Cambodia is popularly known for its well-preserved temples of Angkor Wat and the museums of Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields. When you say islands and beaches in Southeast Asia, most people immediately think of Thailand, Philippines, and Indonesia but travelers as slowly recognizing that Cambodia also has beautiful islands and beaches to visit.
Islands and Beaches of Sihanoukville
Here are some of the beautiful islands and beaches in Sihanoukville, Cambodia that you should check out on your next trip to this beautiful country.
Serendipity Beach: Serendipity Beach is the most popular destination among backpackers, budget travelers and those who love to party as most bars and budget accommodations in Sihanoukville can be found here.
Ochheuteal Beach: This beach is perfect for those who want peace and quiet but in proximity to Serendipity Beach. You can walk here from Serendipity or you can take a tuk-tuk or motorbike.
Otres Beach: This is a long stretch of white sand and beautiful clear emerald water. There are many accommodations in this area and a few bars. It’s not as crowded as Serendipity Beach.
Independence Beach: This is a quiet beach and quite popular among locals and foreigners who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the other beaches.
Sokha Beach: Sokha is a privately own beach but accessible for a fee so you could gain access to its facilities.
Bamboo Island: Bamboo Island is just one of the many islands you can visit in Sihanoukville. Most tours are being arranged in the mainland.
Spend a few more days and explore more islands and beaches in Sihanoukville. Some places are not yet touristy and you might end up in a beach with only a few people.
Have you been to some islands and beaches of Sihanoukville? Feel free to share your tips and recommendations.