This heart-shaped island, along with 22 other islands, forms Phu Quoc island district, in the southern province of Kien Giang. Phu Quoc features a monsoon tropical climate. It has two seasons, the dry season and the rainy season. The average temperature allows visitors to enjoy the island’s beauty at any time of the year. There are ideal beaches for swimming, yachting, fishing, squid fishing, scuba diving to see coral, and water sports.

Sunset on Phu Quoc island

Tourists can relax and experience the Phu Quoc United Center complex, which includes five-star rooms and villas, the sports – entertainment – playground at Vinpearl Golf, VinWonders theme park, Vinpearl Safari semi-wildlife care and conservation park, Corona Casino and “the city that never sleeps” Grand World Phu Quoc in close proximity.

Although a growing number of people now visit Phu Quoc Island, it still offers its wild beauty with attractive destinations such as Sao Beach, Khem Beach, Ganh Dau Cape, Dinh Cau, Tranh Stream and Da Ban Stream. Pristine beaches here are wholly captivating to those fond of wild beauty. One of thee beaches, Dai (Long) Beach, has been continuously placed among ‘The Cleanest and Most Beautiful Beaches of the World’ by ABC News since the start of 2008.

Phu Quoc National Park is one of most the attractive places in the district. The park is covered with lush green foliage and tropical flowers, and boasts the natural resources of both jungle and sea. Thanks to the favourable tropical climate, Phu Quoc has great potential for developing ecological tourism. The park was recognised as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2006.

Coral reefs that are home to around 260 species cover an area of more than 470ha stretching the length of Phu Quoc Island on its north-south axis, including more than 360ha in the southern area of the An Thoi archipelago. The coral reefs are home to more than 150 species of tropical fish, including many of commercial value. There are also 48 species of mollusk, 25 species of echinoderm and more than 50 species of seaweed.

On this island, there are also some famous trade villages such as Ham Ninh fishing village, fish sauce making village, dog breeding, pearl farming, myrtle wine making, and pepper farming. Coming to Phu Quoc Island, visitors can not only go swimming and diving to admire the splendid coral reefs, join unique sports and entertainment activities, but also taste delicious local seafood specialties. To fully experience the taste of Phu Quoc, there are three seafood dishes that visitors definitely cannot miss: flower crab of Ham Ninh Village, Sardinella salad, and echinus.