Sao Beach

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Location

Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Address

An Thoi town, Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang, Vietnam

More information

https://foursquare.com/v/bai-sao-star-beach, https://facebook.com/pages/Bai-sao-Phu-Quoc

Prices

Entrance free

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Sao Beach is located on the eastern side of Phu Quoc Island in An Thoi Town. It is 7 km's of white sandy heaven. Sao Beach is famous for its white sand. The sand is powdery and light, reminiscent of the sand found in the Caribean's. The "whitest and cleanest" strectch of sand can be found in the northern part near the Paradiso REstaurant. Far, south, the sand becomes more coarse with a yellowish hue. There is also a lot more trash in the southern part of the beach. The water surrounding the beach is calm, warm, and with a distinctive turquoise blue color. The further out you go, the darker the ocean becomes. The sand leading into the water contains no rocks and there is no sudden drop, but rather a gentle slope.

Sao Beach attracts tourists with its wonderful natural scenery, crystal clear waters and white fine sand shores endlessly stretching. Thanks to these advantages, it has long become one of the most impressive tourist attractions in Phu Quoc. Travel back south and take the sweet, smooth Highway 46 leading straight down the centre to An Thoi at the tip. Along this way is the road to Bai Sao beach. With photogenic white sand and turquoise water, Bai Sao is often considered Phu Quoc’s best beach – but as its popularity continues to increase, so does the rubbish.

Far about 25km from Duong Dong Town, Sao Beach is situated in An Thoi Town, Phu Quoc island district, Kien Giang province, Vietnam. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc Island with smooth white sand crescent-shaped which is limited by rocky headlands protruding into the sea. Setting foot on Bai Sao Beach, tourists will find ecstatic with the unspoiled beauty of the beach along with white sand stretching, quiet clear blue sea water all year round. This is a great rendezvous to relax attracting tourists to Phu Quoc travel. Sao Beach indeed brings pristine and innocent beauty of a pubertal girl making up on the dressing table.

Not the frostbitten cold in the North, Phu Quoc pearl Island warmly welcomes tourists with blue sea, white sand and gold sun. Going to Phu Quoc Island, tourists will have a chance to discover beautiful beaches scattering around the island, such as Truong (Long) Beach, Kem Beach, Ghenh Dau... In particular, arc-shaped sandy beaches stretching as diamonds sparkling under the sunshine, the graceful canopy of coconut reflecting in emerald green sea water... bring the picturesque beauty to Sao Beach. Sao Beach deserves as one of the most appealing attractions in Phu Quoc. According to the locals here, the reason why the beach called "Bai Sao Beach" is that there are tens of thousands of starfishes moving into the shores as well as under the water surface every night when the dusk falls. Discovering Sao Beach is one of the memorable things to do in Phu Quoc.

Most of beaches in Phu Quoc often billow in the summer. A large number of tourists thus often chooses Sao Beach for their own vacation in order to enjoy the smooth sea, calm waves and its particular position as well. The sea here is strangely peaceful. The rolling waves leap each other few small ripples, then rush out the sea to mix into the water. The sea surface becomes flat and calm, which only the sun and the wind left on fill out the flesh of all tourists. The laughters and voices of tourists clearly resounds like a symphony of peace among the immense sea. This will certainly be unforgettable experiences for tourists when participating in Phu Quoc tours.

As one of the most enchanting Phu Quoc attractions, Bai Sao Beach attract tourists by the incredible wilderness. A beautiful beach with the great number of tourists without too many facilities and shops as well as no one makes tourists frustrating. There are only some loungers scattering on the beach for tourists together with green hammocks swaying in the hut thatched with coconut leaves... It will no exaggeration to say that Sao Beach is still natural. Immersed in the peaceful nature and awesome landscape like that, tourists will surely have a great impression on Phu Quoc tourism in general and Sao Beach in particular. Sand in Sao Beach does not bring the yellow as in Nha Trang Beach or dark yellow as in Vung Tau Beach but pure white and creamy-like smooth. Bai Sao Beach is enclosed in the loving arms of 2 gentle mountain ranges bringing a quiet space and fresh air. Leisurely taking the stroll on the beach watching the sunrise in the morning or catching weak streaks of sunshine at the end of the day shining down Sao Beach will be peaceful moments any tourists would like to keep. Sea breeze here is extremely gentle and quiet, which is subtle enough to make those who are tired be able to recline back on the swaying hammocks and gradually immerse in sweet sleep.

Sao Beach is one of the most beautiful Phu Quoc beaches with sparkling white sand shores. Here, tourists will have an opportunity to immerse in the fresh air from the cool breeze blowing from the sea. Beaches in Phu Quoc with the blue waters definitely bring moments of relaxation and tranquility for tourists. Sao Beach is probably a tourist site the couples or the families loving private and tranquil space choose to rest and relax.

What to explore at Sao Beach?

Besides a beach bar under a roof made of palm leaves, you can also eat at an open restaurant. The beach restaurants around are slightly pricier than elsewhere due to their prominent location. We had  a lime soda, which was sweet but quite good for VND 32,000. I have seen nuoc mia, sugarcane juice for “only” VND 10,000. 
Usually nuoc mia is VND 5,000 - 6,000.

Renting a jet ski costs VND 450,000 for 10 minutes. You can also ride one of these giant inflatable bananas that get pulled by a motor boat or try water skiing. 10 minutes on either costs VND 700,000 . Near the cape, you see anchoring fishing boats that produce beautiful silhouettes during sunrise.

If you walk along Sao Beach southwards, you get to an unguarded area of the beach that is more private, but the trash does not get cleared frequently here. Nonetheless, it’s worth the walk, especially if the noise of the jet skis and the evening disco is getting on your nerves.

Sao Beach is particularly popular among families, because the water at the shore is shallow. No sudden drops, no dangerous rocks. Just fine, white sand. It is said that the northern end of the seven kilometer beach is cleaner and more beautiful than the southern part.