Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia
Golden Lion Traffic Circle, Krong Preah Sihanouk
Preah Sihanouk, as known as Sihanoukville, is one of the national tourist provinces in Cambodia. Preah Sihanouk is located in the southwest of Cambodia, which is around 226 kilometers from Phnom Penh, and the travel duration is about 4 hours and 30 minutes via national road 3 or 41.
Preah Sihanouk or Sihanoukville is the honor named of former King Norodom Sihanouk who established the Sihanouk City and the Sihanouk municipal district. That province is the economic tourism; people there do their living with seafood or making their own business area in the Sihanouk City.
How to Get There?
Traveling to Preah Sihanouk or Sihanoukville by bus costs around USD 9 to USD 10 with the travel duration of around 4 hours while traveling by VIP van costs around USD 10 to USD 12 with the travel duration of around 4 hours as well. Moreover, private taxis are also available with the rental price of around USD 60 for one way. However, you can also get there by your own transportation.
Places to Visit
In Preah Sihanouk or Sihanoukville, there are many activities to do such as swimming, sun bathing, visiting islands on vacation, shopping, or motorcycling around the town. The most popular beaches are Ocher Teal Beach, Otres Beach, Hawaii Beach, and Independence Beach. Moreover, there is also a waterfall called Kbal Chhay Waterfall with amazing view.
The Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit Preah Sihanouk Province or Sihanoukville is on dry season, which is from November to May.