Located in the Gulf of Thailand and one-hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc is Vietnam’s largest island. The island is famous for its two traditional products, fish sauce and black pepper. While the rich fishing grounds offshore provides the anchovy catch from which the prized sauce is made, the pepper plantations in the central and northern parts of the island produce one of the best peppercorns in the world.

 

Phu Quoc Island has achieved impressive economic growth in the recent years, it is now home of luxury beach resorts, a destination for tropical vacations with calm turquoise waters, unspoiled beaches and a wide variety of recreational activities such as fishing and snorkeling.

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Stunning Beaches

Imagine laying around for hours on stunning beaches on Phu Quoc Island, followed by a dip in the warm turquoise sea, a massage, a few cocktails as the sun goes down, and enjoy your privacy with a delicious dinner on the beach.

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Phu Quoc Prison

Built in 1949 by the French colonialists in Vietnam, Phu Quoc prison was used by the French to jail Vietnamese revolutionaries and later by South Vietnamese Government to imprison Vietcong and North Vietnam's soldiers during the Vietnam War.

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Life on Phu Quoc Island

Explore the daily life of the people on Phu Quoc Island by visiting the picturesque Ham Ninh Fishing Village on the eastern shore of the island, the Phu Quoc National Park, black pepper farms and local fish sauce factories that Phu Quoc is famous for.

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