Top 15 Best Places to Visit in Phu Quoc [Should Not Miss]
Plan your travel to Phu Quoc and wonder where you should visit? Our article below suggests the most beautiful and fun tourist places to visit in Phu Quoc that you should visit. Check it out right here, so you don't miss it!
Table of Contents
- 1. Sao Beach
- 2. Bai Dai Beach
- 3. An Thoi Islands
- 4. Phu Quoc Prison
- 5. Fish sauce barrel house
- 6. Phu Quoc pepper garden
- 7. Pearl culture village
- 8. Dinh Cau Temple
- 9. Phu Quoc Night Market
- 10. Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
- 11. Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc
- 12. Temple of Nguyen Trung Truc and Ganh Dau cape
- 13. Tranh Stream
- 14. Ham Ninh Fishing Village
- 15. Truc Lam Zen Monastery - Ho Quoc Pagoda
1. Sao Beach
Coming to Phu Quoc, you should not miss Bai Sao, one of the most beautiful beaches here. Bai Sao is only 25km from Duong Dong town, so you can use some popular transportations in Phu Quoc such as motorbikes, cars, or taxis to get there. The beach is named "Sao - Starfish" because when night falls, there are tens of thousands of starfish moving onto the white sand.
This beach is loved by white sand beaches, clear blue seawater, and a fantastic fresh climate. The rustic but romantic beauty is also a feature that attracts tourists. Please do not forget to visit this beach when traveling to Phu Quoc.
2. Bai Dai Beach
Bai Dai is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Phu Quoc. Bai Dai is located in the northwest of the island. To get to Bai Dai beach from Duong Dong town, you should travel along DT45 road to Vinmec Hospital will see a path leading down to the Vinpearl resort complex. Just walking along that road, you will reach the beautiful Bai Dai beach.
Bai Dai is true to its name, stretching more than 20km with clear blue seawater, golden sand, and coconut trees casting shadows at sunset, creating an incredibly poetic scene. With a long stretch of fine golden sand and clear blue sea-like jade, this is considered an ideal beach for all tourists. You can join engaging activities such as kayaking, scuba diving to see corals.
Bai Dai Beach
3. An Thoi Islands
An Thoi archipelago is a destination that you should not miss when traveling to Phu Quoc. Coming here, you can take a boat to see the clear blue sea and the beautiful islands. Blue sea - white sand - golden sunshine are the three words that most accurately describe this beautiful island.
The interesting thing is that you should experience join the fishing tour on a boat. The fish caught will be in the lunch on the ship. In addition, you can swim and snorkel here because Phu Quoc is famous for being the longest and most beautiful coral reef in Vietnam.
An Thoi Islands
4. Phu Quoc Prison
- Operating hours: 8:00 - 17:00
- Admission price: Free
- Address: 350 Nguyen Van Cu, An Thoi commune, Phu Quoc island.
Located on the central area of the former "coconut prison,” Phu Quoc Prison Historical Site - one of the popular attractions that attract many tourists. In 1996, Phu Quoc Prison was officially recognized as a national historical relic and began to open to welcome tourists. Phu Quoc prison realistic reproduction of the detention scene and the brutal tortures of the colonial empire in the wars against the French and the Americans.
There is a two-story artifact gallery inside and a display of original artifacts outdoors. Coming here, you will feel and imagine the barbaric torture in the most realistic way - a place known as hell on earth during the war. It shows experience amazed and horrified at the brutality of the colonial and imperial regimes.
Phu Quoc Prison
5. Fish sauce barrel house
- Opening hours: 7:00 -20:00.
- Entrance ticket price: Free.
The barrel house is the popular name where the handicraft production of concentrated fish sauce is carried out in large wooden crates. People here will prepare more to produce golden drops of fish sauce with the strong smell of anchovies. Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous for its high protein content, beautiful color, and uniquely delicious taste.
You can visit the barrel houses to learn about the production process of the famous fish sauce here. The price of Phu Quoc fish sauce ranges from 100,000đ - 200,000đ/liter depending on the different protein levels.
Some addresses of Phu Quoc fish sauce barrel houses you can refer to:
- Khai Hoan fish sauce factory: No. 11 Hung Vuong Bridge, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc
- Phu Quoc fish sauce barrelhouse: Nguyen Van Cu, Quarter 4, Phu Quoc District
- Thinh Phat fish sauce factory: Street 30, Quarter 1, Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc.
Fish sauce barrel house
6. Phu Quoc pepper garden
The pepper gardens not only have significant economic value but are also on the list of top places to go in Phu Quoc. Phu Quoc pepper is famous for its quality due to its fine seeds, thin skin, thick intestine, pungent and incomparable aroma. Green pepper gardens are a favorite point, especially for young people to check-in and get some great photos.
Some popular addresses to visit and buy pepper are:
- Duc Minh - Duc Thanh pepper garden: Located on the extended 30/04 road, more than 1km from the center of Duong Dong town.
- Khu Tuong pepper garden: most delicious pepper but is located on the way to Bai Thom commune, more than 30km from the town center.
- Pepper garden in the north of the island: On the way to Ganh Dau, there are some pepper gardens that you can visit.
