Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc island lies 62
nautical miles (115 km) from Rach Gia, 15 kilometres (8.1
nmi) from Kampot province of Cambodia, and nearly 290
nautical miles (540 km) from Laem Chabang, Thailand.
Roughly triangular in shape the island is 50 km long north
to south and 25 km east to west in the north at its
A mountainous ridge of "99 peaks" runs the length of Phu
Quoc with Chua Mountain (603 m) being the tallest.
The island's monsoonal sub-equatorial climate is
characterized by distinct rainy (June to November) and dry
seasons (December to May). The annual rainfall is high
averaging 2,879 mm. In the northern mountains up to 4,000
mm have been recorded. April and May are the hottest
months with temperature reaching 35 °C.
Tourism plays an important part of the economy with the
beaches being the main attraction.
Phu Quoc is served by
Phu Quoc Airport with air links to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)'s
Tan Son Nhat Airport and Rach Gia's Rach Gia Airport.
Plans are in progress for a new international airport for
the island. Phu Quoc is also linked with Rach Gia and Ha
Tien by fast ferry hydrofoils.
Tours in Phu Quoc Island:
Discover the North of Phu Quoc Island
Discover the South of Phu Quoc Island
Trekking Da Ngon Waterfall
Trekking Suoi Tien - the Fairy Stream
Duong Dong Town Excursion
Snorkeling at Mong Tay and Doi Moi Islet
Sunset Fishing and Squid Fishing
Snorkeling and fishing in An Thoi archipelago