SihanoukVille ..... Southern Cambodia's premier backpacker beachside resort. Beaches, Islands, parties and relaxation abound in this tropical seaside town; and tourists, worldwide flock to live, work, and play in SihanoukVille.
You can stay quite comfortably here for $45 to $4,000 a day, (SihanoukVille Beach Resorts) or you can stay and have fun for as little as $2 a day. (yes, we use U.S. Dollars here).
Rooms cost as much as free, and meals cost as much as 50 cents. Booze? get it for 50 cents at a bar. (25 cents on the beach during Happy Hour), Smokes? 90 cents (for 10 packs of locally made cigarettes). Transportation? Free (if you walk) or 25 cents on the back of a motorcycle. Beachtime? FREE!.
There's also a host of charities you can volunteer for, if you have the time. Teaching English, distributing medical information, helping disabled people and orphans. Most of these are unpaid positions, but if you want to stick around a while, you get a small stipend.
Work behind a bar a few hours a day, and get free meals and a free bed. That's pretty cheap?
During the rainy season, July through October, the town is pretty slow (could be 'cause of the rain most days). Winter Time - November through February, the town is quite crowded with tourist from all over the world. Also, during weekends and holidays, the town fills up fast.
Several different beaches surround the town, as well as several islands. They are all quite different from each other, and most people like some beaches and don't like others.
If you're looking for a bargain stay in SihanoukVille, check out the links at the top.
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