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Sihanoukville

 

If you are someone who enjoys travelling to the beaches, Sihanoukville is a perfect destination for you. Visitors to Cambodia must not miss on Sihanoukville beach resort, which is also known as Kompong Som. Over the past few years, the popularity of Sihanoukville beach resort has risen to a great extent and this has given a push to the number of visitors.

Sihanoukville is named after the then-king Sihanoukville. It is also crucial in terms of the trade of this country. Sihanoukville was carved or discovered in late 1950’s from the jungle. It is the only deep water port in the country and the international trade takes place through this port. It was after 1960 that Sihanoukville started witnessing a push to tourism.

The biggest tourists’ attractions in Sihanoukville are four beaches. Although none of these are too mesmerizing, but still let you enjoy the kiss of sun and sand. Merely 18 km from Sihanoukville lies the ream national park which is also a popular tourist attraction. It encompasses 150 sq km evergreen forests and 60 sq km marine life. The specialty of this national park is that it is a nest to some of the most endangered species of birds. Some of the inhabitants of this place are woolly-necked stork, black-capped kingfisher, great egret, little egret and stork-billed kingfisher.
Also, the Ream National Park cannot be missed because it is also an abode of some of the most beautiful and colorful butterflies. The multiple species of these butterflies include Pieridae, Hesperiidae, Lycaenidae, Papilionidae and Nymphalidae.

Sihanoukville also offers you a wonderful nightlife. After you have enjoyed tanning your skin in the sun and enjoyed the kiss of golden sand and shimmering water, you can enjoy the nightlife. After the sun sinks in, the restaurants, bars, beach parties, discos and casinos are a major source of excitement and fn for the tourists.

Restaurants

The restaurants in the Sihanoukville offer you a wonderful dining experience. Ranging from the Cambodian fish soup to enticing gourmet buffet that can be found on the beach itself, you are sure to enjoy the dining experience in Sihanoukville. The best Cambodian seafood can be found at Sihanoukville.

 

This BBQ chicken, baguette, shrimps, salad and fries were less than 3$ US on the beach!

 

Discos

If you really want to have the glimpse of nightlife and fun, it would be good to enjoy the discos in Sihanoukville. The special feature of Sihanoukville discos is karaoke where you can enjoy seeing the drunken Cambodians.

Bars

Sihanoukville also has some of the best drinks on the rocks for its tourists. Here you can find some of the best bars on the hills, in restaurants, on the beach and also on the islands. If you have come to Sihanoukville to enjoy to the core, do not miss out on cigarettes and beers of Cambodia.
Movies

Another fun part of Sihanoukville city are the movies. You don’t actually need to go to the movie halls for watching them. The specialty of Sihanoukville beach resort is that you can watch movies on the projectors that are present in bars and restaurants. While most of these are for free, the tourists enjoy watching these local movies while dining, dancing and drinking.

One of the most amazing thing about Sihanoukville is that you will see daylight merely for 12 hours and therefore you can always enjoy the parties on the beach because you will have all the time to sleep at night in Sihanoukville.

Sihanoukville can be the most fun-filled and exciting place to enjoy. Apart from tourists’ locations, the nightlife can complete your travelling experience here. You can chill on the beach or also visit the Angkora beer factory to explore more about the nightlife in Sihanoukville.

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