There are so many wild idyllic beaches on Phu Quoc Island that you will find amongst them a good selection on which to enjoy your holiday. While they all pretty much have white sands, calm seas and warm waters, there are also lots of variations to choose from. Which one is the best? Maybe we can help you decide!
On the west side of the island lies the main beach called Long Beach. It is here that most of the hotels and resorts are located. The beach on this side of the island is more than 5 miles long, heading south from Duong Dong Town. You will find some sections here totally deserted, while other parts are packed with hotels.
Ganh Dau beach
Located at the top of the island on the north west coast approximately 28kms from Duong Dong lies the quiet and peaceful collection of beaches of Ganh Dau. Just adventure through the village and you’ll find this little piece of paradise. There’s one local beach side restaurant that serves a good selection of seafood.
On the east side of Phu Quoc lie some of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Getting to Sao beach is a bit tricky. You will need some local help to get here. If you take a taxi, it won’t be so difficult to find the place, however remember it is a little isolated. There are a couple of restaurants here and one place with basic accommodation.
Cua Can beach
Located on the west coast approximately 8km north of Duong Dong town and just beyond the village of the same name lies a beautiful peninsula. Consider asking for a lift from a local fisherman to get here or adventure through the many wooden bridges in the nearby village.
Hidden behind a green forest, the beach with white sand and crystal clear water offers an ideal hideaway for those who want to stay away from noisy and crowded destinations.
Bai Dai beach
Located on the upper west coast just beyond the Vung Bau beach lies a long stretch of deserted pristine beach of Bai Dai running for more than 2 miles along this sunset drenched coast. Hurry up and check it out before the golf balls start flying past your head.
Vung Bau beach
Located on the upper west coast just past the town of Cua Can and approximately 10kms from Duong Dong lies a beautiful half moon beach that is mostly uninhabited except for some local houses at the northern end and one restaurant catering to all visitors. If you’re looking for some adventure, there’s a dive shop along the main road that will take you to nearby islands for a small fee.
Bai Thom beach
Located on the far north east of Phu Quoc approximately 35kms from Duong Dong you will be find a long stretch of uninhabited beach. While not one of the most attractive of beaches, it is quite remote and getting here will be quite challenging, the best option is by motorbike.
Ong Lang beach
Ong Lang Beach is some 10 kilometers north of Duong Dong, which can be reached by taxi or tourists can rent motorbikes in town and drive here. Not well known among tourists, Ong Lang offers an even a more pristine look than Khem Beach.
Bai Vong beach
Located on the east coast about 8kms from Duong Dong on the way to Bai Sao (Sao beach), you will find the palm lined beaches of Bai Vong, with a couple of local restaurants serving local tasty food. Follow the tracks by motorbike to find the more remote parts of these swallow beaches. Read more A perfect moment in Sao Beach – Phu Quoc island.