Are there mosquitoes, bugs, spiders, snakes, stray dogs or other wildlife that may impact our experience?
Usually, there are very few mosquitoes, but they and other bugs can occasionally be an issue, often without notice or a pattern. However, we do have insect repellent available. You are also encouraged to bring your insect repellent if you have a preferred brand. Tents have netted windows that help keep mosquitoes and other bugs […]
According to the WHO, malaria has firmly declined in Cambodia since 2021. None of our ex-pat advisors that have lived here for twenty years nor our guests visiting us for more than ten years had malaria. We did have some cases in the village around five years ago but never since. Seen how frequent and […]
Cambodia has a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from warm to hot throughout the year. There are two seasons; the northeast monsoon season runs from November to April, bringing sunny, dry weather, especially in January and February. The rains come when the winds shift into the southwest monsoon from May to October, with the most […]
We know you will come from far to see all the great things Cambodia offers. However, there are plenty of things to do around the Canvas & Orchids Retreat that you will enjoy for several days. Or, you can also choose to make the most of the tranquillity and rest. To have enough time to […]
Companies such as Virak Buntham, Rith Mony and Sorya operate daily departures from Phnom Penh or Sihanoukville. Virak Buntham has proven to be the most reliable regarding safety and timeliness. Moreover, you can book your bus tickets online with Camboticket It would be best if you took the 7.45 AM bus so you can arrive […]
We can arrange a bus transfer to Canvas & Orchids Retreat and your next destination. We can also provide you with a private taxi from any point in Cambodia and some destinations in Thailand. Please get in touch with us for a quote or add a transfer from the “extras” while booking your room.
There is a way from Battambang to Tatai via Treng-Samlout-Vealveng. It is a very scenic road, with relatively decent quality asphalt on its first half until crossing Road 55. After crossing Road 55, the second part is tarmac and somewhat adventurous even during the dry season. However, some parts of the road might not be […]
You can leave your car at our reception in Tatai Village, located 5 km from Canvas & Orchids Retreat. There’s 24-hour security at reception which will keep your vehicle safe and secure so you can enjoy your stay without worrying.
The new expressway puts us closer to Phnom Penh, cutting more than two hours of the trip. If you are coming with your vehicle or a taxi, you can find the expressway entrance on the Phnom Penh side here: Google Maps. You can get to Canvas & Orchids Retreat by road in your vehicle, private […]
Yes, we can cater for nearly all dietary requirements, including vegetarian, pescatarian, halal, vegan, and intolerances and allergies as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO). But, unfortunately, we can’t cater for Kosher. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements or preferences, and we will try our best to accommodate […]