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Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2016 and the hosting city: Da Nang, Vietnam.

Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2017 and the hosting city: Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2016 and the hosting city: Đà Nẵng, Vietnam.

Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2017 and the hosting city: Phu Quoc, Vietnam.
Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2017 and the hosting city: Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2017 and the hosting city: Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

Warmly welcome to Vietnam – the Country of Smiles – the World Leading Cashew Kernel Exporter! In this page, we would like to provide you with some useful information about the VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous 2017 and the hosting city: Phu Quoc, Vietnam.

About PHU QUOC ISLAND

Location:

Located in the South of Vietnam, Phu Quoc is a very famous tourist attraction of Vietnam, which includes the island proper and 21 smaller islets. It is a part of Kien Giang Province, Vietnam. The island has a total area of 574 square kilometres (222 square miles) and a permanent population of approximately 103,000. Duong Dong Town, is located on the west coast, and is also the administrative and largest town on the island. The other township is An Thoi in the southern tip of the island.

The island is well preserved with natural beaches and beautiful landscapes and traditional villages will give visitors an enjoyable experience.

The island's economy is centered on fishing, agriculture and a fast-growing tourism sector. With tourist boom in decades, Phu Quoc has achieved fast ecomomic growth. Many infrastructure projects has been carried out including a lot of five-star hotels and resorts.

By 2017, Vietnam's Government already set up a Special Administrative Region which covers Phu Quoc Island and peripheral islets and so far upgrades it to a provincial city with special administration. You will not be able to apply for a Vietnam visa if travelling to Phu Quoc only.

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Weather & Climate:

Phu Quoc has a tropical climate, specifically a tropical wet and dry climate, with an average humidity of 81%. The average temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F), with little variation throughout the year. The year is divided into two distinct seasons: 

  • The rainy season usually begins in September and ends in late March;

  • The dry season lasts from April through August. 


How to get there?

Phu Quoc International Airport (Airport code: PQC) is the hub connecting Phú Quốc with mainland Vietnam and other international destinations. There are international direct flights from Bangkok, Singapore and China. Kindly check daily flight schedule to and from Phu Quoc at http://www.phuquocairport.vn/

The meeting's venue (Vinpearl Resort Phu Quoc) is just 25 minutes drive from Phu Quoc International Airport.

Phu Quoc Town has good traffic infrastructure in Vietnam where you can find a wide range of transports to travel around by air, water, coach bus, taxi, or “xe om” (motorbike-taxi). The cyclos (three-wheel bicycle taxi) is not so popular like other cities. Metro system is not available. Recommended transports in the down town for tourists and from the Phu Quoc Airport to your hotels are taxi. Besides, the interesting bicycle may be the best choice for the short-time city tours at the sunset or sunrise when the city’s tropical temperature is lowest.

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About FLIGHTS TO PHU QUOC

Phu Quoc International Airport (Airport code: PQC according to IATA). 

Check daily flight schedule to and from Phu Quoc at: http://www.phuquocairport.vn/

Phu Quoc International Airport is an international airport which was completed in 2012 on Phu Quoc Island. Because it is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Vietnam, there are 60 daily flights from Ho Chi Minh city and Hanoi and Can Tho to Phu Quoc and vice versa operated by local airlines including Vietnam Airlines (VN), Viet Jet Air (VJ) and Jet Star (JQ) etc.

Some direct flight from oversea countries to Phu Quoc:

Phu Quoc - Sweden/ Seasonal/ Thomson Airways (BY)
Phú Quốc - Sweden (Stockholm)/ 1 flight per week/ TUIfly Nordic AB (X3*)
Phu Quoc - Russia/ 1 flight per week/ Pegas Fly or Ikar (IK)
Phu Quoc - Singapore/ 2 flights per week/ Vietnam Airlines (VN)
Phu Quoc - Cambodia (Siem Reap)/ Seasonal/ Vietnam Airlines (VN)
Phu Quoc - Thailand (Bangkok)/ Weekly/ Vietnam Airlines (VN)
Phu Quoc - China (Guang Zhou city)/ 3  flights per week/ China Southern Airlines (CZ)
Phu Quoc - China (Kunming)/ Seasonal/ Lucky Air (8L)
Phu Quoc - China (Shanghai)/ Seasonal/ Vietnam Airlines (VN)   
Phu Quoc - China (Cheng Du)/ Seasonal/ Viet Jet Air (VJ)

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About MEETING VENUES

Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort 

Address: Bai Dai,  Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang, Vietnam
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Vinpearl Resort Phu Quoc (http://vinpearl.com): Situated in the South of Vietnam, one of the  most beautiful bays and islands in the world, Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort is a tropical heaven of splendor and serenity, making it a perfect destination for travelers from all over the world. The charming and contemporary Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort blends seamlessly with the surroundings at Bai Dai, one of the most exotic places on Phu Quoc Island.

