KH­MER IN­FLU­ENCE

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Alila Vil­las Koh Russey is nes­tled on its own pri­vate is­land in the Koh Rong area of Cam­bo­dia, along­side a pris­tine bay, cop­per­sand beaches and trop­i­cal for­est. The re­sort is a 20-minute car trans­fer and speed­boat ride from Si­hanoukville Air­port. The first Alila re­sort in Cam­bo­dia, the prop­erty fea­tures 50 pavil­ions and 13 vil­las, the designs of which show a strong Kh­mer in­flu­ence. With a sus­tain­abil­ity ap­proach, ar­chi­tect Chioh-Hui Goh of Sin­ga­porean firm Stu­dio­goto, fused ar­chi­tec­ture, land­scap­ing and in­te­rior works with the des­ti­na­tion, while pay­ing trib­ute to the work of lo­cal ar­ti­sans. There are two restau­rants: Hori­zon, which serves French and h fu­sion a la carte break­fast and din­ner, and Beach Shack, where guests can en­joy Kh­mer cui­sine, seafood and light dishes. Spa Alila is also avail­able, with sig­na­ture treat­ments that in­clude Kh­mer heal­ing tech­niques and lo­cal in­gre­di­ents, as well as pri­vate yoga and Tai Chi classes. alila­ho­tels.com/kohrussey

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