Phu Quoc Island – 14 best places you must come

16/03/2023 Trần Bích Trà

Known as the “Pearl Island” of Viet Nam, Phu Quoc Island is a tourist destination that you should never miss. Phu Quoc’s gleaming white sand beaches with clean water by day and clear skies at night attract millions of tourists every year. Let’s explore with the places that you must visit on this beautiful island!

About Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is deemed the largest island in Viet Nam. With an area of 574 km2, Phu Quoc is the best island in Viet Nam, as well as quiet compared to Phuket in Thailand. This paradise land is famous for crystal clear waters, incredible sunsets, lush tropical landscapes, perfect sandy beaches, and welcoming locals.


Phu Quoc is a “Pearl Island” from up above

According to Travel + Leisure Magazine, Phu Quoc is the only representative of Viet Nam in the ranking of the Top 25 most beautiful islands in the world in 2022. And this island ranks 14th.

Phu Quoc Island’s amazing tourist attractions

Grand World Phu Quoc

Grand World Phu Quoc was built inside Phu Quoc United Center which is one of the places with the high-class resort and entertainment complexes in Vietnam. Coming to Grand World, you will be immersed in the jubilant and bustling atmosphere of the “Sleepless City” with fun activities taking place 24/7. 

Moreover, visitors can also discover and learn about the traditional beauty of the nation through the spectacular show “Essence of Vietnam”. So what are you waiting for to not come to this amazing place on Phu Quoc Island?

VinWonders Phu Quoc – A paradise of entertainment

VinWonders Phu Quoc is considered by all visitors to be a paradise of adventure, discovery, and entertainment. This theme park is divided into 6 zones and is inspired by 12 themes of civilizations around the world. This is a tourist destination on Phu Quoc Island that makes many people fascinated and regret it if they miss it.

With a scale of nearly 50 hectares, VinWonders Phu Quoc takes visitors on a travel journey to many famous places in the world. You can discover European Avenue with its unique medieval architecture. As well as test your bravery at the Cyclone World area – where there are terrible slides or visit the Magic World where there are fairy characters,…


VinWonders Phu Quoc – A paradise for entertainment

Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc 

Vinpearl Safari is a destination to visit, the largest animal care and conservation park in Viet Nam. This place has the extremely unique model of “Locking people to release animals”. You will be able to sit on trams, witness first-hand the lives of all animals, feed them directly, and take pictures with the animals. 

For the first and only time in Viet Nam, Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc brings visitors closer to the natural wildlife of rare animals. Such as South African rhinoceros, kangaroos from Australia, Indian tigers, horses, and Kenyan stripes,… What a great place for a trip to Phu Quoc Island, isn’t it?

Long Beach – One of the most beautiful and pristine beaches on the planet

How is it possible to travel to Phu Quoc Island without going to the most beautiful beach, right? Long Beach is a famous beach with smooth white sand, clear water, and rows of emerald-green trees embracing the coast. Nature favors Long Beach with its wild and romantic beauty that few beaches can compare. 


Long Beach – One of the most beautiful and pristine beaches on the planet

In addition, one of the most enjoyable experiences at Long Beach is that you stand from here and can zoom out to see other neighboring small islands such as Mong Tay Island, and Doi Moi Island… due to the wide-open sight. 

Ganh Dau – A crescent-shaped beach

Ganh Dau with poetic beauty, land, and sea merging into one will help you to erase all worries in life. Visiting Ganh Dau Cape, you will admire the rocky reefs with many different shapes, stretching to the horizon. 

Moreover, standing from here, you can see Nan Island or Ta Lon mountain in Cambodia. How exciting and incredible!!

Star Beach – The most beautiful beach on Phu Quoc Island

Star Beach is surrounded by 2 mountain ranges running close to the sea. Therefore it has a fresh and cool climate that is extremely suitable for a great vacation every summer. The seawater surface is clear blue, the sand is white and smooth, and the sunshine stretches everywhere. 


White sand and clear blue sea water at Star Beach

In addition, the beach also regularly organizes fun activities such as surfing, and yachting,…The best time to visit Sao beach is from June to October every year.

