LUXURY and premium in Siem Reap & Angkor Wat

Experience the epitome of luxury and exclusivity with our Premium and Private Holiday Tours in Cambodia. Indulge in bespoke itineraries crafted to cater to your every desire, from exploring ancient temples shrouded in mystique to unwinding in opulent accommodations amidst breathtaking landscapes. Let us elevate your journey to Cambodia, ensuring every moment is infused with unparalleled comfort and personalized service. Embark on a voyage of discovery where every experience is curated to exceed your expectations, leaving you with memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Those are our personal selections for a perfect time with us. We are locally based in Siem Reap. If you wish to book, we have access to special rates. Contact us.

Luxury and Premium hotels

Siem Reap is very well-suited for premium and luxury travellers. These are our favourite hotels or private villas, located a short distance from Angkor.
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Here are some of our PAST travelLERS' favourite options

MAISON POLANKA

For the traveler seeking beyond the ordinary, Maison Polanka whispers a seductive invitation. Imagine three exquisite, ancient Khmer wooden villas nestled within a tranquil oasis. This is no mere hotel; it's a curated haven, each space imbued with the owners' 20-year love affair with Asian and Cambodian artistry.
Akim's note: Maison Polanka, here, you're not a guest, but a welcomed friend invited into the heart of a passionate collector's haven. Imagine, not sterile luxury, but a tapestry of 20 years woven with Asian and Cambodian artistry, every piece whispering tales of discovery and love for the region.
  • 3 villas
  • Estate of 6 000 sqm
  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • 3 Villas
  • 6 000 sqm estate
  • Pool
  • Tropical garden
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Spa

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Immerse in Siem Reap's charm, embraced by 5-star luxury and the privacy of your own sanctuary. Nestled in a tranquil haven, our exquisite accommodations unveil unique experiences, just steps from the vibrant heart of Siem Reap. Imagine the best of both worlds: the unparalleled service and amenities of a world-class hotel seamlessly blended with the intimacy and personalized touches of your own private residence. That's the magic we weave at our secluded retreat.
Akim's note: Privacy? Absolutely. You've got the whole place to yourselves. But unlike renting a house, you also get top-notch service, plus the feeling of being pampered like royalty. It's the best of both worlds.
  • 1 Private Villa
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Dinning area and bar
  • Bar
  • Private Pool
  • Own chef available
  • 1 Private Villa
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Dining Area
  • Bar
  • Private pool
  • Own chef available
  • City Center

Sala Lodges

Escape the ordinary at Sala Lodges, where eleven traditional wooden houses on stilts offer an authentic Cambodian experience, just 8km from the wonders of Angkor. This eco-retreat isn't your typical hotel – it's a portal to a bygone era, where history whispers from weathered wood and open verandas beckon the cool breeze.
Each house, tells a unique story of Cambodian architecture. Awaken your inner explorer and unwind by the saltwater pool, savouring local flavours and immersing yourself in the true essence of Cambodia.
Akim's note: Sala Lodges is the opposite of the chain hotel. Whenever you wake up from a nap or enjoy a delicious breakfast, you know exactly where you are – in Cambodia. The small size, the owner's personal touch, and the carefully curated setup of everything are designed to ensure you have an authentic Cambodian experience.
  • 11 Wooden houses
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • 11 Wooden Houses
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa

FCC ANGKOR BY AVANI

Timeless allure meets modern comfort at FCC Angkor. Unwind in the leafy heart of Siem Reap's Old French Quarter, where a historic French governor's mansion whispers tales of the past. Explore Angkor Wat's wonders by day, then lose yourself in vibrant Siem Reap at night. Captivating conversations flow like cocktails at Scribe bar, the city's beating heart. Here, history and adventure become your companions.
Akim's note: FCC, from French governor's mansion to journalists' haunt, its walls hum with whispers of adventure. I love stepping outside to the romantic riverside, feeling like my own storybook hero. Wine lover this is certainly one of the best wine list you can dream off.
  • 80 rooms
  • 2 Pools
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa
  • Pet Friendly Hotel
  • 80 rooms
  • 2 pools
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa
  • Pet friendly

