A beautiful small island with no roads, no stress, no noice, just sun and the sound of the waves. The main touristic area on the island Koh Rong is Koh Touch. With stunning beaches and a cool beach walk with restaurants and cafes. Accomodation from low budget hostel from about 10 dollars and high budget bungalows.
What to do on Koh Rong Island?
Chill out on the beach and go for a swim in the warm and clean water. At lunch time eat at a beach restaurant with a stunning view over the harbour. The island also offer boat trips with snorkling equipment to dive in clear water. What’s great is that there is glowing flourescent plankton for you to watch. If you are living in the area Koa Touch on Koh Rong then walk to Police beach when there’s not a party. Another possibility is to go to Long Beach were there is very little light and great possibility to encounter the beauties. Join a boat trip for the price of 7 dollars and everything will be arranged for you.
Be adventurous and go for a hike to Long Beach
If you are the adventures type, go for a hike in the forest jungle to Long Beach from Kao Touch. Bring good shoes, at least 1 liter of water and don’t go during darkness. The fairly tough hike will take about 30 min to an hour. When reaching the goal to Long Beach you will get an inviting ocean and white sand as long as you can see. There are several boat services taking you there for about 5 dollars.
Pub Crawl and techno party
Join a pub crawl, knowed for the biggest in Cambodia. Boys, go without a shirt and girls come with a bikini top because you will get a shirt included in the price of 10 dollars. Play beer pong on different pubs and get to know the backpackers from all over the world. You will end up at the disco dancing the night away.
On police beach there is a techno party and basically the whole island is going there on party nights. People are there from 12 o’clock until closing time at 6 o’clock in the morning. If you hadn’t enough join the after party beginning at 7 in the morning.
How to get from Sinhanoukville to Koh Rong Island
There are several boat services in Sinhanoukville arranging transport to the island and the beach were your accomodation is. Slow and fast ferries and prices up to around 25 dollars for a round trip. Walk into a travel service in Sinhandoukville and book your ticket. The boat trip will take you around 30 min to an hour.