Cassia Cottage is an intimate, bungalow-style resort set in a central location on Long Beach. The modern bungalows are set in tidy gardens, offering a touch of privacy for each self contained cottage. The small restaurant mixes Vietnamese and Mediterranean cuisines.
Novotel Phu Quoc Resort
The newly opened Novotel Phu Quoc Resort sits on one of the island’s most appealing beaches.
This large, modern and beautifully crafted resort features 366 delightful rooms including 120 suites and villas. All rooms offer sea-facing balconies or terraces.
Two contemporary restaurants and two excellent bars take care of guests’ refreshment requirements. Unwind with a balanced cocktail at the infinity pool’s magnificent bar, and look out at the gorgeous beach only steps away.
Novotel Phu Quoc Resort is the perfect island resort to spend the holidays with loved ones, away from busy city life.
Famiana Resort & Spa
Situated on Phu Quoc’s picturesque central coast, Famiana Resort & Spa has sweeping views of the Gulf of Thailand with a private and secluded golden sandy beach. The resort’s architecture and contemporary design is inspired by Asian culture and combined with all the modern facilities demanded by today’s international travellers. Spread over two hectares and surrounded by exotic tropical gardens, the resort has 60 rooms including suites, beach villas, and deluxe ocean and garden view rooms.
Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island
Salinda Resort is set in a fantasy land of tropical gardens and shades of blue. From the sea to the sky, the resort is enclosed in every tone of aqua and indigo imaginable—a true island paradise with every luxury at beck and call.
Despite the spaciousness of the grounds, which are filled with greenery, winding waterways and world-class restaurants, Salinda Resort has the spirit of a boutique hotel. Guests staying in the 121 deluxe rooms, suites and villas are treated to personalised service touches such as nightly gifts at turn-down, spa treatments geared to harmonise with each guest’s water, fire, earth or water element, and on-call assistance to help you find the best places on the island to explore.
Location of Salinda Resort
On the west side of the island, the centrally located Salinda Resort is an easy 10-minute drive in the resort’s private shuttle from Phu Quoc International Airport. Other attractions, such as the new cable car in the south, Ham Ninh fishing village to the east, and the VinPearl amusement park and safari in the north, are also just a short distance from the resort. Salinda offers taxi packages upon request for multiple destinations.
Salinda will provide a customised map to island attractions for all those explorers out there upon request. Kayaking lessons and other water sports can also be arranged upon request.
On the back of the map, there is a guide to the resort. The fact that the majority of the image is green says a lot about what you can expect at Salinda Resort: 98 species of indigenous flora are featured in the Salinda gardens including the perfumed petals of jasmine, frangipani, orchid and lily, which give the entire resort its enticing fragrance. Most of these plants can be found in Mango Garden near Salinda Spa, where there is also a seating area tucked away within the greenery for those who are looking for a meditative space.
Accommodations at Salinda Resort
Deluxe rooms come with the choice of garden, hill or sea view. The sea view can be upgraded to premium deluxe for those looking for a bit more luxury. The rooms are designed with an emphasis on natural materials and luxurious details. The beauty of Vietnam is showcased through stunning artwork and lighting that reveals tropical gardens or traditional Vietnamese pottery.
Every room comes complete with luxury bathroom amenities, a fully-stocked minibar, an iPod docking station, a 40-inch LCD smart television and a private balcony. The King or Double beds, dressed in cloud-soft linens, have a pillow menu that can be customised to each guest’s comfort. Premium rooms have a Nespresso machine with complimentary capsules as well as TWG luxury tea.
SUITES AND VILLAS
Suites and Villas are ideal for those looking for extra space and privacy. These gorgeous room categories offer everything listed in the Deluxe rooms, with the addition of marble bathrooms with dipping tubs and rain showers, and separated living and dining areas. Suites have views of the sparkling sea or Salinda Resort’s tropical gardens.
Villas are stand-alone properties with private terraces nestled into the greenery of mango trees and jasmine flowers. Premium turn-down gifts are included in every room as well as a daily bowl of fresh fruit. Salinda Resort’s suites and villas are the ideal locations for watching the sunset in utter tranquillity.
