No worries, u dont have to be reaaaaaaaaallllllllllly early just to experience the scenic view of sun rising up by the beach. The sun rise is normally between 7 to 7.30 am.... After all the hotel is just by the beach!I just went out through the back door, walk less than a minute...and I was by the beach.Check out the pic here & more on my...more
The Sutra Beach Resort organises many different types of excursions from Merang, ranging from visits to Kuala Terengganu city and nearby towns to more adventurous stuff such as swimming in the waterfalls, snorkelling at Palau Redang, trekking, visiting the famous Lake Kenyir etc.more
When visitors reach the airport/ bus station, the land transfer, by van or bus, will be arranged upfront with the travel agents. Currently, there is an express bus that goes directly to the Merang jetty from Singapore. Merang jetty is the most popular spot for boat transfer. If you are going to Pulau Redang, Pulau Lang Tengah or Pulau Bidong, you...more
Merang Jetty is the gateway to Redang and Lang Tengah Island.People usually get here from either Kuala Terengganu bus terminal or airport.Transportation to the jetty and from jetty to resort (boat transfer) are usually pre-arranged if you booked a tour package.Taxi Fare from Kuala Terengganu would be around RM40 - RM45.Boat transfer fee depends on...more
Try to avoid Merang or any other coastal areas of Malaysia during the monsoon season (Nov to early March) as the strong waves, wind and rain will make your holiday a very miserable one. If you are interested to visit South East Asia during this period, the best places would be countries of Indo-China such as Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Mynamar which enjoy very good weather during this period.
Favorite thing: I think my stay at this beach resort at Merang was an enjoyable and relaxed one since I did not expect a lot in the first place. This is a very slow paced environment, which is exactly what I wanted to be in during my holiday :)