SIHANOUKVILLE (PREAH SEIHANU) - CAMBODIA

 

 

KOMPONG SOM

 

 

 

Serenpidity Beach at SihanoukvilleThe astonishing coastal city of Sihanoukville lies by the sea, approximately 235 km southwest from Phnom Penh and can be reached by National Road No 4.

 

Also known as Kompong Som, Sihanoukville is Cambodia's premier beach town with superb facilities. Its splendid white sand beaches and warm genuine seawater from the Gulf of Thailand makes it a perfect place for swimming, scuba diving and sun bathing.                                        Photo: Serendipity Beach in Sihanoukville

 

As Cambodia's leading beach resort, it has something for everyone, whether it is relaxing by the tropical beach, enjoying the fresh seafood from the ocean, snorkeling or drinking at the many bars around town. Spectacular beaches are among the many famous tourist attractions in Sihanoukville. Spread across a sprawling headland, Occheuteal Beach, Serendipity Beach, Sokha Beach, Independence Beach and Victory Beach are popular places of interest in Sihanoukville for families on vacation from Phnom Penh and tourists. The city's excellent location is perfect for admiring the amazing scenery as it is facing ten tropical islands including the famous Puos Island.

 

Sihanoukville is very spread out and the best way to get around is to hire a motorcycle and the pace of life here is both slow and quiet. Tourist can find ample supply of accommodations here including a new resort on Sokha Beach and many guesthouses can be found on Weather Station Hill.

 

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