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Luxury Hotels in Kuala Ibai, Kuala Terengganu

About

Terengganu is divided into several districts and each district is divided into several sub-districts (subdistricts). The Mukim of Kuala Ibai is one of the mukims located in the state of Terengganu, and is also one of the mukims located in the district of Kuala Terengganu. Kuala Ibai is a seaport and suburb of Kuala Terengganu. There is the first floating mosque in Malaysia and some of the floating mosques have followed the features of the mosque in Penang and Melaka. Besides that, Kuala Ibai Beach is located in the village of Kuala Ibai, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, about 5 kilometres from the city of Kuala Terengganu. There are usually stripes on the sand of the beach, due to the impression of the wind and waves.

How to Get There

By Plane

There are flights that fly daily from both Subang airport and KLIA2 which take around 55 minute to an hour to reach Sultan Mahmud Airport. From there, you can take a ride to Kuala Ibai town via Tengku Ampuan Intan Zaharah road.

By Car

From Kuala Lumpur city centre, you can drive to Kuala Ibai for 4 hours and 30 minutes by using E8 to Kota Bharu-Kuala Terengganu road. Alternatively, it takes a longer time using Segamat- Kuantan or Kuala Lumpur – Gua Musang highway which takes more than 6 hours ride.

Tourist Attractions

Rantau Abang

Rantau Abang is a small village, which used to be known for its Leatherback Sea Turtle nesting. It is located 22 kilometres north of Kuala Dungun and 80 kilometres south of Kuala Terengganu. Every year during the months of May to August, the turtles would come ashore and lay their eggs. However, the number of sea turtles that lay their eggs has severely decreased in recent years. The Turtle and Marine Ecosystem Centre has been set up in Rantau Abang to act as conservation reserve for these turtles. On a different note, most part of the beaches is safe for swimming although some are restricted by the Fisheries Department for turtle conservation purposes. The beach is open for all kind of beach activities such as beach volleyball, picnic, kite flying and camping.

Hotels

Hotel Grand Continental

Hotel Grand Continental is located near Batu Buruk Beach and Shahbandar Park. The hotel building is facing the magnificient view of the South China Sea. This hotel is also situated around 20-minute drive away from Sultan Mahmud Domestic Airport. Among nearby attractions are China Town, the Floating Mosque and Pasar Payang as well as the Terengganu State Museum. In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD/plasma screen, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, linens, mirror to please the most discerning guest. The hotel also offers many unique recreational opportunities such as fitness center, outdoor pool, pool (kids). Diving trips and watersports are also available at nearby Perhentian, Redang and Tenggol.

Duyong Marina Resort

When visiting Kuala Terengganu, this resort offers quality accommodation and great service and lies about 7.8 kilometres from the city center and provides accessibility to nearest attractions and landmarks. Also within easy reach are Kampung Duyung Mosque, Ho Anna Kiong Temple, Terengganu State Museum. Every room is equipped with amenities such as 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping and postal service. There are also include television LCD/plasma screen, air conditioning, desk, mini bar, provided to help guests recharge after a long day. The hotel also offers wonderful recreational facilities such as fitness centre, outdoor pool, fishing, children's playground and pool (kids) to make your stay truly unforgettable. Besides that, there are also free parking available and laundry and housekeeping service for guests’ convenience.

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