High-class Hospitality at Salinda Phu Quoc Island
English speaking staff is available to assist you throughout Salinda Resort, from a seamless and personalised check-in experience to excellent service at all the restaurants, to smiling cleaning staff. With only 121 luxury rooms, suites and villas in the resort, Salinda creates a boutique feel with its attentive and friendly staff.
The Culinary Experiences on Offer at Salinda Resort
Salinda Restaurant entices guests with the beauty of its Hoi An lanterns on the outside terrace, and the scents of grilled meats and fresh seafood. The restaurant showcases sophisticated specialities from Vietnam and specifically Phu Quoc Island, such as Phu Quoc pepper and fish sauce and seasonal herbs and ingredients. The show kitchen will wow guests with the skill and speed of the top chefs in the restaurant as Executive Chef Long creates magic with his recipes.
Salinda Restaurant is also home to the resort’s spectacular breakfast spread complete with sparkling wine. It definitely should not be missed!
Casa Italiana restaurant brings the comforting pleasures of Italian food to Phu Quoc Island with Chef Tobia’s dedication to recipes from his homeland. The elegant restaurant is ideal for a romantic evening amid candlelight and the warm colour scheme. Hand-painted Italian murals on the walls are sure to delight guests of all ages.
Chef Lilahar is the Executive Chef at this world-class restaurant, which will surprise your senses with its fine dining take on the rich spices and flavours of India’s New Delhi. The excellence of the cuisine, as well as the modern and elegant jewel-toned decor, make this a perfect choice for a special evening during your vacation.
Whether or not you are a guest of Salinda Resort, it is worth a trip to any of these three culinary jewels, which are known as some of the finest restaurants on all of Phu Quoc Island.
CYAN BY THE POOL
Enjoy a cold smoothie, healthy salad or hearty main course while lounging by the pool. Cyan By The Pool is Salinda Resort’s answer to those guests who love to sip on a cocktail without pausing from their swim. This pool bar is the ideal spot for enjoying Phu Quoc Island’s finest sunsets while satiating your needs for well-prepared sustenance. We recommend the Puy lentil salad with goat’s cheese and beetroot for those looking for a light option or the Salinda House signature burger for heartier appetites.
HIGH NOTE BAR LOUNGE
The High Note Bar and Lounge is the perfect place to stop in for an evening of expertly crafted cocktails, lounge music, and movie and music nights.
Try one of the signature music-inspired cocktails such as the “Pandan Punk”, which is an aromatic concoction of pandan leaf infused vodka, blue curacao, triple sec, grenadine and passion fruit and lime juices. For those looking for something more sweet than tart, try out the “Coco Reggae”, which features Jamaican rum, creamy coconut, and banana and lychee notes.
Taking Care of Body and Spirit at Salinda Spa
Salinda Spa, managed by Guru Spa Thailand, follows Thai philosophies to balance the body. Each guest is invited to find his or her element—earth, water, fire, wind—based on birth month, and then the skilled therapist will suggest a treatment plan to relax and find inner balance.
After a personalised welcome drink, guests can use the complimentary steam rooms and saunas in the three singles rooms or four couples rooms, which are tucked into this haven of rest and rejuvenation. The spa decor is luxurious, atmospheric and serene. The harmony created between wooden design elements and water features enhances the guest’s sense of well-being. Salinda Spa is the only truly Thai spa on Phu Quoc Island, making it a real treat for both Salinda guests and those staying at other resorts who would like to book a treatment.
Other Notable Features at Salinda Resort Phu Quoc
Salinda Resort has a host of just-for-kids extras to make those mini-guests feel extra special. The Kid’s Club is stocked full of entertaining activities like art pieces made with sand, paintings, books, games and age-appropriate movies. Babysitting services are available upon request (and for an hourly fee). Little ones are also gifted Salinda’s signature Phu Quoc stuffed animals during their stay so that they have a special souvenir to take home that’s just for them.
Beach Vacations for Business Travellers
Salinda Resort is the ideal location for your next meeting or incentive trip for your company. Packages including accommodation, breakfast, meeting rooms fully stocked with snacks and audio-visual equipment, and discounts on F&B and spa treatments.
