CAMBODIA – Koh Kong – Cardamom Tented Camp

Theme

Sustainable

Country - City

Cambodia - Koh Kong

Market segment

Thematic Leisure

Official category

Ecolodge

Easia category

Tented Camp

Total number of rooms

9 tents (4 TWNs+ 5 DBLs)

Price level

$$$$

Description

An eco-friendly tented camp safari style within a nice and peaceful location along Preak Tachan river and last biggest rain-forest in Cardamom region. Relax and  emerge yourself with real nature atmosphere in an eco-friendly tented camp that great experiences.

Cardamom Tented Camp is located in Trapeang Rung village, Trapeang Rung district -Koh Kong province along Butom Sakor river. with that great location between river and biggest rain-forest make  this luxurious safari-style tented camp one of the best place for relax and experience with real nature and wildlife

Selling Points

  • An eco-friendly safari tented camp style with well set up in middle of nature
  • A nice peaceful location along the river and surrounding by the last biggest rain-forest
  • An immersion experience supporting the protection of the local environment and the Wildlife Alliance,

Time Transport

How to get to Cardamom Tented Camp:

  1. First: guest from Phnom Penh or from Sihanouville or from other destination need to reach the Cardamom Tented boat pier.
  2. Then, guest will take around 30 minutes on boat trip from Cardamom Tented boat pier to Cardamom Tented Camp land.
From ToByKmDuration Road Condition 
Phnom PenhCardamom tented boat pierMinivan2235 hoursGood, until road national 6
Thai border Cham Yeam/TratCardamom tented boat pierMinivan701 hour and 30mnGood
Sihanoukville airport / PierCardamom tented boat pierMinivan1502 hours 30 mmGood
Cardamom tented boat pierCardamom tented CampBoat1045-60 minutes

Note: The regulation boat usually leaves around 2PM and usually not later than 15 min. However, there is an additional charge of 20 USD per boat for fuel cost to arrange another boat outside the schedule. -It is private boat

Easia's recommend room type

The eco-camp is equipped with nine comfortable safari-style tents. The setup of all 9 tents are the same. The canvas tents are 32.6m². In tent amenities include Twin, Double or Triple beds; standing fans; bamboo and rattan furniture; bathroom facilities with hot water, rain showers, and locally-sourced soaps and shampoos; and spacious patios with sun chairs.

  • Canvas-tented room set up on a 0.5m raised platform and balcony deck (12.6m²)
  • Bed types: Twin, Double or Triple beds
  • Top quality bedding with a luxurious mattress
  • Bedside and window fans
  • Sun-protected terrace / seating area
  • En suite private bathroom (6.7m²) with hot water and rain shower
  • Locally-sourced environmentally-friendly soaps and shampoos by Kambio Nature
  • Ambient lighting and flashlight
  • 24-hour security on site
  • 24-hour electricity supply
  • Daily housekeeping

Room configuration

Connecting rooms

No connecting room

Extra bed

No

Queen bed

5 DBLs

Twin beds

4 TWNs

Services

24 hour reception

24h security service

Boat Transfer from/to

Doctor on call

Kayaking

Laundry service

Mobile phone

Other: Private Jetty

Wi-fi Free

Facilities

Bar

coffee and tea making facilities

Fan

In-Room safe

Internet

Library

Restaurant

Shower With Hot Water

Smoking Area

Terrace

Umbrella

Disabled Facilities

No disable access

Restaurant details

Restaurant NameRiverbank Restaurant
Capacities18 pax
Type of foodInternational, Khmer
Operation hourBreakfast: 7:00 – 10:00 AM

Lunch: 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Dinner: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

 

Pros

  • It an eco-resort which help to minimize the human footprint on the nature and sustainable tourism.
  • En route to Cardamom Tented Camp, you will experience the shift from lowland settlements, into the protected area of Botum Sakor National Park with its thriving flora and fauna. The journey itself is already an adventure and offers many wonderful photo opportunities.
  • Nearly fully self-sufficient, they are now planting a vegetables/fruits to cater needs.
  • They rather used the solar panel technology, and for the water is filter then filter back to the nature (continuous circle).
  • Each check-in is followed by a 20 minutes briefing of the property.
  • Have their own boat and kayak.
  • This Tented Camp is accessible only by boat (45-60 min)
  • Staffs are friendly and ready to help

Cons

 

  • Ask to do not charge heavy devices like computer/hairdryer etc…
  • The dangers of the snakes / spider is here but largely avoided by the knowledge of the crew.
  • In some areas of the resort, it is possible to sometime hear the generator. From the tent, you can’t hear it.
  • No air-conditioning in tent.
  • It not suitable for client who does afraid of insect.
  • Pet are not allow.
  • No children under 7 year old are allow.
  • Wifi shall appear slow due to the fact it is a remote area
  • Meal can be adapted to dietary restriction upon booking.
  • Only offer 1 choice of meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The meal are always different and very tasty, no á-la-carte or buffet. This is in order to avoid the waste and to do be able to coordinate the stock for being sustainable.