The Vinpearl complex, featuring two 5-star luxury resorts, an amusement park Vinpearl Land, a great adventure Vinpeal Safari and an international standard 27-hole golf course Vinpearl Golf Club Phu Quoc. Altogether, the Vinpearl complex in Phu Quoc is a heaven of joy for guests during their stay in Vietnam.

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Map of Vinpearl Phu Quoc

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Map of Cashew Exhibition Area

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About VIETNAM & PHU QUOC VISA

Phu Quoc visa policy


Since Phu Quoc island is a "Special Economic Zone" of Vietnam, all oversea participants (all nationalities) in the 9th VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous Phu Quoc 2017 from November 13-15, 2017 are eligible for a 30 day Vietnam visa exemption if the delegates only plan on visiting PHU QUOC ONLY and NO OTHER DESTINATIONS in Vietnam. However, if you would like to join VINACAS Caravan Tour from Ho Chi Minh city to Phu Quoc from November 12-13, 2017 (Pre-Tour) or attending the FOOD EXPO & FOOD TECH (Post-Tour) from November 15-17, 2017, you may apply for a Vietnam visa including: E-visa or Visa on Arrival.


Conditions to get Vietnam visa exemption to visit Phu Quoc Island


Phu Quoc Island has long been a paradise for leisure travelers for its beauty fringed with white-sand beaches and with large tracts still cloaked in dense, tropical jungle . It is designated as a Special Economic Zone and the Vietnamese Government is allowing tourists to stay on the island for up to 30 days without Vietnam visa.

In order to be eligible for the 30-day visa exemption to Phu Quoc Island, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Your passport must be valid for 6 months since your arrival date;

  2. You must have a round trip air ticket to and from Phu Quoc. The onward destination after Phu Quoc can be any other destination except Vietnam. Flights can be either direct to Phu Quoc or transiting through one Vietnam’s other international airports with the final destination being Phu Quoc.

  3. Your stay on the island must be less than 30 days.


In case you plan to visit other parts of Vietnam after Phu Quoc, you will require a Vietnam visa. And in this case, you may:

1. Obtain a Vietnam visa for your whole trip in Vietnam; OR
2. Travel to Phu Quoc island with Vietnam visa exemption and then contact the Vietnam Immigration Officers there to obtain Vietnam visa.


In case the first option is selected, you can apply for Vietnam visa on arrival if you travel to Vietnam by air via international airports including Noi Bai of Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat of Ho Chi Minh city, Danang of Danang city and Phu Quoc of Phu Quoc island.

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Vietnam visa on arrival 
Before applying for visa on arrival, please contact with VINACAS to ask for an Approved Meeting Document in Vietnamese (Only applicable for registered and paid delegates).

Note:

Instead of applying visa at embassies of Vietnam, the Immigration Department of Vietnam has launched e-VISA or visa on arrival, which enables you request online with a company in Vietnam to ask for visa approval letter to pick up visa on arrival. All Foreign Visitors are now able to obtain the visa approval letter for picking up your Vietnam visa on arrival. It is no longer necessary to get the visa stamp at the Vietnamese Embassy before your visit. Your e-Visa or visa approval letter is approved and controlled by the Vietnam Immigration Department (Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam). The visa approval letter is written in Vietnamese and English, signed and red stamped by head of Vietnam Immigration Department, allowing to pick up your visa on arrival Vietnam.

  • Currently Visas On Arrival Vietnam are valid only for those wanting to visit Vietnam by air via Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh city | Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi city | Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang city | Cam Ranh International Airport in Nha Trang city.

  • Passport must valid at least six-months prior entry date to Vietnam & must match details as approved in the visa approval letter.

