The island of Koh Rong do not always scream luxury, but there are plenty of resorts that offer the little luxuries of home to those who take the time to visit this little piece of paradise. Everyone who visits will find that they can spend their days and nights however they wish, while being completely pampered by the staff at each one of these Koh Rong luxury resorts.
Here are the 8 best Koh Rong luxury resorts:
1. Song Saa Resort
The Song Saa Resort is a favorite Koh Rong luxury resort, because it is located over on the private islands of Song Saa, which includes both Koh Quen and Koh Bong. Visitors will love spending their time on both these islands, but it will be the luxurious villas with private bathrooms that really make them feel at home. Each villa has a comfy living room, complete with a television, iPod docking station, and even a mini bar. The addition of a sundeck just completes the luxurious feel of each special accommodation. During their stay, guests can participate in yoga and meditation sessions, enjoy a spa treatment, and have fun with all sorts of water sports. The best part is that the on-site restaurant serves fabulous western and Cambodian cuisine, while the Lounge serves incredible cocktails.
2. The Royal Sands Koh Rong
The Royal Sands Koh Rong is not as close to the beach as some of the other Koh Rong luxury resorts, but it still isn’t too far from Sok San Beach. This resort offers luxurious villas that are complete with tropical décor, as well as an outdoor lounging area. Each villa has a bathroom with both indoor and outdoor showers, while a few of the villas offer private swimming pools too. The spa is the perfect place for guests to spend the day, as they get pampered during treatments. Those who have been pampered enough will want to enjoy the area’s activities, which includes snorkeling, bicycling, and much more. The on-site restaurant, The Chill Beach Bar & Grill, serves a good variety of dishes that include European, Asian, and Mediterranean options.
3. Tamu Koh Rong
Tamu Koh Rong might be more of a hotel on the island, but it offers quite as many luxurious qualities as the other Koh Rong luxury resorts. Every guest will stay in a beautiful room, complete with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a private bathroom, and a terrace. In the mornings, a continental, Asian, and American breakfast is offered to guests. Staff is available at the front desk every hour of the day and night, which is helpful for those guests who find themselves with questions of what to do during their stay. Everyone can swim in the outdoor pool, hike the nearby trails, and spend time at the private beach just steps away from their room.
4. Long Set Resort
The Long Set Resort can be found right on the shores of Long Set Beach. This Koh Rong luxury resort features thirty-three luxury rooms that either offer spectacular views of the pool or the sparkling water of the sea. While all the rooms have a private bathroom, a few go a step further with a hot tub feature. Guests will love the staff at the front desk, as well as the ever-present concierge service, who can arrange for transportation services. In between time in the water snorkeling and diving, most guests will also want to do a little island hopping. Those who are looking for a little less action, might be happy shopping at the on-site stores, while others will grab a bicycle and ride to the nearby villages and waterfall. The on-site Long Set Restaurant and Bar serves fabulous cocktails, as well as Asian and western cuisine.
5. Reef on the Beach
Reef on the Beach is a Koh Rong luxury Resort that is also located on Long Set Beach. The beachfront rooms offer gorgeous rooms, as well as private bathrooms will free toiletries. While a few guests will spend their time in the water, either snorkeling or canoeing, most of them will do the thirty-minute walk to Koh Touch. That area is where people will find many shops, restaurants, and an extraordinary party scene.
6. Sok San Beach Resort
Each one of the wooden bungalows at the Sok San Beach Resort has a private bathroom, as well as a private balcony for relaxing. Sok San Beach is only steps away from most of the accommodations, and the open-air lounge, restaurant, and bar all face towards the water to create an amazing atmosphere. Guests will spend their days at the beach, in the water, out on the cycling trails, and even inside the kitchen, as they take a cooking class or two. A few guests will even take advantage of the massage services that are available.
7. Paradise Bungalows Koh Rong
Paradise Bungalows Koh Rong is just steps away from Tui Beach and guests can easily walk to Koh Touch Village in no time at all. While guests will love their rooms, most of them will prefer to be on this Koh Rong luxury resort’s sun terrace, as they look out towards the water and the sand. The on-site restaurant and bar are the perfect place to grab a drink and a bite to eat.
8. Palm Beach Bungalow Resort
This Koh Rong luxury resort offers tranquility along with amazing views of the water. Every room has a private bathroom, as well as a private balcony. The beach area is perfect for those who want to lounge and those who want a little more action with canoeing, snorkeling, and diving. When people are hungry and thirsty, they can venture over to the on-site restaurant and bar. The one thing that every guest will want to make note of when they reserve their accommodations here is that they will need to take the Palm Beach Ferry from Sihanoukville. If they take another boat, it will take them much longer to arrive at their destination.
These are eight of the best Koh Rong luxury resorts on the islands and travelers will want to make sure that they stay at them during their visit, especially if they want an extraordinary experience.