You want to travel to Phu Quoc but you do not know where to start, when to book tickets, where to book a hotel room, how to move…. If you are wondering that, do not ignore the article Phu Quoc travel experience self-sufficient from A - Z below.
Phu Quoc is the pearl island of Vietnam, a destination that many people dream of once arriving. However, for your self-sufficient Phu Quoc travel trip to take place fully, you need to equip yourself with Phu Quoc travel experiences such as a beautiful time to travel, means to go to the island, at a hotel / resort. Which, tourist destination ...
Phu Quoc Tourism: Which month should I go?
If other famous tourist destinations such as Nha Trang, Da Nang, Quy Nhon ... in good season, Phu Quoc starts in the rainy season. And vice versa, when those provinces are in the rainy season, Phu Quoc enters the beautiful season.
The rainy season in Phu Quoc usually lasts from May to October. The dry season will start from November to April next year. Therefore, according to my Phu Quoc travel experience and everyone that I have synthesized, the appropriate time to go to Phu Quoc is from September to March of the following lunar year.
At this time, the weather in Phu Quoc will be less rainy, the sea waves are calm, so moving between islands and sightseeing will be easier and more convenient. Besides, you should avoid going to holidays because this time, air tickets and travel services will increase.
Traveling to Phu Quoc by what means?
For those of you in Hanoi in particular and the North in general, the most time-saving means to travel to Phu Quoc is by plane. As for you in Saigon and neighboring provinces, you can travel by many different means.
– Airplane: Convenient for Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc, cheap airline fares, ranging around 1.6 million. Currently, domestic airlines are exploiting this flight. Travel by plane helps you go straight to Phu Quoc Island.
– By car: From Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc, you will have to travel by road and waterway to get to the island, you can go by two ways:
+ Option 1: Going to HCMC - Rach Gia - Phu Quoc. The ticket price for both directions has a total of 960,000 VND.
+ Option 2: Going to HCMC - Ha Tien - Phu Quoc. Ticket price for both departure and return is 790,000 VND
– By motorbike: You can travel by motorbike according to the same route as traveling by car.
Which resort / hotel should I stay in Phu Quoc?
Phu Quoc is a very hot tourist destination, so resorts and hotels here appear more and more with a variety of room rates from cheap, affordable to high-end prices. Depending on your needs and financial conditions, you can make the right choice.
If you travel to Phu Quoc with tight details, you should stay in a cheap hotel room, ranging from 450,000 - 500,000 VND / room for 2 people / night.
According to my Phu Quoc travel experience, staying at a hotel located on Tran Hung Dao street, close to Trung beach is reasonable, because from Tran Hung Dao, going to eat and move to tourist destinations is very convenient. . In Tran Hung Dao, most of them are resorts, bungalows, and hotels here are not many and most are 2 - 3 star hotels or more.
Or you can also choose a hotel located on 30/4 street in Duong Dong town to stay. Here, it's also easy and convenient to move around. In other areas such as Ham Ninh, Ong Lang beach, Ganh Dau ... a bit far from the center, most of them build high-end resorts, bungalows to serve foreign tourists.
Note: If you want the hotel cost to be cheap and easy to move, you should stay at a hotel located on Tran Hung Dao street or in Duong Dong town.
Some 5-star resorts in Phu Quoc are luxurious and very beautiful
Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort & Spa
Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort & Spa is one of the 5-star quality and luxury resorts hidden on the beachfront of Duong Dong town. This resort is built based on the idea of intercultural indigenous culture with impressive contemporary architecture.
Located on the coast, the resort has up to 121 rooms, architecture-centered villas. In addition, Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort & Spa has a swimming pool for each age group. Besides being attracted by architecture, tourists coming here can participate in many interesting games such as karaoke room, snorkeling ....
Address: Tran Hung Dao, Cua Lap, Duong To, Phu Quoc
Room rate: About 3,463,000 VND / night
Novotel Phu Quoc Resort
Built with an area of 7.3ha next to Bai Truong, Novotel Phu Quoc Resort is considered a classy resort so stay in Phu Quoc. At Novotel Phu Quoc Resort, tourists will experience a sophisticated and luxurious accommodation system as well as be satisfied with the attentive and dedicated service style of the staff here.
