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Dinh Cau Beach: An ideal destination to watch the sunset in Phu Quoc

02/04/2023 3020 views

Dinh Cau Beach is a well-known tourist site in Phu Quoc. There are spectacular landscapes and activities that pique the interest of many tourists every year.

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The charming scenery of Dinh Cau Beach (Source: Collected)

Besides the poetic and peaceful view of the sea, Phu Quoc island is also famous for Dinh Cau Beach. It is an ideal check-in location with clear blue water and captivating scenery. In particular, it offers the best experience for watching the sunset. If you plan to travel to Phu Quoc, read the guide below to discover Dinh Cau Beach.

1. Location of Dinh Cau Beach? How to get there?

  • Location

Dinh Cau Beach is in town 2, Duong Dong ward, Phu Quoc city, Kien Giang province. Because Dinh Cau Beach is close to the city center, visitors can easily move here to enjoy the scenery, swim, check in, etc.

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Dinh Cau Beach is quite near the city center (Source: Collected)

  • How to get there

Dinh Cau Beach is located near the center of Duong Dong ward, so you need to move a few hundred meters to the west to reach Dinh Cau Beach.

In detail, follow Tran Hung Dao Street, turn into Vo Thi Sau, and go to the end of the road to see the entrance to Dinh Cau Night Market and Dinh Cau Cape. Dinh Cau Beach is next to those places. Because the road is relatively easy, you can travel by car or motorbike.

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Tourists can choose from many vehicles to get to Dinh Cau Beach (Source: Collected)

>>> Read more: Phu Quoc Beach Guide: List of TOP 15 stunning beaches for your bucket list to capture the pristine beauty of the ocean!

2. What to do at Dinh Cau Beach? TOP 3 MUST-HAVE experiences

2.1. Enjoy awesome beach activities

Coming to Dinh Cau Beach, visitors can also enjoy the cool sea breeze, watch the scenery of the sunny beach, and indulge themselves in the emerald green sea with white clouds. 

In addition to the charming beauty when it is sunny, Dinh Cau Beach offers tourists the fantastic experience of watching the sunset over the sea. When the sun goes down, the blue color of the sea blended with the orange of the sun creates an incredibly poetic and mesmerizing scene. Visitors to Dinh Cau Beach in the late afternoon cannot miss this breathtaking scene.

In addition, with the advantage of a long beach, tourists can engage in a variety of beach-related activities. Here are some of the suggested beach activities that are suitable for everyone: 

  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Watching the sunrise and sunset
  • Taking photos with stunning beach backgrounds
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Many activities await you to discover in Dinh Cau Beach (Source: Collected)

>>> Read more: Things to do in Phu Quoc: A bucket list for an EXCEPTIONAL vacation to discover the paradise of Phu Quoc!

2.2. Explore the sacred Dinh Cau Temple

Dinh Cau Temple is one of the most revered temples on the rocky cliffs of Phu Quoc island. To access the temple, you must go through 29 stone steps surrounded by green trees. When entering the temple, visitors may sense the holiness it provides. 

  • The historical legend of Dinh Cau Temple

According to legend, terrible storms in the past caused the deaths of many fishermen when they were making an effort to return home from the sea. One day, a high rocky cliff appeared in the middle of the ocean, aiding the fishermen in navigating to the right course. Therefore, inhabitants of the island thought of the event as a divine blessing, so they decided to construct a shrine, which is now known as Dinh Cau Temple. 

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The historical legend of Dinh Cau Temple intrigues the curiosity of many tourists (Source: Collected)

  • The architecture of Dinh Cau Temple

Dinh Cau Temple features the architecture of Northern temples, with its bright red curved roof and large pillars carved with impressive patterns. On the roof of Dinh Cau, you can see two dragon statues facing the moon. Coming to Dinh Cau Phu Quoc, you should not miss the opportunity to take pictures to check in at spots full of ancient and sacred looks.

  • Special festival at Dinh Cau Temple

Dinh Cau festival is held on the 15th and 16th of the 10th lunar month. During this time, the locals gather and pray for pleasant weather and successful fishing. Besides, many fun games, such as sack-jumping, and racing boats, make the place more lively than ever. 

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Some features of the architecture of Dinh Cau Temple (Source: Collected)

2.3. Try Phu Quoc specialties in Dinh Cau Night Market

Phu Quoc night market is one of the most attractive nightlife venues, opening at around 8 pm every day. The market closes at around 11 pm, depending on the number of visitors.

The night market will be divided into 2 areas: one specializing in selling souvenirs and the other selling food. Therefore, besides buying souvenirs for friends and relatives, visitors can also enjoy street food, one of the must-try activities here. 

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Enjoying delicious seafood-related dishes is a must-try activity on a Phu Quoc trip (Source: Collected)

At Dinh Cau night market, tasting lots of delicious dishes made from fresh seafood, including sea urchins, abalone, shrimp, fish, snails, etc., is a wonderful experience. The price of seafood is very reasonable and is available to tourists. However, you should check the price carefully in advance before ordering to avoid unexpected surcharges.

>>> Read more: Phu Quoc food & Phu Quoc restaurants strongly suggested for your trip to taste mouth-watering dishes!

3. BEST places to visit near Dinh Cau Beach Phu Quoc

Besides Dinh Cau Beach, Phu Quoc has many other tourist sites, such as Ong Lang Beach, Ham Ninh Fishing Village, and Ho Quoc Temple. They are charming locations that many tourists choose to explore together when traveling to the beautiful island.

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Discover Ong Lang Beach, a pristine beach in Phu Quoc (Source: Collected)

Furthermore, Phu Quoc Island has also attracted many tourists thanks to its modern and dynamic entertainment areas, such as VinWonders Phu Quoc.

VinWonders Phu Quoc is known as the largest theme park in Vietnam. The park offers 6 subdivisions with 12 themes inspired by renowned human civilizations, fairy tales, and historical anecdotes. All of them promise to bring visitors a fantastic and alluring experience.

  • Fairy World: Your journey to Fairy World will take you to an enchanting fairyland where you can experience many beloved childhood stories and meet well-known characters.
  • Mysterious Viking Village: Here, you can explore the culture of this hamlet and practice being a warrior to overcome the difficulties of the mighty Viking tribe. 
  • Neptune Palace: Some worthwhile activities at this marine paradise include exploring 300 species with around 255,000 individuals, spending the night in the aquarium, and feeding the fish.
  • European Streetmosphere: Coming here, you can shop at the shopping streets “Copenhagen Fair” and “Fire Phoenix Square” and enjoy colorful performances from skillful actors.
  • Adventure World: You can travel back in time to an era of spectacular Mayan palaces and glorious Greek temples, ride one of the fastest roller coasters, and uncover the secrets of a volcano buried deep within the Amazon rainforest.
  • Typhoon World: It features 36 incredible activities that simulate a tropical Hawaiian paradise. The highlights of Typhoon World are a slide called “Snake Venom” and the crashing waves at Oahu Tsunami Pool. 
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Endless activities in VinWonders Phu Quoc

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Dinh Cau Beach is an excellent choice for a Phu Quoc itinerary because of its unique festival, poetic landscapes, delectable food, and intriguing historical stories. Hopefully, the article above will provide you with the necessary detailed information about the beach so that you can capture as many memorable moments as possible when coming here.

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