Cambodia

Captivating Antiquity

The magnificent and mysterious Angkor temple complex eclipses all other monuments in Cambodia, perhaps in all of South East Asia. But not to look beyond Siem Reap and Angkor Wat would be to miss out on seeing the Irrawaddy dolphins, the river homes of Tonle Sap Lake, traditional silk weaving and so much more. Best of all, Cambodia can easily be combined with a visit to neighboring country for a truly diverse adventure.

Cambodia

Captivating Antiquity

Welcome to Cambodia. Please explore the respective categories in the menu to the left. Should you require further information or assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

Stay

Curated Hotels

The majority of Cambodia's worthwhile luxury hotel experiences are to be found in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, ranging from small boutique gems to top end global brands. Indeed some of Asia's finest deluxe properties are based in Cambodia with an ever-growing number of fine resorts emerging year on year.

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Indulge

Health & Relaxation

Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Cambodia is slowly becoming a contender for the title of 'best spa destination in South East Asia', owing to an abundance of treatment centers in Siem Reap and several new holistic health and relaxation retreats under development. The amazing Song Saa private island is a perfect example of the level of pampering one can now enjoy in Cambodia.

Indulge

Health & Relaxation

A little rest goes a long way. You spend enough time dealing with the stresses of life. Come away with us and rebalance, relax and feel reborn. Below is a list of – by no means exhaustive – health and relaxation related recommendations. Download our itineraries from the SAMPLE page for more inspiration or drop us a message!

The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.
Bodia Spa (Siem Reap & Phnom Penh)
Angkor Spa (Phnom Penh)
Spa Bliss (Phnom Penh)
Kainnora Spa (Siem Reap)
Nataraj Yoga Studio (Phnom Penh)
Origins Spa at Sojourn Boutique Villas(Siem Reap)
Mudita Spa (Siem Reap)
Champei Spa and Salon (Phnom Penh)

Immerse

Cultural Experiences

Certainly Angkor Wat and outlying ancient temples steal the limelight and are Cambodia's greatest assets, not to be missed. Cambodia is about more than temples however. Consider the harrowing but ultimately very moving Killing Fields experience. Contemplate sailing on the Mekong on a luxury barge. Think about the old French Colonial towns and sundowner cocktails on a Phnom Penh rooftop.

Immerse

Cultural Experiences

What inspires aspiring travelers? What is their dream image of Cambodia? Our team and our local guides compiled a short list of some of the most memorable and original activities we could think of. To inspire. To dream. Need more suggestions? Please download our sample itineraries from the SAMPLE page or contact us.

Silk Island
Mekong waterworld
Mainland Dolphins
Angkorian Beaches
Indiana 'Angkor' Jones
Helicopter Angkor Wat
Khmer Gymkhana
Healing from the Rouge

Savor

Local Cuisine

Cambodian cooking, better known as Khmer cuisine, is typified by its freshness and rich, savory taste. Common dishes include fish and rice, mixed with an abundance of fresh ingredients such a lime, ground beef, fruit, lemon grass and fish paste. Khmer food can proudly claim to be one of the oldest cuisines in the world, and because of its limited use of fat, one of the healthiest.

Savor

Local Cuisine

Yin & Yang. Horse & Carriage. Laurel & Hardy. Travel & Food. You shouldn’t accept the former without the latter. It is said that ‘love goes trough the stomach’ and we certainly want you to love our trips. So here’s some useful information about Cambodian cuisine, may it tempt you to download our sample itineraries or get in touch.

