Back to 1960s, Kep was a famous coastal city, was a highlight destination during holidays for tourists with its stunning beaches and luxury villas. Today, those villas have been worn and stay in wrecked and decayed condition. However, it might be a good thing to Kep since it has become a fresh and calm place, yet still an attractive stop without those delight villas.
- Location: Situated southwest of Royal city of Phnom Penh of Kingdom of Cambodia, accessed by the National Road No 3 from Phnom Penh via Kampot province (173 km) or by the National Road No 2 from Phnom Penh via Takeo province.
- Status: Cambodia’s most popular beach town Population: 40,280
- Area: 336 km2
- Religions: Theravada Buddhism
- Magnificent views of the mountains and the beaches.
- Friendly people
Being in Kep, visitors should spend some time on relaxing and resting on some islands in Kep such as: Koh Svay, Koh Tbal, Koh Pau and Koh Tunsay (Rabbit Island). Rabbit Island is 20 minutes away from the city center by train. You can totally relax in this land with no car sound, noise, and vendor, just you and the sea.