When it comes to choosing a place for a beach holiday, it’s not a secret that some of the best islands in Peninsular Malaysia are located on the east coast. However, getting to the islands can be quite a hassle since they’re mostly accessible only by ferry or speedboat. Not to mention, they can get super crowded during peak seasons.
If you’re in need of a beach holiday but not keen to take a trip out to the sea, there are beaches along the east coast states of Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu you can take a road trip to. Start planning for a getaway at these beaches that boasts golden sands, swaying coconut trees and idyllic scenery now!
1. Teluk Cempedak
Undoubtedly one of the most famous beaches on the coast of Pahang, Teluk Cempedak is a great place for families to spend some time together as it has a plethora of activities available. Despite its popularity, the beach is pretty clean and perfect for swimming. Explore the area by taking a walk along the raised platform to enjoy a scenic view of the beach.