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Top Choice Market in Can Tho

Cai Rang Floating Market

The biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta, Cai Rang is just 6km from Can Tho in the direction of Soc Trang. There is a bridge here that serves as a great vantage point for photography. The market is best aroun…
Top Choice Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Sao Beach

With picture-perfect white sand, the delightful curve of beautiful Sao Beach bends out alongside a sea of mineral-water clarity just a few kilometres from An Thoi, the main shipping port at the southern tip of the i…
Top Choice Fusion in Phu Quoc Island

Saigonese

The hippest, casual dining on Phu Quoc delights with fusion dishes lifted from designer cookbooks. The appetisers excel in bao (steamed buns filled with pulled beef and beetroot), and squid with avocado cream. Try t…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Phu Quoc Island

Spice House at Cassia Cottage

Nab a sea-view table, order a papaya salad, grilled garlic prawns, banh xeo (Vietnamese pancake), cinnamon-infused okra, a delectable Khmer fish curry or grilled beef skewers wrapped in betel leaves and time dinner …
Top Choice Vietnamese in Can Tho

Nem Nuong Thanh Van

The only dish this locally acclaimed spot does is the best nem nuong in town. Roll your own rice rolls using the ingredients provided: pork sausage, rice paper, green banana, star fruit (carambola), cucumber and a r…
Top Choice International in Phu Quoc Island

Mango Bay Restaurant

One of the best eating experiences around is to sit on the deck at Mango Bay, dining on tamarind blue-swimmer crab and peering out to sea. There are Australian beef steaks, honey duck breast and lots of Thai flavour…
Top Choice Fusion in Phu Quoc Island

Itaca Resto Lounge

This much-applauded restaurant has a winning Mediterranean-Asian fusion menu (with tapas), a much-enjoyed alfresco arrangement and friendly, welcoming hosts. Don't expect sea views, but do expect wagyu beef burgers,…
Top Choice Memorial in Ha Tien

Ba Chuc Tomb

Ba Chuc’s memorial, 75km from Ha Tien, stands as a ghastly reminder of the horrors perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge. Between 18 April and 30 April 1978, the Khmer Rouge killed 3157 villagers here, leaving only two sur…
Top Choice Island in Ha Tien

Pirate Island

This small speck of an island, covered in lush vegetation and with clear blue waters, has a sordid 500-year history as a pirate haven, which only came to an end during the reunification in 1975. Today the inhabitant…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cao Lanh

Xeo Quyt Forest

Around 35km southeast of Cao Lanh is the magnificent 52-hectare Xeo Quyt Forest near My Hiep village. One vast swamp beneath a beautiful thick canopy of tall trees and vines, it hides the remains of Viet Cong bunker…