Manjung is a district in the Southwestern part of the Perak state. It is also home of the Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) Lumut Naval Base and dockyard. Bandar Seri Manjung is the district’s principal urban center and it housed to the government buildings like the Municipal Council Office, National Registration Office and more. Other smaller towns include Lumut, Sitiawan, Ayer Tawar, Pantai Remis and Beruas. The majority of people here involved in agriculture, services and manufacturing sectors. Manjung District has become the main tourist destination of Perak where Pangkor Island and Teluk Batik have become the main focus of domestic and foreign tourists.
You can board Malindo Air or Firefly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Sultan Azlan Shah Airport in Ipoh. At the airport you can take taxi or bus to reach Manjung.
If you prefer to board the bus, there are bus services provided by Plusliner, Sri Maju Expressway, Sepakat Liner Express and Express Kesatuan to Manjung. You can board the bus at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) Kuala Lumpur direct to Manjung bus station and will drive you comfortably at an equally comfortable price.
If you travel from Kuala Lumpur you can use the North-South Highway for 3 hours’ drive before you reach Manjung.
The ETS KL to Ipoh KTM electric train service operates regularly throughout the day and is the fastest way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh. Once you reach Ipoh you can hail taxi direct to Manjung where the journey takes 1 hour 25 minutes’ drive away.
Pangkor Island is the most beautiful island in Manjung that you can visit with serene and breathtakingly beautiful scenery. The name of the island comes from the Thai 'Pang Ko', which means Beautiful Island. It’s known for beaches like Teluk Nipah, Coral Bay and Pasir Giam, which connects to coral-ringed Giam Island at low tide. Pulau Pangkor is a popular vacations spot with plenty of attractions and activities for visitors.
Teluk Batik Beach is the most famous beach in Manjung. It has crystal clear water and a long white sand beach which is really perfect for picnics. There are a lot of tourists who visit the place especially during weekends. The month of October to November is the perfect time for visitors to watch the carnival at the sea which is hosted by Teluk Batik.
The Dutch Fort is a must visit historical site in Pulau Pangkor that offers plenty of opportunities for beautiful photos. The fort was built by the Dutch in 1670. You can visit the fort on your own, or see it during a taxi tour. There is a gift shop on the premises, so you can buy souvenirs to remind you of your visit.
Beruas Museum is a small museum in the town of Beruas, Manjung. Here you can find the artifacts from the obscure Hindu kingdom of Gangga Negara that flourished in the Manjung district from the 2nd century to the 11th century AD. The Beruas Museum showcases approximately 300 artifacts from the Gangga Negara kingdom which were discovered following the excavation conducted in 1991.
The more than 100-year-old Tua Pek Kong Temple at Pasir Panjang near here has become a popular tourist attraction in the Manjung district. It is famous for the gigantic God statues and the blessings. This temple has rows of tall white statues that are quite dignified. Tua Pek Kong Temple has become one of a popular attraction. Don’t miss to catch the beautiful sunset here.
Pangkor Laut Resort is a 5-star luxury resort is a perfect choice when you are visiting Manjung. The award-winning Spa Village at this luxury property is a must visit for all guests, with a range of treatments available from across Asia. This resort is a perfect choice for couples seeking a romantic getaway or a honeymoon retreat.
Hotel Sfera is ideally situated in Manjung, designed for both business and leisure traveller. This 4-star hotel offer great amenities and services to the guest. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer.