Phu Quoc is a beautiful archipelago located in the Gulf of Thailand, Kien Giang province. In the southern sea of the country, it the largest island of Vietnam is also the largest island in a population of 22 islands here. Clear sea, peaceful streams, unique seafood, wide ranges of luxury and beautiful hotels and resorts are the great advantages of Phu Quoc tourism.
If you’re still wondering about what are worth doing in this place or confused because of fragmented information, this is what you need.
1. Visit Sao Beach – One Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In Phu Quoc
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Bai Sao is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc. This place has a 7 kilometer long sandy beach with a curved shape like a moon. In high season, Bai Sao are always full of travelers, so if you want to go bathing Sao beach, you should go early to rent a hammock. This is a tourist destination where couples or families who love private space and quietness come to relax. You should take a taxi to the beach in order not to get lost and waste too much time.
2. Go Fishing Around Phu Quoc
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Fishing on the sea is a new interesting form of tourism in Phu Quoc island of Kien Giang province. The best time for visitors to go fishing on the island is from November to April. It is such a unique experience looking for a fisherman and a boat for a few hours or a day of going fishing. He will guide you to the most suitable place to go fishing, and then you can have a good time relaxing
Here are some spots in Phu Quoc you can fish:
- Duong Dong river
- Cua Can bridge
- Ganh Dau island
- An Thoi Port
- Ham Ninh pier
3. Try Scuba Diving
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This kind of water sports is becoming more and more popular in Phu Quoc Island. Visitors, especially international ones, often come to Phu Quoc to visit the beach and play some of their favorite water activities, including scuba diving. The reason is very simple people will be able to explore beautiful and clear waters, untouched coral reefs, along with cheap prices and attentive, friendly dive operators here.
In order to dive in Phu Quoc, it is no need for you to be an expert swimmer or have any previous experience about underwater life, just simply take a plunge today and enjoy it.
4. Take A Trip To Phu Quoc National Park
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Phu Quoc National Park is located on the northeast of Phu Quoc Island and is part of the 3 communes Bai Thom, Cua Duong and Ham Ninh, Kien Giang Province. This National Park attract many tourists thanks to the natural beauty and pristine beaches. Also, going to Phu Quoc National Park, you will have the opportunity to discover and conquer Chua mountain with the height of 565 meters, which is considered as the roof of Phu Quoc, on the mountain Ham Ninh. Standing on top of the mountain, you can admire the vastness of the National Park.
5. Visit And Learn About Phu Quoc Prison
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But perhaps the most visited and most visited area is the Phu Quoc Prison, where the colonial soldiers are brutally imprisoned in the past. This prison is also known as “Coconut prison”, located in An Thoi town. The monument is located on the ground of the former prison, where thousands of revolutionary soldiers are imprisoned, and conducted the most barbaric torture in the history of the resistance against French colonialism and American imperialism. In that way, it can be seen that the communist soldiers were brave and fought hard for the independence of their country.
Coming this prison, listening to and observing the images, the artifacts re-imagined the horror scenes that prisoners had experienced, visitors can feel the most clearly the courage, resilience, heroic sacrifices of revolutionary soldiers in the arduous struggle to regain national independence. This is also a place where tourists can see the barbarism and cruelty of the colonial colonial colonial wars.
6. Explore Phu Quoc Night Market
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This is a perfect place for you to enjoy local cuisine and seafood in Phu Quoc. The night market stretches along the river and lasts from 7pm to 11pm. Visitors can walk around the market and shopping as well as enjoy the cuisine in Phu Quoc. Visitors can also buy unique handmade jewelry and souvenirs made from starfishes, pearls, shells for family, friends and relatives. bustling Phu Quoc night market with sparkling lights, peaceful, fresh air as well as the hospitability of the people of the island make visitors not want to leave and never forget this island.
7. Visit A Pearl Farm
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Phu Quoc is a famous place with many rare specialties from the sea, of which the most prominent is the pearl. Nature offers Phu Quoc Island the calm sea waves, the ideal salinity for raising pearls. Over the past 10 years, thanks to the application of advanced cultivation techniques from countries such as Australia, Japan … combined with the appropriate natural conditions, pearl oyster farming in Phu Quoc has really developed and grown. . Phu Quoc pearls are among the most beautiful pearls in the world.
8. Relax In Thom Beach
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Hon Thom is the largest island in the system of small islands in the An Thoi beach, the pearl of Phu Quoc island. Hon Thom attracts visitors by the rare beauty of green coconut palms and white sandy beaches with clear blue water. It is also an ideal spot for sea breezes and enjoys the most relaxing moments of fishing, scuba diving and exploring the mysterious wilderness of the southern Phu Quoc island.
9. Phu Quoc Safari Park
Opened since the end of 2015, Phu Quoc Safari Park is the place to go for those who are looking for fun things to do in Phu Quoc. It has 2 separate areas called Open Zoo and Wildlife Park.
The park is one of the most impressive safari versions in Vietnam with almost 3.000 individuals, 1.200 fauna species and 150 rare animal species from all over the world. You will have a chance to witness some animals like Asian Elephants, Freshwater Crocodile, Bengal Tigers, and Green Iguana, etc.
To go into the deep forest, you will travel on specialized transports. Here, you can see endangered and rare species and experience the feeling of being in the cage and surrounded by roaming animals. Scared but fun, isn’t it? In addition, there are daily interesting activities in the safari park like feeding animals, enjoying animal performances, and photographing nature.
10. Snorkeling in Phu Quoc
Comprising many small islands creating a vibrant ecosystem, Phu Quoc offers the best places for snorkeling in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. The best time for snorkeling in Phu Quoc Island is generally from November to April when the sun is out and the sea is calm.
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