Balok, Kuantan · 7 hotels available
2656-2657, Mukim Sungai Karang, Balok Beach, Beserah, Kuantan, Malaysia, 26100
Jalan Kuantan-Kemaman, Mukim Sungai Karang, Kuantan, Malaysia, 26100
Lot 17192, KM13 Jalan Kuantan Kemaman, Sungai Karang Pantai, Kuantan, Malaysia, 26080
Beserah is a beach town located in the state of Pahang, 7 kilometers from Kuantan. The fishing village of Beserah is famous for shellcraft items, batik and crafts made from coconuts. To the Kuantan locals, Beserah is one of the villages where fresh fish and sea catches, grilled fish and seafood, mee chalong and freshly cooked local seafood crackers like the keropok lekor can be obtained. Beserah is a village located between Beserah Hill and Batu Hitam area.
According to an old tale, long ago there was a couple from Kuantan facing the death of their son. Since they were very sad, they decided to leave Kampung Teruntum and moved to a new settlement in an area north of Kampung Teruntum. At the new settlement, the area was attacked by a disease known as “blight”. All residents in the area were planning to relocate elsewhere. However, the couple asked them to be patient and submit to the God’s will. The act of devoted and become surrender with hope directed to the Almighty is termed as “berserah” – a Malay word. Referring to this story is how ‘Beserah’ got its name.
There are flights to Kuantan provided by Malaysia Airlines and Firefly. From the airport, guests may hail up a taxi to Beserah.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the East Coast Expressway (LPT) exiting at Gambang exit before continuing the journey towards Beserah.
The express bus terminal is located at Bandar Indera Mahkota. Among the available express bus services are Transnasional, KKKL, Mutiara Express, Sani Express and many more. From the bus terminal, guests may hail a taxi to reach Beserah.
As a fishing village, Beserah offers usual fishing activities where visitors may get good selection of fresh seafood. The unique, traditional method of herding water buffaloes with carts to assist in pulling in their catch of the day from the beach up to the shore often catches the eyes of the visitors. The scene is quite amusing yet eco-friendly. Visitors may then buy fresh fishes with wholesale prices at the stalls alongside. Beserah is also known for its seafood restaurants and local sea products such as salted fish and fish crackers.
Natural Batik Factory houses the east coast’s largest batik showroom. This place also retails batik fashion creations ranging from baju kurung, beachwear and other batik products. Visitors can have a tour of the batik production area and try their hand at batik painting.
This hotel provides a pleasant and comfortable stay while being nearby Beserah. Its location is close to the city area and most of the tourist attractions such as the Wan Fo Tien Temple, Gelora Park, Heroes Museum and Darul Makmur Stadium.
This hotel has a great location within the city centre and provides easy access to the city’s must see destinations. It offers great services and quality accommodations for enjoyable stay nearby Beserah.
This hotel offers a convenient guest rooms and it also offers great hospitality. Furthermore, this hotel is approximately 20 minutes walking distance from the Beserah Beach.
For family vacation or leisure, this resort provides a satisfactory comfort during your stay in Beserah as it operated such in a way of a serviced apartment. It offers excellent services and facilities within immediate reach every time.
Currently being the largest hotel in Kuantan, this place is a perfect choice for people seeking a comfortable treat for holiday nearby Beserah. It is located opposite the East Coast Mall and next to the Sultan Ahmad Shah International Convention Centre that surely gives the advantage of a happening environment.