Location: Pahang

Location Info

Address: Beserah, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

District » Kuantan


Beserah is located just 7km north of Kuantan, the capital of Pahang in Peninsular Malaysia. Just as expected of the east coastline, Beserah shares the beauty of the beach and white sandy beach, with its color of its own.


It's a quiet fishing village, located not far from the town of Kuantan. Driving along the trunk road gives you an experience of transformation, from busy town of Kuantan to quiet yet colorful town of Beserah. As a fishing village, there's the usual fishing activities going on, and of course a good selection of fresh seafood and restaurants that provides fresh and affordable seafood. What is most impressing and only unique to Beserah is the use of buffalos cart to transport the products of fishing from the bat to the shore for storage and transportation, going way back to 30years.

Many visitors stop by Beserah just to witness and experience this rare scene and in today's era, this is not only amusing, but also eco-friendly. Apart from fishing activities, Beserah is also well known for its shell handicrafts and batik. There is a couple of factory featuring shell handicraft, using mainly seashells and local plants such as coconut, nuts and dried leaves. There are also demonstration of handicraft and batik making to further explain this traditional handicraft to visitors. Of course, as mentioned earlier, the beach at the east coastline of Malaysia is well known for its beautiful sea and white sandy beach. There are various water activities around such as kayaking, diving and surfing.


Berserah is just located 7km of Kuantan, and it's also accessible via Kemaman. Coming from Kuala Lumpur will take about 3.5 hours via the Karak highways and follow on Kuantan exit. You can also board an express bus from Pudu Station Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan station and get a cab to Beserah. Alternatively, Air Asia and MAS provide daily flight to Kuantan and from the airport you can catch a cab to Berserah.