Kelantan, Malaysia · 2 hotels available
Ketereh is a town and acts as parliamentary constituency in Kelantan. It is located halfway between Kota Bharu and Machang. The town was named after the local name for the cashew fruit, ketereh which in Malay language now known as gajus. The total coverage area of Ketereh covers the District of Peringat as well as sub-districts of Pendek, Salor, Badak Mati and Kadok. The size of this area increased by 49.04 square kilometres comprised of the districts of Beta, Salor as well as sub-districts of Lembu and Tiong.
Ketereh District Council covers an area of 155.90 square kilometres covering the whole of Ketereh District, Peringat District, Kadok District, Salor Sub-district (Salor District), Pendek Sub-district (Pendek District) and Badak Mati Sub-district (Banggu District). The administrative centre for Ketereh District Council is located in the town of Ketereh about 20 kilometres to the south of Kota Bharu. The population recorded is 145,022 as of 2007. The night market in Ketereh is on Thursday whereas the farmer’s market is on Saturday.
The Malay accent here displays a distinctive Kelantanese and used as a main language here. Other than that, the citizens here can also communicate using common Malay language and English.
From Kuala Lumpur,you can use Kuala Lumpur- Gua Musang highway to Ketereh which will take around 6 hours and 10 minutes. There is also alternative road which is via North- South highway which longer and another 30 minutes. From Kuala Lumpur, there are express buses to Ketereh which board at Putra Station Terminal, Kuala Lumpur and arrive at Bus & Car Rental Terminal at Pekan Ketereh. The type of buses available here such as Mutiara Express, Mahligai Express and Transnasional Express.
You can also reach Ketereh by flights such as Air Asia and Malaysia Airlines from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It usually takes around 55 minutes and once you reach, you can rent a car or take a taxi to Ketereh for another 55 minutes by using Kuala Krai road.
This local wet market is named 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 like 'ayam percik', nasi ulam and a variety of noodle soups serves freshly for you. Not to forget to taste various local desserts like 'kuih muih', tempeh and a glass of hot milk tea which is the staple drink for Kelantanese.
This beach got its name from the gently hushing sound of the sea breeze and known to be the most beautiful beach in Kelantan. The beauty of the beach comes from its clear blue water and also to the facilities available for visitors. Apart from basic facilities like motels, public toilets and restaurants, there are also water sports, boat for hire and barbeque facilities to make your visit more interesting. This beach has become popular among local and international tourists for its beauty and its strategic place for hang out with family and friends.
Kelantan is known for its monsoon weather at the end of the year specifically around November and December. Therefore, visitors are advised to be aware of the weather and avoid areas that are prone to flooding.
Nestled in the heart of Ketereh, Hasyam Guest House is an ideal spot to enjoy easy access to popular destinations. Hasyam Guest House offers essential amenities and top features of the hotel include private check in/check out, express check-in/check-out, car park, family room, shared lounge/TV area. The rooms are furnished and provide facilties such as television LCD, clothes rack, linens and sofa. Besides that, the hotel host recreational offerings like fitness centre and gymnasium.
This guesthouse is located in Ketereh and 19 kilometres from Kota Bharu. The house is comprised of dining area and balcony, basic amenities include television. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and free private parking is also available here.