Memoria Palace Resort is a place completely recommended for nature lovers based on the principles of promoting eco-tourism in the province of Pailin, in Cambodia on a larger scale. This natural resort allows you to enjoy a few days of disconnection in the middle of nature without giving up any comfort.
Holiday Destinations for Natural Wonders
The location makes it the ideal place for a few days of disconnection, located about 20 km from the border with Thailand makes it an option to enjoy a few days of relaxation when you intend to travel between Cambodia and Thailand. But, undoubtedly, you should come to discover the Cardamom Mountains, one of the best preserved jungle areas in all of Southeast Asia. A place to enjoy and discover all the flora and fauna in their natural habitat.
As a place for the promotion of ecotourism, we follow a few basic principles:
- Minimize physical, social, behavioral, and psychological impacts.
- Build environmental and cultural awareness and respect.
- Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts.
- Provide direct financial benefits for conservation.
- Generate financial benefits for both local people and private industry.
- Deliver memorable interpretative experiences to visitors that help raise sensitivity to host countries' political, environmental, and social climates.
- Design, construct and operate low-impact facilities.
- Recognize the rights and spiritual beliefs of the Indigenous People in your community and work in partnership with them to create empowerment.
Accommodation in a non-touristic place in Cambodia
It really was a challenge to create a sustainable and responsible place with the environment mantaining every luxury available for our customers. At our natural resort you can find different types of rooms, which will allow you to enjoy your rest and regain strength after your holidays or retreat. If, however, you are looking for a different experience and enjoy an authentic immersion in nature you have our eco lodge bungalows, manufactured following the traditional Khmer technique. Whatever you like you can enjoy an experience adapted to you.
All our facilities have been built using processes that are as respectful as possible with the environment, not producing waste and using natural elements; especially in the case of the eco lodge.
Tours in Pailin
Pailin is a place where you can enjoy nature and relax and escape the crowd and noise of the city. You have many options to explore: fruit and vegetable plantations, waterfalls, mountains. You may be an intrepid traveler, but our recommendation is that you travel Pailin with the help of a guide due to safety precautions. These are still unexploited areas, and local people are the ones who know the safest routes, it will help us to locate you and, above all, discover the most spectacular spots. It is an area in which the way of life is still based on agriculture, so you can find large fields dedicated to the cultivation of sunflowers, gherkins, corn or mango.
We also offer for you different tours to discover Pailin:
Trekking through the Cardamom Mountains: for three days you will have the chance to enjoy in one of the few virgin unexplored jungles remaining in all of Southeast Asia. If you are a lover of nature and adventure, this is definitely your option. You have 4,420,000 hectares of jungle to explore nature, wildlife, waterfalls, caves all waiting for you to be discovered. A good way to enjoy the tranquility and peace of feeling away from civilization.
Samlot waterfall: it is located in a beautiful natural depression surrounded by lush vegetation and forms a natural pool filled with clean and crystal clear water. Trees, ferns, vines, roots and other vegetation surround and protrude from the pool giving the impression of a blanket of vegetation that provides shade and cools the waters. So it is an ideal place to enjoy a refreshing dip after a walk through the jungle. As a curiosity, the waterfall is only 300 meters away from the nearby Maddox-Julie-Pitt Foundation Samlot conservation center. This center was founded by Angelina Jolie as part of her ongoing efforts to preserve the heritage and beauty of the homeland of her adopted children.
The offer of tours and excursions does not end here, you can make incredible journey by bicycle or climbing if you are a lover of these sports. In addition, this area is known for being rich in gems and precious stones so it is still possible to find people who are dedicated to this activity. In addition, there are other places of interest of interest in Pailin such as the Phom Yat pagoda or the blue mountain. These are some of the activities that we put at your disposal.
In addition, to continue promoting sustainable tourism in the area, we have a collaboration agreement with local associations, to promote employability and development of the area and the guides that will accompany you are local people, who would to help to improve their quality of life.
Taste the local Khmer food
Cambodian cuisine is the result of a cluster of influences, on the one hand it has the contribution of China and other Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam or neighboring Thailand, also have great Hindu influence and the touch left by the French colonization , all these points form a very special kitchen with a personality very marked and different from its neighbors. Thus we find the use of soybeans and steam cooking resulting from Chinese influence, curries from India, soups such as pho and lac loc, influence from Vietnam or the breads resulting from French colonialism.
This kitchen is characterized by the use of spices and the use of leaves to wrap food, are very typical sour and acid preparations with the use of tamarind and lime; galangalal and ginger are fundamental are more than a complement to add flavour, are used as a one vegetable more so we can find dishes with more than 100 gr. The omnipresent ingredient in all preparations is lemongrass, fish sauce, coconut milk and peanuts are also used as an indispensable condiment.
To make unforgettable the experience of tasting traditional Cambodian food, we can offer to you an special location: our Sunflower restaurant. An incredible place to enjoy a romantic dinner or family, with extraordinary views and a magical atmosphere. A perfect combination.
In addition, all the ingredients are fresh. Many of them come from our own crops, since the best way to enjoy this cuisine is with the best ingredients to taste the original flavors. As part of sustainable development we grow many of the ingredients so you can enjoy a totally healthy and organic meal. It is a project in development, so the products that we can not self-supply are obtained from local farmers. In this way, you will be able to enjoy the maximum freshness and quality of the ingredients while you are contributing to the development of the local community.
A paceful place in Cambodia
Looking back at the history of Pailin, you will discover that it has not been easy. This area was very punished by the war but now it is a totally safe place and you can now enjoy a few days peace in one of the most natural surroundings of the Kingdom of Cambodia. In our facilities you can breathe fresh air and a clean environment, where you can enjoy a getaway from the hustle and bustle of big city life.
Opting for the plan you choose, you will leave charged with energy and positive energy. In addition to the activities that we mentioned before, you can get up early and enjoy the sunrise or sunset from the mountains, enjoy a night camping in the light of the fire or simply enjoy our pool.