Faces of
Malaysia
Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Langkawi, Malaysia

Sandy Beach Resort

address: Sandy Beach Resort, Pantai Cenang, Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Keda Darul Aman, Tel: 04-9551308, Fax: 04-9551662, Email: sandybch@streamyx.com
Chalets on both sides of the road on Cenang Beach, from RM90
phone: 04-9551308


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Hotels in in Langkawi
HOSTELS
in Langkawi
Gecko Guesthouse
laid-back backpacker guesthouse / hostel with a bar located about 5min walk from Cenang Beach
Rainbow Lodge
3min from Cenang Beach with scenic mountain view, village landscape, quiet and peaceful surrounding and calm atmosphere. In-house restaurant and bar available.
Things to do & see
Gunung Raya
highest peak on Langkawi (881m) with spectacular views over the island and even to Thailand when it is clear ... more
Kuah
The main town on Langkawi and the place you arrive per boat from Penang, Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis or from Thailand. ... more