BEST PLACE IN KUANTAN

BESERAH

VIEW BESERAH BEACH

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.

 

YUMMY-LICIOUS FOOD IN BESERAH

MEE CALONG

Beserah is a thriving fishing village located north of Kuantan, which main products include fresh seafood and dried salted fishes. But that’s not all; travellers can also find plenty of eateries selling the area’s quintessential dish, mee calong, which is Kuantan’s version of noodle soup served with fish balls, egg and fried tofu. Some may even cook it with chicken carcass. The shop’s decor would not win any design award yet remains functional and decent.

CENDOL

Malaysia is generally hot and humid throughout the year, so it is only natural that Malaysians appreciate delicious, cold dessert to beat the heat especially after spending time outdoors. For instance, Cendol Air Putih has been stealing the hearts of many for over 35 years with its three different variations of dessert: mixed cendolcendol with red beans, and cendol with glutinous rice.

We suspect that the quality of its cendol , which is freshly made by hand every day using real pandan leaf, woos a long stream of loyal customers. Portions are generous despite its modest prices, so you may want to share the dessert with your sweet-toothed dining companion.

 

KEROPOK LEKOR

The Keropok Lekor is very nice. Lekor or Keropok lekor is a traditional fish cracker snack for the Malay people in the county of Terengganu, Malaysia. It is also called fish sausage, fish stick, or fish fritters. It is made from fish and sago flour and seasoned with salt and sugar. It is slightly greyish in colour and tastes fishy. The fishy smell increases when it cools down.
It is usually made by grinding fish or vegetables into a paste, mixing it with sago and then deep-frying it. It comes in three main forms:lekor (which is long and chewy), losong (steamed) and keping (which is thin and crispy). It is frequently served with dipping sauces.
There are two types of Keropok Lekor; Keropok Lekor Goreng and Keropok Lekor Keping. Keropok Lekor Goreng is shaped into sausage size and tastes more chewy, whereas Keropok Lekor Keping is shaped into slices and has crispier texture.

BLACK STONE

BLACK STONE BEACH

Pantai Batu Hitam is loosely translated in English as ‘The Black Stone Beach’. There are a group of big black stone along the beach believed to come from volcano errosion. It is located 10 kilometers from the Kuantan city. The beach is suitable for swimming and you can also find beautiful seashells along the beach to keep.

ATV-Guided ATV trips through beaches with experienced guiding outfitters. Ride in mild climate all year round and enjoy the beach breeze.

A GREAT BEACH FOR KITE FLYING-Who love the sea, and would also like to fly our stunt kites on a beach with nice winds. Now you in a great places to playing kites.

BALOK

BALOK BEACH

Balok is a small village town along the main coastal road to Terengganu, and is located about 16 km north of Kuantan.
The beach at Balok is in fact acknowledged as one of the 10 best beaches in the world by the international wind-surfing and kite-surfing sportsmen.
Here we find a long stretch of fine sandy beach. And just in front of the beach you can see an islet of huge boulders.
windsailing at beach
This place is quite a popular fishing ground for the local boys when the sea is calm.
To the adventurous minded it’s a place to test their mettle by swimming there from the beach especially during high tide.
The beach is ideal for sunbathing and swimming, and with miles of sea frontage, the beach provides a perfect playground for water sports, like windsurfing, kite-surfing and sailing.

 

SUNGAI LEMBING

PANORAMA HILL

For those who want a more attractive location, Panorama Hill is one of the compulsory place to be.This is because its hilltop promises a particularly beautiful view of sunrise at once gave a memorable experience of truly memorable.

Panorama of the tall hill 291 meters above sea level gaining attraction. Those who want to climb to the top of the hill do not need a road trail because there are 815 stairs to get to atas. Those who have never set foot in Sungai Lembing, the journey only takes 30 minutes from the exit toll plazas East Coast Highway towards Kuantan next heading to the venue.

Those who want to climb the hill to start the journey as early as 5.30am for car park is always full of visitors vehicles to get there and the climb is between 20 to 40 minit. Once they got to the top, it is definitely much anticipated time of sunrise and where visitors can record a variety of exciting memories with friends or family members. The peak hill area is around ​​200 square meters, also provided two huts for patrons to relax after the climb.

 

SUNGAI LEMBING MUSEUM

The Sungai Lembing Museum showcases the history of the world-famous subterranean tin-mine. Located in the old turn-of-the-century town of Sungai Lembing, which was built with the wealth generated by the tin ore mined there, this interesting museum is housed in a beautiful colonial-type bungalow on top of a hill that overlooks the sleepy settlement below.

The town of Sungai Lembing is located 42 kilometers from Kuantan town. A good road links the two places. Here, at the museum visitors can browse the exhibits that represent almost every facet of the now defunct largest underground tin mine in the world. So famous was the mine at Sungai Lembing that it was often given the nickname the eastern ‘El Dorado’. Tin was mined here way before the British-owned  Pahang Consolidated Company Limited ventured forth to commercially work the place on a large scale in 1906 until it’s liquidation in 1986. In fact there is evidence that the mineral had attracted miners since prehistoric times.

 

GUNUNG TAPIS

The Sungai Lembing Museum showcases the history of the world-famous subterranean tin-mine. Located in the old turn-of-the-century town of Sungai Lembing, which was built with the wealth generated by the tin ore mined there, this interesting museum is housed in a beautiful colonial-type bungalow on top of a hill that overlooks the sleepy settlement below.

The town of Sungai Lembing is located 42 kilometers from Kuantan town. A good road links the two places. Here, at the museum visitors can browse the exhibits that represent almost every facet of the now defunct largest underground tin mine in the world. So famous was the mine at Sungai Lembing that it was often given the nickname the eastern ‘El Dorado’. Tin was mined here way before the British-owned  Pahang Consolidated Company Limited ventured forth to commercially work the place on a large scale in 1906 until it’s liquidation in 1986. In fact there is evidence that the mineral had attracted miners since prehistoric times.