CNN’s magazine has selected its top five destinations to visit this fall, with Phu Quoc island of Vietnam among the most unique destinations in the Asia-Pacific region, together with the Republic of Korea’s Jeju island, and Fukuoka in Japan.


The magazine wrote: ‘If you're dreaming of a beach getaway in Asia this fall, Phu Quoc in Vietnam should be a top contender’’

For starters, the dry season begins in November and runs till April.

In addition, it's is just an hour from Ho Chi Minh City and offers a 30-day visa exemption policy for all foreign passports.

Formerly a prison island during French colonial times, Phu Quoc's photogenic setting and clear waters have caught the attention of international brands like JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, which debuted its Bill Bensley-designed resort late last year.-VNA