Sihanoukville – heaven on earth in Cambodia

Travellers to the beautiful coastal city of Sihanoukville will most likely be impressed by its stunning beaches as well as pristine islands. This well-known city of Campuchia has long been referred to as a heaven on earth. So, let’s see what we can do in this attractive destination!

The beautiful coastal city of Sihanoukville

The beautiful coastal city of Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville was built in the late 1950s to be a Cambodian port city but it is now becoming more like a sea tourist attraction since not only people in Phnom Penh but also a lot of foreign travellers choose the city as their resort destination, especially on the weekends. Cambodia and Indochina holidays

Travellers choose Sihanoukville as a favorite resort destination

Travellers choose Sihanoukville as a favorite resort destination

White sand beaches, warm waters from the Gulf of Thailand together with a sea pleasant atmosphere contribute to an ideal destination for travellers to avoid the high temperature of tropical climate. You can lie on a sun lounger on the beach to admire the natural beauty of Sihanoukville coastal city or another activities including swimming, diving and playing some adventurous games are also not bad suggestions. Tours in Cambodia

White sand beaches, warm waters

White sand beaches, warm waters

If you have a chance to visit Sihanoukville, you definitely should not miss the opportunity to enjoy very attractive fresh seafood dishes here. All beaches in the city have high-quality restaurants and bars which can satisfy your dietary needs. You just have to pay from 3 to 5 USD for a delicious fresh seafood dish served with an Angkor cool beer glass

Delicious fresh seafood dishes

Delicious fresh seafood dishes

The best time for travellers to visit Sihanoukville is in the dry season as the weather is cool and the sunshine is still not too harsh. Sihanoukville International Airport is just 18 km far from the center city and tuk tuk – a unique vehicle in Cambodia is available and quite cheap, if you know how to bargain you will have to pay just 1 to 3 USD for once. There is a 5 star resort on Sonkha beach and some affordable hotels in the center city as well as near the beach. The price fluctuate from 2 USD to 3,000 USD/night, of course the quality of service is equivalent to its price

Tuk tuk - a unique vehicle in Cambodia

Tuk tuk – a unique vehicle in Cambodia

I hope that this article will be helpful for you to have memorable experiences in the lovely coastal city Sihanoukville, Cambodia. As you have to pass a very far distance to visit Cambodia, so if it is possible, you should also travel to other attractive destinations in Indochina region like Halong Bay in Vietnam or Pakse of Laos. A Mekong tour which passes through all those countries is highly recommended.

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