Located near the coast of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Koh Rong is famous for its serene beauty. Often described as an ‘island paradise’ by visiting tourists, the island boasts pristine white sandy beaches, warm crystal-clear ocean waters, and a hot tropical climate. Learn everything about Koh Rong Island with Visit Koh Rong – your official travel guide. Covering both Koh Rong and its sister island Koh Rong Samloem, we provide all the latest information on these beautiful islands. Discover the best hotels, beaches, attractions & activities, and restaurants. Stay up-to-date with the latest news on how to get to Koh Rong, the weather on the islands, and what’s on. Plan and book your trip with expert advice, videos, and photos. We hope to see you soon!
Often described as an ‘island paradise’ by visiting tourists, Koh Rong is a popular destination for families, couples, and groups of travellers. The main tourist beach (Koh Touch) creates a vibrant party atmosphere, with lots of hotels, bars, restaurants, and night clubs. The quiet, less-busier beaches are more scenic, peaceful, and relaxing…Learn More
Located a short 20-minute ferry trip away, Koh Rong Samloem is Koh Rong’s stunning sister island. The main tourist beach, Saracen Bay, creates a quiet, laid-back atmosphere, with several resorts along its front. Experience a little bit of culture at M’Pai Bay, or isolate yourself with a Robinson Crusoe style experience at Lazy Beach…Learn More
When it comes to choosing your perfect destination, the beautiful Koh Rong islands offer very similar experiences. The main difference is that, if you’re looking for a lively party atmosphere, then the main tourist beach on Koh Rong (Koh Touch) is right for you (though there are a couple of party places on Koh Rong Samloem now also)…Learn More
Over the past year there have been some major changes in how to get to Koh Rong and its sister island Koh Rong Samloem. From much faster ferry services from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong, to more convenient international flights into Sihanoukville, to the first cross-country train, it has never been easier to get here…Learn More
We would say that the best time to visit the islands is between the middle of November and the start of May. During these months you’ll have wonderful hot days (25°C – 40°C) with little cloud and low humidity. In general, Koh Rong’s weather patterns tend to be consistent over time…Learn More
Learn everything for you to see and do – From exploring pristine beaches and watching mesmerising sunsets, to snorkelling / scuba diving with the exotic marine life and seeing glowing plankton, to fantastic fishing trips, boat tours, jungle walks, Jet Skiing, Wind Surfing, and more…Learn More
Finding your perfect accommodation isn’t easy – the beautiful islands are very big, with many different types of guest houses, bungalows, and luxury resorts scattered around their 30+ beaches. To help you plan and book your trip, we’ve written several articles on the best places to stay…Learn More
A lot has changed on the islands in the past year, so we thought we’d write ‘the ultimate’ beach guide and review all of the beaches on Koh Touch, Saracen Bay, Sok San Village, M’Pai Bay, Long Set Beach, Lazy Beach, Lonely Beach, Palm Beach, Daem Thkov…Learn More
The popular reality programme ‘Survivor’ has been filmed on Koh Rong Island several times (‘Survivor Kaoh Rong’). Above is a promotional video for an All-Star edition of the French Survivor (‘Koh Lanta’) that was filmed near Sok San Village…Learn More
Sparkling like a starry sky all around you, the bioluminescent plankton are a wonderful sight to behold at night times. Although this phenomenon is abundant on the islands, the glowing plankton can only be seen in places with very little light…Learn More
Although there is no ATM on Koh Rong Island, you can still get cash out at any of the three Eftpos terminals on Koh Touch (the main tourist area accessible by all the main ferry companies)…Learn More
Work on a new solar power station is set to start next month. The 1.25 megawatt (MW) solar power project was signed off this year and will be constructed as two standalone…Learn More
A new high-end luxury resort has opened on Long Beach, after several delays to its construction. The Royal Sands Koh Rong is a 5 star all-villa hotel with 148 rooms…Learn More
Deputy Navy Commander Tea Sokha and local dive businesses have attempted to start an artificial coral reef just off the coast off Koh Rong Samloem. They submerged containers…Learn More
Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (and from Bangkok to Siem Reap). From fantastic new bus companies, to the very best taxi services, to more convenient flights, it has never been easier to get from one city to the other…Learn More
Cambodia is developing rapidly, but although the Sihanoukville airport has now opened its first international connections, there are still very few flights from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. As such, if you’re travelling from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong, buses and taxis are more convenient…Learn More
There are many bus companies offering economy and VIP buses from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville (and from Siem Reap to Koh Rong). Although companies such as Giant Ibis and Mekong Express used to be the only services a few years ago, there are now several new options…Learn More
Visit Koh Rong is the official travel guide for Koh Rong Island in Cambodia. We provide all the latest information to help you plan and book your perfect trip – Best accommodation, how to get here, what to see and do, best time to visit, best restaurants and bars, and much more.
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