For those of you staying on Saracen Bay, the main tourist beach on Koh Rong Samloem, here are 5 food and drinks that you simply must try… (See also: Attractions and Activities on Koh Rong Samloem) Aerial View of Saracen Bay on Koh Rong Samloem   1) Fish Amok – Sol Beach Resort At number […]

This week my wife and I decided to stay at the generally well-reviewed White Beach Bungalows on Koh Touch (the main tourist area on Koh Rong Island).   Personally, I think that this part of Koh Touch is by far the best – About a 10mins walk to the right off the ferry. Every time […]

The last time the Visit Koh Rong team stayed on Koh Touch – the main tourist area on Koh Rong Island – we decided to try out Paradise Bungalows.   Paradise Bungalows tends to get quite good reviews (though many people confuse it with Paradise Villas on Koh Rong Samloem – The same company but […]

Cambodia’s first marine national park has been created on Koh Rong, expanding on a marine protection area established for the island in 2016. According to a sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Koh Rong Marine National Park will cover 7 islands: Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem, Koh Koun, Koh Touch, Koh Tatiem, Koh […]

A new high-end luxury resort has opened on Koh Rong, after several delays to its construction. The Royal Sands Koh Rong is a 148-room 5-star hotel – A joint venture by the Royal Group and a Thailand-based Swiss investor. Equipped with a lavish Spa, a stunning infinity-edge swimming pool, a modern gym, a beautiful beach bar, […]

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 two large shipping containers to serves as structures for coral habitation. Divers Place Coral on a Shipping Container   Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Yon Min said that […]

Last time I stayed on Koh Rong Samloem I went for my regular trip over to Lazy Beach – A beautiful pristine part of the island where the sands are silky smooth, the blue waters glisten in the sun, and the enveloping mountains offer superb views.   I am still surprised by how difficult this […]

A lot of people have been asking us for advice on the best places for food and drink in Sihanoukville, so we thought we’d do a quick roundup of our favourite restaurants and bars. There are of course the usual tourist hotspots like Monkey Republic and Big Easy, but here we are going to focus […]

Another impressive set of condos is scheduled to open in Sihanoukville. Blue Bay is a 5 minute drive from the city centre, and will include a stunning ocean-facing swimming pool, a lavish spa and salon, a variety of bars and restaurants, a shopping centre, and several entertainment areas including a casino. Blue Bay Condos in […]

Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap (and from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville). 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. […]