Phu Quoc Island
To the South of Vietnam, halfway between Vietnam and Cambodia we have the Island of Phu Quoc (Phu Quoc Vietnamese). Island Phu Quoc Island, located in the Gulf of Thailand, is the largest island in Vietnam, however its main tourist attractions are the sand beaches white and waters crystal clear, making Island Phu Quoc of favorite of the couples recently married Vietnamese honeymoon journey.
Phu Quoc Island Information
The Phu Quoc island in Vietnam is also known as Dao Ngoc and Cambodia as Koh Tral. Phu Quoc island is 50 km long and 22 km wide and it inhabited by 85,000 people. The capital of Phu Quoc island is Duong Dong (Dương Đong), located on the northwest side of the island. The other city of the island is called An Thoi (An Thới), located at the southern end (see) Map of Phu Quoc).
Vietnamese Islands Beaches around Phu Quoc Island
Weather in Phu Quoc
The average temperature of the Phu Quoc Island is 28 º C, the warmest time between April and May, where it reaches 35 º C.
What to see and do in Phu Quoc?
Phu Quoc is a natural with a great biodiversity (heritage of unesco since 2006) what makes this island the perfect place for snorkelling.
Almost all the tourist attractions and points of interest in Phu Quoc are in the capital, Duong Dong. We can highlight the lighthouse of Duong Dong, point recommended for taking pictures, Duong Dong market and the pagodas, distributed throughout the island.
However, the strong point of the Phu Quoc Island are its white sand beaches.
Beaches in Phu Quoc
The rest of beaches of Phu Quoc are in the Southeast, near An Thoi town, being the best of all of them (Bãi Sao) Bai Sao beach.
View Map of Phu Quoc.
One option that we recommend, is take a boat and approaching any of the adyancentes Islands, as for example the Island Hon Mong Tay.
Hon Island Mong TayOne of the best beaches of all Phu Quoc is called A beach or English Fingernail Beach, but is located in Island Hon Mong Tay (Hòn Móng Tay), about 10 kilometers south of Phu Quoc.
Vietnamese sailing on a wooden boat in Phu Quoc Island
Getting to Phu Quoc Island?
Phu Quoc Aircraft
The island of Phu Quoc has a domestic airport, this means that we will have to fly from any City VietnamEg Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc.
Plane from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu QuocThe flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc takes 50 minutes and aterrizaremos a few miles from Duong Dong.
Boat Phu Quoc
We can reach the Phu Quoc island by boat, either a ferry or a boat fast. There are 2 points of Vietnam where you can take a boat to Phu Quoc: has Tien and Rach Gia.
Boat from Ha Tien to Phu QuocThe boat since has Tien to Phu Quoc takes 70 minutes to travel the 45 kilometres that separate the island from the coast. Our destination in Phu Quoc is the fishing of Ham Ninh village (we recommend you move from Ham Ninh to Duong Dong).
Ferry prices from Ha Tien to Phu QuocThe ticket price of boat Ferry from has Tien to Phu Quoc are 80. 000VND (about 4€, see Vietnam currency).
Fast boat from Rach Gia to Phu QuocThe boat from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc takes 2 and a half hours to cover a distance of 120 km. Our destination in Phu Quoc is the city of An Thoi.
Price of the boat from Rach Gia to Phu QuocThe ticket price of boat from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc are 300. 000VND (about 10€, see Vietnam currency).
Phu Quoc Island Photos
A few pictures of Phu Quoc Island.
Fishing boats in Phu Quoc Island
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