  • In case of dual citizenship , please, choose the country according to the travel document/passport which you will be using for traveling to Vietnam.

  • Diplomatic, Official and Service passport or UN Passport must apply visa at the embassy.

  • Children are included in parent's passport also required to apply online for getting visa approval letter to get visa on arrival.

  • The visa application form online must be correctly full-filled . All information on the form must match passport data. The information provided by you will be checked at the border crossing points of Vietnam. If you provide incorrect information, your e-Visa or visa on arrival will be invalid and you will be refused to enter Vietnam.

  • The visa applicant should not travel before the arrival date specified in the registration or take the risk of traveling without having received the visa approval letter. Applicants who do not respect these instructions will be drived back.

  • On arrival Vietnam at international airport, you must be able to present all the required documents:(1) Passport/ Travel Document(2) Visa approval letter(3) Filled and signed entry and exit form(4) Receipt of cash for visa stamp fee: $25 for single entry (1-3 months) | $50 for multiple entry (1-3 months)

  • Some countries are exempted from visas under unilateral or bilateral agreements with Vietnam, kindly check the exempted countries list in advance before submitting a visa request.

  • Some passport holders with nationality of some countries are not eligible for E-VISA or Vietnam Visa On Arrival, please contact embassy or consulate of Vietnam to apply visa prior your trip to Vietnam.

  • There are 2 kinds of fee involved to get visa on arrival:- Service fee pay online for us to arrange visa approval letter and our partner will send visa approval letter to your email.- On arrival Vietnam at your destination airport, you have to pay $25 US dollars for single entry visa (1-3 months) or $50 for multiple entry visa (1-3 months) or $95 for 6-month business visa or $135 for 1-year business visa.


Please contact with the Organizing Committee if you require the services.
Email: vietnamcashewassociation@gmail.com. Tel: +84 83 8242136.


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About HOTELS – BUS/ LOCAL TRANSFERS

Hotels

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  • Meeting venue (Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc): On 31 October 2015, Vingroup launched Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf, the second phase of Vinpearl’s mega project on Phu Quoc Island. Distinctively styled compared with the first phase of Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort, Resort & Golf is clad in classical beauty, where the exquisite French design is in perfect harmony with European classical decorative touches. The resort boasts 402 guest rooms and 220 international-standard villas, meeting the holiday needs from individual customers to large groups, and accommodating a range of prices from a flexible Bed & Breakfast package to full-board.Together with the 27-hole Vinpearl Golf Club, Vinpearl Land outdoor amusement park and the upcoming Vinpearl Safari and Conservation Park which is expected to open in December this year, Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf promises a unique beach holiday experience.With its diversification of products, competitive pricing and opening more large-scale luxury resorts nation-wide, Vingroup continues to deliver on its promise to bring world-class hospitality products and services closer to the public, fulfilling the mission “To create a better life for the Vietnamese people.” Vinpearl projects are integral to Vingroup’s strategy to promote Vienamese tourism and make the country a favored destination for international visitors.It is recommended to register a participation package including participation fee and hotel rooms (3 nights).Read more: http://vingroup.net/



  • Besides Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, there are some luxury resorts and hotels nearby for your options but it is recommended for all delegates to stay at the meeting venue hotels and resortPlease contact with the Organizing Committee if you require the services. Email: vietnamcashewassociation@gmail.com. Tel: +84 283 8242136.


Local transfers/ transports

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Phu Quoc has good traffic infrastructure in Vietnam where you can find a wide range of transports to travel around by air, rail, water, coach bus, taxi, or “xe om” (motorbike-taxi). The cyclos (three-wheel bicycle taxi) is not so popular like other cities. Metro system is not available. Recommended transports in the down town for tourists and from the Phu Quoc airport to your hotels are taxi. Besides, the interesting bicycle may be the best choice for the short-time city tours at the sunset or sunrise when the town’s tropical temperature is lowest.

  • If you staying at Vinpearl Land Resort, you will enjoy free bus transfer from the airport to the resort and vice versa. At the exit of Phu Quoc International Airport, kindly communicate with the welcome desk of Vinpearl Land Resort for instructions.

  • During the meetings' time, you can use the free services offerred by the Organizing Committee, please check the bus schedule.

