If Phu Quoc Island in the day is a tourist paradise, busy travelers back and forth to visit the route, Phu Quoc at night is very different. Not too noisy as Nha Trang, Da Lat, Vung Tau but Phu Quoc at night also has many interesting activities for “connoisseurs.”
Check out some recommendations below to enjoy Phu quoc nightlife to the fullest.
Night Squid – Exciting experience
When the night falls, the whole island of Phu Quoc becomes quiet but far away, the life of the fisherman is still hustling with the sparkling lights. This is where visitors can experience the relaxed and funny moment with the crew with the night squid activity. The experience will add to the excitement when you can fish the squids are hunting under the sea or pick up the swordfish, blue fish.
Top tips: Tourists can book the night squid tour in about 3 hours with the package price (guide, shuttle, and fishing gear) with local tour operator
Cuisine: Absolutely tourists will enjoy squids that are cooked directly on the boat
Dinh Cau Night Market – Walking, shopping and enjoying Phu Quoc specialties
Dinh Cau night market is a shopping center, dining with full of specialties of Phu Quoc Island. Despite only openning from 5 pm to 10 pm, Dinh Cau night market is always busy with tourists and the local people to visit and go shopping. Night Market is located in the center of Duong Dong town, on Vo Thi Sau Street, 100m from Dinh Cau cape.
Must see: Dinh Cau Beach is a great destination next to the night market. You can take a stroll around to see sunset and enjoy cool drinks by the sea.
Cuisine: Food area in the night market with plenty of rich and affordable dishes like Leaf Café (11 Tran Hung Dao), Coffee Street (2 Bach Dang, Duong Dong).
Bach Dang Night Market – A new place to visit and shopping in Phu Quoc Island
Stretching over 300m, the night market on Bach Dang Street has 12 souvenir booths, 20 featured cuisine of Phu Quoc and 12 specialized food courts. This is the second night market in Phu Quoc (after Dinh Cau night market).
Top tips: Located on Bach Dang street, the new market is still quite empty, suitable for couples or travelers do not like the crowded.
Must see: Behind Bach Dang night market is Duong Dong River, to the end of the market, visitors will see a large bridge, the other side of the bridge is Duong Dong seafood market.
Cuisine: Dining area in night market with many options from Phu Quoc specialties to Korean, Japanese, beer, coffee.
Dao Ngoc Water Puppet Theater – Enjoy unique ethnic arts in Phu Quoc Island
It would be interesting to have a chance to enjoy the art of water puppetry, which can only be seen in the North or in Saigon. Dao Ngoc Water Puppet Theater is invested by the Vice Professor of Irrigation Department of Ha Luong Thuan and played by Thai Binh artisans, with the traditional water puppetry artistry with enthusiasm of puppetry art lovers.
Top tips: The theater is located at 129 Tran Hung Dao Street, Quarter 7, Duong Dong Town. Theater stage can accommodate about 150 guests, each day there are 2 performances in the evening, the weekend has 3 performances. Adults: 150.000VND / ticket, children: 120.000VND / ticket.
Cuisine: BoBa Beer Club, Chinaski’s Bar, Gecko Bar, Coffee Shop, Mon Bungalow, Let’s Try Boroda 3.
Ham Ninh fishing village – Experience the casual life of fishing people
If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of tourists, come to Ham Ninh fishing village, where you can soak up the moonlight in the bright, with the cool breeze, along with antiqueness, quietness and simplicity and lifestyle of gentle fishermen. Life here remains almost unspoiled with the temporary bamboo walls. People mainly live by pearl diving, catching holothurian and netting crabs. Ham Ninh is also known as cheap seafood market in Phu Quoc. The most famous seafood here is the crab.
Top tips: Fishing village about 20km northeast of Duong Dong town. You can go to the village by taxi or taxi motorbike.
Food: Guests can buy seafood, especially Ham Ninh crab and hire villagers to cook.
Ong Lang Beach – Walking the beach to see night view
Located outside the flow of life, Ong Lang Beach is wild, strangely tranquil. Long sandy beaches are often interrupted by rocks, creating an interesting landscape, a picture of the sky, wind, sand, stone that visitors just want to keep in the heart forever.
Top tips: Ong Lang Beach is located on the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, between Ganh Dau Beach and Duong Dong Town. Here you can enjoy walking on the sandy beaches, romantic night sea and enjoy the fresh sea air. After strolling on the beach, you can visit many restaurants and bars along the beach to enjoy cool drinks.
Restaurants, bars at the beach resorts such as The Shell Resort & Spa, Coco Palm Resort Phu Quoc, Blue Sea Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Eco Beach Resort, Bo Resort …
Rory’s Beach Bar – The most worthy bar in Phu Quoc Island
This is one of the most worthy bars in Phu Quoc Island. Located right on the beach, near the beach of the resort, Rory’s Beach is very clean and safe. The menu has a lot of delicious dishes at an affordable price. Let’s visit Rory’s Beach Bar and call a bottle of beer, then lie on the couch to enjoy the fresh sea air, in the sea breeze with passionate music.
Top tips: The bar at 118/10 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong town.
Food: In addition to the extensive beverage menu, the bar also serves a variety of dishes: salad, potato, pasta, curry … and fresh seafood Phu Quoc.
Coco Bar – Relax and feel the wonderful sea air
On the popular travel site TripAvidsor, Coco Bar is considered one of the best bars in Phu Quoc. With open space, the Coco Bar has both indoor and outdoor seating for guests to experience the great sea breeze. The decoration style is simple and characteristic of coastal city. Especially, the food and beverages are well processed, bringing the unforgettable feeling for visitors.
Top tips: Bar at 118/3 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong town
Cuisine: In addition to the cocktails, the barbecue here is also appreciated.