AN THOI ARCHIPELAGO
The An Thoi archipelago includes many large and small islands, of which the islands of Mong Tay, Gam Ghi, Thom island, Xuong island... all are famous and beautiful destinations that are visited by many tourists every year. Visitors can see with their own eyes the scenery of unspoilt nature; take a boat trip to see the clear blue sea with golden sunshine; and take memorable photos of the majestic islands. Not only is it a pleasure to swim in the cool sea water, but visitors can also experience fishing tours on boats and cook delicious meals on the spot; or take a coral tour and learn why Phuc Quoc is known to have the longest and most beautiful coral reefs in Vietnam.
HAM NINH FISHING VILLAGE
The Ham Ninh fishing village is located on the East coast of Ngoc island, at the foot of Ham Ninh mountain, in Ham Ninh commune, which is the main source of seafood for the whole Phu Quoc island district. This is an ancient village of unspoilt, peaceful beauty with beautiful, clean, blue beaches. Coming to Ham Ninh, visitors will learn about the lives of fishermen, how they work, live and experience life with local people. Besides, visitors can participate in interesting activities such as fishing with nets, catching pearls or sea cucumbers. For a small fee, tourists join the locals fishing on the river or in the sea. Ham Ninh beach is also ideal for you to immerse yourself in the clear blue water. The ideal time to visit Ham Ninh fishing village is from November to April next year.
FISH SAUCE BARREL HOUSE
Visitors to Phu Quoc often visit fish sauce barrel houses, including Phung Hung fish sauce barrel house, which is one of the famous establishments with modern closed production lines. Visitors can see about 100 wooden barrels numbered in a straight line and buy bottled fish sauce from 40 or 45 degrees to take home as gifts for relatives and friends. In addition to the Phung Hung fish sauce house, Phu Quoc also has the fish sauce houses of Khai Hoan, Thinh Phat... which are the spots that attract many visitors coming to visit and learn.
PHU QUOC PEPPER GARDEN
The green pepper gardens are a favorite destination for tourists coming here to Phu Quoc. At the garden, visitors have the opportunity to experience the green space of the large pepper garden and take beautiful "check-in" photos. Duc Minh, Duc Thanh, Khu Tuong, Ngoc Ha, Tuan Viet, Duc Minh... pepper gardens are all popular destinations here in Phu Quoc. Many tourists also love to buy pepper as gifts. The Phu Quoc pepper is appreciated for its quality because of its crunchy seeds, thin shells, strong taste, and very pleasant fragrance.
PHU QUOC PRISON
Phu Quoc prison is located in An Thoi town, which is a must-visit address for travelers who love history. This place was once known as "hell on earth", which is proof of the brutal crimes committed by the US-Nguy during the war. During a period of less than 6 years (from June 1967 to March 1973), the enemy detained 40,000 prisoners, mainly cadres and soldiers, in addition to civil party cadres and civilians. Up to now, original artifacts have been kept in an almost unchanged location, which gives visitors a very realistic picture of what has happened here.
On Phu Quoc island, there are many pearl farms, prominently Quoc An pearl in Bao street, Duong To commune, and Ngoc Hien establishment in Tran Hung Dao street, Cua Lap hamlet, Duong To commune. Visiting the pearl farms, visitors have the opportunity to admire the beautiful pearls, purchase exquisite products made from pearls, and see the pearl farming process firsthand. Many visitors bought pearl jewelry as a gift for their loved ones. There is a wide price range for tourists to choose from, from 2–3 million dong to hundreds of millions of dongs. Besides, Phu Quoc also has Sao beach, Long beach, Phu Quoc night market, Dinh Cau temple, Tranh stream, Truc Lam Ho Quoc meditation institute... are all destinations that visitors should stop by when coming to Ngoc island.
(Vietnam Today 10.2022)