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Phu Quoc Travel Guide - A-Z Handbook for Phu Quoc Island

27 March 2016

Phu Quoc Island Travel Guide - If you intend to travel to Phu Quoc but have no idea about what to do here, you should not miss all of what mentioned below.

Phu Quoc Travel Guide for Top Best Beaches

  • Rach Tram: it is at a high level, where river and sea meet, without shadow of tourists. When water level is shallow, wade out the sand dune in the midst of the beach to enjoy breathtaking views.
  • Nail Island: on the south of the island, very far, so when landing the island you will become its owner. See how to get to the island below.
  • Mot Island: there is no shadow of human; when the water level is shallow, you can wade out from shore to some rocks and dive to watch fish and crabs in the seabed. Lye on rock for sunbathing if you like.
  • Sao Beach: white sand, blue sea, sunshine. It is an ideal beach for tourists but crowded.
  • Ong Lang Beach: the most beautiful sunset in Phu Quoc, if you want something luxurious, you could visit Mango Bay Resort to sit at the wooden restaurant built on stones, drink wine while watching sunset.
  • Long Beach: Crystal clear water, empty, along with a stunning meadow.

Phu Quoc Travel Guide for Places for Dining, Drinks & Entertainment

  • Mango Bay Resort, Ong Lang beach, the wooden restaurant built on stones. Sitting to watch sunset and waves lapping the shore is amazing.
  • Pizza Regina (28 Bach Dang, opposite to Bach Dang Park), pizza, cakes and durian smoothie; the host is very cool. All revenues he gains are spent feeding two babies and helping the needy. Visit the restaurant to both have a good meal and do good things.
  • Quay Kien Xay Noodle (Bach Dang Park): fresh seafood is mashed into rolls, sprinkled hot water to make sweet broth. Noodles are authentic. Although you have to wait long, serve yourself, it is truly worthy.
  • Sang Giau Restaurant (only restaurant at Dai beach): seafood is fresh, cheap; the owner is enthusiastic.
  • Soup Cake With Grilled Fish: the best food in Indochina. It is on the street of April 30: extremely cheap, only 15.000 dong (under 1$) per bowl but you are full all day.
  • No Name Crab Soup Noodle: It is on Nguyen Du Street, under the bridge of Nguyen Trung Truc; shrimp sauce is extremely delicious.
  • Dinh Cau Pub (right in Dinh Cau): There are plenty of seafood with amazingly cheap price. Even you eat to your best, you are still surprised by the cheap price.
  • Sea Food Restaurant 343 (84, April 30 Street, Duong Dong): missile –speed serving, seafood and foods are very delicious.
  • Thuy Duong Restaurant (25 Nguyen Trai Street, Duong Dong): family- cooked rice is as delicious as mother-cooked rice.
  • Trung Duong Marina Restaurant, (136, April 30 Street, Duong Dong): the most delicious crab hot pot in Phu Quoc; herring salad is very fresh.
  • Bittersweet (100 / 3c Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, opposite to the Tropicana resort), the best cocktail in Phu Quoc, outstanding bartender.
  • Phu Quoc Island Life Hostel & Bar (Ong Lang Beach): Extremely cool room, spectacular bar.

Phu Quoc Travel Guide for What to Do

  • Hire a canoe to head out remote islands where there is no shadow of human, sea is very blue and pure, sand is very clean and white, and sunshine is bright yellow.
  • Try to windsurf. There are a lot of funs; enjoy the feeling of being dragged out on the sea as you are plowing.
  • Dive to watch coral and fish: in addition to travelling to other remote islands to dive, you can take mask and snorkel to dive freely in places such as Hon Mot, Hon Doi Moi (North Island)
  • Go to the beach for night fires and waves lapping to the shore (Ong Lang beach)
  • Drive towards North Island through dirt roads admist Phu Quoc National Park 
  • Enjoy sunset: Ong Lang Beach, Dai beach, Truong beach. Generally, all beaches in the west of the island are very cool.
  • Stay away from touristy beaches. Sunbathe in places without a shadow of tourist such as Rach Tram, Dai Beach (Ganh Dau), Vung Bau, Bai Thom, Hon Mot ...
  • Cycle on coastal paths
  • Book one-way ticket to Phu Quoc because if you book two-way ticket, you will regret for leaving too soon.
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