Cua Can Beach is one of the 10 most beautiful famous beaches in Pearl Island that visitors cannot miss. Coming to Cua Can beach, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang is coming to the natural beauty of the blue sea and white sand. You can also kayak and explore the diverse system of primeval forests along Cua Can River.

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Cua Can Phu Quoc is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc (Source: lekhanh.ngocanh)

1. Introduction about Cua Can beach in Phu Quoc

Cua Can Beach Phu Quoc is one of the unexploited places for tourism development. This place still retains the wild and peaceful features only indigenous people live.

A special feature here is in the blending of two flows from Cua Can river and from ocean water. This is also the reason why Cua Can always attracts curious tourists who want to have the opportunity to come and explore every corner of this romantic beach.

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Cua Can Beach Phu Quoc is a blend of 2 flows from the sea and Cua Can river mouth  (Source: phamletrung88)

Right at the interesting intersection of these two water streams, there is a beautiful alluvial beach covered with white sand. From a distance, it looks like a slender silk band reaching out to embrace the ocean.

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Winding alluvial beach - an interesting intersection of two water streams at Cua Can (Source: streetourist)

2. Where is Cua Can Beach in Phu Quoc?

Cua Can Beach Phu Quoc belongs to Cua Can commune, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province, located on the west coast, 6km north of Duong Dong town. As the intersection between Cua Can River and the ocean, Cua Can Beach is about 3km long.

Originally, Cua Can beach is a beautiful scene of Phu Quoc that has not been invested in tourism infrastructure. This place still retains the wild, quiet features more typical than other famous beaches in Phu Quoc.

If you want to find a place to relieve the stress of everyday life, Cua Can Phu Quoc promises to be the most complete experience for you.

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Cua Can Phu Quoc has a rare wild and peaceful beauty (Source: demen_phuquoc)

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Exploring the mangrove - mangrove ecosystem at Cua Can Phu Quoc (Source: chriskardach)

3. Beautiful time to travel to Cua Can

Cua Can Beach Phu Quoc can be visited by tourists at any time of the year. However, the ideal time to go to Cua Can is from late October to early May next year.

At this time, Cua Can river in Phu Quoc is in the dry season, sunny, not much rain, gentle waves and clear sea water. This is an extremely suitable weather to enjoy the poetic and lyrical scenery.

In addition, you also have the opportunity to explore the diverse ecological system with diverse coral populations in the dry season. The rows of coconut trees stretch out between the white sand and interesting outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, camping are waiting for you.

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From October to May is the best time to travel to Cua Can Phu Quoc (Source: phyang81)

4. Instructions on how to move to Cua Can beach

Move to Duong Dong town

The way to Cua Can beach is quite simple when looking at the map of Phu Quoc. To get to Cua Can beach, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, you first need to move to the center of Duong Dong town. There are many means for you to reach Duong Dong town depending on the departure location. Specifically, you can travel by the following means:


Airplane is the fastest and most convenient means of travel if departing from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Can Tho, Hai Phong.

The price is about 1 million - 2 million VND / trip.

When you land at Phu Quoc airport, it will take you another 20 minutes to reach Duong Dong town.

Take a passenger car + speedboat

If you come from the Western region and Saigon, you can travel by bus to Ha Tien or Rach Gia port. From the port go by speedboat to Duong Dong town.

Total travel time is about 5-6 hours.

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Taking a speedboat is a way to Duong Dong to continue moving to Cua Can (Source: )

From Duong Dong town to Cua Can beach, Phu Quoc

When reaching the center of Duong Dong town, visitors go east to Cach Mang Thang 8 street.

After that, continue to go straight to Duong Dong - Cua Can street, then turn in, continue for about 15km, look on the right hand side, you will reach Cua Can beach.

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From Duong Dong town, tourists travel by motorbike to Cua Can Phu Quoc (Source @armandss) (Source: lekhanh.ngocanh)

5. Cua Can Beach Phu Quoc has what to play?

Cua Can Phu Quoc has not been exploited too much by human hands, so it still retains its wild and peaceful features.

However, this place is not only a place to relax in Phu Quoc, but also a perfect place for visitors to experience countless exciting activities, mingle with poetic nature.

Fishing at Cua Can beach

Coming to Cua Can without experiencing the daily life of fishermen here is your big miss.

