Duong Dong town

Duong Dong is a lively little Vietnamese town located on Phu Quoc island with appr. 30.000 inhabitants. It is the center of commerce and administration of Phu Quoc. Every morning the fresh market takes place along the river, when people from around Duong Dong come to sell and buy fruits, vegetable, meet and of course

Rach Tram & Rach Vem beaches

Location: north of the island Vietnamese name: Bãi Rạch Tràm & Bãi Rạch Vẹm >>Ong Lang beach These two seldom-visited beaches lie in the island’s remote north. Thick tropical jungle covers the hills here, as they drop down to meet the pristine waters of the Gulf of Thailand. On each of these shimmering beaches, both

Ong Lang Beach

Location: centre-west of the island Vietnamese name: Bãi Ông Lang Several gentle bays of glowing sand, punctuated by black rocks and lined with leaning palm trees, make up Ong Lang Beach. On the central-west coast, just north of Phu Quoc Island’s main town of Duong Dong, this pretty beach is peppered with excellent-value mid to

Long Beach

Aptly named, Long Beach (Bai Truong) stretches for almost 20km along the southwestern coast of Phu Quoc Island. Rows of coconut palms stand along its entire length. The beach’s yellow sand is backed by a grassy verge, and during the dry season months (November to April) the water is almost completely motionless; a liquid mirror

Sao & Khem Beach

Lying in the balmy waters of the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is Vietnam’s largest island and home to some of the country’s best beaches. Sao and Khem beaches are both curving stretches of fine white sand backed by tropical trees, in the southeast of the island. Sao is one of the most popular beaches