Amansara

Nestled near the majestic Angkor Wat, Amansara is a tranquil haven steeped in history and Khmer elegance. Once a royal retreat, this 1960s architectural masterpiece offers guests an unforgettable experience of Cambodian hospitality.
Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a cultural immersion, or simply a luxurious escape, Amansara is the perfect place to experience the magic of Siem Reap.
Akim's note: This is certainly the most exquisite hotel. I love the all-inclusive services, from tour guides to lunch and dinner, and of course, their amazing breakfast. I enjoyed the spa there so much, I still remember it every day!
  • 24 Suites in total
  • 12 Suites with pool
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • 24 SUITES
  • 12 SUITES WITH POOL
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • 2 bars

RAFFLES D'ANGKOR

Step back in time to the golden age of travel, where colonial elegance meets Cambodian charm at the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor. This iconic landmark, established in 1932, whispers tales of legendary guests like Charlie Chaplin and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis within its grand Art Deco walls.
With 15 acres of gardens, Cambodia’s most iconic hotel swimming pool, modelled on ancient royal bathing pools and original features like its timber cage elevator, it is an ideal place from which to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Angkor.
Akim's note: Raffles' staff goes above and beyond, and the pool is pure heaven. I'm officially a repeat offender at this Siem Reap sanctuary.
  • 119 rooms
  • 20 SUITES
  • Pool
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa
  • 119 rooms
  • 20 SUITES
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars

SHINTA MANI Angkor

Nestled in the French Quarter, Shinta Mani Angkor offers sophisticated serenity. Its 115 Bill Bensley-designed rooms, whispers of Khmer culture, promise personalized luxury. Explore Angkor Wat, then find solace in the resort's lush poolside haven. Savor local and international delights at Kroya, or sip cocktails under the stars. Bensley's Bar whispers refined evenings. A portion of your stay fuels community projects through the Shinta Mani Foundation. Immerse in Siem Reap's magic, responsibly.
Akim's note: Shinta Mani Angkor is a design lover's dream! Bensley's touch is like magic, weaving art into every corner. Trust me, memories here won't fade.
  • 115 rooms
  • 10 private pool villas
  • Pool
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa
  • 115 rooms
  • 10 private pool villas
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars

Park Hyatt

A serene escape amidst the urban buzz, showcasing Khmer-inspired design in its crisp white colonnades and central courtyard with a banyan tree.
Unwind in one of 108 rooms or suites, each adorned with custom furnishings and modern luxuries. Some boast courtyard or city views, while others offer private balconies, plunge pools, or sunken bathtubs for two.
Akim's note: Park Hyatt, Siem Reap's city-center crown jewel, is the perfect base for exploring. Don't miss the Glasshouse cafe for a treat you won't forget.
  • 108 rooms
  • City centre
  • 2 Pools
  • 2 restaurants
  • bar
  • Spa
  • 108 rooms
  • City centre
  • 2 Pools
  • Spa
  • 2 restaurants
  • bar

Phum Baitang

Escape the Siem Reap buzz, yet stay minutes from Angkor's temples. 45 thatched, stilted villas (think reclaimed wood, spacious terraces, and hand-picked furniture) offer ultimate relaxation – 20 even boast private plunge pools. This charming village, at first glance traditional, hides subtle design surprises and modern luxuries within its rustic beauty. Unwind by the 50m infinity pool, or step into our favourite haunt – a century-old farmhouse reborn as a coolest-in-Asia cigar and cocktail lounge, brimming with vintage spirits.
Akim's note: Phum Baitang, I've been enjoying magnificent sunsets here, where luxury meets tradition. You're definitely in a unique setup.
  • 45 Villas
  • 20 Villas with pool
  • Pool
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • Spa
  • 45 Villas
  • 20 Villas with pool
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars

Jaya House River Park

This intimate art-deco lodge whispers serenity. Whitewashed and embraced by lush greenery, it rings two turquoise pools with its garden heart. Community threads deeply into its fabric, woven through local projects and partnerships. Thirty-six rooms await, each a dance of contemporary cool and hushed tones. Balcony whispers or garden strolls? The choice is yours. After tuk-tuk town trips and Angkor Wat's temple treasures, find deeper sanctuary in the idyllic spa.
Akim's note: For warmth and hospitality, Jaya House River Park is unmatched. The personal touch and dedication to guest experience are like no other. Their gourmet breakfast buffet, complete with personalized service, is my reason to return again and again.
  • 36 rooms
  • 2 Pools
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop bar
  • Spa
  • Plastic free policy
  • 36 rooms
  • 2 Pools
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop bar
  • Plastic free policy

