PHNOM KROM ECO RESORT4 KM from Siem Reap
The Phnom Krom Eco Resort is a popular destination among the locals. It’s a quiet place with a pund in the middle, where they love to cash some fish and where the kids can safely swim. The resort is a perfect place for tourists who have visited the Phnom Krom temple and want some relax time after their visit.
About the Phnom Krom Eco Resort
Visiting the Pnom Krom Eco Resort can best be combined with a visit to the largest lake in South-East Asia, the Tongle Sap Lake and a visit to the Phnom Krom temple. All sites are centered in an area of 2 or 3 squere kilometers and around 8 kilomters from the center of Siem Reap.
The Phnom Krom Eco Resort was build by hotel management, but in coopereatins with the locals who love in the nearby Phum Krorsang Roleung commune. You cann visit the Phnom Krom Eco Resort for a couple of hours and hire one of the small wooden cottages that will protect you from the sun.
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How to get there?
The easiest way to get to the Phnom Krom is to hire a tuktuk or explore the area on a bicycle. The resort is not very easy to find, since it is located on a sideroad from the main road to Phnom Krom. It’s advisable that you ask for directions once you’ve reached the Phnom Krom temple area,
How much will it cost?
Entrance to the Phnom Krom Resort is just one dollar for foreigners and locals pay 1000 Riel. Renting one of the wooden cabin will cost you 10 to 15 dollars. There are two small restaurants where you can eat, but the best way to spend your time at Phnom Krom Eco Resort is to eat at the wooden cottage.
What you SHOULD do!
If you’re visiting Phnom Krom don’t forget to walk around the area. There’s is a lot to see and it’s a very nice place to shoot some photos or videos and there is enough space for children to play. Don’t forget to bring some mosquito creme, especially when you plan to stay until late in the afternoon.
What you should NOT do
Don’t expect too much. The Phnom Krom Eco Resort is really a place to relax and spend some time with friends. There is no temple, no sculptures and the different gardens are beautyful, but small, so this place is all about relaxing,, drinking and eating together.