You can go to the fishing villages in the Cua Can River area of Phu Quoc and rent boats from people to go to the riverbed or near the coast to experience fishing, sightseeing and check-in virtual life.

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Fishing on a boat is a must-try activity at Cua Can (Source: travelwithleanne)

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Fishing helps visitors get closer to the life of Cua Can fishermen (Source: @pijups131281) (Source: )

Kayaking on Cua Can River

Reference price of rowing at Cua Can Phu Quoc:

  • Small boat (5 to 6 people): about 300,000 - 400,000 VND/boat/hour.
  • Kayak: 80,000 – 100,000 VND/boat/person.

Kayaking is the most typical entertainment experience that any visitor to Cua Can must try.

Visitors can join a kayaking tour along Cua Van River to explore the primeval forest system and surrounding small islands.

Especially, the most interesting experience is rowing to explore idyllic fishing villages, experiencing the life of real fishermen here and enjoying the poetic nature at Cua Can beach.

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Kayaking is a recreational activity that attracts many young people when coming to Cua Can (Source: anninaelvira)

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Kayaking with friends is a memorable experience for Cua Can visitors (Source: phyang81)

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Rowing a basket boat in Cua Can fishing village

One of the special activities, with 1-0-2 at Cua Can River in Phu Quoc that is loved by many young people, is basket boating in the fishing village.

The feeling of floating on a fisherman's basket will bring an extremely interesting experience. You will get closer to the daily activities of Cua Can fishermen. However, if this is your first time participating in this activity, be prepared and think twice as it is possible to get seasick.

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Rowing basket - a 1-0-2 activity at Cua Can Phu Quoc attracts many visitors to experience (Source: phuquoc_island)

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For first-time visitors, be prepared for seasickness (Source: )

Relaxing soak

Formed from the harmonious interference of the ocean and the flow from the mouth of Cua Can river, Cua Can beach Phu Quoc owns a large rocky beach with stones that have been eroded and sanded by water. Along with that, the sea here is quite shallow and clear, extremely suitable for tourists who want to swim or relax in the water.

It will be a wonderful and refreshing experience even more when on hot summer days, you can just soak in the cool water while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery. From there, the fatigue and worries of daily life also gradually drift away and let go of you. Only a feeling of lightness and relaxation remains - you feel like you are one with Cua Can's nature.

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Tourists take a relaxing dip at Cua Can beach, Phu Quoc (Source: cheesecheechi)

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The rocks are eroded by water to form strange shapes at the mouth of the river. (Source: cozyphuquoc)

Watch the sunrise and sunset at Cua Can

Sitting by the beach with friends and relatives to admire the sunrise or sunset of the day promises to be an unforgettable memory you will never forget at Cua Can beach Phu Quoc.

The cool, fresh air and the scene where the sun gradually drops into the immense sea and then disappears or gradually emerges behind the majestic mountains are extremely dreamy and romantic spaces.

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Guests can also enjoy a peaceful moment enjoying coffee or a cool drink along the river. (Source: anhthu18_01)

6. Notes when traveling to Cua Can Phu Quoc

In order to fully explore Cua Can Phu Quoc, you need to keep in mind the following things, which have been drawn from the experiences of previous visitors:

  • Cua Can beach is still wild and has not developed much in terms of tourism services: restaurants, hotels, .. You need to prepare all necessary personal items as well as bring ready-to-eat food.
  • Don't forget to fully charge your phone and camera to keep those sparkling virtual check-in moments here.
  • Bring bikinis for shimmering beach shots and loose, comfortable clothes for kayaking and rafting.
  • Organizing BBQ parties by the sea or eating at a fishing village's house are all interesting experiences that you should try here.
  • You can buy fresh seafood from Cua Can fishing village at a reasonable price.
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Prepare a camera and charge your phone to comfortably check-in virtual life at Cua Can Phu Quoc (Source: explauramasters)

Cua Can Beach, Phu Quoc, is not noisy, bustling, or luxurious. This place has a rustic, quiet beauty that is still intact. You can combine visiting nearby places such as Vung Bau beach, Ong Lang beach, Nguyen Trung Truc temple, Thom beach, Ganh Dau, ...

Hopefully, the travel experiences of Cua Can Phu Quoc that Dong Travel shared with you above will help you have a discovery trip to this peaceful beach with many memorable memories. And do not forget to refer to tours to Phu Quoc with extremely attractive vouchers at Dong Travel to have an interesting excursion at a reasonable price.

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