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Phu Quoc Island is the biggest island in Vietnam and boasts of the most beautiful white sand beaches, surrounded by palm and coconut trees. Located just 45 kilometres from the southern tip of Vietnam and just 4 kilometres from Cambodia, it is the perfect spot for a long weekend getaway. Moreover, you don’t need a visa if you directly fly in from another country, no matter what your nationality is. However, if you’ll be taking a ferry from Vietnam, then you need to have a valid Vietnam visa to enter the island. There are hundreds of resorts to choose from, most of them with private beaches and facilities that ensure you relax and unwind. All you have to do is grab a bike and explore the scintillating views and food the island has to offer. It is also one of the few places in Vietnam where you can legally gamble.
The island has multiple fishing villages and multiple tours that allow you to explore the unique culture of Phu Quoc Island. There are other smaller islands around the main Phu Quoc islands that you can explore on kayaks and boats. You can also go around the temples on the island and don’t forget to experiment with the local food while you’re there!
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The island has the most picturesque white sand beaches and resorts. It produces the best fish sauce in the area and also has amazing seafood to offer. You don’t even require a visa for a holiday at this gorgeous island!
Since the main source of income for the island is tourism, much of the transport, food and accommodation is a little pricey. Many beaches also have sea lice, which might irritate the skin of some people.
People of all ages will find something to look forward to here. It will leave you spoilt for choice - with beaches, water parks, temples and national parks present on the island.