Top 5 beautiful scenes in Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc is considered as the Jade Island in the tourism industry of Vietnam. So what makes Phu Quoc more special than other places? Let’s follow Focus Asia Travel, to explore 5 beautiful scenes that you must visit when traveling to Phu Quoc!
1. Ham Ninh Fishing Village
Ham Ninh Fishing Village is one of the oldest fishing villages in Vietnam. This village is famous for wonderful beaches and delicious culinary. Though Phu Quoc tourism is developing rapidly, the village remains its rustic and untouched beauty. From the center of Duong Dong Town, less than 20km to the northeast, you will come to Ham Ninh Commune which is famous for Ham Ninh Fishing Village, Bai Vong Port, and beautiful and peaceful beaches. In the past, fishermen came here and founded this fishing village. Ham Ninh is a quiet and safe berth for boats when fishing in Duong Dong sea area. Boats from the mainland often dock here to transport goods and deliver seafood. Ham Ninh sea area is still shallow. When low tides, they make vast sandy beaches running to the headlines, while high tides, floods come to the edge of the forest. The first impression when coming here is admiring Ham Ninh Mountain of about 300m. Stone by stone creates a harmonic scene between majestic mountains and vast blue sky and sea of Phu Quoc.
2. An Thoi archipelago
An Thoi archipelago is located approximately 30 minutes from An Thoi town including 15 small islands and islets floating on the sea surface of Thailand Gulf. There are many beautiful beaches on the islands that are very suitable for sea lovers. From the mainland of Rach Gia, you can catch a boat in the ferry port to visit An Thoi islands.
Tourists will easily be overwhelmed by the mysterious charm of An Thoi – the beautiful islands of Phu Quoc island district. It consists of 15 small islands but only 5 islands of An Thoi that have residents. Therefore, nature here is very intact and still retains the pristine wilderness because it is not affected much by people or tourism development activities.
An Thoi town is located on the south-east coast of Phu Quoc, this is the second largest town in Phu Quoc island district after Duong Dong town. This destination is very famous for divers because of its numerous gorgeous coral reefs and mesmerizing tropical fish. Tourists coming here are eager to go fishing and boating.
In the past, An Thoi used to be a hell on earth where many people were caged and tortured in Coconut Tree prison. This prison was built by the French when they successfully invaded the Indochina peninsula. Then it continuously was used for the political criminals during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam war is over for years and now An Thoi has changed a lot. This destination is great for swimming and scuba diving. While diving, you can see bamboo sharks, angelfish, scorpionfish, and specimens of octopus wandering and dancing in the clear sea. This is also home to the rare mysterious dugong which is a large marine mammal.
To the An Thoi archipelago, you can:
- Snorkeling or diving by mask (snorkeling) or scuba diving
- Incarnating into Robinson on a desert island
- Fishing: fishes in An Thoi are easily caught
3. Bai Sao
Bai Sao beach is one of the most beautiful tropical sandy beaches in Phu Quoc that is very famous for swimming, sunbathing and doing other activities as well. The beach attracts a lot of tourists due to its wonderful natural scenery, crystal clear waters, and white sand shores. It is truly a must-visit place for tourists when coming to Phu Quoc island.
When you come to this beach, you can participate in many highly experienced activities such as water motorcycling, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, coral diving, etc. Walking on the beach, lying back, sun drying on the couch, enjoying the cool breeze is enough to make us feel comfortable and relaxed. In addition, you can also enjoy the famous specialties such as herring salad, grilled nhum porridge, Ham Ninh crab porridge, …
4. Bai Truong
This is one of the most beautiful and attractive beaches of Phu Quoc island district with a gentle strip of golden sand. The sea water here is clear and blue, clearly seeing the colors of each seaweed. It is the pristine beauty, the charm and the convenient location that make Truong beach famous.
Bai Truong is located in the southwestern part of Phu Quoc Island, so this is also one of the beautiful beach where you can watch the sunset and snorkel on the sea, this is also one of the most wonderful experiences of the sea tour.
See also: Phu Quoc Island – The Southern Pearl of the Homeland
5.Garden of Khu Tuong
On the way from Duong Dong to Ganh Dau, you can see hundreds of large and small green pepper gardens on both sides of the road. When entering Khu Tuong pepper garden, you will be impressed by the red color of the ripe peppercorns. Ripe pepper is stored in large baskets, then poured out in the sun to dry.
Here you will experience many activities. You will see firsthand how the people plant and take care of the pepper plants. Tourists can take pictures and explore the local life of pepper growers. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the local people’s methods of growing pepper to create a special pepper. You can choose to buy specialty pepper right at the garden.
Here are some of the main types of pepper. Pepper is the premium pepper line with the most expensive price. This pepper is very spicy and fragrant. And black pepper is the kind of pepper we use every day. Sweet pepper is a very special specialty of Phu Quoc. This type of pepper will be able to make your inventory more delicious.
Through this article you know more about 5 most beautiful places in Phu Quoc. So are you ready to go to these places to experience in person? Check out Focus Asia Travel’s tour packages and promotional combos to Phu Quoc and book now!