20 Best Spring Break Destinations in Cambodia

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Spend the spring break in Southeast Asia is a great Idea, and Cambodia is a must-visit country.

Cambodia is fulfilled with some great temples, beautiful beaches, and historical landmarks.

There are also has many unique destinations such as Phnom Tamao Zoological Park and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), Bat cave of Phnom Sampov, and Cambodia Landmine Museum.

Kaoh Tonsay, Bamboo Island, Cambodia, and Ratanakiri are three destinations that you need to visit while doing spring break in this beautiful country.

So, interesting to visit Cambodia? Here are the 20 Best Spring Destinations in Cambodia, enjoy your trip here!

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1. CHHAK SARACEN

Spring break is not complete without visiting this beautiful beach. Chhack Saracen is located in Sihanoukville, Koh Rong and this place offer you an amazing landscape of the beach. It takes 40 minutes from Sihanoukville by a ferry ride, and you will be satisfied to see the beautiful white sandy beach. There is a lot of resort for your stay at the night, and some romantic restaurants lining the beach. Chhak Saracen is mostly visited by younger couples and visitors because of the incredible landscape that you can get there. A very good place for spending your spring break in the Cambodia.

Chhak Saracen

A cute and beautiful island that offers beaches with white sand and crystal water.

Quite busy with resorts and restaurants lining the beach.

Address : Chhak Saracen, Cambodia

2. KAOH TONSAY

Kaoh Tonsay is one of the best tourist spots in Cambodia. It offers you tons of beautiful things here, surrounded by many coconut palms and it has a very calm and peaceful atmosphere. You can do many fun things to do here such as swimming, hiking, fishing, you can also enjoy the delicious and tasty local food on this island. The local people here are very kind and friendly, it also has some beach shacks to enjoy and chilling the windy beach. The other things that you can do in Koah Tonsay are do snorkeling, and enjoy the best view of the sunset here.

Kaoh Tonsay

A peaceful place to relax and you can take a walk, and snorkel / swim.

You can enjoy good seafood there or pack your own.

Address : Kaoh Tonsay, Cambodia

3. CENTRAL MARKET

A holiday is just not about a beach, mountain, or historical site. You can go to the Central Market to do some shopping in Cambodia. This place is located in the capital of this country, and it offers you an Art and good decoration of the market. Central Market was built in 1937, a marketplace for local people to sell and trade something back then. This place now known as a big marketplace in Phnom Penh sells a lot of things at good acceptable prices. It starts open from 7 AM - 6 PM, don't forget to buy some delicious street food around there.

Central Market

This market is a historical place in Phnom Penh and a great place for foreigners to shop.

Many choices of local food and drinks in the market apart from a mix of fashion and daily necessities that are sold.

You can find various items here, such as souvenirs, shirts, bags, jewelry, art items, and many more.

You can stick with English because there is always someone around who can speak.

Address : ផ្សារ​ធំ​ថ្មី, Calmette St. (53), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

4. PREAH KHAN TEMPLE

If you come to Cambodia to spend your spring break, you should come to many beautiful temples here and Preah Khan Temple is one of them. This place might be not popular as Angkor Wat but this place has its own beauty. It is located in Kroong Siem Reap, the northeast of the Angkor Archaeological Park. Preah Khan Temple was built by King Jayavarman VII and it has a rich and interesting history on it. This place starts open from 7.30 AM to 5 PM, enjoy the experience by visiting Preah Khan and get the history knowledge of the temple.

Preah Khan Temple

The magnificent temple is full of carvings, relief sculptures, and attractive door shapes.

You won't realize how big it is until you start climbing through the corridors.

It is full of history and usage, you can see it occupied as an important complex.

Address : Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

5. TUOL SLENG GENOCIDE MUSEUM

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a different spot of spring break from the others, it has a dark and gloomy history to tell on this museum. This place serves as a reminder of the big dark crime of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. The museum's room shows the photos of children, women, and men who were tortured and being victims. If you are history lovers, this place might be the right choice for you to spend your spring break in Cambodia. It opens every day from 8 AM to 5 PM, the big secret of this country has been told by this museum, a very interesting place to visit.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

It's definitely worth a visit and the audio guide is greatly recommended

Address : សង្កាត់​បឹង​កេងកង​៣ ខណ្ឌ​ចំការ​មន, St 113, Phnom Penh 12304, Cambodia

6. VIRACHEY NATIONAL PARK

Virachey National Park is located in Veun Sai, Cambodia and it is one of the most stunning nature destinations in Cambodia. If you are a nature lover and like to do some wildlife experience of Virachey National Park. This wildlife park has many good places to visit such as fountains, mountains, and waterfalls. It gives you a very fresh atmosphere with breathtaking views, you can also enjoy the beautiful landscape of sunset. A highly recommended place to visit in Cambodia, make sure it's on your bucket list!

Virachey National Park

One of the most must see places in Cambodia with unique and amazing views.

