In Cambodia, Christmas is not broadly rejoiced but one event is celebrated with much fanfare and that is New Years Eve 2017 in Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh provides a wide array of extraordinary occasions, and grand New Year feasts that are organized in its renowned hotels. New Year is Phnom Penh’s most important festival and if you intend to celebrate the new-year at Phnom Penh, then you need to book your hotel well in advance, especially the accommodations close to the river side regions are the most sought after places in Phnom Penh.
Plenty of things in store to enjoy
Even though till April, the formal Khmer New Year does not commence, the expatriate as well as the Cambodians adore taking part in social gatherings and they find the New-year as an ideal occasion to take part. With the delectable dishes, colorful lights and fireworks, you are sure to have tremendous time at New Years Eve in Phnom Penh. The well known hotels in Phnom Penh convey the New Year’s grace; with a realm of Wonder Gala dinner that is organized in the garden by the pool side exhibit the ballet performances. These events are rejoiced in the bar till the wee hours. You can choose your favorite dishes from a 6 course set menu with combination of champagnes
The new celebrations in Phnom Penh comprises of global buffet with performances of renowned comedians, children’s amusement and display of fireworks over the river. You also have the facility of availing for the global buffet which provides beverages, prizes and softies. During new-year, a number of Night clubs stages the top DJ’s and offers some spectacular programs. New Year celebrations in Phnom Penh remain incomplete without the use of fireworks.
Well known areas
A few of the renowned spots where you can celebrate New Years Eve in Phnom Penh are the Hun Sen park, Wat Bottom park and on the Tonle Sap riverside. All these places are very ideal and friendly spots where you can witness the New Year celebrations. You can also bring your own refreshments to these places. You can also take part in other entertainment activities like taking a boat trip and admire the beautiful fireworks from the river. If you do not desire New Year celebrations to conclude then take a trip to the street 51 and spend a memorable time at the night club drinking your favorite drink and taking part in the roulette tables or slot machines or any of your preferred games.
If you are not in the habit of smoking, then there a good number of non smoking areas, where you can spend quality time enjoying the New Year. You can be aware of the latest updates on New Year celebrations by reading the posts that is published in the Cambodia daily and Phnom Penh post. So pack your bags and head to take part in the New Year eve in Phnom Penh you are sure to enjoy it and cherish the sweet memories for a prolonged period.
Accommodations for New Year
Popular hotels in Phnom Penh are Raffles Hotel Le Royal, NagaWorld Hotel & Entertainment Complex, The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa, Himawari Hotel, White Mansion Boutique Hotel, etc. If you are planning to spend your next coming New Years Eve in Combodia, early hotel booking is highly recommended.