Travelers also call Phu Quoc the "Pearl Island of Asia" because apart from fish sauce and pepper, Phu Quoc Island provides some of the most beautiful pearls in Southeast Asia. Phu Quoc is small but has a lot to offer for adventurous tourists and resort-bummers alike.
While a lot of the original charme, tiny fishing villages and native culture will be lost in the coming years, the increased development will provide top-standard beach resorts for foreign and Vietnamese tourists alike. The increased tourism also raises the living standard of the local people.
The main problem of the island is trash. The excessive consumption of plastic bags in Vietnam leaves it's footprint on the many beautiful beaches of Phu Quoc. Carefully pick the time of the year when you visit the pearl island, because the direction of the wind determines on which side of the island you can swim in crystal-clear water and where the ocean doesn't look so nice.
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Phu Quoc Island Fishing Villages There are several fishing villages and fishing towns you can visit during your stay on Phu Quoc Island. Some of them are quite big, like Duong Dong or An Thoi, while others are just assemblies of ramshackle buildings and fishing boats.
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