The tranquil beach heaven in Cambodia
Koh Rong Samloem is a heavenly island located about 20 kilometers from Sihanoukville. It is regarded as one of the best beaches in Cambodia with a primitive, tranquil nature, which could be an ideal retreat spot.
To get to this amazing destination, you can boat for around 45 minutes. A wonderful feature of Koh Rong Samloem is that most of their resorts are located near the beaches and blended harmoniously with nature.
The life in Koh Rong Samloem is incredibly idyllic, which will carry you away from the worry and burden of the daily life and get in touch with nature. You can enjoy an absolute solitude while walking on the beaches, reading a book or lying on the white sand and soaking in the sunlight. At the daybreak, a glass of champaign is an ideal way to have a good cheer at the end of the day. The laid-back atmosphere in Koh Rong is what makes it one of the most appealing destinations in Cambodia.
Venturing further more from your accommodation, you can make a boat trip around the island. Or, you can scuba-dive to see the coral reef. Other exciting activities that you can enjoy are snorkeling, kayaking
Kon Rong is also one of the rare places on earth where you could see the stunning magic of nature – fluorescent plankton. This magical phenomenon, which is most likely to be seen from March to May, happens when you tap into the water. Your movement will create mesmerizing waves of blue light in the water.
You can also make an adventure into the dense jungle in the island. It will give you more adventurous trip vibe. The jungle of the island is home to the diverse nature. This little trekking could lead you to the island’s lighthouse from which you could get an impressive view of the whole island.
Saracen Bay located on the east of the island is where the ferries, boats will dork. It is also the highlight of Koh Rong Samloem with white-sand beach and luxurious resorts and hotels. From the east side, you can venture on foot to the other side of the island – the western side with Lazy Beach – where you can watch the glorious sunset.
M’Pai Bei is a local fishing village located on the north of the island. The villages host some lovely hostels, local restaurants. It is the place if you want to discover and enjoy the local life.