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Phu Quoc Beach Guide: List of TOP 15 stunning beaches for your bucket list

24/03/2023 2125 views

Phu Quoc Beach is always on the list of top-rated destinations in Vietnam thanks to its gorgeous beauty of nature and a variety of outdoor leisure activities. If you are making plans for a trip to the pearl island, don’t miss out on these 15 stunning Phu Quoc beaches.

Phu Quoc Beach

Phu Quoc Beach is a heaven of entertainment and relaxation (Source: Collected)

If you are a sea and nature lover, Phu Quoc Beach is undoubtedly a perfect destination to spend your summer vacation with golden sunshine, soft sandbank, cool sea breeze and blue sea water. Check out the top 15 impressive Phu Quoc beaches now, grab your backpack and pamper yourself with the most healing trip ever!

1. Starfish Beach Phu Quoc – The kingdom of starfish on Phu Quoc Island

Located in Bai Sao hamlet, An Thoi town and in the South of the pearl island, 25 kilometers away from the center of Duong Dong town, Starfish Beach is undoubtedly one of the most stunning Phu Quoc beaches. The beach is famous for the ivory-colored soft sandbank in a moon-like curved form, crystal clear seawater and green palms along the coast. Besides, it is also home to an abundance of flora and fauna species, especially lively orange color starfish.

Starfish Beach Phu Quoc

The beach is named “Starfish” because of the abundance of starfish there (Source: @landyshka777)

The best time to visit Starfish Beach is from June to October, since the sea remains calm and soothing. Moreover, starfish are most abundant in September and October, thus it is the ideal time to capture the pristine beauty of the ocean. Aside from swimming and sunbathing, tourists can take part in interesting water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking, take beautiful photos of the breathtaking landscape, or watch the glorious sunset and sunrise at Starfish Beach.

Phu Quoc Beach

There are lots of exciting activities at Starfish Beach (Source: Collected)

2. Bai Dai Beach Phu Quoc – The longest Phu Quoc beach

When referring to Phu Quoc beach, Bai Dai Beach which is located in the Northwest of Phu Quoc island can not be overlooked. With a 15-kilometer long coastline running from Cua Can to Ganh Dau Cape, the beach is recognized as the longest beach in Vietnam. The beach is bestowed with powdery white sand, turquoise seawater and beautiful swaying palm trees by Mother Nature.

Bai Dai Beach is still untouched and primitive (Source: @shuricane)

The best time to visit the beach is from November to March or April to June. During these periods, the weather is pleasant with little sunshine and suitable for outdoor activities. Coming to Bai Dai Beach Phu Quoc, visitors should not miss out on a variety of activities including swimming, kayaking, coral sight-seeing, cycling along the beach and organizing a beach barbecue.

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3. Khem Beach Phu Quoc – Among the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc

Located in the South of Phu Quoc island, roughly 25 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Khem Beach is perhaps on the list of top-rated Phu Quoc beaches. Thanks to the picturesque scenery of crystal blue water, natural stone blocks and a tropical forest, Khem Beach is honored in the top 50 beautiful beaches on the globe (Flight Network, 2018). Surrounded by a tropical forest, the beach is a perfect destination to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy fresh air.

Khem Beach is splendid at any season

Khem Beach is splendid at any season (Source: Collected)

There are plenty of water activities to try at Khem Beach Phu Quoc such as snorkeling and kayaking. Besides, tourists should visit pearl farms and discover the mysterious Fairy Well (Gieng Tien). Since Phu Quoc’s climate is temperate all year round, you can visit Khem Beach at any season. The ideal time to visit the beach is from October to March when there is little rain and gentle sunshine.

4. Ong Lang Beach

Located on the West coast of Phu Quoc island and 7 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Ong Lang beach is a pristine and beautiful beach which is unspoiled by urban development. The beach is not as famous as Starfish and Khem Beach, but it has its own beauty with crystal clear water, golden sand, rocks and green trees along the coast.

Ong Lang Beach

An aerial view of Ong Lang beach (Source: Collected)

Coming to Ong Lang beach, visitors can soak in the cool seawater, sunbathe on the golden sand or participate in many awesome activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, go-kart-racing. The dry season in Phu Quoc island is from October to March. It is also the best time to visit Ong Lang beach, since the weather is pleasant, dry and sunny.

