Vibe: A rapidly developing beach resort town.
Must Do: Drink a fresh Angkor Beer on the beach. Sihanoukville was founded in 1958 as the best location in the country to build a deep-water port, and the best water for making Angkor Beer. The French and the Cambodians cleared the forest and built a port and a brewery at the top of the hill. Beer in Sihanoukville is so fresh that it can be less than 3 hours old, straight from the brewery!
Known for: Being the largest seaside town in Cambodia and the mainland port for visiting the islands of Cambodia such as Koh Rong.
Top things to see and do
Make the most of the beach! Catch some rays, wander along the shoreline or take a refreshing dip.
Kick back at a beachfront restaurant or bar.
Get a relaxing massage.
Try your hand at water sports including, diving, fishing, snorkelling, kayaking or hire a jet ski.
Take a trip out to the surrounding islands - Koh Rong is a backpacker favourite
Hire a bicycle and explore the nearby beaches.