Phu Quoc Pepper Garden 

Phu Quoc Pepper is well known for its quality seeds, aromatic shell, and characteristic pungent taste that can not be found anywhere else. On the way to Ganh Dau, there are some Pepper Gardens in the North of Phu Quoc Island that you can visit along the way. 

Visitors can check in at the pepper garden, and participate in the experience of harvesting pepper with farmers. And don’t forget to buy some pepper as a gift for your families!


Experience harvesting pepper with farmers at Pepper Garden on Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Prison

Phu Quoc Prison is a must-visit place for history enthusiasts. This destination was recognized as a National Historic Site by the Ministry of Culture and Information in 1995. Phu Quoc Prison was restored to recreate the history of the communist prisoner-of-war camp on Phu Quoc Island. 

This is the most vivid evidence of the crimes of the colonial empire. Coming here, you can learn about the historical imprints of many heroes who underwent countless terrifying punishments.

Namaste Phu Quoc Coral Park

Arriving at Namaste Phu Quoc Coral Park, you will have a chance to experience the “Walking under the sea” activity. Also see the full, close-up of the most developed coral ecosystem on Pearl Island. Specifically, in 4 famous islands: May Rut Trong, May Rut Ngoai, Gam Gi, and Mong Tay. 

In this location, photography and video recording services are available, so you can save a memorable moment when interacting with the colorful little sea creatures.


Visitors take pictures of colorful sea creatures

Suoi Tranh Ecotourism Area

It is not an exaggeration to say that Phu Quoc Island is a clear example of a tropical island ecosystem. The most typical place that can’t be forgotten to mention is Suoi Tranh Ecotourism Area.

With a natural stream up to 15 kilometers long, weaving between dense forest trees, and mossy rocks leading to a romantic lake or white rapids. Visitors who come to the resort will enjoy the fresh and cool atmosphere and experience a relaxing stream-wading experience.


Tourists enjoy a relaxing stream-wading experience at Suoi Tranh Ecotourism Area

Phu Quoc National Park

If you are a nature lover, Phu Quoc National Park is truly an ideally unparalleled destination to pay a visit to. This place will bring you closer to nature while you lie back on the flat rocks and listen to cheerful bird songs. Phu Quoc National Park is a convergence of all types of ecology from forests, seas, streams, and waterfalls to hills. 

Primitive vegetation and tropical forests are home to hundreds of species of birds and mammals, some of which are rare and at high risk of extinction. All of these will promise to be unforgettable memories for visitors who come to this Paradise Island.

Ham Ninh Fishing Village

Ham Ninh Fishing Village is known as an ancient village that has existed for a long time on Phu Quoc Island. The fishing village is located in the East on the Phu Quoc tourist map – where there are a variety of precious specialties in this land. Ham Ninh fishing village is also a source of pearls and sea cucumbers for the whole of Phu Quoc Island.


Ham Ninh Fishing Village

Arriving at Ham Ninh Fishing Village, visitors will enjoy fresh seafood caught during the day. Besides, visitors can also watch the super beautiful sunrise and sunset at the sea.

Phu Quoc Night Market

Phu Quoc Night Market is located in the center of Duong Dong Town. This market is open from 6 pm until late at night. Therefore, visitors can experience dining with attractive specialties at this place. The night market has a wide variety of tasty food such as grilled, and skewers.


Full of lights in Phu Quoc Nightmarket at night

Delicious seafood dishes such as sea urchin, octopus, shrimp, and snails are prepared well. The aroma from the restaurants creates an attraction and attracts many tourists to enjoy. At Phu Quoc Night Market, you can also buy souvenirs for family and friends.

Nguyen Trung Truc Temple

A place belonging to the spiritual field that you should not miss is Nguyen Trung Truc Temple. The temple is located in Cua Can commune which was built to commemorate the national hero Nguyen Trung Truc. The temple has now been renovated, upgraded, and looked after by the people. Therefore, tourists can come here to pray for good luck and safety.


People come to Nguyen Trung Truc Temple to pray for good luck and safety

Phu Quoc Island with the landscape and climate favored by nature has created a destination not to be missed for any tourist. With all the above Phu Quoc Island tourist attractions, let’s pack your luggage and hit the road right away. We hope you will have a good time with your family and friends on this wonderful island.

Take a glance at Phu Quoc Tour to find out more information about this stunning island!