Phu Quoc is a large island off the Cambodian coast but is actually a territory of Vietnam. It boasts of fine-sand beaches and some of the best seafood in the country. There’s a lot of things to do in Phu Quoc and expect to spend a lot of time outdoors because the island has a beautiful rugged landscape that you can explore on your own or with a group.
Because the island of Phu Quoc is densely forested and mountainous, hiking and trekking are wonderful activities to try. You can hire a tour guide and hike the national park or just get a map of the forest trails if you want to explore on your own.
The island also has long stretches of beach where you can go sunbathing and swimming. Most of the beaches are not crowded so you won’t have to deal with the noise and pollution. There are good diving spots offshore and you can rent your gear at the scuba diving shops nearby.
City tours can be arranged through your hotel. Visit different landmarks, museums, and cultural attractions to know more about the island of Phu Quoc.
Also, there is a night market in the city center where you can buy all sorts of things, from souvenirs to silverwares to fresh produce.
The island experiences a tropical monsoon climate that is characterized by a dry season from December to May and a wet season from June to November. The annual average low temperature seldom falls below 20 °C (68 °F) and the average high temperature often reaches 30 °C (86 °F). April and May are the hottest months of the year. The best time to visit the island is during the dry season when the weather is often clear and the humidity is at its lowest.
If you’re into surfing, the monsoon season is a good time to catch huge, consistent waves and amazing surfs.