The weather is probably one of the most common concerns of tourists, especially who are travelling to beaches or coasts. Indeed, this can affect your journey experience very much. Coming to Phu Quoc island, you cannot expect the weather to be nice and ideal all the time. This is because Phu Quoc island has two seasons, which are sunny and rainy seasons.
The rainy seasons usually start from May to November yearly. Therefore, you better keep an eye on your travel schedule if you are intending to visit the island during this period of time. Nonetheless, there will some travel issues in which you do not really have choices to visit a place during the nicest season. Hence, the following list will be another great option for you to visit on rainy days in Phu Quoc island.
Phu Quoc’s pearl farms
Being well-known for its large quantity of pearl production in Vietnam, Phu Quoc has been housing many pearl farms where the natural pearls are being extracted from the pearl oysters.
Visiting these pearl farms, you will be able to witness the procedure of getting the pearls from the oysters. Moreover, there are also other types of products that have been made from pearls and you will directly see how the craftsman make it in the craft house.
Phu Quoc’s red pepper farm
The island is also renowned for its produce, one of them is red pepper. This type of pepper can only be grown in Phu Quoc. Getting to see how beautiful the pepper farms are and taking photos with it. Also, there are plenty of pepper-made products that you can try and buy as souvenirs from Phu Quoc.
Sim wine and Sim honey
Sim wine from Phu Quoc is a speciality of the island. This type of tree is well-grown on the island and developed to become the speciality of Phu Quoc. As a matter of fact, there are lots of tourists coming to Phu Quoc and buying this kind of speciality for their family and friends.
Bee honey farm
The farm has a number of Italian bees which are imported to Vietnam and transferred to Phu Quoc island. In here, you will be able to see the beautiful Italian bees collecting pollen, so as to make honey. Moreover, you can even try the bee wax, as well as taste the purely sweet honey.
Ham Ninh ancient fish village
This is one of the oldest fish villages in Phu Quoc, which has been housing many fishermen and hundreds of boats daily to trade their goods. It is always packed in the early morning and you will see how busy it is.
Fish sauce factory and shop
Phu Quoc is very famous for its seafood and other products made by seafood as well. One of those is fish sauce, which is a kind of very popular seasoning in Vietnamese cuisine. There are numerous fish sauce tanks where you can see and take photos with.
Phu Quoc Prison
This is where communists were kept during the war between France and Vietnam. The prison was originally built by French and was also known as Coconut Tree Prison during the war. Moreover, this place was the largest place to keep communist soldiers in the South of Vietnam with up to more than 32,000 and 40,000 people and this includes political prisoners in several periods.
Ho Quoc temple
This temple is a place where tourists can visit the Buddha and contemplate the stunning view of Phu Quoc’s coast from above. The temple also has a giant Quan Am statue, facing the beautiful coast like blessing the island being away from storms. This is such a gorgeous place for tourists visiting Phu Quoc island.