Kemaman, Malaysia · 9 hotels available
Kerteh Airport is only small and was built to serve the oil platforms offshore in the South China Sea. The airport is owned and operated by Petroleum Nasional Berhad or Petronas via its East Coast Regional Office (ECRO), and was built to serve the purpose of airlifting its employees and ExxonMobil employees. Most of the flights are in helicopters operated by Malaysia Helicopter Services (MHS). The runway is 3000 metres in length and is big enough for a Boeing 737-400 to land and the airport has a single 1,362 m (4,469 ft) long runway which can accommodate a Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The airport also used to have a weekday fixed-wing chartered service using a Beechcraft 1900 Airliner turboprop aircraft, also operated by MHS, which shuttles Petronas and ExxonMobil employees from Kerteh to the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) in Subang near Kuala Lumpur. The fixed-wing service has ceased operation and now replaced with regular Malindo Air scheduled flights using ATR 72-600 short-haul aircraft. There are different domestic and international airlines that operate from Kerteh airport such asare Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air and Firefly now serves two destinations in Terengganu namely Kuala Terengganu and Kerteh from Subang Airport.
A taxi to or from the airport costs around RM20.Car hire is available at the airport and it is probably better to book in advance. The express bus station in Terengganu has links to local towns and Penang.It will take around 5 hours to reach Kerteh Airport by using Segamat/Kuantan/Bandar Tun Razak highway from Kuala Lumpur city.
Kemasik Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Terengganu and is best noted for its rock formation off the coast. It is a nice place to view the scenery and admire the South China Sea, especially on windy days. Kemasik Beach is located between Kerteh to the north and Kijal to the south. Kemasik Beach is one of the beaches in Terengganu that the locals go to in the evening and during the weekends. There are a few food stalls here that sell local food such as the Keropok Lekor. It is made from fish meat that is grounded to a paste, mixed together with sago after which it is boiled. The Keropok Keping is the fried and crispy version. They are usually taken when hot and dip with chilli sauce. Fried cuttlefish can also be taken as finger food while you are here. Take note that the weekends in the state of Terengganu are on Friday and Saturday.
This mall is located near Kerteh Airport and is the only mall available here. There are many stores for visitors’ convenience and it is a nice place for hang out with friends. There are many eateries here such as Pizza Hut, Burger King and also their local food court. This mall also has cinema , bowling and grocery stores and only takes 10 minutes drive from Resort World Kijal.
Stretched along 7.6 km of private beach, Resorts World Kijal is located in East Terengganu. It boasts a beautiful 18-hole golf course and world-class Javanese Spa. It also has a large outdoor pool. The rooms available for guests are deluxe and premier room and suite. Every room has its own special features and amazing view. This resort also has meeting rooms and function rooms for business needs. There are cafes which serve local and western favourites and recreation activities such as tennis, basketball and volleyball and water sports like ATV rides as well as golf. Spa also available here and provide fantastic Javanese massages and treatments which help you to relax and unwind.
The Qamar, derived from the malay word, 'Kamar' meaning bedroom, delights guests with the comforts of a deluxe resort. The Qamar, Paka Terengganu is a 1.5-hour drive from Sultan Mahmud Airport and is about 14 kilometres from North Kerteh Town. Featuring wood floors and colourful decor, the airy rooms provide flat-screen TVs, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and minibars, as well as armchairs, prayer mats and sea-view balconies. There are also chalets in 2 low-rise annexe buildings. There is an open-air buffet restaurant, an outdoor pool and hot tub, plus a fitness room and a private beach. Amenities include cable TV, a minibar and tea/coffee maker and guests also can enjoy a fun karaoke session or work out at the fitness.