Bai Sach Chrouk
What’s in it:sliced and grilled pork, coconut milk, garlic broken rice, freshly picked cucumbers, daikon Radish, chicken broth, scallions, fried onions. Why we love it:This breakfast dish is served throughout Cambodian street corners and no two dishes are ever the same. The simple charcoal grill brings out the sweetness of the pork, which contrasts perfectly with the soft rice and rich earthiness of the chicken broth. This is a wonderful and contemplative meal to be enjoyed in Cambodia.
Fish Amok
What’s in it:slok ngor (local herb), fish, coconut milk, lemongrass, turmeric, garlic, shallots, galangal, Chinese Ginger. Why we love it:Traditionally served on a banana leaf or coconut half shell, Fish Amok is a must try for western guests who have never had a chance to enjoy this ‘Fish Mousse’ delicacy. When steamed the combination of fresh river fish and Khmer Curry forms rich custard that unleashes the fragrance of the fish and the herbs into a sublime dish. This is a must try for all guests dining on Khmer cuisine.
Laap Khmer
What’s in it: Sliced Beef, lime juice, lemongrass, shallots, garlic, fish sauce, Thai basil, mint, green beans, green peppers, chilies. Why we love it:For those looking for a rich and light play on beef, The Lap Khmer is an opus of both flavor and texture. Though the beef is sometimes seared, oftentimes it will be presented ‘ceviche style’ with a simple marinating of lime juice. This renders the meat incredibly fresh and sweet as it stands in contrast to the crunch of the freshly dressed vegetables. You will enjoy the refreshing quality of these ingredients, as well as the addictive heat provided by the chilies
Nom Banh Chok
What’s in it:rice noodles, fish, green curry, lemongrass, turmeric, kaffir lime, mint leaves, bean sprouts, green beans, banana flower, cucumber Why we love it:Perhaps the most common Cambodian breakfast, Nom Banh Chok can often be seen carried in baskets balanced on bamboo poles to and from the morning markets. The delicious combination of fish, rice and the freshness of the vegetables is the best wake-up call we can think off after a hard day of trekking and adventuring in Cambodia!
Kdam Chaa
What’s in it:Kep Fried Crab, Kampot peppers Why we love it:This dish is more famous for the regions it highlights rather than the complexity of the meal. Far too many travelers skip over the tranquil and pastoral sea towns of Kep and Kampot. In doing so they are missing some of Southeast Asia’s most flavorful crustaceans and flavorful chilies. This dish is a must try for those who like heat when dining on seafood and enjoy simple but beautiful flavoring notes being used to highlight the main focus of a dish.
Kuy Teav
What’s in it:rice or egg noodles, pork, beef, meatballs, herbs, scallions, fried garlic, sweet hoisin and chili sauce, lime halves, pork broth. Why we love it:A close cousin to Pho, Kuy Teay offers guests a chance to try this ubiquitous noodle soup with clearer and cleaner notes than are found in the Vietnam equivalent. The dish’s flavor emanates from the quality of the meats used and the simple light pork broth which allows you to focus on both the crisp sharp flavor of the fresh herbs and vegetables.
Num Sang Khya L’peou
What’s in it:egg yolk, palm sugar, coconut milk, pumpkin. Why we love it:One of our favorite deserts in Indochina, this dish focuses on using the natural sweetness of the Cambodian pumpkin to form a delicious treat. The pumpkins are scooped out, filled with the custard mixture, then baked or steamed to form a delicious treat with coconut milk then poured on top. A must try for those who like their desserts healthy and natural, along with enjoying the wonderful presentation of the pumpkin turned bowl!
A small sample of our preferred dining venues in Cambodia… 
Romdeng (Phnom Penh)
For those who wish to dine in a beautiful setting on exotic fare we recommend the Romdeng. Here you will be able to sample Cambodian staples of both the city and the country. This ranges from delicious and elegant fish amok, to deep-fried tarantulas or tree ants. This restaurant fully embraces both the modern and the pastoral when it comes to the history of the country’s cooking. The restaurant is housed in a colonial villa with a small pool to facilitate a beautiful atmosphere.
Cuisine Wat Damnak (Siem Reap)
In the vein of locally sourced ingredients and farm to table dining, Cuisine Wat Damnak stands out as an elegant and socially responsible dining choice in Angkor Wat. The dining here focuses on preparing beautiful dishes from around Cambodia and Indochina, with excellent high quality ingredients. In keeping with embracing Cambodian heritage and culture, the restaurant is set in a beautiful and traditional Khmer House to give you a sense of home and hospitality while you dine in this adventurous city.
Jaan Bai (Battambang)
A wonderful and holistic dining experience in the well-preserved French Colonial atmosphere of Battambang, Jaan Bai offers guests an incredible dining experience. Inside, you will find a modern take on Khmer cuisine with Khmer Tapas and art from local Khmer painters. The staff here is a mix of those seasoned in hospitality as well as Cambodian youth taken under their wing to learn a valuable skill set. All products used here are organic and locally sourced from the kitchen garden or local farmers. This restaurant is a must try to see the face of the ‘new’ Cambodia.
Holy Crab (Kep)
Located in the Kep Crab market, the delicious and upscale Holy Crab restaurant is our top choice for introducing you to the main delicacy of this seaside town. Their Crab with Kampot pepper is second to none. Other seafood dishes are expertly executed with a strong focus on customer service and ambiance (the restaurant is literally next to the ocean). Making for a phenomenal experience in this little visited portion of Cambodia.
FCC (Phnom Penh)
Brilliantly located on the Sisowath Quay between the Mekong River and the National Museum, the FCC (Foreign Correspondents' Club) is known equally for its great atmosphere and its place in history as the hangout of journalists during the Vietnam and Khmer Rouge conflicts. This restaurant is a must visit, so you may feel for a day like a far-flung writer, first surveying an incredible and delicate land.
Haven Training Restaurant (Siem Reap)
Lost in the hustle and clamor over the Angkor Wat Ruins, its easy to forget that Cambodia is a country still struggling to find its footing. Amazing, non-profits like the Haven Training Restaurant are helping the country take these first steps, by offering opportunities and training skills not readily found in the country. Here you will be able to dine on delicious Khmer and European fare, all prepared by chefs and their sous chefs, orphans from Siem Reap orphanages. This restaurant is a must try both for delicious food, a great atmosphere in the downtown of Siem Reap, and for the chance to help a dynamic nation become great once again.
Malis (Phnom Penh)
Opened in 2005 by superstar and native Phnom Penher Luu Meng, Malis was the first salvo fired to mark Cambodia’s return to the culinary map. Here you will find expertly prepared Khmer fare, with a slightly modern twist or update. The goal being to show suit and tie diners that traditional Cambodian meals can be presented with a sophistication and elegance that allows Cambodia to step out on its own. This restaurant should be a must visit for your time in Phnom Penh to see how far the country has progressed both economically and in a culinary sense.

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Cambodia offers a bewildering range of activities, sights and experiences. We want you to enjoy a holiday that caters to YOUR interests and ambitions and as such we offer, for your consideration, this set of downloadable itineraries, each with a different theme or route. We hope it will assist in the planning of your journey and we welcome your feedback or questions. Please check back frequently as we add more itineraries on a regular basis. Please enter your name and email to begin the download. All documents are guaranteed free of ads, viruses or other malicious software.
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On the riverbanks of the Kampong River, surrounded by the Elephant Mountains of southern Cambodia, in the charming city of Kampot, a warm welcoming lodge invites guests to a haven of decompression. The Rikitikitavi is a Cambodian-style decorated residence with modern amenities and a relaxed and friendly environment of decompression.