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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 1 week ago
Sue S
Southport, United Kingdom
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
Beijing, China
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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 December 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
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Reviewed 23 November 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
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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
2  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
2  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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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