Photo: Beached boat on Bai Sao.

Things to see and do

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Beaches


Beaches

Phu Quoc is home to some of Vietnam’s best beaches, and for many years it was Vietnam’s best-kept secret. Not any more. Developers have realised the island’s potential and Phu Quoc is now booming. The island still has a few wonderfully low-key, unspoilt spots: quiet stretches of coast accessible by dodgy dirt road, set against a backdrop of dense jungle. Long Beach is the main star and the ... Read more about Beaches .

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Day trips


An Thoi Islands

Secluded cove, soft white sand, sparkling turquoise waters, tropical coral reef, no people – sound too good to be true? You actually won’t find this on Phu Quoc. To discover paradise, escape to the An Thoi islands, an archipelago of 15 islands and islets just off the southern coast of Phu ... Read more about An Thoi Islands .

Diving, snorkelling and boat trips

The warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand make Phu Quoc a popular spot to take a peek under the sea and get PADI certified. Diving and snorkelling on the island is best from November or December until March, which is the exact opposite to other Vietnam dive sites of Nha Trang, Whale Island and Hoi ... Read more about Diving, snorkelling and boat trips .

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General activities


Tranh Stream

The low season on Phu Quoc can mean rain, and lots of it. The sea is rough, the winds are strong and you may find yourself hanging out in your cheap bungalow more than you thought. But there are good things about Phu Quoc’s rainy season besides the low season prices. Tranh Stream (Suoi Tranh) is full of water, creating impressive rapids and waterfalls. The journey to the falls is a tough one, ... Read more about Tranh Stream .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Phu Quoc Island? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.


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