5 small islands around Phu Quoc attracting backpackgers


Coming to Phu Quoc, you have to visit these 5 beautiful islands to experience the wild beauty and explore the many exciting activities of the island.

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Xuong islet

This is the most remote island, located in the south of the island of Phu Quoc. Xuong islet’s seawater is very clear and deep. The most interesting thing is a huge cave with imposing cliffs. From this cave, you can lie on the beach and see beautiful view of Xuong islet. This is a great location for those who enjoy watching coral diving, with many precious and beautiful corals as that of May Rut Ngoai islet.

May Rut Ngoai islet

May Rut Ngoai islet is located in the south of Phu Quoc Island, about 3 knots from the center of An Thoi town. In order to go to May Rut Ngoai islet, visitors can go by boat in about 1 hour.

May Rut Ngoai islet is pristine with many rocks and littler sand so the water is very clear. During the season of alluvial sand, the beach with full of white sand and blue water is beautiful as a picture. Here, you can swim or lie in hammock for relaxing, listening to the waves slapping or wander on the island for expedition and shooting. There is a family on the island, and also the only restaurant. It is Mrs Tam family. Coming here, you remember to visit her restaurant to enjoy special pinch porridge.

One of 5 mall island but so attractive around Phu Quoc via Geocaching

May Rut Trong islet

Similar to wild character of May Rut Ngoai islet, May Rut Trong islet attracts tourists by the long sloping beach, fine white sand stretching along with coconut trees. The regional sea has a diverser ecosystem with 125 species of fish and 150 species of molluscs. Besides the many rare marine species such as cow-ear clams, dugongs, sea turtle…

It attracts tourists by many interesting activities. The first is to participate in snorkeling tour to admire the colorful beauty of more than 100 species of hard and soft corals. At night, visitors can experience the interesting feeling of squid fishing with fishermen. It takes only a 5-minute boat trip to visit the squid fishing village, visitors will be manually catch fresh squid which can be grilled or cooked porridge right on the boat.

In addition, guests are going to visit the pearl farm, the floating house specialized breeding of rare seafood such as abalone, sea cucumbers, turtles, grouper…

Mot islet

This islet is about 20 minutes of driving from the town of Duong Dong (Phu Quoc). Mot islet attracts tourists by the ledges with diversified shapes, strips of beach morning glory blooming very beautiful. Not deep sea water level helps visitors easy to see the coral, moss and all fishes swimming around. Here, you can be free for swimming, snorkeling and watching coral reefs, fish, crab and pinch. In addition, the island also has extremely diverse vegetation with many species of perennial trees and many strange fungi on tree trunks.

Mot islet via Travel companies info

Mong Tay islet

Mong Tay islet is almost an absolute pristine island because it has no residents living and no intervention by the convenient services from the mainland. Mong Tay islet is the ideal location for outdoor activities such as camping, swimming or going to explore deeply into the wilderness with stretching burning grasslands. One other interesting activity that you can not miss when you come here is to experience scuba diving to explore the extremely rich coral ecosystem with 17 types of hard and soft types of anemones in brilliant colors. The coral reefs with all kinds of shapes, sizes and colors will surely leave a great impression on your mind about a trip to the “desert island”.

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