Phu Quoc is a paradise which is really appreciated by foreigners for its beach and good weather. It is a good destination to go if you want to relax. If you have some days to spend in Phu Quoc, you can’t miss top 5 must-see islands near Phu Quoc for backpackers
1. Mong Tay islet
This stunning island near Phu Quoc is almost a perfect island. It is a wilderness and deserted island so there are no people who can intervene in your trip. It is the absolute calm. Mong Tay islet is the best location for outside activities such as camping, swimming or hiking into the wilderness with the long burning meadows.
Mong Tay islet – Phu Quoc island
You can try several activities to have amazing experiences on this island. I advise you to try scuba diving to observe the extremely beautiful coral ecosystem with 17 different types of hard and soft anemones in bright colors. The coral reefs with all kinds of forms, sizes and colors will leave on your mind a great impression about a trip to the “desert island”. If you are interested in cooking, you can walk around Phu Quoc Island to buy seafood. After that, you bring them on this wonderful island to make your favorite dishes.
2. Xuong islet
Xuong islet is far away from Phu Quoc. It is situated in the South of Phu Quoc. This wonderful island’s seawater is transparent and so deep. The most interesting attraction here is a huge cave with huge cliffs. From this cave, you can stay on the beach tanning all day long and see a spectacular view of this wonderful island near Phu Quoc.This is a nice destination for those who want to look at coral diving. There are here many beautiful and precious corals.
Xuong islet – Phu Quoc island
3. May Rut Ngoai islet
May Rut Ngoai islet is situated in the South of Phu Quoc Island. It’s about 5.5 kilometers from the center of An Thoi town. It takes one hour by boat to go on this amazing island. On this beautiful destination, you can have a view on many rocks and little sand which make the water very clear. During some moments of the year, the beach is full of white sand due to the alluvial season and the water is blue. The landscape at those moments is just as a picture. On this island, you can go swimming or lie in a hammock for relaxing. You can also listen to the waves slapping on the rocks or hiking on the island for an expedition and taking some photos.
May Rut Ngoai islet – Phu Quoc island
There is a family who lives on this beautiful island near Phu Quoc, and they have also their restaurant. It is Mrs.Tam family. Don’t forget to try their restaurant to taste their special pinch porridge if you have a chance to visit Phu Quoc.
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4. May Rut Trong islet
This island looks like the May Rut Ngoai islet in the wild aspect. May Rut Trong islet attracts visitors on the long inclined beach with fine white sand all accompanied by coconuts trees. The May Rut Trong’s sea has a unique ecosystem with some 125 different species of fish and 150 species of shellfishes. Next to those species, there are some rare marine animals such as cow-ear clams, dugongs, sea turtle…
Tourists can discover many marine species
People are attracted by the wide range of activities on this spectacular island near Phu Quoc. The first is to go on a snorkeling tour to observe the beauty of more than 100 species of different corals. At night, travelers can try the experience of squid fishing with fishermen. The squid fishing village is only 5 minutes by boat from the islet. Visitors could manually get some fresh squid that can be cooked or grilled right on the boat. Furthermore, visitors can visit the pearl farm, the floating house which is specialized in the breeding of rare seafood like abalone, sea cucumbers, turtles, grouper…
5. Mot islet
This island is about 20 minutes-road by car from Duong Dong’ s town (Phu Quoc). Mot islet attracts visitors in the borders with diversified things such as strips of beach, morning glory blooming which are very beautiful. It is not deep seawater so it helps visitors see the coral easier. You will look at the depths and see all the moss and all fishes swimming around. Here, you are allowed to do many things such as swimming, snorkeling and watching coral reefs, seeing fish, crab and pinch.
Mot islet – Phu Quoc island
In addition, this island near Phu Quoc also has diversified vegetation where you can find many species of perennial trees and some strange fungi on tree trunks.
There are a number of spectacular islands near Phu Quoc you can visit. These islands are ideal places for those who don’t like crowd and noise. Why don’t you begin to plan your journey right now? You won’t regret when choosing a new destination to open your mind because travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
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