DESTINATIONS IN pHU qUOC iSLAND

1. Overview of Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc, known as Vietnam’s “Pearl Island”, is Vietnam’s largest island located in the Gulf of Thailand. This place possesses beautiful pristine beaches with fine white sand, emerald green sea water and colorful coral reefs.
Coming here, visitors not only enjoy pristine nature but also have the opportunity to participate in many exciting recreational activities such as scuba diving, fishing, hiking, enjoying seafood, and many other interesting activities
  • Province: Kien Giang Province
  • Area: 574 square km
  • Population: 177,560 people (2022)
  • Region: South of Vietnam
  • Weather: Dry Season (Nov – Apr)/ Rain (May – Oct)
  • Destinations: Sao Beach, May Rut Trong Island, Thom Island, Hon Thom Cable Car, Safari, VinWonders, Phu Quoc Prison, National Park, etc.

2. Destinations in Phu Quoc Island

  • Paradise Beaches

With a length of more than 50km, Phu Quoc possesses many beautiful beaches stretching from North to South. The beaches here all possess wild beauty, long stretches of fine white sand, and an extremely diverse ecosystem. This place is considered a resort paradise for those who love island travel
 
Some of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc: Sao Beach, Long Beach, Khem Beach, Ganh Dau Beach, Rach Vem Beach, etc.
 
Phu Quoc Island - Pearl Island of Vietnam

Tropical Paradise Beaches

  • Tropical Islands

Phu Quoc archipelago owns 22 large and small islands surrounding the pearl island of Phu Quoc, each island has its own unique beauty. Visitors can choose to explore these islands by speedboat, canoe, cable car, etc. In particular, the Hon Thom cable car connecting from the main island to Hon Thom is known as the longest sea-crossing cable car in the world.
 
Canoe tour in Phu Quoc Island

Canoe

Hon Thom Cable Car in Phu Quoc Island

Hon Thom Cable Car

  • Recreation areas

This island not only possesses pristine beaches but also has an extremely rich and diverse system of entertainment areas. These places offer visitors new and exciting experiences, suitable for all ages and interests.
 
Some famous recreation complexes: VinWonders, Sun World Hon Thom, Vin Pearl Safari, Grand World, etc.
 

Safari World

VinWonders Phu Quoc

VinWonders

  • Kiss Bridge

Kiss Bridge is a unique architectural work located at Sun Premier Village Kem Beach Resort, Phu Quoc. The bridge was designed by talented architect Marco Casamonti, inspired by Michelangelo’s painting “God created Adam” and the love story Nguu Lang, Chuc Nu.

The Kiss Bridge has a total length of 800m, including two curved bridge branches reaching out to the sea, symbolizing two people looking towards each other. A special feature is that the two bridge branches do not touch each other but are 30cm apart, creating the image of a romantic kiss between the sea and the sky.

The south of Phu Quoc Island

Kiss Bridge

  • Historical Sites

Besides its natural beauty, Phu Quoc is also famous as an island containing many historical values during the struggle of the Vietnamese people, giving visitors unique and emotional experiences. Among them, Phu Quoc Prison is known as a special national monument, a place marking the glorious victories and indomitable spirit of our army and people during the national defense resistance war.
 
Phu Quoc Prison - one of the most famous historical relic in Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Prison

  • Phu Quoc National Park

Phu Quoc National Park is located in the north of the island, is a large nature reserve with an area of more than 31,422 hectares. This place attracts tourists because of its wild and majestic beauty, along with a rich flora and fauna system. The most popular activity here is Hiking through the forest to explore the primeval forest
 
Phu Quoc National Park

National Park

3. Best time to visit Phu Quoc Island

The climate of this island is divided into two distinct seasons: The dry season starts from November to April and the rainy season lasts from May to October, in which:

  • Dry season (November – April): Warm sunshine, little rain, suitable for sightseeing, swimming, and outdoor activities. Average temperature ranges from 27 – 28 degrees Celsius (some times can reach 35 degrees Celsius)
  • Rainy season (May – October): Heavy rain, concentrated in the evening, may affect some tourist activities. The average temperature is from 25 – 27 degrees Celsius, cooler than the dry season