Air Leleh Beach is also known as Lagenda Beach is one of popular beach in Pekan Pahang. Located at Kuala Pahang and nearby Pekan Royal Town, this beach attracts most locals and tourists to visit especially during weekends and public holidays. It is a peaceful and beautiful place to release stress, relaxed and chill or have a picnic with a beautiful, clean and fresh evening breeze. It has a beautiful long and wide sandy beach, is a popular spot for family outings, swimming at the beach and sunrise location for photography. There are numerous water sports activities and the popular activity that you can enjoy the most is banana boat and kayaking. The facilities include bathrooms, toilet, surau and food stall. Visitors can walk along the soft and beautiful white sandy beach, spend an hours admiring the beauty of the beach.
You can take flight to Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport, Kuantan, is the nearest airport to Pekan. Direct flights to Kuantan Airport are available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Penang International Airport and Singapore Changi Airport. Air Leleh Beach is a scenic 35-minute drive from the airport.
If you travel from Kuantan, Pekan is accessible by 3 routes, namely Tanjung Lumpur Highway which runs through Tanjung Lumpur, Penor and Ceruk Paloh, Jalan Pekan and also through Gambang by Tun Razak Highway. From Kuala Lumpur, you may travel to Pekan by the East Coast Expressway, exiting at the Gambang Interchange to the Tun Razak Highway.
You can reach Pekan by a direct bus Utama Express from Puduraya Terminal Kuala Lumpur. If you travel by bus from Kuantan it takes approximately 1 hour to reach Pekan . From Pekan Town you may continue your journey for another 19 minutes to reach Air Leleh Beach.
Sultan Abu Bakar Museum is one of prime destinations that you can visit when you are visiting Air Leleh Beach. It is located at Jalan Sultan Ahmad and facing the mighty Pahang River. The museum has full of history of the state and its royal house. Any related to the history of Pahang and its royal lineages is displayed in two huge halls that was formerly one of the royal palaces.
Another popular destination that you can visit during your trip to Pekan is The Tun Razak Memorial Hall. The memorial hall building was the house where Tun was born. The house offers the visitor a mesmerizing experience in a typical Malay village house at the turn of the century.
Watercraft Gallery is located in front of the state museum. Here you can see watercraft with different shapes and functions that were used in the seats and rivers of Pahang. There are several life-sized replicas of the crafts, which never fail to stimulate the interests of the visitors.
Don’t forget to visit The Sultan Abu Bakar palace during your trip to Pekan. Completed in 1974, the palace situated on a beautiful landscaped piece of land that once was a rubber plantation. The palace is a good example of authentic but modern Malay architecture.
Ancasa Royale Pekan is a luxury 4-star hotel located conveniently in the heart of Pekan. This hotel located in a well position nearby tourist attractions and Air Leleh beach with a distance 7 km from the hotel. It offers spacious, clean and comfortable rooms with a nice view rooms to the guests. Guests will enjoy luxurious treats and incomparable experience by staying at Ancasa Royale Pekan.
Pekan Budget Hotel is a 1-star hotel located at Pekan Town and 9 km to Air Leleh Beach. This hotel offers clean and comfy rooms to visitors. For travelers who wish to travel comfortably on a budget, Pekan Budget Hotel is the perfect place to stay that provides decent facilities as well as great services.