Salinda Resort has an impressive array of eco-friendly initiatives in place that are dedicated to keeping Phu Quoc and Vietnam beautiful. A few of their environmental measures include using only bamboo or stainless steel straws in all drinks; ceramic bottles replace plastic for bath products; biodegradable pens, fabricated by a centre for the sight-impaired, have hummingbird tree seeds in the caps that guests can plant when they return home; and beach clean-ups that are organised in the neighbourhood monthly.
Salinda has racked up its fair share of awards in the four years that the beach resort has been open. In 2019, Salinda Resort ranked in the “Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Vietnam” by TripAdvisor. In 2018, the resort took home “Best Luxury Boutique Resort” at the World Luxury Hotel Awards, “Southeast Asia’s Best Relaxation Retreat” at the Boutique Hotel Awards, and “Best Luxury Beachfront Hotel of the Year” at LTG Asia & Australia among others.
Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island’s dedication to personalised boutique service touches, luxury amenities, eco-friendly initiatives and a zen ambience have created a truly special beachfront property that stands out from the pack on Phu Quoc Island.
La Veranda Beach Resort Phu Quoc
La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc MGallery by Sofitel is not your average beach resort. Imagine a picturesque French colonial style manor house perched on the edge of a white sand beach. An inviting scent of lemongrass wafts from the resort’s tropical gardens as the staff hurries over to bring you cooling hand towels and pandan-infused ice tea. An endless horizon of clear blue ocean and sky awaits you.
The tones seem softer here, the days simpler; time has slowed down to island speed. From the moment guests arrive at La Veranda Resort they are immersed in an unforgettable journey of the senses.
La Veranda Resort accomplishes something that is difficult to do in these days of high-speed development and cookie-cutter condos; it is a truly one of a kind, 5-star boutique property that focuses entirely on the guest experience.
Part of the Accor hotel group’s MGallery collection of hotels, which, according to their website “combine high-end luxury with unique culture and history”, La Veranda Resort is a heritage property that will appeal to those who want to experience the world differently.
Beach Front Location at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc
Centrally located on Duong Dong Beach on the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, La Veranda Resort enjoys calm seas and protection from typhoons. The Gulf of Thailand is known for its prized turquoise blue colour, which creates a stunning contrast to La Veranda’s signature yellow buildings.
The private beach in front of the resort has clean white sand and shallow water. Being on the west side of the island also means that the guests at the resort can enjoy incredible nightly sunsets.
There are typically as many as 12 flights every day between Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc Island. In addition, there are now direct flights from Bangkok to the island two times per week. The flight is a mere 1 hour and 45 minutes.
La Veranda offers a complimentary shuttle bus service from the Phu Quoc International Airport, a mere 10-minute drive from the resort. It is also centrally located near attractions such as the night market, the cable car and Ho Quoc pagoda.
La Veranda Resort; One of a Kind Accommodations
Ocean View Rooms
Choose your view - garden or ocean - and the rest is up to personal preference.
Would you like a private garden overlooking the beach? Choose the La Veranda Ocean View Villa.
Looking for the most romantic room in the resort for a special vacation with a loved one? In the Memorable Premier Ocean View room, you can sip champagne while soaking in the unforgettable Bordeaux coloured clawfoot bathtub.
The Junior Suite Ocean View is best for families who may like to add an additional bed or two to their room. This light-filled haven has plenty of space to relax.
Garden View Rooms
Garden view rooms are not to be overlooked. Imagine sinking into a feather-down bed and seeing nothing but lush greenery and blue skies.
Each of the Garden View rooms—Premier or Premier Executive—have private terraces or balconies with panoramic views.
The Classic Villa Garden View has access to a private garden and a deep soaking tub in the bathroom.
Every beautifully appointed room comes complete with luxurious linens, free Wifi, iPod docking stations, air-conditioning and nightly turn-down service.
Excellent Service at La Veranda Phu Quoc
Staff dressed in immaculate white ao dai tunics are readily available to welcome you to the resort, assist you at the restaurants, bring towels when needed and think of your every need (often before you do). With only 70 rooms in the resort, La Veranda is a true boutique property whose petite size aids in the feeling of personalised attention from the staff.
