Kuantan Things to Do

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    Enjoy the Balok Beach

    by afsarbaf Written Dec 29, 2005

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    Balok Beach

    Balok beach is also very close to the Kunatan city. It is also an ideal place for the sufers. This beach seemed to me to be less crowded than the Telok Chempedak Beach and more facilities for sailing and surfing. The stronger waves and soothing breeze makes it an indeal location for the tourist to enjoy.

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    Walk in Telok Chempedak Beach

    by afsarbaf Written Dec 29, 2005

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    Being a city close to the sea, there are a number of sea beaches. Some of them are Cherating Beach, Teluk Chempedak, Balok and Beserah Beach. I could manage time time to see some closeby beaches like Telok Chempedak and Balok Beach.

    In general the beaches are clean and have plenty of opportunity to have funs like surfing and sailing. There is also opprtunity of trekking clos to the Telok Cheppedak beach.

    There are resturants beside the beach where traditional and fast foods alongwith souveniers are available.

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    Beserah Beach

    by yipsufen Updated Dec 11, 2004

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    Beserah Beach

    Beserah is a fishing village and is well-known for salted fish. It is situated 10km from Kuantan.

    A batik factory and many cottage handicraft workshops producing items made mostly of sea shells and local plant materials (dried nuts, leaves) can be found in Beserah.

    At the parking bay, there are some Malay eateries.

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    Balok Beach

    by yipsufen Written Sep 18, 2004

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    Balok Beach at Swiss Garden Resort & Spa

    Balok beach is about 15km north of Kuantan & is a paradise for avid wind-surfers. Most of the activities revolve around the many international class resorts & hotels located at the beach. Truly perfect & serene with soothing tropical breezes, swaying casuarinas, unending white sand in harmony with the azure blue sea.

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    Taman Gelora

    by runwitme Updated Jun 17, 2004

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    Peaceful haven by the seaside

    Contrary to its name, Taman Gelora (Gelora literally mean rough in context of sea) is tranquil and great place to relax. It is a park with jogging track built by the seaside. Many placid lakes and ponds in the park add natural charms to this place. Abundant pines trees here provide much protection from the harsh sunlight to joggers. It is also a popular place for outdoor wedding photography due to its scenic and peaceful surroundings.

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    Pantai Telok Chempedak

    by runwitme Written Jun 16, 2004

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    Life's a Beach

    Cempedak is a local fruit, similar to jackfruit. The size is smaller than jackfruit but its smell can be stronger. Cempedak is normally eaten fresh or can be deep-fried, coated with batter.

    I guess Telok Chempedak (fondly known to the locals as TC) must have gotten its name from this fruit. It is the most popular beach in Kuantan. It is located about 20 min drive from town center.

    This place is packed during weekends with family, couples or tourist groups. The currents can be quite strong; hence caution should be taken if you decided to swim in the sea. It has claimed a few lives before.

    The beach is relatively clean but now there is a reclamation activity going on to “restore” the beach from erosions.

    Kite flying is a popular activity here. No water sports like Jet Ski or parasailing are available.

    Food is easily found here – some seafood restaurants, bistros and if you like fast food, McDonald is just around the corner to cure those hunger pangs.

    There is a row of pubs, karaoke bar and night clubs near the beach. Life at this juncture begins only at night.

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    Teluk Cempedak

    by wufei Written Oct 29, 2003

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    Teluk Cempedak

    This delightful beach is only 5 km from Kuantan. Two world-class hotels are located here. Teluk Cempedak is an excellent beach for sailing, surfing, jet-skiing and sunbathing. Souvenir and handicraft shops are all within walking distance.

    Beyond the main beach, there are excluded bathing spots. Ardent sun-lovers can jungle-trek through the TC Forest Reserve into idyllic Pelindung beach. An alternative route will lead you to the Teruntum Park which has a mini zoo-children and adults alike will have fun and relaxation. Close by is the Royal Golf Club for golf enthusiasts.

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    driving in the city of Kuantan

    by DaHongHua Written Jul 24, 2012
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    Self driving in the city of Kuantan is easy. The traffic flow normally move in the constant speed allow you to enjoy the scenery while driving. There are always clear road signs for your reference.

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    Had an icecream to cool youself in a hot day

    by DaHongHua Written Jul 24, 2012
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    Malaysian climate is always hot and humid. The most busy hawker in Teluk Cempedak is the icecream seller and the fresh coconut hawker. Do take a break if you feel hot to relax yourself.

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    Morning jog at Kuantan River Side

    by DaHongHua Written Jul 23, 2012
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    Wake up early and go to Kuantan River side to have your morning exercise and breathing the fresh air of Kuantan. The park is along the left of the Jalan Besar, Kuantan. Many hotels are here.

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    Teluk Cempedak

    by hassan_abu Written Mar 24, 2008
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    Where it all begins....

    The Japanese landed here when it invaded Malaya in 1940 something... Yah, my history sucks.. I know...

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    Balok Beach

    by mary2u99 Updated Apr 10, 2007

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    Balok Beach

    Balok Beach located 15km from Kuantan and is popular for water sports activities. Balok is the venue for the annual international windsurfing competition.

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    Taman Gelora

    by mary2u99 Written Feb 28, 2007

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    The town swimming pool is located at this area and it is a popular sport for local to come and jog in the evening and for picnics. There is a night market here every Sunday night.

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    Sultan Ahmad Shah Mosque

    by afsarbaf Written Jan 2, 2006

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    Sultan Ahmad Shah Mosque

    This is one of the most prominent land feature of Kuantan city. A large mosque in blue and white. At night with lighting it gives an incredible look.

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    Sunrise @ Teluk Chempedak

    by runwitme Written Mar 21, 2005

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    Pictures taken at Hyatt Regency

    The early bird gets the worm. If you are a morning person, you are in luck for a great sunrise at Teluk Chempedak @ approximately 6-6:30 am.

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