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  • Phu Quoc Island

    Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc Island is 62 nautical miles south-west of Rach Gia, at the southern tip of Vietnam. Approximately the size of Singapore, much of the island is National Park and many of the island’s famous 99 hills are covered in thick vegetation, creating a safe habitat for the indigenous wildlife.

    Phu Quoc is in fact ‘disputed territory’ with Cambodia also claiming a historical right to sovereignty; quite understandable when you consider that it lies just 5 miles off the coast of Kep in Cambodia. Aside from tourism, the main local industries are fish sauce and pepper production.

    The main draw is undoubtedly sand, with almost non-stop beach running around the island. Despite a recent surge in development the island is still relatively undeveloped, ensuring there is plenty of space for everyone (although the planned international airport will undoubtedly have an impact on this).

    Having been fortunate enough to be visiting the island since the late 90’s, we love it for it’s incredible seafood, laid back vibe and quiet beaches – you can drive for miles at a time without passing anything but the odd fishing village. The island is now coming of age with a handful of world class resorts, whilst local operators have also installed the necessary infrastructure to allow access to some of the island’s natural highlights such as nearby snorkelling hotspots and the Cua Can River.

    The island enjoys a sub-equatorial climate with two seasons; rainy (late-July to late October) and the dry season (November to July). Whilst visits to Phu Quoc can be made all-year round, the best time is dry season (although outside of October the chances of sunny days remain high).

    Pepper & Pearls
    Phu Quoc is famous both for its black pepper and for the quality of its pearls. Visit one of the island’s many scenic pepper plantations and sample peppercorns at all stages of growth, and then visit a local pearl farm to learn more about pearl farming and purchase pearl jewellery.

    The Wild Northwest
    The northwest of the island offers quiet coves, charming fishing villages, rainforest treks and views of the Cambodian coastline. Tour the area by private car or for real adventure, go by motorbike.

    Bai Sao Beach
    Rated by many as the best beach in Vietnam, Bai Sao boasts turquoise waters, white sand, palm trees and fresh seafood. It’s inaccessibility – it’s located on the island’s east coast down a narrow dirt track – and a lack of beachfront resorts means it attracts relatively few visitors.

    Duong Dong Town
    The island’s capital is a fascinating place to spend a few hours. Photograph the colourful fishing boats in the harbour; dive into the chaotic wet market and shop for local pepper, seafood and fish sauce; visit the night market; and eat at one of the town’s many excellent and inexpensive seafood restaurants.

    Fishing
    The waters off Phu Quoc are rich in squid and various fish species. Charter a private boat and hop between the small offshore islands, fishing as you go, and cook your catch on the onboard barbecue.

    4 Day Golf Course in Phu Quoc Island

    4 Day Golf Course in Phu Quoc Island

    3
    Days
    Phu Quoc Island
    Experience the short golfing course in Phu Quoc Island at the Phu Quoc Golf Resort, added with the sightseeing at one of the Vietnam's heavenly...
    Beach Break in Phu Quoc Island (4D)

    Beach Break in Phu Quoc Island (4D)

    4
    Days
    Phu Quoc Island
    Phu Quoc’s palm- fringed, white sand beach and warm waters are the perfect setting for culminating that perfect beach break Vietnam tour. If you crave a little more activity endurance then in addition to featuring its spectacular beach, this charming island is home to...
    Sun & Sea in South Vietnam (6D)

    Sun & Sea in South Vietnam (6D)

    6
    Days
    Phu Quoc Island → Ben Tre → Can Tho
    Leave the world behind you and find paradise in Vietnam. Live the island life on Phu Quoc and relax on smooth white sand by the breathtaking tropical beaches. Use your free time on the island to travel to the scenic Suoi Tranh waterfalls, eat...
    Exclusive Beach Barbecue (1D)

    Exclusive Beach Barbecue (1D)

    1
    Days
    Nha Trang → Phan Thiet Mui Ne → Phu Quoc Island
    If you’re looking for something a little less formal, a beach barbecue party can be a wonderful way to celebrate with your colleagues: white sand, deliciously fresh food beside a crystal sea and nobody else but you and the team. The beach is all...
    Salinda Resort & Spa

    Salinda Resort & Spa

    At the end of a jam packed tour through Vietnam if you simply want some stress-free downtime, where you can relax and reflect on your trip, indulging in 5* resort pampering and service, then Salinda Resort ticks all the boxes. The biggest decision of...
    La Veranda Phu Quoc

    La Veranda Phu Quoc

    Undoubtedly the pick of the luxury resorts on Phu Quoc, the Colonial-style La Veranda is set amidst lush tropical gardens that lead onto an 80-metre stretch of the island's most popular beach. The resort consists of a two-storey ‘block’ of deluxe rooms, with garden villas...
    Chen Sea Resort & Spa

    Chen Sea Resort & Spa

    A relative new-comer to the Phu Quoc scene, the Chen Sea Resort is conveniently located on a private bay, just a few kilometres to the north of Duong Dong, the island's capital. Thanks to the well-planned layout, all the rooms and villas have a complete...
    Mango Bay Phu Quoc

    Mango Bay Phu Quoc

    Set on 1km of deserted beach overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, and amongst 20 hectares of wild gardens and protected forest, Mango Bay has a lot to shout about. The rustic-style eco-resort is amongst the finest we’ve had the pleasure of visiting, with several of...
    Cassia Cottage

    Cassia Cottage

    Simple and stylish - what the Cassia Cottage does it does well. The beachside resort has 48 villas and bungalows all located close to the north end of Long Beach, Phu Quoc’s most popular stretch of sand. Whilst amenities are undoubtedly minimal (there are no...