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Pahang is by far the largest state in the Penisular Malaysia which covers a wide area of 35,960 sq. km. With so many things to offer their visitors from theme parks to national parks, Pahang has everything that a wanderlust would totally want. With the population of approximately 1 million people, the state while lies on the East Coast, offers the finest in beaches too such as the famous Cherating Beach, Teluk Chempedak, and Beserah Beach.
Looking for a little luxurious stay at renown hill resorts? Then Pahang has exactly that in Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands and Fraser’s Hill. What about all the adventure junkies out there? Parks like Kenong Rimba, Endau-Rompin and Taman Negara is created exclusively for the junkies out there.
With a fascinating diverse in the Malaysian culture, dive in deep and experience the customs, clothes, food, art forms, games and festivals of the many different races in Pahang. It has a rich cultural heritage and its specialty is songket, the distinctive hand-woven gold and silver brocade.
Travel by air is possible via MAS or AirAsia as there are flights practically every day from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan (Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport) which takes less than 45 minutes. But do take note that flights between KLIA and Kuantan may be delayed or turned back due to bad weather. This may happen during the rainy seasons approaching the end of the year.
There are many express bus companies that commutes every day to Kuantan from major cities in Peninsular Malaysia. Most come from Kuala Lumpur and you can easily hop on a bus that departs to Kuantan each day from the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS).
They say a picture paints a thousand words and in the case of Berjaya Hills, this saying is simply spot on. With Colmar Tropicale and the beautiful Japanese Village, everything is way more appealing up the Berjaya Hills. Colmar Tropicale is a French styled village that is 45 minutes away from the city and the Japanese Village is the perfect place to catch some rest and relaxation. Get a spa treatment at the Tatami Spa or wander through the beautiful gardens or even take part in traditional tea ceremonies at the Tea House.
Cameron Highlands is the most popular of the highlands retreats in Malaysia. Located at almost 2,000 meters at its highest point, Camerons offers visitors a moderate climate with daytime temperatures averaging around 25 degrees Celsius and 18 degrees Celsius at night. This makes the environment conducive for growing continental plants, fruits and vegetables while providing a cool escape for city-dwellers. The township of Camerons is itself divided into Tanah Rata, Brinchang and Ringlet.
About 56km off the coast of Pahang lies Tioman Island, an alluring holiday paradise in the South China Sea. Acclaimed as one of the best island getaways in the world, Tioman was the location of the Hollywood musical, 'South Pacific' in 1959. According to legend, this island is the final resting place of a mythical dragon princess. The warm waters and good visibility make Tioman a paradise for divers. Discover astounding sights such as colourful Gorgonian sea fans, Staghorn corals, nudibranchs and beautifully sculptured sea sponges. Snorkelers can delight in swimming alongside huge Napoleon Wrasse, Golden Striped Trevally, Bumphead Parrotfish and shoals of Fusiliers.
Taman Negara (National Park) is the first and the oldest official Protected Area in the country, originally named King George V National Park. Declared in 1938 by the Sultans of Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu (during King George's Silver Jubilee), it was gazetted to preserve the land's indigenous nature in perpetuity. The park was renamed Taman Negara after the nation gained independence in 1957. The most popular activities at Taman Negara are river cruises and jungle trekking. The canopy walk is also a must-see, offering a fantastic close up view of activity in the rainforest canopy.
Swiss Garden Beach Resort is nestled on the pristine Balok beach that is fronting the azure waters of the South China Sea. Recently refurbished, the resort offers timeless contemporary elegance with a sophisticated blend of luxury. The resort’s 304 rooms and suites are equipped with modern amenities and features traditional motifs, a reflection of the country’s cultural heritage. This is one of the best hotel in Kuantan.
Blending into the serenity of a state rich in cultural heritage and well known as home to the oldest rainforest in the world, Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort is an idyllic beach resort in Kuantan located on the luxury stretch of Teluk Cempedak’s pristine beachfront, on the east coast of the Malaysian Peninsular. This 5 star hotel in Kuantan is just a 20-minute drive from the airport and a mere five minutes away from cultural attractions, the culinary scene and the central business district of Kuantan city.
Being one of the best Cherating hotel, the Legend Cherating Beach Resort is tucked away along a beautiful coastline and offers 205 spacious and comfortable rooms and suites that overlook a picturesque view of the garden, swimming pool, and the South China Sea. Every room is connected with a private balcony and WiFi.