Kuantan is one of the few seaside beach town in Malaysia with beautiful sceneries that’s literary less than an hour flight away from Kuala Lumpur. Instead of a grueling 3+ hours’ drive, you can now get there directly via AirAsia’s members all-in fare for just RM16 (one way flight). 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 tour.
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.