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Kuantan Vacations

Quiet and peaceful

Unspoiled landscapes, sleepy fishing villages and religious communities can be found in the East Coast of Malaysia, one area of which is Kuantan. A beautiful beach city with glistening sands and pretty architecture, this is a secluded area you won’t want to miss. Read more...

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Kuala Lumpur & Tanjong Jara Twin Centre

Enjoy the best of Malaysia, with three nights in its bustling capital and a week on its secluded East Coast. In Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Stripes is one of the finest resorts around, offering a fantastic location among the cities restaurants and art galleries. After experiencing the best of Kuala Lumpur, you'll transfer to Tanjong Jara Resort. This luxury retreat is a welcome respite from the crowds of the capital and has an iconic beach, an award-winning spa and access to the world-renowned Terengganu Marine Park.

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Explore the Beauty of East Coast and Kuantan

The East Coast is the traditional and authentic side of Malaysia, based more around fishing villages, unspoiled beauty and a plethora of stunning islands.

This is certainly one of the least developed areas of the country. It’s devoutly religious and relatively conservative, lending itself to a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere – perfect if your goal is relaxation but a little stiff if you’re looking for friendly locals and fun evenings. Trekking is a great idea here as it’s an ideal place to find verdant forests untouched by tourism.

Kuantan is the largest city on the East Coast and the capital of the state of Pahang. It’s a lovely beach city with stretches of golden sand and pretty mosques, but even here isn’t really designed for tourists and it feels refreshingly genuine. The food here is spectacular too, thanks to the rich bounty of the sea.

Why visit East Coast and Kuantan?

  • A short boat trip to the unspoiled islands off the coast
  • Kuantan has some very pretty beaches that have not be over developed through tourism – try Teluk Campedak as you can arrange boating excursions or enjoy the range of watersports
  • Take a river cruise along the Kuantan River and see traditional fishing villages
  • There are a number of great natural sights such as the Panching Caves and the Berkelah waterfall
  • A surprisingly diverse choice of shopping options from modern shopping malls to authentic night markets

East Coast and Kuantan Information

There are a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in East Coast and Kuantan. Check out our travel guides for some of the highlights, top tips and travel inspiration from our Tropical Sky Experts, along with some essential information you may need for your vacation.


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Authentic and unspoiled, the East Coast of Malaysia is a haven of tropical beaches, traditional architecture and a tranquil atmosphere.

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