White sand beaches, Pho fests, and plenty of off the beaten track explorations for kids of all ages…this island paradise off the coast of Vietnam offers families a unique beach escape without too much hassle…hoorah!

Traditionally a fishing village known for pepper plantations, incredible seafood spreads, and unspoiled beaches, Phu Quoc is Southeast Asia’s secret island escape complete with jungle, beaches, and mountains.  

FLY:  The best way to reach this island is via a 25-minute puddle jumper out of Ho Chi Minh City. Flight Centre offers family packages including a one-night stay at a 5-star hotel which makes the trip easy on the little ones (flight times can be a bit fickle). Visas can be booked in advance and picked up at the airport via this link.

STAY:  There are a variety of choices from luxury to eco-chic! La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc offers a stylish property along Long Beach. Perfect for green loving families, Mango Bay is a family fave complete with a spa, beach cabanas, an incredible beach, volleyball and watersport fun, and one of the island’s best restaurants (most have all their meals here…it’s that good!).  

PLAY:  Dine at the Night Market with alfresco fish fun in the evenings with a bit of  shopping on the side! Book a car via your resort and picnic on the island’s unspoiled beaches…BYOF (Bring Your Own Frisbee). Rent a boat for the day (lunch included) and explore the crystal clear waters and hidden islands. Go diving with Rainbow Divers. Explore fish sauce factories and the island's best pepper plantations. Splash in waterfalls and enjoy a hammock at Sao Beach!