Notes

  • To ensure a smooth pick-up at the embarking dock, please give the lodge your local phone number or that of your guide / driver and contact the resort prior to arrival.
  • Boat in & out at Cardamom Tented Camp: timetable for boats (two ways) and price for private boat.
    • Check-in: The boat is scheduled to leave embarking dock in Trapeang Roung village to resort at 2pm
    • Check-out: Check-out time is before noon, check out at 8am or 12pm, when the boat leaves Cardamom tented camp for Trapeang Roung village.
  • This resort is best for couples who are self-sufficiently happy to be in seclusion, away from outside civilization, and communing with everything nature has to offer.
  • The tents are positioned 9 tents in total  with 4 twin  and  5 double and inside the spacious tented camp with well set up- double or twin with toilet inside 1 table, 1 hanger I morrow 2 small tables with lamps and plug and amenities, 1 jur of water, 1 small first aid kit, 1 head lamp, 1 book as introduction. There is a wooden path that connect to the tents, on the path there are light sensor for showing the trail during night time.
  • The restaurant and Lobby are together – on the right they have a 2 small table with 2 sofa a 4 chairs for relax, welcoming people and check in. There is a bar – possible selection of alcohol.
    • restaurant with 9 tables exact capacity of the tents
    • 1 TV on the restaurant and 2 hammock for relaxing

Important remarks

ServiceDescription
Honeymoon Upon request
Birthday Upon request
Connecting roomNo
Room ServiceNo
Handicap roomNo
Breakfast in roomNo
Extra bedyes
Baby CotUpon request
BalconyNo
Lobby SpaceGood
Number of floorBungalow style
Welcome DrinkYes
Road condition leading to the hotelGood

 

Contact

Address: Tropeang Roung Village, Koh Kong, Cambodia
Tel:  +855 966 410 783

Allan – 090 312 196 (primary contact)

Sinam – 087 645 056 (urgent matters only)

Tina – 090 333 830 (urgent matters only)

For checking tents availability, please always contact Sales@cardamomtentedcamp.com

website: https://cardamomtentedcamp.com/

Special information

  • WEATHER: The coolest and most pleasant season of the year runs from November to February, with it heating up during March to June. The rainy season tends to run from July through October but they will have occasional rain from mid-April. September and October historically receive around 90 percent of the year’s rainfall (around 5 meters of rain) and the river can rise quite dramatically.
  • RECOMMENDED DRESS CODE FOR THE OCCASION: Resort will not allow anyone to go trekking in open shoes, sandals or flip flops. A wide brimmed hat is also a good option to have when kayaking and while our current mosquito population is not particularly bad, mosquito repellent is also recommended for the evenings

For private activities  arrangements

  • For private arrangements for activities. They do additional charge for private arrangement trip, cost differently as per package below;
    • Trekker package 3D2N – private arrangement cost 100 USD per group of maximum 9 pax.
    • Explorer package 4D3N – private arrangement cost 140 USD per group of maximum 9 pax

For guide who accompanied with the client. At the moment they can share one staff room (with fan and private bathroom) to accommodate the guide with small fees on food as detail below;

Trekker package 3D2N

  • – outside guide cost 30 USD per guide per trip for consuming food with staff.
  • – outside guide cost 50 USD per guide per trip for consuming food with guest.

Explorer package 4D3N

  • – outside guide cost 50 USD per guide per trip for consuming food with staff.
  • – outside guide cost 75 USD per guide per trip for consuming food with guest.
  • Guide can do all activities with guest with no additional charge.

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CAMBODIA – Koh Kong – Cardamom Tented Camp

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  • An eco-friendly safari tented camp style with well set up in middle of nature
  • A nice peaceful location along the river and surrounding by the last biggest rain-forest
  • An immersion experience supporting the protection of the local environment and the Wildlife Alliance