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) 1) Fish Amok – Sol Beach Resort At number one is quite possibly the best Fish Amok that I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Air Asia will soon be providing direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sihanoukville, with the first flights scheduled for August 9th, 2017.   With tickets on sale as of next week, AirAsia’s Airbus 320s will fly 4 times a week between the Malaysian capital and Cambodia’s coastal city. Read the full article here.    

Over the past couple of years there have been some key new developments on Koh Rong Samloem that you should know about if you’re visiting this wonderful island. Aerial View of Saracen Bay on Koh Rong Samloem   New Shops Perhaps the most important is that there are finally some shops on Saracen Bay (the […]

The National Geographic has revealed what it believes to be the Top 21 Beaches in The World – With Lazy Beach on Koh Rong Samloem among the chosen few. Sunset on Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem   Lazy Beach has always tried to keep itself out of the limelight, so this global exposure may not […]

The very first helicopter service to Koh Rong will start operation in the first quarter of 2017. Established by the famous Royal Group of Cambodia, the Bell Choppers will be taking clients to their (under-development) high-end luxury resort called ‘Royal Sands’. Currently, just 5 Airbus Helicopters have a commercial license in Cambodia. Read the full […]