Factory in Phu Quoc Island

Fish Sauce Factory

The distillery of Nuoc Mam Hung Thanh is the largest of Phu Quoc’s fish-sauce makers, a short walk from the market in Duong Dong. At first glance, the giant wooden vats may make you think you’ve arrived for a wine t…
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…
Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Long Beach

Long Beach is draped invitingly along the west coast from Duong Dong almost to An Thoi port. Development concentrates in the north near Duong Dong, where the recliners and rattan umbrellas of the various resorts rul…
Nature Reserve in Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc National Park

About 90% of Phu Quoc is forested and the trees and adjoining marine environment enjoy official protection. This is the last large stand of forest in the south, and in 2010 the park was declared a Unesco Biosphere R…
Village in Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong

The island’s main town and chief fishing port on the central west coast is a tangle of budget hotels catering to domestic tourists, streetside stalls, bars and shops. The old bridge in town is a great vantage point …
Museum in Phu Quoc Island

Coi Nguon Museum

With displays on Vietnamese medicines, Stone Age tools, a boatful of barnacle-encrusted ceramics, oddly compelling shell-covered furniture and a small room devoted to the island prison, this private museum is an odd…
Taoist Temple in Phu Quoc Island

Dinh Cau Temple

This combination temple and lighthouse was built in 1937 to honour Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea, who provides protection for sailors and fishers. Sometimes called a ‘castle’, Dinh Cau gives you a good view of t…
Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Vung Bau Beach

Appealing northern beach reachable via the coastal road. The waves are rough and it's a little neglected, but it means that you can have the beach without the crowds. Be quick, development is in the works.
Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Thom Beach

The road from Dai Beach to Thom Beach via Ganh Dau is very beautiful, passing through dense forest with tantalising glimpses of the coast below.
Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Dai Beach

A relatively isolated northern beach that retains its remote tropical charm.