Where to Eat!!

Some recommended restaurants in Siem Reap:
1. Mahob Khmer & Hot Stone
2. Amok Khmer
3. Peace Cafe (vegetarian)
4. Changkran Khmer
5. FCC by Avani
6. Chanrei Tree & Sokhak River Lounge
7. Cuisine Wat Damnak
8. Khmer Kitchen

These are just a few recommendations, and there are many more fantastic restaurants to explore in Siem Reap. Enjoy your dining experiences!

Rejuvenation & Relaxation!!

Indeed, Siem Reap offers a variety of top-notch spas for to indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation. Here are a few more top spas in Siem Reap:

1. Bodia Spa
2. Sokhak Spa
3. Mudita Spa
4. Real Spa

These spas have established their reputation for providing excellent services and creating a serene ambiance to enhance your spa experience. However, it’s always a good idea to check their websites or contact them directly for updated information on services and availability. Enjoy your spa retreat in Siem Reap!

Local Explore!

Siem Reap is indeed known for its stunning temples, beautiful nature, and vibrant tourist scene. However, there is so much more to explore and discover in this wonderful city, especially when it comes to the local experience. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions by exploring the local markets, trying authentic Khmer cuisine, and interacting with the friendly locals. Take a tuk-tuk ride through the bustling streets, visit traditional handicraft workshops, or embark on a community-based tourism experience to truly get a taste of the local life,

Road 60m: Road 60 has become a favored spot for the local community in Siem Reap to spend their evenings. It offers a lively atmosphere, particularly on weekends when locals gather here to socialize and enjoy the vibrant surroundings. Along Road 60, you’ll find an array of street foods, local cuisine, and a wide variety of local products, souvenirs, and family-friendly activities. These make it a great place to indulge in delicious food, try out different flavors, and immerse yourself in the local experience.

– Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Khmer-style street food along the scenic Siem Reap River, just a stone’s throw away from the Old Market complex. This captivating location offers an enticing array of local delicacies at incredibly reasonable prices. Immerse yourself in the rich culinary heritage of the region and embark on a gastronomic adventure that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Bakong My Village is a quaint community in Siem Reap where you can experience the traditional way of life in Cambodia. Explore rice fields, meet friendly locals, and learn about local crafts and agriculture. It’s an authentic and enriching cultural experience.

Chreav Paddy Rice Field: is a scenic spot in Siem Reap, Cambodia, perfect for an evening picnic and sunset. It offers fresh air, stunning mountain views to the west, and a peaceful ambiance that locals love.

West Baray: Your gateway to unforgettable local experiences. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of West Baray, where lush landscapes meet a pristine artificial lake. Engage in thrilling activities amidst the fresh natural surroundings and experience the local tradition of afternoon gatherings. Discover the essence of West Baray and create lasting memories.

Getting Around!

Tuk Tuk is the easiest way to get around, walking is safe!!

Getting around in Siem Reap is fairly easy as it is quite a small city, with most of the main attractions within easy reach. While the easiest way to explore the historical town is by walking, local transportation options such as remork (Tuk Tuk), motorcycle taxis and bicycles are available everywhere at affordable prices,

* We offer city bikes with free of charge (available at the villa on request)!

At the temples, your dress must cover your shoulders & knees!!

The weather in Cambodia generally falls under two categories: the wet season (May to October) and the dry season (November to April). Lightweight, loose-fitting, cotton clothing is recommended for the dry season, when the weather is hot and humid. Visitors may wish to pack long pants and long-sleeved shirts for hiking, trekking, or outdoor activities. A hat and sunglasses may be useful for when walking around under the sun. During the rainy season, visitors may want to bring a light rain poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased cheaply in Cambodia) or a sturdy umbrella!

Ways to Save!

Most of the public places are free, combined tours available

Sightseeings within Angkor complex, with Tuk Tuk is absolutely very comfortable and fun with lower price, except the remotes place which you may need a private car with higher pay,

If you need tour guide, only Angkor complex is recommended, while outside the compound is not necessary,

Combined tours is one of the best way to save and could bring you more fun and of course to know more people,

Grab” is the most reliable ride booking app, while “PassApp” is particularly popular among locals due to its better pricing,

Food Panda” is the most popular app for ordering food and it delivers directly to your villa with reasonable price,


Comfortable slip-on shoes, currency, mosquito repellent:

– In Siem Reap most are about the temple where you have to walk on stone or explore in the jungle. Some temples are huge and while some could only be accessible by feet. So be ready with your most comfortable slip-on shoes…

– We use our own currency (Riel) and as well as USD. The ATMs is very next to our villa where you can withdraw Riel or USD (24hr/7). Credit payment is available at most of the place in town and as well as at the villa.

– We recommend the mosquito repellent, sunglasses, and hat to be packed (umbrella available at the villa).

DOs & DON’Ts in Cambodia

DOs in Cambodia

– Ask for permission before taking photographs of any Cambodian people or monks.
– It is customary to remove your shoes when entering a place of worship such as a pagoda or temple. Additionally, visitors should dress appropriately when inside a religious site (upper arms and legs should be covered, hats removed).
– It is respectful to remove your shoes when entering someone’s home.
– Though not always expected, a respectful way of greeting another individual is to bow the head slightly with hands pressed together at the chest (known as “Sampeah”).

