Phu Quoc’s Blogs

Eco-friendly Mango Bay Resort

Robin & Kevin checked out the Long Beach area – but found the peace they were looking for at eco-friendly Mango Bay Resort. They stayed in a Fisherman’s Room, a stand-alone hut with four wooden steps up to a deck and the room with leaf thatched roof and spacious deck. All are equipped with ceiling

Sunset on Phu Quoc

Amy & Tom are from the UK and took a break during their great adventure of exploring Asia to stop by the “unspoilt” Phu Quoc for a couple of days. “The best thing about Phu Quoc had to be the sunsets, which made Long beach the perfect location. The handful of restaurants on the beach had

Sometimes the only westerners around

Annek and friend, Gabriela, left Chau Doc and took a bus to Rach Gia and then a boat from there to Phu Quoc.  They found Lam Ha Eco Resort, “a beautiful place to stay, maybe one of the nicest rooms I have stayed in during my travels and for a good price ($15US), with a

Angela’s First Typhoon

Angela Huynh was so excited to return to PQ – the “wild and gorgeous island” — that she convinced a number of her lady friends to join her for a fun weekend.  The roller-coaster ride on SuperDong from RanchGia, across an “angry, rough, wavy, and windy” ocean was their first clue that there is a

Phu Quoc Island – going back in time

“Visiting Phu Quoc is a bit like going ‘back in traveller time’ as it feels the way Thailand’s islands probably were like 20 years ago. The infrastructure is fairly limited and things are really still very innocent however the islands possesses the key ingredients for a memorable stay – amazing beauty, great beaches and a

Phu Quoc: Hidden Treasure

Jennie recently started product development work for Reebok.  Part of her orientation was two months in VietNam, toward the end of her time in HCM City, she flew to PQ for a weekend getaway. Her reaction: “What a hidden treasure. Once the international airport is finished there this untapped island is going to become so

New Year welcomed on the beach

Dan from Gladstone, Michigan (a.k.a. rotorhead85) traveled from Cambodia to HaTien; then took the high speed boat to PQ; stayed at Thanh Kim Nga Bungalows (for $20US per night); rented a motorbike to tour the island; and spent New Year’s Eve at the Oasis Bar & Restaurant; after midnight enjoyed a beach bonfire at the

Deserted beaches and plenty of fresh seafood

Jack Barker observes:  “Phu Quoc is the size of Greater London, but there the similarities end. It boasts just one road: a ribbon of Tarmac that runs from the southern port to the main town, half-way up the island. There are a couple of hotels, some restaurants and good beaches.”