May Rut Island Phu Quoc is famous as the most beautiful coral reef diving site in An Thoi archipelago. Not only that, but this place is also rated by many tourists as an attractive tourist destination thanks to many great experiences and delicious food. Now, let's explore with Dong Travel to see what Hon May Rut has!

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May Rut Island is the most popular tourist destination in Phu Quoc Island (@_maituanh_)

1. Where is May Rut Island?

May Rut Island Phu Quoc is a famous tourist destination in An Thoi Archipelago. May Rut Island is located in the south of An Thoi archipelago, Hon Thom commune, Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province.

This place includes 2 small islands with the names: May Rut Trong island and Hon May Rut Ngoai island. With a mild year-round climate, famous as the top tourist destination to explore, Hon May Rut is more and more known by tourists.

2. What month should I go to May Rut island?

As mentioned, May Rut island is fortunate to be a year-round location with a mild and extremely cool climate. So you can pack your bags and go here any month of the year. However, some people wait for a short rainy day, you need to avoid moving to May Rut island, especially traveling by canoe because it is very dangerous!

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Therefore, Dong Travel recommends that you travel to May Rut island in the period from November to April next year. In which, March and April are great times with warm sunshine and calm sea.

This is the time when May Rut island is the most beautiful, with clear blue sea water, white sand and light waves. It would be great to travel with friends, relatives or lovers around this time!

3. How to go to May Rut island Phu Quoc

To move to May Rut island Phu Quoc, you have 2 ways to move as follows: Take a big boat or Cano.

  • Large train: It takes about 60 minutes to move, suitable for large groups (capacity over 50 people)
  • Cano: It takes about 20 minutes to travel, the cost is higher than taking the train, suitable for small groups or couples

For tourists who follow the tour, you can move to An Thoi Port in the dry season and Bai Sao Port in the rainy season. The location of the two ports is about 25km from Duong Dong town. Then depending on the tour you choose, you will use a boat or canoe to go to May Rut island.

To go to May Rut island, it will take you about 1 hour if you take a regular boat and only 20 minutes if you take a private canoe. For large ships with a capacity of about 60 - 70 people, a trip costs about 5 - 10 million VND per person. On peak days, the number of passengers on board can reach up to 100 people.

If you choose to go by Cano, you will have 1 driver and 1 guide to accompany you during the visit. Therefore, you can have sparkling virtual photos with friends or loved ones

To save money, you can consider a tour package, specifically the price will depend on each time, contact Dong Travel if you are having trouble booking train tickets!

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Visitors can choose a boat or canoe to go to May Rut island (@bookphilicscientist)

4. Good price accommodation in May Rut island

Because May Rut island is one of the newly developed island districts, the hotel system here has not met many needs of tourists. Dong Travel summarizes some accommodation options when traveling to May Rut island below:

Camping, picnic overnight on May Rut island

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  • Address: right at May Rut island
  • Reference cost: 200,000 to 1,000,000 VND/night (depending on the number of groups)
  • Dong Travel review: very worth a try
  • Distance to May Rut Island: 0 km - super convenient

In addition, if you like to mingle with nature and don't mind walking a little, you can have a picnic right on the island. All you need to prepare is a free spirit, and a tent. If you like, you can buy seafood first at Duong Dong market and then bring it to the island to organize a BBQ party.

The people in May Rut island, especially the princess family of Bay Yen island, are very gentle and hospitable. You can rest assured camping overnight right at May Rut island.

The cost of an overnight picnic at May Rut Island, Phu Quoc:

- Buying a tent/camp: 300,000 - 1,000,000 VND/tent (varies according to the quality of the tent).

- Rent a yard to set up camp: 500,000 VND/10 people.

- Rent / buy campfire tools: this depends on your needs, you can also prepare in advance from the mainland or make use of dry branches, logs to make campfires.

Phung Hung Boutique Hotel - right at An Thoi port

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  • Address: St., Zone 3, 62 Đ. Nguyen Van Cu, An Thoi, City. Phu Quoc
  • Reference price: 2,400,000 VND/night
  • Rating: 4.4/5 (251 reviews)
  • Distance to May Rut Island: 10 km

One of the most popular accommodation options is to visit the island for the day and return to rest on the mainland.

Another option for your trip to May Rut island is the day hotels at An Thoi port. Dong Travel recommends Phung Hung Hotel as a good choice both in terms of quality and travel distance.

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay

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  • Address: Bai Khem Ecotourism Area, An Thoi, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province
  • Reference price: 6,600,000 VND/night
  • Rating: 4.7/5 (1,781 reviews)
  • Distance to May Rut Island: 14.2 km

As a member of the world famous Marriott International group, specializing in the business and management of luxury to super luxury hotels. JW Marriott Phu Quoc is proud of its title of paradise resort in pearl island.

Vinpearl Phu Quoc

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Visitors check in at VinWonders of Vinpearl entertainment and resort system(@diepnhu.nguyenhoang)

  • Address: Long Beach, Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang
  • Reference price: 2,500,000 VND/night
  • Rating: 4.6/5 (3,219 reviews)
  • Distance to May Rut Island: 56 km

Although the distance to May Rut island is quite far, staying at Vinpearl Phu Quoc will be suitable for those who plan to visit the resort and entertainment complex at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc.

If Phu Quoc is the destination for your upcoming vacation, then Vinpearl Phu Quoc is a great place to stay for you and your family or friends. Vinpearl Phu Quoc with a system of 7 hotels and resorts with many room price segments. For all travel lovers, when choosing Vinpearl Phu Quoc, you can not only move easily to May Rut island but also enjoy a lot of facilities right at the resort.

