A wonderful place to contemplate striking glow of dawn and enjoy very fresh seafood when traveling to Phu Quoc island is Ham Ninh fishing village, naturally. It is known as an attractive destination which is not apart from Phu Quoc. Coming to Ham Ninh fishing village will give wonderful experience to tourists through exploring hundred-year fishing village, immersing in peaceful life as well as tasting delicious seafood dishes.
Ham Ninh fishing village belongs to Ham Ninh commune, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province. The land of pristine century-old village nearly hidden under Ham Ninh mountain foot is on the Eastern coast of Phu Quoc island, surrounded by imposing mountain and immense sea. No one knows how long has it been established exactly, but people know that long time ago, here was still desolate, fishermen from other places came to catch seafood and built up the village.
For almost tourists, the first impression as reaching to Ham Ninh fishing village must have experience in admiring the 300m towering mountain with upright cliffs tinted mossy green which are blended harmoniously of cloud, moutain, sky and vast blue sea. Standing on Ham Ninh beach, we can sightsee Hai Tac island from a far distance, a little slanted toward the Southeast that can catch Nghe island hazily under the surface of blue water and the headland of Phu Quoc- Ong Doi top in the south.
Interestingly, so many years passed already but Ham Ninh fishing village keeps its unpolluted, inherent simple beauty with plain thatched cottages. Previously, local people earned living mainly on collecting pearl, catching sea cucumber, shrimp, crap… Recent years, islanders have new source of income from food product trading and selling souvenirs. Over hundred years, natured, rustic people here remain courage at sea; in spite of going through hardships, they still love and have strong attach to this beautiful land.