South East Asia is full of hidden gems that extend far beyond the usual suspects like Phuket and Bali. One destination that is catching the eye of many tourists these days is PhuQuoc, a tiny Vietnamese island right off the coast of Cambodia. This island has everything you’d look for in a perfect getaway destination, without the inconvenience of more popular tourist destinations in the area. If you were looking for something different for your next holiday destination, here are a few reasons why PhuQuoc Island should be your top pick.
It is Surrounded by Many Beautiful Islands
While PhuQuoc is only the name of an island, the PhuQuoc district comprises of a total of 28 tiny islands, each more beautiful than the other. So, if you want to venture off the beaten path, you can always take a boat and go on a tour of the various island forming the archipelago. Most of these islands are totally uninhabited too. One island you absolutely have to see is Hon Xuong, which is one of the most remote and full of natural beauty. If you want to get a taste of untouched nature and have a once in a lifetime adventure, PhuQuoc is the place to go.
When compared with other destinations in the area, PhuQuoc is probably the only one that is as pretty as advertised. If you’re looking for miles upon miles of largely untouched white sandy beaches, look no further. The island has a total of 20 unspoiled beaches and over 90 miles of coast, and most of them are almost free of tourists. This is a perfect place if you really want to get away or if you want to enjoy quality time with your family. Khem Beach and Sao Beach are considered some of the island’s most beautiful beaches, so make sure they’re on your list for your next visit.
Full of World Class Amenities
But while PhuQuoc will allow you to enjoy pristine nature and almost untouched beaches, it doesn’t mean you’ll be totally removed from civilization. The island is developing rapidly, and you’ll find all sorts of accommodations on the island. If you’re looking for a world-class PhuQuoc island hotel, there are many popular hotel chains opening flagship hotels on the island. Whether you’re looking for a 5-star experience, an all-inclusive resort or budget accommodation, you’ll find it right here on the island.
Beautiful Marine Life
If you’re a wildlife enthusiast, you’ll be amazed by PhuQuoc Island’s unique marine life. The island counts over 100 coral species, 130 coral fish species, and over 130 different sorts of mollusks. You’ll also have the chance to swim with giant hawks bill turtles and many species unique to the island.
PhuQuoc is an amazing destination. Consider traveling there if you are planning a destination wedding or a romantic getaway for your beloved. You won’t be disappointed.