Kep is a wonderful coastal tourist city located in Cambodia's southern coastline.
The city was founded in 1908 during the French colonial times and it was turned into a beautiful seaside resort in the1960s. The name Kep is derived from the French words “le cap”, which means “cape”, as a point of land that extends beyond the adjacent coast into the sea.
In Kep, tourist may enjoy a variety of amazing attractions such as mountains, evergreen tropical forest, mangroves, islands, sea grass coral reefs, pure sea air, beaches, and sea food.
While in Kep you may have a wonderful fresh seafood picnic on the waterfront. Vendors will showcase live crabs, fresh prawns, squid and fish from which to choose.
Other activities in Kep may include a walk or drive around the Kep mountain, where you can enjoy great sea views, a visit to the crab market, a visit of the beautiful sandy beach of Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay), 30 minutes off the Kep coast, Tek Chou waterfalls, a picnic area popular with locals on the weekend.