PEPPER FARMS : The Pepper from Phu Quoc is reputedly one of the world’s finest and a visit to any one of the farms on the Island is well worth it. You’ll find pepper plantations mostly around the central and northern parts of the island and most farmers won’t mind you stopping to take photo’s or viewing these amazing storks of pepper trees or the drying pepper. Organised tours also visit the Khu Tuong pepper gardens for a close look at the pepper gardens and cover the overall harvesting and drying process.
PHU QUOC PEARLS : Find out how Phu Quoc offers the ideal breeding ground for oysters, discover the process of harvesting pearls and transforming them into pieces of jewellery. If you want to buy pearls, you will find that the quality varies, and there are also fake pearls. There are numerous pearl shops, most in Duong Dong town. Pick up a wide variety of pearl gifts from bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings at very reasonable prices. Some shops feature high quality South Sea pearls with high price tags to match.
FISH SAUCE DISTILLERY : Fish sauce is an important condiment in Vietnamese cuisine and a significant contributor to Phu Quoc’s economy. Various distilleries are now open to the public. Her you can learn how this vital ingredient is produced. Gift shops sell different grades of fish sauce so you can bring a taste of Vietnam back home.
PHU QUOC BEE FARM: Opened in 2014, this farm offers an ecological experience. Here you will find out all about the honey bee and information about the importance of honey bees. The farm has fruit orchards on site, with rambutan, durian, mango and grapefruit fruit trees. There is also a store and cafe that sells honey related products.
DINH CAU NIGHT MARKET is famous for fresh seafood, pearl souvenirs and famous local specialties such as fish sauce, pepper and Sim wine. If you’re looking to buy souvenirs there are booths selling T-shirts, slippers, jewellery and handicrafts, as well as prepacked snacks such as Phu Quoc’s fish sauce, dried seaweed, black pepper and cashew nuts.