Kep attractions

Top Choice National Park in Kep

Kep National Park

The interior of Kep peninsula is occupied by Kep National Park, where an 8km circuit, navigable by foot and mountain bike, winds through thick forest passing by wats and viewpoints. Quirky yellow signs point the way…
Island in Kep

Koh Tonsay

If you like the rustic beachcomber lifestyle, Koh Tonsay's 250m-long main beach is for you, but come now as the island is tagged for development. The beach is one of the nicest of any of the Kep-area islands, but do…
Buddhist Temple in Kep

Wat Kiri Sela

This Buddhist temple sits at the foot of Phnom Kompong Trach, a dramatic karst formation riddled with more than 100 caverns and passageways. From the wat, an underground passage leads to a fishbowl-like formation, s…
Beach in Kep

Kep Beach

This handkerchief-sized strip of sand is Kep's only proper beach. In the prewar period, powder-white sand was trucked in from other beaches and this practice began again in 2013, ensuring the beach is now in better …
Farm in Kep

Sothy's Pepper Farm

One of the friendliest pepper farms to visit, Sothy's has a shop and offers short tours that explain the history and process behind the Kampot pepper industry. It's about 17km northeast of central Kep. There's also …
Farm in Kep

Kep Butterfly Garden

This small and beautifully kept flower-filled garden is home to myriad butterflies. You can cycle or motorbike here, or hike here from the Kep National Park trail by taking the off-shooting 'Connection Path' track.
Beach in Kep

Coconut Beach

This 'beach' has dining platforms and food shacks, but not really any sand as such. It begins a few hundred metres southeast of Kep Beach, just past the town's famous giant crab statue.
Buddhist Temple in Kep

Wat Samathi

Sitting atop a hill overlooking Kep, this tranquil wat has gorgeous views over the coast. You can take the off-shooting 'Samathi Path' from Kep National Park's main trail to get here.
Statue in Kep

Giant Crab Statue

This oversized statue of a crab, sitting just offshore, proudly shows off what Kep is most famed for.
Buddhist Temple in Kep

Wat Samot Raingsey

This very modest Buddhist temple sits at the beginning of a trailhead into Kep National Park that leads past some small pagodas, a nunnery and onto the Sunset Rock viewpoint.