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Ok beach

Nothing special, a lot of constructions going on at the time I was there. There are several... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Jacqueline_Jacques
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Beijing, China
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this is now a private beach

This is now a private beach for a hotel/bungalow/casino complex, we walked to it from the beach and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annw1000
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Hyde, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is now a private beach for a hotel/bungalow/casino complex, we walked to it from the beach and found it difficult to find our way out of the complex

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i never liked this beach i went a few time as i had friends going there all the time , it is more a local tourist from Phnom Penh place & there is better beach to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pierre m
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Yes the Cambodians are proud to say that Jacqueline Kennedy visited here but it's just a beach and nothing special. I cannot think why an American would come to stay in a hotel near this beach when so many other beach resorts in nicer towns...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you want to have a stroll along the beach and enjoy the sea breeze, Independence Beach can be a choice. There is really nothing special and you can see over-development here. You can see a couple of restaurants here, trying to seize the attention...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Nothing special, a lot of constructions going on at the time I was there. There are several restaurants and they charge pretty much the same as in the other beaches.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jacqueline_Jacques
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This beach is located directly next to the grounds of the Independence Hotel itself (hence the name). If you're staying directly at the hotel itself, you can actually access the beach via the lift from the hotel grounds (i.e. the same lift that goes to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I was so so sad to see what the developers have and are doing to the area. They are killing businesses and livelihoods of so many locals. You should be able to see tourists having drinks, their nails done and massages on the beach but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank F6614IDpaulc
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We stayed for three days at Independence Beach. Staying at the Independence Hotel, we had the opportunity to relax on the private beach next to the hotel. It was fabulous, with just about no one on the beach,, beautiful sand, sparkly water and next to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank VancouverGinger
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Above ground pool reviews often have the details about the pool’s dimensions, material, colors, and accessories and when searching for the perfect pool, these details are important, but there are other things to consider before you make a decision. Many reviews are meant to ‘market’...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jamesG1878JK
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This beach has been absolutely ruined by Chinese development.Ninety five percent of the former beach bars that lined this once backpacker paradise have been cleared to make way for another hotel. the vacant site is bordered by a 2 meter fence which extend for about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Noeleen F
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Response from Bryan H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, best way is on a tuk tuk if your ship is pulling into Sihanoukville, if you only there for the day. It took us about 10 to 15 minutes on a motor bike. Make sure you agree on a price before you get in the tuk tuk. If you... More
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