Friday, February 21, 2014


Accessible from Merang Jetty in Setiu, a 30-minute drive north of Kuala Terengganu, off the Terengganu coastline on the northeastern coast is the Redang Archipelago. It is made up of a few islands namely Redang Island (the largest), Pinang Island, Kerengga Island, Lima Island, Ekor Tebu Island and Susu Dara Island. This area has also been gazette as a marine park and its brilliant underwater world is one of the best in the region. Meanwhile Pinang Island has a visitors’ centre that houses an exhibition room, an audio-visual room, a research lab, turtle touch pools and chalets.

Redang Island is indeed one of Malaysia’s most idyllic islands. This tropical paradise offers pearly-white sandy beaches, sparkling clear seawater, lovely sunrises and spectacular marine life. Its marvelous marine fish varieties, turtles and huge range of coral reefs make it a wonderful diving spot and its diverse coral species are said to be among the best in the world. The five famous dive sites in Redang are Tanjung Lang, Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Gua Kawah, Pasir Panjang and Batu Mak Cantek. There are even a few shipwrecks dive sites, offering an adventure of a lifetime for divers.

Apart from diving, beach lovers can also enjoy other activities like swimming, snorkeling, fishing, boating or sunbathing. You can check in to one of the many resorts on the land and sea transfers, accommodation, full board meals and activities or room packages only. Bookings can be arranged at any local or foreign travel agents for a delightful island getaway.

Resort Redang De Rimba

Pengusaha Resort Redang De Rimba, Encik Rosli Ab Ghani dan isteri Zukhati Jaafar adalah anak tempatan Pulau Redang, merupakan suatu nilai tambah kepada pelancong yang berkunjung ke Pulau Redang.

Terletak dipinggir bukit dan hutan berdekatan dengan Kampong Pulau Redang.

Resort beliau menawarkan bilik yang berhawa dingin dengan dua katil besar dengan harga yang berpatutan RM180 sahaja.

Resort De Rimba menawarkan pakej murah 3 hari 2 malam, RM320 seorang termasuk pengankutan, bilik, makan dan program-program santai dan sebagainya.

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Bagi anda yang ingin merasai kenikmatan dan kesegaran suasana Pulau Redang bolehlah menginap di Resort De Rimba;  untuk pertanyaan dan tempahan sila hubungi beliau di talian: 09-6302881, 09-6302887 @ 014-293 3131

Thursday, February 20, 2014


Gemia Island is a tiny island located just beside Kapas Island. There is only one resort on the island to accommodate the rising number of tourists. Rooms are stretching along the rocky shore. Though the beach is narrow, yet, like other islands in east coast Peninsular Malaysia, it is covered by white sand.

Like other island hidden in the shadow of Redang and Perhentian Island, Gemia Island is less known to the tourists. Nevertheless, this has prepared the island a peaceful and quite atmosphere for holidays seekers and also the wildlife. Sea eagles, reef heron, tern and also the precious giant leatherback turtle come to nest their eggs on this island every year. Like some of the regular tourists who spend their holiday on the island every year, green turtles, Hawksbill and Olive Ridley turtle are also regular visitors too.

Lake Kenyir's

Tasik Kenyir is the largest man-make lake in South East Asia, spanning 260,000 square hectares. It is also Malaysia’s largest rock filled hydroelectric dam was built in 1980’s, the water level rises creating 340 islands, stream, waterfalls and rapids.

The rainforest that cradles the area bestows the lake with an incredible assortment of flora and fauna including rare ferns, exotic orchids, hornbills, elephants, and panthers. It is believed that the area is home to more than 8,000 species flowers, 2,500 species of plants and trees, 800 species of orchids, and 300 species of fungus.

Tasik Kenyir is located about 5 km inland of Kuala Terengganu and it is a popular destinations for eco-tourism. It is also gateway to Taman Negara through Tanjung Mentong. It is also an angler’s haven as the lake is home to species of freshwater fishes like Baung, Toman, Kelisa, Lampan and Kelah. Accommodation varies from a 3 star resort, chalets on the islands, floating resort or houseboats where rooms and meals are provided. The houseboat travels to waterfalls and fishing sites.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Terengganu… A Unique Fabric of Nature, Tradition and Heritage

A destination you will think of returning

… a destination so complete that satisfies all your senses and desires for a getaway.

A holiday sampling the best that state has to offer all in one destination. The emerald islands off the coasts where you can dive into the spectacular depths of the coastal clear waters that will conjures up images of colorful reef teeming with fascinating marine life. Immerse yourself in the living museum of Terengganu’s awesome million years old tropical rainforests with its exotic flora and fauna which are snapshot of an ancient era. Ancient evergreen forests are carved with waterfalls with tumble into clear pools while rugged landscapes of green swept down to golden beaches and azure seas.

A cool and a perfect place to retreat and unwind. Explore Terengganu for a natural high of taste sensations, scenic beauty, adventure activities and the excitement of reliving a colorful tradition heritage kept alive.

Adu Kolek (Terengganu Seafarer Challenge)

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