The following is a list of the ten best places to watch the sun go down in Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam.
When most people arrive on Phu Quoc in Vietnam they usually end up staying at the islands most popular area, Long Beach, which faces west and has the most spectacular ocean sunset.
If you want to watch the sun go down while listening to waves crashing then this is the place to go to. The Duong Dong Pier is located next to the Dinh Cau Rock Temple.
The Duong Dong River is a great place to not only watch the sun go down but to also observe local fishermen bringing in their daily haul of fish.
In an alley way next to the Tran An Hotel and Blue Lagoon Resort on Tran Hung Dao street lies this popular public sunset viewing spot. This spot literally marks the end of Long Beach. Locals gather here during the evening hours to fish, swim, and watch the sun go down.
Located on Tran Hung Dao Street and near the Night market is the Lighthouse Hotel & Cafe. The Lighthouse hotel has a great rooftop with a spectacular birds eye view of the Gulf of Thailand. Buy a coffee or a beer at their cafe located on the ground floor and then take the elevator to the rooftop to enjoy the sunset.
The Huong Bien Hotel is located next to the entrance of the Dinh Cau Night Market. This hotel has an amazing rooftop restaurant with an unobstructed view of the sea. They also serve great local specialties such as herring salad and tram mushroom soup. The prices for food and drink are fair and the view here is amazing.
I Cafe located on 40 Tran Hung Dao Street has a nice elevated patio that overlooks Dinh Cau Beach, Dinh Cau Rock Temple, and the ocean. Come here for drinks and desert while being mesmerized by the sun.
If you are arriving or departing late you can still catch Phu Quoc's gorgeous sunset at the Phu Quoc International Airport. Head up towards the Departures section and look east.
Scroll down to explore the 10 regions that make up Phu Quoc District.
Duong Dong is Phu Quoc's largest town and it is located along on the western coast of Phu Quoc island. Duong Dong is famous for its mighty river that bears the same name, temples, fish sauce factories, pepper farms, and of course the plentiful accommodation options available at all price points. Duong Dong is a busy urban place but there is electricity in the air. The town comes alive after the sun has set.
Nested in between Phu Quoc's two major towns (Duong Dong and An Thoi) lies Duong To, a vast central area that is home to the Bai Truong Tourist Complex, Phu Quoc's main tourist area. The Bai Truong Tourist Complex is often referred to as just "Long Beach", the literal translation of the Vietnamese words in English.Duong To is a hip modern commune with posh bars and restaurants, luxury beach resorts, and home to the Phu Quoc International Airport.