  • You can hire car/ motorbike/ coach/ taxi for personal purposes at the best prices guided by VINACAS partners.

  • Please contact with the Organizing Committee if you require the services. Email: vietnamcashewassociation@gmail.com. Tel: +84 283 8242136.


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About AROUND PHU QUOC

Where to see?

The best attractions in Phu Quoc prove that there’s plenty of things to do during your tropical vacation besides relaxing on its pristine beaches. Situated 45 kilometres west of Ha Tien, Phu Quoc Island is home to unique Cao Dai and Buddhist temples, vibrant markets, traditional fishing villages, and cashew/ pepper plantations – perfect for travellers looking to experience the local lifestyle.Despite the growing number of tourist accommodation and modern facilities along its expansive coastline, more than half of this tropical island is still a UNESCO-listed national park, where you can enjoy a full-day of spotting rare wildlife species, hiking, camping, photography and bird-watching. Read on for our list of the most popular things to do in Phu Quoc Island.











Phu Quoc National Park takes up more than half of Phu Quoc Island, where nature lovers can spot rare wildlife and plants such as long-tailed macaques, silver langurs, otters, and hornbills. Declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2010, a part of this verdant landscape is open to a wide range of activities such as camping, hiking, bird-watching, and photography. If you’re looking to test out your endurance level, Mount Heaven in Phu Quoc National Park is accessible within a challenging four-hour trek through the evergreen forest followed by a 10 metre-tall bamboo ladder. Read More...

  • Location: 26 kilometres north of Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island















Dinh Cau Rock is an odd-shaped natural formation beside Duong Dong Fishing Harbour, which houses a lighthouse and Buddhist shrine with a rooftop terrace. Also known as Cua Temple, it was constructed in 1937 to commemorate Thien Hau (the Goddess of the sea), whom locals believe provides protection for fishermen heading out to sea. There are 29 winding stone steps to reach the top of Cua Temple, where you will be greeted with spectacular sunset views of Dinh Cau Beach, Duong Dong Town, and neighbouring islets. Entrance to Dinh Cau Rock is free of charge, and there are plenty of food and beverage stands at the base of the temple if you’re feeling peckish. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

  • Address: Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island













Suoi Tranh Waterfall is a 4 metre-tall waterfall that’s surrounded by lush greenery, numerous walking paths, natural caves, and rock pools. Located 7 kilometres west of Duong Dong, nature lovers can enjoy recreational activities such as picnicking, jungle-trekking, camping and bird-watching. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can hike further up from the main waterfall site to visit Hang Doi (Grotto of Bats), which measures 200 metres in height and houses unique stalactites. Due to its close proximity to the main town, Suoi Tranh Waterfall is usually packed with locals during weekends and national holidays. Read More...

  • Location: 7 kilometres west of Duong Dong


4. Duong Dong Market






 





Duong Dong Market, located along Tran Phu Street, is Phu Quoc Island’s busiest and largest outdoor market. The best time to visit is in the early morning, where you can see the locals bargaining hard for household items, fresh and dried seafood, meats, sweets and fruit from mainland Vietnam. Duong Dong Market also houses plenty of food stalls serving fresh seafood, fruit juices, and Vietnamese cuisine at relatively low prices. As the island is renowned for its mushroom, pepper and cashew nuts, we highly recommend picking up a few as souvenirs for loved ones back home. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

  • Address: Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island








 





Sung Hung Pagoda is a combination of two shrines that were built in the early 10th century, making it the oldest of its kind on Phu Quoc Island. Set along Tran Hung Dao Street in Duong Dong Town, the front courtyard features a statue of the Goddess of Mercy, potted plants and Bodhi trees while the three-storey prayer hall houses three Buddha statues and intricate paintings of Buddhist mythical creatures and legends. Open daily, visitors are advised to dress conservatively out of respect for the monks and locals who frequent Sung Hung Pagoda. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

  • Address: 7 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island



 






Vinpearl Land Amusement Park features thrilling water slides, rollercoasters, outdoor and indoor arcade centres, amphitheatre, 5D cinema, and a wide range of dining options. Accessible within a 20-minute drive from Ong Lang Beach, Vinpearl Land Amusement Park is set between Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort and Vinmec International Hospital. Vibrant street performances, mermaid shows, and traditional dances are also held every day, making it an ideal destination for travelling families looking to enjoy a fun-filled day on Phu Quoc Island. Vinpearl Land Amusement Park also offers complimentary shuttle services for those who purchase tickets from travel agents within Duong Dong Town. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:30

