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Could be amazing

The beach has great potential. Needs to be cleaned up of cigarette ends and rubbish. Although there... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
Sue S
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Southport, United Kingdom
good one but dirty

city side beach of Sihanoukville. but not very clean and nice. the good part is, easy to reach and... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
435jalali
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Bogra, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rubbish everywhere, raw sewerage going straight into the sea, keep clear of the place, ot worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

city side beach of Sihanoukville. but not very clean and nice. the good part is, easy to reach and has a lot of food places on it. can be a great one, if proper care is taken,

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

A dirty and full of garbage, if you come to see the introduction, you must be deceived, there is nothing wrong, here is the same as a construction site, you can see the garbage on the plane And dust, if you don't see it, I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I'll start by saying thankgod we only stayed one night. We stayed at Nataya Villa which was close by the beach and mainstrip so We decided to go for a walk along independence & Serendipity beach but to our disgust they were both rubbish covered,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tay D
Reviewed January 8, 2019

The beach has great potential. Needs to be cleaned up of cigarette ends and rubbish. Although there are thatched roofed bars there are no beach loungers etc

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Just a tourist spot. A few restaurants, and patios. We just seen locals hanging out, usually sitting on the walkways. Not a very clean beach, fairly rough waters. Nothing special

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

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
Thank Annw1000
Reviewed November 22, 2018

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 September 25, 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
Thank EC13091
Reviewed September 17, 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
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Response from BryanH19 | 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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