Famous for its beautiful beaches, there are many resorts and hotel along the coastline of Kuantan.
Teluk Cempedak beach is among the most famous beaches in town. It offers white sandy beach and deep
blue sea for a variety of water activities. Club Med is also located near Cherating, another holiday
destination for families. Apart from its beaches, there is also Turtle Sanctuary, where one gets the
opportunity to watch a hatching turtle and get involve in preserving the endangered species
You can also get a panorama view of the surrounding at the Bukit Panaroma, which is a 45mintes hike.
Along the way do stop by one if the many waterfalls to cool down from the hot sunny climate. Since
Kuantan is famous for its beach, fresh seafood in town is a must for all visitors. You can get fresh
shrimps and crab, also sea and fresh water fish. You can end your day by taking the magical fireflies
Kuantan is the capital state of Pahang, located midway in between Singapore and Kota Bahru at the
coastline of Peninsular Malaysia. It is located at the mouth of Kuantan River and facing the South China Sea.
It is no surprise that many visits Kuantan for its beautiful beaches.
MAS, AirAsia and Firefly have direct daily flights to Kuantan from Kuala Lumpur and most of
the cities. The airport I located just 15km away from the Kuantan city. You can just catch a
taxi to anywhere around town.
Driving from Kuala Lumpur is around 3.5 hours via the Karak and East-West Highway. You can
either exit at Gambang or Kuantan.
There are many express buses around the major cities that go to Kuantan. Pudu Station Kuala Lumpur
offers many buses daily at a cost of approximately RM25 per way.