The best shopping in Phu Quoc Island can be found at the island’s street markets, where visitors can find a wide range of handicrafts, regional specialities, and fresh produce. Open daily, local markets are also great for sampling authentic Vietnamese dishes and fresh seafood at affordable prices. As the island is best known for its agricultural industries, we highly recommend stocking up on the bounty of locally resourced products, such as prepacked mushrooms, fish sauce, pepper and cashew nuts as well as authentic pearls and fine jewellery.
Phu Quoc Island is also filled with quaint boutiques and local supermarkets, most of which are located around Duong Dong Market and Long Beach. Great for experiencing the daily life of the local population, read on for our guide on where to shop on Phu Quoc Island.
1. Duong Dong Market
Duong Dong Market, located along Tran Phu Street, is the largest outdoor market on Phu Quoc Island. Open daily from 07:00 onwards, it gets very packed with locals haggling for fresh and dried seafood, meats, sweets and tropical fruit that are sourced from the island and mainland Vietnam. Food stalls are plentiful here, where you can sample grilled seafood, fruit juices, and Vietnamese street snacks at very low prices. The market also offers prepacked mushrooms, fish sauce, pepper and cashew nuts, all of which make for great souvenirs for loved ones back home.
Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00
Address: Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
2. Dinh Cau Night Market
Dinh Cau Night Market at Vo Thi Sau Street features over 50 stalls selling grilled seafood, drinks, snacks, tee-shirts, souvenirs and jewellery until late. Ideal for travellers looking to spend a fun evening out in Phu Quoc Island, this pedestrian-friendly market is closed off to motorised vehicles from 17:00 onwards – parking is available for VND 10,000 just outside the main entrance. The souvenir stalls are set at the end of the street, where you can purchase unique trinkets such as pearl jewellery, handmade combs, and keychains made from seashells.
Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 24:00
Location: Vo Thi Sau Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc island
3. The Green Boutique Phu Quoc
The Green Boutique Phu Quoc offers a wide range of skincare and haircare products which are made with all-natural ingredients such as coconut oil, lavender, and rosemary essential oil. This home-grown brand occupies a rustic-looking hut at Tran Hung Dao Street, where you can find aromatherapy oils, body lotions and scrubs, soap, massage oils, sunblock, hair masks, and shampoo. Best of all, its friendly English-speaking owner can easily create individualised products to suit different skin types and needs at affordable prices. Great for those with sensitive skin, products sold at The Green Boutique Phu Quoc do not contain any preservative or additives.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
Address: 92 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc island
Tel: +84 903 830 214
4. Long Beach Village
Long Beach Village comprises several streets that are lined with mini marts, dive shops, souvenir stalls selling the usual array of local handicrafts and foodstuff. Located off Tran Hung Dao Street, this tourist-friendly area is also known for its array of budget-friendly accommodation options, including budget guesthouses, hostels, and mid-range resorts with easy access to the beach. Due to its close proximity to the main town of Duong Dong, travellers can easily explore prominent landmarks on foot or motorcycle from Long Beach Village.
Opening Hours: Daily
Location: Off Tran Hung Dau Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
5. Phu Quoc Pearl Farm
Phu Quoc Pearl Farm was founded in 1998 by a New Zealand-based company called Treasures from the Deep, where visitors can learn about pearl farming and purchase quality jewellery. Locally known as Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm, it spans 6,000 square meters of cultivation pools, a spacious showroom, and retail outlet selling high-end pearl rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets from VND 3,000,000 upwards. Situated along the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Pearl Farm is a 10-minute drive from Duong Dong.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 21:00
Address: Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island