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Situated along the Tatai River, Canvas & Orchids Retreat offers a peaceful treat with its overwater tented villas, stunning views and restaurant. Offering a view of Cardamom Mountains, each villa features a private terrace. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player, minibar and private bathroom with shower. DVD rentals are free-of-charge. Guests can enjoy kayaking down the river or have a relaxing massage. A daytrip to the nearby Tatai Waterfalls or coastal mangrove can be arranged by Canvas & Orchids Retreat. Canvas & Orchids Retreat's gourmet restaurant offers western and Asian dishes. Vegetarian meals are available. Situated between Bangkok and Phnom Penh in Tatai, Canvas & Orchids Retreat is a 20-minute drive from Koh Kong City. The Lodge is a 4-hour drive from Phnom Penh or a 2 hours drive from Trat.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE private parking!


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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Tatai
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  • Jessica
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Wonderful location on the river. Lovely tent room. Great facilities. The staff were so friendly and helpful.
  • Tom
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    room, location, activities, food, drinks all good and good range of options its a beautiful setting and the staff and logistics arranged were perfect to get there and back clean throughout
  • Connie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Canvas and Orchids is one of the best places I have ever stayed in. Such a beautiful relaxing setting, we loved jumping straight into the water from our decking and exploring the river on kayaks. The staff went above and beyond to look after us...

Managed by Anna

Company review score: 9.9Based on 38 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

I love trekking in the forest and kayaking in small channels to explore the mangroves.

Property information

Glamping with a conscience. An enchanted encounter with Mother Nature where you find yourself enveloped in her splendor everywhere you set your sights upon. Feel the calmness that is embodied in the quietly flowing river and the majesty of the Cardamom Mountains in the background. Give your senses a feast by listening to the songs of the birds, watching the changing cloud formations, the sun rising from behind the misty mountains and spectacular sunsets that delight you with four dazzling colors at the very least, and on days when the weather is just right, a magical synchronized light show brought to you by thousands upon thousands of fireflies. All this beauty is complemented by the quiet luxury afforded by remarkable floating tents, which spare no effort in ensuring your comfort. Each tent is carefully furnished with the modern conveniences of a luxury hotel, with the outstanding feature of providing you with the experience of jumping into the Tatai river for a quick swim or a kayak ride right from your own balcony! Great efforts have been undertaken in the design and construction of these exceptional floating tents, which are unique in all of the world.

Neighbourhood information

At the moment, you are in a place in Southeast Asia that is like no other place you have been…welcome to the province of Koh Kong that is home to the largest mangrove forest system and one of the largest protected forests in Southeast Asia. Very, very special indeed! The Cardamom Mountains provide essential ecosystem services upon which people depend, namely water. The monsoon rains fall heaviest on the Cardamom Mountain's plateau – the source of several nationally significant rivers – making this the primary watershed for one-third of Cambodia. The tours to nearby waterfalls, fishing villages and neighboring communities are conducted by guides and boatmen who have lived in these villages for most of their lives. The boats for these tours are prepared anticipating your every possible need and the guides conduct these tours with the joy and warmth of one who is taking friends around one’s own community.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Cambodian • French • Seafood • Thai • Local • Asian • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Canvas & Orchids Retreat
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Massage
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Khmer
  • Filipino

House rules

Canvas & Orchids Retreat takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 17:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 08:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 1 year are welcome.

Children 14 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and older are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Cash Canvas & Orchids Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

The hotel is only accessible by boat. Please contact the hotel for the boat schedule prior to your arrival.

Check in time is strictly at 2pm and 5pm; Outside of these times, there is an extra boat charge of $30.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Canvas & Orchids Retreat in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Canvas & Orchids Retreat

  • Canvas & Orchids Retreat offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Back massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hand massage
    • Walking tours
    • Foot massage
    • Badminton equipment
    • Full body massage
    • Cooking class
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage

  • Yes, Canvas & Orchids Retreat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Canvas & Orchids Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Canvas & Orchids Retreat is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Canvas & Orchids Retreat is 2.7 miles from the centre of Tatai. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Canvas & Orchids Retreat has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant