M’Pai Bay-Koh Rong Samloem

M’Pai Bay fishing village is located in the north of the Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia, where there are many beautiful beaches around, as the main beach of Koh Rong Samloem Saracen with many tourists and fully booked on holidays, why not in M’Pai Bay? Living Nomads makes sure that you will find much more attractive things in Saracen bay.

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The sunrise at M’Pai Bay Koh Rong Samloen seen from the balcony at our hostel.
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5 reasons why you should stay in M’Pai Bay

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1. Many beautiful beaches near M’Pai Bay
2. The price is super cheap
3. Food cheap and super delicious
4. Enjoy the most beautiful sunset on the island of Koh Rong Samloem
5. The most beautiful snorkeling place

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Sunset in M’Pai bay

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Things to do in M’Pai Bay

View the sunset

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An excellent M’Pai Bay experience, the two most beautiful sunset views are at the Cliff hostel (from the bar down the stairs and rock formations on the left side of the Mango Lounge.

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Fishing boat

Diving and seeing coral

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M’Pai Bay is home to the most beautiful coral reefs in Koh Rong Samloem. You can see cuttlefish, seahorses, and many fish and corals with all colors. You do not need to hire a boat or go for coral reef tours like at other beaches in Koh Rong Samloem and Koh Rong but you just go from the beach to the old pier alongside the main pier.

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Trekking to visit different beaches

Closing to M’Pai, there are many beautiful beaches, quiet, pristine and beautiful than Saracen Bay so you can not miss to have the virtual photos. The two most beautiful beaches are Clear Water Bay (Driftwood) and Eco Sea Dive only 15-30 minutes walk. If you can not walk, then you rent a longtail boat to 5 dollars/person/route. Full day boat trip on the island about 35-50 dollars /boat can carry up to 20 people.

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A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.
A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

A small fisher-folk village that has not been discovered by many tourists.

Sunset in M'Pai bay
Sunset in M’Pai bay
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M’Pay Bay wild beach

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How to get to M’Pai Bay

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The only way to get to M’Pai Bay is to take a speed ferry from Sihanoukville or you can go from Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem.

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M’Pai Bay pier

From Sihanoukville to M’Pai Bay: Two-way fare is 22 dollars and there are seven flights a day from Buva Sea and Speed Ferry.

  • From Koh Rong Samloem (Orchid Pier) to M’Pai Bay: 7 dollars for one way and 5 dollars/day for Buva Sea.
  • From Koh Rong (Koh Touch Pier) to M’Pai Bay: 7 dollars for one way and 5 dollars/day for Buva Sea.

The way to go around M’Pai Bay

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You can go by walking, renting a motorbike taxi or the Long Tail Boat. However, Living Nomads advise that you should walk or rent the boat because the roads in islands are not good to move by motorbike taxi or rent a motorbike

The best hotels in M’Pai Bay

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M’Pai Pay’s hotels have basic rooms, so the price is so cheap. But, M’Pai Bay is a worth place to stay and relax for your holiday

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M'pai Bay village, Koh Rong Samloem

M’Pai Bay accommodation

The cheap hotels, hostels, motels

The Cliff Hostel: dorms are from 5 dollars, private rooms have the bathroom with the cost of 25 dollars, four people room with the cost of 35 dollars. The price is changed according to the low season or peak season. It is evaluated better than other hostels at booking.com because it is often in full room status, about 300m walk from the pier.

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Bong’s guesthouse: has the price of 15 dollars for the private room with bathroom inside
Seapony bungalow: the price is range from 15 dollars for the double room, inside the bathroom and the restaurant serves the best foods.

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Easy Tiger Bungalow: About 15 dollars with the private room and the bathroom inside, this is one of the first motels in M’Pai Bay, good evaluated and best location.

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The average cost hotels

M’Pay Bay Bungalows: is the most beautiful bungalow in M’Pai Bay, near the pier, beautiful rooms, fan, bed, bungalow very large, very cheap price from only 25 dollars.

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Beach House: is the only place with air-conditioner, beautiful and clean bungalow, the price from 50 dollars or more. Give 20 dollars of discount code when booking at Beach House on airbnb.

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Sunset Bungalows: Range from 28 dollars, beautiful rooms, beautiful sunset view location.

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The best restaurants in M’Pai Bay

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The food in M’Pay Bay is very tasty and cheap; the price is only from 2 dollars for one compared to Saracen Bay is half the price.

Have a buffet at Fish Hook restaurant (close to The Cliff Hostel) for only 8 dollars per person, many dishes, grilled seafood, dessert … vitamins here super big cup with the price is 2.5 dollars to drink for three people

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Cliff Hostel’s food is priced from 3 dollars, chef from Phnom Penh’s 5-star hotel so the dishes are deliciously cooked.

The restaurant of the Seapony guesthouse should have breakfast here, visitors appreciate the restaurant very well.

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Some other cheap restaurants close to the pier have beach chairs right away, the cost is from 2 dollars

Nightlife in M’Pai Bay

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There are more exciting than Saracen Bay, there are many bars, cocktails are quite cheap, especially the bar at The Cliff hostel, although a bit far but the cheapest alcoholic drinks here, play music nice, crowded.

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