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.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Langkawi, Malaysia

Island Horses, Langkawi

Equestrian centre called "The Perdana Stables", operated by Island Horses Sdn Bhd, located near the Oriental Village offering fun rides, beach or jungle rides and mountain trail horse rides

Mega Water Sports, Langkawi

Specialized in water sports specifically jet ski rentals and jet ski tours, also offering luxury motor yacht getaways and other services

Crystal Yacht, Langkawi

Crystal Yacht offers sailing yacht cruises around Langkawi and the Andaman Sea

Hotels in Langkawi

Sandy Beach Resort

Chalets on both sides of the road on Cenang Beach, from RM90

Malibest Resort

nice Budget Resort on Cenang Beach, RM 100 - RM 230 (Chalets). They also have really lovely treetop chalets (RM180, RM230) but you need to book in advance to get them, on-site indian restaurant

Attractions

Langkawi Cable Car, Langkawi

The daring cable car ride that takes you up to Gunung Macincang at 708 metres offers spectactular views over the Island and is a must when visiting Langkawi

Kuah, Langkawi

The main town on Langkawi and the place you arrive per boat from Penang, Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis or from Thailand.