Mot island – Fairyland fallen into oblivion in Phu Quoc

Sandy beach in Mot island
Sandy beach in Mot island

Referring to Phu Quoc people usually only remember the colorful coral reefs or Sao Beach with white sand beaches and forget that two – three (2/3) area of Phu Quoc is covered by primary forest. Many mysterious places still wait for you to explore, including Hon Mot Island.

Mot island of Bai Thom commune located in the northeast of the island of Phu Quoc. There are two ways to get to Mot island. Either go along the route Nguyen Trung Truc, Duong Dong – Bai Thom. Or start from Duong Dong to Ham Ninh, then along the coastal road of red soil to reach Mot island.

Mot island
Mot island

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Don’t need to take the train to Mot island, where only about 200 meters from the island of Phu Quoc. Previously, you had to walk across floating road to get there. Currently, the road to Mot island has a bridge which is easier to go over, but you can still experience the feeling of walking on the sea very interesting. Sea water is very shallow and cool.

From Mot island, you can see very clearly the territory of Cambodia. The distance to Cambodia only about 4 to 5 nautical miles.

The sand here is not white as Sao beach but the transparence of the water is not inferior anywhere in Phu Quoc Island.

Territory and things to see

The first impressive thing here is that you will see water spinach grows well on land, feeling as if you are lost in a world completely different from the surrounding flooded green.

Along the only paved road, Mot island have been built small huts for camping delight you all day without worrying about bothering anyone.

The territory of water spinach covered walkways. Water spinach rise as much as this is where originated the legend of this purple fragile flower.

Covering Mot island is a rich flora with perennial green forest shade forming many beautiful shapes, as if you are lost in a fairy forest area.

Water spinach
Water spinach

Beach without people, free to swim delightedly

Peaceful and cool landscape is very suitable for those looking for a truly private place. They can choose forest or sea whenever they want. Mot island almost separates from everything outside, not noisy, dusty, truthly a desert island.

Not missing the art scene for those who love photography can satisfy creating or couples who want to keep the beautiful moments before the wedding.

Come to Mot Island, you should prepare food and water to camp overnight. If you forget, you can visit the nearby Thom beach to buy seafood or chicken to organize a barbecue party with friends and relatives.