Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village, Sihanoukville Cambodia


Island Hopping Guide in Koh Rong, Sihanoukville ~ Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village


Island Hopping in Koh Rong is a must do when you are in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. It’s the chance for you to explore more beaches and also the smaller villages along the coastal. We went to Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem Beach and Koh Touch Village. The velvety white sandy beach, turquoise clear water, verdant forest and scintillating sunshine…

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville
Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville


Well it’s a full day trip we left our hotel after breakfast around 8am and back in the evening. Alternatively you can also opt to stay over at one of the resorts at Koh Rong or Koh Rong Sanloem or Koh Touch Village if you wish to explore the individual island more.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
How to get to Koh Rong Island from Sihanoukville? 

How to get to Koh Rong Island from Sihanoukville?

You can book a seat on a speed boat or motor boat or ferry from Serendipity beach or book the island hopping tour. There are many tour agents at the pier. Or you can go via Speed Ferry Cambodia to Koh Rong and Koh Rong Sanloem at USD15 round trip. Do check out their website to plan your trip http://speedferrycambodia.com/koh-rong-and-samloem-islands/

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Rong Island, Sihanoukville

Alternatively there is daily boat shuttle from Sihanoukville Port 65 to Sok San Beach Resort by private speed boat. The Sok San Express Shuttle Service is fast and takes about 45minutes. Fare one way is USD20 for Adult and USD10 for Child above 3 year old.

Koh Rong Island ~ Sok San Beach Resort

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Rong Island ~ Sok San Beach Resort

Koh Rong Island ~ Sok San Beach Resort

Our first stop is Sok Sak Beach Resort the velvety white sandy beach, turquoise clear water, verdant forest and scintillating sunshine. It’s a serenity tropical gate away off the coast of Cambodia; a Khmer-style beach resort with tasteful blend of nature and comfort.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Sok San Beach Resort, Koh Rong Island

Sok San Beach Resort started as a base camp to house the French Survivor Crew (Survivor France is Koh Lanta). It was built in January 2013 but they started their first filming here on Koh Rong in 2012. It was the first French Survivor, Koh Lanta.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
We love Crabs & seafood...

Sok San Beach Resort offers a wide range of activities, both in the sea or land based activities. You can indulge in fishing, scuba diving, boating, kayaking through to trekking, cooking classes, bush walking, quad bike tours to just relaxing on the beach or enjoying a massage in our spa.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
BBQ seafood lunch at La Terrasse Restaurant in Sok San Beach Resort

We had our BBQ seafood lunch at La Terrasse Restaurant in Sok San Beach Resort. Check out the freshly grilled and steamed crabs, even without any sauce or marination it still taste so sweet, juicy and fresh.

Sok San Beach Resort
Location: Sok San Village, Koh Rong Commune, Preah Sihanouk City, Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia.
Contact: +855 17 777 831


Snorkeling in Koh Rong Island

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Snorkeling in Koh Rong Island
[ photo by: www.tianchand.com ]

Snorkeling in Koh Rong Island

No words can explain the feeling of submitting yourself to the sea... the peacefulness and full concentration of the nature front of you. There are quite a lot of sea urchins, fishes and coral. From Sok San Beach Resort, there is speed boat takes you to nearby islands and back.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Snorkeling in Koh Rong Island

As mentioned on my previous post, remember to splash, spray or slab extra sunblock on the face and body before jump in the water to avoid sun burn after that. You can book your snorkeling trip at Sok San Beach Resort also. 

Koh Rong Sanloem Island

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Rong Sanloem Island

Koh Rong Sanloem Island

This is also another popular island in Cambodia, Koh Rong Samloem is a relaxing and peaceful 'getaway' destination which is much more tranquil and also much less commercial the larger island known as Koh Rong situated about a ten-minute boat ride to the north.

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Rong Sanloem Island

The beach is not crowded so you feel more relax, enjoy the beauty beach with no traffic, no cars, no roads. However the island has many instagram worthy spot for photos and also video. The main beaches in Koh Rong Samloem are the Saracen Bay and Mpay Bay.

Along the beach there are swings and hammocks on the sea for photos, this place is becoming more and more popular because of social media. Alternatively you can also opt to stay a night in this island, there are several types of hotels, villas and bungalows. 

Koh Touch Village

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Touch Village

Koh Touch Village

The Koh Touch Pier is a kind of a hip place and also for those who would like to socialize with other travelers. At the same time enjoy Koh Rong’s dreamy beaches with beer or cocktail in hand. There are plenty of beach side restaurants and bars, and there is even a sky bar that sits several flights of stairs into the jungle, where visitors can get some of the best views of the ocean. 

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Koh Touch Village

Those looking for something a bit more secluded should steer clear of the Koh Touch Pier on Koh Rong. There are plenty of bungalows around the island not found at this busy pier that are perfect for those travelers seeking something a bit more tranquil.

That’s about it for Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Hope that you get some insights and guide on how to get there, what to expect and what to do there. Have you have a wonderful trip.     

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
           
From Kuala Lumpur (KLIA 2) there is direct flight to Sihanoukville, Cambodia via AirAsia takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes. AirAsia flies 4 times weekly to Sihanoukville, Cambodia directly from Kuala Lumpur on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. For flight details and booking please visit www.airasia.com

Island Hopping in Koh Rong, Sok San Beach, Koh Rong Sanloem & Koh Touch Village in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Chicken Lasagne hot meal on board AirAsia flight from Sihanoukville to Kuala Lumpur 

On my flight back from Sihanoukville to Kuala Lumpur; I tried Chicken Lasagne for lunch on board. The portion is quite generous and comes with chucky vegetables. When you book your flight don’t forget to pre-book your inflight meals as well; you'll get your meal faster and cheaper compared to when you order on board. 

12 comments:

  1. they also have a very beautiful and charming sea should be there in holiday calendar next year hehehe ..

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  2. nice place! looks so fun, and i love Crabs and seafood too! so.. maybe my next plan! hehe

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  3. Cambodia is so beautiful! I recently went island hopping too but in Krabi Thailand :)

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  4. I have always cursed myself for missing out on other parts of Cambodia. I had only been to Siem Reap. Now I need to go back to complete my Cambodian sojourn!

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  5. We would go for the crabs and seafood but the beaches are amazing. This is going to be our next travel destination if we travel to Asia one day.

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  6. Omg nice trip. You have a lot of funs. Next time I would like to go there too.

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  7. SO envy.. Such a lovely beach.. I love seaside very much!

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  8. It looks so fun, and u cover it so details. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. I'm so obsessed with swing by the beaches. Haha... another great place for photo opp.

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  10. It would be interesting to watch the movie... is it entitled "Koh Rong?" Is the French survivor staying there?

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  11. Such beautiful sandy beaches. I guess if not for the different structures on the beach I won't be able to tell one from the other.

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  12. looks like an amazing place to visit.. definitely on my list of where to go....

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