Beach scene, Koh Ta Kiev, Cambodia

Beach scene, Koh Ta Kiev, Cambodia

Beach scene, Koh Ta Kiev, Cambodia

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Only an hour away from mainland, Koh Ta Kiev is one of the closest islands to Sihanoukville and is on the itinerary of many of the day trips and island tours that leave from there. Very few people stay overnight on the island, though, which is a shame because it's beautiful and has a few easily accessible beaches.

Like most of the islands in Cambodia, Koh Ta Kiev has been leased to a foreign company — the same French outfit that owns, or has taken 99-year leases, on half of Koh Russei and parts of Ream National Park. They have ambitious plans for high-end resorts and boutique luxury hotels, although there's little sign of development from them apart from the beginnings of an inland road.

A second 99 year lease has been granted to a Chinese Malaysian firm who, according to Read our complete Koh Ta Kiev travel guide

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