Bamboo IslandEdit Spot
Stay for a few days or a week in September or October
Friendly locals. 30 people live on the whole island
Has 1 or 2 shipwrecks close to shore. Go in the rainy season when there are monsoon swells. Choppy but fun. Water is always warm, boardies only. The rainy season, between June and October, average 81-95°F (27-35°C) is the best time.
It's a 4 hour drive south from the capital Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. Once in Sihanoukville take a boat to Bamboo Island which usually takes 25-30 minutes depending on how good your boat is. Once there, take your board on a 10 minute walk on the dirt track to a beach with a shipwreck or two, a few bungalows and a snack bar. Stay for a week, no point going for a day.
|Short walk (5-15 min)
|Right and left
|Sometimes breaks (50 days/year)
|Good day length
|Normal (50 to 150m)
|3ft-5ft - 6ft+