Con Dao island. Photo: condao.bariavungtau.edu.vn 
Accordingly, visitors can go to Con Dao by air from Ho Chi Minh City or by sea from Vung Tau city. Con Dao attracts tourists with its fine beaches, pristine coral reefs, green coconut trees along the coastline, rainforest trails, and beautiful hotels.

Last month, the New York-based Travel + Leisure also included Con Dao on a list of the best secret islands on Earth.

Other islands in the list are Palawan (the Philippines), Hokkaido (Japan), Koh Rong (Cambodia), Pangkor (Malaysia), Lampi (Myanmar), Andaman Islands (India), Tokunoshima (Japan), Raja Ampat (Indonesia), Ulleung-Do (South Korea), Koh Phayam (Thailand), Samosir Island (Indonesia).

Translated by Chung Anh