Come and explore the most beautiful Phu Quoc fishing villages
Phu Quoc, one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam with a coastline stretching 130 km, is the place where you can enjoy yourself on a beach with white sand and blue water. Together with the line of coconut trees beside peaceful fishing villages, all of them create an amazing picture of Phu Quoc precious island. Let’s know more about the most beautiful famous fishing villages here.
Phu Quoc pearl island with charming wild beauty
Phu Quoc has 22 islands, both large and small size, of which the largest island has an area of 567 km² (56,700 hectares), 49 km long, the widest place (in the north of the island) 25 km and the narrowest place (in the south of the island) 3km. The highest position is 603m (God Mountain). Gentle natural terrain lines from north to south, crossing 99 hills and mountains. The water covering around the shallow island has a depth of less than 10 meter. However, the small island cluster of An Thoi port is separated from the southern tip of Phu Quoc Island by a strait with a depth of more than 60 meter.
Phu Quoc pearl island still remains pristine features and fresh atmosphere despite the rising number of visitors. Not only attracts tourists with Sao Beach, Bai Dai, Khem Beach, Ganh Dau cape, Dinh Cau, Tranh stream, Da Ban stream, Da Ngon stream …, this peaceful island also has Phu Quoc National Park, the ancient fishing village of Ham Ninh. There are factories producing specialty fish sauce, the pearl factory or the immense green pepper gardens … The Kien Giang coastal biosphere reserve area (including this island district) was recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2006.
Like a jade in the middle of the sea, Phu Quoc has all the criterias to become a resort paradise. All are dedicated to the swift transformation of this pearl island into a tourist paradise, special economic zone.
The most beautiful fishing villages of Phu Quoc, destinations not to be missed
Traveling to Phu Quoc, one of the places that you should not miss is the fishing village with wonderful views. This is a chance for you to immerse yourself in the daily life of the people here and discover the beauty not only from the scene but also from the local people.
Ham Ninh fishing Village
From the center of Duong Dong town, about 20 km to the northeast, right at the foot of Ham Ninh mountain in Ham Ninh commune is a fishing village with the same name. People still live under thatched roofs and go to the beach everyday to catch crabs, shrimp, pearls, sea cucumbers. This place has both mountains and sea.
Dawn is the best time of day, it is when the golden sunlight covers the beach and mountain. The sea is gently sloping, so you can go far away. Water waves sometimes flooded the edge of the forest and then retreated, exposing a vast sandy beach with many shells.
Standing on the long jetty, you can still see in the distance the silhouette of Pirate Island, Hon Nghe. Coming to this ancient fishing village, do not miss the boiled crab, whose meat is very sweet, along with many other seafood dishes.
Hon Thom Fishing Village
After 30 minutes travelling by boat from An Thoi port, you will arrive at Hon Thom Island to see firsthand the scenery of a coastal fishing village. The scene of people sitting leisurely weaving nets next to the temporary houses by the sea will give you a peaceful feeling.
The aquaculture floating houses have rare creatures such as turtles, abalone, cotton grouper, and sharks for you to have a watch. Besides, the wonderful natural beauty is clearly visible through the fine white sand, the coconut palms whispering in the wind together with the cool clear sea water. This is the most ideal coral viewing spot in An Thoi Island. In addition, you can go squid fishing with fishermen at night or try to conquer the rocky slopes outside the rapids as an unforgettable experience.
Rach Tram Fishing Village
The challenging journey will compensate you with the impressive landscape of Rach Tram River and Ham Rong beach. You can explore many interesting things while floating on a small wooden boat along the river. Opening up in front of the eyes, one side is white cajuput forest combined with palm trees, star trees, one side is a mangrove forest, with many red and green toad trees, red flowers in clusters, scattered in the water. Weaving upstream, the mangrove forest will gradually turn to the forest of thorns, bum, and guava …
You can walk to see the forest orchids, the crows beaks dangling from above. The unique natural beauty will make your visit to Rach Tram fishing village full of unforgettable memories.
Ganh Dau Fishing Village
Ganh Dau Cape is located in the North of Phu Quoc Island, known as the head of this pearl island. Seen from the sea, the shore stretches wide with the green forest spreads to the edge of rock while the water edge is connected to the vast sea. The landscape in Ganh Dau is peaceful with deep blue sea and fine yellow sand. At the end of Ganh Dau cape are attractive rocks of all magical shapes.
From the coast of Ganh Dau cape, you can see Ban and Thay Boi Islet, which are also popular tourist spots in Phu Quoc. Additionally, you can see Ta Lon mountain (Bokor plateau) of neighboring Cambodia.
This fishing village is relatively small and the life of local people is peaceful. The seafood here is especially cheap for you to enjoy together with the wonderful wild scenery.
Rach Vem fishing village
Located in the north of the island, about 20 km from the center of Duong Dong town, the Rach Vem fishing village has only 170 households doing fishing. The fishing village nestles in the middle of the vast nature, forming a colorful and lively picture. The blue color of the sea combines with the blue of the sky brings an extremely comfortable feeling.
You can stand on the raft house to feel yourself small in the middle of the vast sea, or stand on the bridge to watch the starfish under the clear water. Rach Vem fishing village is the most peaceful place in Phu Quoc, which definitely gives you moments of gentle relaxation.
Cua Can Fishing Village
Cua Can fishing village is located in the north of this island and about 14 km from Duong Dong town, a few kilometers from Ong Lang beach. This fishing village is quite small, peacefully located next to the deserted blue beach, providing a quiet space for you to relax with cool water.
Walking along the Cua Can River, you can see the daily life of the riverside residents or the ships returning with fish and shrimp. Cua Can River, which crosses the primary forest of Phu Quoc, is also a place for you to explore or try out with an interesting kayaking game.
Indeed, Phu Quoc deserves the name ‘Pearl Island’ because it is filled up with many attractive places, from majestic nature to rustic tranquility. If you have not been to Phu Quoc before, you should come there and experience the simple life of fishermen in the fishing villages of Phu Quoc!