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Con Dao is the first island in Vietnam already being vaccinated – 90% of Six Senses Con Dao staff already had their first dose and all the islanders shall be fully vaccinated with their first dose by the end of June. The island is un-touched by the current issue, and Six Senses Con Dao will be the safest and best destination in all of Vietnam. Whether an ideal holiday is romance, relaxation, adventure or eco-consciousness, the pristine hidden island gem, along with its only five-star resort Six Senses Con Dao, offers only the best of everything a traveler could dream of.

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Con Dao’s consistent efforts towards nature and sustainability have been well regarded.

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Sustainability has always been at the heart of Six Senses Con Dao. We are happy to share with you the different aspects of what we do daily, and some ideas you can take home.

• Earth Lab introduction & Green lifestyle • Visit Mushroom Hut • Let’s get cracking and Marine Turtle Talk • Visit Organic Farm & Enjoy hibiscus tea • Composting workshop

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We’ve restored our beach to make it an ideal place for egglaying by endangered green sea turtles. This project, in cooperation with Con Dao National Park authorities, includes a safe and monitored incubation enclosure to protect eggs from threats such as poaching. Guests are encouraged to participate in our ethical hatchling releases and those lucky enough to be here when our eggs hatch have called the experience life-changing.

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In another effort toward selfsustainability, we have our own organic garden, Sense of Gardening to produce organic food and reduce environmental impacts due to resort’s operation. This extensive organic garden produces many types of plants including fruit, vegetables and herbs with a mushroom hut. It is the main source of fresh ingredients in our restaurants and bar. Guests can join together in a chefaccompanied tour, learning about the produce and selecting their pick of the crops and cooking together in the Garden kitchen.

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Visit our new residence called “The Chicken Villa” right in the organic garden and develop your green fingers, “Be a Farmer” for a day with the hosts, and get to feed the chickens and learn traditional harvesting methods. These are just some of our new initiatives to reduce food waste and promote organic decomposition.

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To learn about our sustainability efforts towards plastic free and support communities & ecosystems, visit Earth Lab. There are different workshops to make soaps and other household items using just about anything imaginable. Check your “ Sense of Fun” schedule to find out more.

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The mesmerizing charm of Con Dao island makes for a perfect romantic hideaway just for two.

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Voted one of the Most Romantic Resorts in the top 1% worldwide by 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice, Six Senses Con Dao is perfect for honeymooners.

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Travel by boat to the Western side of Con Dao, passing Ca Map Cape (Shark Cape) and Dinh Tinh Yeu (Lovers Peak) before stopping on the far side of Hon Ba (Grandmother Island). Here, toast to another beautiful end of the day as you’ll witness an overwhelming display of colors as the sun slowly dips over the horizon. * Kindly note, itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition. Copyright 2016 Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas | www.sixsenses.com


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Located along the main shoreline of Six Senses Con Dao, our exclusive Hideaway Beach is waiting to be discovered by those looking for the ultimate in privacy.

Around a 750m walk, or better by our private boat & picnic charter, you can discover a new sense of beach paradise in this hidden cove, just over the headlands of the Lo Voi Mountain.

Choose from a feet-in-the-sand barbecue or a bespoke menu from the kitchen, accompanied by our carefully chosen wine list and inventive cocktails. Copyright 2016 Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas | www.sixsenses.com


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End the day on a high note with hot popcorn and cool delicious drinks or romantic destination dining on the beach.

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JUNGLE CINEMA Start Time: 8:00PM Duration: approx. 2 hours

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Fall in love all over with a romantic stargazing in front of the private villa.

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Con Dao island is one of the most sacred places in Vietnam & South East Asia, known in history as the most spiritual place of reflection and healing.

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Indulge Six Senses wellness experiences using a mix of pioneering science and ancient techniques from wellness experts and award-winning spa treatments.

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As a healing destination, the atmospheric Six Senses Con Dao is the ideal hideaway for those who seek complete tranquility and relaxation. The surrounding nature provides a nurturing charm that would help drawing out negativities, and calming the mind, to embark on a journey of inner healing.

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Come to Six Senses Con Dao on a Full Moon and press the reset button, empty yourself of negative energy, cleanse yourself inwardly, go deeper and connect with the life force all around. Let us take you closer to nature on a Sound Healing and Vegan Wellness retreat that promotes deep relaxation, returns you anew with improved mental clarity and deeper sense of balance and fulfilment.

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A line-up of out-of-the-ordinary adventures await the adrenaline-seekers

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*In water activities are dependent on weather, tide and sea conditions


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Set sail on the resorts own speedboat, into the early morning horizon and explore the majestic waters around Con Dao archipelago. As you venture to deserted island inlets for snorkelling the bountiful underwater treasures; some of the most biodiverse coral reefs in Vietnam, will appear. Jump into the cool still waters, with perfect clarity this diving season, or for the more advanced, scuba into open waters to greet the (harmless!) sharks, turtles and other precious ocean habitants, protected by RAMSAR, while our hosts set up a picnic on a beach just for you.

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Challenge yourself with the longest and hardest trekking trail in Con Dao. A 2.5 km coastal walk along Vong beach will lead you to the verdant tropical rainforests, before raising your heartbeat with an almost-60-degree incline. Stop and admire the views, as the curious Curved-Toe Geckos marvel at your adventurous spirit, and the Macaques call out to you from the treetops above. Work your way down to a deserted beach, set in complete solitude as you dip in the crystal-clear waters with a myriad of colourful pebbles, while we arrange you an energizing picnic lunch, before heading back, the easy way!

