Kampot is the capital of Kampot Province in southern Cambodia and has a population of approximately 23,000 people.
The city is a quiet riverside town just a few kilometers from the Gulf of Thailand.
Kampot is best known for its famous black pepper, which is widely available in Cambodia. The fresh climate and soil type of Kampot as well as the experience from several generations of pepper farmers make this pepper unique and much sought-after by gourmets worldwide. It is also famous for its Kampot fish sauce.
Kampot is the base for trips up the Dâmrei and Bokor Mountains. Stunning panoramic views over Cambodia and Vietnam can be enjoyed from the mountain tops. Waterfalls, boating and rafting on the river can be enjoyed in town, and popular attractions are the Kompong Trach caves with their ancient ruins and the durian and pepper farms.
The little island of Koh Tonsay can be visited from Kampot by boat. Visitors can enjoy long stretches of golden sand and tasty local crab curry. Rabbit Island is a mere 25 km away just off the coastline of Kep, also lovely for a relaxing getaway.
Kampot is an up and coming tourist destination and the city has recently undergone many changes.
There are a number of charming hotels, guesthouses, resorts, cafe’s, bars and restaurants in the towns of Kampot and Kep.
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Discover the first and only highland resort in the Mekong Sub-Region amid the pristine jungle wilderness and pleasant cool weather with beautifully landscaped hill on the Bokor Mountain, Kingdom of Cambodia. The resort is 45 minutes drive from Kampot town and 170 minutes away from Phnom Penh.
Thansur Bokor Highland Resort offers rooms and suites decked out with modern Khmer art and equipped with latest amenities. All guestrooms are comfortable served with world-class service.
Nearby attractions and towns include Bokor Mountain, Pepper Farms, Salt Fields, Sihanoukville, Kep and Rabbit Island to name only a few.
The Big Buffet restaurant indulges guests in a magnificence private area featuring western specialties dishes, Khmer's signature dishes and extensive wine list.
For meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions; our resort offers full equipped facilities with up-to-date technology system.
Experience and enjoy the Bokor mountain tour with Motor Kang Bey or Bike Ride at Thansur Bokor Highland Resort. Discover the captivating view on the mountain in the middle of the pleasant cool weather with the most nature air you can find in Cambodia. Take a deep long breath while enjoy the Kampot highland eco-tour view.