First Residence Hotel, De Chukai Hotel
Kemaman Waterfront, Pantai Teluk Mak Nik
Currently, there are around 31 hotels that you can book in Chukai
Chukai is a district and the biggest town in southern Terengganu, Malaysia. The name Chukai means taxes in the Malay language whereby the strategic position of its location nearby the estuary of the Kemaman River is the place for collecting taxes and levies imposed on riverine traffic, especially during the British colonial period.
There are flights to Kuala Terengganu provided by Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Firefly. From the airport, guests may hail a taxi to reach Chukai.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the East Coast Expressway (LPT) exiting at Gemuruh exit before continuing the journey towards Chukai.
There is a bus terminal in Chukai. Among the available express bus services are Transnasional, KKKL, Mutiara Express, Sani Express and many more.
This famous Malaysian coffee shop offers awesome in-house brew of fresh ground coffee, basic toast and kaya spread. Packed coffee grains for sale are also available to those coffee enthusiasts craving for more. Franchise shops of Hai Peng Coffee Shop can be found across Malaysia under the label of Kemaman Kopitiam.
Walking around town, visitors shall reach some rows of shops by the estuary of Kemaman River. There are two popular restaurants namely, Restoran Malaysia and Restoran Tong Juan that are usually packed with customers ordering the Chukai’s famous stuffed crab. The dish is basically consists of crab meat that has been taken out and stuffed into an empty shell which is then baked into perfection.
Along the road of Monica Bay Beach are stalls selling Terengganu’s favourite evening snacks such as the Keropok Lekor. Keropok Lekor are actually fish fritters made from processed fish meat mixed with salt and sago flour. This mixture are then hand-rolled into sausage shaped lumps and immediately cooked in boiling water. There are several types of Keropok Lekor which are the boiled keropok lekor, the fried keropok lekor and there is also a version of thinly sliced, fried keropok lekor. It is a great afternoon snack usually served with home-made sweet palm sugar chilli sauce dip.
This is the first zoo in the east coast region of Peninsular Malaysia and a great place for family recreational activities located in Kampung Ibok, approximately 14 km from Chukai. Attractions in the park includes an aquarium, a bird park, an elephant park, fruits orchard, herbs garden, an observation deck, orchid garden, a suspension bridge and a waterpark.
The Yak Yah River Firefly Sanctuary is the biggest firefly sanctuary in Malaysia offering a river cruise down the Yak Yah River to visit and witness the flickering lights of the fireflies lining the mangrove banks of the river.
This turtle conservation centre is operated under the joint partnerships of World Wildlife Federation (WWF) Malaysia, British Petroleum (BP) and Department of Fisheries. It was set up at the Ma’Daerah beach, which provides an undisturbed habitat beach for nesting turtles and protection for turtle eggs. To further support the turtle conservation awareness program, one can adopt a green turtle nest at RM 100 per nest.
This hotel provides simple room with basic amenities and facilities for its guests. A convenient accommodation choice when staying in Chukai.
This hotel has a great location within the city centre and provides easy access for getting around. The rooms provided are well equipped for a comfortable stay in Chukai.
One of the most common preferred hotel situated in Chukai. This hotel is likable by many tourist travelling solo, accompanied with friends or family.
This hotel offers a satisfactory comfort during the stay in Chukai. It is strategically located in the heart of the city, with a close distance to local attractions as well as business areas.
This city hotel is a perfect choice for people seeking a comfortable treat for holiday in Chukai. Get the most excellent services and make the stay a memorable experience.