Otres 2 Beach
Beyond being just a base for island hopping in Sihanoukville , Otres 2 is a hidden gem offering solitude and relaxation.
Otres 2 is one of Sihanoukville’s beaches that offers a laid back environment, a stark contrast to the busy beaches in the city-proper. Located about 1.5 kilometres away from Otres 1 in a less developed area, this fact enables visitors to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the more developed beaches.
The Otres 2 is about a 25-minute drive from Serendipity Beach and 20 minutes away from Sihanoukville town.
Opening Days and Hours
Otres 2 is open 24 hours everyday.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Otres 2 has no entrance fee.
How to Get There
The beach is accessible by taxi or tuk-tuk. You may also rent a bike or scooter to go around.
Otres 2 is perfect for a relaxing vacation and for people who prefer a quieter of beach. It suits visitors consisting of families with kids, small groups of friends, young couples, and backpackers.
Time to Spend
Visitors usually spend about 2 to 3 hours on this beach.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Otres 2 is gaining popularity among visitors to Sihanoukville. The peak season is during the cool and dry season from November to February. Avoid the monsoon season if you are considering to visit.
A number of water activities can be done at Otres 2, such as a snorkeling trip to see beautiful coral reefs, or kayaking to explore the waters. You can also just enjoy lounging about on a stunning beach while relaxing with a book and soaking up the sun.
A number of restaurants offer Khmer and Western cuisines, as well as cheap beers. Hawkers also sell food on the beach during the day.
You may want to scoot along the scenic journey to Kbal Chhay Waterfall, about a 30-minute drive away from the Otres 2 Beach. On Saturdays, a night market is held at the Otres Village, about a 25-minute walk away. If you enjoy horse riding, you will enjoy your visit to Liberty Ranch.
Otres 2 has a number of accommodations options, mainly from mid-range to high end ones.
Good to Know
Since Otres 2 is divided into sections, the advantage of visiting Otres 2 is that you get to escape the crowd in Sihanoukville and enjoy the relatively clean beach. The disadvantage is that tuk-tuk charges are higher to get here.