Ganh Dau Beach
Ganh Dau Beach

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Tucked away on the northwestern edge of Phu Quoc Island, Ganh Dau Beach remains one of Vietnam's most splendid yet under-the-radar coastal havens. This idyllic stretch of sand and sea offers a serene escape from the hustle of everyday life, presenting a picturesque landscape where the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Thailand gently kiss powdery, golden sands. This article takes you on a journey through the tranquil beauty and captivating allure of Ganh Dau Beach, a destination that should be on every traveler's bucket list.

A Serene Escape

Ganh Dau Beach is a stark contrast to the more tourist-trodden areas of Phu Quoc. Here, the pace of life slows down, allowing visitors to bask in the unspoiled beauty of nature. The beach stretches for nearly 500 meters, offering a sense of seclusion and intimacy that is hard to find in more popular destinations. The water, a mesmerizing shade of blue, is clear and calm, making it ideal for swimming and snorkeling. The beach is fringed by dense, tropical foliage, which adds to its sense of privacy and exclusivity.

Natural Splendor Unveiled

What sets Ganh Dau Beach apart is its untouched natural beauty. The area is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a haven for nature lovers and environmental enthusiasts. The coral reefs near the beach are teeming with marine life, offering an underwater spectacle for snorkelers and divers. The lush forests surrounding the beach are a sanctuary for various bird species, creating a melodious symphony that resonates throughout the day.

Cultural Insights and Local Life

Ganh Dau Beach is not just about natural beauty; it’s also a window into the local culture and lifestyle of Phu Quoc. The nearby Ganh Dau village is a small fishing community where life revolves around the sea. Visitors have the opportunity to observe local fishermen in their daily routines, bringing in fresh catch that often ends up in the kitchens of local restaurants. This interaction provides a genuine insight into the traditional Vietnamese coastal life, unadulterated by tourism.

Gastronomic Delights

No visit to Ganh Dau Beach is complete without indulging in the local cuisine. The beach area is dotted with small, family-run eateries and seafood restaurants that serve fresh, locally sourced delicacies. Diners can savor the flavors of the sea with dishes like grilled squid, steamed crabs, and Phu Quoc’s famous fish sauce. The simplicity of the food, combined with the freshness of the ingredients, creates a culinary experience that is both authentic and delectable.

Adventurous Explorations

For those seeking adventure, Ganh Dau Beach offers more than just sunbathing and leisurely swims. The nearby Phu Quoc National Park is a treasure trove for hikers and nature enthusiasts. With its dense forests, hidden waterfalls, and diverse wildlife, the park provides an exhilarating escape for those looking to explore the wild side of Phu Quoc. Additionally, the waters around Ganh Dau are ideal for kayaking and paddleboarding, offering a unique perspective of the beach and its surroundings.

A Growing Focus

In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on sustainable tourism in Ganh Dau Beach. Efforts are being made to preserve the natural environment and support the local community. This includes initiatives to keep the beach clean, promote eco-friendly activities, and involve local businesses in the tourism industry. These efforts ensure that Ganh Dau Beach retains its natural charm and continues to be a destination that is both enjoyable and responsible.

Ganh Dau Beach is a testament to the enduring allure of natural beauty, combined with cultural richness and a sense of adventure. It offers a perfect blend of tranquility, scenic splendor, and authentic experiences.

Nearby Attractions


Bai Dai

4 km away

Ong Lang beach

15 km away

Nui Chua

21 km away

Traveler Reviews

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Biển sạch và trong xanh, mình đi lặn ngắm san hô ở đây rất đẹp. Lặn ngâm nước biển 2 tiếng đồng hồ kk đẹp thật sự
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Bãi biển chỉ vắng vào buổi trưa ,buổi chiều và sáng có rất đông người tắm biển
Zalazak sunca je na ovoj plaži SAVRŠEN. :)
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Biển rất trong xanh, có cả bãi cát dài và những bãi đã rất chill. Chiều ra ngắm hoàng hôn, đón tàu về rất đẹp.
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Biển đẹp!! Tuyệt vời Kiên giang, biển đảo Việt Nam
Hoàng hôn đẹp tuyệt vời tại đây
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Vẫn hoang sơ nên rất đẹp
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Bãi biển đẹp
A small, laidback paradise beach. One of the best beaches we've been in Phu Qhuoc, with public access and almost litter-free!
Bãi biển nhỏ nhưng rất đẹp, nước biển êm như mặt hồ, ngắm hoàng hôn ở đây đẹp nhất Phú Quốc. Ở đây có thể nhìn thấy sang Campuchia
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Очень чистая вода всегда!! Нет медуз, вода прозрачная. Мой любимый пляж.
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Đẹp tuyệt vời
Nhìn sang đảo Campuchia
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Biển xanh, cát trắng, núi cao,……
Nơi nghỉ dưỡng, thư giãn sau những ngày làm việc căng thẳng mệt mỏi lý tưởng. 5 *
Bãi gành dầu 6 năm trước còn hoang sơ ít khách du lịch biết đến nên rác không nhiều rất đẹp nhưng bây giờ đến đây thứ đập vào mắt bạn đó là rác nó quá nhiều
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Very nice Area. The North ouest and the north are the most narltural area of the Island. Est cost too
Khắc Nhu và Huỳnh Như đã đến nơi này...
Incredible location,amazing views,super sunset spit ,great place to go sailing and snorkeling
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rất đẹp
Bãi Gành Dầu nằm ở phía bắc đảo ngọc và tọa độ lí tưởng cho những ai yêu thích lặn biển, khám phá thế giới bên dưới mặt nước biển. Dù cách xa trung tâm Phú Quốc nhưng, khi đã đến với Gành Dầu chắc chắn bạn sẽ không thất vọng về vẻ đẹp hoang sơ và bình yên của nơi này. Với những người đã từng nhiều lần đến Phú Quốc, khi được hỏi bãi tắm nào đẹp ở Phú Quốc
Khung cảnh đẹp và nhiều món hải sản tươi sống.
We're lucky when come here and see the rainbow. You can see some Cambodia islands from here. Quite peace, not so many tourists. I loved this place!
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