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Kuantan is the capital of the state of Pahang on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
It is the largest city of Eastern coast With over 500,000 people. There are a number of places in and around Kuantan that are worth visiting, which Include
Teluk Chempedak, 5 km northeast of Kuantan, is a lovely beach with facilities for watersports, including boating and kayaking. The Kuantan Hyatt Hotel is located on Teluk Chempedak itself. On the left side of Teluk Cempedak beach, there is a long boardwalk (built over rocks and boulders) that connects to a second beach.
Beserah, around 7 km from Kuantan city, is a village that is famous for fresh fish every day! You can buy fresh fish at wholesale prices here.
Balok, a beach that is famous for wind surfing, is located 13 km north of Kuantan. Swiss Garden Resort & Spa is located on Balok Beach. The resort delicately embraces traditional features with the incorporation of “anyaman” style décor in its fittings creating a unique atmosphere and perfect balance between luxury and homely familiarity.
Batu Hitam is a special beach where all the stones are black or dark in colour. It is still under development.
Hotels in Kuantan
GreenLast Hotel, No. 60-62, Jalan Bukit Ubi, 25300 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia TEL : 609-515 9966 FAX : 609-513 3072 Newly renovated Hotel with all new beds and facilities. In middle of town. Rooms are RM60 and up, and have new air-con and attached bathrooms.
3 Star Hotels
Vistana Hotel,. Moderately-priced business hotel.
Grand Continental, Jalan Gambut.
De Rhu Beach Resort, 152, Sungai Karang, 26100 Beserah Kuantan, Pahang, Phone +609-557 9000, . Nice for the family. The beds can hold 2 adults + 2 children. The rooms are big. Breakfast is included. Rooms cost from RM130 upwards.
Mega View Hotel Kuantan, . Strategically located in the heart of Kuantan
town as well as next to the bank of the Kuantan River.
Duta Sand Beach Resort, . White Sandy Beaches and just right beside fish village. Located at Jalan Berserah, on the way from Kuantan City to Balok Beach. Reasonable price by walk in MYR 188 and below(Wooden Chalet)
4 & Five star Hotels
Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort, Telok Chempedak Beach, 25050, +60 (9) 518 1234 (firstname.lastname@example.org),. Designed in the style of a traditional kampong (Malaysian village), the resort has 330 rooms and suites featuring: garden or sea views, patio or balcony, high-speed internet access. Facilities: Bayou Spa, pools with poolside bars, tennis courts.
Swiss-Garden Resort,. On Balok Beach, this is an international class beach resort offering an idyllic retreat for the urbanite traveller.