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Sihanoukville is the premier beach city of Cambodia and is home to several white sandy beaches, tropical islands, and dense forests.
The beautiful resort city lies at the edge of the elevated peninsula near the Gulf of Thailand. The City evolved with the construction of the country's first and only deep-water port and Sihanoukville autonomous port is the gateway to Cambodia’s sea trade and commerce.
The city is the home to less than 90,000 people and Chinese nationals constitute a large proportion of the population, followed by Russian expats. Nations from countries like Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Australia are also found here in lesser numbers.
The city is packed with bars, casinos, and restaurants serving authentic delicacies. There is a great selection of fresh seafood available such as crab, fish, prawn, and squid. There are also several multi-cuisine restaurants offering Australian, Indian, German and Italian cuisines.
Ochcheuteal and Serendipity are the popular beaches of the city. Water sports such as scuba diving and snorkeling are popular amongst tourists. The beachside bars and clubs run into the early hours of the morning. You will experience a vibrant nightlife here and foreign nationals own many of the restaurants, bars, guesthouses, and resorts of the city.
Find the latest rental rates on the Sihanoukville property market
The demand for accommodation continues to increase with the growing expat population. You will find service apartments, shop houses, condos and posh villas for good rental prices. However, the rents are relatively higher than in the previous years. The main investors from outside of Cambodia come from China and It is no wonder that the Chinese dominate the real estate market to a greater extent.
Large families, who intend to stay in Sihanoukville for the long-term duration, prefer renting Villas. Luxury villas consist of a private garden, swimming pool, terrace, balcony, gym, and a squash court and there is ample parking available and CCTV camera 24/7. Villas that are available for rent contain a TV, mattress, stove, oven, Wi-Fi, Refrigerator and Air Conditioner
Hillside villas provide an amazing panoramic view of lush forests and landscape. Located at a calm locality, you will have privacy here. Living in a hillside villa is like taking a step closer to Mother Nature. Sea view villas are situated close to the white sandy beaches and you have the added benefit of the sounds of the sea to relax to from your balcony.
For small villas, the monthly rental is anywhere between $1000 and $2500. Large villas with more than 6 beds are as expensive as $6000 per month.
The province of Sihanoukville comprises of four sangkats (districts) and an autonomous port. Listed below are the popular tourists and expats areas.
The city itself is quite compact, and you can travel around using tuk-tuks, rent a motorbike or cycle to the nearest areas. You can rent taxis, to commute to nearby provinces and cities. The NH4 connects Sihanoukville with Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Sihanoukville International Airport is 18 km away from the city center which makes it easy for travelers and residents to transit to the other important cities of Asia.
Sixty small islands are in the Gulf of Thailand, and a ferry ride will take you to those secluded spots. Koh Rong Island and Koh Rong Sanloem Island arguably are the most magnificent islands off the coast. Dumbbell-shaped with a dense jungle interior, Koh Rong is a pristine island rarely visited by other travelers. Tourists admire Kbal Chhay waterfall for its mesmerizing beauty and are located 16 km away from the downtown Sihanoukville, it serves as a source of drinking water. You can experience the thrill and adventure of Ream National Park, which is 18 km away from the city.
You can find many pagodas lying beside scenic backgrounds. Khmer is the official language of the city, yet you will find most of the residents speaking English or Mandarin.
There are a good number of public and International schools available and the International French School, or Ecole Française de Sihanoukville is Sihanoukville's branch of the French schools that are found all over the world.