Three new experiences in Phu Quoc

KIEN GIANG – Visitors can stay in “miniature Maldives”, watch water puppet shows or play wooden roller coasters.

Ride a roller coaster

Sun World Hon Thom amusement complex launched the first wooden roller coaster in Vietnam on February 1. The game is called “Wrath Snake” with a height of 32.4 m, 14 steep slopes. Each turn of the journey is 2 minutes long, taking visitors through 900 m of winding road, leaning, when going to the highest point, you can see the scenery of Hon Thom island. Experience the game is included in the ticket price of Hon Thom cable car, adults and children from 1.4 m are 550,000 VND/person, children 1-1.4 m are 400,000 VND, children under 1m are free.

Watch water puppetry combined with dinner

Phu Quoc Water Puppet Theater is located at 126 Tran Hung Dao, Duong To. It offers the experience of enjoying dinner with water puppet shows.

Ryan Hieu Tran, founder of Phu Quoc Water Puppet Theater, said he wanted to create more entertainment products for visitors in the evening, thereby conveying Vietnamese culture, especially to foreign guests. The idea was conceived in 2018, with the help of Meritorious Artist Chu Luong, former deputy director of the Vietnam Puppet Theater. He formed a team of 17 performers to complete a 16-act performance. The new theater officially opened on April 1, but from March 10, visitors can experience this activity.

The design of the puppet theater with the seating area is the dining table.  Photo: Ryan Hieu Tran
The design of the puppet theater with the seating area is the dining table. Photo: Ryan Hieu Tran

Resort in the miniature Maldives

Rocks Beach Boutique Phu Quoc, newly opened at the end of January, is a small resort in Ham Ninh commune, east of the island. There are 28 rooms and bungalows built on the water, connected by a wooden bridge. Viewed from above, the accommodation stands out in the blue sea, like “miniature Maldives”.

Staying in bungalows on the water, visitors can catch the sunrise on the sea, sleep when the waves crash below. In addition, here offers kayaking, cycling, swimming pool experiences in a green oasis… The location is isolated, far from the center, so this place is suitable for travelers who love tranquility. complete rest. The best time to stay is between March and November.