Sihanoukville is a seaside town which hosts some of Southeast Asia’s best beaches. The city honors the name of the “Father of the Nation”, King Norodom Sihanouk (meaning the Jaw of the Lion)
Sihanoukville is situated 230km from Phnompenh and served by Sihanoukville International Airport, around 18km from its centre. Massive economic plan has been made to turn Sihanoukville into a tourist hub and an important commercial port of the nation.
Sihanoukville draws huge crowd for its secluded beaches and islands. A small archipelago is embedded by the Sihanoukville Bahia off its south and west coast. Beaches that line the west contour of the city from north to south are Victory Beach, Lamherkay Beach, Koh Pos Beach, Independence Beach, Sokha Beach, Serendipity Beach, Ochheuteal Beach and many others. The most popular beaches are Ochheuteal, Sokha, Independence and Victory. Tourists can take water taxis to the nearby islands for diving, snorkeling and game fishing.