Looking for a country to spend a memorable Christmas in? Cambodia makes an ideal choice (including beyond December!) and here are some reasons why.
A Diverse Destination
December is part of the dry season in Cambodia which happens to be the best period to visit with sublime sunshine and pleasant temperatures, ideal when you want to escape cold winters! What’s more, the country has diverse getaways to suit varied traveller interests; from idyllic beaches, intriguing jungles and island hideaways to a rich culture, eclectic cuisine and fun entertainment, there’s plenty to enjoy. Additionally, Cambodians are friendly and hospitable people who you can share the festive spirit with.
Ideal Accommodation Options
Be it amidst lively cities or near attractions like Angkor Wat, hotels can be found that help make your Christmas more special. Properties like FCC Angkor cater to couples, families, and solo sojourners alike and offer elegant living spaces with all the comforts one would need along with quintessential festive cheer. Such hotels also feature dining delights from grand Christmas meals to New Year’s Eve gala dinners as well as holistic spa rituals when you want to end the year with some relaxation and rejuvenation!
Christmas in Cambodia offers visitors a chance to enjoy some of the special seasonal events in store too. For example, some hotels like the one mentioned above, host a Family Christmas Market which is free to enter and where one can buy local products which are bound to make for some unique gifts too. At such sites, you can also expect lots of yummy food, Christmas carols and even a visit from Santa Clause himself!
Unique Things to Do
If you desire an adventure-filled holiday, you won’t be disappointed either. Among the best things to do in Cambodia at Christmas include visiting key attractions like Angkor Wat, which is an amazing sight to behold, especially, at sunrise or sunset. You can also look to visit floating villages on Tonlé Sap Lake, explore the enchanting countryside, visit colourful local markets, and take in performances by apsara dancers. You could go horse riding, play golf, or cook up a storm at a local cooking class too!