Coming to Phu Quoc, do not forget to visit these destinations as they are one of the most popular destinations in the Pearl Island of Vietnam. It is recommended that you experience them at least once. Also, do not forget to bring cameras because this is most beautiful and photogenic destinations in all Asia.
1. Da Ban Stream
Located in the northeast of Phu Quoc island, about 10 km from Duong Dong town, this place has strong, nature, and wild beauty.
The road to Da Ban Stream is not easy. It is also the main thing that is attractive to young people, especially those who are interested in exploring. Follow Nguyen Trung Truc asphalt road about 3 km, cross the red land 4 km, from the main road, you have to walk a long road in order to reach Da Ban Stream. When visiting Da Ban Stream, you also need to note the following things:
- Be prepared to bring food, because no one here sells food.
- The tents should be prepared for camping, resting, because the air here is extremely cool.
- Do not carry too much because you have to walk for about 20 minutes. This will help you lose more strength.
- It is important to bring a bathing suit because the most special thing here is the cool stream!
2. Bai Dai (Long Beach)
Unlike Khem beach in the south of Phu Quoc island is known, Long beach “quiet” and less attention.
Although the beach is less known to the wild but in return, this is a beautiful beach as a film. The coast is long and sandy, the natural yellow sunshine is not too harsh, the sea is blue. Compared to other famous beaches of Vietnam such as My Khe – Da Nang Beach or An Bang Beach – Hoi An Beach, Long Beach of Phu Quoc has the advantage of wild nature is not affected much by a human. It is the attraction that attracts tourists both local and foreign.
3. Bai Sao (Sao Beach)
To explain more about the name Bai Sao, because in the past there were thousands of starfish moving to shore when the night falls so people called the place Bai Sao.
Perhaps Bai Sao in Phu Quoc is a paradise for couples in love and newlyweds want to enjoy only traveling with only two people or make impressive sets of the photo. This is the most beautiful beach in Phu Quoc with the white sand beach is limited by the rocky capes protruding the sea with smooth waves. It is very beautiful when captured in photos.
4. Ham Ninh fishing village
Visit Ham Ninh fishing village in the early morning or in the new moon season to see the beauty of this sea. The most desirable scene here is the moonlight floating on the sea.
There will be no hotel, no resort, you can literally experience the rustic life: staying at the villages, participating in fishing with the local people, walking on the wide sand, and many other wonderful experiences.
Not as lavish as the beach in Nha Trang, not as splendid as the beach in Hoi An, these beaches in Phu Quoc is right in the middle of nature, with a simple beautiful nature, and is not affected by the hand of the human. Perhaps that is why this place evokes much interest to tourists both local and foreign.
5. Phu Quoc pepper garden
Location: about 15km north of Duong Dong town.
Famous for the “Kingdom of pepper”, by the pungent thick pepper, pepper here has a very different taste than other peppers. It is considered one of the local specialties and is chosen as a gift for many visitors when coming here.
Visiting this place, everyone is amazed when watching the bunch of red peppers clinging to the tree branches. After being picked up and after sun drying, the pepper turn to the dark black color and spicy aromas of pepper.
Phu Quoc’s additional information
Phú Quốc, known as Koh Tral in Khmer, is the largest island in Vietnam. Phú Quốc and nearby islands, along with distant Thổ Chu Islands, is part of Kiên Giang Province as Phú Quốc District, the island has a total area of 574 square kilometers (222 sq mi) and a permanent population of approximately 103,000. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, the district of Phú Quốc includes the island proper and 21 smaller islets. Dương Đông town is located on the west coast and is also the administrative and largest town on the island. The other township is An Thoi in the southern tip of the island. The economy is centered on fishing, agriculture and a fast-growing tourism sector. With tourist boom in decades, Phu Quoc has achieved fast economic growth. Many infrastructure projects have been carried out including some five-star hotels and resorts. Phu Quoc International Airport is the hub connecting Phú Quốc with mainland Vietnam and other international destinations.
Hope you enjoy your stay in Phu Quoc!
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