DON’Ts in Cambodia

– Don’t use your feet to point at someone.
– Don’t touch a Cambodian person on the head.
– Don’t begin eating if you are a guest at a dinner and the host has yet to take a bite. – Women should never touch male monks or hand something directly to them.
– Keep public displays of action to a respectful minimum.

Should-Try Foods & Fruits!

Some foods you should not miss during your Cambodia trip are:

អាម៉ុកត្រី Amok: A traditional Khmer dish made with fish, chicken, or tofu, cooked in a fragrant coconut curry sauce and served with steamed rice. It is one of Cambodia’s most famous and beloved dishes!

ប្រហុកខ្ទិះ Prahok Khtis: This dish consists of minced pork or beef mixed with prahok (fermented fish paste), coconut milk, and spices. It is usually served with fresh vegetables and rice!

នំបញ្ចុក Nom Panh Jok: A refreshing and tangy salad made with green mango, herbs, peanuts, and dried shrimp. It is perfect for those who enjoy a combination of sweet, sour, and savory flavors (very popular for local people with its traditional taste)!

ទឹកគ្រឿង Teuk Kreoung: A popular Khmer dipping sauce made with fresh herbs, chilies, garlic, and lime juice. It is often served with grilled meats, seafood, or vegetables!

Other Foods: មាន់ដុតទឹកឃ្មុំ Roasted Chicken with honey, ឆារគ្រឿង Chhar Kreoung, ទឹកគ្រឿងTeuk Kreoung, នំគ្រក់ Nom Krouk, បាញ់ឆែវ Banh Chhaev, ខ្នប់កូនត្រី Khnob, បុកមាន់ Bok Chicken, ត្រីដុតអំបិល Roasted River Fish…

Cambodian most popular fruits:

* Mango : Cambodia is famous for its sweet and juicy mangoes. The Cambodian mangoes are renowned for their rich flavor and vibrant color. They are often enjoyed fresh or used in various desserts and dishes.

* Banana: Cambodia has a variety of bananas, each with its own distinct taste and texture. From the sweet and small lady finger bananas to the larger and starchy plantain bananas, there is a banana for every preference.

* Dragon fruit: also known as Pitaya, is a vibrant and striking fruit with a unique appearance. It has a bright pink or white flesh dotted with tiny black seeds. Dragon fruit has a mild and slightly sweet taste, and it’s often enjoyed on its own or used in smoothies and salads.

* Pomelo: is a large citrus fruit that is similar to grapefruit but sweeter. It has a thick rind and juicy flesh that ranges from pale yellow to pink. Pomelos are refreshing and are often eaten fresh or used in salads and desserts

* Water Melon: refreshing fruit, perfect for quenching thirst in summer. Juicy and sweet with high water content. Packed with vitamins A and C, great for staying hydrated. Enjoy on its own or in salads, smoothies, or frozen treats.

* Pursat Orange: most popular orange in Cambodia grown Pursat, Vibrant color and delicious. Enjoy fresh or in juices, preserves, desserts.

* Durian: is a unique fruit with a strong aroma and creamy texture. It is often referred to as the “king of fruits.” Although the smell can be quite strong and divisive, many people love the rich and custard-like taste of this tropical delicacy.

Phare Circus & Dining with Traditional Show

Phare Circus: in Siem Reap is an awe-inspiring performance blending acrobatics, storytelling, and live music. It showcases the talent of Cambodian artists and supports a meaningful cause (Price is based on seat range C, B & A between 18$, 28$ & 38$). Advanced booking is required!

Kanell Restaurant & Show is a delightful dining and entertainment venue in Siem Reap, Cambodia. With its warm ambiance and delectable cuisine, Kanell offers a unique culinary experience for visitors. The restaurant features a diverse menu of traditional Khmer dishes as well as international flavors, prepared with fresh local ingredients. Alongside the delicious food, guests can enjoy a live show that showcases traditional Cambodian music and dance, including the famous Apsara dance. Kanell Restaurant & Show promises an evening of excellent food and captivating entertainment, making it a must-visit destination in Siem Reap! (close on Wednesday, show start from 19:20pm-21:30pm, price is based on Dinner Set of 29$+ and 36$+). Advanced booking is required!

Apasara Theatre: Experience captivating Cambodian dance and culture through mesmerizing Apsara performances. Graceful dancers, traditional costumes, and live music create an unforgettable evening of entertainment! (every Monday, Wednesday & Friday, dinner served at 7:30pm, shows start at 8:30pm-9:30pm, price start from $31). Advanced booking is required!

Prices & Ticket Fees

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport (SAI) – Private Taxi : 35$-45$/way

Angkor Wat Ticket
– 1 day pass is 37$/pax
– 2 or 3 days pass is 62$/pax
– A week pass is 72$/pax (child below 12, free of charge, copy of passport for reference)

  • Other Fees!
  • * Angkor National Museum : 12$/pax
    * Tonle Sap Lake: 15$-20$/pax (combined boat)
  • * Angkor Aquarium & Wild Life: 15$-18$/pax
    * Dinner & Dance Show: 18$-34$/pax
    * Quad Bike Tour: 35$-40$/pax
    * Bicycle: $5-10$ per bike per day
    * Scooter (motor bike): 10$-25$/day