Attractions In Phu Quoc Island - Place To Visit In Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc island in Kien Giang province is Vietnam’s largest island. It is blessed with beautiful scenery and rich natural resources. The Pearl Island enchants visitors with beautiful beaches, amazing springs, primeval forests, and immense pepper gardens.

Phu Quoc beach

With 150 kilometers of coastline, there are countless number of beaches for which you can discover. Phu Quoc is probably most famous for its pristine beaches with white sands, calm sea, warm water, bright sunny paradise and other mysteries of nature. You may wonder which one is your favorite destination? Below are some for you to choose from:

Bai Truong beach:

Bai Truong beach stretch 20km long south from the Duong Dong river. Here, the white sand stretches, the blue sea as jade stretches to the horizon in the golden sunshine, that beach is an ideal destination for tourist wanting peace in soul

Star beach:

Star beach is seen as the most beautiful beach in Phu Quoc island with spotlessly white and smooth as cream sand. Bai Sao is particularly beautiful in the early morning when the tide is low. Tourists can walk on the beach while watching the sunrise, listening to the sounds of the waves, and enjoy cool, fresh air. Sitting under green coconut trees, visitors can have fresh seafood and cool drinks while enjoying the golden sun and cool breeze.Visitors can also enjoy activities such as water skiing, jet skiing and kayaking.

Thom beach:

Thom beach is located on the far north east of Phu Quoc approximately 35kms from Duong Dong town, This beach is very calm. The road from Duong Dong Town to Thom Beach is well paved and it is probably the most enjoyable motorbike road trip in all of Phu Quoc Island. There are a few activities that you can do at Thom Beach.  You can rent a boat and cruise along the shoreline, fish off the boat, and also visit Mot Island.  If you catch a fish (or squid) you can have one of the restaurants cook them for you for a small fee. You can also snorkel in the waters off Thom Beach as there are a few hard corals in the area.

Vung Bau Beach:

Vung Bau beach is part of Phu Quoc's 40 km of sandy beaches. It is quite beautiful, the sea is very green in both rainy season and dry season, especially from this beach you can see the eye of the Nail Island. Come here you have chance to take part in some activities such as fishing, snorkeling, coral reef night fishing

Suoi Tranh Water Fall

Suoi Tranh is about 15km long from the small slits on Ham Ninh mountain, wading under the forest canopy, mossy rocks to create the overall picture beautiful nature in Phu Quoc and become one of top destination in Phu Quoc

Ham ninh fishing village

Ham Ninh Fishing Village is one of the oldest fishing village in Vietnam. It is an ideal locale for foreign visitors looking to experience the daily life of local fishermen as well as authentic regional dishes at affordable prices. Come to Ham Ninh Fishing Village in Phu Quoc island tour, visitors not only be immersed in a peaceful, peaceful, charming and exotic space, to see first-hand the natural beauty of nature, explore the cultural life of fishermen, but also have the same people go out to sea, catching near the shore, learn about the lives of people here. Visiting Ham Ninh early in the morning or on the moon to enjoy the beauty of this sea. Here you will enjoy the moonlight floating on the sea.

Phu Quoc prison

Phu Quoc prison in Cay Dua village, Kien Giang province, was built by French colonialists to imprison Vietnamese patriots. The prison is evidence of colonialism, imperialism, and also of the staunch spirit of Vietnamese revolutionary soldiers. Whilst not for everyone, the prison is a way for tourists to learn more about Vietnam’s history and a reminder of the brutalities of war. The prison is open between 7.30 am to 11 am and 1.30 pm to 5 pm daily

Dinh Cau Rock

Dinh Cau Rock is located at the mouth of the Duong Dong River. It is considered the symbol of Phu Quoc where sand, sea, sun, and stone blend in perfect harmony. Dinh Cau Rock is not only an odd-shaped scenic beauty but also a quaint sacred holy place. It is a combination of Buddhist temple and lighthouse that was built in 1937 as a dedication to Thien Hau (the Goddess of the sea) who provides protection for the fisherman and vessels that head out to the open waters. Dinh Cậu is one of the most visited and most photographed attractions of Phu Quoc Island.

Phu quoc national park

Phu Quoc national park is one of the most attraction destination. It is home to more than 530 plant species, 50 species of animals, 365 bird species including the great number of rare species listed in Vietnam Red Book. In particular, scientists have recently discovered 2 species of rare animals, namely wolves and white monkey

Visiting Phu Quoc National Park, tourists will experience a rich appealing ecosystem. Tourists will have a chance to take part in a 4 –hour tour to conquer and discover the peak of Mount Chua at about 600m, which is considered to be the roof of Phu Quoc, on Ham Ninh sandstone chain of mountains

Additionally, Phu Quoc National Park is adorned by the white and full of purity of famous streams streaming from Ham Ninh mountain: Suoi Tranh, Suoi Da Ban, Suoi Da Ngon… The most impressive and attractive stream for tourists is probably the beautiful natural scenery of Suoi Da Ngon stream with 7-floor high waterfall flowed throughout days and nights.

Thanks to it diverse flora and fauna of the National Park, the sparkling romantic ocean scenery and peaceful natural landscapes has brought National Park to become one of the most impressive tourist attractions in Phu Quoc.

Duong Dong market

Duong Dong Market is Phu Quoc Island’s busiest and largest outdoor market, where travellers can experience the local lifestyle and purchase a wide range of fresh produce during their holiday. Set along Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong Market features a wet zone that’s set close to Duong Dong Port, where you can see throngs of fishing boats drop off freshly-caught seafood such as eel, squid, mackerel, barracuda, and shellfish, to be sold by local vendors. You also have a chance to enjoy the folk indigenous dishes of the locals in the island district such as fried noodles, fried rice porridge, noodle soup... This will definitely be one of the unforgettable experiences in the journey of exploring Phu Quoc travel to tourists.

Cao dai temple

Cao Dai Temple is an interesting religious site on Phu Quoc Island. Founded in 1919, Cao Daism is a monotheistic religion which combines Hinduism, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, and Islam. Cao Dai Temple has two outlets in Duong Dong Town, with the main (and newest) shrine located along Nguyen Trai Street

Cao Dai Temple easily stands out from other temples on Phu Quoc Island thanks to its technicoloured exterior and religious symbols such as Buddhist swastikas, Christian crosses, and Islamic crescent moons. The temple is open to the public, with worshipping ceremonies held between 06:00 and 12:00 every day

Phu Quoc fish sauce factories

Phu Quoc fish sauce factories hey are distributed in Duong Dong town and An Thoi town along the river. They are one of many tourist destinations in Phu Quoc. Local people began making fish sauce 200 years ago and the local fish sauce has become famous around Vietnam and overseas.

Visiting fish sauce factories, you will hear a story about the fish sauce production process and have a look at a storage containing large vats from which the sauce flow into smaller one and then plastic containers to the bottling process. Salt and anchovies are the main materials in its production. Each factory has its own secret for making delicious fish sauce. Some factories open a shop to sell their products and you can buy the best quality at their showrooms and shops

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