Favourite Destinations



There is no doubt that Malaysia is one of the best destinations to visit when it comes to exploring marvelous places and the incredible beauty of nature. It is always one of the most awaited places to visit in every traveler’s wishlist. While there are many places to visit around in Malaysia, but some places are just famous landmarks that are worth a visit. And one of them is Kuantan Malaysia which is the capital city of Pahang.  Famous for a lot of attractions which also includes the Sungai Pandan waterfall and the Pantai Balok, Kuantan should definitely be on top of your list for the upcoming holiday.

There are also many exciting things to do in Kuantan Malaysia which keep the travelers high on their toes as they experience some fun and adventure at one go.

1. Go on a night adventure Hafiz Firefly Cherating

When you are one of those people who freak out on a nighttime adventure, going out on a boat to watch the fireflies can be an experience of a lifetime. Hafiz, who is an expert of fireflies, captains the ship. He will tell you the reason behind the unique behavior of the fireflies. Hafiz will also identify the different kinds of fireflies and will also describe why these insects flicker when it is dark outside. When you are out on this excursion in the right kind of weather, it will be a heart-wrenching moment to find the sky bring lit up beautifully. However, you cannot take any photographs since they are prohibited. The reason for this restriction is that the flash of your camera could startle or kill those fireflies.

2. Admire the amazing sea views at Pantai Balok 

Pantai Balok is located in Kuantan, Pahang along the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. Its idyllic location allows for stunning views of the South China Sea, while Monsoon season from October to March delivers strong winds, making Kuantan a popular venue for surfing and windsurfing. Just like another beach, this place is good for family picnics or gatherings. Enjoy the scenery, the beach, playing with sand, swimming, and other outdoor activities. This beach is usually crowded during holidays but happening is great. There are a lot of great restaurants around here so being hungry is not a choice. 

3. Teluk Chempedak

A visit to this beautiful beach should definitely be on your agenda when you visit Kuantan. Teluk Chempedak is situated only about 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kuantan’s town center. The beach is located near the Royal Pahang Golf Club. The row of pine trees, the charming casuarinas, and the breathtaking white sandy beach will mesmerize you for sure. The combination of all these creates an atmosphere of serenity, delight, and peace on the beach. You can see the fishing boats at the sea during the night and at daytime.

4. The Underwater: Explore The Beautiful World

Besides admiring the wonderful sandy beaches on the island, indulge in snorkeling adventure and enjoy the beautiful underwater world. Explore the exotic marine life and many sea turtles. The water is crystal blue with calm waves and renders an incredible experience when you are in touch with it. Bring your kids with you and it will be a thrilling experience for them as they enjoy snorkeling too. Don’t fret because Batu Bata dive team runs many youth scuba diving programs for everyone above five years of age.

5. East Coast Mall

Shopping is one of the many things we enjoy doing on vacation, so definitely add this to your list of what to do in Kuantan. East Coast Mall is conveniently situated in Pahang’s city center, which is right in the heart of the city of Kuantan. This mall is a contemporary lifestyle mall for families and takes pride in its mix of international and domestic retail stores ranging from local delicacies and fashion to art and culture, international gourmets and entertainment. It is a single stop entertainment and shopping destination for the tourists as well as the local residents.

How to get there:

The flight between Kuala Lumpur and Kuantan takes around 45 minutes, and flights are only available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Visiting our website and booking a ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan can save you money and time.