Discover Phú Quốc Island: The Next-gen Asian Tourist Hotspot

29 November, 2015

About an hour’s flight south of Ho Chi Minh City, lies Vietnam’s largest island, Phú Quốc Island. Home to beautiful beaches and crystal clear turquoise water, Phú Quốc Island is blessed with pristine rainforests and a mild climate. It is often dubbed the next “Phuket”. Backpackers have kept this tear shaped island a secret for a long time. On the cusp of being Asia’s next top vacation destination, here is a quick guide to the beautiful Phú Quốc Island. International visitors do not require a visa for a 30-day stay or less.

Phu Quoc
Source: Phu Quoc Island Vietnam – Travel Guide

This infographic is a comprehensive guide put together for Phú Quốc Island, which provides you with more information and a quick overview of what this tear shaped island is about. With major national and foreign investments in infrastructure, hospitality, and tourism, Phú Quốc Island is being setup to become a bright spot in Vietnam’s tourism picture.

Did you know that more than 50% of Phú Quốc is a national park? It’s dry season starts from November to April, while it’s wet season lasts from May to October. Depending on your preferred climate, expect to find a larger crowd during the dry season, which is Phú Quốc’s peak season. You’ll get to enjoy sunsets along the beaches and participate in water activities like snorkeling and diving. However, if you prefer taking a walk in the national park and admiring the majestic waterfalls, the wet season is the time for you to explore Phú Quốc. Plus points are that accommodations will be priced lower and you’ll get the enjoy almost the whole beach to yourselves!

This infographic first appeared on, a travel and tourism guide for Vietnam’s Phu Quoc.

Zhiqiang & Tingyi

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