Cua Can Village on Phu Quoc in Vietnam is a small commune located on the western coast of the island. Here you will find wooden bridges, unique ecosystems, pepper plantations, and the mighty Cua Can river.
Cua Can Village
Cua Can Village is a small picturesque fishing village located in the north western section of Phu Quoc Island.
This village has a population of about 4,000 people and it is the gateway to the Cua Can Beach and Cua Can River. Here you will find local houses built on stilts over the river, picturesque rickety wooden bridges, and an estuary. The river here provides adventurers access to the interior of the Phu Quoc National Forest. Cua Can’s claim to fame is the mysterious sand bar just north of the village and viewable from the road heading to Dai Beach.
Cua Can Village Tour via Motorbike
Cua Can Village Location
Cua Can Village is located 15kms north of Duong Dong Town and 10kms south of Ganh Dau in the north.
What To See & Do
Wooden Bridge: Cua Can commune is famous for its’ picturesque wooden bridges. See these wooden bridges while they last!
Cua Can Beach: The most famous beach here is known as Cua Can Beach and it makes for a great spot for swimming and picnicking.
Cua Can River: The Cua Can River splits the commune and runs deep into the heart of Phu Quoc. You can view this mighty river off the main road or explore it by joining a river tour.
Kayak the Cua Can River: The Cua Can River is very calm and serene and dotted by small villages. It can be explore via kayak.
Wildlife: Arrive here early and you will see a plethora of birds. Along the Cua Can River you can spot the hornbill flying above you.
Where To Eat & Drink
Cua Can Village – There are a few street side eateries scattered around town and the food there is extremely affordable but very basic.
Chez Carole – For a more upscale and scenic experience, visit the restaurant at the Chez Carole resort.
Cua Can Beach Accommodation
The only real place to stay around Cua Can Beach is Chez Carole Resort and Restaurant, which costs about $70-$120US per night.
Chez Carole Phu Quoc Island Resort
Price Range: $70.00USD – $120.00USD Top Five Key Features:
Cua Can Village is easily accessible by traveling up the Duong Dong – Cua Can Road, which is one of the main roads on Phu Quoc Island. This road will take you to Ganh Dau, Vinpearl Resort, Vinpearl Land, Ong Lang Beach, Vung Bau Beach, and Duong Dong Town. To access this road from Duong Dong Town you first have to cross the Duong Dong River at either the Nguyen Trung Truc Road Bridge or the Hung Vuong Road Bridge. Once you have crossed the river, navigate your way to the Duong Dong – Cua Can Road.