Top 10 Things to Do in Sihanoukvil
Sihanoukville is located on the southwest of Cambodia covered by the beautiful costal areas. This province is one among the other top tourist attraction in the Kingdom because of its natural landscape in particular beaches. There are ranges of amazing beaches with very white sand in Kompongsom, Sihanoukville province. The population earns their living by running own business on the beaches, of course. There are variety of activities visitors can do entire the province and the following 10 activities are the top to do.
10/ Koh Thmei beach, Ream National Park
Ream National Park is home to some of Cambodia’s most exquisite beaches, including those on Koh Thmei, a small island flanked by mangrove forests.
Koh Thmei is uninhabited, except for one set of bungalows and dozens of different species of birds. The beach next to the boat dock is a sea of thousands of glittering shells. The beach to the east of the dock is lovely pine-shaded yellow sand and if you get there early enough, you can catch a gorgeous sunrise. Visitors can go there, from Sihanoukville, by reaching the island via the service that organizes the resort. Visitors can play so many activities such as dancing, camping or cycle meeting on the nice white beach with their friends.
9/ Sokha Beach
Privately owned Sokha Beach is the best of Sihanoukville’s beaches, with wide white sands stretching for over a kilometer and shallow, placid waters perfect for swimming. A small portion of the beach is still open to the public, but the rest is only available to hotel guests or those who pay for a day pass, which also includes access to the resort’s pool. Although the privatization of Sokha Beach is a loss for the locals, tourists can enjoy the immaculate sand and hawker-free relaxation at this relatively quiet and sedate beach. Visitors can get to the beach by going the center of Sihanoukville, via taxi or tuk-tuk headed for the Sokha Beach Resort.
The Ou Chherteal is a public beach where visitors can freely enter by just renting cottage on the beach to relax and eat. Visitors will enjoy their time with various services serving their ranking from food to entertainment. Visitors are welcomed to swim in the very clear and clean sea with their friends and families or they can take any activities such as banana boat, sailing and so on. After tiring from swimming, visitors absolutely feel hungry; they do not need to worry at all about this because so many shops are on the beach very close to shore where definitely easy to serve all visitors in term of food and relaxing. From the guesthouse, visitors can take either tuk-tuk or car to the beach. During long holiday like Khmemr Newy Year or International New Year, people will head for the beach in Kompongsom, so the beach and accommodation will be crowded.
7/ Ou Tres beach
Ou Tres beach is a wonderful beach with its white sand, clear and clean sea and quiet environment. There are pine tree along the beach that visitors can enjoy relaxing or walking along the beach there. Small cottages are waiting for visitors to stop by and visit the beach. The beach is really good for families who want to spend their holiday relaxing.
6/ Psa Leu (Market)
Local visitors will definitely stop by the market before they head for beaches. Many things for holiday are available in the market. For local people, food will be bought from the market, and just rent cottage on their arrival at the beach. The price is a lot cheaper in the market comparing to the shops on the beach. For foreign visitors, food also can be bought from the market and especially to explore market in Cambodia and local people life style.
5/ Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Saloem
All of the beaches on Koh Rong Saloem, an island two hours off the coast of Sihanoukville, will have you gaping in awe, but Lazy Beach is particularly beautiful. Shaded by pine trees and benefiting from a daily sweep to keep it spotless, the golden sands of Lazy Beach make for excellent daytime sunning. The waters surrounding the beach are perfect for snorkeling, while in the rest of the island Koh Rong Saloem are recommended immesiorsioni underwater. Evenings, you can watch the deep pink sunsets from the beach with a tropical cocktail in hand. To get there from Sihanoukville, visitors can take the boat in the direction of Lazy Beach on the island called Saloem. From there, take the Serendipity Street.
4/ Laying on the beach at night (at Serenity Island)
Fresh air comes with windy at night on the beach. A must do in Kompongsom, Sihanoukvil is to spend time relaxing on the beach at night to count the stars, see firework, drinking and chit chat with friends and families. That is the best moment. Visitors will experience and enjoy the romantic night.
3/ Koh Pos (Snae Island)
The island was sold to Russian investor for the transformation of the island into tourist attraction. A very long concrete bridge connects the island and mainland. The project hasn’t finished yet; on the other hand, visitors are allowed to visit some part of the island. That is a wonderful island ever in Cambodia.
2/ Long Set Beach, Koh Rong
The southernmost cove of Koh Rong hosts a beach that the locals call Long Set, after the farmer who lives there growing coconuts, mangoes and cashews. With nearly empty white sand beaches and placid aquamarine waters, Long Set Beach is just a short walk away from the accommodations on the main part of southeast Koh Rong and is an ideal place for sunning, collecting shells and crabbing. On nights where the moon is waning, night swimming can reveal bio-luminescent plankton that cause a ethereal phosphorescence in the water.
1/ Scuba diving
The international harbor is the best place to do scuba diving where visitors are able to see different type of fish and wonderful coral.
Sihanoukvil is the best place for visitors to see wonderful coastal area in Cambodia. Note down this province in our holiday plan so that you can enjoy new unforgettable experiences.