The resort has a total of 400 rooms, including swimming pool, villa, suite…. All of these rooms are designed in a modern style, equipped with high-end equipment to bring convenience to customers.
Address: Duong Bao, Duong To, Phu Quoc
Price room: 2,688,852 VND / night
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay
At Bai Khem, about 16km from Phu Quoc International Airport, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay resort is currently a favorite destination for customers.
The 5-star resort has about 244 rooms, all designed based on the idea of a fictional university. This is a masterpiece from renowned architect Bill Bensley with a blend of classical architecture and international amenities.
Address: At Bai Khem, An Thoi, Phu Quoc
Room price: 6.050.000 VND / night
Places to visit when traveling to Phu Quoc
In Phu Quoc there are many beautiful destinations including pristine beaches, clear water or secluded islands to help you have a lot of experiences and interesting. In the following, I will share tourist destinations in Phu Quoc so go by each zone for you to move to convenient destinations.
Tourist destination east of Phu Quoc
The crowded area of Phu Quoc is the place you should visit and experience first. Here is a pristine island, you can admire, snorkel or fish.
Going to Ham Ninh fishing village to watch the sunrise
If you want to watch the sunrise, the most ideal place to watch the sunrise is the wharf area in Ham Ninh fishing village. You should go at 5:30 am to be able to wait for the sunrise. Besides, in Ham Ninh, there is a famous crab dish.
After watching the sun, you should go to the area near the market to eat vermicelli, buy crabs at the wharf rented. The price of crabs here is about 180,000 - 200,000 VND / kg, you can rent boiled with a service price of 30,000 VND / kg.
Truc Lam Ho Quoc Zen Monastery
The destination on the adventure to explore in the East of Phu Quoc is also Truc Lam Ho Quoc Monastery. This place has a mountain-backed view and a sea view. The seascape here is really fascinating. Not only that, this place is also considered a beautiful place to watch the sunset. You can watch the sunset here.
Located about 25km from Duong Dong, Bai Khem is located in the south of Phu Quoc. This is a very famous destination that attracts tourists. Khem Beach has a very gentle shape with an arc, with white sand in the middle of green color. This is the most beautiful beach in Phu Quoc.
An Thoi archipelago
If you do not go diving to see the coral on An Thoi Island, it is considered that you have not gone to Phu Quoc. This archipelago is located in the Gulf of Thailand, here has a very unspoilt island, a beautiful coral reef. Here, you will have many very interesting experiences:
– Dive and see coral
– Make Robinson on a deserted island
– Go fishing
Tourist destination in the South of Phu Quoc Island
Nail Island, Horizontal, Cloudy
Known as "fairy still sleeping", Mong Tay is very attractive due to its seductive beauty. This dish is located in the middle of Ba Lua island, Hai Tac island. Due to the rather difficult traffic, the people living in Mong Tay Island are few, almost maintaining its pristine beauty, and have not been affected by the industry. This island is gentle and beautiful, no less mysterious and interesting. Here, you can leisurely walk on the immense sand slopes, watching the sea of straight coconut trees.
Sao Beach is the most beautiful beach in Phu Quoc, attracting tourists. The beach is clean, pristine and has clear blue water, stretching fine sand. Therefore, this beach is considered to be not inferior to the beaches in the world. Therefore, if you come to Phu Quoc, do not miss this beautiful beach, stroll on the sand dunes and immerse in the blue water.
Phu Quoc prison
If you want to explore historic sites in Phu Quoc, you should not miss Phu Quoc prison. Here, images from the darkest period in Phu Quoc are preserved with a row of prisons, extremely frightening penalties.
Tourist destination in Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc
Dinh Cau is a tourist destination that you should visit. Dinh Cau is considered a symbol in Phu Quoc. Not impressive about architecture, but Dinh Cau has a beautiful location, located on the edge of the sea, so watching the sunset here will be extremely beautiful.
