Nothing beats having the serenity of a sea view right in front of your door. Take a look at these 7 beachfront Phu Quoc hotels that offer stunning views.
An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease. For some, a holiday by the beach is the best medicine, the only way to detox after months of hectic routines and daily problems. The warmth of the sun, soft sand under the feet, and salty wind are just some of the things you would love about being at the beach.
Of course, the less crowded the beach is, the more privacy you have to enjoy its serenity. One of the best places to go around Southeast Asia is Phu Quoc in Vietnam, where its several remote district consists of several islands with crystal blue water and white sanded beach. Phu Quoc is on its way building a reptutation to become the next Maldives.
To enjoy the beauty of the island in the most pampering way, here are the top 7 beachfront Phu Quoc hotels to stay.
1. Vinpearl Discovery 1
Vinpearl Discovery 1 Phu Quoc is a tranquil holiday residence located just about 19 kilometres from the city of Duong Dong. Alternatively, you can taker the direct hotel-provided shuttle service from the airport, which is a 25-kilometre ride from the property. Besides beaches, you can also find the famous Corona Casino, Vinpearl Land, Vinpearl Safari, and Vinpearl Golf with easy access from the villa.
With over 213 villas in the property, Vinpearl Discovery 1 offers the finest facilities you can get, with a wonderful view of the ocean as a bonus. Each of the villas has its own private pool with a direct view of the sea. The smallest type is a 1-Bedroom villa, while the biggest ones are a 4-Bedroom villa with complimentary access to Vinpearl Land and Vinpearl Safari.
Discover four separate in-dining options spanning from International, Western, Asian, and Vietnamese...all spread out across the private beach. If you want to chill out at night, the resort also has three different lounges by the beach. Another thing to do around the villa is to enjoy its full-service spa which includes hot stone therapy, Thai massage, reflexology, and sauna. Keep an eye out for promotions as well as varying seasons for varying prices.
Address: Ganh Dau Ward, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 91000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 34km or 50-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$200
2. Salinda Resort
Salinda Resort is situated at Duong To commune, around 7 kilometres outside of Duong Dong city. To the guests’ convenience, the resort provides a free shuttle service from the Phu Quoc International Airport which is only 9-minute drive (6.1km) away.
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As a boutique resort, Salinda Resort offers an exquisite panoramic view of the ocean. Imagine lounging at the resort’s private beach and watch the sunset between the silhouettes of the palm trees. At night, the ocean breeze completes the ambience as you lounge over the saline pool near the restaurant.
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As one of the best hotels in Phu Quoc, Salinda Resort features 121 rooms with two options available—the garden view or sea view. Some of the rooms also have a private balcony for certain types. If you are looking for Phu Quoc hotels for families, Salinda Resort is the best place to stay as it has kids’ friendly facilities. Not to mention that it has a kids’ club to keep your little ones entertained while staying at the resort.
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Salinda Resort is well known for its hospitality and friendly staff. In the hotel grounds, you will find three separate restaurants with its distinct distinguished delicacies. Feeling a bit adventurous? You can go diving on the resort’s private beach with provided facility and instructor, along with its complete range of amenities and activities for you to explore.
Address: Tran Hung Dao, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 92000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 6.1km or 8-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$152
3. La Veranda Resort
La Veranda Resort is a product by MGallery, which is managed by the international hotel chain, Sofitel. Located only 4 kilometres from Phu Quoc International Airport, you can arrange a pickup at the airport as the resort has a 24-hour shuttle service if private car rentals are not an option for you.
The resort is one of the finest Phu Quoc hotels with a view to the bay. On the interior, it presents a unique French colonial style that would take you back to a different era but with modern amenities.
While not as big as other Phu Quoc resorts, La Veranda Resort has a total of 70 rooms, each with a private balcony and the choice of a sea or garden view. Besides admiring nature, there are many other things to do as well: you can also choose to go kayaking, attend yoga classes, or take an eco-tour around Phu Quoc.
Just outside the resort’s area, you can easily find local bars and restaurants. That is where you should go if you want to feel the true Phu Quoc’s hospitality. Getting around is easy as the hotel has its own private vehicle rental service as well.