  • Address: Bai Dai, Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc island

  • Tel: 1 900 6677 Ext. 2


7. Cao Dai Temple













Cao Dai Temple has two outlets in Duong Dong Town, with the main (and newest) shrine located along Nguyen Trai Street. Founded in 1919, Cao Daism is a monotheistic religion which combines Hinduism, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, and Islam. Currently, there are over two million people practising Cao Daism in Vietnam. Cao Dai Temple easily stands out from other temples on Phu Quoc Island thanks to its technicoloured exterior and religious symbols such as Buddhist swastikas, Christian crosses, and Islamic crescent moons. The temple is open to the public, with worshipping ceremonies held between 06:00 and 12:00 every day. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

  • Address: 40 Nguyen Trai Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island















Ham Ninh Fishing Village attracts foreign visitors looking to experience the daily life of the local fishermen as well as enjoy authentic regional specialities. A 20-minute drive from Phu Quoc International Airport, there’s also a pier not far from the village, where you can enjoy relaxing views of colourful fishing boats, Ham Ninh Mountain range and coastline, and the Hai Tac Archipelago. Ham Ninh Fishing Village is also renowned for its unique dishes such as sea cucumber soup, tram mushroom, and boiled flower crab as well as medicinal drinks made with seaweed, ginseng, seahorse, and rice wine. Read More...

  • Location: 15km northeast of Duong Dong



 






Su Muon Pagoda sits atop a hill about four kilometres east of Duong Dong Town, where visitors can pay their respects, get fortunes told, or simply enjoy the peaceful ambience. Built in 1932 by accountant-turned-monk Nguyen Kim Muon, this pagoda is mostly frequented by locals thanks to its rather hidden locale. The main hall is accessible via a 60-step stairway, housing colourful relics and golden statues of Buddha. As with most religious sites around the world, do dress conservatively and refrain from making noises during your visit to Su Muon Pagoda. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

  • Location: 4 kilometres east of Duong Dong








 





Phu Quoc Prison is a bleak reminder of Vietnam’s turbulent history, where over 40,000 North Vietnamese soldiers were imprisoned during the Vietnam War. Built in 1949 by French colonists, this war museum now houses torture instruments, photographs of former detainees and exhibits of brutal punishments such as crucifixion, food deprivation, and electrocution. A prominent site in Phu Quoc Prison is the row of tiger cages, where prisoners were kept in total darkness and subjected to extreme heat and cold for a prolonged period of time. Entrance fee is priced at VND 3,000 per person, with tours available in English, French and Vietnamese. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 – 11:00 & 13:30 – 17:00

  • Address: 350 Highway 46, Phu Quoc Island


Where to dine?.



Phu Quoc contains a medley of restaurants that offer a host of different types of international and Vietnam cuisine. Being as the inslands, Phu Quoc is the mecca for seafood lovers.

VINACAS and Vinpearl Resort Phu Quoc will bring all specialties of Phu Quoc to all delegates during its meeting meals and Gala Dinner.

The best restaurants in Phu Quoc Island range from charming local joints and traditional markets to expat-owned bistros and fine-dining restaurants in luxurious resorts. As fishing is the main source of income on Phu Quoc Island, you can enjoy a wide range of fresh seafood and regional specialities such as raw herring salad and banh mi at affordable prices.Dining on the island also extends to all-day bistros along Ong Lang Beach and Duong Dong that serve authentic European, American and Asian favourites such as pastas, pizzas, crepes and salads as well as imported wines, beers, and cocktails. Catering to a wide range of budgets and preferences, read on for our list of Phu Quoc Island’s most popular dining spots.




