Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Cherating, Malaysia

Riverside Holiday Resort

accommodation near the river with on-site restaurant and live music club (Little Bali)

Riverside 3 Point Beach Motel

chalets right at the beach

Ranting Beach Resort

pricier accommodation with bungalows at the beach and across the road, on-site restaurant

Maznah Guest House

chalets/bungalows off the beach

Mata Hari

nice bungalows/chalets in a nice setting a bit off the beach

Cherating Cottage

Rooms and bungalows with balconies and good views, could use a renovation though. on-site restaurant with Asian and Italian kitchen

Payung Guest House

well-maintained and inexpensive chalets with a good atmosphere near the river (less than 5min walk to the beach).try to stay here if there is availability

Hotels in Cherating

Ranting Beach Resort

pricier accommodation with bungalows at the beach and across the road, on-site restaurant

Mata Hari

nice bungalows/chalets in a nice setting a bit off the beach

Attractions

Mangrove River Tour, Cherating

A must-do in Cherating is a boat tour into the mangrove forest. The guides are good in spotting various animals, includings snakes.

Cherating Beach, Cherating

mostly quiet and peaceful beach near the budget accommodations. popular surfing spot when the weather is right