The most beautiful islands and beaches in Cambodia

September 20, 2019

Did you know that in Cambodia you can find dreamy islands and beaches? Here are the best destinations where you can choose a seaside trip at the end of your tour!

Koh Rong Saloem beach in Cambodia

A trip to Cambodia is always a memorable adventure, discovering ancient archaeological sites, first of all world famous Angkor Wat, and meeting local populations. If at the end of your tour you wish to top off your experience with a seaside extension, Cambodia boasts over 60 tropical islands along the southern coats, with nothing to envy to more popular seaside destinations in South East Asia!

Cambodia tour with seaside extension: where to go

We have selected some islands and beaches in Cambodia for a really unforgettable vacation!

Koh Rong

Koh Rong is one of the most beautiful and untame beaches in South East Asia, reached by boat from Sihanoukville: a real wild paradise with beautiful beaches, inclunding the long Southwest Beach, where to go snorkeling and sunbathe on white sand.

Another beach which must be taken into consideration is Long Set Beach in the south east of the island, where you'll find plenty of shells and crabs.

Koh Rong beach in Cambodia
Koh Rong beach


Sihanoukville used to be a seaside destination for the rich: today it is a popular tourist destination accessible to all. There is in fact a huge variety of hotels, restaurants, equipped beaches for water activities, clubs and accommodations for any budget and needs. The most famous beach is Sokha Beach, a wide coastline with white sand and calm shallow waters.

Houses on the beach of Sihanoukville
Sihanoukville, a popular seaside destination


Kep was a faous seaside destination for the French colonialists in the early nineteenth century: today the ruins of their luxurious mansions stand forsaken. After the destruction carried out by the Red Khmer, the city was able to start and prosper again, becoming a lively tourist destination, thanks to beautiful tropical beaches.

Fishing boats in Kep, Cambodia
Fishing boats in Kep

Koh Rong Saloem

Koh Rong Saloem is a small island that can be reached after two hours sailing from Sihanoukville. One of the most famous beach is Sokha Beach, where one can relax in complete laziness as the name suggests or go snorkeling in the transparent waters.

Koh Rong Saloem in Cambodia
Koh Rong Saloem beach

Rabbit Island

Twenty minutes off the coast of Kep is a real paradise on Earth: Rabbit Island, actually Koh Tansay, whose shape resembles that of a rabbit. If you need to escape civilization this is the right place to go.

Rabbit island, near Kep, cambodia
Rabbit island