Traveling to Phu Quoc, you bring a passion to explore the exciting journeys to endless beaches, raft houses, Rach Vem Phu Quoc Fishing Village is a great choice for you.
Overview of Rach Vem
Rach Vem is a village of about 180 households living along the coast with houses on stilts that are close to each other, their main occupation is fishing, but when tourism activities in Phu Quoc start to develop, they build raft houses and tourism business in the style of self-sufficiency - ie, using freshly caught seafood to directly serve tourists. People here are very sincere, honest and open, their lives are very simple.
Rach Vem's raft house was built on the sea about 200 - 400m away from the shore, similar to the house on stilts, raft houses were also built by many tree poles deeply inserted into the sand to make solid foundation and the floor was lined with boards. The roof is covered by leaves and corrugated iron, surrounded by trees and boards. Area of each house about 25m2 - 30m2 very solid, airy and comfortable.
Transportation to Rach Vem Fishing Village
Move to Phu Quoc Island
You can choose to move to Phu Quoc by air route or by sea route. The price depends on your choice as well as the time of travel. However, according to experience, moving to Phu Quoc by plane will be more convenient.
Move to Rach Vem Fishing Village
When you arrive in Phu Quoc, you can contact to rent a motorbike at the hotel (the price depends on the season, tourist destination in Phu Quoc) or if you are afraid to drive motorbike, it is better to rent a car.
Explore Rach Vem
Visit the raft house
When you come to Rach Vem, you will see a lot of raft houses. However, the farthest raft house is Love House, when listening to the name, you must have imagined a beautiful prospect for your travel day, this is the farthest raft house in the area so the water under the house is very clear and clean. It will take about 5 minutes to go on the bridge to the raft house area, but you must continue for another 5 minutes on the boat to reach the raft house because it is quite far from the shore.
Standing on the raft houses, you will be immersed in nature and enjoy the wonderful scenery with gentle sea breeze, watch the clear blue sky, clear sea and the fish swimming below.
Rach Vem is like a picture of harmony between nature and people, between wild and poetic features. Wandering around the fishing village, you will see the poetic scenery blended with beautiful colors, a little color of heaven, sea, sand, tall coconut palms and boats anchored on the shore, and rooftops of raft houses floating in the sea in the distance.
Rach Vem fishing village is a place where you can swim in blue water without fear of crowded tourists, it is also where you can enjoy fresh and delicious dishes with not too expensive price. It is time to discover the idyllic things of the fishing village on the Pearl island, enjoy peaceful moments on the island away from the town on the mainland.
Like the famous beaches on the Pearl island, Rach Vem also has clear, blue and cool sea water with fine white sandy beaches, there are rows of green coconut trees whispered whenever the wind rushed.
Enjoy the beauty of Rach Vem
Waking up very early to catch the dawn or going for a walk in the coastal sunset, surely it will be great moments to not miss every time you go to the fishing village. It is a time for you to admire the shimmering and brilliant natural scenery and watch the daily life of people throwing their nets every morning to catch shrimp and fish.
See the starfish
Just as the name "starfish kingdom" is favored by tourists, there are many starfish in Rach Vem. This creature seems to be everywhere, sometimes hidden in the clear blue water, sometimes lying dormant along the white sand. Visitors can find them quite easily and comfortably take pictures to "live virtual" during their travels.
Rach Vem seafood
In addition to having fun on the beach, the food here is also an attraction for tourists, because Rach Vem is a fishing village, residents of Rach Vem live by catching, so the seafood here is always fresh and delicious and the price is not too expensive. Guests can comfortably enjoy Phu Quoc specialties right at the restaurants along the way.