Cambodia was formerly known as Kampuchea; it is a country located in the Southeast Asia which is bordered by Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Cambodia is a well-known for its fabulous heritage, warm-friendly people and untamed wild landscape.
To the West of Cambodia, there is Sihanoukville, a coastal city renowned for its sea port and beach resorts. Sihanoukville is a famous yacht charter destination in Cambodia and attracts many visitors all year round.
The sailing conditions in Cambodia are superb, with its warm tropical climate and consistent trade winds of 10 to 15 knots all year round, make it an idyllic sailing destination.
The sailing area is vast; it covers about 100 nautical miles of tropical coastline and pristine bays with about 30 beautiful islands to explore from Koh Kong in the North to Koh Wai in the southern outermost island.
While yacht chartering in Cambodia, you will find that it is an intoxicating place where the future is waiting to be shaped. There are a large variety of places that are worth a visit.
During a yacht charter break in the region, if you have enough time, the biggest city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is worth a visit. You can visit the most revered image of the city which is the Emerald Buddha.
You can also visit the famous places like the national museum of arts, Wat Ounalom, Wat Phnom or the Choeung Ek Excution area.
For yacht charterers who love beaches, they cannot miss Sihanoukville which is full of beautiful beaches like Otres Beach or Serendipity.
Yacht charters itineraries from Cambodia is an open gateway to other interesting destinations in the Southeast Asian coasts. The most famous yacht charter itineraries start at Sihanoukville in the southern part of Cambodia.
From there, you will have the chance to discover the gulf of Thailand and the unspoiled islands surrounding Sihanoukville. The islands of Cambodia are truly pristine and completely unspoiled.
You can visit Bamboo Island or take a longer trip to Koh Rong or Samloem which are 2 large islands dotted with white sand beaches and quiet fishing villages.
Scuba diving is a popular activity in Sihanoukville, especially in the clear waters of Koh Tang.