Faces of
Malaysia
Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Tioman, Malaysia

Double Ace

address: Double Ace, ABC Beach, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia - tel. 09-419 1184, 019-907 4458
accommodation on ABC beach, RM50 - RM150

Double Ace contact information

phone: 09-419 1184, 019-907 4458

Double Ace prices / booking

Triple room 150RM, AC, 3pax
Triple room 50RM, Fan, 3pax

Price Range

Hotels in Tioman

Sophie Resort and Dive

accommodation on Tekek Beach

Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort

biggest resort on Tioman, RM400 - RM10,000 (!)

Attractions

ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang), Tioman

popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach

Salang Beach, Tioman

Salang is on the northernmost end of the island and is most frequented by backpackers and independent travellers looking for a spot of diving, plenty of nightlife and cheap accommodation.