Beaches!! Almost everyone on this planet love beach and if you are one of them, then Sihanoukville is the perfect destination for you. Its white sand shines in sun like white gold. Your visit to this beach will be welcomed by the warm Gulf of Thailand waters. You can lay-down on the white sand and take sunburn and then, you can treat yourself with fresh, from the ocean, seafood. If you don’t prefer taking sunburn then you can also go for scuba trip or snorkeling or just simply lay back and chill on the beach.
LIFESTYLE AT SIHANOUKVILLE BEACH
Sihanoukville will provide you different feel and look when compared to the other towns of Cambodia. Initially is built as a port city in the late 1950’s, the town looks much newer, it is more urbanized and cosmopolitan than most of the towns in Cambodia. The Sihanoukville is more of a beach town rather a port town. Even if the number of foreign visitors keeps increasing, every year, at Sihanoukville beach, the pace of life is very relaxed.
You don’t have to worry about your stay; along with chilling climate the Sihanoukville has ample supply of accommodations. These accommodations include a five-star resort complex on the Sokha beach, there are several mid-range places downtown and at the beaches, few three star hotels and dozens of affordable guesthouses, especially on Weather Station Hill.
FOODS in Sihanoukville beach
Another factor of this place which attracts tourist is the food it serves. Not only you will be provided with fresh and delicious sea food, but also large varieties of places offering foreign cuisines- Australian, French, Indian, German, Sri Lankan, Italian and many more. This place also provides you a couple of western bakeries and even an espresso coffee shop.
Along with the exciting and chilling day life, this place also provides a pretty good nightlife with a large variety of bars staying open well into happy hours, especially on Weather Station Hill. One can also find beach bars on Ochheuteal and Victory beaches. These bars make this place an ideal place to be visited by the tourists with their friends.
Things to do in Sihanoukville beach
It is one of the most popular activities which are performed by the tourists. Sihanoukville is an ideal location for this activity. It will make your stay more adventures and memorable. The different types of activities is performed here, one of these is scuba diving, dive into the deep ocean exploring the beauty of coral and sea creatures and enjoying the inner world of the ocean. If scuba diving doesn’t fascinate you then don’t feel sad there are many other activities which you can perform like kayaking, windsurfing, Kitesurfing. All these activities will fill your whole body with joy and excitement.
Not only you can eat delicious Khmer dishes, but also you can learn how to cook it. This place provides an opportunity to the lover of Southeast Asian cuisine to learn how to cook special Khmer dishes from experienced chefs who give you clear instruction, they also allow you to use the authentic spices and also the opportunity to take the recipe cards home so that next time you don’t have to visit Cambodia to experience the taste of Khmer dishes.
If you are visiting this place with your wife and female friends, then they will definitely enjoy the stay as the markets in Sihanoukville will provide a large variety of foods and handmade crafts. You can also expect a wide variety of jewelry and souvenir shops. This place will also provide you with beach wares and some expensive shops which will provide you branded clothes.
Sihanoukville is the only deep sea port of Cambodia, and it receives a good amount of international aids which is being spent to improve infrastructure and ensure the comfort of the foreign tourists. Even after the increase in the number of visitors over the years, the beaches of Sihanoukville are one of the most unspoiled beaches in all of Southeast Asia, with all the exciting activities and wide range of food items and bars, this place becomes an ideal place to be visited. You will enjoy your stay here, and you will take back good memories.