Con Dao TownBa Ria Vung Tau Province has 2 cities: Ba Ria and Vung Tau. While the former is the provincial capital, the latter is the bigger. For long, Vung Tau has always been a popular weekend holiday spots for wealthy families from Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City). There are numerous beaches in Vung Tau City and along the scenic coastal road to Binh Thuan Province.

While Vung Tau is getting overdeveloped and touristy, the other beaches are some how not much visited. The beaches at Long Hai and Ho Tram are getting lots of investments nowadays and soon these will turn into destinations with luxury resorts and casinos. Apart from the beaches, there is the peaceful island of Con Dao and the hot-spring of Binh Chau. Veterans may like to visit the former battlefield at Nui Dat – Long Tan and learn about the history here during the Vietnam War.

  • Ba Ria – Vung Tau, located to the south-east of Ho Chi Minh City, is home to several sandy beaches which are popular at weekend for wealthy travelers from Saigon. The province is one of the biggest economic centers in southern Vietnam.

  • Con Dao is an archipelago of 16 islands in southern Vietnam. Con Dao is 180km from Vung Tau, 230km from Ho Chi Minh City and 83km from the river-mouth of Hau Giang River in Can Tho City. The total land area of Con Dao archipelago is 75km2, the biggest island of the archipelago, which is called Con Lon or also called Con Dao, is 51km2. Con Dao is a district of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province.

  • Con Dao Island is in fact an archipelago of 16 islands in southern Vietnam. The islands offer deserted sandy beaches and untouched national parks with diverse ecosystem. The travellers to Con Dao can choose a relaxing holiday on the beach, a challenging trekking adventure in the national park, a spectacular scuba-diving trip to explore the colorful coral reefs or to watch the sea turtles at night...

  • Long Hai Beach Vacations are for travellers who look for quiet beach holidays and near Ho Chi Minh City. The sample holiday at Long Hai Beach here is for 3 days 2 nights, but can be customized to suite your time and travel interest.

    Destinations: Long Hai Beach, Saigon Tour Theme/Activity: Beach, Luxury, Couple, Off-the-beaten track
  • Long Hai is a small town and fishing centre, about 120 km southeast of HCMC, 25 km northeast of Vung Tau City and 15 km southeast of Ba Ria City, a new administrative and commercial centre of the Province Ba Ria - Vung Tau. Long Hai has a long expanse of sandy beaches running the full length of the sleepy town covered in trees.

  • Vung Tau Beach Vacations are recommended for the travellers in Saigon who have a limited amount of time for vacations in Vietnam.

    Destinations: Vung Tau, Saigon Tour Theme/Activity: Beach, Luxury, Family, Couple
  • Vung Tau is the most popular weekend beach destination for the well-to-do from Sai Gon. The water is not too clean, but the many water sports, outdoor restaurants, the full range of tourist facilities and the proximity to Sai Gon attract many Saigonese tourists to flock to Vung Tau to get unwound at weekend.