Pangkor Island Travel Guide
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is located off the western coast of Malaysia, 90km south-west of Ipoh.
There are a number of smaller islands close to Pangkor including Pangkor
Laut and the much smaller Mentanggor and Giam Islands.
The majority of the good beaches are found on the west coast of Pangkor though there are a few found on the south coast and north east coast of the island. The island is only 8km2 so easy to travel around to get to the nice beaches.
The east coast of Pangkor, facing the mainland of Malaysia has many fishing villages.
Fuu Lin Kong Temple is located at the bottom of Sungai Pinang Besar. At the temple is a miniture replicate of the Great Wall of China.
The Sri Pathirakaliaman Temple is located at Sungai Pinang Kecial is a Hindu temple with statues of various Hindu gods.
Pangkor Forest Reserve
Getting to Pangkor Island Malaysia
Berjaya Air has direct flights 5 days a week from Pangkor Island to Kuala Lumpur www.berjaya-air.com
A ferry can be caught from the mainland of Malaysia at Lumut. The ferry ride takes 40 minutes across to Pangkor Island.
Ferries run every half an hour. From Lumut to Pangkor ferries run from 7.00am till 8.30pm and from Pangkor to Lumut ferries from from 6.30am till 8.30pm.
Last updated 26th July 2009
Hotels on Pangkor Island Malaysia
Following is a list of hotels found on Pangkor Island Malaysia including current 2009 prices and contact details:
Beach Huts Hotel backpacker style accommodation. Ph: (05) 685 3426
Seagull Beach Resort located on the beach at Telek Nipah on Pangkor Island. Budget style accommodation which is clean and comfortable. Room prices start from RM40 (US$11) offpeak season to RM60 (US$17) in the peak season. www.seagullbeachvillageresort.com
Sea View Hotel located on the west coast of Pangkor Island right on the best beach on Pangkor Pasir Bogak and not far from some of the other good beaches. Room rates start from RM130 (US$37) including breakfast and taxes. www.seaviewpangkor.com
Coral Bay Resort located 7km from the airport on Pangkor Island the resort has 142 rooms. The resort has swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fitness centre and beach volley ball. Room rates start from RM130 (US$37) www.pangkorcoralbay.com.my
Peteri Bayu Beach Resort is a newly renovated hotel built on 8 acres of tropical gardens facing the beach. With hotels rooms and chalets prices start from RM170 (US$49) including breakfast and taxes. www.puteribayu.com
Pangkor Indah Beach Resort
The Pan Pacific Resort Pangkor
Teluk Dalam Resort
Khoo Holiday Resort
Pangkor Laut Resort located on the smaller Pangkor Laut island.
Hotels near Lumut
There are also a number of resorts found on the mainland looking over to Pangkor Island.
The Orient Star Resort modern resort style accommodation with large swimming pool with swim up bar. Room rates from RM198 nett (US$57) www.orientstar.com.my
Swiss-Garden Golf Resort and Spa Damai Laut is a 4 star resort located on 425 acres of tropical gardens. All rooms have broadband internet connections. The resort has an 18 hole championship golf course and driving range. Room prices from RM230+ taxes (US$66) including breakfast for 2. www.damailaut.com
Teluk Rubiah Beach Resort
The Lumut Country Resort located right next door to the Perak International Yacht Club. 44 Chalets set on 4 acres of tropical gardens with 2 swimming pools and 2 tennis courts. The resort has WiFi wireless internet access in public areas. Room prices from www.lumutcountryresort.biz
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