Home of mysterious Angkor complex, which is known as the most breathtaking man-made wonder in the world. Cambodia also boasts virgin jungles, fascinating cities and unspoiled luxury beach resorts. With the wonderful blend of cultural and natural beauties that the country features, Cambodia is truly an exotic honeymoon destination in Southeast Asia.
Yet to experience its rapid growth in tourism compared to its neighbors, Cambodia has retained its authentic charm and unspoiled beaches. The country is described as a golden phoenix rising from the ashes of its turbulent past, it is really a destination on the up. Couples who traveled to Cambodia in search of mysterious Khmer temples, unique culture and a luxury honeymoon were in for a surprise.
Explore the mysterious Angkor temples
Begin with Siem Reap in the northwest of Cambodia, where honeymooners looking for a spot of history and culture will be satisfied by the most famous Angkor Wat. Most romantically to be seen at sunrise when the crowds haven’t arrived yet, and you both experience a short of life-changing. Angkor is a truly spectacular collection of world treasures, such as the Ta Prohm temple being swallowed by jungle, or the Bayon temple filled with smiling stone faces and many more.
For a greater touch of romance, there are luxurious cruises on the well-known Tonle Sap lake ranging from three to seven days, and many other less-visited towns and regions that our luxury travel consultants can incorporate into your honeymoon in Cambodia.
Take in the modern Cambodia life
The capital Phnom Penh is the city for a taste of modern Cambodia life, where you will find French colonial influences, busy local markets and colorful rooftop bars. The mingling of the colonial and Khmer styles earned the city’s nickname “Pearl of Asia”. Visit the Royal Palace and the famous Silver Pagoda to view the city’s most beautiful architects. For more of recent history of Cambodia, visit the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. You may also want to take a sunset cruise on the Mekong, or relax at vibrant cafes, or perhaps enjoy a cocktail on the roof top bar at the famous Foreign Correspondents Club.
Relax on Sandy Beach Resorts
At the end, head to the coastal towns of Sihanoukville or Kep in search of sun, sea, sand and pretty enchanting beach resorts. Though the pristine sandy beaches and astounding ocean of southern Cambodia have always been here, it has taken a while for some luxurious resorts to catch up. The hotly anticipated Song Saa Private Island resort is very much living up to high expectations, among a number of great properties, and are waiting for you to experience.
One of the best things about honeymoon in Cambodia is that, its coastline is dotted with small lovely islands, and so you can swim on a different beach every day. A certain amount relaxation is the key to a great honeymoon, and there are many wonderful spa treatments and fabulous local cuisines for you to explore with your lover.
So your honeymoon in Cambodia can be tailor-made to your interests, you can simply lounge on the beach or intersperse the relaxation with the county’s history and culture, Cambodia is truly an exotic honeymoon destination.
Best time for Honeymoon in Cambodia
The best time to travel Cambodia is between November and February, when temperatures are mild enough to explore the temples in comfort but warm enough to sunbathe by the coast. If you prefer to dodge the crowds and go when the beaches are quieter, the best time for a honeymoon in Cambodia is from May to early October.