A sleepy palm fringed island a short flight from Saigon, Phu Quoc is an idyllic retreat after exploring the highlights of Vietnam.
The country’s largest island, Phu Quoc sits in the Gulf of Thailand with its surrounding waters surrounding rich in marine life with superb viewing for divers and snorkellers. There’s also a densely forested interior to discover, peaceful fishing towns to wander secluded beaches to kayak from.
Renowned for serving some the freshest and finest seafood in all of Vietnam, we can recommend the best local restaurants and the island’s handful of hotels also offer some fine dining and luxury service to go with your tropical surrounds.
When to go
The best time is from November to June.
What to do
- Explore the coastline by Kayak. Rent a bicycle. Visit the Pearl Farms. Go squid fishing. Explore the many beautiful beaches. Get your PADI Diving licence. Dive and snorkel to your heart’s content.
- Go for a swim at one of the picturesque waterfalls.