Phu Quoc Island Shopping
Where to Shop and What to Buy on Phu Quoc Island
Shopping on Phu Quoc Island mostly comes in the form of street markets and quaint boutiques, where you can find not only fresh produce and pre-packaged condiments but also locally-farmed pearls and unique handicrafts. Great for experiencing the local culture, Dinh Cau Night Market and Duong Dong Market are often packed with vendors and shoppers bargaining hard for all kinds of goods, especially freshly caught seafood and household items from mainland Vietnam.
Visitors can also sample authentic Vietnamese dishes and fresh seafood at affordable prices as well as stock up on locally resourced products such as prepacked mushrooms, fish sauce, pepper and cashew nuts. Read on for our guide on where to shop and what to buy on Phu Quoc Island.
Duong Dong Market is Phu Quoc Island’s busiest and largest outdoor market, where travellers can experience the local lifestyle and purchase a wide range of fresh produce during their holiday. Set along Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong Market features a wet zone that’s set close to Duong Dong Port, where you can see throngs of fishing boats drop off freshly-caught seafood such as eel, squid, mackerel, barracuda, and shellfish, to be sold by local vendors.
Phu Quoc Island is also renowned for its fish sauce, mushrooms, peppers and cashew nuts. We highly recommend making your way to the dry section to pick up a few as souvenirs for loved ones Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 21:00
- Address: Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
Duong Dong Shops
There are several shops that sell most basic items such as toothpaste, soap, beer, biscuits etc in Duong Dong, laundries are also here which are much cheaper than resort prices. There are a couple of pharmacies dotted around and the odd basic clothes shop, not high fashion obviously, but you'll find the basics that you need.
Long Beach Village
Long Beach Village comprises several streets that are lined with mini marts, dive shops, souvenir stalls selling the usual array of local handicrafts and foodstuff. Located off Tran Hung Dao Street, this tourist-friendly area is also known for its array of budget-friendly accommodation options, including budget guesthouses, hostels, and mid-range resorts with easy access to the beach. Due to its close proximity to the main town of Duong Dong, travellers can easily explore prominent landmarks on foot or motorcycle from Long Beach Village.
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Location: Off Tran Hung Dau Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
Local markets sell a colourful variety of fruit and vegetables of all shapes and sizes in addition to seafood and other foodstuff. Markets can be busy places but don't let that put you off.
Some markets are one or two days a week however the main one in Duong Dong is a permanent fixture, you might want to avoid it when a cruise ship is in port though.
Phu Quoc Pearl Farm
Phu Quoc Pearl Farm was founded in 1998 by a New Zealand-based company called Treasures from the Deep, where visitors can learn about pearl farming and purchase quality jewellery. Locally known as Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm, it spans 6,000 square meters of cultivation pools, a spacious showroom, and retail outlet selling high-end pearl rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets from VND 3,000,000 upwards. Situated along the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Pearl Farm is a 10-minute drive from Duong Dong.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
- Address: Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
The Green Boutique Phu Quoc is a home-grown beauty brand that’s renowned for offering a wide range of skincare and haircare products, all of which are handmade with all-natural ingredients. Occupying a rustic-looking hut at Tran Hung Dao Street, this boutique is accessible within a 15-minute walk from Sung Hung Pagoda. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
- Address: 92 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc island
- Tel: +84 903 830 214