Kota Bharu, Malaysia · 3 hotels available
Pantai Cahaya Bulan (formerly known as Pantai Cinta Berahi or Beach of Passionate Love) was believed to be name by a British lovebird, who was also soldier during the World War Two. The beach name was then changed to Pantai Cahaya Bulan, which means ‘Moonlight Beach’. In Bahasa Malaysia, both ‘moonlight beach’ and ‘beach of passionate love’ shares the same acronym – PCB. Pantai Cahaya Bulan is the most famous beach in Kelantan. The sandy beach stretches to about 1.2 kilometres along the East Coast, is definitely a crowd puller especially during the weekends. You can enjoy the windy breeze while bath under the sun. Feeling hungry? You can find food stalls along the beach selling a variety of foods; why not try some crispy fried fish and seafood? In addition, at certain spots along the Pantai Cahaya Bulan, you can spot numerous of cultural and artistic shops. Useful tips for you, try to interact and bargain with the local shop owners for a great deals! (Noted that some places might put fixed prices to their products).
If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is the Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (IATA: KBR, ICAO: WMKC) an airport that operates in Kota Bharu, a city in the state of Kelantan in Malaysia. The airport is in Pengkalan Chepa, about 20 minutes from the beach. Pantai Cahaya Bulan is approximately 20 minutes drive through 12 kilometres of road from Kota Bharu town, heading towards north of Pengkalan Chepa.
You can also rent a car to the beach. Fasten your seatbelt! The breathtaking journey will take about 20 to 25 minutes, depending on the traffic. You will pass through picturesque Malay village and you can drop by to get some traditional food and handicraft as souvenirs at the stalls along the road.
If you are traveling by public transportation, you can take Bus No.10 from the bus station in the town centre.
Siti Khadijah Market (Pasar besar Siti Khadijah), as its name implies, is a local wet market. Its name after Prophet Muhammad's wife, whom is known for her entrepreneurial skill, as this market is mostly run by women. Apart from the usual fresh goodies like seafood, vegetables and wide variety of fruits, you can also find ready-to eat food here.
Experience a memorable stay at Pantai Cahaya Bulan Resort, an ideal place of stay for those who seek for charm, comfort and convenience nearby Pantai Cahaya Bulan. Conveniently located in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Pantai Cahaya Bulan Resort is a great base from which to explore this vibrant Kota Bharu city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Kota Bharu hotel. While lodging at this wonderful property, you can enjoy Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, family room, restaurant and concierge. Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as outdoor pool, pool (kids), garden.
Home Beach Village Resort is a resort if privacy is the one you are looking for! The budget accommodation is suitable for those who want peace and quiet. Located in Kota Bharu, this resort features simply furnished non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi access in public area. Complimentary private parking is also provided. The hotel is just 15 minutes away from the famous Siti Khadijah Market, and about 30 minutes drive to Wakaf Che Yeh shopping district.