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The Floating Village and Port of Chong Khneas are located less than 15km from Siem Reap. It is the perfect place to visit on the Tonle Sap Lake for those that don't have the time to explore Prek Toal or Kompong Phluk.

The Flooded Forest at Kompong Phluk is a mangrove forest on the Tonle Sap Lake floodplain. During the wet season when the forest is flooded only the tips of the trees are visible, whilst during the dry season the flooded forest is not very flooded at all!

Chong Khneas is the floating village at the edge of the lake closest and most accessible to Siem Reap. If you want a relatively quick and easy look at the Tonle Sap Lake, boat tours of Chong Khneas are available, departing from the Chong Khneas boat docks all day long.

Kampong Phluk is a cluster of three villages of stilted houses built within the floodplain about 16 km southeast of Siem Reap. The villages are primarily Khmer and have about 3000 inhabitants between them. The area can be reached by boat from the Chong Khneas or by road.

Kampong Khleang is located on the northern lake-edge about 35 km east of Siem Reap town. It is the largest community on the Lake. The area can be reached by boat from the Chong Khneas docks or by a combination of road to Domdek on Route #6 and then boat to the village, the best method depending on the time of year.

The Bird Sanctuary at the Prek Toal Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve is one of the most important breeding grounds in the whole of Southeast Asia for endangered water-birds. Many different species of rare birds can be found there, including but not limited to Black-headed Ibis, Painted Stork, Greater and Lesser Adjuncts, Spot-billed Pelican, Milky Stork and the Grey-Headed Fish Eagle. Prek Toal is a must see location for any avid birdwatchers visiting Siem Reap or Cambodia. Boat trip to Prek Toal takes about two hours from Chong Kneas boat dock.

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  Reviewed on October 02, 2018

Awesome

I been here many time already but I still love these place. Whenever I come the hotel staff always welcome me by smiling and offer me a fruit plate. The front desk staff Ms. Ratha Ms. Theara Ms. Chanra and Ms. Pida they're very friendly and helpful.... See More
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  Reviewed on October 01, 2018

very good stay

很不错的休闲旅游场所 轻松愉悦... See More
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  Reviewed on October 09, 2018

Very good

Very good hotel in siem reap ,big hotel in com bodia big swiming pool very clean good serviece friendly helpfull especailly Ms. Chhunny and Mr. Pich and their always say hello ans smile to me when i come. i am so happy to stay there
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  Reviewed on November 03, 2018

Great service

this place is a good place nothing to recommend i love everything here good breakfast everyday and good service good environment good room and staff so friendly helpful nothing to take bad about them and thanks Ms. chhunny ms. theara and mr. dara... See More
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  Reviewed on November 27, 2018

Very good hotel

Sokha Palace very good place to stay The hotel very Good And big place in Siam reap province, In here many good staffs and good service such as,Miss Theara and chhunny Rathana chamreoun. When I am coming ,they are giving me a warm welcome
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