Ho Chi Minh City & Con Dao 2017

Mini statistics, how many times have I been to Vietnam?

Ho Chi Minh City: 2000, 2009 & 2010
Nah Trang: 2006
Phu Quoc: 2010
Lang Co: 2013
Hanoi: 2013

A new place to go in 2017 – Con Dao

We took late night flight CX0721 from Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City and arrived after mid-night.

Stayed one night at ibis Saigon Airport Hotel

Left ibis Saigon Airport Hotel at 8:00am to catch our flight VN8055 from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao. The domestic flight is operated by Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO).

Arrived Con Dao airport at around 10:30am

Six Senses reception in the Con Dao airport arrival hall

Six Senses Con Dao

We stayed 4 nights in Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa # 202

Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa – Outdoor

Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa – Bathroom

Outdoor shower

Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa – Indoor

Ocean View Duplex Pool Villa – view from our terrace

Six Senses Con Dao – Beach

Six Senses Con Dao – Pool

Elephant Bar

Vietnamese By The Market

By The Cellar

By The Beach Restaurant

Breakfast

Free Homemade Ice-cream from 11:00am to 6:00pm

We originally planned to join 2 private tours “Con Dao Local Life Tour” and “Con Dao Historical & Prison Tour”, but then Six Senses Excursion team suggested us to have a combined private tour, which is even better for us:
Combined tour itinerary on Day 2:
Local Town Market
Bao Tang Con Dao (Con Dao Museum)
Con Dao – Trai Phu Tuong (Phu Tuong Prison)
Con Dao – Trai Phu Hai (Phu Hai Prison)
Nhat Beach
Ben Dam Harbor
Shark Cape
Van Son Tu Pagoda
Shrine to Lady Phi Yen
Nghia Trang Hang Duong (Hang Duong Cemetery)

Local Town Market

Bao Tang Con Dao (Con Dao Museum)

Trai Phu Tuong (Phu Tuong Prison)

Trai Phu Hai (Phu Hai Prison)

Nhat Beach

Ben Dam Harbor

Shark Cape

Van Son Tu Pagoda

Shrine to Lady Phi Yen

Nghia Trang Hang Duong (Hang Duong Cemetery)

Except for the chargeable excursions, Six Senses also offers many complimentary activities, clam collecting is one of the activities.

Clam collecting on Day 3

Spa treatment at Six Senses Spa on Day 3

Vietnamese Hot Pot

Room Service

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