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beach is OK...close to the city

this is a nice enough beach. The water is great for swimming, if not a bit warm. The Independence... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Patna, India
Experience will depend if you are on the private or public part of the beach.

We stayed for three days at Independence Beach. Staying at the Independence Hotel, we had the... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank VancouverGinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank jamesG1878JK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Monticat1
Reviewed 21 May 2018

this is a nice enough beach. The water is great for swimming, if not a bit warm. The Independence Hotel is a great haven here.

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The once beautiful beach at Independence Beach has been destroyed by over development. The huge hotels under construction at the far end of the beach are pumping unknown chemicals into the water. However, the food, beer and Service at the Small Hotel bar on the...More

1  Thank BozUK
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Independence Beach is simply lovely though I was staying at the Independence hotel and they keep the part in front of the hotel clean. The rest of it has a lot of litter which is very sad. The locals just don't bother to take their...More

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This beach is a gem. We spent a day here and wasn't enough! we watched the sunset on the beach, walk along, eat, had a lot of fun! It's not a tourist or busy beach like Otres beach and definitly more clean! Recommend it!

Thank JhoannaWin
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you have not been to Sihanoukville you maybe surprised with the lack of garbage collect. For the most part we saw little effort keeping the place clean. However, the beach was clean as well as the sea. Nice setting and not crowed during the...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A disappointing beach. There's a lot of litter on the beach, the beach doesn't have many restaurants or many sunbeds, and very few amenities. The restaurants that are on the beach are below average and are not setup to cater for tourists. There is nothing...More

1  Thank jyard
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was raining the morning I visited this beach and the hue of the sea against the overcast horizon gave the place surreal yet intriguing feel. This beach could do with a good cleanup and some recycle bins though.

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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