Sihanoukville Holidays

Easily accessible by short flight from Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s main beach destination and has become increasingly popular with tourists over the last 20 years. Although still offering a fairly laidback pace of life there are a number of different beaches on offer with plenty of restaurants, beach stalls and shops to keep you entertained. Boat trips are also available to the nearby islands such as Koh Rong and Koh Ta Kiev for a slice of true castaway life. The best time to travel is between November and March when temperatures are slightly cooler than the hottest months of April-June and there is less rainfall.

Destination Highlights
  • Laidback beach life
  • Offshore Islands to explore
  • Ideal to combine with Siem Reap
  • Offshore Islands

    The beaches of Sihanoukville are the perfect place to recharge your batteries after a busy few days exploring the Angkor temples or the delights of Phnom Penh. There are a number of beaches in and around Sihanoukville, some private and some public so you're sure to find a stretch of sands with your name on it. Occheuteal and Serendipity beaches are the hub of the action, with plenty of bars, shops and restaurants. Around five minutes drive out of town, Otres Beach is much quieter with a selection of small beach stands serving food; and the private Sokha Beach caters for the guests of the Sokha Beach Hotel, one of our recommended properties.

  • Cookery Classes

    For a true Robinson Crusoe experience, hire a boat and sail to one of the nearby islands such as Koh Rong. With powder soft sands and crystal clear waters, you'll experience a real slice of tropical island paradise. Boats can easily be hired from most of Sihanoukville's beaches, alternatively you can pre book an organised excursion.

  • Christie, Destination Executive

    Christie

    Destination Executive

    There are actually a few different beaches in Sihanoukville called Otres, Ochheuteal, Independence and Serendipity. They all have a selection  of beach bars but Independence Beach is my favourite as it is much quieter and really relaxing.

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