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Koh Rong is quite possibly that cliched island paradise you've been looking for, boasting pristine white beaches, turquoise water and limited development. For years the island was almost completely undeveloped save for a diving outfit and a few bungalows on either side of the island.
In late 2010 and early 2011, a number of new operations opened up, as well as regular boats to the island. Since late 2012, more accommodation has been built and an increasing number of visitors have been discovering the beauty of island life here. But with still only 18 sets of bungalows on the 78 square kilometre island at the time of writing in early 2013, it still has a near-deserted feel to it with just enough going on to make it comfortable.
The island is truly gorgeous, and well worth the two-and-a-half hour boat trip from Sihanoukville. There are seven bays on the island, all teeming with marine life, making for great ... Read our complete Koh Rong travel guide