For those who are looking for a tropical paradise to get away from it all, there is nothing like Koh Rong Island. One of the things that really makes it stand out is the beautiful beaches. Because this is such a largely uninhabited island and has only been a tourist destination within the last decade, the beaches are as clean and pristine as one can ask for. There are literally large areas of the beaches that have only had a few thousand people cross them in the last three or four decades, ensuring that the natural beauty of the island has been maintained.
Depending upon where you are at on the island, the sands are either a beautiful, pure looking white or a bright sandy yellow color. As you get closer to the cliffs you find that the sands take on the more yellow appearance do to the high amount of sandstone in the cliff areas. Otherwise, the sand is a beautiful white, and looks as pure and clean as one will find.
The beach areas cover about 43 kilometers of the 61 kilometers of the coastline of Koh Rong Island. The four villages on the island are located along the coast. To get to the different beach areas you will find that there are great pathways that you take to get to virtually any of the places on the island you would like to reach. There are also small water taxis that can help you to navigate around the island.
The bungalows that are used for tourist accommodations are all located on the beach areas of the island. This not only ensures a magnificent view of the waters that surround the island, and the use of these bungalows means that there are no large structures that ruin the esthetic look of the island. This is part of what makes it look so amazing.
At night time many of these beaches come alive with great party events. There are gatherings that are great for the whole family or for those who are looking to just enjoy a night out to meet others. The parties and events are a lot of fun for sure, and you will find that a large number of people to party down with.
During the day time there are activities you can enjoy as well. These include such things as joining a volleyball team to play, or simply joining a feast that is being offered. You can also find great water activities that are going on where they are always looking for others to join in. Along the beach are many restaurants and shops where you can find food of all types to fit the needs of any palette. There are great gift shops, and you can find equipment rental places if you want to go scuba diving, fishing, or snorkeling. There are tours you can join a couple of different places along the beach or you can rent a boat to go out on an excursion of your own.