You will be amazed by all the environment around you.

You can enjoy jungle trekking to explore the many natural resources and the many fuana and flora.

Address : Cambodia

7. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CAMBODIA

If you do not come to this place while holidaying in Cambodia, it is a big mistake. Located in the capital Phnom Penh, this place is a must-visit destination in Cambodia. If you are a history enthusiast and loves to know more about Southeast Asia, this one could be your favorite place to spend the spring vacation in Cambodia. The things that you need to see in this museum are the Vishnu Statue, the ancient Angkorian Structure, and pieces of cultural significance. It starts open from 8 AM to 5 PM every day, this is a small museum but very recommended to visit.

National Museum of Cambodia

Well worth a visit with a lots of pieces of Cambodian history

Address : Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

8. BAMBOO ISLAND, CAMBODIA

Bamboo Island is just like paradise on earth, it offers you a lot of beautiful things here such as pristine beaches, high-class resorts, bars, and eateries. This place is also one of the most famous destinations and busiest island in Cambodia, this island is set for tourist attractions so it has so many high-class resorts there, an amazing beach views, peaceful and relaxing atmosphere that you will get when you holiday in this stunning island. Start your spring break by coming to The Bamboo Island in Cambodia, a very nice place to visit.

Bamboo Island

A lovely little island off the Cambodia coast.

Address : Bamboo Island, Cambodia

9. CAMBODIA LANDMINE MUSEUM

Cambodia Landmine Museum is located in Phumi Khan and one of the unique museums that Cambodia has. Just like its name, this museum tells you about landmine, how to use it, and the risk of it. This place is full of war explosive weapons for World War back then, it's made by multiple countries including Vietnam, China, the US, Germany. There is also a place to stay nearby this museum such as The Bong Thom Homestay, Dontrei Villa Angkor, Bong Thom Forest Lodge, and more. It starts open from 7.30 AM - 5.30 PM every day.

Cambodia Landmine Museum

One of the places where you can learn more about the war in Cambodia during 1975 to 1979.

The appearance of war explosive weapons is impressive, made in many countries including the US, Germany, Vietnam, China.

It's a must-visit for anyone serious about understanding the country's history.

Address : 67, Phumi Khna, Cambodia

10. BAYON TEMPLE

One of the best-visited destinations in Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia, it's called Bayon Temple. The temples here are pretty amazing, the structure of the stone is amazing and sculpting decoration is very rich and incredible decoration. The most famous of this temple is the giant stone face that had a strong meaning history for Cambodian. If you are a lover of history and culture, this temple might be the right place for you. Spend your spring break in here and enjoy the amazing view of the temples.

Bayon Temple

Angkor Thom temple from 12th century famed for 200 large smiling faces carved into stone walls

11. BOKOR HILL STATION

Bokor Hill Station is located in Phumi Popok Vil and one of the must-visit destinations in Cambodia. This place was built in the 1920s and this hill station offers you a lot of beautiful things such as a mountaintop locale with sweeping landscapes, and the incredible french architectural buildings there. If you get to the top of this Hill, you will see the beautiful views from above and the weather on this hill cold, so prepare some things that can make your body warm. Bokor Hill Station is a good place to spend your spring break in Cambodia, enjoy your holiday there.

Bokor Hill Station

Mountaintop locale with sweeping views, formerly a 1920s French colonial resort & currently a hotel.

Address : Cambodia

12. TA PROHM TEMPLE

One of the famous popular temples in Cambodia after Angkor Wat, here is The Ta Prohm Temple for you. This Buddhist Temple was built in the 12 century and surrounding by jungle, and it has nature, peaceful, and calm atmosphere because there is so much tree growing out of the ruins, so comfy place to come. It also offers you a sunset or sunrise amazing views it, this place is amazing since it was built, a very incredible place. This place is also good for history and culture lovers, there are many good spots to stop in this temple. You can visit Ta Prohm Temple start from 7.30 AM - 5.30 PM every day.

Ta Prohm Temple

Trees rise from the ruins of this iconic 12th-century Buddhist temple surrounded by jungle

13. PHNOM TAMAO ZOOLOGICAL PARK AND WILDLIFE RESCUE CENTER (PTWRC)

If you are wildlife lovers, Cambodia has Phnom Tamao Zoological Park and Wildlife Rescue Center as its wildlife destinations and it is one of the best there. It has 6000 acres, this one is the largest zoo in the country and is protected by the administration of Cambodian forestry. This zoo is the place that rescues so many species and protects them under their services. There are 1200 rescued animals and 102 species are endangered, from the Siamese crocodile, Asian elephants, and Malayan sun bears are also here. It opens start from 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM every day, and this place is highly recommended to visit in Cambodia.

Phnom Tamao Zoological Park and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

Center rehabilitating animals from the illegal wildlife trade with tours & elephant-keeping days.

