Faces of
Malaysia
Kuching

Kuching is the capital of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo. Kuching is the most populous city in the state of Sarawak and the fourth largest city in Malaysia. Kuching means “cat” in Malay.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

Tioman, Malaysia

ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)

address: Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Malaysia
tioman-abc-beach.jpg, popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach
ABC beach
popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach

more info on ABC beach

all beaches on Pulau Tioman

 


view from the trail along Ayer Batang

Accommodations in ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)

ABC Beach Tioman

Kampung Ayer Batang (ABC Beach), Pulau Tioman

Budget Resort

Restu Chalet

Kampung Ayer Batang (ABC Beach), Pulau Tioman

Budget Resort


Related Places

Tekek beach

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island

Hotels in Tioman

Salang Beach Resort

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM80 - RM145

Nora’s Chalets

accommodation on Salang Beach, RM30 - RM70

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.

Tekek beach, Tioman

beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island

Attractions

Clan Jetties, Penang

Traditional Chinese settlements built on stilts at shore of Weld Quay

Gunung Raya, Langkawi

highest peak on Langkawi (881m) with spectacular views over the island and even to Thailand when it is clear