Because this is so regularly misreported by out-dated blogs and websites, we thought we’d clarify – Although there is no ATM on Koh Rong as such, you can still get cash out at any of the three Eftpos terminals on Koh Touch (there is one at Green Ocean Guesthouse, one at White Rose Guesthouse, and […]

A new high-end luxury resort has opened on Koh Rong, after several delays to its construction. The Royal Sands Koh Rong is a 148-room 5-star hotel – A joint venture by the Royal Group and a Thailand-based Swiss investor. Equipped with a lavish Spa, a stunning infinity-edge swimming pool, a modern gym, a beautiful beach bar, […]

  Cambodia’s first marine national park has been created on Koh Rong, expanding on a marine protection area established for the island in 2016. According to a sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Koh Rong Marine National Park will cover 7 islands: Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem, Koh Koun, Koh Touch, Koh Tatiem, […]

Air Asia will soon be providing direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sihanoukville, with the first flights scheduled for August 9th, 2017.   With tickets on sale as of next week, AirAsia’s Airbus 320s will fly 4 times a week between the Malaysian capital and Cambodia’s coastal city. Read the full article here.    

Deputy Navy Commander Tea Sokha and local dive businesses have attempted to start an artificial coral reef just off the coast off Koh Rong Samloem – They submerged two large shipping containers to serves as structures for coral habitation. Divers Place Coral on a Shipping Container Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Yon Min said that restoring […]

Over the past 6 months or so there have been some key new developments on Koh Rong Samloem that you should know about if you’re visiting this wonderful island. Aerial View of Saracen Bay on Koh Rong Samloem   New Shops Perhaps the most important is that there are finally some shops on Saracen Bay […]

Another impressive set of condos is scheduled to open in Sihanoukville. Blue Bay is a 5 minute drive from the city centre, and will include a stunning ocean-facing swimming pool, a lavish spa and salon, a variety of bars and restaurants, a shopping centre, and several entertainment areas including a casino.   The recent upsurge […]

The National Geographic has revealed what it believes to be the Top 21 Beaches in The World – With Lazy Beach on Koh Rong Samloem among the chosen few. Sunset on Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem   Lazy Beach has always tried to keep itself out of the limelight, so this global exposure may not […]

The very first helicopter service to Koh Rong will start operation in the first quarter of 2017. Established by the famous Royal Group of Cambodia, the Bell Choppers will be taking clients to their (under-development) high-end luxury resort called ‘Royal Sands’. Currently, just 5 Airbus Helicopters have a commercial license in Cambodia. Read the full […]

Cambodia has finally launched it’s very first large-scale marine protection project – Several areas (totalling about 405km²) around Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem are now ‘Marine Fisheries Management Areas’. Fauna and Flora International coastal and marine conservation project manager Kate West said: “It’s a huge step for Cambodia, because there was no formal protection […]