5. Ganh Dau Cape Phu Quoc Island

Located in the North of Phu Quoc island, Ganh Dau Cape is a primeval and peaceful headland projecting into the sea. The cape is home to many attractive Phu Quoc beaches with deep blue sea water and golden smooth sand. Besides, tourists can explore the red soil roads through numerous serene villages as well as Phu Quoc National Park when visiting the cape.

Ganh Dau Cape

The tranquility of Ganh Dau Cape (Source: Collected)

Ganh Dau beach is perfect for tourists to relax under the shade of a palm tree, watch the sunset and eat delicious seafood. Ganh Dau has a variety of fish, particularly red grouper. Therefore, after swimming and having fun, you can get some seafood from fishermen which is incredibly fresh and reasonably priced. The best time to visit the cape is from November to April, when the weather is dry and cool.

6. Hon Mot Island

Located in Bai Thom commune, near the Northeastern coast of Phu Quoc island, Hon Mot Island is just 200 meters off the shore and has an area of 6.7 hectares, which is covered by a huge primeval forest. If you are looking for a pristine and serene Phu Quoc beach, don’t miss out on Hon Mot Island which is an ideal destination to immerse in nature.

Phu Quoc Beach

Hon Mot Island – a hidden gem in Phu Quoc (Source: Collected)

Traveling to Hon Mot Island, visitors can experience many exciting activities such as snorkeling and watching colorful corals, enjoying a beach barbecue and admiring the spectacular sunset there. The island is still unspoiled by urban development, thus it is suitable for relaxing, camping and having fun with friends.

7. Rach Vem Beach – A not-to-be-missed Phu Quoc Beach

Located in the North of Phu Quoc Island and over 20 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Rach Vem is a small and tranquil fishing village which is well-known for the smooth sandy beach and the abundance of starfish. The best time to visit Rach Vem beach is from November to April when the weather is cool and pleasant, and the water is shallow and calm.

Rach Vem

Rach Vem is a small and peaceful fishing village (Source: Collected)

Visiting Rach Vem beach, tourists have an opportunity to discover the kingdom of starfish and many houseboats along the coast. Moreover, you should try many freshly-caught seafood there. Aside from swimming and enjoying delicious seafood, fishing in the sea with local fishermen at night is also a great experience.

8. Vung Bau Phu Quoc Beach

Located in the Northwestern of the pearl island, 20 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Vung Bau beach is a secluded Phu Quoc beach situated between Ong Lang beach and Bai Dai beach. The beach has an impressive crescent shape, thus it is also called “Ban Nguyet” which means half-moon in English. What makes Vung Bau beach special is the wide range of tropical plants there such as coconut palm trees, casuarina trees, etc.

Vung Bau

Vung Bau is a secluded Phu Quoc beach (Source: Collected)

Since the beach is still primeval and untouched, it is an ideal place for recharging and enjoying true moments of relaxation. Otherwise, you can try water sports like swimming, diving and kayaking. If you are a food lover, don’t miss out on a lot of tasty seafood there.

9. Cua Can Phu Quoc Beach

Located near Cua Can estuary, 15 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Cua Can beach is formed by the intersection of Cua Can river and ocean. The sand on the beach is not as smooth as on other Phu Quoc beaches; it is a mixture of stones and sand. Nevertheless, it makes the beach even more shimmering, as the sun shines on the white stones and reflects, making the stones as gleaming as diamonds.

Cua Can beach

The turquoise clear water at Cua Can beach (Source: Collected)

Since Cua Can beach has not undergone much exploitation and innovation, it is definitely a great choice for you to relax your mind and body and contemplate the romantic landscape. Otherwise, you can rent a kayak and explore the beach yourself.

10. Dinh Cau Cape

Located in Neighborhood 2, Duong Dong town, Dinh Cau Cape is a rocky mountain which is similar to Ganh Dau Cape. Especially, the cape is a cultural and religious site where people pray for good fortune, tranquility and happiness. Coming to this area, you should visit Dinh Dau temple and the lighthouse.

