What to do in Siem Reap during the green season

Tonle Sap lake near Siem Reap, Cambodia - photo by Chris Wotton

Siem Reap’s green season sees the relentless heat give way to welcome rain, and the whole of temple town takes on a luscious shade of verdant. The rain can bring challenges, as the city’s notoriously dusty streets give way to puddles – but it’s a wonderful time to observe our little city in the midst of […]

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Upcoming Events

Thursday May 11 7PM The Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society #3 | The Full Moon Apothecary INVITING ALL FOREST NYMPHS & DRUIDS FOR HERBAL AND BOTANICAL CONCOCTIONS, A GARDEN PARTY, A MEDIEVAL BBQ & FULL MOON MAGICK. After our star-studded Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society popup event in March, led by Phnom Penh’s premier mixologist […]

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The best art galleries in Siem Reap

Full Frontal art gallery in Siem Reap, Cambodia - photo by Full Frontal

Best known for its spectacular complex of temples around Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s premier tourism destination Siem Reap has an art and culture scene to be reckoned with, and one that’s ever on the rise. While just a few years back concern were rife at the speed with which the city’s galleries were shutting their doors, […]

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Gin Society Popup Returns as the Full Moon Apothecary

The Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel Gin Appreciation Society popup in Siem Reap, Cambodia

After our star-studded Baby Elephant Gin Appreication Society popup event in March, led by Phnom Penh’s premier mixologist from the legendary cocktail bar Le Boutier, we’re back at 7pm this Thursday 11 May for an all-healing full-moon edition of our evenings of gin-loving antics. Brewed as it is from numerous botanicals, gin has been used […]

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How to celebrate Khmer New Year in Siem Reap in 2017

Khmer New Year celebrations - photo by Sam Sith

The streets of Siem Reap are about to buzz with even more activity than usual – Khmer New Year is on the way! Based on the lunar cycle, this year the holiday falls on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April, and it’s the perfect time to see temple town at the height of […]

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Photos from Baby Elephant’s Gin Appreciation Society #2

Thank you to all who joined for the Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society #2 in March! The recently inaugurated Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society popup held its second installment on Friday 24 March, with very special guest Annemarie Sagoi from legendary Phnom Penh cocktail bar Le Boutier. Annemarie showcased some of her most delicious and […]

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Our favourite restaurants to eat vegan and vegetarian in Siem Reap

The ritual bowl at Vibe vegan café in Siem Reap, Cambodia - photo by Vibe

We all know that Siem Reap has a fantastic dining scene. And the even better news for those who lead a vegan lifestyle, whether through choice or for dietary reasons, is that Cambodia’s little temple town is also packed with great restaurants to eat vegan – meaning you can continue to eat delicious, nutritious food […]

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Say hello to new Siem Reap yoga teacher Audrey

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel's new Siem Reap yoga teacher Audrey - photo by Audrey

We’re delighted to welcome French yogi Audrey as our newest Siem Reap yoga teacher at Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel. Audrey joined us on 02 April, and is leading our regular yoga classes throughout April. Audrey brings knowledge from her 200-hour multi-style yoga training  certification with the Yoga Alliance which she did in India. To help you […]

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Baby Elephant’s Gin Appreciation Society Popup with Annemarie Sagoi

Anniemarie Sagoi of Le Boutier, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, special guest at the Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel Gin Appreciation Society popup in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel is all about leading a balanced lifestyle without sacrificing the good bits – and that means we like to indulge in a few cocktails from time to time. So we’re delighted to announce that the recently inaugurated Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society popup will be returning this Friday 24 March, with […]

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The best Cambodian restaurants in Siem Reap

Malis in Siem Reap, Cambodia - photo by Malis

Our little town of Siem Reap is home to a dining scene that makes it easy to sample cuisines from right across the world – but it’s also a fabulous place to discover the highlights of Cambodia’s own unique, complex and exciting food culture. Cambodian restaurants to suit all budgets in Siem Reap serve up […]

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