This sleepy seaside town about 4 hours southeast of Phnom Penh is perfect for relaxing weekend getaway. Check into a mountainside bungalow at Vanna Bungalows (-20 per night, fan/AC, 012-755-038) and breath in the fresh ocean air while swaying in a hammock on your porch. Got the munchies? Walk 1 km down to the Kep Crab Market for cheap fresh seafood and wonderful sunset views. -5 gets you a big plate full of fresh crab with Kampot pepper. Be sure to catch a boat over to Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsai) to wander around deserted white sand beaches, relax in crystal clear warm waters, and hike through tropical forests ( per person each way). For the more adventurous, spend a night on the island in one of the few bungalows on the beach. You’ll likely be only one of a few and have a bit of paradise to yourself.

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