Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
perhentian-mohsin-bungalow2.jpg, Chalets and Restaurant on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with the best views over the beach.
Mohsin Chalet & Cayaku Restaurant
Chalets and Restaurant on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with the best views over the beach. ... more
Perhentian Island Resort
resort on the big island with its own beach ... more
Watercolours Paradise Resort
affordable chalets on the big island (Pulau Perhentian Besar) with a dive centre ... more
The Reef Chalets
chalets on the big island, next to Coral View ... more
Coral View Island Resort
Resort on the big island strategically located between 2 beaches ... more
Fatimah Chalets
Chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil ... more
Maya Guesthouse
chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with very good value ... more
Senja Bay Resort
Budget Resort on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with good views ... more
Butterfly Chalets
basic chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with magnificent views ... more
Bubu Resort
hotel-style resort on Long Beach, Perhentian Island Kecil ... more
Synfony Village
basic chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil ... more
Panorama-Chalets-Perhentian-Island-Kecil.jpg, Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with a good restaurant and a dive shop
Panorama Chalets and Restaurant
Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with a good restaurant and a dive shop ... more
Moonlight Chalets
Chalets and Restaurant on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecial ... more
Chempaka Chalets
Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil ... more
Rock Garden Village
Chalets on the most southern edge of Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil. One of the cheapest option on the Perhentians. ... more
Lemongrass Chalets & Restaurant
Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Chalets at the southern edge of the Beach ... more
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HOSTELS
in Perhentian Islands
Chempaka Chalets
Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Fatimah Chalets
Chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Things to do & see
Pulau Perhentian Besar
The Big (=besar) Island. The slightly bigger island offers more expensive resort style accommodation. For family travellers or those who like it more quiet and have an extra Ringgit to spend. ... more
Long Beach (Pasir Panjang)
Most popular beach on the small Island for backpackers with many chalets and restaurants, snorkel spots right at the beach ... more