Phu Quoc – Southeast Asia’s leading resort and entertainment paradise

by Lam Pham

Phu Quoc gradually becomes a resort paradise for both domestic and foreign tourists, a rich land with primeval forests and beautiful and poetic pristine beaches. This land has for generations still touched the hearts of travel enthusiasts near and far. So what is so special about Phu Quoc Pearl Island that attracts so many tourist followers, let’s find out

1. Phu Quoc Pearl Island – The Pride Of Southern Tourism

Phu Quoc Pearl Island – A resort paradise in the South that you should not miss

Phu Quoc Pearl Island is one of the most beautiful destinations in the South. Phu Quoc Pearl Island is located in the Gulf of Thailand. This is the largest island in our country with 580 km2. Along with 21 other large and small islands, this place has formed the Phu Quoc Island City Complex.

This place has been given the name Phu Quoc Pearl Island by people because of its beauty arrogance, and charm. Any fastidious tourist who comes here will be impressed by the clear sea waters and peaceful and cool nature. Some locations in Phu Quoc Pearl Island still retain their wild and poetic beauty.

2. How to Get to Phu Quoc?

Ways to travel to Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc is a major tourist city. Therefore, you can use many means of transportation to visit this beautiful city. You can refer to a few of the following ways that summarizes!

Motorbike: For backpackers who love to conquer beautiful roads, motorbikes are an ideal choice that you can try.

Passenger car: This is one of the vehicles you can choose if you live in the southern provinces. This option is quite cost-effective. You will move to Rach Gia Port and then take a boat to Phu Quoc Pearl Island.

Plane: This is the vehicle chosen by many tourists when visiting Phu Quoc Pearl Island. Not only fast and safe, but traveling by plane will help you feel comfortable, relaxed, and convenient.

3. The best time to visit Phu Quoc Island

The best time to visit Phu Quoc Island

The weather and climate in Phu Quoc are divided into two distinct seasons: the dry season and the rainy season. However, the climate on the Island is relatively stable and there are few major storms in the north and central regions. Therefore, you can visit Phu Quoc at any time of the year. However, you also need to monitor the weather forecast in advance to avoid sudden rains that interrupt the journey.

In addition, if you want to experience Phu Quoc to the fullest, come here on the occasion of November to March of the next year. At this time, Phu Quoc is in the dry season, so the average temperature is not too high, the humidity is low, the weather is clear and the sea is calm.

4. Great experiences you cannot miss when visiting Phu Quoc Pearl Island

4.1 Snorkeling at Phu Quoc Pearl Island

Snorkeling at Phu Quoc Pearl Island

The experience of snorkeling at Phu Quoc Pearl Island will give you the opportunity to admire the beauty of an “underwater city“. Here, you will have the opportunity to admire the diverse marine ecosystem with colorful species of corals, reef fish, and jellyfish. You can go to Hon Mong Tay, Doi Moi Island, and Hon Fortune Teller to experience the above activity.

4.2 Admire the blue sea space and white sand

Admire the blue sea space and white sand

The specialty of the beaches in Phu Quoc is the space filled with golden sunshine, white sand, and impressive blue water. Here, you will have the opportunity to admire the sunset or sunrise extremely chill or fish together, squid fishing at night. Some beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc are Bai Truong, Bai Dai, Bai Sao, and Rach Vem Fishing Village area.

4.3 Exploration of primeval forests

Exploration of primeval forests

For followers of this type of trekking tourism, this is one that you cannot miss. Making a trekking trip to the forest to admire the rich diverse ecosystem combined with picnics, and bathing in streams will be interesting experiences for you.

4.4 Explore Grand World Phu Quoc

Grand World Phu Quoc – A colorful city in the heart of the Sea and Islands

Grand World Phu Quoc is known as the most luxurious entertainment paradise on Pearl Island. With European-style architecture and busy commercial streets, this place attracts many tourists to come by to experience. In addition, Grand World Phu Quoc is also the place where spectacular festivals and shows about Vietnamese culture take place. Non-stop continuous activities create a monumental breath of Pearl Island.

4.5 Discover Phu Quoc Night Market – A culinary paradise on the Pearl Island

Discover Phu Quoc Night Market – A culinary paradise on the Pearl Island

At Phu Quoc Night Market, you will have the opportunity to enjoy fresh seafood dishes with impressive flavors. Here, you will feel the diversity and bustle of this tourist city. This is also a place that you can visit to buy souvenirs during your trip to Phu Quoc.

5. What to Eat When Traveling to Phu Quoc Pearl Island

5.1 Phu Quoc Herring Salad

Phu Quoc Herring Salad

Phu Quoc Herring Salad is a famous specialty dish with an exotic taste. The harmonious combination of fresh fish meat is taken from the sides to squeeze the salad, and the ingredients of grated coconut, onion, thinly sliced red onion, and thinly sliced chili peppers create a moderately spicy fatty sweetness.

5.2 Phu Quoc Bun Trumpet

In addition to familiar specialties such as crab rolls, fish sauce, etc, a specialty of Phu Quoc you cannot ignore is Bun Trumpet. Bun Trumpet is cooked from crumpled fish or honeysuckle fish and then deep-fried. Then add coconut milk, boiled fish juice, papaya, herbs, and red peppers mixed together to create a bowl of Phu Quoc Bun Trumpet “To eat once is to remember forever“.

5.3 Grilled Sea Urchin

Grilled Sea Urchin

Grilled Sea Urchin is a famous specialty dish of many Vietnamese seas, especially in Phu Quoc. This dish is made from fresh sea urchins, grilled browned, and fragrant.

Sea Urchin is a seafood species with high nutritional value, containing a lot of protein, calcium, iron, etc. Sea Urchins can be processed into many different delicious dishes, but grilled sea Urchins with quail eggs and grilled sea Urchins with onion fat are still the most popular. The fatty taste of porcupine eggs mixed with sweet and sour dipping sauce is really good. Enjoy it, if you come here.

5.4 Grilled snails with onion fat

Grilled snails have a unique delicious taste. Before eating, choose freshly baked ones, and use a sharp bamboo toothpick to cut out the meat, the aroma rushes up to the nose to stimulate the taste buds extremely. Snail meat is milky, and full, put in the mouth to chew slowly, it will feel fat, chewy, crunchy, and rich taste different from the taste of fatty snails, tiger clams, and oysters.

Phu Quoc Pearl Island is a destination that you should visit once in your life to enjoy fresh nature and great resort services. Hopefully, the information that shares will help you have interesting experiences on this beautiful Island.




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