Kuantan is a municipality and the state capital of Pahang, Malaysia. It is located near the mouth of the Kuantan River and faces the South China Sea. Kuantan is the 17th largest city in Malaysia based on population and the largest city on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The administrative centre of the state of Pahang was officially relocated to Kuantan on 27 August 1955 from Kuala Lipis and was officiated by HRH Sultan Abu Bakar Ri'ayatuddin Al Muadzam Shah, the Sultan of Pahang. The National Physical Plan 2005 identified Kuantan as one of the future growth centres and a hub for trade, commerce, transportation and tourism. Kuantan is considered the social, economic and commercial hub for the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia due to its strategic location and rapid development has transformed and modernised Kuantan.
You can drive by car by using Lebuhraya Segamat-kuantan/lebuhraya Tun Razak/Route12 to Kuantan. The journey could take up to hour and 20 minute from Kuala Lumpur city centre.
Bukit Gambang Water Park is Malaysia’s Best Water Park with 45.8 acres designed and built in a lush secondary jungle. The landscape and surrounding change naturally as the jungle mature offering the tropical ambience to the water park. Experience the longest, highest, largest and widest water-fun attractions in the country. There are many activities such as an amazing 6 Lane Racer slides with a timing scoreboard. Every adult ride in the park comes with its own kid-sized replica. The Children Fantasy Island ("Penguin Island"), Special Kidz Zone, The Adventure Typhoon River as well as a 1 kilometre long man-made sandy beach, wooden cabanas for rental, multiple entry lockers for rental, single, double and family tubes for rental, food and beverages, outlets, kiosk, prayer room are among the facilities provided. Visitors are advised to not smoke in the designated area and no outside food or beverages allowed into the park. Please listen to the advice of the lifeguards for your best interest and abide by the park rules and regulations, self-owned baby strollers and wheelchairs allowed in the park. Visitors are also reminded to wear appropriate attire and bring extra clothes for yourself and family.
Berkelah Falls is waterfalls located about 31 to 35 kilometres away from Kuantan City in the direction of Maran. The falls consist of seven tiers, according to official data from the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia), the seventh and highest fall reaches an estimated height of 50 metres. The river and falls were named "Berkelah" because once upon a time, there were ikan kelah or mahseer in the river. The species has suffered a severe population decline, and are now considered threatened, due to habitat loss. Currently, there are many visitors who come here with family to enjoy picnic and camping at this site as there are many facilities offered here.
The Zenith Hotel is your ideal city hotel in Kuantan, Pahang and this 5-star city hotel with spacious and comfortable rooms and delightful cuisines at our food & beverage outlets, relaxing spa, extravagant ballrooms and many other facilities. Our business hotel features 519 modern and comfortable accommodations, including 29 luxurious suites. All guestrooms are fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows enhancing your stay experience with panoramic views of Kuantan. The Zenith Hotel offers a variety of delectable cuisine to suit the discerning diners’ palate for the best dining experience at our restaurants and bar in Kuantan. This all-inclusive hotel also features a spa sanctuary offering signature spa treatments to relax and rejuvenate.