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The Chen Sea Resort & Spa is located a short drive north of Phu Quoc’s main town, Duong Dong, meaning guests can enjoy the serenity of an unspoilt stretch of beach, without being in complete isolation.
The resort has just 36 rooms in total, with a collection of Seaview and Beachfront Villas, all offering ocean views. These villas are spacious and modern, with private terraces and outdoor bathtubs. For a more classic Indochinese style, the charming Jacuzzi Villas are traditional timber Hoi An houses, which have been brought to the island and lovingly renovated to offer luxury accommodation, with an outdoor Jacuzzi. Finally, the Two Bedroom Pool Villas are the perfect option for families, or groups of friends travelling together.
Il Ristorante is located right on Cua Dong beach, and offers a menu of both international and local dishes, with a focus on the fresh seafood caught offshore each day. For light bites, cocktails and an ice cold beer, head to the oceanfront Ghe Lounge Bar which also makes a great sunset spot. In-villa dining is also available, and taxis are easy to arrange for dining out.
The spa at Chen Sea offers a wide range of treatments, including Vietnamese and Thai massages, reflexology, and relaxing baths infused with sweet smelling herbs. For those without their own pool villa, the ocean facing infinity pool and sundeck is another prime relaxation spot. If you ever get bored of beachside relaxation, water sports - including sailing and wakeboarding - can be enjoyed, and Tai Chi classes, cookery lessons, cycling tours or snorkelling and dive trips are all easily organised too.
The lovingly restored Jacuzzi Villas are a great example of beautiful Indochinese architecture.
Holly, Original Traveller