Dam Trau on Con Dao Islands among world s 25 most beautiful beaches
The U.S. travel site Travel+Leisure has recently named Bai Dam Trau on Con Dao Islands, off the coast of Southern Vietnam among the world’s 25 most beautiful beaches.
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Dam Trau Beach. Photo: Puolotrip
"With distinct golden sand, soft swells, and shady groves of bamboo and evergreen trees, it's the kind of place to spend the day gently swinging in a hammock with a beach read and walking in the surf with a freshly hacked coconut," the site wrote.
Travel+Leisure stated due to its location close to the airport, "commercial flights fly thrillingly close," giving swimmers a chance to watch planes take off and land.
An aircraft flies close to Dam Trau Beach. Photo by Shutterstock/Tran Chi Thinh.
Other beaches included in the U.S. travel site list were Clearwater Beach in the U.S., Saud Beach in the Philippines, Railay West in Thailand, and Elafonissi Beach in Greece.
Dam Trau Beach Travel Guide
Dam Trau Beach is located on the edge of Con Dao National Park. It is also near the Co Ong airport and about 4 km from the town center to the Northwest.
How Dam Trau Beach Is Unique?
This is the excellent beach in Con Dao Island for the blue water, gentle waves, plus quiet space as well as golden sand. The old green pine trees cover the surrounding plus the prominent bamboo forest and the pockets of the tropical jungle which make the beach wildly.
Relaxing at Dam Trau beach, tourists not only enjoy the comfortable sunbathing and swimming moments but also receive the knowledge of its culture, landscape. For these beauties, Dam Trau Beach is an ideal attraction on the island to experience so let to relax once you travel to Con Dao Island.
When Is The Best Time To Visit Dam Trau Beach?
The weather plays the most important for your island trip, especially to the beach. The ideal time to visit Dam Trau Beach is from March to September. At this time, the wave isn’t big on the sea and beach. It is very calm and wonderful for swimming.
Things To Do In Dam Trau Beach
It is very easy for you to reach Dam Trau beach by car, motorbike. When you visit the National Park, you should have a local tour guide, however, only relax on the beach, you can do it by yourself. This beach is also very ideal for camping, relaxing, and team building.
Furthermore, on side of the beach is the large black rock beach where you can climb over to discover the mysterious small beach. In fact, the scenery of the beach is very beautiful and the surrounding is the green forest.
On sunny days, you can enjoy the beach with the moments of natural beauties, golden sand, and blue seawater. Particularly, the beach is on the magical green oasis in the immense sea. Thanks to its beautiful innocent, wild, romantic, and charming beauty. Many people usually thought that the beach like the fairy girl drunk and walking along the coast.
In addition to the pristine beauty, the beach is a great place to see the primitive forest, wild birds. Also, you can snorkel or dive to see colorful coral reefs undersea. And you also have the chance to meet many ecological preservation organisms in Con Dao Island, according to the Originvietnam.
Furthermore, there are strangely shaped cliffs on a rocky outcrop to the sea in Dam Trau beach. Therefore, you can witness two large rocks bunched together to look like the pair of sea-mews tightly wrapped together. Moreover, the unusual shape of the pair of stones is related to the sad love of an unfaithful couple.
Photo: Shutterstock/ Tran Thinh
It Is Worth A Visit Dam Trau Beach
Visitors can also walk through the forest road to reach Suoi Nong Beach or called Hot Spring Beach. The beach retains its unspoiled beauty thanks to fewer tourists know about this site. Travel to this beach you can enjoy the colorful picture of the tropical sea plus the mangrove ecosystem as well as the white sand which all bring you to paradise.
Moreover, Camping on Dam Trau beach is also another experience to enjoy the gorgeous and clean beach.
Dam Trau is also the place where you can make snorkeling 700m from shore. This destination is the best spot for snorkeling in Con Dao Island and also the best place to enjoy ocean sunset.
Seafood at a reasonable price is one of the things you should taste when visiting Dam Trau Beach. There are some low-key lounges or bars on the beach.
It is recommended to enjoy the bar on the right because it has tastefully set up loungers, sofas, and beach chairs. It is very ideal to enjoy fresh fruit with cold beer and shakes.
Where To Stay And Eat In Dam Trau Beach
Here are some of the best hotels and restaurants near Dam Trau beach where you can stay and eat:
1. Poulo Condor Boutique Resort and Spa (Distance: 2.3 km from Dam Trau beach)
Add: Co Ong Site Con Son Ba Ria-Vung Tau
2. Six Senses Con Dao (Distance: 3.9 km from Dam Trau beach)
Add: Dat Doc Beach, Con Dao District, Con Son
3. Con Son Island Hotel (4 km from Dam Trau beach)
Add: 4 Ton Duc Thang Street, Con Son
4. Dam Trau Village Restaurant & Bar
Add: Dam Trau beach (located on your right when you go to this beach)
Tel: 0949 989 799