Nestled around 30 kilometres from Sitiawan town, Teluk Senangin Beach is an underrated and tranquil beach compared to other beaches such as Teluk Batik or Pangkor Island. It is also located near the Swiss-Garden Golf Resort and Spa Damai Laut. The blue water and stretch of white sandy beach in Teluk Senangin is one of the main attractions as well as facilities such as beach volleyball court, motel and hotel and food stalls. Besides that, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the amazing views of the Straits of Malacca and Pangkor Island, especially in the evenings. In addition, this beach is also a popular spot for fishing competition programmes.
From Kuala Lumpur to Teluk Senangin beach, it takes approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes by using North-South highway whereas another 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport depends on traffic on road.
Pangkor Island is named after a Thai word 'Pang Ko', which means Beautiful Island. Pangkor Island lies within the state of Perak, around 85 kilometres from Ipoh and about a 3-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. It is a mountainous island which has the highest point of 1216 metres of Pangkor Hill. There are approximately 30,000 people live on the island and in Pangkor Town as well as the villages surrounding it. According to history, the British name for the Pangkor Island group was the Dindings and this island was a shelter for local fishermen, merchants and pirates. In 2006, a biotechnology centre, a joint venture of Global Hi-Q Malaysia S/B and Hi-Q Bio-Tech International (Taiwan) Ltd began operations with initial investments of RM 100 million (USD 30 m) for the development of this island. Their operations include fish farming and aquaculture as the fishery is an important source of income for most of the islands' inhabitants apart from tourism.
In the 17th century, the Dutch built a fort to control the Perak tin trade known as the Dutch Fort. The tin supplies from Pangkor and the mainland were stored for protection in this fort back then. The locals were unsatisfied with the treatment of the Dutch and destroy the fort in 1690. The Dutch then rebuild the fort with around 60 soldiers to protect the fort until 1743. The fort was reconstructed by Malaysia's museum department in 1973 and act as an ancient monument and historical site under the Antiquities Act 1976 No. 242 Perak Gazette dated 21 March 1978. According to this act, any person found guilty of vandalising an ancient monument and historical site is liable to imprisonment not exceeding three months or a fine not exceeding five hundred ringgit or to both.
Lies about 30 kilometres from Lumut town and opened on 18 December 1997 with an area of 425 acres, the beautiful Swiss-Garden Beach Resort, Damai Laut offers fully air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, a minibar and a tea/coffee maker as well as balcony. It features a mini water theme park, 18-hole award-winning golf course and free WiFi throughout the resort. In addition, guests can also approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements, currency exchange, concierge services and luggage storage. Besides that, Samsara Spa on site provides traditional Balinese massage and body relaxation treatments. There are also activities for children offered by the Young Citizens of the World Club (YCotW) such as Kid's Crash Zone" with a large fun ball play area and a '"Nerf Gun Shooting Gallery", "Arts and Craft Wall of Fame", Kid's Galaxy Cinema", "Apps & Tabs Zone" to the one and only "Wall Ball Bat Court". Families can also enjoy the newly opened Wet Side Mini Water Theme Park that gives water activities alongside fun excitement. As for dining options, there is restaurant serves Malaysian, Western dishes and also Thai food at Thai Taste Restaurant.
This resort is nestled in Pasir Bongak offering guests numerous facilities and services for convenience and comfort of guests. The amazing rooms are equipped with basic amenities including television, coffee and tea machine maker and a balcony. There are also complimentary toiletries and water bottle in every room. Besides that, guests can enjoy water sports and activities on the beach and on-site facilities like the large swimming pool followed by indulging various delicacies at restaurants on site.