Ascott, Canopy Sands Development sign dual property agreement in Cambodia

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has partnered with Cambodian real estate development company Canopy Sands Development to manage two properties – Oakwood Bay of Lights Sihanoukville, and Summer Bay Beach Club & Cabins by Preference.

This is the first-ever collaboration between Ascott and Canopy Sands Development, which marks the arrival of the second Oakwood property in Cambodia and introduces the Preference brand to the country for the first time.

Representatives of Canopy Sands Development (left) and The Ascott Limited (right) at the signing ceremony

As Cambodia’s tourism sector continues its rebound, Oakwood Bay of Lights Sihanoukville and Summer Bay Beach Club & Cabins by Preference are poised to become sought-after destinations for travel enthusiasts, business travellers, and those on relocation to the Kingdom of Wonder.

Nestled within the township of Sihanoukville, the 250-key Oakwood Bay of Lights Sihanoukville and Summer Bay Beach Club & Cabins by Preference offer visitors choices for short-term and long-term stays. Residents and visitors have access to a golf course, a marina, a dynamic performance theatre, tourism walking streets, shopping malls, medical facilities, financial and educational institutions.

Summer Bay Beach Club & Cabins by Preference is tailored for inquisitive explorers who are eager to immerse themselves in cultural heritage, unique architecture, and the natural surrounding landscapes. Nestled along the shoreline, the beach club comprises 60 cottages, each affording sea views and exclusive beach access. Recreational facilities and amenities include a water park, private beach area, and gourmet dining options.

Expressing his optimism, David Richard, managing director of Bay of Lights Entertainment for Summer Bay, shared: “The partnership with Ascott aligns with our vision to elevate the hospitality and tourism landscape in Sihanoukville. We believe that by offering diverse and world-class experiences, we can attract a wider range of visitors and enhance the reputation of the Bay of Lights and Cambodia as a premier destination.”

David Cumming, regional general manager of Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, The Ascott Limited, said: “We expect strong demand for the two properties in view of their excellent location and the positive outlook ahead.”