‘Beach city’,’port community’,’fledgling resort destination’ – Sihanoukville is described by all. The white sand beaches and warm Gulf of Thailand waters of sihanoukville combine with a back atmosphere to offer a great little getaway. Sihanoukville is a place to unwind from the beach, enjoy the new seafood, take in a scuba or snorkeling trip, and normally slow-down, lay back and chill-out.
Sihanoukville has a different look and feel than many Cambodian cities. Constructed as a city in the 1950s, the city is significantly newer, more urban and cosmopolitan than most provincial towns. Sihanoukville is a steadily growing number of visitors in addition to a shore town because it’s a city, catering from Phnom Penh. Nonetheless, life in Sihanoukville’s pace is relaxed. Cows wander the street city faces draw on stares, and a lot of the beaches offer beach umbrellas eateries, along with an increasing number of resorts, bungalows and restaurants.
Sihanoukville has a more than ample supply of lodging, such as a 5-star resort complex on Sokha Beach, several mid-range areas downtown and at the beaches, a few’upscale’ three-star resorts, and heaps of great guesthouses, particularly on Ochheuteal Beach. Thinking about the number of visitors to sihanoukville real estate, the city provides wide range and a number of bars and restaurants. Fresh seafood, especially crab, prawns and sea fish, has always been among the city’s biggest draws, but there’s also a huge array of areas offering foreign restaurants – Foreign, French, Indian, Italian, Sri Lankan, British, Italian, pizza places, a few western bakeries and just a espresso coffee store. And these days Sihanoukville provides a fairly good night life as well with a vast array of bars staying open well into the wee hours, particularly on Weather Station Hill, in the Caribbean area, and the beach bars on Ochheuteal,’Serendipity’ and Victory Beaches.
Among the most popular itineraries to contemplate starts in Bangkok (Thailand), then flying to Siem Riep to see the Angkor Wat complex, traveling from Siem Riep to Phnom Pehn either by air, road or by boat along the river to the Capital City and then eventually by street to spend a relaxing few days at the beach in Sihanoukville. For adventurous travelers alternatives include combining with Eastern Thailand and biking through Cambodia and crossing the border.
The hotel itself, started life as a port city, established back in the 1950’s. Since that time the region has begun producing a world class beach destination and developed.
Today there’s a wide variety of accommodation to choose from including five star hotels on Sokha shore to mid range in city and beach hotels, and budget guesthouses, especially on Weather Station Hill.
The main attractions in Sihanoukville are the shore and its relaxed pace of life, the beaches are very beautiful indeed, bright sands and clear waters waiting for you to sunbathe on and swim in. Watersports such as scuba and snorkeling diving are available with interesting activity and boat trips to nearby islands.
Like every beach hotel, options for dining are vast and Sihanoukville provides a huge variety of choice, with fresh seafood, caught every day a specific specialization including crab, prawns and sea fish.
With the influx of international tourism, more westernised eateries have came supplying familiar cuisine including European, German, British, Italian and Indian restaurants, making the hotel a fantastic selection for anybody.
Sihanoukville at night, provides lots to see and do, fantastic choice of restaurants and lots of pubs with many smaller pubs staying open until the morning, particularly in the Weather Station Hill area, downtown Sihanoukville. Some of the most popular are the beach bars on Ochheuteal, ‘Serendipity’ and Victory Beaches.