The attraction of Koh Rong beach

Koh Rong was knowned as the “forgotten paradise” of the pagoda country, the peaceful and mysterious beauty of this beach has fascinated many tourists. For more information, you can click: Indochina tours

Koh Rong is Cambodia’s second largest island, which is located in northern Cambodia. The island is about 25 km from the coast of Sihanoukville Province and in the Gulf of Thailand. The island covers an area of 78 km2 and 43 km of coastline. The island currently has four small villages and some bungalows are built for the tourists staying while visiting the island.

The best time to visit Koh Rong beach is from November to March because during this time, the temperature is not too high, with clear sky and sea. It takes around 45 minutes to ride boat from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong island and tourists will feel the difference as soon as you step down to the island.

Koh Rong in the process of being developed, therefore, tourists will not see a motorbike, tuk-tuk, bike or car on the island; walking is the only way to move. Roads still rudimentary, tourists can go into the forest and the beach with trails. Therefore tourists almost just walk and travel by boat when visiting this island. However, the scenery of the island makes you feel safe with long sandy beach, blue sea as a paradise. In addition, tourists can find small shops, laundry facilities and small eateries on the island.

Remember to bring enough water and sunscreen to explore the long coastline of the beach. In addition to the beauty of the beach, tourists get a stunning view of the island and the villages from the hilltop. It’s an ideal place to take pictures of beautiful islands, especially on sunny days. Cambodia travel tours


Koh Rong is famous for its international tourist map not only because of its green landscape but also because of the abundant and diverse marine life. It is also a popular tourist destination in Cambodia, but it is exploited, scientifically planned so that Koh Rong still retains its natural beauty.

Activities tourists can experience on the island is boating trip. On the beach, tourists will find many companies offering sea-watching boating services. The boats will take tourists to scuba diving, swimming, fishing, sunset watching and dining on the boat. At night, when the trip is over, tourists will be able to watch the plankton glowing on the sea.

Exploring Koh rong beach by participating in sea activity
Exploring Koh rong beach by participating in sea activity -source: internet

On the moon nights, Koh Rong Island becomes beautiful because of the wonder of nature and the extremely rare phenomenon in the world, which is milky sea. Strangly beautiful light spot is caused by plankton.

The milky Koh Rong beach is attractive for tourists
The milky Koh Rong beach is attractive for tourists- source: internet

This creates the most magical spectacle on the planet. The beach is as shining as a night sky. With the waves of sea, tourists can imagine the whole galaxy just before our eyes. Immerse yourself in the sparkling sea and enjoy the peaceful sea breezes at night, which will be a great experience for Cambodian tourists to Koh Rong Island.

Plan yourself and explore this beautiful Koh Rong beach right away!

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