 





The Pepper Tree at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc occupies an all-white terrace with stunning views of the beach and garden, where affluent travellers can enjoy premium wines and fine-dining cuisine by award-winning chefs. Ideal for romantic dinners, this upmarket dining venue is fitted with French colonial décor with subtle jazz tunes playing in the background while its menu comprises French and Vietnamese fare. We highly recommend starting with the pumpkin soup and tuna tartare, followed by lobster ravioli, duck breast, or slow-cooked lamb shank. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 – 23:00

  • Address: La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 77 3982 988








Gop Gio Restaurant is a local favourite in Phu Quoc Island that has gained massive popularity among travellers looking to enjoy authentic Vietnamese dishes and grilled seafood in a casual setting. Priced at VND 20,000 onwards, standout dishes include deep-fried shrimp and squid, fish hotpot, shrimp sautéed with onion, and fried pork, all paired with a plate of steamed rice. Drinks served here include fresh coconut water, fruit juices, and the quintessential Vietnamese coffee. Located along Bach Dang Street, Gop Gio Restaurant is a 10-minute walk from Dinh Cau Rock. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily

  • Address: 145 Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 77 384 7057








 





Winston’s Burgers & Beer attracts a steady clientele of expats and tourists on Phu Quoc Island with its extensive range of generously-sized beef and chicken burgers, imported beers and ciders, as well as potent cocktails. Set within Duong Dong, this lively bistro is divided into a spacious bar section and a garden courtyard surrounded by palm trees. Winston’s Burgers & Beer’s burgers are priced between VND 110,000 and VND 385,000 while a side of French fries cost VND 30,000. The Terminator (VND 385,000) is a must-try for meat lovers with a hefty appetite, comprising three 150g Australian beef or chicken patties, three cheese slices, bacon and special sauce sandwiched between two homemade buns. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 13:00 – 22:30

  • Address: 121/1 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 126 390 1093







4. Khanh Ly Vegetarian Restaurant



 





Khanh Ly Vegetarian Restaurant is an affordable eatery with an extensive buffet of vegetables, soups, noodles, and mock meat dishes. Located near Cao Dai Temple in Duong Dong, this self-service dining spot attracts mostly locals and travellers looking to enjoy meat-free Vietnamese cuisine during their holiday on Phu Quoc Island. There’s no menu available – staff will hand you a plate of rice and you can top it with as many side dishes as you want before paying for your meal. Expect to pay between VND 30,000 and VND 50,000 per person.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 20:00

  • Address: 35 Nguyen Trai Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island


5. On The Rocks Restaurant at Mango Bay Resort













On the Rocks Restaurant at Mango Bay Resort is an all-day dining venue overlooking Ong Lang Beach, where travellers can enjoy a diverse range of authentic Vietnamese, Asian and western favourites from 06:30 until late. Fitted with plush sofas, a must-try is the Phu Quoc Mackerel (VND 230,000) comprises locally-sourced mackerel poached in soy bean and shiitake broth, served with bok choy and ginger rice. Great for sharing is the Ying-Yang Basket (VND 185,000), which consists of fresh spring rolls, coconut shrimps, beef la lot, and banana blossom salad. On the Rocks Restaurant also offers an extensive wine list at all times, as well as fresh fruit juices and tropical cocktails.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 - late

  • Address: Ong Lang Beach, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 903 382 207







6. La Caffe Deli



 





La Caffe Deli is a cosy coffee shop along Tran Hung Dao Street, serving a wide range of western cuisine, fruit smoothies and coffee. Fitted with air-conditioning, repurposed furnishing, quaint antiques and vinyl and plush cushions, it’s a popular spot for tourists to unwind after a day at the beach or sightseeing around Phu Quoc Island. The food menu ranges from sandwiches and salads to pasta and burgers. Drinks are priced between VND 20,000 and VND 40,000 and you can have a shot of rum into your juice for an additional VND 30,000.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 - 24:00

  • Address: 11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 93 688 2036








Itaca Resto Lounge in Duong Dong features an eclectic menu of modern Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine with an Asian flair. Attracting mostly affluent visitors, the lounge is fitted with a spacious courtyard and patio-style bar with plenty of white cushioned seats and wooden tables while the indoor dining section is decorated with conical hat lamps and fairy lights. Popular dishes here include the crunchy goat cheese salad with mustard and honey vinaigrette (VND 220,000), red tuna tartar with wasabi mayonnaise (VND 270,000), and BBQ Papillot fish with steamed vegetables (VND 265,000). Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 – 13:00 & 18:00 – 24:00

  • Address: 125 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 77 399 2022







8. Vuon Tao Restaurant



 





