Known as the Pearl island, Phu Quoc is the largest and most beautiful island in Vietnam. Your package Asia tours would not be complete without visiting this gorgeous island. Follow us to discover why this place is so attractive and fascinating.
Must-see attractions in Phu Quoc
The North Phu Quoc
North of Phu Quoc Island is a rich land with pristine forest, abundant fauna and flora and countless beautiful beaches hidden behind the forest.
Khu Tuong pepper garden
Phu Quoc’s pepper is famous for its flavor. On the way from Duong Dong to Ganh Dau, you will see beautiful pepper gardens. After visiting these places, you can buy some peppers as the souvenirs.
Phu Quoc Island
Ganh Dau Cape
The cape protruding to the Northwest sea attracts a lot of visitors thanks to its unspoiled natural beauty. From here, you can see the sea border of Cambodia. Ganh Dau Cape has a 500-meter long arch-shaped beach and also a good place to enjoy seafood.
Location: Ganh Dau Commune, Phu Quoc District, about 15-20 kilometers from Duong Dong Town to the north.
Dinh Cau Cape
Dinh Cau is one of the most famous places in Phu Quoc. Watching the sunset in Dinh Cau is the activity that no one should miss.
Location: Duong Dong Town, about 5-minute walk from Duong Dong market.
Thom island is located in the North of Phu Quoc. Coming here, you can dive to see the coral, visit the aquaculture and pearl farms of fishermen. Taking about 10-minute traveling by boat, you can see the famous squid fishing village in Phu Quoc.
Tranh Stream is made up of many small streams flowing through the canyon forest. The water flows from June to September. This is a beautiful natural landscape with flowers, mountains, sea, and streams and is an ideal place for camping.
Da Ngon Stream
Containing seven waterfalls, the magnificent Da Ngon stream is still the mystery for those who like challenges. From November to April is the ideal time to visit this place because, in the rainy season, the rocks are slippery.
Long Beach has been voted one of the ten most beautiful and pristine beaches in the world thanks to its white sand. The beach is 1,5000 meters long in which the casuarinas are straight in line.
Nguyen Trung Truc Temple
The temple was built by Phu Quoc people to commemorate the hero who made meritorious contributions to the country. On 28th August lunar every year, people in Phu Quoc island come here to celebrate his death anniversary.
The East and South Phu Quoc
The East and South Phu Quoc is a lowland mixed with secondary forests where the people on the island are living. Beautiful beaches like Truong beach, Sao beach, and Khem beach are mentioned as a unique charm of Phu Quoc island.
Sao beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc which owns 7-kilometer long white sandy coast with the half-moon shape. In the peak season, Sao beach attracts a lot of tourists so if you want to visit this place, let’s go early in order to rent the hammock.
Khem beach is still pristine with smooth white sand. It’s a good place to eat seafood of which grilled fish and herring salad are quite cheap. You should also visit the pearl farm when coming here.
From October to April is the perfect time to visit Truong Beach when the sea is calm. This is the most beautiful place to see the sunset on the island when the sky turns into colors and reflects on the sea.
Sunset Sanato Beach Club situated in Truong Beach is known as the unique club in Phu Quoc with impressive architectural works. This is also the place where the annual largest sea music festival in Phu Quoc takes place on the New Year occasion.
Ham Ninh Fishing Village
The life of Ham Ninh fishing village is still intact with the rustic bamboo house. The main occupation here is pearl hunting, sea ginseng catching, and spider crab netting. Visiting Ham Ninh in the early morning or watching the moon in the evening is the way to enjoy the entire beauty of this place. This specialty here is the boiled-spider crab eaten with pepper-lemon sauce.
What to do in Phu Quoc Island
Dive to see coral in Phu Quoc
Visit Vinpearl Safari
Vinpearl Safari is home to about 130 species with more than 2,200 rare animals and is also the largest open park in Vietnam.
Coming here, you can experience numerous interesting activities such as taking the panoramic view of the park with the modern electric car system, enjoying the interesting animal performances, feeding the animals and taking photos with them.
Dive to see the coral
The most ideal places for tourists to explore the ocean world are The diverse marine ecosystems of the southern An Thoi archipelago, Mong Tay island, Doi Moi island or Thay Boi island in the north. The coral reefs here are at the top list of coral in Vietnam in terms of abundance with 17 different hard and soft ones and saltwater fish.
The diving tours are often offered by hotels and resorts in Phu Quoc ranges from 350,000 to 500,000 per person.
Fish and explore the desert island
This tour will bring you to an island or coast which has so many types of fish. The fish that you catch will be cooked right on the boat. You can also do camping, picnic or explore the nearby area.
Explore the primary forest
If you are an adventure lover, this activity is a good choice for you. You can book a tour to discover the North Island, Da Ngon Stream Ecological Reserve or Ganh Dau Ecological Reserve. Some adventurous travelers explore the natural habitat on their own or just go with a local guide during their explorations.
Phu Quoc is so amazing and beautiful, isn’t it? With the information that we just suggestion, hope that you can find the most suitable Vietnam tours when coming there. Like and share this article if it is useful for you. Thank you!