The resort is located in the Con Dao archipelago, a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City. Six Senses Con Dao enjoys a delighfully remote settinc. Flights are operated by VASCO, a Vietnam Airlines subsidiary. I have previously uploaded a detailed post of the flight transfer (in my Youtube folder ‘Vietnam‘). Con Dao is a group of 16 emerald-green islands. The largest island, Con Son, long served as a prison but is now home to Six Senses. The small Con Dao Airport only operates during daylight. Con Dao can also be reached by overnight ferry but that trip takes 15 hours. Six Senses has a small lounge in the arrival hall. Guests can wait here while the staff collects the luggage. From the airport, it’s a 15 min (shared) ride to the resort.
Charter services, airline ticketing and visa services can all be arranged by the hotel. The road transfer offers some nice views of Con Son. The island is ringed by picturesque beaches and covered in thick jungle. Arrival at the resort. Cold towel, welcome drink and fruit skewer. This is the reception area. You won’t spend much time here since every villa comes with butler service. Six Senses is one of my favorite luxury hotel brands. Six Senses Resorts are always located in some of the world’s most beautiful places. Six Senses resorts are always in tune with Mother Natur. The brand was one of the hospitality industry’s pioneer of sustainable practices. What is your favorite hotel brand?. Leave a comment. This is one of the resort’s many. I give a more detailed tour of the restaurants (and food. This is one of the resort’s many destination dining optic..
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I give a more detailed tour of the restaurants (and food offerings) later in this post. This is the resort’s welcome area. Check-in is done here while guests are offered a welcome drink and cold towel. This is the Six Senses Con Dao children’s clu Here, young children have entertainment, fun and learning all day long. As with all Six Senses Resorts, the resort staff is very helpful and super friendly. All Six Senses resorts have icecream parlors. Complimentary icecream is served all day long. The beach, pool, and villas are located at the other end As the resort grounds are very large, guests can make use of bikes and buggy service. The communal swimming pool is located on the. Let’s first explore the gym as we make our way through the resort towards the beach area.
The very wide private beach is one of the best in Vietnam (shown more in detail later). Six Senses Con Dao is located on a magnificent beach The very wide private beach is one of the best in Vietnam (shown more in detail later). The hotel was almost fully occupied durning. Most guests prefer to lounge along the private infinity pools of their villas. Palm and mahogany trees provide some sha. Signature-green sun loungers are clustered around the pool. The pool bar serves daytime coctails and sundowners. Light snacks are also served during the day. The restaurant is open from breakfast till late eveni. Food at the resort is excellent (some dishes are shown later in this post). It serves Vietnamese recipes with a French twist. Let’s have another look at the magnificent pool.
The pool is set against the dramatic backdrop of the Lo Voi Mountains. Let’s explore the resort’s villa accommodations’. The villas are clustered together in two rows along the beach at the resort’s far end. The villa’s terrace has several sun loungers. The private infinity-edge swimming pool offers great views of the South. Tip: get free VIP amenities when booking via. This includes an upgrade, breakfast, and a spa treatment for 2 persons. The large bathroom has an open plan design. It features double vanity basins, a bathtub and an outdoor shower. The bedroom on the upper floor has an ensuite toilet.
You’ll find all the technology you need, such as satellite TV and Bose sound system. Here’s the ‘busy’ schedule for my 2-night stay. The minibar is well stocked. Drinks and snacks are not complimentary though. The majestic beach of the hotel is one of the best in Vietnam. The hotel is located in a secluded bay, so the beach feels very private. The light grey sand feels delighfully soft under the feet During the midday hours though, it feels very hot under the blistering Vietnamese sun. The bay in front of the resort is a protected National Park. Currently, it is open to fishing by local fishermen only. The bay in front of the resort is a protected National Park Currently, it is open to fishing by local fishermen only.
The ocean front villas enjoy direct beach. These are the most expensive accommodations at the resort. The ocean front villas enjoy direct beach acce. The secluded beach is very wide at low tide The mile long beach is backed by beautiful hills draped in rainforest. The mile long beach is backed by beautiful hills draped in rainforest. This is paradise!. The resort’s design and setting represent stuff that dreams are made of. A life guard is on duty for those that want to take a swim. The temperature of the South China Sea is very comfortable all year loi. The beach is very well maintained. The resort staff is cleaning up the beach constantly. The beach is more narrow during high tide. But even then, it remains a perfect crescent of private sand.
I enjoyed wonderful weather during my stay (April 2017). The driest time to visit Con Dao is from November to February. The rainy season lasts from June to Septembe. That’s still a great period to visit since turtles nest on the beach around thi. The rainy season lasts from June to September. That’s still a great period to visit since turtles nest on the beach around this time. The Six Senses brand is very famous for its s It should not come as a surprise that the spa at Six Senses Con Dao i:. The spa’s locker rooms feature a rustic design. There are separate men and women’s steam and sauna facilities inside the locker rooms.