Phu Quoc in Vietnam is a tranquil tropical paradise, floating peacefully in the warm turquoise waters of the Gulf of Thailand, literally brimming with unforgettable chill out spots.
There are countless stunning beaches on the Island, offering lots of privacy, miles of pristine sand and romantic hidden places to enjoy on your next holiday break.
When you first arrive on Phu Quoc, you get the very real impression that tourism is new to the area because their variety of resorts and hotels looking brand new, lining the seemingly untouched beaches. In actuality, the Island is like the world’s best kept secret, however more and more tourists visit every year. Even so, there are still a vast amount of private chill out spots all over the island, with more just waiting to be discovered.
There are so many fun things to do in Phu Quoc, with each day being more exciting then the last. In the morning, you can start your day by mingling with the friendly locals at the local market followed by lounging on a beautiful, remote beach, the perfect place to relax. Then, after a lovely day, indulge yourself with a scrumptious dinner and cocktails at one of many restaurants on the island. Even the accommodations on Phu Quoc are remarkable, creating the perfect island getaway.
Most of Phu Quoc Island is dedicated to National Park preserves as well as protected marine environment, creating a unique experience, with lots of thrilling things to do and sights to see to keep you busy all day. The snorkeling and diving is spectacular here and you can also rent a boat, go jet skiing, trek through the national parks, motor bike on one of Phu Quoc’s red dirt roads (a popular past time here). If you’re looking for a place to relax, simply find a remote beach, lay back, read a book or take in the breathtaking, scenic views.
Some of the best sights on the island are its many waterfalls like the Suoi Da Ban or Suoi Tranh as well as a the variety of plantations that are fun to checkout.
If you love to shop, Phu Quoc Island provides a number of fascinating shopping possibilities like the vibrant local markets, pearl shops and some of the higher end shops in the resorts where you can buy local arts and crafts, beautiful pearl necklaces as well as everything you could possibly need for a day on the beach.
Phu Quoc is just a short, 50 minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City.