Explore Phu Quoc: A 3-Day Voyage of Discovery

The stunning island of Phu Quoc, often referred to as "Pearl Island", boasts not only spectacular sights but also a culinary experience like no other. Treat your taste buds to a variety of flavorful dishes, crafted from the freshest ingredients found only on the island, like sardinella salad and horn scallop.


In recent years, Phu Quoc island city in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has emerged as a highly sought-after destination for travelers worldwide. Its breathtaking natural beauty, iconic landmarks, and unparalleled luxury travel experiences have captured the attention of tourists.

Bored Panda, a leading art and pop culture magazine, recently published an article showcasing a three-day voyage through the heavenly beachscapes of Phu Quoc. The article describes the island as a paradise crafted by the divine hands of nature itself. (
Phu Quoc

According to the article, Phu Quoc’s allure is revealed through a three-day journey that combines tranquility and discovery. From the allure of Kem Beach to the serene charm of Sao Beach and the thrill of Hon Thom, each moment showcases nature’s grandeur.

Bored Panda Suggests 3-Day Voyage through Phu Quoc
Hon Thom Island in Phu Quoc.

The journey begins at Kem Beach, a place that resembles a glimpse of Eden. It’s not just a beach but a haven for luxurious resort experiences. Hosting prestigious names such as JW Marriott, Accor, and Rosewood, this shoreline is a canvas of opulence.

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, designed by architect Bill Bensley, symbolizes luxury and has earned numerous accolades. This beach has attracted extravagant weddings of billionaires and is considered one of the best resorts globally.

Exploring Sao Beach on the second day is highly recommended, as it is listed as one of the 10 most pristine and tranquil beaches in the world by CN Traveler. Guests can enjoy strolling along the endless coastline, snorkeling among vibrant coral reefs, and indulging in a seafood feast while the sun sets.

On the third day, adventurous travelers can visit Hon Thom, aptly named the ‘Island of Joy’. They can experience the world’s longest three-rope cable car to Sun World Hon Thom, dive into Asia’s largest water park, and explore Exotica Village with its array of rides and games. Scuba diving allows visitors to discover the underwater wonders of ancient coral formations and marine life. The day concludes with a breathtaking sunset over Hon Thom’s golden beaches.

Bored Panda Suggests 3-Day Voyage through Phu Quoc
Hon Thom Cable Car. Credit: Minh Tu

Phu Quoc has received several international accolades, including being named one of the ‘World’s Greatest Places’ by Time Magazine in 2021, one of “Asia’s 10 Most Favorite Resort Islands” by Conde Nast Traveller in 2022, and the “World’s Most Attractive Natural Island” at the World Travel Awards. Its distinctive ecology, mild climate, and stunning beaches make it comparable to other renowned island paradises such as the Maldives, Phuket, and Bali.

Bored Panda Suggests 3-Day Voyage through Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc is a popular tourist attraction in Vietnam, Photo: VNA

Phu Quoc has experienced a significant increase in tourist arrivals in recent years, surpassing 5 million visitors from 2016 to 2019. Even during the pandemic in 2020, Phu Quoc welcomed 3.5 million visitors, surpassing popular destinations like Phuket and the Maldives. In 2022, the number of visitors reached nearly 5.1 million, representing a 134% growth compared to the previous year.

Hannah Nguyen