Six Senses Con Dao, which is set in a protected national marine park in Vietnam’s most secluded jungle-clad island hideaway, takes the top spot in the highly regarded Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards.Over the past 25 years, the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure have shown an unrivaled commitment to seeking out and sharing their most extraordinary travel experiences. Throughout 2021, they took part in the magazine’s annual survey in their thousands, sharing thoughts on favorite hotels, islands, tour operators, and more.
Now travelers are once again setting out on trips around the globe, and as they do, they are relying on trusted resources like Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards to guide their planning. During this special 50th anniversary year for the magazine, Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam is delighted to have been honored for its distinctive mix of hospitality, wellness, sustainability and guest experiences.
“We are beyond thankful to our guests and readers of Travel + Leisure for making their vote count,” said Hannah Loughlin, Director of Sales and Marketing at Six Senses Con Dao. “These times have demanded an agile business strategy and also proactive development in our commitment to making Six Senses Con Dao the very best it can be. To be recognized as the ‘No. 1 Resort Hotel in Southeast Asia’ considering the strong field of contenders is an honor.”
Noted for the resort’s efforts to conserve endangered green turtles and for being 99 percent plastic free, Six Senses Con Dao has vowed to further reduce its carbon footprint with many energy and environmental initiatives in hand that also directly enhance the guest experience.
The Let’s Get Cracking turtle egg incubation center is experiencing record-breaking hatching rates of over 95 percent. More than 1,000 turtles have been successfully released back into the protected waters so far this year in association with the National Park.
Guests visiting Six Senses Con Dao in 2022 will be greeted with a range of new facilities and experiences that complement the landscape and the organic wellness lifestyle the resort promotes.
A new dining experience is also ready to launch. Dining Under The Stars provides a chance to dine from the rooftops of the By the Beach restaurant, enjoying contemporary international and Vietnamese cuisine with a panoramic view as the sun sinks into the ocean. Up to four people can enjoy this unique experience, adding to the already popular Chef’s Table, Wine Cellar, Sense of Gardening, By the Market, and Private In-Residence and Beach Dining guest experiences.
The resort is also excited to add an exclusive beach experience at the newly formed Hideaway Beach, which is located past the headland of Lo Voi Mountain. This is perfect for anyone seeking a desert island experience, with options for a private eco-BBQ or organic picnic.
Receiving this latest accolade is a welcome reminder of how much the guests have appreciated their vacation in this paradise island resort. It has also motivated and inspired the team to make sure 2022 is the year for guests to experience Six Senses Con Dao at its absolute best.