Koh Rong Samloem is one of the most wonderful places in the world. Considered a semi virgin island, visitors who travel to the island are in love with its beaches and jungles, come with us to see one of the best islands on the planet.
Many of the travelers who come to Robinson Crusoe Island are looking for the best beaches in Cambodia or paradise spots after seeing the impressive temple of Angkor Wat.
This is certainly a fundamental point if you are looking what to see in Cambodia
Koh Rong Samloem 2017 Guide
We have written a small guide to get to know this small island thoroughly before we arrive. Here we give you some basic tips and information that will make your stay on the island a real delight.
Getting to know Koh Rong Samloem Island
This island is the destination of many international travelers, its small size along with its crystal clear waters, unexplored jungle and the small number of breathtaking resorts and jungle parties make it a wonderful place where the days happily pass
The island is located in the Gulf of Thailand, and the nearest town is Sihanoukville (80 km away).
How to get to Koh Rong Samloem
The easiest way to get there is by ferry, there are several companies that transport passengers on their boats. There are basically two types of boats, the fast boat takes about 45 minutes to arrive and the slow boat takes about two hours. The price varies between 12 and 20 dollars.
You will have to hire the boat from the port of Sihanoukville, in case you have to wait and if you have a ticket on the boat fast, you can relax with a baggage in a vip place on the beach.
By the way, Sihanoukville drivers are really heavy, and they charge much more than in the rest of the country, it is very difficult to negotiate with them because they are used to tourists.
The boat ticket can also include visiting the island of Koh Rong, another island that has many more people and buildings, and which gives many more leisure experiences at the expense of not having the tranquility you breathe in Koh Rong Samloem
Here you have a list of different means of transport to get to the island
Key tips before visiting Koh Rong Samloem
It’s very important, the island has no ATMs and you won’t be able to have money on the island. You have to use the Sihanoukville ATMs before you get there.
The island is not expensive compared to the standard of living in Europe or the United States, but all travelers, after getting to know the island decide to have more vacation days in this place.
Carrying more money than you think you’ll spend is a fundamental piece of advice.
You can find wonderful resorts along with budget bungalows, reserve a resort or bungalow before you go! Travelers often pay the fare and have to come back because there are not enough hotels on the island
Here we present the 3 luxury resorts of Koh Rong Samloem that we recommend to travelers
Here you have the 3 cheapest hotels of Koh Rong Samloem (with a medium quality) for backpackers
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