of Interest around
There are a lot of interesting places can
be found near to the resorts. Some of them are described below
Kenyir Lake (Tasik Kenyir)
Situated in the inner reaches of Terengganu, it is set in
the heart of the rainforest which bestows upon Kenyir her
majesty and incredible assortment of flora and fauna including
rare ferns, exotic orchids, hornbills, elephants, and panthers,
among many others. The lake it self contains at least 14 waterfalls,
about 340 islands created by the flooding of the area, and
numerous species of aquatic life, the quantity and variety
of fish being the favorite attraction for anglers.
Near the Terengganu, there are alot of diving spot
can be visited. Those spots can be found near some small island
such as Redang Island, Pinang Island, Kapas Island, Gernia
Island, Bidong Island, Lang Tengah Island, Perhentian Kecil
and Besar Island. Besides of enjoying the scenery of the island,
you can also do the diving to enjoy the scenery of undersea.
Floating Mosque (Masjid Tengku Tengah Zaharah), on
the estuary of Ibai river, is built in such as way as to give
the illusion that it is floating on water. It sees a setting
of modern architecture against a stark natural landscape.
Pristine white, plain and unadorned, the mosque is an unpretentious
architectural statement, yet bold and strong at the same time.
In the surrounding area, there is a children playground, Jogging
site and fishing spot
Rantau Abang (Dungun)
Rantau Abang is about 56 km south of Kuala Terengganu,
the beach is one of the main nesting areas for sea turtles,
and one of only six in the world to be visited by the giant
leatherback from months of May to September.
Besides the turtle, Rantau Abang is also known for its white,
sandy and rocky beaches such as Teluk Bidara and Tanjong Jara
that suitable for relaxation, picnicking, sunbathing and swimming.
Lata Beringin Waterfall & Hot
Located about 130 km from Kuala Terengganu and 40 km from
Besut, it is easily assessable by all forms of road transport.
The Caressing Lata Berangin is an ideal spot to rest after
a tiring and strenuous jungle trekking. The cool breeze with
the cascading water from a height of 300 feet will soothe
away tiredness giving one a sense of vigor and vitality. There
is also a hot spring in Besut which is known as the LA Hot
Springs with its water temperature ranging from 45 - 49 degrees
Bukit Puteri is situated at the mouth of Terengganu River.
It covers an area of about 658 hectares and the height is
about 200 meters from the sea level. It was a fortress between
1831 and 1876 to defend the lands from enemy attacks. This
hill on Jalan Kota gives a good view of the town. A few historical
artifacts still exists on Bukit Puteri till this present day.
Among them are a big bell, cannon, a flag pole, light house,
graves and a defence wall.
lstana Maziah is believed to have been constructed during
the reign of Sultan Zainal Abidin Ill. It was built in 1897
to replace the lstana Hijau which was burned down during World
War II. Located next to Bukit Puteri, it is the venue for
royal birthdays, weddings, conferment of titles and receptions
for local and foreign dignitaries. A product of the blend
between splendid modern and traditional architecture, it is
also well-known as one of Malaysia's cultural attractions.
Tengku Tengah Zaharah