Where are the Best Beaches in Cambodia?

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Best Beaches in Cambodia
Best Beaches in Cambodia

In addition to the majestic complex of Angkor that attracts millions of visitors to Cambodia every year, unspoiled island and lovely beaches also make a good impression on tourists from different areas. So where are the best beaches in Cambodia? The following article will help you to explore 5 beautiful beaches in Cambodia.

Southwest Beach, Koh Rong

Southwest Beach, Koh Rong
Southwest Beach, Koh Rong

Koh Rong is one of the most beautiful islands in the Gulf of Thailand, with a beach that is nearly 50 kilometers long. The Southwest beach is located on Koh Rong island with a length of 5 kilometers. This beach captivates visitors due to cool blue water, pristine white sand and green palm trees.

Coming to the Southwestern beach, visitors can enjoy swimming in the sea, snorkeling to watch ray, rabbitfish or colorful parrotfish in the ocean. The most wonderful thing is still watching sunrise on the beautiful beach.

Long Set beach, Koh Rong

Long Set beach, Koh Rong
Long Set beach, Koh Rong

Long Set beach is located at the southernmost of Koh Rong island. Besides  blue beaches, fine white sand, peaceful space and light wind, visitors can see rows of coconut, mango and simple life of local people.

At Long Set beach, you will have real moments of relaxation when immersed in the cool water. In addition, you will feel relaxed when sunbathing, catching crabs, and collecting shells. On the moonlit night, visitors will get the opportunity to watch phytoplanktons shimmering the water.

Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem

Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem
Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Rong Samloem paradise island is regarded as “Hawaii of the Southeast Asia” with many beautiful beaches, including Lazy beach. Lazy beach is one of the most stunning beaches in Cambodia that draws a large number of visitors because of owning a clear beach and a charming sand beach. Around the beach are beauty spots for interesting activities like snorkeling and fishing. In the afternoon, you can lie on the beach listening to the sound of waves and admire the glorious sunset while sipping a cocktail.

Koh Thmei Beach, Ream National Park

Koh Thmei Beach
Koh Thmei Beach

Ream National Park is the land of breathtaking beaches in Cambodia, including the beaches in Koh Thmei, a small island surrounded by the mangrove.

In reality, Koh Thmei does not offer many tourist activities. The scene is covered with simple wooden houses and types of birds; therefore, this place is suitable for nature lovers. Coming to Koh Thmei in early morning, visitors can watch the beautiful scenery at sunrise on the western beach or walk on the golden sand in the shadow of pines. The beach on the east is dotted with thousands of sparkling shells in the sunshine.

Sokha beach, Sihanoukville

Sokha beach, Sihanoukville
Sokha beach, Sihanoukville

each is one of the most greatest beaches in the coastal city of Sihanoukville with the clear blue water, white sand. In particular,  shallow water and calm waves are suitable for bathing.

The majority of beaches in Sokha provides services for hotel guests or those who have day tickets. This is one of a few beaches in Sihanoukville that banned street vendors.

The countries in the Southeast Asia including Cambodia own numerous amazing beaches and islands. To explore breathtaking sea landscape, in addition to Cambodia, you can take a trip to Vietnam to admire the best beach destinations in Vietnam.