Address: Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong Beach, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 920000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 7.2km or 12-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$170
4. JW Marriott Emerald Bay Resort & Spa
JW Marriott is bringing its excellent standard to Phu Quoc. Located in the city of Duong Dong, JW Marriott Emerald Bay Resort & Spa features a total of 244 rooms situated on by a private beach exclusive to all hotel guests. Spend the day lounging in the sleek outdoor pool or take a leisurely stroll on the beach.
With over 21 room types to pick from, the resort has the room for every guest. Pick from a dazzling array of room views such as the pool, thgarden, or the sparkling Emerald Bay. JW Marriott Emerald Bay Resort & Spa goes the extra mile to accommodate to travelling families with complimentary access to a kids' club for the little ones, as well as babysitting services at additional charges.
Booking yourself a suite here allows you to receive full access to their luxury facilities such as the on-site spa, swimming pools, tennis court, and complimentary shuttle service as well as other services for your convenience.
Address: Bai Khem, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 920000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 18.2km or 22-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$400
5. Bamboo Cottages & Restaurant
Bamboo Cottages & Restaurant offers something different than the standard luxurious Phu Quoc hotels. Though the property is smaller than most hotels, it is the perfect place to go if you opt for a nice and quiet ambience. It is located in a small village called Cua Can Village, around 14 kilometres from the Phu Quoc International Airport.
Bamboo Cottages has 19 eco-friendly rooms, which mostly use bamboo on the construction. All rooms are bestowed a beautiful view of the calming turquoise ocean. The restaurant is also set by the beach so you can makan nice food while having a magnificent view. At night, you can ask for a special barbeque with fresh fish from local fishermen.
Booking a room here gets you a fully air-conditioned room, complimentary breakfast, airport shuttle, bicycle rental, and spa services. The cottage also offers water activities such as scuba diving, kayaking, and snorkelling.
Address: Vung Bau Bay, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 920000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 31.8km or 49-minute drive Room rate per night: S$50
6. Camia Resort & Spa
While not located on the beach, Camia Resort & Spa has its own private coastline. The property itself lies on higher land with a view of the sea. The airport is a 33-minute ride (20.4km) away from the resort, and you can take the hotel's complimentary shuttle service should you not have a private rental or cab.
Camia Resort & Spa boasts a total of 35 guest rooms, with most of them featuring a private balcony. The interior is minimistically designed; complete with wide glass veranda doors for a better ocean view from the room. Just like other family-friendly Phu Quoc hotels, the resort also features a children's swimming pool for travelling families.
Beyond the resort's compound, there is the famous Phu Quoc Night Market a 21-minute drive (9.6km) away. There, you can taste native Vietnamese delicacies in the warmth of local hospitality.
Address: Lot 3, Ong Lang Hamlet, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam 920000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 20.4km or 31-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$70
7. Anja Beach Resort & Spa
Anja Beach Resort & Spa is one of the Phu Quoc hotels that located near the Phu Quoc International Airport, offering complimentary airport shuttle service should you not have a private rental or cab to make the 8-minute drive (6.0km) to the hotel. However, you may need to make a reservation at least 24 hours before your scheduled flight, should you choose to ride the shuttle.
The resort has 50 rooms with a sea and terrace view, with some of the classier room types having their own private swimming pool. If you want to get around the area in a more eco-friendly manner, the hotel provides complimentary bicycle rental service. In addition, the resort has an excellent spa service, which includes body scrubs, reflexology, and other pampering body treatments.
The hotel has an on-site restaurant serving both international and Vietnamese food. However, there are also other restaurants and bars available within the resort's area.
Address: Tran Hung Dao Cua Lap Hamlet, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, 920000
Distance from Phu Quoc International Airport: About 6km or 9-minute drive. Room rate per night: S$70
Due the fact that Phu Quoc is still a relatively new tourist destination in Southeast Asia, the Phu Quoc hotels and facilities are relatively new. It is strongly recommended that you visit the island in summer because the water tends to be clearer in the season. Still, the weather all-year round is mostly warm and friendly around Phu Quoc, so coming anytime would still be a-okay.
From the most luxurious to the more humble hotels, Phu Quoc's surroundings has everything from delicious foodie spots to beautiful beaches, all waiting for you to explore their secrets.