. One of the highlights of The Secret Con Dao is a 100-year-old French colonial villa, renovated by the investor though retaining its unique architectural appeal. Prices range from VND2.8 million ($121.39) for a room for two people a night.
Photo courtesy of The Secret Con Dao

Poulo Condor Boutique Resort & Spa

The resort is located at the foot of a mountain in Lo Voi (Lime Kiln), a historical site on Con Dao, which witnessed the crime of the French colonists on Vietnamese political prisonersThis is a luxury resort mixed between French architecture and Indochinese style. Each villa is also located separately, with its own swimming pool. The resort has a restaurant and a shared bar. The price of a villa for two is VND7.9 – 9.3 million  and a villa with a family room for 4 people ranging from VND12.5 – 14.7 million. Photo courtesy of Poulo Condor Boutique Resort & Spa.

The resort is at the foot of a mountain in Lo Voi (Lime Kiln), a historical site which witnessed the persecution of Vietnamese prisoners by the French. The resort features a mixed French and Indochinese design. Each villa is located separately, with its own swimming pool. The resort has a restaurant and shared bar. The price for a villa for two is VND7.9 – 9.3 million and a family option for four people ranges from VND12.5 – 14.7 million.
Photo courtesy of Poulo Condor Boutique Resort & Spa

De La Rosa Con Dao

Around 2.1 kilometers from Dat Doc Beach and nearly 1.3 kilometers from Con Dao Prison, the resort is surrounded by green trees and has Bungalow rooms with one double or two double beds which are fully furnished. Each bungalow room costs from VND945,000 to VND1.2 million a night. Photo courtesy of De La Rosa Con Dao.

Around 2.1 kilometers from Dat Doc Beach and nearly 1.3 kilometers from Con Dao Prison, the resort is surrounded by green trees and has bungalows featuring one double or two double beds. Each bungalow costs from VND945,000 to VND1.2 million a night.
Photo courtesy of De La Rosa Con Dao

Hotel De Condor

For affordable visitors, the hotel is also an ideal choice with prices ranging from VND650,000-1.2 million a night.Located on Phan Chu Trinh Street near Con Dao Prison, the hotel has 30 rooms designed in a classic style. Photo courtesy of Hotel De Condor.

For budget travelers, this hotel on Phan Chu Trinh Street near Con Dao Prison is an ideal choice with prices ranging from VND650,000-1.2 million a night. The hotel has 30 rooms designed in a classic style.
Photo courtesy of Hotel De Condor

Uyen's House

Located on Pham Van Dong Street around 2.5 kilometers from Dat Doc beach, the homestay facility has 10 rooms and three restrooms. Each room is mainly designed by eco-friendly materials and covered by green spaces. Due to its proximity to Hang Duong Cemetery, the largest in Con Dao where the tomb of Vietnamese heroine Vo Thi Sau and over 2,000 martyrs are worshipped, the homestay is much visited by tourists. The homestay owner is a local on Con Dao, who would guide you to prepare for offerings to visit the tomb of Sau, which always starts from 10 p.m. Each room costs from VND200,000 to VND1.2 million. Photo courtesy of Uyens House.

Located on Pham Van Dong Street, around 2.5 kilometers from Dat Doc Beach, the homestay facility has 10 rooms and three restrooms. Each room is designed using eco-friendly materials and covered by green spaces.
It is close to Hang Duong Cemetery, the largest in Con Dao where the tombs of over 2,000 Vietnamese martyrs are worshipped. Its owner is a Con Dao local, and is available to help tourists prepare offerings to the martyrs.
Each room costs from VND200,000 to VND1.2 million.
Photo courtesy of Uyen's House.

Nicobar Con Dao Hotel

Around 2.5 kilometers from Dat Doc beach, the two-star hotel has 25 rooms designed in a simple and modern style. Each room costs from VND1-3 million a night. Photo courtesy of Nicobar Con Dao Hotel.

Around 2.5 kilometers from Dat Doc Beach, the two-star hotel has 25 rooms designed in a simple and modern style. Each costs VND1-3 million a night.
Photo courtesy of Nicobar Con Dao Hotel

 
 
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