Vuon Tao Restaurant is a rustic seafood joint on Phu Quoc Island that’s renowned for its goi ca trich or raw herring salad. Served with a side of fresh greens and guoc nam sauce, this local dish combines fresh herring, lemon juice, chillies, onions, sliced vegetables, and shredded coconut wrapped in rice paper. Vuon Tao Restaurant also produces its own ruou sim, a local alcoholic beverage that’s made with the fruit of rose myrtle tree. Located opposite Long Beach Resort Phu Quoc, this open-air restaurant is a good choice for travellers looking to enjoy a light lunch before exploring Phu Quoc Island.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 21:00

  • Address: Cua Lap Hamlet, Dong To, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 77 398 1400


9. Le Cap Breton Restaurant













Le Cap Breton Restaurant is an expat-owned dining spot in Duong Dong, where you can enjoy authentic French and Vietnamese cuisine as well as quality wines imported from France, Argentina, and Australia. For breakfast, try the terrine on toast or Breton galatte, which consists of eggs, bacon and sautéed mushroom wrapped in a buckwheat pancake. If you’re craving Vietnamese dishes, popular choices here include flowercrab meat fried rice and beef steak cubes with onion and sweet pepper while barbecued seafood, pork, beef and crocodile meat are available from 18:00 onwards.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 24:00

  • Address: 143 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 903 046 454







10. Sakura Restaurant



 





Sakura Restaurant, despite its name, serves grilled seafood and Vietnamese fare at very attractive prices. This charming family-run establishment is a good spot for large groups thanks to its spacious setting and generously-portioned dishes. Stir-fried meat dishes start at VND 90,000 while grilled seafood is priced at VND 150,000. Highly recommended dishes include the fresh prawns cooked in coconut milk, sweet-and-sour pork, grilled red snapper, and fresh spring rolls with peanut sauce. Set along Ong Lang Beach, Sakura Restaurant is a 15-minute walk from the Mango Bay Resort.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00

  • Address: Ong Lang Beach, Phu Quoc Island

  • Tel: +84 122 818 3484


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Source: Hotels.com/ VINACAS



About PHU QUOC’S TIPS FIRST TIMER

Vietnam in general and Phu Quoc in particular are amazing. If you are a first timer to Vietnam and Phu Quoc Island, please do not forget the following advises:

Things to do before travelling:

  • Download Whova from Appstore or Google playstore to connect with all attendees and make appointments.

  • Read the meeting programme/ information carefully and prepare a schedule of what/where to go.

  • Arrange for medical insurance (including the provision for emergency evacuation).

  • Pack your clothes according to your plan including some formal events. Please be noted to dress modestly and appropriately when visiting local dwellings and religious sites, etc.

  • Prepare suitable power sockets for Vietnam.


Kết quả hình ảnh cho electric socket vietnam

Popular power socket in Vietnam

Things to remember:

  • For good telephone/ internet service/ 3G and 4G, make sure that you buy your sim card through an established service provider in Vietnam. The most-used brand there is Viettel, Mobifone and Vinaphone. Please ask the card seller to help you register for daily or weekly 3G/ 4G package to access internet at good charges. 

  • You should exchange your foreign currencies into Vietnam dong (VND) for local use in Vietnam. Vietnam’s plastic polymer banknotes are currently in denominations from VND 200 to VND 500. Vietnam’s coins are denominated from VND 200 to VND 5,000. Please check Vietinbank’s daily updated exchange rates.

  • Be careful when crossing the road, always keep looking to the left and right and walk slowly.

  • Be prepared to bargain, especially at markets (except at fixed price stores).

  • Vietnam may be the world safest country in the world, however please do not go out late night alone and save your phone book with the following emergency numbers: 112- Search & Rescue; 113- Police; 114- Fire; 115- Ambulance/ First Aid. 

  • Vinmec International Hospital is one of Phu Quoc Island's most renowned sites which is very closed to the meeting area - Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort. Address: Long Beach, Ganh Dau Commune, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province. Tel: (+84 297) 398 55 88. Fax: (+84 297) 398 5566. Email: info@vinmec.com. Website: http://vinmec.com.

  • VINACAS Hot-line: +84-913876130; +84-908097988; +84-907681455.


We wish you a wonderful trip in Vietnam!