Cambodia is blessed with natural beauty, hospitable inhabitants, a long cultural history and some of the most awe-inspiring temple architecture in the world. Most famous of its sights are the Khmer temples of Angkor Wat near Siem Reap. This is a town of gentle artisans, fascinating shops and delectable restaurants.
Contemporary Cambodia can be found in the revitalized, French-influenced capital of Phnom Penh. Its most important sights can easily be seen in a day.
Then, four hours south of Phnom Penh is Sihanoukville, the gateway to a coastline of sleepy beaches and to the surprising luxury of the Song Saa private island resort.
November to March is a bit cooler and drier, whereas April to October has more chance of afternoon showers.
All year round. November to February is generally cooler with lower chances of rain.
November through April offers the best beach weather.