How to get to Teluk Chempedak
TC is located about 10-15min (5km) to the east of the city centre. The easiest way to get there would be by car / taxi but there are also regular local buses.
There are a few guesthouses near the beach. The main hotel at the beach front is Hyat Regency Kuantan Hotel.
Being so close to the Kuantan city, TC is a popular spot to be visited by families, especially on the weekends.
the boardwalk at the northern end of the beach connects to another more quiet beach
the boardwalk offers views of the jungle on one side and the sea on the other
the are a few western fast food joints (McDonalds, Burger King, KFC) as well as several local food restaurants and stalls near the beach
playground and sitting area around several food stalls
During the rainy season (monsoon, November - February), swimming is strictly forbidden because of the rough sea during that time. This photo was taken during this time period in mid February.
viewing south from boardwalk at the rocky northern end of the beach
a bunker from the times of the Second World War
Beserah Fishing Village, Kuantan
Fishing Village located about 8km north of Kuantan facing the South China Sea. It is famous for handicrafts made of shells and coconuts and seafood and its peaceful charm of the old times.
Pulau Perhentian Besar, Perhentian Islands
The slightly bigger island offers more expensive resort style accommodation. For family travellers or those who like it more quiet and have an extra Ringgit to spend.
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.