Phu Quoc is a hub of marine activity, housing large patches of coastal ecosystems, and nearly 108 species of corals, 135 species of coral reef fish and 132 different types of mollusks, as well as migrating fish and marine mammals in its surrounding waters.
Is Phu Quoc too touristy?
Yes, Phu Quoc is ultra-touristy and the development is both overwhelming and disturbing. But it’s also stunningly beautiful, completely unique, and there are parts of it that still ooze authenticity and natural beauty.
Are there sharks in Phu Quoc?
Most of the sharks caught have been small. Beaches around Phu Quoc are safe from sharks. There have been no reported incidents other than cases where people mistook the look-alike but small and generally harmless to humans “cá nhám” (threshers) as sharks.
What is the best time to visit Phu Quoc?
The best time to visit is between December and March when the weather is most settled. The hottest month of the year is April with an average daily maximum of 33 C and an average low of 25 C. The coolest month of the year is August with an average daily maximum of 30 C and an average low of 25 C.
How many days in Phu Quoc is enough?
If you’re short on time and budget, you should still spend at least 2-3 days in Phu Quoc if you truly want to enjoy everything on the island. A one-day trip to the Southern part and another short trip to the North is enough to get the whole island covered.