Cambodia's premier beach destination known for its powdery, white-sand beaches

Located on the southwest peninsula facing the Gulf of Thailand, Sihanoukville was originally founded as a port town more than half a century ago.

Today, this provincial town is Cambodia’s premier beach destination with miles of powdery, white-sand beaches, picturesque islands and warm tropical waters that can be visited year round. Sihanoukville’s nearby islands teem with coral and a colourful range of tropical fish, providing excellent opportunities for snorkelling and diving.

WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT

  • Home to some of the finest beaches in Cambodia
  • Lively beach town with a vibrant dining and nightlife scene
  • Easy access to nearby islands such as Koh Rong for snorkelling and diving
Within Easy Reach Of...
Koh Rong 30min boat
Kep 2hr drive
Phnom Penh 4hr drive
Travel Tips
  • The four best beaches are Independence, Otres, Ocheateal, and Serependity
  • Take a short boat ride to Koh Rong Island and enjoy the beach, snorkelling, kayaking, and trekking in the tropical forests
  • Nearby Ream National Park is known for its mangroves, flora and fauna

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