Because this is so regularly misreported by outdated blogs and websites, we thought we’d clarify – Although there is no ATM on Koh Rong Island as such, you can still get cash out at any of the three Eftpos terminals on Koh Touch – the main tourist area on the island. Currently, there is an […]

A beach on Koh Rong   Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall signed an agreement in cooperation with Royal Group and Sinohydro Co Ltd yesterday to build a 70km road on Koh Rong Island. Provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun signed the agreement with Kith Meng, chairman of the board of directors of the Royal Group, to construct the […]

Work on a new solar power station is set to start next month on Koh Rong Samloem. The 1.25 megawatt (Mw) solar power project was signed off this year and will be constructed as two standalone solar based micro-grids that can provide electricity to the people and local businesses on the island. Aerial View of […]

AirAsia continues to grow its presence in Cambodia with the announcement of direct flights from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Sihanoukville. The new weekly flights, commencing 1st of July 2019, will operate 4 times per week and will make the journey from Bangkok to Koh Rong even easier. AirAsia CEO Santisuk Klongchaiya said: “AirAsia continues its […]

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 […]

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 […]