May Rut island is a phenomenal must-see destination for tourists in Phu Quoc. This place still retains its natural beauty, which is relatively untouched by human exploitation. What are the available activities here? How can you make the most of your trip to this Phu Quoc island? Let's find out in this article!
1. About May Rut Island in Phu Quoc
May Rut Island is located in the southern area of An Thoi Archipelago (about 10 kilometers away from An Thoi Town), Hon Thom Commune, Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. The island is known as the best place to dive and see coral reefs for tourists.
In fact, this is a cluster consisting of two small islands: May Rut Trong and May Rut Ngoai. Both islands have fresh air and sun-kissed beaches, along with their own unique features. However, May Rut Trong Island is more favored due to its exceptionally beautiful and long beach. May Rut Ngoai’s Beach is smaller and more rocky, but it will not be an issue if you want to snorkel to see the coral here.
2. Things to do in May Rut Island to put in your bucket list
As one of the most beautiful islands in Phu Quoc, May Rut Island will promisingly offer you many delightful experiences:
2.1. Admire the breathtaking sunset in May Rut Trong Island
The sunset in Phu Quoc has a special beauty that can captivate the heart of anyone. Yet,the sunset on this island will seem even more mesmerizing and romantic. Here, visitors can enjoy the sunset in a quiet space, take photos to capture this unforgettable moment with their loved ones. Surely, this will be an unforgettable experience on your trip to May Rut Island in Phu Quoc.
2.2. Take amazing photos with colorful buoys and paddleboards
This secluded pristine island has beautiful beaches with fine white sand and shady green trees. Here, you can swim around and immerse yourself in the cool blue water. At the same time, there are paddleboards of various shapes and eye-catching colors available on the island for you. Not only can you sail around on the sea, you also have the opportunity to see the coral reefs right under your feet.
2.3. Camp overnight in May Rut Trong Island
Camping, making a bonfire and having a BBQ party on the island are some extremely attractive and new experiences that you absolutely should not miss when visiting May Rut Trong Island. There are necessary tools and equipment available here, so you can comfortably camp, light a fire, dine, sleep overnight and wait for the beautiful sunrise in the next morning.
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2.4. Soak in the calm water in May Rut Ngoai Island
Similar to May Rut Trong, May Rut Ngoai Island also has wild and majestic natural scenery. Here, visitors can completely immerse themselves in nature and enjoy the breezy feel that the sea brings.
2.5. Explore the diverse marine ecosystem of the island
Here, there is a very diverse marine ecosystem. You will see countless sea creatures such as urchins, oysters, snails, fish, shrimp, crabs, etc. Exploring the ecosystem here will definitely be one of the most fascinating and memorable experiences on your journey to the pearl island Phu Quoc.
3. Small tips for your forthcoming trip to May Rut Island
Here are some tips for you to have a flawless trip to this island:
3.1. When is the best time to visit May Rut Island?
The best time to travel to the island is the dry season - from November to April.
Most tourists choose to visit this beautiful island in March or April. As these months mark the beginning of summer, during this period, the island will show all of its inherent beauty, with the white color of the sand, the blue color of the sea and the golden color of the sunshine.
3.2. How to get to May Rut Island?
From the mainland, you can get to the island by canoe or ship. Using a canoe takes about 25 minutes to reach the island, while a ship takes about 90 minutes. You can catch a ship or canoe at An Thoi port. If your group has less than 10 people, you can take the canoe. Otherwise, the ship is the better option. Tickets cost about 2,800,000 VND for ship and 2,500,000 VND for canoe.
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3.3. Where to stay for the best convenience during the trip?
To have a perfect trip to this island, choosing a good place to stay is extremely important. As the island has not been exploited much for tourism, there are currently no resorts, hotels and very few restaurants here.
Therefore, it is recommended that you stay at Vinpearl Phu Quoc to get a luxurious accommodation experience and travel to May Rut Island as well as other touristy destinations with ease, such as Khem Beach, Long Beach, VinWonders Phu Quoc, Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Night Market, etc.
Guests who stay at the hotels and resorts of Vinpearl Phu Quoc can take advantage of a variety of complimentary amenities and services, including breakfast buffets, swimming pools, gyms, kid's playgrounds, jacuzzi saunas, private beaches, local trams and buses to VinWonders Phu Quoc and Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc, airport pickup and drop-off, and more.
May Rut Island is a tourist destination with poetic and pristine beauty, hidden and untouched by human exploitation. So what are you waiting for? Plan and prepare for a trip to discover one of the most beautiful Phu Quoc islands now!