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Sihanoukville Landscape: The Portrait Signed by Nature

If it is asked to pick only one thing that would make Sihanoukville one amazing destination to cherish a vacation, it would be, certainly, its untamed and unique natural beauty. For those who find beauty in simplicity and authenticity, this is the place to come.

 

In comparison to other busy and buzzing beaches at the nearest distances, Sihanoukville truly represents the simple and serene nature of Cambodia. Since it is the place where most people come for sightseeing, it is barely needed to mention how beautiful the landscape is. Many tourists have described the scenes to be like hand-painted masterpieces, exclusively by God Himself. Those who might find the expression a bit of an exaggeration; can see for themselves if that is true!

 

Sihanoukville has a long list of beaches to offer to its tourists to relax and bask in the laps of the nature. The combination of refreshing blue and lively green creates the greatest escape to surrender to. Along with the beaches, the Ream National Park and several waterfalls complete the platter for a traveler seeking to relish all the beauty-spots nature has to offer in one place. It is true that some might find getting to Sihanoukville a bit difficult, but it is worth the shot, no doubt.

 

Along with the jewels the nature has to offer, one of the key attractions in Sihanoukville would be the golden statutes of a male and female lion, in the stature of roaring to let people know that it is their land! Both local and foreign tourists find this dynamic statue one of the best things to take photos with. In the upcoming days, it might become the landmark for Sihanoukville, like the Lady Liberty or Mermaid Lions of Singapore, who knows!

 

Nature has hand-picked only the marvelous splendor for Sihanoukville to embellish the place. The people here are also offering their best efforts to keep and enhance the gifts of Mother Nature to represent their little, yet wonderful homeland to the world like a precious princess.

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach

fishing

 

Short description:

Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants

shopping

Short description:

Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

Short description:

Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:

fishing

seafood restaurants

shopping

nightlife

Short description:

A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community

kayaking

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.

 

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