Semporna

Semporna, Sabah
- The town with its feet in the sea In the Bajau and Malay language, "semporna" literally means, "perfect". The town its feet in the sea, Semporna and its many islands are like a dream come true... pure white sandy beaches, coconut palms and tranquil waters lapping over colourful reefs in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Sulawesi Sea. The richness of the sea, fishes...
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Penang’s Famed Beaches

Penang's Famed Beaches Penang's northern shoreline is famous for its beautiful beaches of golden sand and deep blue seas. The Tanjung Bungah, Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang beaches offer expansive stretches of glittering sand interspersed with secluded coves within the shelter of gigantic rocks. It is along this famous coastline that resorts of international standard have spr...
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Tanjung Aru Beach

Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Tanjung Aru Beach The Tanjung Aru Beach with its Prince Philip Park is just one of the many-splendor beaches in the West Coast Tanjung Aru derives its name from the abundance of tall casuarinas or Aru trees that grace the shoreline and Prince Philip Park was named in honour of the Consort of Queen Elizabeth II. There are countless magnificent beaches to explore and enjoy. Whil...
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Pulau Jerejak (Jerejak Island)

Pulau Jerejak
Jerejak Island Jerejak Island or Pulau Jerejak, as it is locally known, is an islet located off the island of Penang, Malaysia. A virtually undisturbed island graced with the rich diversity of 362ha of over 210 species of flora and fauna. Towering tropical trees, lingering lianas and exotic orchids prove to be shelters to some of the most remarkable living creatures, such as t...
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Teluk Nipah

Teluk Nipah, Pangkor Island
Teluk Nipah Further down the road, is the increasingly popular Teluk Nipah. Accommodation here caters much to the middle to lower-ranged budgets and can be a little dissapointing to those who have something of a romantic notion of island getaway in mind. Chalets, restaurants and motels line the streets and even the small alleyways and during the peak seasons, it's jam-packed w...
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Eagle Square / Dataran Lang

Eagle Square, Langkawi Island
Eagle Square / Dataran Lang Eagle Square is Langkawi's most prominent landmark for visitors arriving by sea. Situated near the Kuah jetty, the main attraction of the square is the magnificent statue of the reddish brown eagle majestically poised for flight. According to local folklore, Langkawi derived its name from- the eagle or "helang". In old Malay, "kawi" denotes r...
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Black Sand Beach

Black Sand Beach Langkawi
Black Sand Beach Some believe that the remains from the great battle between Garuda and Jentayu still existed, and can be seen as Skull Beach, Cape of Bones (Tanjung Tulang) and Black Sand Beach, where remains of skulls, broken bones and ship wrecks can be found. Others claim that these remains belong to the traders who sank together with their ships, because of the whirlpo...
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Pantai Merdeka

Pantai Merdeka
Kedah is also endowed with a beautiful 1 km stretch of white sandy beach known as Pantai Merdeka, approximately 60 km south of Alor Setar. This enchanting beach is shaded by tall swaying palms, under which one may spend leisurely hours - picnicking or just lazing the hours away, Water skiing and sailing are also popular along this stretch of coastal water. The mountains and...
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Perhentian Island

Perhentian Island, Terengganu
Pulau Perhentian, meaning 'stopover island', is not to be missed. Situated 21km off the coast of Terengganu, it consists of the islands of Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil. Covered by unspoilt jungle, windswept palms, powdery white beaches and surrounded by sapphire blue waters, Pulau Perhentian is a sanctuary for fishermen, migratory birds and of course, d...
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Redang Island

Pulau Redang, located 45km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu, is the largest of a group of nine protected islands dotting the South China Sea off the Terengganu coast. The island offers crystal clear waters and numerous dive sites for enthusiasts. Sheltered within the Pulau Redang Marine Park, the waters here are rich in marine life. At midday when sun rays penetrate the se...
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