Phu Quoc pepper garden
7. Pearl culture village
Pearl is one of the most famous specialties in Phu Quoc that many people are looking for when traveling here. There are many pearl culture sites in Phu Quoc, but there are two outstanding ones: Quoc An Pearl (located in Duong Bao Hamlet, Duong To commune), and Ngoc Hien (located at Tran Hung Dao Street, Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To, Phu Quoc).
Visit pearl culture village; you will not only admire the beautiful pearls but also see the pearl culture process. Let's prepare your wallets to buy many pearls as gifts for your lovers and family.
Pearl culture village
8. Dinh Cau Temple
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00
- Entrance ticket price: Free
- Address: Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
Dinh Cau is a must-visit place in Duong Dong town, located on a bizarre cliff reaching out to the sea. This temple worships Thuy Long Thanh Mau, who is said to have openly reclaimed Phu Quoc island. To get Dinh Cau you need to climb 29 meandering stone steps.
This ancient temple is lying under the big green tree. It is the more nostalgic and mysterious beauty under the sunset, so you should come here late afternoon and enjoy the sunset. Every 15 Oct lunar month, the Dinh Cau festival will be organized and attract thousands of tourists. You can plan to visit this occasion to understand more about festival culture in Vietnam.
Dinh Cau Temple
9. Phu Quoc Night Market
You definitely should not miss the Phu Quoc night market located opposite Duong Dong market. This night market is famous for rich specialties and diverse street foods such as Thai ice cream rolls, peanuts, Phu Quoc candies, rice paper, etc... Souvenirs here are also countless, especially pearls. And don't forget to taste seafood here, they are very delicious, and reasonable price.
Since it is located in the central area where 90% of motels, hotels, and resorts will be very crowded, you should take care of your belonging to avoid thieves or pockets.
10. Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
- Opening hours: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Address: Ganh Dau Hamlet, Ganh Dau Commune, Phu Quoc
- Entrance ticket price: 500,000 VND/adult, 380,000 VND/child (from 1m to 1.4m)
The next destination that we would like to introduce is Vinpearl Land located at Bai Dai, Phu Quoc Island. This is one of the famous amusement parks in Phu Quoc. This park is huge including many areas such as water parks, outdoor and indoor entertainment centers, aquariums, and shopping streets.
You will have the opportunity to join in exciting games such as tornado water car, Giant Boomerang, free fall, spiral slide, cable-stayed swing,... Besides, Wave Pool and Lazy River will be suitable for families and young children.
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
11. Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc
- Opening hours: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Address: Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc Island
- Entrance ticket price: 500,000 VND/adult, 380,000 VND/child (from 1m to 1.4m)
Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc is the first biological reserve in Vietnam, located in the Bai Dai area, Ganh Dau commune. You can get a free shuttle bus from the city to the safari. The Safari covers an area of 500 hectares with more than 140 kinds of animals.
It is divided into two zones: Zoo and Safari. The zoo is in captivity like other zoos with spacious spaces and is located in the middle of nature. In the Safari, the animals live in an artificial environment; you will take a bus into this area to see the animals. In addition, you can bring your little child to enjoy the animal circus activities.
Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc
12. Temple of Nguyen Trung Truc and Ganh Dau cape
Nguyen Trung Truc was a general who help people in Phu Quoc during war so local built this temple to worship him. This temple located close to Ganh Dau Cape where you can look to Cambodia. The characteristic feature of Ganh Dau cape is the jagged cliff topography, along with the beautiful natural scenery, which will give many impressions for visitors. Coming here you also can enjoy some famous seafood dishes that are very fresh and cheap price.
Temple of Nguyen Trung Truc
13. Tranh Stream
- Address: Suoi Tranh Tourist Area, Suoi May Hamlet, Duong To Commune, Phu Quoc.
- Entrance ticket price: 3,000 VND/person.
Located 9km South of Duong Dong Center, Suoi Tranh is one of the most beautiful stream in Phu Quoc. Coming here you will enjoy the picturesque scenery with water flowing look like a white silk though he moss-covered rocks. This place suitable for relaxing, interesting camping, or funny camping trip. You should not travel here during rainy season, it will very dangerous because of slippery road.
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Tranh Stream & waterfall
14. Ham Ninh Fishing Village
Ham Ninh fishing village located in east coast of the island and underfoot of Ham Ninh mountain. It takes about 20km from Duong Dong town center. It is one of best places to you to experience local life. There are some crab farms & seafood farms available for you to visit which help you learn how local people live, working and process seafood.
Besides you can take part in some interesting activities like fishing, catching pearl, sea cucumbers or casting fishing net. If you interesting fishing let's ask local people bring you to fishing on river with a small fee.
Ham Ninh Fishing Village
15. Truc Lam Zen Monastery - Ho Quoc Pagoda
Ho Quoc Pagoda also called Truc Lam Zen Monastery. This pagoda consists a part of eco-tourism area, monastery and Buddhist temple. Located about 18km from Duong Dong town, at Soi Long Village, this temple has many big Buddha statues and a giant bell.
Truc Lam Zen Monastery lied in very impressive location with its back against the mountain, facing the sea. It is also one of best places to enjoy amazing sunset in Phu Quoc.
Truc Lam Zen Monastery - Ho Quoc Pagoda
You have trust read our summary of the most famous tourist attractions in Phu Quoc. We hope you could choose te most suitable places to visit for your trip. What are you waiting for? Let's book flight tickets to Phu Quoc or sign up best Phu Quoc tours to discover this pearl island now!