Con Dao and Phu Quoc islands are the two most alluring beach destinations in Vietnam. Both islands are just a short flight from Saigon, and both offer superb beaches and jungle-covered interiors. But these two southern islands are very different in character, and therefore appeal to different types of travellers. As most visitors or expats only have time to go to one, which island should you choose? Phu Quoc and Con Dao travel: where one is better? In this article, We compare Con Dao and Phu Quoc islands, based on criteria that will help you decide which is more suitable.
The weather in Phu Quoc is cool but you shouldn’t visit Phu Quoc in May, June, October and November because it’s very sunny and rains heavily at that time. The best time to travel to Phu Quoc is from December to February when the weather is cool and the sea is calm.
The best time to travel to Con Dao is from February to May when the weather is fine and the sky is clear.
To reach Phu Quoc Island from Hanoi, you can travel by airplane with Vietnam Airlines, Jestar or Vietjet.
If you depart from Rach Gia or Ha Tien, you can go by waterway to Phu Quoc.
Con Dao has a small airport, if you want to fly to Con Dao, you can only depart from Tan Son Nhat airport.
Cost of services in Con Dao is more expensive than any destination of Vietnam. About accommodation: there are only dozens of hotels and one resort in Con Dao such as Con Dao Camping, Con Dao resort or luxury resort like Six Senses Hideaway… Unlike Con Dao, Phu Quoc has a large number of options for you, from motel to luxury resort like Hat Tieu Beach Resort, Long Beach, Mango Bay…
If Phu Quoc is attractive with stretching beaches with sandy roads, Con Dao is beautiful with tough islands. Depending on personal taste, you can choose a suitable destination to visit.
Now you sure have one your own decision for the trip in Vietnam. Vietnam Typical Tours wishes you a happy and meaningful trip.