Address : National Road No 2, Tro Pang Sap Village, Tro Pang Sap Commune, Ba Ti District, Takeo Province, Cambodia

14. BAT CAVE OF PHNOM SAMPOV

This place is a unique destination, which might be one of the best unique places in Cambodia. It is located in Battambang situated at Mount Sampeou, visitors come to this place just want to see some bats in this bat cave. As the nocturnal animals, the visitors have to come to this place in the evening, while the bats are going out to reached food and fly out from the caves. It starts open from 4 PM - 7 PM, a unique place to visit in Cambodia.

Bat cave of Phnom Sampov

Great place to watch millions of bats come from the cave and enjoy panorama.

Address : បាណន់, Cambodia

15. REAM NATIONAL PARK

Ream National Park is located in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Another good and peaceful place for nature lovers, there are so many wild animals that most of them are endangered species. It is home to 155 bird species and a lot of beautiful waterfalls, enjoy the peaceful and nice atmosphere there and get the great experience of the splendid of the national park. Ream National Park also has many places to stay such as Amazing View Bungalows, KB HOtel, AZ Crowne Plaza, Mei Hao Deng Hotel, and more. Come to this place and spend your spring break to enjoy the beauty of the park and fresh air here.

Ream National Park

Tranquil national park features wetlands, white sand beaches, guided boat tours & hiking trails.

Address : Cambodia

16. BANTEAY SREI

Banteay Srei is one of the country's heritage treasures in Cambodia. This is a kinda scary place destination in this country and including one of the hidden gems place in Angkorian craft. The walls of this place are incredible, the stone wall is very well-carved and the heritage place is made of carving out the stone and it has pink shade around it. If you come to Cambodia to spend the spring break holiday, Banteay Srei is a must on your list, a very unique place to visit.

Banteay Srei

Pretty Pink Temple A beautiful pink sandstone temple covered in magnificent intricate carvings. It has been called the "jewel in the crown" of sculpture from that era. I found it fascinating and very beautiful and it's great for...

Outdoor exhibitions are incredibly interesting The temple is at forty five min traveling from Siem Reap. Great explanation about excavations, the significance about this monument and also: excellent coffees and toilets. The...

Another beautiful temple of Cambodia Again I will rate it above Angor Wat as its architecture and detailing is something which was more interesting then the Angor Wat. Its a small temple but in no sense less in the architecture...

Address : Siem Reap Cambodia

17. RATANAKIRI

Ratanakiri is one of the provinces in Cambodia. Ratanakiri province offers you a lot of beautiful places here such as Virachey National Park which is one of the most important areas for conservation in South East Asia. Banlung, one of the cities in this province also offers you a lot of nice places such as Kinchaan waterfall, Chaa Ong waterfall, Lumkut Lake, and more. The culture and arts in this province are also interesting to explore, the local people here are very kind and friendly. If you want to spend your spring break in this province, don't think twice, just do and enjoy every beautiful place here.

18. PRASAT SAMBOR PREI KUK

Sambor Prei is located in Prasat Sambor District, Cambodia. Sambo Prekyuk is a historical site and it's about 25 kilometers northeast of Kampong Thom Provincial Town. Back then, this site was an old capital, a religious center for the worship of Shiva Brahmanism called Isanapura. In the 7th century, there are a lot of temples was built in the reign of King Isanavarman, and there are 140 temples that have been discovered in the forest. The architecture style is different from Angkor Wat, It is many temples that are scattered on flat ground and it is a temple that is mainly made of blocks, very interesting design. An amazing ancient city of Khmer Empire and a lot of fantastic buildings and decoration, a highly recommended places to spend your spring break in Cambodia.

Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

UNESCO World Heritage site consisting of around 150 Hindu temples dating back to the 6th century.

Address : Prasat Sambour, Cambodia

19. BANTEAY CHHMAR TEMPLE

Banteay Chhmar Temple is Banteay Chhmar and one of the best heritage sites all across the country. But this temple is far from the main town, it is 55km away and you need to prepare some food and water, and the environment is clean also. This place is not the too crowded and perfect place if you looking for peaceful destinations in Cambodia. The temples that were built 800 years ago have got rebuild in the last decades. The entrance fee here is quite acceptable, but this place has no ATM around it, so prepare cash before go to Banteay Chhmar Temple.

Banteay Chhmar Temple

Amazing place for those who love cultural heritage sites.

You can see the carving of late King Jayavarman VII.

Address : 56, Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

20. KOH TA KIEV

Koh Ta Kiev is a remote island in a small Cambodian archipelago with a beautiful beach on it, low-key lodging, and a mango plantation. This island can be accessed just by speedboat and ferry, it also has luxury resorts and hotels that can be your stay at the night or for several days here. One of the things that you can do here is doing the camp, it's a perfect place to do camp. If you come to Cambodia and looking for a place that has a beautiful beach and amazing landscape, this place might your choice.

Koh Ta Kiev

Remote island in a small Cambodian archipelago with beaches, low-key lodging & a mango plantation.

Address : Koh Ta Kiev, Cambodia