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Pick your favourite steel-horse and pedal through the off-beaten tracks with your expert guide, venturing into the almost deserted national park of Con Dao. Feel the wind brush through your hair as you heed the call to explore the amazing lush flora and investigate the deep jungle sounds of the island. Many unique animals that cannot be found anywhere else in Vietnam, such as the Giant Black Squirrels, Nicobar Birds, Pied Imperial Pigeons together with the Macaques swinging high in the trees, call Con Dao their home. This easy paced cycle tour is perfect for those who want the great outdoors, without breaking too much of a sweat.

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The Con Dao archipelago is comprised of 16 islands with local inlets, a myriad of hidden bays and endless secluded beaches, offers a sublime, magnificent and well-preserved landscape. Nestled inside a protected National Park which includes Vietnam’s first recognized sea Ramsar site, the secluded aquatic park is home to 1,493 documented species of underwater life and the best coral formations in the country.

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For a truly unique experience, customize a boat trip around Con Dao, stop for island picnics, find your favorite snorkeling spot or chill out on a deserted beach.


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Con Dao offers endless green and blue vistas and a range of places to trek. Trek towards the water and paddle across Vong Bay. This is an enchanting exclusive experience for those who expect the ultimate in serenity and seclusion as nearly 80% of the island is entirely a National and Marine park which makes it well preserved and protected.

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Snorkeling in Vietnam in the turquoise waters of Con Dao provides a rare glimpse into an unspoiled azure wonderland - in our Ramsar protected area. Including more than 340 kinds of hard and soft coral, our underwater world teems with over 1,400 colorful species of marine life. A speedboat will take you to Hon Tai and Bay Canh or Cau islands to discover the underwater life surrounding Vietnam’s premier marine protected area.

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Con Dao Dive Center was originally formed to cater for the high level of diving service and safety expected by Six Senses guests. Con Dao Dive Center prides itself on the extensive diving experience of its instructors coupled with their local knowledge of the diving around Con Dao.


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Novices and experienced water-sporters have a range of fun activities on hand. Kayaking on the bay can be fun as a single or double activity. Become a master at stand up paddle boarding or catch some waves with body boarding. Stick to the shallows and slide across the water with skimboards. There’s lots to enjoy and tips are available from our experienced hosts.

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• Stand-up Paddle Board • Body Boards • Snorkel around our Bay

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Aqua Aerobic Volleyball Football Darts Bocce game Water Polo Beach tennis Frisbee game Beach basketball

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Explore the rich history of Con Dao and will delve into its darker side. A series of prison systems were constructed throughout the 113 years of colonization, during which time many thousands of prisoners where interred here. Along the way you’ll explore the Con Dao Museum, Phu Hai Prison – Bagne I, French Tiger Cage, American Tiger Cage and Hang Duong Cemetery.

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Discover the island and find out what authentic Con Dao daily life is about. Travel across the island with your guide, through the back roads, small dwellings and local agricultural plots. Along the way you’ll see Ben Dam Harbor, Nhat Beach and Shark Cape, Van Son Tu Pagoda, the Shrine to Lady Phi Yen and a local market. Your trip will culminate over a traditional Vietnamese coffee.

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Nothing says Vietnam more than a bicycle or motorbike. Take your set of wheels and explore the island of Con Dao. Approximately 5 kilometers away you will find the main town, the market, historical sites, beautiful scenery and the friendly locals; take a glimpse at everyday life while riding along the main road.

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Guests love this memorable trip, led by our warm-hearted island hosts. Let us take you out and show you the best places to catch your fish. Kindly note, size and species restrictions are in place, to ensure a sustainable catch.

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Be swept into the fun and excitement with an abundance of family activities and experiences: some are unique in-land fun and some are just soaking-wet exhilaration.

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From 9am to 5pm, the trained hosts at Grow with Six Senses will provide the little VIPs the best experiences.

INDOOR ACTIVITIES • Face mask workshop • Flags of the world • Drawing and painting • Sand painting • T-shirt painting • Movie night OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES • Sandcastle building • Fly a kite • Badminton

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What do you get when you combine Six Senses Con Dao and Golf? Well-fed fish! While we don’t have the space for a full 18 holes, we do have a lot of ocean. Using our EcoBioBalls® you are able to practice your swing and knock a few into the water from the Elephant Mountain Platform. EcoBioBalls® dissolve in 48 hours and the remains serve as fish food. To cause the least disturbance to natural feeding habits we do limit the number of balls played daily at a maximum of 60 balls per day.

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Try your hand at collecting beach clams the traditional way. Six Senses beach is a prime clam area and throughout the year we allot certain sections where clams can be collected, sustainably. Using the traditional tools of the trade, we will show you how to search for and collect clams.

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• Aqua Aerobic • Volleyball • Football

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Dat Doc Beach, Con Dao Town, Con Dao District, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Vietnam T +84 28 3823 2229 E reservations-condao@sixsenses.com W www.sixsensescondao.com

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The Best of Con Dao Islands, Vietnam, 2021  

At Six Senses Con Dao, whether an ideal holiday is romance, relaxation, adventure or eco-consciousness, the pristine hidden island gem, alo...

The Best of Con Dao Islands, Vietnam, 2021  

At Six Senses Con Dao, whether an ideal holiday is romance, relaxation, adventure or eco-consciousness, the pristine hidden island gem, alo...

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