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Beach vacation in Phu Quoc island

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Phu Quoc Island is quickly becoming a sought-after beach destination. With a climate that allows for visits from October to April, Phu Quoc has a bright future as a premier beach destination, similar to Thailand.

Beach vacation in Phu Quoc island

Discover the Hidden Gem of Southern Vietnam - Phu Quoc Island

Located at the southern tip of Vietnam, facing the Gulf of Thailand and just a 1-hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc Island is quickly becoming a sought-after beach destination. With a climate that allows for visits from October to April, Phu Quoc has a bright future as a premier beach destination, similar to Thailand.

The hub of tourist activity on the island can be found in Duong Dong, where visitors can lounge on pristine blond sand beaches surrounded by coconut trees. But there are also more secluded beaches to discover, perfect for a day trip on a motorbike around the island.

The lively and colorful day market and the charming night market are must-sees, offering fresh seafood, fruits of the sea, and shellfish, as well as pearls directly from the pearl farm. Phu Quoc is famous for its nuoc mam, a staple in Vietnamese cuisine, and visitors can tour local artisanal production facilities.

To cap off a perfect day, try your hand at squid fishing at night with the help of illuminated lamps as bait. Come discover the hidden gem of Phu Quoc Island and experience the true essence of Vietnam’s tropical paradise.