Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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.

Tioman, Malaysia

Swiss Cottage

address: Kampung Tekek, Pulau Tioman, 26807 Pahang DM, Malaysia - Tel: 09-419 1642
accommodation on Tekek Beach, RM65 - RM140

Swiss Cottage contact information

phone: 09-419 1642
website

Swiss Cottage prices / booking

Longhouse Room, Fan, Max 2 pax, RM65
Longhouse Room, A/C, Max 2 pax, RM88
Beach-view chalet, Fan, Max 2 pax, RM110
Garden-view chalet, Fan, Max 2 pax, RM78
Sea-view Bungalow Room, Fan, 2 pax, RM140
Garden-view Bungalow Room, Fan, 2 pax, RM88

Price Range

Hotels in Tioman

YP Chalets

accommodation on ABC Beach, RM30 - RM100

Salang Indah Tioman

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM50 - RM185

Attractions

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.

ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang), Tioman

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