Pailin province, known for gem mining, is a peaceful rural town unspoilt by modern development that allows visitors a deep sight into the real Cambodian life of the once war-torn area. Easily accessible from Chantaburi via the Ban Pakard/Phsa Prum Border which is free from the scams and hassles of Poipet/Koh Kong, Pailin offers you an alternative way to enter/exit Cambodia with good modern roads allowing easy access to Koh Chang, Rayong, Pattaya, Bangkok, Battambang, Siem Reap, and Phnom Penh. Pailin province also an ideal place to base yourself for trekking excursions and guided tours into the Cardamom Mountains, one of Southeast Asia's best preserved wilderness areas which hosts an abundance of unique species as well as some of the few populations of endangered animals once common to South East Asia.
Memoria Palace & Resort is owned and running by a local. We are eco-tourism resort located in the foothills of the Cardamom Mountains of Pailin, Cambodia. We are committed to turning this once war-torn area into a responsible tourism destination, by offering a brighter future to the younger generation in Pailin, thus protecting the local people – be they our staff or from the local communities – from the negative impact of tourism is one of our highest priorities. We also support all kinds of wildlife protection initiatives, thus sale of wild animals or foods and products derived from them is strictly prohibited on our premises.