"De moeite van een bezoekje waard. Een adntal eenvoudige eethuisjes, op drijvende pontons aan de pier. De vissen worden in grote leefnetten in zee bewaard: dus zeeverser kan bijna niet... "
Ham Ninh - Ham Ninh Village is a large and picturesque fishing village located at the east coast. The village is one of the oldest fishing villages in Vietnam and is famous for wonderful beaches and delicious culinary. It's about 20 km away from Duong Dong Town. The village is next to a stunning blue sea and surrounded by a rather large mountainous forest, which is part of the Ham Ninh
Boats from the mainland often dock here to transport goods and deliver seafood. Ham Ninh sea area is still shallow. When low tides, they make vast
sandy beaches running to the headlines, while high tides, floods come to the edge of the forest. and contains the largest concentration of seaweed beds and was once home to now possibly extinct dugong or sea cow.
It is clear that the fishing village is hundreds of years old. In the past Ham Ninh Village was a place where
many fishermen went to seek shelter from the storms. The inhabitants lived in either thatched bamboo huts or on their boats and led a simple life. Today Ham Ninh Village is a village in transition.
With the influx of tourists and the development of the islands infrastructure and power grid, Ham Ninh has seen a sizable growth. There are more restaurants, hotels, shops, and even a few gas stations now than 10 years ago. The main economy here is still based on fishing however a lot of locals are transitioning to servicing the booming tourist industry. Rustic bamboo thatched homes still do exist however they are slowly being replaced by the concrete variety.
The pier juts out far into the ocean where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Ham Ninh mountain range and the coastline. At the end of the pier there are usually a few colorful fishing boats unloading their daily catch. The beach has yellow soft sand however there is a lot of rubbish near the town. If you want to enjoy the beach here, walk 10minutes north along the coast.
Ham Ninh Fishing Village has sufficient scenery with high mountains, lush green jungles, and wide blue sea. In addition to beautiful landscapes, the Phu Quoc attraction is also known as a traditional village with the hereditary custom of fishing remaining unchanged over years, so Ham Ninh does not lack fresh seafood all year round, especially crab. Not only famous for landscapes and people, Ham Ninh Fishing Village is also seen as one of abundant sources providing cheap seafood in Phu Quoc, especially fresh crab.
The pier of Ham Ninh
Crab is the specialty here in Ham Ninh Town and you can find restaurants and street side eateries serving crab as well as other seafood near the pier. The price of crab in Ham Ninh is by far the cheapest on the island. Crab in Ham Ninh is usually steamed and enjoyed with a dipping sauce made out of lime juice , salt, and pepper. The other specialty here is sea cucumber soup – a unique Phu Quoc dish. If you do not care for crab or sea cucumber, then there are a lot of other seafood and traditional Vietnamese dishes you can try.
Ham Ninh Homestay
Located in Hàm Ninh, 9 km from Duong Dong, Ham Ninh Homestay features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site. Extras include slippers and free toiletries. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can play tennis at the homestay. Phu Quoc International Airport is 6 km away.
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