Phu Quoc Weather in February: Temperature & Things to Do

March 14, 2023 - 260 views

February is the best time to visit the entire of Vietnam and of course, Phu Quoc island is not an exception. For anyone who is planning to visit this marvelous destination, the weather of February is so ideal that allows you to explore every corner of the island and enjoy all it can offer to you. 

Phu Quoc weather in February overview

February is in the peak tourist season in Phu Quoc, a lot of tourists gather to enjoy their beach vacation. The weather in Phu Quoc in February on the island is very pleasant, with the temperature is so comfortable: only about 25oC - 30oC, along with the relatively small rainfall, and not so high humidity. In addition, not just the good weather, this time to Phu Quoc is also the time when pepper gardens are harvested.

Min Temperature 25oC Precipitation 40mm
Max Temperature 30oC Rainy Days 1 day
Humidity 75% Sunshine Hours 9 hours/day


Phu Quoc weather in February overview

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
  • Nice weather with comfortable temperature and less rain which are perfect for travel activities.
  • Harvest time of pepper gardens in Phu Quoc and also the best time to visit these gardens and try to pick up the peppers.
  • High service prices due to the peak season time.


Things to do and events in Phu Quoc in February

Visit pepper gardens

As mentioned above, February is the harvest time of peppers in Phu Quoc. In fact, pepper is the most important export product of this island with a huge amount that has been being sold to the worldwide market every year and becomes one of the main incomes for locals here besides tourism and fishing. 

Pepper in Phu Quoc is famous for its extremely strong flavor which is much spicier and more fragrant than in other places. It is harvested mainly by manual methods and separated into 3 types: black pepper, red pepper, and skullcap.

Harvest time is the most ideal time to visit pepper gardens in Phu Quoc as you will have a chance to see the pepper when it is still fresh and collect them by yourself. In addition, during this time, thanks to the ripe peppers, the pepper gardens are more colorful and help your check-in images brighter! 

Visit pepper gardens

Visit pepper gardens


Check-in at Phu Quoc’s islets

Many people know Phu Quoc is the biggest island in Vietnam, but not all of them know that its surrounding islets are even more stunning than Phu Quoc itself. With the ideal weather of February, don't just lock yourself in the main island of Phu Quoc, let's book a boat tour to visit some most lovely islets nearby such as:

  • May Rut Islet
  • An Tay Islet
  • Mong Tay Islet
  • Mot Islet

These islets still can keep their original natural beauty and every corner there is worth being your check-in spot. And not just taking photos, the experience of swimming and sunbathing on surrounding islets is better than in Phu Quoc's main island as the seawater is clearer, the beach is cleaner and quieter. 

Check-in at Phu Quoc’s islets

Check-in at Phu Quoc’s islets


Tips for traveling Phu Quoc in February

  • Hunt deals and book services in advance at least 3 months before your trip (especially flights and hotels) to save money and guarantee your trip as February is the peak time of tourism in Phu Quoc.
  • Check reviews carefully to make sure that you won't be scammed on local tours, transportation, and foods & drinks.
  • Bring along sunglasses and sunscreen as it will be sunny all day.

February is definitely the most beautiful time to explore Phu Quoc Island with less rain and cool weather. The only problem is that to visit the island this month, you'll have to plan your trip a few months soon.

Book a tour NOW to save your time and get ready for your beach vacation!


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