Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem
Reserve your spot at the most epic backpacker resort in Southeast Asia! Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem is located on its own private bay with golden sands and azure blue waters. We have beachfront bungalows and shared dorms overlooking our private bay, a sprawling social area, and an incredible pier bar in the middle of the ocean. Kayak, snorkel, lounge in our ocean hammocks, or go on a fishing trip while meeting over a hundred other travelers from around the world.
Faciliities & Amenities
- Bar & Restaurant
- Pier Bar
- Shared Dorms
- Private Bungalows
- Luggage Storage
- Lock Boxes
- Daily Tours
- Nightly Events
MadventuresDISCOVER ALL EXPERIENCES
Who doesn’t love a HIFive?! While every experience we create at Mad Monkey is thoughtfully designed, we have clearly identified and will ensure to communicate FIVE amazing and authentic experiences in each and every one of our locations, that if taken part in the ‘Mad Monkey Way,’ will leave YOU feeling as though you have fully experienced and absorbed that location (awesome perks, deals, merchandise, & photo ops included). Keep reading to find out more about our HIFives at Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem!
Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem Local Community Project
Your stay at Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem directly funds books and teaching aids for schools for children with disabilities.
Our goal at Mad Monkey is to create meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests. Find out how we promote responsible travel and provide socio-economic benefits to the communities in which we are located.Our Story
Koh Rong Samloem Cheat Sheet
Everything you need to know about traveling Koh Rong Samloem
WHEN TO GO
- Best time to go: November–February
- Hottest months: March–May
- Rainy season: May–October
NO WIFI, MAKE FRIENDS!
This secluded paradise doesn’t have wifi, and most guests love the opportunity to disconnect. However, if you absolutely need internet, ask our team about which cell phone providers have signal (though likely unreliable) on the island.
MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
- You can only access our resort by boat and to get to any other resort or restaurant, you must take a boat.
There are no ATMs here and we only accept cash, so be sure to bring enough!
Koh Rong Samloem is an island off the south coast of Cambodia. It’s located just southeast of the more heavily-visited Koh Rong island. To get out to Koh Rong Samloem, you’ll first need to get to Sihanoukville.
Getting to Sihanoukville
Buses run to Sihanoukville regularly from all major Cambodian cities (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Kampot) and from Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam
Some local budget airlines run flights to Sihanoukville. Check out Cambodia Angkor Air or Cambodia Bayon Airlines.
Getting from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem
To get out to the island you will need to take a ferry. There are several ferry companies operating out of Sihanoukville. Mad Monkey partners with Speed Ferry. We’re big fans of their reliable service and high safety standards.
You can purchase Speed Ferry tickets from every Mad Monkey Hostel in Cambodia for transport to Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem. Make sure you purchase your Speed Ferry ticket at least 24 hours in advance to avoid disappointment as the boats tend to fill up.
The Final Leg of the Journey
The Speed Ferry will drop you off at one of Koh Rong Samloem’s major ports. The exact drop-off location is subject to change by season, but our Mad Monkey team always knows where the boat will be.
When you get off the Speed Ferry, Mad Monkey’s private boat (it’s orange with some pirate flags) will be waiting at the port to take all Mad Monkey guests the rest of the way to our private bay.
One of our Customer Experience Reps will be on the boat with you to answer any questions you may have, and get you excited for the epic time you’re about to have!
Free pick up from Orchid Pier at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 4 pm OR when the Speed Ferry arrives. Departure from the pier may not be at these exact times, but rest assured our boat will be there.
If you have any questions about getting to Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem while you’re in Sihanoukville, you can visit our booking office, which is inside the Koh Rong Dive Centre & Speed Ferry Booking office on Serendipity Beach Road, next to Golden Lion Roundabout.
Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem