Honeymoons in Cambodia

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Cambodia Overview

Whether you are looking for a chance to relax and unwind after much hectic planning or whether you are ready for a new adventure, then Cambodia offers a great mix of both. With gorgeous beaches on which to laze, stunning natural countryside to trek and tons of historical sites and museums to visit, not to mention dolphin watching and shopping, there is so much to see and do, that the only problem will be fitting it all in.

A honeymoon in Cambodia will give the newly married couple a chance to explore an up and coming country which has a myriad of fascinating history and a rich culture. Flights leave South Africa on a regular basis and you could be exploring all that this amazing country has to offer in little over 20 hours. Visit the ruined temples of Angkor which give an insight into their former colonial times, and take a poignant trip to the memorial at Choeung Ek, the scene of the infamous Killing Fields. There are over 8,000 skulls arranged in size behind a glass pane. Trek the Bokor National Park and watch the Mekong dolphins. Ride an elephant at Ratanakiri or Mondukiri or go for a cruise along the Mekong River. Visit a floating village and watch the sunset from the top of Phnom Bakheng Temple. With so much to see and do, your stay in Cambodia will be unforgettable.

Key Facts for Cambodia

Currency: Riel

Capital: Phnom Penh

Language: Khmer

Flight time: 13 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Cambodia

When to go:
– It's warm and hot all year round but November to February which are slightly cooler and dry is the best time to go. June-August is hot and wet and September to early November is cooler and wet.

Flight information:

– Multiple carriers operate between South Africa and Cambodia. Emirates/Bangkok Airways fly from Toronto stopping at Dubai and Bangkok before arriving at Phnom Penh in 19½ hours


– Riel

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Getting Married in Cambodia

If you're looking for a country in which to get married that is full of stunning scenery, rich in culture and with lots of fascinating history, then why not consider Cambodia. This up and coming country, located in the heart of South East Asia, can offer incredible historical sites, great beaches, fascinating history, and warm and welcoming people. With majestic mountains or stunning temples as the backdrop of your wedding photos, it's not hard to see why weddings abroad in Cambodia are on the increase. With plenty of hotels and resorts in which to exchange your vows and hold a reception after, your special day will be truly memorable.

Marriage Requirements


A couple need to have resided in Cambodia for 21 consecutive days before they can begin their application to get married. They will need an affidavit which they can get from their country's embassy in Phnom Penh. The Notice of Marriage then need to be posted on the consular notice board at the embassy for 21 days before a certificate of no impediment is released. The couple then need to seek approval to get married from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh who will notify the couple's town hall of where they are getting married, and tell them to release a Marriage Certificate once he has considered the application. The documents needs by the company include valid 10 year passports and photocopies showing their Cambodian visa, certificate of non impediment, medical certificate, details of occupation and monthly pay, and if they have been divorced or widowed, relevant certificates. For more information visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/how-to-marry-in-cambodia.shtml