Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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.

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Tioman, Malaysia

Salang Beach

Salang Beach, 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.
Salang Beach (photo: grootveld)
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.

map and location of Salang Beach

Links: Salang Beach (JourneyMalaysia.com)


Hotels in in Tioman
HOSTELS
in Tioman
Nazri Beach Cabanas
accommodation on ABC Beach
Nora’s Chalets
accommodation on Salang Beach, RM30 - RM70
Things to do & see
Tekek beach
beach at Kampung Tekek, the main hub of the island ... more
ABC Beach (Kampung Air Batang)
popular backpacker's beach on a rather long stretch of beach ... more
Things to do & see
Rock-climbing at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur
You can rock climb at 4 spots of the limestone hill that also hosts the famous Batu caves temple. Climing the walls is free of charge unless you want to take courses. ... more

Thean Hou Buddhist Temple, Kuala Lumpur
Picturesque Chinese temple with impressive architecture. It is situated on a hill offering excellent view over the city. ... more