Luxury tented camp opens deep in Cambodian jungle


The hotly anticipated Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Assortment has opened, crowning a transformative yr for Cambodian luxurious tourism. Nestled deep inside the wilderness of the South Cardamom Nationwide Park, in a pristine wildlife hall three hours’ drive south of Phnom Penh, Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Assortment affords a radical new idea for a luxurious tented camp expertise.

From the exhilarating second of arrival – criss-crossing the rapids by way of a 320m zipline, straight into the Touchdown Zone Bar – there will probably be no such factor as a typical day at Shinta Mani Wild.Perched over 1.5km of river and waterfalls, the 14 one-bedroom tents (100sqm) and one two-bedroom tent (140sqm) have been meticulously designed to evoke Bensley’s imaginative and prescient of what it may need been wish to be on luxurious safari within the jungles of Cambodia with Jacky O’, who travelled all through the Kingdom with King Sihanouk in 1967.

Stunningly realised, this extraordinary product of Bensley’s creativeness gives an expertise in contrast to another in Asia. Inventive luxurious adventures embody exploring the untrammelled waterways of South East Asia’s final wild estuarine ecosystem aboard a customized Bensley-designed expedition boat; or becoming a member of Wildlife Alliance rangers on anti-poaching patrols. Ever altering menus are impressed by sustainably foraged wild edible crops, because the camp’s naturalists information company by the forest to find – and style – Cambodia’s pure larder. The Boulder Spa gives chemical-free Khmer Tonics remedies together with a river-stone foot therapeutic massage whereas soaking in a waterfall pool.

Described by Bensley as a “utopia of sustainability”, Shinta Mani Wild’s complete conservation and neighborhood programmes are spearheaded by the Shinta Mani Basis, and embody the supply of long-term employment alternatives to native inhabitants the place there may be minimal infrastructure and fewer work prospects. Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Assortment, together with the Basis, will nurture its pure surroundings by partnerships with revered conservation organizations together with Wildlife Alliance and The Cambodian Authorities. This excessive train in ingenuity will allow company to discover this pristine wilderness, whereas making the bottom doable influence on the land, providing a luxurious journey with intimate entry to one among Asia’s most beautiful forest ecosystems.

Charges at Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Assortment begin from USD2345 per night time, inclusive of all meals and beverage; all non-public guided actions and excursions; spa remedies; private Bensley Butler; land transfers from Phnom Penh or Sihanoukville airports, and taxes. Helicopter transfers are extra. A minimal three night time keep is required and a minimal age of 13 years.


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