The Phu Quoc island attracts more and more tourists every year. This is not surprising, because this Vietnamese island is beautiful weather, wonderful nature and magnificent sea. Unfortunately, due to the sharply increased flow of tourists to the island, the coastal waters lost the pristine purity and transparency of the past. Now, to enjoy pure water have to either look for remote beaches, or go to the open sea
One of the main attractions on the Phu Quoc island are sea walks on ships, catamarans and high-speed boats. Some tourists manage to hire authentic fishing boats and go on a voyage to them. The main purpose of such walks is primarily the sea. After all, it’s worth to move away from the shore for only a couple of hundred meters and the water becomes clean and transparent. If you know the right places, you can dive with an aqualung or mask.
Snorkelling – swimming along the surface of the water with a mask and snorkel, looking at the seabed and the inhabitants of the sea, is very popular on the Phu Quoc island. Practically in every boat, even fishing, there are several sets, in case tourists suddenly meet, wishing to swim a little with a mask. Many agencies organize special sea walks, which include: transfer from the hotel, boating, lunch on the ship, snorkelling at the islands and returning to the hotel. The average price is 20-50 dollars, depending on the type of boat and the number of people on it.
Marine entertainment on the island of Phu Quoc
Anyway, most of the excursions of the Phu Quoc island are connected with the sea, which is not surprising for the island. Sea walks, fishing, snorkeling and diving. Sometimes guests of the island hire private boats. Sometimes on the ships spend parties. On the brightest parties and the ship you can read in the news of the Phu Quoc island, for example:
- Pirate party – rave on the ship
- Day of mermaids from offline pirates group
It is worth to come to Phu Quoc, as soon pulls into the sea. It is everywhere, surrounded by the island beckoning with its warmth. On the market and on the shelves of restaurants you can meet its inhabitants. And having enrolled for fishing, you can catch them with your own hands. Mackerel and baracuda, tuna and grouper, as well as the queen of local foxes, who knows what catch you will bring with you. However, we will tell about fishing in a separate article.
During the excursion programs of Phu Quoc, the cost of boat trips always includes lunch on the ship. In addition to traditional Vietnamese dishes: soup, rice, pork, fish, vegetables – tourists are offered to try sea urchins. Sea urchins are a local delicacy, trying hard to stop, but it’s worthwhile to be careful, because each hedgehog costs about 1 $ and cases are not rare, the code was eaten by 50-60 dollars. So keep yourself in hand
The sea on the island of Phu Quoc
The sea near the southern or northern islands is notable for its beauty. More often on Fukuoka’s promotional booklets, you see a frame from sea walks, as well as from nearby islands, and not from the island itself. The water temperature near Phu Quoc rarely falls below 27 degrees. as a rule, the waters of the Gulf of Thailand are heated to 27-29 degrees. With the approach of the rainy season, the water temperature becomes even higher.
Near Phu Quoc there are coral reefs, whose kind you can enjoy, as well as get to know their inhabitants. Fortunately nearby there are no dangerous sea animals and you can safely swim in the cleanest waters of the bay. For snorkelling, you can bring a mask to the island from the house, you can buy it on the spot, order it online or get it for temporary use during sea walks.
Order a boat trip to the islands near Fukuoka, you can on our site in the excursion section or by clicking on this link. Fukuok 24 cooperates with boat owners and local travel companies, so we offer excursions without extra charges, at the prices of our partners, just to order an excursion you do not need to leave the hotel. Make an order and our operator will contact you and choose the right excursion.
Enjoy your holiday on the island of Phu Quoc