Phu Quy – pristine and sparkling island in Vietnam


Located about 120km away from Phan Thiet City, Phu Quy is a pristine and sparkling island like its name. It impresses visitors not only with its beautiful and pristine scenery, but also with its people’s hospitality. Don’t hesitate, let’s take your backpack then go!

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Chance to watch beautiful sunset views

No one had left the island before contemplating the sunset. Maybe, everyone has a reason, a plan to watch the sunset in the sea, but when you visit Phu Quy Island already, though you had no reason or plan to do, you would not be able to take your eyes off the glowing sunset in this place.

Phu Quy Island at the sunset (via VanHoaViet.Com)

There are many ideal places to watch sunset on the island such as: Ngu Phung (Ngũ Phụng) embankment side, Trieu Duong Bay (Vịnh Triều Dương)…; however, the most popular and ideal place is the mountain peak of Linh Son (Linh Sơn) Pagoda. It is because from here you will have panoramic views of the scenery, where the sun falls forming a range of orange color from light to dark on the sky, which looks so spectacular.

Friendly And Gentle Residents

In reality, there are not many tourist destinations in which people happily welcome you as in Phu Quy Island. You will quickly realize it when entering the territory of this island. Many tourists who have visited Phu Quy island comment that local people here are very kind and enthusiastic, they can bring to you the peace of mind and lots of laughter. Thus, you should not be surprised if being invited to enter the house of locals for a drink and sharing interesting stories on the island.

Phu Quy Island (via

Beaches are uncrowded

Phu Quy island has just been known by tourists a few years ago, and because of the difficulty of transportation so the number of tourists are not too much, mainly backpackers. Therefore, the state of crowded at beaches has not been seen in this island. You could delightfully soak yourself in the clean seawater, watch the vast sea and sky and suddenly realize that there is no one around you, so you could freely do whatever you like, be it singing or dancing.

It is ideal for exploring by motorcycles

With an area of around 16,4km², there is no way better to explore the island than being on a motorbike. The price of renting motorcycles on the island is from 100 – 120,000 VND / day, depending on the quality of the bike, you can easily rent the bike right at your hostel, because most hostels on this island all offer this service. Another special highlight is that despite of being a small and pristine island with no the shadow of the traffic police, people here are very observance of traffic laws. When going on the road, you will never see the scene of carrying 3 people on a bike or not wearing a helmet. Even, many babies on the island are also equipped a pretty cute helmet to wear by their parents.

Exploring Phu Quy by motorcycle (via

Sit On A Boat To Go Along Small Islets Of The Island

Visiting Phu Quy Island without renting a small boat to stroll along islets around the island means that your trip will not be complete. There are some small islets, such as Den islet (Hòn Đen), Tranh islet (Hòn Tranh), Trung islet (Hòn Trứng)… Just sitting on the boat to stroll along the islets around Phu Quy Island can help you see how clear the blue water here is, which allows you to see even the bottom. You can easily hire a small boat in the harbor for about 300,000 – 400,000 VND depending on the number of people.

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