Koh Sdach Island

Koh Sdach Island and archipelago

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Koh Sdach Island in the Gulf of Thailand is approximately 1.5 km off the coast of Botum Sakor National Park.Island and archipelago Information.

The island of Koh Sdach part of a small archipelago of 12 islands located all in relative proximity to each other. Koh Sdach archipelago is managed by Kiri Sakor district in the province of Koh Kong, Cambodia.

On the Island there is a fishing village with Khmer, Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese descent.

The village extends along the east side of the island; in the West, there are two Khmer Bungalow resorts the Meanchey inn and the Dong Chai guesthouse.

At the southern end of the Island is a luxurious hotel complex, which has Belinda Beach Lovely Hotel Resort and Bungalows with its own private beach, garden and swimming pool.

The Island has two beaches, one facing south and the other to the west.


The island is the capital of Koh Sdach archipelago. The bean-shaped island stretches from north to south for a distance of about 2.8 km, it is forested rather flat on the island and in general. Settlements are mainly in the north, while the southern third is almost uninhabited.

The Legend

According to legend, it was once a king who was stranded with his army on the island. There was no fresh water, so the king looked everywhere on the island after drinking water.

At last he found a rock by the sea. The king thought, the rock may contain water; So the king drew his sword and split the rocks.

The endless flow of potable water is still used by the local people even today.

Getting to Koh Sdach Island from Koh Kong

From Koh Kong to Koh Sdach, you can reach the island via mainland by car, motorcycle and minibus. Travel time is approximately 2 hours. Once arrived at the coast, you can reach the island with a 5 min boat ride.

For travelers from Koh Kong to Sihanoukville, I recommend the tour operator Ritthy, kohkongecoadventure.

Road map to Koh Sdach in Cambodia.

Getting to Koh Sdach Island from Sihanoukville

If you are in Sihanoukville, go to the old Fisher port. From there, you find daily several boats departing 2 PM to Koh Sdach, the Royal Pier and Pier Thmor Sor. Both boat landings are adjacent. Please inquire in advance after the departure times.

Would you like to travel by minibus or taxi? Please inquire with one of the many tour operators in Sihanoukville.


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