Last update: 18:48 | 17/02/2017
Con Dao islands in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel Leisure magazine.
The US-based magazine praised the archipelago, which is 110 miles off Vietnam’s southeastern coast, for its sheer granite cliffs border deserted beaches and crystal-blue water, and best seafood dishes.
It recommended tourists to the destination visit remote spots like the spectacular Dam Tre Bay lagoon or a French-era lighthouse on Bay Canh island’s eastern tip.
Other islands mentioned on the article included Gili Trawangan in Indonesia, Pico in Portugal, and Sandön in Sweden.