Dinh Cau Cape

Dinh Cau Cape is a combination of Dinh Cau beach, Dinh Cau temple and the lighthouse (Source: Collected)

Furthermore, you should also visit Duong Dong beach, also known as Dinh Cau beach. As the oldest beach in the pearl island, the beach gains a reputation for its golden silky sand, turquoise water and clear blue sky. It is now a popular tourist attraction, attracting thousands of people each year.

11. Vong Beach Phu Quoc

Located in the East of the pearl island, near Ham Ninh fishing village and 8 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, Vong Beach is one of the most popular Phu Quoc beaches. It has a pristine beauty with swaying palm trees and crystal clear sea water, especially Phu Quoc National Park behind the beach. It will be so wonderful if you spend a day soaking in the cool water, discovering Ham Ninh fishing village and then enjoying fresh seafood while watching the sunset there.

Vong Beach

Vong Beach is a not-to-be-missed Phu Quoc beach (Source: Collected)

12. Ba Keo Beach

Located right in the center of Duong Dong town, Ba Keo beach attracts a large number of tourists thanks to its convenient location, crystal blue water and soft sandbank. The beach is one of the most beautiful places to watch the sunset in Phu Quoc. Aside from swimming and contemplating the breathtaking scenery, tourists can join many leisure activities such as kayaking, motor boating, volleyball, etc. The best time to visit Ba Keo beach is from October to March, when the weather is dry and sunny, suitable for outdoor activities.

Ba Keo beach

Ba Keo beach has a favorable location (Source: Collected)

13. An Thoi Archipelago: Hon Gam Ghi, Hon Mong Tay, Hon May Rut, Hon Thom

Located in the South of Phu Quoc island, An Thoi Archipelago consists of 18 islands and islets with unique beauty. Among them, Hon Mong Tay, Hon Gam Ghi, Hon Thom, Hon Xuong, etc. are the most famous ones, captivating the largest number of tourists.

An Thoi

A corner of An Thoi (Source: @dorotabulkowska)

Traveling to An Thoi Archipelago, you should experience plenty of exciting activities there to engage in nature and understand more about local people: exploring many islands and islets, snorkeling to watch colorful corals, catching seafood at night, visiting An Thoi Phu Quoc port and An Thoi Phu Quoc station.

14. Doi Moi Island

Located in the West of Phu Quoc island, Ganh Dau commune, Doi Moi island is one of the most gorgeous coastal islands in Phu Quoc. Opposite Phu Quoc United Center, Doi Moi is a lovely white sandy beach that shimmers in the bright yellow sunshine. In particular, the opportunity to watch the sunset on Doi Moi island should be at the top of the best things to do in Phu Quoc. It is the most beautiful time of day when the fiery sun sinks below the silvery sea.

The sunset at Doi Moi island

The sunset at Doi Moi island (Source: Collected)

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15. Sang Giau Beach

Located in the North of the pearl island, Sang Giau beach is parallel with Bai Dai beach. Since people have to go through a forest to enter the beach, the beach is still isolated and known by a small number of people. Nevertheless, like other Phu Quoc beaches, tourists can enjoy swimming, kayaking, fishing and savoring the fresh savor of seafood at Sang Giau beach.

Sang Giau Beach

A photo of Sang Giau Beach Phu Quoc (Source: Collected)

With the splendid beauty of the natural landscape, tempting fresh seafood and a diversity of outdoor activities, it is no wonder that Phu Quoc Beach will be an ideal destination for relaxation and entertainment. These 15 Phu Quoc beaches mentioned above will definitely spice up your vacation this year with exhilarating experiences and unforgettable memories.

In addition to beautiful beaches, Phu Quoc is filled with numerous appealing destinations for tourists, such as VinWonders Phu Quoc, Grand World Phu Quoc, Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Prison, Phu Quoc beaches, Phu Quoc fishing villages, Phu Quoc markets… These sites are perfect for those seeking adventure and excitement in their exploration journey. Notably, VinWonders Phu Quoc stands out with various thrilling games, a captivating aquarium, mesmerizing performances, and immersive cultural experiences. Whether with family or friends, this park is the perfect destination for a day filled with fun and adventure.

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VinWonders Phu Quoc offers a multitude of entertaining activities for visitors

VinWonders Phu Quoc offers a multitude of entertaining activities for visitors

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Vinpearl Phu Quoc offers a memorable experience

Vinpearl Phu Quoc offers a memorable experience

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