Hire a Private Jet to Phnom Penh

Situated on the banks of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city in Cambodia. Founded in 1434, the city has witnessed centuries’ worth of history, some of it tumultuous. Today, Phnom Penh attracts tourists and business travelers from all over the globe with its historic, cultural, and natural attractions. If you’re planning to visit the Cambodian capital with its grand boulevards and stunning architecture, consider booking a private jet rental with LunaJets. When you hire a private jet, you can customize your flight experience and avoid the headaches of commercial flying.

What Can You Do in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh was a central hub for the Khmer Empire as well as French Colonialists. The city’s past inhabitants left a strong mark that’s still evident in many of the city’s leading attractions. When planning your Phnom Penh travel itinerary, you may wish to check out the following celebrated hotspots:

Cambodia National Museum

Cambodia National Museum
Visit the Cambodia National Museum

Learn about the country’s rich history and culture at the Cambodia National Museum. It’s home to a vast array of Kmer artifacts and pre-Angkorian relics.

Royal Palace

Royal Palace
Visit the Royal Palace

With its spired pavilions and elaborate gardens, it’s no wonder that Cambodia’s Royal Palace in Phnom Penh’s most popularly visited attractions

Wat Ounalom

Wat Ounalom
Visit Wat Ounalom

Dating to 1443, Wat Ounalom is regarded as Cambodia’s Buddhist headquarters and is filled with 44 ornate structures and stunning statuary. 

Other must-visit attractions of Phnom Penh you may wish to add to your travel itinerary include the Tuol Sleng Museum, Wat Phnom, the Russian Market, and Independence Monument.

Where to Stay in Phnom Penh

Whether you’re searching for a high-end hotel with top-of-the-mark business amenities or a luxury resort with a world-class spa, you’ll find some dazzling hotel options in Phnom Penh, including:

Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel

Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel
Stay at the Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel

The tallest of the city’s hotels, the Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel boasts a stunning setting that includes a swimming pool, spa, patisserie, and even an in-house art gallery. Rooms feature comfortable and contemporary decor.

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
Stay at the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra

Popular with international travelers, the luxurious Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra is a five-star venue that boasts a decadent setting with elegant rooms designed with plush furnishings and enchanting views of the Mekong River.

Pavilion

Pavilion
Stay at the Pavilion

An historic private retreat for some Cambodian royals, Pavilion continues to attract the most discerning clientele. It features a sumptuous setting, two swimming pools, and a beautiful location near the Royal Palace. 

Where to Eat in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh features a diverse range of cuisines and restaurants. For upscale dining, you’ll want consider eating at one of the city’s best restaurants such as:

Topaz

Topaz features high-end French cuisine and routinely hosts visiting chefs. The restaurant is especially renowned for its sophisticated elegance.

Malis

Celebrated for its Khmer-inspired dishes and trendy setting, Malis is a must-visit venue for Cambodian cuisine. 

Palais de la Poste

With its two Michelin stars and luxuriant setting, Palais de la Poste boasts a beautiful setting where you can enjoy French cuisine complemented by local ingredients. 

What Events to Attend in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh features exciting events throughout the year. Here are just a few luxury events to check out when you’re in town:

Khmer New Year

Khmer New Year takes place April 13-April 15. While celebrations are held throughout the country, some of the biggest take place in Phnom Penh. Many luxury hotels and restaurant offer special celebration events for guests. 

Cambodia Water Festival

Held in the fall (October or November), Cambodia’s Water Festival is an historic event that’s been held since the 13th century. It features boat races and day and night celebrations.

Night Market

The Phnom Penh Night Market is a unique event that you don’t want to miss. The event is held on weekends and features throngs of vendors selling food and merchandise. It’s a great place to find great deals on high-end handbags, clothing, and even jewelry.