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Nelayan Restaurant Pulau Serai is a restaurant by the beach that faces the South China Sea. This exclusive eatery is one of the three restaurants owned by the nearby resort, the Tanjong Jara Resort. This place serves both local and international menu, with reasonable price for a resort. From their previous diners, the foods are exceptionally good. Their services are also great with friendly and helpful staffs. The stunning view of the South China Sea also gives out unique ambience while dining in. This is the local spot to have a great food with class and style not to mention with the great sea view and breeze.
Driving to the restaurant from Dungun town to Nelayan Restaurant Pulau Serai will take just ten minutes. There is no need of boat ride or such as the name ‘Pulau Serai’ is not a name of an island, but rather just a piece of land that was named as such. Pulau Serai is located on the mainland.
There are daily buses from Kuala Lumpur to Dungun starting at RM 36 one-way. There are many bus companies to choose with bus scheduling leaving Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, KL in almost every hour. The trip will take about five hours to reach Dungun Bus Terminal, depending on how many stops along the way that the bus takes.
Though Dungun does not have its own airport, there is a small airport in its neighbouring town. Kerteh Airport mainly caters for helicopters flying out to the oil platforms in the South China Sea, but there are also daily flights from Subang Airport. Malindo Airline is the sole operator for the only flight. The flight to and from Subang only available from Monday to Thursday. It will take about fifty minutes to reach Nelayan Restaurant Pulau Serai from Kerteh Airport. Take a taxi to go there as there is no other public transport available.
Rantau Abang is one of the six locations left on Earth where the giant leatherback turtles come up and lay their eggs. It has become a forest reserve park mainly to protect the turtles. There is a Turtle Information Centre where visitors can find out more about turtles and the conservations and protection programs that are taking places in Rantau Aban. Visitors also can feed some of the turtled at the centre that is waiting to be released back into the oceans. Apart from turtles, the Rantau Abang Forest Reserve Park also has a great trek for those who love hiking. The trek is surrounded by lush greenery, birds high up in the trees, the sounds of cicadas singing and canopied by one of the oldest rainforests in the world. For those who enjoy nature, this is the place that is not to be missed when in Dungun. It is just twelve minutes going up to the north of the Nelayan Restaurant.
Terengganu is known nationwide as one of the states that have beautiful beaches, and this includes the beaches in Dungun. Teluk Bidara beach is the hotspot in the district of Dungun, mainly because of its easy access; despite it being rather secluded, a definitely breathtaking view of the beach, with its white warm sands. It is one of the perfect places to chill and relax in Dungun especially during the evening. It is also a great place to watch the sunrise.
Tanjong Jara Resort is by far the most exclusive and expensive resort in the state of Terengganu. With a price tag starting from RM 1,190+ a night, this resort offers the class and style of a modern resort with a traditional vibe going on. All of the rooms come with free breakfast and fast internet connection. The resort has its own a beautiful private beach that is accessible for every paying patron of the resort.