Not far away from Duong Dong town, there’s a small beach with crystal clear water, sandy coast, and reasonably clean. That spot is Ong Lang beach, a familiar name to the locals and foreigners seeking a more hidden beach on Phu Quoc, Vietnam.
About Ong Lang beach
Ong Lang Beach is located on the west coast of Phu Quoc Island, about 7 km from Duong Dong town. The beach is not stretched continuously but is interspersed with rocky areas.
Ong Lang beach has poetic beauty with the green trees running along the coast, the shiny golden sand, and the turquoise sea color.
How to get to Ong Lang beach
From the center to Duong Dong town, you follow Cua Can street and drive about 4.5 km to the island’s north.
Looking to the left, you will see the big road to the sea with many signs and resorts, and another 1 km will reach Ong Lang beach.
If you use Google Maps, you search the way to Dinh Ba, Ong Lang town.
There are two ways to go to Ong Lang beach, one is down from Dinh Ba, and the other is from Eco Beach Resort.
The best time to visit Ong Lang beach
The best time to travel to Ong Lang beach is from November to April next year.
Things to do on Ong Lang beach
Laying on the beach
Walking along the beach, you can find many places offering nice sunbeds.
If you walk further to the south, you can find cheaper sunbeds at 50,000 VND each. On the northern side, the restaurants may charge 200,000 VND per sunbed!
If you don’t want to pay for a sunbed, bring a towel and find your spot.
Watching the sunset
Ong Lang Beach is also one of the most beautiful places to watch the sunset in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. During the evening, the rocky area near the Mango Bay resort is particularly picturesque.
The resorts and hotels here have their restaurant and bar offering a beautiful view, so you can sit down, enjoy cocktails or drinks when watching the sunset.
Where to eat on Ong Lang beach
Enjoy the meal with the sound of the waves and cool sea breeze is a great way to enjoy your day. Here are some popular dining places:
1. So True Restaurant
It’s an open-air restaurant with open space specializing in Vietnamese and vegetarian dishes using specific ingredients of Phu Quoc. This restaurant also serves wine, cocktails, and draft beer Phu Quoc.
2. Mai Jo Fusion Treat Restaurant
The restaurant’s food and drinks are inspired by classic and modern recipes and are presented on wooden plates made of tamarind trees in Phu Quoc.
The restaurant mainly sells seafood dishes cooked with spices and herbs. The restaurant space is designed in a modern style and has outdoor seating.