Phu Quoc Island is no longer a strange destination for travelers because of its beautiful and clear beaches. And, lots of beautiful photos tell about this island on social media and travel blog.
Phu Quoc still has many charming places that you have not known or discovered yet. In this post, we will introduce you to such lovely places on this beautiful island.
1. Hon Thom (Thom Islet)
Hon Thom is also called with a very beautiful name as the deadly charming pearl of Phu Quoc. The reason it has such a name is that when coming there, you will be really fascinated by the stretching white sand beaches, coral reefs, slanting coconut trees, and the water so clear that you can see the fish swimming around.
In addition to the beautiful beach, there are many activities for you to participate in such as fishing, squid fishing, diving to see corals, catching urchins, participating in trekking, or buying pearls.
2. Bai Sao (Sao Beach)
As one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc, Bai Sao attracts many tourists to swim and relax. The beach is pristine, clean and clear blue sea water, fine sand stretching at the feet of visitors.
Bai Sao is one of the beaches considered beautiful, not inferior to the famous ones in the world. So when you come to Phu Quoc, you should definitely come here, walk on the sand dunes or immerse yourself in the clear blue water.
3. Vinpearl Land and Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc is known as the entertainment paradise of all ages with unique and large-scale activities, such as water music shows, an aquarium, an extremely large entertainment area, and a variety of exciting games.
Besides, Vinpearl Safari is the largest plant and animal care and conservation park in Vietnam. Visit this park is one of fun things to do in Phu Quoc. Coming there, you will admire rare animals, such as flamingos, giraffes, rhinos…
4. Ham Ninh fishing village
As an ancient rustic place, Ham Ninh fishing village will give you wonderful experiences with some ancient scenery of a fishing area. You will feel the peace that exudes even in the hustle and bustle of labor days.
The highlight in Ham Ninh fishing village is at sunset or when the dawn shines beautifully. You will catch the rhythm of lovely life that begins spreading a whole place.
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5. Ganh Dau Cape
Ganh Dau Cape is located in the North of the island in Ganh Dau commune, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang province. It is because of its typical geographical position that has created the name “Phu Quoc Cape” or “Phu Quoc headland”.
Different from the busy and crowded in the southern part of the island, the north of Phu Quoc is quite quiet, unspoiled and peaceful.
The green forest belonging Phu Quoc National Park, the tall trees and the gentle look of the locals will surely make you really attracted.
Also, Ganh Dau owns unique stone blocks with diverse shapes. When looking out into the further distance, you can see another island Ban, Kaoh Ses of Cambodia, and Ta Lon mountain.
6. Sim wine factory
Sim wine in Phu Quoc is a special and extremely famous wine in Vietnam. Sim in Vietnamese means Rose myrtle or Downy myrtle in English, which is usually a wild plant growing in the hard land in mountains.
The locals in Phu Quoc use rose myrtles to make wine with typical flavor. Many factories open for tourists to visit how to make the sim wine. The sim wine factories have become a favorite activity of many tourists when coming to Phu Quoc.
You will learn from the first stage when the ripe fruits of Sim are picked and washed. And, they are then smashed and poured into barrels for natural fermentation until the sim boxes have almost become a finished product.
The unique flavor of myrtle wine is created from the main stages made by hand, and the typical ingredients are the dark ripe rose-myrtle fruits that make up the famous brand of Sim wine on the island.
One famous Sim factory that you can visit there is Sim Wine Bay Gao Wine at 124 on Street April 30, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province.
7. Suoi Tranh Waterfall
Suoi Tranh Waterfall is made up of small streams flowing from Ham Ninh mountain, with a length of 15km.
Phu Quoc is famous as a destination with both jungle forest and amazing sea. Coming to Suoi Tranh you will feel its truth with cool and mossy forests, and murmuring sounds of flowing waterfall in the distant echo.
You can go to the source of the stream to organize camping, stream bathing, watching the waterfall, and taking beautiful photos.
