Kuantan, Malaysia



Teluk Chempedak
Teluk Chempedak is a lovely beach located about 5 km from Kuantan city centre. Facilities for watersports here include boating, canoeing and sailing. The 5-star Hyatt Regency Kuantan is a beachfront resort located at Teluk Chempedak itself. On the left side of Teluk Chempedak beach, there is a long boardwalk (built over rocks and boulders) passing through the edge of a rainforest and connects to a secluded beach called Teluk Pelindung.

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Teluk Chempedak, Kuantan
Teluk Chempedak

Balok Beach
The Balok Beach at Beserah is located about 7 km from Kuantan. The area is a village is famous for fresh fish caught and delivered every day. The beach here is wide and sandy and compared to Teluk Chempedak is less crowded on weekends and public holidays. Resorts fronting Balok Beach include the 4-star Swiss-Garden Resort & Spa Kuantan and the nearby 3-star Duta Village Beach Resort. Another is the 3-star Duta Sands Beach Resort.

Balok Beach, Kuantan
Balok Beach

Batu Hitam
Batu Hitam is a special beach where all the stones are black or dark in colour on a white sandy beach. Located about 10 km from Kuantan, the beach is popular with the locals especially during weekends and public holidays. The area is under development and there are no hotels or resorts here but there is ample space for camping. There are several food stalls serving drinks and local dishes such as grilled fish.

Batu Hitam, Kuantan

Batu Hitam by Emran Kassim

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