Top ChoiceFarm in Kep

Sothy's Pepper Farm

One of the friendliest farms to visit, Sothy is passionate about his product and will gladly elaborate on the history and process behind the 'champagne of pepper'. Short tours are free and there's a wonderful...

Top ChoiceNational Park in Kep

Kep National Park

Kep National Park

The interior of Kep peninsula is occupied by Kep National Park, where an 8km circuit, navigable by foot, mountain bike, or motorbike, begins behind Veranda Natural Resort. Led Zep Cafe is responsible for the...

Top ChoiceMarket in Kep

Crab Market

Eating at the crab market – a row of wooden waterfront restaurants by a wet fish market – is a quintessential Kep experience. Fresh crabs fried with Kampot pepper are a taste sensation. Crabs are kept alive in...

Top ChoiceInternational in Kampot

Twenty Three Bistro

Hot damn, there's now a twice-baked cheddar soufflé in Kampot, and this is the place that loses money making it for you. We're not sure how the owners manage it, but this seems to be haute cuisine on clearance,...

Top ChoiceCambodian in Sihanoukville

Sandan

Loosely modelled on the beloved Phnom Penh institution Romdeng, this superb restaurant is an extension of the vocational-training programs for at-risk Cambodians run by local NGO M’lop Tapang. The menu features...

Top ChoiceBar in Koh Rong

Sky Bar

Perched way up on the hill overlooking the pier, Sky Bar is Koh Rong's most sophisticated bar, with professional cocktails, a rocking gen-X soundtrack and modern vegetarian and vegan food (raw bowls, anyone?)....

Top ChoiceCafe in Kampot

Cafe Espresso

It's worth the trip to this cafe on the outskirts of town. The owners are real foodies and offer a global menu that traipses from vegetarian quesadillas to Brazilian-style pork sandwiches and has some especially...

Top ChoiceBar in Kampot

Karma Traders

Reserve Tuesday nights for a visit to Karma Traders' rooftop bar, where there's live music, US$2 tacos (try the Coca-Cola pulled pork) and two-for-one drinks if you can beat the bartender in rock, paper,...

Top ChoiceCocktail Bar in Kep

Sailing Club

With a small beach, a breezy wooden bar and a wooden jetty poking out into the sea, this is one of Cambodia’s top sundowner spots. The Asian-fusion food is excellent and you can get your crab fix here, too....

Top ChoiceCambodian in Koh Sdach Archipelago

May's Kitchen

A great local restaurant in the Mean Chey Guesthouse complex. May shops at the market each morning and bases her Khmer and Thai dishes on what's available, often including pepper-and-garlic pork and crab. To...

Nature Reserve in Koh Kong City

Peam Krasaop Wildlife Sanctuary

Anchored to alluvial islands – some no larger than a house – this 260-sq-km sanctuary’s magnificent mangroves protect the coast from erosion, offer vital breeding and feeding grounds for fish, shrimp and...

Island in Kep

Koh Tonsay

Koh Tonsay

If you like the rustic beachcomber lifestyle, Koh Tonsay's 250m-long main beach is for you. This is a place to while away hours or days doing little but lazing on the beach, napping, reading, sipping cocktails,...

Temple in Takeo

Phnom Da

The twin hills of Phnom Da are spectacularly isolated Mont-St-Michel-style by annual floods, which require guests to arrive via Takeo on a 45-minute open-air boat ride. One hill is topped by a temple whose...

Island in The Southern Islands

Koh Thmei

The large island of Koh Thmei is part of Ream National Park. It was once slated for a major development, including a bridge to the mainland, but as projects elsewhere have taken priority, this bird-laden island...

Cambodian in Kampot

Khmer Roots Cafe

Owner Soklim's team will help you cook your own Cambodian meal at this small, family-run cafe out on Lake Tomnop Tek Krolar (aka 'Secret Lake'), near La Plantation, about 45 minutes east of Kampot via dusty back...

Beach in Koh Rong

Long Set Beach

Past the Koh Tuch Beach headland (near Treehouse Bungalows) is Long Set Beach. Walk another half-hour along the sand and encounter little more than hermit crabs. A handful of hostels and boutique resorts are...

Italian in Kampot

Armando's Food in Progress

Ah, the joys of skilled Italian chefs washing up in provincial Cambodia to prepare gourmet Neapolitan pizzas and Italian forest-mushroom risotto, beautifully presented and washed down with an Italian red, all for...

Bar in Kampot

Infamata

With its shabby-chic interior and Botero-esque painting of a reclining lady behind the bar, Infamata is long on atmosphere and backs it up with professional cocktails, craft gin and boutique beer. Live music...

Portuguese in Kampot

Tertúlia

Tertúlia offers nothing less than a beautiful Portuguese dining experience, complete with a wine bar. Steaks and locally sourced seafood are slow cooked and delicious. Wash them down with port (US$2.50 to US$12)...

Beach in Koh Rong Sanloem

Saracen Bay

Saracen Bay is an almost impossibly beautiful 2.5km-long crescent of white sand on the island's east coast, lined by two dozen or so resorts. Saracen Bay is under serious pressure from developers, who in 2019...