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Your Guide To Visiting Phu Quoc In 2022

Paradise hunters looking for new beach destinations will find delight in Phu Quoc, the largest of Vietnam’s islands. This tropical paradise sitting in the Gulf of Thailand far south of Vietnam is part of the 105 UNESCO Biosphere Reserve areas. Abundant with natural resources, lush plantations, and impossibly turquoise waters, Phu Quoc is the next eco-tourism destination to be in Vietnam.

 

Best Time to Visit

Come to Phu Quoc in April, if you’re here for a summer escape. But the best time to visit Phu Quoc would be from the months of October to March, during the dry season. It’s less rainy, the waves are smooth, and the weather is generally more favorable for island-hopping tourists.

 

How to get there

By plane

Several airlines fly directly from Hanoi to Phu Quoc. Travel time takes about two hours.

By plane and bus

From Ho Chi Minh, take the bus going to Rach Gia or Ha Tien. The estimated travel time is at least six to seven hours. From there, you can ride a ferry bound for Phu Quoc. Travel time going to Phu Quoc is about less than three hours. 

 

Where to Stay

From beachside hotels to homely hostels, you’ll find them in Phu Quoc. Here are some of the best choices for your getaway on the island. 

Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc


via Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc’s Facebook

Treat yourself to a lavish escape with a five-star hotel like Mövenpick. Here, you can indulge in tropical luxury with their spectacular sunsets by the Aura Beach Club, family-friendly amenities, and rooms overlooking views of the ocean. It’s like a paradise, jungle, and a modern city rolled into one. 

Address: Ong Lang Hamlet, Village, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang 920000, Vietnam

Website: https://www.movenpick.com/en/asia/vietnam/phu-quoc/resort-waverly-phu-quoc.html 

 

 

The May Beach Hotel

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You’ll find comfort and convenience at The May Beach Hotel in Phu Quoc, where you get a view of the magnificent Sao Beach. The May Beach offers well-appointed rooms with the standard hotel amenities. They also have water activities, in-house BBQ facilities, a bar and nightclub, and a lounge all for every guest’s convenience.

Address:Đường Trần Hưng Đạo, Ấp Cửa Lấp, Xã Dương Tơ, Cua Lap, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, 92509

Facebook: https://facebook.com/themaybeachhotel 

 

 

 

Lotus Home Resort

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Book a unique accommodation at Lotus Home Resort where you get water villas standing above shallow seas instead of a hotel room! The villas all offer a panoramic view of the verdant trees and the vast sea that you can view from your own room’s floor-to-ceiling windows.

Address: Lotus Home, tổ 5 ấp, Cây Sao, Phú Quốc, Kiên Giang 920000, Vietnam

Facebook: https://facebook.com/lotushomephuquoc/ 

 

 

Where to Eat

Have the best dining experience in Vietnam with their wide array of food selections from seafood to vegetarian fare. Here are some recommended restaurants for traveling foodies!

 

 

Crab House

via Crab House Phu Quoc’s Facebook

Consistently on top of the list of most recommended restaurants to try in Phu Quoc, Crab House offers the best-tasting enormous crabs on the island. The way to order here is to first pick a seafood combo, then choose a flavor, and lastly, pick your preferred spice level. Pair these with ice-cold beer for the perfect island food experience. 

Address: 26 Nguyen Trai, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island 920000, Vietnam

Facebook: https://facebook.com/crabhousephuquoc/ 

 

 

Bun Quay Kien Xay

via Bun Qay Kien Xay

You’ll find Kien Xay along Bach Dang Street in Duong Dong Town. This local favorite is known for serving Bun Quay, a kind of stirred noodles made flavorful with special sauces. Many locals recommend this restaurant–something you should definitely try if you’re craving hot noodles. 

Address: No.28 Bach Dang St., Duong Dong, Phu Quoc

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bunquaykienxay 

 

 

Phu Quoc Night Market

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You can never go wrong with a trip to Phu Quoc Night Market, where all sorts of cheap and delicious eats are found. From seafood, salads, and street food, to coffee, your cravings are surely satisfied in this foodie haven. The night market opens at 6 pm, so come by for dinner or midnight snacking.

Address: Along Bach Dang Street

 

 

What to Do

In Phu Quoc, you’ll never run out of experiences to try. Explore the islands underwater or via a cable car and enjoy all of its glorious vistas wherever you go.

Island-hopping 

It’s not called a tropical paradise for no reason–when in Phu Quoc, you’ve got to go island-hopping! Explore nearby islands as you go snorkeling in Gam Ghi, chilling at An Thoi, or taking photos at Mong Tay.

 

 

 

Cable Car Ride

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Enjoy the view from above via a breathtaking cable car ride! Cable car tours are available on the island where you get a bird’s eye view of the An Thoi Harbour and Hon Thom Island. Each car can carry up to 30 people to see the spectacular views of Phu Quoc’s finest. 

 

 

Day Tours

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Join a day tour to see Phu Quoc’s outskirts and must-visit destinations on land. See pearl farm, the Ho Quoc Pagoda, the Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park, and more of Phu Quoc past its spectacular beaches. 

 

 

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