Cambodia Yacht Charter
The Kingdom of Cambodia, as it is officially known, is a beautiful holiday and charter destination situated in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia between Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand. The pure, clean beaches and the beautiful islands, rich culture and a great history make the Cambodian Coastline & Islands a great place to sail while on a South East Asia yacht charter.
Cambodia boasts several natural advantages that make her the ideal maritime playground including beautiful islands, untouched coral reefs which shelter a myraid of tropical fish and marine life, friendly people, a fascinating culture and fabulous food. Cambodia is a majestic and mysterious paradise that provides a luxury yacht charter experience like no other. From cloud-capped mountain peaks to a rich jungle paradise to the pure clean white beaches lined with green palm trees, Cambodia is sure to impress.
Cambodia also provides superb sailing conditions in a warm tropical climate, with consistent trade winds blowing 10 to 15 knots all year round. The idyllic sailing destination of Cambodia covers some 100 nautical miles of tropical coastline, with pristine bays, and around 30 beautiful islands to explore from Koh Kong in the north to Koh Wai the southern outer most islands.
Cambodia as yacht charter destination also offers a rich history and culture. From the incredible majesty of Angkor Wat temple to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh that remembers the countries brutal past, to the pristine beaches and kind Cambodian people, Cambodia offers something to suit everyone’s sense of adventure while on a luxury yacht charter.
Chartering a yacht in Cambodia
A destination not to be missed while on a luxury yacht charter in Cambodia is the port city of Sihanoukville which features white sand beaches and lush tropical islands just off the coast. Sihanoukville has Cambodia’s principal deep-water maritime port and is surrounded on 3 sides by the Bay of Thailand.
While of your yacht charter in Sihanoukville, enjoy swimming and sun bathing, trips to the islands, fishing, and snorkelling and scuba diving. Onshore you can visit one of the many themed restaurants and bars, owned by people from all over the world. Buddhist temples, mountain biking, dirt biking, walking around the central market, shopping, and seeing the Cambodian culture are also popular activities.
Next destination to move in Cambodia through the yacht charter is Kampot. This small town is a blend of Cambodian, French, and Chinese architecture. The tranquil atmosphere of the place is the factor which draws the attention of the tourists.
Koh Hong is yet another ‘not be missed’ place in Cambodia when you have set out to explore the country while you are on yacht charter. Still untouched by mankind, this natural wonderland offers provides Eco tourism as one of the specialities of the place. Other yachting destinations to be experienced on a yacht charter holiday tour in the Kingdom of Cambodia are Kep and Rabbit Island.
Cambodia has plenty of islands in front of Sihanoukville's, Kep's and Koh Kong's coast, but just a few of them have basic development. Most of them are still untouched which make them the perfect place to explore from the comfort of a luxury motor yacht or sailing yacht.
So be among the lucky few that get to experience cruising on a yacht in Cambodia. Enjoy island hopping, diving, fishing, trekking to waterfalls in the rain forest, and exploring the wonderful tropical island paradises. Thick with jungle and teeming with marine life, Cambodia is a yachting destination well-suited for outdoor enthusiasts and pleasure-seekers alike.
Other Attractions in Cambodia
Other than yachting, other places to enjoy in Cambodia inlcude Kirirom national park which is located in Phnom Sruoch district. The place is home to animals like Asian elephant, tiger, leopard, spotted Linsang, deer, Pileated Gibbon, and Gaur. The place also has many lakes and waterfalls.
Another attraction of the Kingdom of Cambodia is the Bokor Hill Station where you can see the Bokor palace hotel. You can also go to the caves near Kampot, formed of limestone they display very interesting formations of rocks. Also, the pepper plantation in Kampot should not be missed when you are there.
The capital and largest city of Cambodia is Phnom Penh, located on the banks of the Mekong River. Founded in 1434, and once known as the pearl of Asia, the city is noted for its beautiful and historical architecture and attractions. There is a number of surviving French colonial buildings scattered along the grand boulevards and the royal palace is located here. It is the country’s commercial, economic and political hub. A mixture of Cambodian hospitality, Asian exotica and Indochinese charm await tourist who visit to Phnom Penh. While chartering a yacht in Cambodia, you could incorporate a trip to Phnom Penh at the beginning or end of your charter.
To the left is a small selection of superyachts available in South East Asia. Please see a full list of yachts available in Asia here, or contact a CharterWorld consultant here to find out which yachts may be visiting Cambodia on charter.