Discovering Con Dao sea paradise in summer 2017

Monday - 27/05/2019 10:42
Con Dao in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province is considered by many world famous magazines as a paradise of beautiful and pristine sea. This island with the valuable historical relics and rich, varied seafood cuisine satifies many tourists so this is the place can not be ignored during this summer.

The conversational seas

Con Dao has many beautiful beaches with clear blue waters and smooth white sandbank. Dam Trau beach near Co Ong airport is the most beautiful beach of Con Dao. Lo Voi beach along Ton Duc Thang street An Hai beach, Vong beach, Nhat beach are suitable for large families or groups. In addition, Con Son Bay is in the center of Con Dao with many untouched beaches running along Ton Duc Thang Street, bringing the majestic beauty among the mountains and the sea.

Scuba diving is one of the interesting activities of visitors coming to Con Dao. Many small islands such as Hon Bay, Hon Tai, Hon Tre, Hon Cau, Dam Tre Bay ... are the place of coral reefs with beautiful colors so these islets are the favorite destinations of tourists who want diving and exploring nature.

Con Dao has a lot of shrimp and fish. If you want fish, just let go and drop a fishing rod. The best places for tourists to fish, squid fishing are Pier 914, Ben Dam port, Ca Map cape, Nhat beach at night. In particular, visitors can experience the feeling of fishing on the sea at night on Con Dao.

Con Dao, the paradise of cultural - historical – spiritual tourism

Con Dao Historical Park is recognized as a special national relic in 2013, covering 17 components. Con Dao Historical Park attracts a large number of domestic and foreign visitors coming to visit relics such the House of the Lord of island, Pier 914, tiger cage system, Hang Duong cemetery.

An Son temple is called Phi Yen temple where An Hai village worship lady Hoang Phi Yen – a concubine of Gia Long King. Coming here at the middle of october (according to lunar calendar), tourists have change to join  Phi Yen’s death anniversary festival – the special significance festival of  Con Dao people

Van Son Tu, also known as Nui Mot Temple, is a spiritual place to welcome many visitors. This temple goes with Con Dao. It is also the place to send spiritual dreams of the locals and visitors. The population of the temple is on the top of the mountain. From here, tourists can take view of An Hai, the whole of Con Dao town and magnificent Con Son Bay.

Ecotourism and resort

If you are interested in exploring the nature, you can not miss discovery of Con Dao National Park where has the abundance and diversity of forest and marine ecosystem.

Tourists can join tour in Con Dao National Park to discover the value of natural resources, conservation of biodiversity of forest and marine in Con Dao National Park or to experience by themselves at the sites of ecotourism and picnic such as So Ray forest, Ong Dung beach; climbing Tinh Yeu mountain, visiting primeval forest, snorkeling and watching coral; Or they can walk through the forest, visit the mangrove forests on Ba islet; swim, watch red-faced monkeys, watch turtles lay their eggs in breeding season on Tai islet and pick up the dawn at Ca Map cape and watch sunset over Tinh Yeu Mountain.

Con Dao cuisine is diverse and rich

Not only visiting and exploring the famous sites in Con Dao, visitors can also enjoy delicious food, Con Dao specialties such as Moon Crab of the Con Dao sea. This crab is delicious best in moon days. At that time, crab meat is fragrant and firm and can be processed in many familiar ways such as boiled, steamed, fry with tamarind.

Con Dao oyster sauce is a popular sauce used by Con Dao people in daily meals to wrap rice paper with vermicelli, raw vegetables, pork ... It is very delicious. The main ingredient to process oyster sauce is oysters that live in nature.

In addition, Con Dao also has many other fresh seafood, such as squid fried in a sunday grilled with sweet and sour sauce or chili sauce, fish grilled in aluminum foil, gefilte mackerel, grilled octopus, Vu Nang snail ...

Con Dao jam is very delicious.This jam made of kernel of Terminalia catappa fruit. There are sweet and salty jam. All of them are fragrant, fatty, crispy and only Con dao has them. For the processing of jam, the locals on the island often picked ripen fruit, dry and then split the kernel inside. The kernels are cleaned, roasted to medium dried and then processed into jam with sweet or salty taste.

Today, Con Dao is a reliable address for visitors to visit, experience many attractive types of tourism. Please bring your family, friends and relatives to Con Dao this summer.

 

 

 

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