Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Terengganu is blessed with captivating island retreats of soft white sand, breathtaking blue waters and dazzling undersea gardens, an unforgettable paradise in the South China Sea.
Terengganu, on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, beckons with an aura that is distinctively Malay. Its traditional way of life, vibrant cottage industries and fascinating cultural pastimes give the state its unique appeal.
Terengganu in Malaysia offers tantalizing water sites. Terengganu is a naturally beautiful and invigorating Malaysian state with a magnificence 225 km coastline of clear water and sandy beaches from Besut (north) to Kemaman (south). The main attraction for tourists to flock to Terengganu is the diverse islands and beaches. Hotels, home stays, guests house or so called chalets – small house near the beach – can be found around all beaches of Terengganu. Tourists and travelers just love the east coast of Malaysia.
Pulau Redang, situated 45 km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu is the largest of all Terengganu islands. From the very first glance, Redang will enchant visitors with its compelling beauty. Its incredible azure waters fringed by white sand, against the backdrop of verdant jungle-clad hills make picture-postcard views.
Perhentian Islands of the coast of Terengganu are about 25 km from Kuala Besut and are two of the most beautiful islands in the world. Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil are the two islands of Pulau Perhentian. Snorkelling and scuba diving are famous activities. If you choose to laze around the beach, be careful of dropping coconuts. Other activities are deep-sea fishing, swimming, wind surfing, sailing, boating, canoeing, and scuba diving. Do not be surprised if you bumped into monitor lizards, monkeys, geckos and flying squirrels.
Pulau Kapas is 4 nautical miles from Marang. It is an ideal location to chill and relax. Best time to visit is July and August. It is haven for swimming, snorkeling, underwater diving, wind surfing, kayaking (canoeing), boating and fishing.
Besides having lots of island in Terengganu, there are also lots of fascinating beaches that can attract your eyes such as Batu Buruk Beach and Rantau Abang Beach.