Discreet but attentive, the staff at La Veranda gets top marks for excellence.
The Culinary Experience at Pepper Tree, Le Jardin and Le Bar
The Pepper Tree Restaurant
The atmospheric Pepper Tree restaurant is the most renowned dining option on Phu Quoc island. Sophisticated lighting and elegant furnishings complement the incomparable sunset views from the wraparound terrace. The restaurant’s award-winning chefs have concocted an innovative menu of international specialities and Pacific Rim cuisine. The Pepper Tree is also home to the resort’s delicious breakfast buffet.
Le Jardin Restaurant
Le Jardin is a casual chic dining option located on the lawn and beach deck. Surrounded by the phenomenal view, the restaurant is an ideal choice for couples looking for a romantic oceanfront experience or for families who would like a little more room for their barefoot children to play on the grass between courses. International options including healthy salads and copious main courses are sure to please all.
Le Bar is set to become a stand-alone venue on the island for nightly live music entertainment in a classy lounge setting. Expertly crafted cocktails and a wide selection of wines and spirits can be enjoyed along with the seductive ocean breeze.
La Veranda’s Signature TĨNH Wellness Sanctuary
The concept of the TĨNH Wellness Sanctuary is to create a haven of health and relaxation on Phu Quoc island that doesn’t exist anywhere else in Vietnam. Inspired by the famous wellness retreats located in Thailand, India and France, La Veranda’s TĨNH Wellness Sanctuary will feature packages for complete renewal in calm and luxurious surroundings. These packages are called “journeys” for a reason. More than a simple day of relaxation, each package will take your body on a voyage through organic dining, health and wellness classes, rejuvenating signature treatments and personal assessments to help guests get the most out of their trip, and to help maintain health routines post-vacation.
Stand-out features in the 1500 square metre sanctuary include access to the resort’s organic garden; a juice bar with cold-pressed juices, green smoothies and health tonics; full room and board with wellness cuisine especially created for detoxing; classic treatment rooms plus spacious and elegant VIP rooms that span 55 square metres each; full spectrum infrared saunas; Swedish saunas, steam rooms and hydrotherapy; organic beauty salon & nail bar; and wellness library. In addition, to these top of the line inclusions there is also a salt water swimming pool available for guests.
Other Notable Features at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc
Very Important Kids
In addition to the aforementioned children’s menus, La Veranda resort has a host of activities and special touches that are guaranteed to make any kid feel like a star. Pint-sized spa robes and sandals are included in the rooms so that the mini-mes can feel just as taken care of as mom and dad.
Turn-down service offers a host of nightly surprises such as rubber duckies in the bath, teddy bears on the bed, and personalised cookies and bottles of chocolate milk at bedtime. There is also a selection of lawn games near the pool (which has a large shallow section for parental peace of mind). The games include massive lawn checkers and tic-tac-toe in addition to croquet and horseshoes. The vibe is Alice in Wonderland on a beach vacation.
La Veranda Resort follows the guidelines of AccorHotel’s Planet 21 sustainable development program. The program is built around 21 commitments to the environment and community such as reduced water and plastic waste, environmentally-friendly lighting, CSR responsibilities and more.
Grass straws are used instead of plastic throughout the resort, towels and linens are changed only every three days or at the guest’s request to reduce water waste, and the pool is purified with salt rather than harsh chemicals. In addition, the resort has created an on-site organic garden fertilised with composted food waste from the restaurants.
La Veranda’s lost in time architecture, service details, luxurious amenities and spectacular location make this beach resort a destination that should be on every world traveller’s bucket list.
Eden Resort Phu Quoc
The last resort on the Tran Hung Dao stretch, Eden is set on a quiet stretch of beach. All bungalows face towards the sea and offer expansive ocean views. Stroll through the pristine gardens to the beachside restaurant or take a refreshing dip in the deep-water pool.
This romantic 4-star beachfront resort is truly an island paradise. Boasting two restaurants, a huge illuminated infinity pool and a beach bar, you will be spoilt for choice with so many ways to relax. Their Eden tour allows guests to explore all Phu Quoc has to offer.