Faces of
Malaysia
Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

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.

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Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Chempaka Chalets

address: Long Beach (Pasir Panjang), Pulau Perhentian Kecil (small island), Terengganu, Malaysia
Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Hotels in in Perhentian Islands
HOSTELS
in Perhentian Islands
Watercolours Paradise Resort
affordable chalets on the big island (Pulau Perhentian Besar) with a dive centre
Lemongrass Chalets & Restaurant
Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Chalets at the southern edge of the Beach
Things to do & see
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach. ... more
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