Things to see and do
Concealed down a back road behind Otres Beach One, you'll find the new Otres Market happening every Saturday. More a chilled out concert-party where you can find a few odds and ends than a full-on market, you'll still unearth here backpacker essentials such as fire sticks, books, bracelets, ... read more
That said, Ream National Park, and the islands of Koh Rong, Koh Rong Saloem, Koh Thmei, Koh Ta Kiev and Koh Russei are more rewarding than Sihanoukville proper. Sunset and early evening on Serendipity are great crowd pullers, while Otres beach, with its bohemian vibe, is rising from the ashes of ... read more
You can also support local charities dedicated to helping children. M'Lop Tapang is a Sihanoukville-based Cambodian charity that focuses on supporting and protecting street children and their families. (M'Lop means shade or protection in Khmer and the Tapang tree provides shelter from the ... read more
A number of islands lie three to 10 kilometres from Sihanoukville's Otres Two and if you know how to sail a catamaran or are willing to take a quick tutorial, an overnight camping trip to one of them becomes a possibility. Catamarans can be rented from Club Nautique on Otres Two (the very far ... read more
Five dive outfits in town offer training and certification as well as fun dives. Scuba Nation offer PADI and National Geographic Diver courses that include equipment rental, meals and accommodation. They also offer refresher courses, instructor training and fun dives. Scuba Nation do their ... read more
Kiwi-run Fishermen's Den has been fishing the area for more than 8 years and do highly-regarded fishing day trips to the outer islands, usually Koh Rong Saloem. They've got a 17m boat specifically designed for their fishing trips, which are $35 per person, including lunch and dinner back at the ... read more
Visitors can learn how to cook Khmer classics like beef lok lak and fish amok as well as Asian standards like spring rolls and deep-fried bananas. The course costs $25 per day, and can be booked through most hotels and guesthouses.
Galaxy shows four movies a night at 17:00, 19:00. 21:00 and 23:00 for $2.50 to $3 depending on the size of the crowd. They also have private, air-con rooms and worryingly, private showers. They offer video game rentals as well. Open 24 hours. The other is Top Cat, on Serendipity Beach Rd. ... read more
Hurricane Windsurfing on Otres Beach offers everything you need for windsurfing, kayaking, surfing, paddleboarding, skimboarding and bodyboarding. A 20-minute windsurfing lesson plus 40 minutes of windsurfing costs $14 and a full hour lesson is $20. You can rent a single kayak for an hour for ... read more
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