The 7 Best Beaches in Sihanoukville of 2018
Planning a getaway to the beautiful beach strip at Sihanoukville? You’ll be spoilt for choice with all the star-studded beaches along the Cambodian coastline, all of them with cozy bars, long cocktails, and breathtaking sunsets. The city of Sihanoukville has loads to offer tourists and investors alike, so whether you are looking for a prime piece of property to invest in or the perfect spot for your honeymoon, look no further.
Here we discover all the top-rated Sihanoukville beaches, as rated by locals and tourists, that you simply have to visit when in the area. Whether you want to live in luxury and sip on cocktails, or take the road less traveled and are visiting on a budget, we’ve got at least one beach that would suit you! So, kick off your shoes, grab some sunscreen and hat and let’s get started!
#1 Otres Beach
The perfect little getaway when trying to avoid the crowds, Otres Beach offers visitors some tranquility and privacy while sunbathing and enjoying the picturesque views. Expect a clean beach with white sand and plenty of opportunities to explore the area on your own.
#2 Independence Beach
Even though a large part of this beach is restricted to the Independence Beach Hotel residents and visitors, there is still a small private beach available to those not staying at the hotel. Enjoy sipping on an ice cold beer in between cooling down dips in the turquoise ocean or just revel in the beauty and serenity of nature.
#3 Serendipity Beach
Situated in the northern part of Ochheuteal Beach, Serendipity Beach offers visitors accommodation so close to the beach, you can wake up to waves splashing on your face. Not really, but, this beach is known for its popularity amongst western tourists and accommodation right next to the beach. You are able to rent a chair and grab a bite to eat on this pristine stretch of beach.
#4 Hawai Beach
One of the smaller beaches along Sihanoukville coastline, Hawai Beach offers visitors a bit more privacy and is known to be used mostly by locals. Don’t expect to see any huts, chairs or sunbeds on this small beach. It is perfect for a dip and a bit of a sunbathe on your own beach towel if you are not staying with one of the hotels close by.
#5 Ochheuteal Beach
Another more commercialized beach, sunbathers, and swimmers are welcomed by loads of grass chairs available to rent and little bars and other hospitality establishments close by. Due to large developments, current establishments on the beach will move up. The Ochheuteal Beach is mostly used by locals and offers visitors the perfect spot to have a sundowner at the end of the day.
#6 Sokha Beach
Best to book a spot at the Sokha Beach 5 star hotel before attempting going on this pristine beach. The luxury hotel offers visitors a luxurious stay on one of Sihanoukville most beautiful beaches. The hotel is a new development and was the first five-star establishment in Cambodia.
#7 Victory Beach
Victory beach is more popular with younger folk and those who travel on a tight budget. It is no wonder that the beach was previously referred to as the backpacker’s beach, and the trend is still going strong today. The beach offers visitors beautiful white sand, crystal clear water, and the best place to have your cocktail and watch the sun go down.
And there you have it! Whether you are living in Cambodia, want to invest and buy some property, or thinking about going on a well-deserved beach holiday, you should have all the information you need to decide which beaches are worth visiting now.
We hope you have found this roundup of the best beaches in Sihanoukville insightful and that you will enjoy your trip there. Remember to pack enough sunblock, and drink loads of water. If you are considering buying property for investment purposes, Sihanoukville is just the place for you. This city is one of Cambodia’s main tourist attractions, with people coming from all over the globe, throughout the year, to simply soak up the sun and enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful long stretches of beach.