Mild to warm temperatures and sunny days are tempered by a light sea breeze from November through February. Days spent hiking, visiting temples, Bokor National Park and coastal towns can be alternated with days by the pool, enjoying spa treatments, cruising nearby islands and beaches as well as enjoying fishing, snorkeling, kayaking and other water activities.
Temperatures rise from March through April and May. The Khmer New Year: Chol Chhnam Thmei, is celebrated in mid-April. The national three-day holiday marks the end of the rice harvest.