Modernity meets tranquility. Trend-setting restaurants and vibrant rooftop bars next to idyllic archipelago. Welcome to Phú Quốc — Vietnam's pearl island where it is easy to breathe and to feel your pulse.
Turquoise seas, spectacular sunsets, and lush rainforests await you at Asia's emerging tropical island destination.
Vietnam's Pearl Island
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PHU QUOC's MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS
Just the name Phú Quốc (pronounced “foo-kwock“) looks and sounds exotic, and it is! What makes Phu Quoc Island rank high on most people's “bucket-list” is the fact that mixed in with all that exotic ambiance are a range of familiar activities popular with a wide array of travelers. From foodies and sun worshipers to culture enthusiasts and adventure seekers, Phu Quoc has something to offer everyone. The following are the top points of interests in Phu Quoc:
Live Like A Local
Discover Phu Quoc from the eyes of real travelers, locals, and expats in our new “Live like a Local series”.
Island living & teaching English
Traveling all the way from Holland to Phu Quoc in order to live the island dream while educating Vietnam's youth.
Underwater discovery and photography
Latvian expat and scuba dive instructor helps visitors explore the islands coral reefs and marine life.
Paddle Board The Islands
From Korea to Phu Quoc for the love of Stand Up Paddle Boarding.
PHU QUOC REGIONS
Phu Quoc (Vietnamese: Phú Quốc, Russian: Фукуок) is an “Island District” of Kien Giang Province that is located in the Gulf of Thailand 45 kilometers from the southern tip of mainland Vietnam and only 4 kilometers from nearby Cambodia.
The island districts communities range from towns bursting with vibrant culture to natural areas meant for hiking, snorkeling, birding —and hitting the beach. Phu Quoc has picturesque fishing villages rich in history, elegant resort areas boasting upscale charm, and a fantastic countryside.
Vietnam is known as the land of smiles and Phu Quoc is no exception. Everywhere you go, you will be welcomed by smiles and kind help from the locals whether you know Vietnamese or not. Although tourism is transforming the island district from its war torn past, Phu Quoc is now and will continue to be linked to the fishing industry and this is reflected in the islands vibrant culture. To absorb some of Phu Quoc's diverse culture, head over to the coastal fishing communities, places of worship, and the wet markets found throughout the island archipelago. Here are some cultural activities you can experience while on Phu Quoc:
The mystical religion of Cao Daism is said to have started right here on Phu Quoc Island and you can visit the temple during your stay on the island.
NATURE + ECOTOURISM
Nature takes priority on Phu Quoc where 50% of the island is classified as protected national park. The forested areas are also a UNESCO biosphere reserve. How will you be one with nature while visiting Phu Quoc?
Explore diverse ecosystems from dense jungles to mangrove forests and keep an eye out for the great hornbill, macaques, and anacondas while visiting the Phu Quoc National Park.
Hike Phu Quoc's most popular trail. This easy trail will take you through a flat section of the Phu Quoc National Park, past old growth trees while hearing the soothing sounds of nature.
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