Set along the Gulf of Thailand and founded during the early 1900s, Kep is a small seaside town located along the Southwest coast of Cambodia. Soak in the sun on Kep Beach or take a short 20 minute boat ride to laze on the lovely white sand beach on Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay). Explore the town’s old French colonial villas and the mansion on the hill, which once belonged to the former King Sihanouk. Visit the bustling crab market and sample some of Kep’s famous crabs.
Capture the breathtaking views by walking or cycling along the trail at Kep National Park. Explore the caves in and around Kep. The largest and most impressive one, Kompong Trach, has lovely limestone formations as well as a swimming cave just nearby. Visit a Kampot pepper plantation to see how this world famous pepper is grown and harvested or head to the lovely colonial riverside town, Kampot. Rent a boat to fish and catch crabs. Immerse in the countryside. Kep—a paradise for nature lovers.