PRIVATE AND PREMIUM TOUR IN ANGKOR WAT CAMBODIA

Premium things to do in Siem Reap

In Siem Reap, discerning travellers can immerse themselves in a refined blend of Khmer heritage, contemporary art, and design. Delve into exclusive experiences that ignite the senses and inspire the soul.
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Here are some of our PAST traveller's favourite options

Golfs

Beyond the awe-inspiring temples, Siem Reap boasts two beautiful golf courses: one, part of the prestigious Sofitel brand, guarantees a luxurious experience, while the other, Angkor Golf Resort, designed by legendary golfer Sir Nick Faldo, offers a unique and spectacular terrain. For a truly breathtaking round, opt for a late afternoon tee time before sunset and be rewarded with stunning scenic views and charming bird encounters.

Helicopter

Why not enjoy one of the most unique views of the temples from above? Helicopters have always been something special, but when you add on top the stunning view of the temples and the Siem Reap countryside, it's sure to be one of your most unique flights.

Hot Balloon

Gently ascend above swaying palms, charming villages, and emerald rice paddies. Catch glimpses of curious water buffalo, smiling faces, and maybe even ancient temples through the jungle's embrace. Dive into authentic Cambodian life from a breathtaking new perspective.

Тheam's Gallery

Immerse yourself in the beauty and fascinating world of Theam, a renowned Cambodian artist. This hidden gem is more than just a museum; it's a glimpse into the very soul of Siem Reap's art scene. Step into Theam's elegant home, transformed into a captivating gallery showcasing his mesmerizing paintings and sculptures. Each piece is a vibrant tapestry of Khmer tradition and modern vision, offering a unique perspective on Cambodian culture.

ERIC STOCKER

Drawn to lacquer's source: After honing his craft in France, Eric Stocker yearned for Southeast Asia, the birthplace of lacquer. Reviving Cambodia's lacquer art, he was invited by the EU to lead an artistic revival project in Cambodia. Eric Stocker embraced the challenge, establishing a lacquer training school from scratch within Artisan d'Angkor. He collaborates with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton to this day. You can visit his humble workshop here in Siem Reap. His masterful touch graces their exquisite objects, showcasing both his own talent and the enduring beauty of Cambodian lacquer. 

Christian develter

Develter Gallery isn't just your typical gallery. It's the brainchild of Belgian artist Christian Develter, a man who seamlessly blends fashion and art into an experience that's both sophisticated and exhilarating. Imagine walls adorned with Develter's signature pop-art inspired paintings, each brushstroke pulsating with energy and cultural references. Immerse yourself in the intricate details of his "Chin Series", where the faces of tattooed Chin women emerge from the canvas, captivating your gaze with their stories.

Temple Dinner

Imagine the confluence of gourmet dining and ancient grandeur, a private feast within the hallowed halls of a temple. We orchestrate unforgettable experiences, tailoring private dinners with or without captivating shows. Indulge in this pinnacle of exclusivity, a unique encounter reserved for discerning travelers seeking the soul of Siem Reap.

Ambre Fashion

Fashion lover on a quest for unique elegance? Ambre, a Siem Reap gem, awaits! This chic haven brims with high-end women's, men's, and children's clothing, each piece a tapestry of vibrant colors and exquisite details. Romyda Keth, the soul behind Ambre, infuses each design with her captivating blend of Cambodian heritage and French finesse. Every garment whispers of meticulous craftsmanship and unwavering quality.

Eric Raisina Haute Couture

Step into a world of vibrant silks and exquisite textures at Eric Raisina Siem Reap, a captivating blend of Parisian haute couture and Khmer artistry. Nestled in the heart of Siem Reap, this boutique is more than just a shop; it's an immersive experience where fashion unfolds as storytelling.

phare circus - private show

Immerse yourself in the captivating artistry of Phare, beyond the ordinary circus spectacle. Witness the raw emotion and vibrant stories of Cambodia unfold through breathtaking acrobatics, mesmerizing dance, and evocative music. Tailor your experience, whether it's a private performance under the grand Big Top, transformed into your personal stage, or an intimate gathering within our renowned spectacle at your preferred location. Indulge in a cultural odyssey, crafted just for you.
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