Have you checked in Phu Quoc island yet? You don’t get it wrong, it’s the “island city” of Phu Quoc!
In December 2021, Phu Quoc was officially approved to become the island city of Kien Giang province. So what is special about the city of Phu Quoc island? Let’s explore!
Phu Quoc officially became the first island city in Vietnam
What is special about Phu Quoc island city? Perhaps the first special and impressive feature is the name “island city” in Kien Giang province, not only that, but Phu Quoc is also the first island city of Vietnam.
For a long time, Phu Quoc pearl island is a familiar place with a special attraction to many near and far tourists and international friends; to admire the beauty and explore the wonderful natural sceneries among the blue sea, golden sand, open and fresh space.
In terms of geographical location, Phu Quoc is located on the southwestern sea of our country; bordering Ha Tien City, Kien Luong district, and bordering Thailand and Cambodia.
With the favor of nature, the Phu Quoc district is covered by a long coastline, many beaches still retain the pristine beauty, fine sand, beautiful clear water.
Not only that, Phu Quoc also has rich potential fishing grounds, converging favorable factors for aquaculture and fishing in combination with economic development and tourism.
Recently, according to the resolution of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, since January 1, 2021, Phu Quoc City officially established on the basis of the status of the entire natural area and population size of 179,480 people.
After Phu Quoc becomes a city, it will include 9 communal administrative units; including An Thoi ward, Duong Dong ward, and seven communes: Duong To, Ham Ninh, Bai Thom, Ganh Dau, Cua Can, Cua Duong, Tho Chau.
In the future, the island city of Phu Quoc will give priority to development to become a service center, marine ecotourism with an international pioneer statue of Vietnam.
What is special about Phu Quoc island city?
The city of Phu Quoc Island is special because, amidst modern development, high-rise buildings, high-class entertainment, and resort centers; in harmony with vibrant life is the beautiful nature of clear blue water beaches, stretches of white sand.
Not only that, this place has extremely quiet space, a bit of romance, soaring, mixed with the rhythm of life of the friendly and hospitable sea-island people.
Modern entertainment places
What’s special about Phu Quoc Island city? A brand new place that followers of Phu Quoc must check in is Sun Premier Village Primavera Phu Quoc; located in the south of the island.
This is a Mediterranean project with inspiration from the Amalfi Coast; known as paradise beach with distinctive and vibrant colorful towns; located right next to An Thoi station of Hon Thom cable car.
Although not officially put into operation, Primavera Phu Quoc is a “checklist” that cannot be ignored if you are planning to visit the island city of Phu Quoc in 2021.
Vin Wonder, Safari, and other names are extremely prominent when talking about attractive entertainment places in Phu Quoc. If Vinpearl Phu Quoc is a place where you can have fun from group games, refreshing water games, or exciting outdoor entertainment games; Vinpearl Safari, not just an entertainment area. It is also a place where children and their families over-examine the life of endemic and rare animals in the Vinpearl area.
Sun World Hon Thom is also a special place that makes the trip to explore the city of Phu Quoc island more exciting; with the longest sea-crossing Hon Thom cable car system in the world with a total length of 7,899.9 m.
Many attractive tourist places
Referring to the city of Phu Quoc Island, it is impossible to ignore attractive tourist destinations with wild and captivating beauty of nature, which has not been explored much, so it is extremely beautiful.
Firstly, there are small islands such as Mong Tay, May Rut, Gam Ghì … where you can immerse yourself in the beautiful nature, amidst immense waves of cool water and long sandy beaches.
The interesting activities here are not only admiring the beauty of the sea; but also check-in spots with a great background, snorkeling, walking on the seafloor, and enjoying delicious seafood dishes.
In addition to the beautiful islands, the beaches with charming beauty are so hot places that you will definitely want to come back for “N times” again.
Highlights are Sao beach with the shape of a bow, blue water in the dawn; Dai beach with fine sand and recreational activities; Truong beach, a place to watch the sunset and the dawn extremely cool, lost in the brilliant space of light radiating from the horizon; or Khem beach with peaceful beauty for the days of sedimentation.
Exciting play place
Phu Quoc Night Market is one of the vibrant places at night not to be missed. The first impression is that the colorful welcome gate, the stream of people excited to explore, shop and the “tinkling” sound of attractive ice cream stalls.
At the night market, you will easily enjoy seafood dishes at reasonable prices; chou peanuts with fragrant aroma; vermicelli stirring with rich soup; or visit souvenir stalls to choose to buy gifts for friends, relatives.
Sailing Club is also a vibrant nightlife venue, including restaurants, beer club, music live show … for you to “swing” through the night.
But if you want to try the feeling of “red and black adventure”, you can go to Phu Quoc Casino; with about 200 – 400 gambling tables, 2000 extremely scalable slot machines.
“Chill” in Phu Quoc
Sunset Phu Quoc
Although Phu Quoc has a modern development, it still retains a quiet rustic character; in the pure and open space of nature that many people want to “temporarily escape” from the noisy, smoggy city.
Referring to the chill feeling in Phu Quoc, there is a “specialty” watching the sunset very romantic. What is better than choosing for yourself a beautiful view, relaxing your spirit, watching the brightly colored sun reflected on the sea, then gradually turning to gentle purple light then fading under the horizon.
Some places to watch the beautiful sunset that many people vote on when coming to Phu Quoc include Sunset Sanato; This is not only a place to watch the beautiful sunset but also has many check-in spots of Phu Quoc. Snail Bar or Chuon Chuon Bistro & Bar is also a place that many people love to immerse in flying space.
Miniature Maldives in Phu Quoc
Besides, if you want to find somewhere quiet to relax, then outside the center of Duong Dong ward, the east of Phu Quoc – Ham Ninh fishing village is also a very worthwhile place to experience.
Not only has the peaceful space of a coastal fishing village, fresh and affordable seafood is processed into attractive dishes; but also converges quality homestay suitable for relaxation and harmony between heaven and blue sea, yellow sand.
The most interesting, not to mention that the homestay is like “Little Maldives” in Phu Quoc like Naomi, Lotus home, Banana hotel …
Rach Vem starfish
Seeing starfish in Rach Vem is also a favorite experience for many young people; although there is a rather difficult road to go; but in return, you will be able to see the beautiful “starfish”. beautiful. However, you should also note that the time to watch the starfish is during the dry days and in the dry season.
Famous places + specialties
Coming to Phu Quoc, in addition to the wild beauty, there are still many interesting places you can add to the list of places to explore on the pearl island.
Typically, visit Phu Quoc pepper garden and buy a few specialties as gifts, pearl culture facilities, fish sauce houses, Phu Quoc Ridgeback Dog Farm, Phu Quoc Prison, Dinh Cau – tourist destination spirituality and eye-catching beauty, squid fishing tour at night with unforgettable experiences …
And do not forget to enjoy the specialties in Phu Quoc; such as raw herring salad mixed with grated coconut, vermicelli, rice vermicelli, smart cake, Ham Ninh crab, sea nuggets, mackerel cake, sim candy, wild sim wine …