Phu Quoc, Con Dao amongst Southeast Asia’s 10 most stunning islands

Phu Quoc, Con Dao among Southeast Asia's 10 most beautiful islands

Daybreak on Con Dao Islands off the southern coast. Picture by Shutterstock

Readers of American travel journal Travel + Leisure have voted Phu Quoc and Con Dao off the southern coast among the many high 10 islands in Southeast Asia.

For this yr’s Asia Greatest Awards survey, Travel + Leisure requested its readers to weigh in on travel experiences across the globe to decide on the area’s greatest islands based mostly on actions, sights, pure sights, beaches, meals and friendliness.

Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, is known for its white-sand beaches and its manufacturing of fish sauce, an indispensable Vietnamese condiment.

The island has gained recognition after the federal government allowed 30-day visa free entry in 2014.

Located round 230 kilometers (143 miles) southeast of HCMC, Con Dao Archipelago was identified for its giant jail first established by the French and later utilized by the Individuals through the Vietnam Warfare.

At present, Con Dao has made its mark on the worldwide tourism map for its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear blue waters.

Phuket was voted probably the most stunning island in Southeast Asia, adopted by Koh Samui Island in Thailand and Bali in Indonesia.