Tops attractions in South Phu Quoc island, Vietnam
Bai Sao beach
Bai Sao beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc. This place has a white sand coast that is smooth as cream. The beach is 7km in length and shaped like a half moon. In rush months, Bai Sao beach is filled with tourists, so if you want to enjoy yourself at this beach, you should arrive early to rent a hammock to rest.
Bai Sao beach is situated above Nam Dao, 30km away from Duong Dong town. A word of advice: if you want to go here, rent a taxi or just follow the direction of An Thoi. This road is small but is not dusty. Some trucks use this road but it is still more comfortable than the dirt road (near Bai Truong, it is much faster this way but also more dust).
Bai Khem beach
Bai Khem beach has not been touched by human too much, the sand here is white and smooth as a powder. A minus point here is there are lots of garbages and leafs around this beach, and the sea is not that clean either. In return, the seafood here is crazy. Main dishes here are grilled fish and raw herring salad with reasonable price. You can visit the Cuc Man restaurant to taste the “Coi Bien Mai” and then relax on a hammock. In Bai Khem, there is also a pearl farming area that is worth the attention.
Bai Khem Beach is in the South Phu Quoc, 25km away from Duong Dong town, 5km away from An Thoi.
Ham Ninh fish village
The life here at the village is almost the same as it was in the past, with the house being simply built by bamboo. The main economic activities are diving for pearl, catching holothurian, catching crab. Visiting Ham Ninh in the morning to enjoy the sunset or in the night when the moon shines is the best way to experience Ham Ninh. The specialty here is the sentinel-crabs that was just caught. They will cook them by boiling them. The red, the stiffness of the meat is eaten along with salt pepper and lemon. A wonderful cuisine of Phu Quoc.
Ham Ninh fishing village is on the east coast of the island, about 20km due to the northeast away from Duong Dong town.
Fish sauce production house
By coming here, you can get to know the traditional mean of creating Phu Quoc fish sauce, which is a famous seasoning internationally.The tourists can also buy fish sauce right at the workshop.
Phung Hung fish sauce is near Duong Dong town-An Thoi road, opposite the Phu Quoc prison.
An Thoi archipelago
This group of islands consists of 15 small and big islands lying along the southwest of Phu Quoc. The sea here is clear and deep, 30m in depth at some place. The tourists will see that this place is suitable for activities like sight-seeing, exploring the nature, fishing, squid fishing, swimming, and
diving… Some of the more popular islands in the archipelago include Hon Dan, Hon Dua, Hon Roi, Hon Thom, Hon Mong Tay, Hon Gam Ghi. This group of islands is in the South of Phu Quoc island.
+ Hon Mong Tay
This place is an isolated island belongs to An Thoi archipelago. There are no locals and there are no services from the mainland here. Hon Mong Tay is a suitable destination for picnics or camping and exploring the wild nature.
Another interesting activity here is diving to observe the coral beds here. With 17 different kinds of coral and lots of anemones with different shapes and colors. These corals will leave you a long-lasting experience about a great trip to an isolated island.
+ Hon Gam Ghi
This island is situated in the farthest south of An Thoi archipelago. Hon Gam Ghi attracts a lot of tourists because of the aboriginal beach, stones with weird shapes, white sand, a huge ocean with lots of coral. The population of corals here is so huge you only need to put your face in the water to see them.
Hope you enjoy your stay in Phu Quoc!
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