To get to the Tranh stream, you go from the foot of the mountain to about 300m to the source. The calmness of the stream and purity of the forest will make you have a very different feeling compared to other tourist destinations.
8. Pepper gardens
Phu Quoc pepper is a spice considered a specialty of Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province with a more aromatic and peppery taste than that in other regions.
Currently, in Phu Quoc, there are about 715 pepper-growing households with a total area of up to 300 hectares, producing over 800 tons of pepper per year.
Visiting pepper gardens, you will see rows of smooth green peppers stretching endlessly. And if you come in the ripe pepper season, you will see beautiful clusters of red peppers.
Also, there you will be introduced to how to grow pepper, care for pepper, when and how to harvest as well as how to process products from the pepper.
9. Dinh Cau Cape
Dinh Cau Cape possesses very beautiful scenery. When looking out into the distance, you will the immense blue sea and lovely winding sands.
This place also has a very busy Duong Dong market, and right behind are undulating hills creating an eye-catching scene.
Typically, Dinh Cau night market is also a highlight, where you delight to buy gifts and enjoy extremely fresh seafood such as crabs, squid, starfish, crabs…
10. Long Beach
The name Bai Dai, meaning Long Beach, originates from the length of this area, 15km of coastline stretching from Ganh Dau Cape to Can Estuary.
Thanks to the perfect geographical position located in the northwest of the island, close to the primeval forest area, the climate here are always at a relatively cool temperature, not hot, combined with the wind from the sea. All make this place become an ideal destination for everyone in every tourist season.
Bai Dai was one of the nicest Phu Quoc beaches, and also honored to be ranked number one in the list of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the world in 2008.
Although the rapid development of tourism is accompanied by the increase of hotels and resorts, which partly affects the landscape, most areas of Bai Dai in particular and Phu Quoc in general still keep their inherent wildness.
11. Nail Island
Considered as the sleeping fairy, Nail Island (Hon Mong Tay in Vietnamese) attracts tourists by its deserted features but still strange charm.
Nail island is located in the north of Phu Quoc island, between Ba Lua and Hai Tac islands. Due to difficult traffic conditions, Mong Tay island is not inhabited by many people, so it almost keeps its original beauty and has never been affected by industry.
This island is gentle but still mysterious and interesting. Coming there, you will be able to leisurely walk on the white sandbanks and watch the clear sea and the long rows of coconut trees.
12. Fish sauce factory
Phu Quoc has plenty of famous fish sauce villages. If you feel enough with beaches, a fish-sauce factory is probably the place to change the wind for you.
You can find many fish-sauce factories in the two towns of Duong Dong and An Thoi. The fish sauce products have good quality and are exported to different countries.
When you visit a fish sauce factory in Phu Quoc, you will have the opportunity to witness the process of creating the finest drops of sauce that are famous in Vietnam as well as in the world.
13. Phu Quoc Jail
The historical site of Phu Quoc Jail (also called Coconut Tree Prison) is located in An Thoi town, Phu Quoc district.
Travel to this place, you will have the opportunity to see the scene of the restoration of terrible tortures. Then, you will feel the pain and sacrifices that the patriots of the nation had to endure in the past to have peace in Vietnam today.
This prison has appeared in many literary works with the historical biography of famous Vietnamese writer Chu Lai.
14. Khem Beach
Located about 25 km from the center of Duong Dong city, Khem Beach (Bai Khem) is in the southern part of Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam.
Khem Beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Phu Quoc Island in recent times.
This beach has a gentle arc-shaped shape, the white sand beach stays between the green trees of the forest and the jade color of the seawater as if engaging visitors.
Do not forget to travel to Khem Beach, you will relax in this area as one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc.
Phu Quoc Island becomes famous destinations in Vietnam for beach relaxation. Besides, you can spend your time at different places on the island at the suggested ones above.
What do you wait for? Range your time to fly to the Phu Quoc Airport directly to start your holidays there and explore plenty of charming tourist sites.