Sok San Beach Resort Review – Koh Rong paradise

Have you ever dreamed of the perfect vacation? I do this all the time and for me the perfect place to escape the city is an island with white beaches and palm trees. This is exactly what Koh Rong is: a Cambodian paradise not yet touched by mass tourism. Situated in the Gulf of Thailand, with a surface of 78 square km, Koh Rong has it all: party beaches and secluded beaches. If you want to party, then definitely Koh Touch and Police Beach are for you. However, if you are looking for a place a bit more secluded, then I definitely recommend the Sok San Beach Resort.

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Sok San Beach Resort white beach in Koh Rong

Sok San Beach Resort is situated on the Western side of Koh Rong. A fact that few people know about this amazing place is that on this beach 2 seasons of Survivor were filmed. Initially, the Sok San Beach Resort was built for the filming crew of the show. As a Survivor fan, it was interesting to see some of the constructions used as part of the competitions in the TV show.

Sok San Beach Resort Koh Rong

With many room types to choose from, Sok San Beach Resort is suitable for both families and couples. If you are a big family, you can opt for a Villa with Sea View. However, if you are looking for the perfect place for couples I definitely recommend the Deluxe Loft (our choice).

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Sok San Beach Resort chalet Koh Rong

1. Sok San Beach Resort Deluxe Loft rooms

What I loved the most about our room was the fact that it was really spacious and beautifully decorated. I also loved all the different areas designed for work, relaxation and sleep.

Sok San Beach Resort Deluxe Loft room in Koh Rong

Sok San Beach Resort bed - room interior

We had two fully equipped private bathrooms, our own kitchen (water boiler, coffee, tea, sugar) and a terrace. The room had air conditioning, TV and of course, free WiFi.

The fact that the beach was right in front of our room was just perfect because my mornings always started with a quick swim in the turquoise water.

2. Sok San Beach Resort restaurant and menu

Sok San Beach Resort restaurant at sunset

The Sok San Beach Resort restaurant, La Terrasse, is situated right on the edge of the beach. This means that you will enjoy an amazing view over the sea while indulging yourself in the carefully prepared dishes. The restaurant offers a wide range of both Khmer and Western meals.


Sok San Beach Resort breakfast

Breakfast at Sok San Beach Resort will not disappoint you. With a wide variety of dishes to choose from, it can satisfy even the most exigent tastes. You can ask for your favorite omelette (ingredients of your choice), enjoy some fresh fruits or choose from other types of food such as: bacon, potatoes, vegetables and many more.

All day menu

The Sok San Beach Resort menu has many delicious options. From spring rolls to sandwiches, pasta, pizza, fish, Pad Thai or Khemer dishes. Everything looks yum! I found the prices affordable, ranging from 4$ to 15$.

3. Sok San Beach Resort activities

Sok San Beach Resort Koh Rong

If you are getting bored easily, don’t worry! Sok San Beach Resort provides a wide range of activities to choose from: from spending the day by the beach and swimming while enjoying a cocktail from the Sundeck Beach Bar, to observing the plankton at night or attending fishing or cooking classes.

You can also take a walk to the Sok San village and enjoy the quiet, unspoiled day-to-day life of locals.

4. How to get to Sok San Beach Resort

Sok San Beach Resort ferry

The resort organizes daily boat shuttles (45 min, 25$/ pers) from Sihanoukville Port to Sok San Beach Resort. This is the only direct service available.

Please check the schedule below (Sihanoukville – Sok San Beach Resort)

• 09:30am
• 02:00pm
• 04.30pm

For the schedule from Sok San Beach Resort to Sihanoukville please ask at the hotel.

Arrange your own transport

The second option to get to Sok San Beach Resort is to arrange your own transport and change two boats. You can take the first boat from Sihanokville to Koh Touch in Koh Rong (11$) and then take the second boat from Koh Touch to Sok San Beach (8$). Although this option is a bit cheaper, it takes about 3 hours for the whole journey, depending on the boats’ schedules.

5. Book now!

I loved my stay at Sok San Beach Resort and I will definitely get back with the first occasion. This paradise stole my heart!

May the travel bug bite you!

Disclaimer: I was welcomed at Sok San Beach Resort as a guest. As always, all opinions are my own and they reflect my true, unbiased experience. This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you.

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Aurelia Teslaru

Aurelia Teslaru is a professional travel blogger and the writer behind Daily Travel Pill. With a 4-year experience as a travel writer and photographer, Aurelia only shares travel guides about destinations that she visited.

She has been to more than 40 countries during the past 10 years and aims to explore 50 countries before turning 30 years old. Aurelia is a digital nomad who transformed her passion for travel into a lifestyle. Read more about her here.

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