Exploring Phu Quy Island

In recent years, Phu Quy Island has become a more popular destination on the tourist travel list. 

Covering a total area of around 17.8 s.q.km in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, the island is 56 nautical miles from the centre of Phan Thiet City. 

Exploring Phu Quy Island
A beautiful beach on Phu Quy Island.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
The national flag pole on Phu Quoc Island.

The national flag pole on Phu Quoc Island is one of the seven of its kind, which were installed on seven outpost islands. Other national flag poles included Tran Island (Quang Ninh province), Bach Long Vi Island (Hai Phong Province), Hon La Island (Quang Binh Province), Cu Lao Xanh (Binh Dinh Province), Con Son Island (Ba Ria – Vung Tau) and Tho Chu Island (Kien Giang Province). Work on the Phu Quy Island national flag pole started in June 2015 with a total area of 200 s.q.m. It is an ideal place to admire the sunrise on the island.

Exploring Phu Quy Island
Dawn seen from Chuoi hill on the island.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
The moment the sun rises on the horizon at the wharf.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
The island is locally known as Cu Lao Thu (Mackerel Island) as its shape looks like a mackerel. It was named Poulo - Cecir-de-Terre under French domination and Phu Quy under the reign of emperor Thieu Tri, who ruled Vietnam from 1841 to 1847.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
In the past, it took visitors six hours to travel by boat from the mainland to the island. But now the travel time has been shortened to 2.5 hours thanks to the launch of speedboats, making Phu Quy more popular among visitors.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
March and April are the best time to visit the island as the seawater is calm enough to swim in.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
A water creek in Ganh Hang beach, a favourite place for swimming on the island.
 
Exploring Phu Quy Island
A bunker left on the island, now a tourist attraction for visitors.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
The bunker is one of the must visit places for visitors to the island.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
Cao Cat Mountain is the highest peak, to the west of Phu Quy Island.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
Vacationers can taste fresh sea food such as sea urchins, king crabs, lobster, and snails.
Exploring Phu Quy Island
Tourists swim in the crystal clear sea water.
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A stunning sunset on Phu Quy Island.

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Exploring stunning sunrise of Phu Quy island

Exploring stunning sunrise of Phu Quy island

Located in Binh Thuan province, Phu Quy island lures visitors for its pristine beauty, and panoramic landscapes, particularly the stunning views of the sunrise that guests to the island are able to enjoy.

Through the lens: Phu Quy‎ Island’s pristine natural beauty

Through the lens: Phu Quy‎ Island’s pristine natural beauty

With wild but peaceful landscapes, Phu Quy Island in the southern province of Bình Thuan is an ideal destination for rest and relaxation, especially for young people who love trekking.

 
 

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