Endowed with surprising beauty, Phu Quoc is always an ideal destination of national and international visitors for many decades. The following are the tips for Phu Quoc travel suggested by foreign visitors.
Things to do in Phu Quoc
Sao Beach Phu Quoc
The foremost must-do activity when travelling in Phu Quoc is to visit Bai Sao beach in the Southern cape of the island. With over 7 km sandy shoreline of crescent shape, Bai Sao beach features a tranquil atmosphere and immensely fresh air. In early morning, tourists could walking along the beach and contemplate sunrise over it. In the afternoon, soaking in cool water or partaking in sport games such as scuba diving are all nice ideas. If interested, tourists could visit adjacent An Thoi island by boat. From An Thoi you can do Phu Quoc snorkeling tours or seawalker tours. This will be a great fun experience.
Duong Dong market
Duong Dong is situated right in the center of Duong Dong town and the largest market of Phu Quoc island district. If you have never gone to an old market, this is an ideal place to experience. The market opens from 4AM and sells a wide range of goods, especially raw seafood.
Dinh Cau is also well worth a visit when travelling to Phu Quoc. The shrine is located in a gorgeous natural setting made up by sea and rocks. The nearby restaurants serve distinctive Vietnamese iced coffee. Sipping a coffee and watching the sun disappear below the western half of horizon is such a comfortable leisure activity.
Despite of not being so crowded, Bach Dang night market has many interesting features for you if coming here. You can not only eat tons of delicious seafood but also shop many things like clothes and ornament.
How to get to Phu Quoc
By plane: the flight from Ho Chi Minh city to Phu Quoc takes only 1 hour.
By boats: there are 3 ports in the East connecting the island to Ha Tien at Vietnam-Cambodia border gate. Every day, there are 3 ferry trips passing up and down this area.
After the relaxation trip in Phu Quoc, if possible, you could continue your trip at Sihanoukville in Cambodia with USD 20 for bus ticket denaturing from Ha Tien.