10 Best Things To Do On Phu Quoc Island


During the French colonial era, Phu Quoc island was a notorious prison site is blessed with crystal xanh water, fine trắng sand beaches, và pristine forests.

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What are the best things to vày in Phu Quoc island Vietnam?

We’ve spent more than a month exploring this beautiful island, and here we nội dung the danh mục of the vị trí cao nhất experiences in Phu Quoc that you should not miss.

1. Explore Phu Quoc’s beaches

Phu Quoc charms its visitors with pristine beaches and extraordinary experiences.

The beaches in Phu Quoc have endless coastlines, white sand, & crystal clear water. Sao Beach, Starfish beach, and Ong Lang beach are the most beautiful ones.

Read more: 6 Most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc.


12. Learn about the bees

Another exciting place lớn visit in Phu Quoc is a bee farm. Located near the primeval forest, this bee farm is the first khổng lồ study & preserve bees on this island.

Here, you can visit, listen to lớn explanations about the honey bee ecological farm. You can also try honey tasting and purchase honey gifts back home.

13. Kayak on the river

Kayaking on the Cua Can river is a fascinating experience if you love outdoor activities.

The best way khổng lồ join this is lớn sign up for theNorthern island tour. However, you can also rent kayaks by the hour from the restaurants along the river, such as Huong Viet restaurant.

14. Enjoy tasty seafood

Phu Quoc is a paradise for seafood lovers! Seafood is fresh, và there are many choices.

We often visited the markets during our stay in Phu Quoc, bought fresh fish and shrimp, and grilled it by ourselves. (Thanks to lớn our Airbnb kitchen!)

We also visited the fishing villages and tried seafood dishes there. Prices at the fishing village were generally cheaper than the restaurants in town.

15. Visit Phu Quoc prison

If you are a history buff or simply curious about what a wartime prison looks like, this will be your destination.

Terrible, brutal, & horrifying is what you can experience in visualized history.

16. Relax at Tranh waterfall

About 9km from the center of Duong Dong town, Tranh stream is a stream made up of small gullies from si Ninh Mountain.

The best time lớn visit the Tranh stream is from June to lớn January. This is the rainy season, and the stream can show its best beauty.

You can spend an afternoon here, relaxing, bathing in the stream, or simply wandering around.

However, one disadvantage during this period is that Phu Quoc often has prolonged rains, and traveling around the island is often inconvenient.

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17. Visit Phu Quoc fish sauce factory

Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous for its high protein & delicious taste, so don’t miss your chance khổng lồ visit one of the factories on your trip.

Famous fish sauce factories, such as Hung Thinh and Khai Hoan, are located in Duong Dong town, so visiting will be very convenient.

Here, you can see the traditional way of making fish sauces for hundreds of years. Phu Quoc fish sauce is a great specialty lớn buy as a gift.

18. Experience wine tasting at Sim wine factory

Besides fish sauce và peppers, Phu Quoc Sim wine is also a unique gift to lớn buy as souvenirs.

Many wine factories mở cửa part of their garden for visitors khổng lồ visit, so don’t miss this chance lớn enjoy wine tasting there.

19. Visit Pearl farm

Phu Quoc island is known as Pearl’s island, so it would be a shame if you don’t visit the pearl farms here.

We visited one of the pearl farms in Phu Quoc, named Ngoc Hien. Our guide explained pearl type, the pearl-harvesting process & showed us the pearl production process.

Here you can also buy pearls as souvenirs. Again, there are many types, from cheap to expensive, so you choose which suits the budget.

20. Learn how khổng lồ cook Vietnamese food

One of the best ways to lớn explore Vietnam is exploring local recipes và trying lớn make them yourself.

You’ll have an opportunity to lớn learn the combination of Vietnamese tastes and spices while spending fun time with your classmates.

21. Visit Ho Quoc temple

Ho Quoc temple is the largest & most famous temple in Phu Quoc. The temple lies on the back of the mountain, facing the sea.

The entrance to the pagoda has 18 arhats of stone and a majestic dragon-phoenix painting.

If you come here early in the morning, you can watch the beautiful sunrise.

22. Visit Phu Quoc night market

After watching the sunset & relaxing on the beaches, check out the Phu Quoc night market and enjoy street food there!

The market is located at the crossroads of Bach Dang – Nguyen Dinh Chieu và operates from 5 pm lớn 11 pm. It’s especially crowded on weekends, so we recommend visiting early to avoid the crowd.

23. Go pub crawl

Phu Quoc Island’s relaxed nightlife scene is ideal for those looking to lớn entertain.

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We love the Coco bar và The Rabbit Hole Irish Bar. Both have a pleasant atmosphere & great prices.