Gorgeous Fingernail Beach On Phu Quoc Island
Fingernail Beach is a beautiful white sand beach located on Fingernail Island (also known as “Hon Mong Tay”) situated in the Gulf of Thailand and is part of the An Thoi archipelago.
The island, beach, and coastal waters are protected and are included in the Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve. Fingernail Beach is one of the best and cleanest beaches in all of Phu Quoc.
How To Get To Fingernail Island
The only way to get to Fingernail Island is by boat. You can either join a snorkeling/diving tour of the south or commission your own both from An Thoi port.
What To See
- The beach – The beach here is very picturesque and you feel like you are truly in paradise. The sand here is white and powdery and the ocean is clean and blueish green in color. Even though it is small, it is one of Phu Quoc’s best beaches and it is still relatively unknown.
What To Do
- Swimming – the water here is calm and clear, perfect for swimming.
- Snorkeling Fingernail Island– The reef around the island is shallow which makes it perfect for snorkeling. There are a few hard coral species here, a lot of scattered rocks, and some seaweed. In terms of marine life, you may be able to see small schools of barracudas, giant clam, puffer fish here as well as a plethora of small Technicolor fish.