Currently, VinPearl Phu Quoc is launching thousands of offers for all visitors in many room segments. In particular, Dong Travel is providing Package Tours to May Rut Island so that all visitors can enjoy the most complete and smart vacation!

5. Experience the most interesting discovery at May Rut island Phu Quoc

Have fun and forget the way home at May Rut island in Phu Quoc

5.1.1. Watch the sunset at May Rut Trong island

May Rut island not only has blue sea and white sand, but also brings a romantic scene in the afternoon when sunset. There are many tourists lingering here just because of the poetic beauty of this place. Therefore, try to experience the sunset with your loved one on May Rut island!

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May Rut Trong and a great destination with many travel activities to explore (@maiinngoc)

5.1.2. Check in to live virtual life on May Rut Trong island Phu Quoc

May Rut island is a famous tourist destination in Phu Quoc. Therefore, the beauty of this place is a wild and magnificent beauty with long white sand beaches and green coconut trees. Especially indispensable photos of the swings or the beautiful white hammock placed on the beach of May Rut Trong island Phu Quoc.

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The most virtual life photos of many visitors (@baobao.67)

5.1.3. Experience playing with 20 different types of buoys and SUPs

For tourists who love to explore and experience, it is impossible not to miss Sup boating on the island, watching the colorful coral reefs. Immerse yourself in nature, get rid of all the pressures of daily life.

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5.1.4. Camping overnight on a deserted island right at May Rut Trong island

If you go with friends, it's great that at night you can light a fire and BBQ right on May Rut Trong island, isn't it? You only need to prepare a few personal items, all kitchen, fire and camping tools are completely available on this island!

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What could be more wonderful than having a BBQ on May Rut Island with friends! (@mrswillthefish)

5.1.5. Exciting fishing experience

Besides scuba diving to see coral or Sup boating, fishing is also an activity chosen by many tourists when coming here to play for a few days. When fishing at May Rut Trong island, you can bring it back to the island and ask people to cook it directly, enjoying the results after an afternoon must be very interesting!

In addition, if you do not like fishing, you can buy more tickets to visit Gam Ghi island and Mong Gai island.

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Scuba diving is an experience not to be missed when coming to May Rut Island (@lai.france)

5.2.1. Admire the wild and peaceful beauty of May Rut Ngoai island

Hon May Rut is a wild tourist destination and is very suitable for nature-loving souls and experiences. Outside May Rut Island, there are not as many activities as May Rut Trong Island, but it brings a peaceful and poetic space, immersed in the majestic and green beauty of nature, forgetting all daily worries.

May Rut Ngoai Island, seen from above, has a wild and majestic beauty

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5.2.2. Soaking in the beaches at May Rut Ngoai island Phu Quoc 

Coming to May Rut Ngoai island, you can participate in swimming, swimming and snorkeling to see corals. The sea water in the land is deep blue and clear with rich marine life.

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May Rut Ngoai island seen from above has a wild and majestic beauty (@lai.france)

5.2.3. Enjoy the pristine, pure nature

May Rut Ngoai has its own character of pure beauty of nature, which has not been affected by tourism activities. So its beauty is the wildness that brings a sense of peace and relaxation to every visitor.

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5.2.4. Explore the diverse and rich marine ecosystem

Not only beautiful, but the marine ecosystem here is also extremely rich, right at the coast, you can easily encounter sea animals such as oysters, snails, shrimp, urchin,... maybe this will be times when you see a lot of very strange creatures at such close range. It will make a memorable experience for your trip!

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Diving tourists explore the marine ecosystem of May Rut Ngoai island (@tiffanyng06)

6. What to eat when coming to May Rut island in Phu Quoc?

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What to eat when coming to May Rut island? (@phuquoctrip)

Sea tourism - visiting May Rut island, you can ignore delicious and fresh seafood dishes. Right on the island there will be a few eateries, offering all kinds of fresh seafood dishes that you can enjoy and watch the sunset over the sea.

However, the price of food in the island will be higher than in the inner town. Therefore, depending on your wishes and budget, you can choose the most suitable dining spot! With package tours to May Rut island, you should choose a tour with meals to have lunch or dinner on the beach without having to worry about additional costs.

Or you can buy seafood from the mainland and bring it to the island to organize a BBQ party in the evening if you choose to have an overnight picnic.

7. Notes to know when traveling to May Rut island, Phu Quoc

Make your trip the most complete and memorable. You need to pocket some of the following important notes when visiting May Rut island Phu Quoc.

  • Prepare personal items such as: sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, swimwear and goggles
  • Limit carrying too much money and expensive accessories and jewelry, to avoid losing it during scuba diving or boating.
  • Take advantage of coming to May Rut Island from early morning to early afternoon because this is the time when the sun is beautiful, the sea is the clearest, suitable for virtual living and scuba diving.
  • Absolutely do not litter indiscriminately!
  • Follow the weather forecast every day to prepare the necessary items for the trip. Avoid going to May Rut island on stormy days.
  • If you want to camp overnight, you should plan to fully prepare before going to the island because the distance from the mainland to the island is quite far.
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With the detailed information that you need to know for a trip to May Rut island Phu Quoc mentioned above, Dong Travel hopes this information is useful for you. An unspoiled place but with irresistible beauty. Wish you have a great vacation!

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