It's December — the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time to say goodbye to a whole year of hard work and take that break you deserve. What could be better than spending the holidays resting on the sand, mesmerized by the glorious sunrise and sunset, and reflecting on a year gone by?
For those wanting to make the most of their holiday away from the crowds, the tropical island of Phu Quoc is the best place to be.
The ‘Pearl Island’
Phu Quoc was recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2006 for its unspoiled natural beauty.
The allure of Phu Quoc, renowned as the "pearl island," has long proved irresistible to domestic and international travelers. Along with its prominent turquoise waters, the island is blessed with rich marine resources and a diverse forest ecosystem, offering many hidden gems waiting to be explored.
Amazingly, the year-end season is also when Phu Quoc enjoys its most beautiful weather. As visitors set foot on the island, they will be greeted by the cool breeze, pleasant sunshine, and warm temperature.
Over the last few years, the north of Phu Quoc island has been developed as a resort and entertainment destination for its pristine and tranquil beauty. If you are looking for a resort offering picturesque views, unique dining experiences, and exciting festivities, Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay, which has just won the World Luxury Hotel Awards’Luxury Resort – Asia 2022, is sure to exceed expectations.
The perfect harmony of luxury and nature
Bai Dai beach (Long Beach), in the northwest part of the island, boasts powdery white sand, crystal clear waters, and lush forests, enchanting visitors to come and unwind.
Complementing the natural allure of the beach is the Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay right next to it. Guests at this premium resort can enjoy cozy accommodations surrounded by greenery and soothe their souls with ocean waves lapping against the shore.
While it exudes modern sophistication, Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay has remained true to the stories of the island and its people. Details of designs take inspiration from Vietnamese culture and traditions, like the non la-inspired chandeliers in the lobby.
All 308 rooms at Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay are elegantly designed in harmony with nature, with balconies opening out to the vast sea and the primeval forest. Guests at the resort can enjoy a tranquil stay while appreciating the pristine environment and getting immersed in the tropical breeze.
Festive vibes, high spirits
Phu Quoc becomes even more vibrant and lively during this time. Locals and international travelers coming to the island to celebrate the end of the year and welcome another.
Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay adds to the festive vibe of the island with its year-end offerings. The resort offers a variety of unique culinary experiences and celebratory activities to embark on the new year.
Enjoy a Mediterranean feast
From December 22nd to January 1st, guests are welcome to indulge in lavish dinners at Horizons restaurant with a splendid array of Mediterranean flavors.
Get in the holiday spirit with a special Christmas Eve dinner buffet featuring traditional holiday delights. Enjoy the beachfront BBQ buffet with freshly caught seafood and dance to the tune of a DJ performance at Amber Sands Beach Club to continue the holiday celebration on Christmas Day.
Countdown party and New Year celebration
Let's celebrate the end of the year with a feast at the market-style end-of-the-year buffet, where we can feast on a variety of tapas, seafood, imported meats, and sweets. Get ready to rock out with a spectacular performance to ring in the new year in style and keep the party going.
Guided by a team of talented bartenders, you'll be able to learn the art of mixology and then bask in the gorgeous sunset with your self-made creative cocktail. The course will take place from December 22nd to January 2nd at Amber Sands Beach Club.
Aside from the above-listed activities, there are more exciting scenes at Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc Starbay, including the Photo with Santa & Santa’s Elves on the beach, premium afternoon tea, and a children’s New Year’s Eve party that you don't want to miss out on.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your things up and head to the northern coast of Phu Quoc for a memorable festive vacation.
Translated by Bich Tram