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Phu Quoc

Overview

  • Flight Time: 12 Hours
  • Time Zone: UTC +7:00
  • Best Time to Travel: November - July

Phu Quoc is an island off the coast of Cambodia in the gulf of Thailand that became part of Vietnam while the French administrated the region and has remained so ever since. It is very close to Cambodia - you can see the mainland from the North West of the island - but can be reached by fast boat in around from the Mekong Delta, or by plane from Saigon.

Due to the political sensitivity of the island it was largely dominated by the military for much of recent history and has only in the past decade or so begun to develop. As a result the majority of roads are unpaved and most of the island is covered in lush forest. The island remains a tranquil paradise, with just a smattering of hotels and resorts and many beautiful, quiet beaches that look out onto the calm glassy waters of the gulf of Thailand.

So far development on the island has been slow due to the cost of shipping materials to the island and the small airstrip limiting the size of plane that can land - and so the number of visitors that can fly to the island. There are plans in place to provide significant investment to the island to improve the infrastructure and transform Phu Quoc into one of Vietnams key beach destinations.

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  • La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc
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    La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc

    Boutique beach resort, beautifully designed and inspired by French colonial style in the past. La Veranda just 70 rooms and villas has an atmosphere of intimate luxury and a wide stretch of white sandy beach which afford a wonderful sunset view.

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About Vietnam


All destinations we offer to our customers have been visited by a member of our team and we are confident that they will meet the needs of any traveller.

From exotic travel destination to war-torn country, the landscape and culture of Vietnam makes it a rewarding and thrilling holiday destination for any intrepid holidaymaker. Vietnam is one of Asia's most enticing holiday destinations, with a dynamic history, extraordinary natural beauty and beaches to rival any in Asia.

  • Travel Guide

    • Vietnam has a diverse climate all year round, so the best time to visit will depends on the area.
    • November to March is the most popular time to visit the country as the weather is usually drier.
    • In late January or early February the Tét festival welcomes the Vietnamese New Year.
  • Getting There

    • Vietnam has three international airports servicing different regions of the country.
    • Tan Son Nhat International Airport near Ho Chi Minh City is the largest.
    • Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi airports are connected to the cities by public bus.
  • We Recommend

    • Halong Bay still remains one of the most impressive natural sights in Southeast Asia.
    • Head to Ho Chi Minh City for museums, shopping and delicious Vietnamese food.
    • Visit Nha Trang, a popular beach destination offering access to several nearby islands.
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