Welcoming you at Turtle island is the smooth white sand and sparkling beaches under the bright yellow sunshine, giving you a sense of a peaceful, unspoiled space.
Where is Turtle island?
Turtle island is a small one in the Gulf of Thailand, located on the west coast of Phu Quoc island, 1 km from Phu Quoc's Bai Dai beach. Its area is about 2,500 square meters.
Turtle island still keeps its pristine beauty. On the journey to the place, visitors will be immersed in a green space. Amidst the overwhelming emotions in the sea breeze, travelers will listen to the introduction of many characteristics of the fishermen's life on the Northern island.
Located in the most beautiful and wild beach on the planet, Turtle island is a miniature ocean when coming to Vinpearl Phu Quoc.
Vinpearl Phu Quoc is a luxury resort. With neoclassical architecture immersed in nature, in the accommodation, visitors can discover natural beauty with many activities of sunbathing, diving, watching the sunset, and fishing, etc.
What to do in Turtle island
Diving to see coral reefs
Perhaps this is the best diving spot for coral reefs in the North of Phu Quoc island that the coral is 12 meters far from the water surface. In here, we can see a variety of tropical fish. At a depth of 7-10 meters, there is a group of large rocks, forming a canyon that makes the terrain here very impressive.
Outstandingly, the coral reef layers here are ranked first in Vietnam in terms of abundance with 17 different types of hard, soft, and other different anemones. In the more shallow areas, you can see massive hard corals and sea anemones along with pink anemone fish. Having this tour, travelers can snorkel around the Turtle island.
One exciting thing about this journey is that visitors will try their seafood hunting skills in the vast ocean. With only one or two tools that fishers often use, along with the guidance of the ship staff, you will know the potential of your ability.
Diving to see the coral reefs
Guests can choose to buy services such as diving, watching corals, and visiting Turtle island. Depending on different ages, the price ranges from VND 200,000 to 300,000.
Guests will be provided with scuba diving equipment such as life jackets, diving goggles, propellers, oxygen cylinders, etc. and instructed as well as dedicatedly supported by the staff during the process of exploring the sea here.
There will be tens of thousands of different marine creatures you will encounter when diving into the sea on Turtle island. The lovely turtles, diverse, colorful fish, and brilliant corals will make you extremely excited and surprised. For guests who want to save beautiful moments in the deep ocean, Vinpearl Phu Quoc offers underwater photography services.
Another experience for those who like to relax in the sea breeze is sitting sightseeing and fishing on board.
With this activity, visitors will be equipped with items such as fishing rods, rackets, bait, and other related ones. It doesn't take much effort, just hook the bait into the fishing rod and drop it into the sea. Surely within 30 minutes, visitors will harvest remarkable achievements.
Ending the fishing trip will be the barbecue party right on the coast.
Before the white beautiful sand beaches glistening under the bright yellow sunshine, visitors will have a sense of a peaceful and untouched space. It is also an opportunity to sunbathe as much as you want.
Seeing the sunset
The beautiful sunset on Turtle island
Beside the southern islands of An Thoi archipelago, or Mong Tay, Hon Bang, and Thay Boi islands, etc. in the North, Doi Moi island is the ideal place to watch the sunset, explore the uninhabited islands, and go picnic with friends or families.
Best time to travel
The best time to go to the pearl island of Phu Quoc is the dry season, from the end of October until March of the following year. Besides, it can last until May if the weather is favorable. At this time, the climate in Phu Quoc is less rainy, comfortable, and the waves are calm, very convenient for traveling and relaxation.
It is also the peak season that attracts many visitors to Phu Quoc. Therefore, if you travel at this time, find out and book accommodation in advance to make sure there is a comfortable getaway when coming here.
In the remaining months from the end of April to the beginning of October, the number of tourists decreases because this is the rainy season in Phu Quoc.
Sometimes, some storms will hinder many activities of tourists. Therefore, room price and services here are also significantly reduced.