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We did then venture northwards again but not entirely to within sight of the Dai beach area. We then retraced our tracks back to the main road and found another road further south leading back to the coastal route just beyond the Vinpearl Land entertainment complex which brought us out next to the peninsular of Vung Bau beach.
We approached form the north and passed all this devastation until we were turned back by security just as we arrived near Dai Beach. As you reported the bulldozers are well established and a shanty town of plastic awnings fringes the shore for the workers with huge craters in the sand where it's been excavated presumably for building. So, it with sadness I must tell you that your favourite Dai Beach has been wrecked.
We followed your northern loop; visited suggested waterfalls in Dalat and are rounding off our time on Phu Quoc. Your guide has been a treat during our 3 months in Vietnam. If you are renting bikes then be sure to keep a contact number of the rental company - if you encounter problems with the police you can call the rental company and they should be able to offer some help.
This is especially true is popular tourist areas such as Mui Ne and Phu Quoc. Be polite, friendly, smiley and on the vast majority of occasions the police will take the money and let you go on your way. Normally, if you get stopped by the police you will have to pay a fine (200,000vnd is standard).
In reality most foreigners driving motorbikes in Vietnam do not have domestic licenses. I'm currently working on getting my license from home recognized here, but they will most definitely be without them… Thanks so much and again, fabulous stuff here! How big of an issue can this be?
Since they are just passing through Vietnam, none of them will have official VN licenses. I just moved travel tips to vietnam [www.vietnamtravelblog.info] Vietnam and am working south of Saigon in Tra Vinh for the next year or so. I am planning a trip to Phu Quoc with some friends and they want to rent motorbikes. I hope the weather is good enough for you to visit Peppercorn on Phu Quoc - it's a great little getaway.
Hoping the weather will be mainly sunny as it looks close to perfect! We have booked to stay at the Peppercorn beach resort in Phu Quoc which seems perfect for what we are looking for so i'll contact them and ask them about weather. Also if you could give us an idea how & where to go around the island in 3 days.
Can you suggest the top most beach to stay and enjoy our stay? I am visiting Phu Quoc in Feb 2017 with my wife for honeymoon. However, you would still get some rain and the sea probably won't be as glassy flat as the high season months.
Yes, I think Phu Quoc would still be OK at that time of year - and the accommodations would be cheaper too because of the low season. For the time being, there's no accommodation at either beach, but I expect that will change soon, once the access roads have been paved. However, these are ‘working beaches', so there's a fair amount of fishing-related debris around; some of which is picturesque, such as the rotting hulls of abandoned wooden boats; and some of which is unsightly, such as polystyrene boxes, discarded fishing nets and general trash.
Quiet and calm, the beaches are lovely and the backdrop of forested hills is spectacular.