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Con Dao Island, Vietnam
This 16-island archipelago is a “pocket of paradise,” says Robert Reid, a travel editor at Lonely Planet.
Getting there: Take a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City.
What to do: The diving is among the best in Vietnam. Take scuba lessons as a couple or discover the nearby secluded beaches of Bai Dat Doc and Dam Trau.
Where to stay: Six Senses resort offers luxury villas on the East Vietnam Sea. The resort has an in-house spa offering traditional Vietnamese healing practices; it also boasts outdoor treatment rooms and a yoga and meditation pavilion. Inquire for rates.
Con Dao is an island off the southern coast of Vietnam. … The Con Dao Islands separated from the mainland about 15,000 years ago. This has resulted in the …