Local life

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6TH 2020

With rich cultural heritage, lush flora and pristine beaches, Con Dao is one of Vietnam’s best-kept secrets. These charming islands seem a world away from the frenetic pace of city life, but Con Dao is accessible by a one-hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City. Visitors to this storied archipelago will discover a rich treasure trove of experiences. Let us help you unlock unforgettable adventures to enrich your stay.

Within easy walking distance of The Secret Con Dao you’ll encounter Con Son Bay Beach, the Con Dao Market and a colonial-era prison site. A visit to the market during its bustling morning hours is a must to take in a slice of local life. You’ll be immersed in Con Dao’s daily awakening, as locals collect provisions for their day. There’s also a nearby park for peaceful diversions, while the beachfront promenade passes directly in front of The Secret.



Further afield, adventurous excursions and activities abound. Set sail for neighboring islands, embark on epic treks or experience stunning marine life beneath the surface. It is even possible to visit a turtle sanctuary, a wonderful way to become acquainted with these gentle sea creatures, especially during hatching season. If you’d like to see more of the island than your feet can cover, take to exploring with two wheels. A bicycle tour around the island is a wonderful way to uncover its treasures at your own pace.
If all this seems too much to choose from, tell us about your interests and your tastes, and we’ll help you craft the perfect adventure to help you unlock the secrets of Con Dao.