This is the longest and busiest beach in Phu Quoc, up to 20km long, running along Dinh Cau cape to Tau Ru. There are many projects planned here, hopefully in the coming time, Truong Beach will become more impressive and attract people to look for.
Phu Quoc night market
Phu Quoc Night Market is an important highlight in Phu Quoc. Here, you can easily enjoy the sea cuisine in Phu Quoc, with delicious dishes in Phu Quoc, the impressive thing is that you can easily buy unique and interesting souvenirs.
Tourist destination in the North of Phu Quoc Island
Bai Ong Lang
Bai Ong Lang beach is about 10km from the center of Duong Dong, and many people look for when coming to Phu Quoc. However, according to my Phu Quoc travel experience, here is not very impressive, if you have a lot of time in Phu Quoc, you can come to this place. Perhaps, the impression of this beach is that it is clean, not crowded.
Vinpearl Land (VinWonders) and Vinpearl Safari
Vinpearl Land (VinWonders) and Vinpearl Safari are great places for tourists coming to Phu Quoc. You come here will be delighted to have fun with games from indoor to outdoor, to gently relax to adventure. Besides, coming here, you will see impressive performances, rare gazes such as golden mountain turtles, light lizards….
Phu Quoc Long Beach
Bai Dai is considered a beautiful beach in Phu Quoc, voted as the most pristine and beautiful beach in Phu Quoc. But the construction of resorts and amusement parks here makes bathing and moving are limited.
The fishing village of Rach Vem Phu Quoc
Rach Vem Phu Quoc fishing village is a very beautiful fishing village, unfortunately a bit far from the center, difficult to move. Famous as a starry beach, the place for you to take unique pictures.
Cape Ganh Oil Phu Quoc
Located in the North, Phu Quoc Ganh Dau Cape is isolated from the above tourist destinations. What you can easily feel here is a sense of peace and slow life exploration here. Therefore, according to my Phu Quoc travel experience, if anyone wants to live slowly, going to Ganh Dau Phu Quoc cape is the ideal place.
Transportation on Phu Quoc Island
In addition to transportation to Phu Quoc Island, you will probably also be interested in transportation on the island. If you go with many people, you can take a package taxi or if you want to have an experience trip, you should rent a motorbike to travel. Motorbike rental prices here range from 120,000 to 150,000 VND / vehicle / day.
Phu Quoc dishes and specialties should try
Noodles Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc trumpet noodle dish is super strange. Unlike vermicelli broth in the Western provinces, which is cooked from snakehead fish, but the vermicelli broth in Phu Quoc is cooked from noni fish, silver fish or sea fish.
According to my Phu Quoc travel experience, coming to Phu Quoc without eating herring salad is considered not here. This is a dish that everyone eats is delicious. If you like to eat fish salad, this will be your favorite dish.
Vermicelli stirring Kien Xet
Referring to Phu Quoc specialties, people often think of seafood and Kien Xon noodle soup. Noodles is a variant of Binh Dinh shrimp vermicelli. The feature of this dish is fresh ingredients, noodles are made on the spot.
Ham Ninh crab
Ham Ninh is a coastal fishing village famous for its specialty is crab. The crab meat here is both firm and sweet, just steaming it with salt and lemon pepper will be very delicious. Therefore, this is a common dish in seafood parties of tourists coming to Phu Quoc.
Hai Sam is a delicious dish that you should try when coming to Phu Quoc. This is a high-quality, nutritious dish from the sea, and is known as Suddenly, Gossip. Both crispy and delicious, the price of sea cucumber is a bit high, but the flavor of this dish is worth a try.
Sea urchin, also known as sea urchin, urchin. Phu Quoc people and tourists often eat live jum with mustard. The bum eggs are sweet, fatty, but the taste is very special, you can feel all of them after trying. Besides eating raw, nhum is also cooked porridge, grilled with onion fat.
The above is the super economical A - Z travel experience from A - Z that is summarized from Resorts International's Phu Quoc trips, hope it will be helpful to you, helping you to have a complete Phu Quoc trip. and most interestingly.