Pangkor

Pangkor Island with mix of charming villages of fishermen and beach resorts is an exciting tourist destination. It offers visitors a rare opportunity to be in close contact with fishermen and so that to observe their way of life, but also to simply enjoy the beaches of fine sand and the facilities of the various resorts.

Pasir Bogak and Teluk Nipah, two beaches locating in Pangkor, are the most popular beaches which offer many activities for sun and sea lovers; they could practice diving bottle or go snorkeling, windsurfing and beach fishing. While Pasir Bogak is quit developed, Teluk Nipah still retains its village atmosphere or kampung. Teluk Ketapang and Turtle Bay beaches are the place of pilgrimage of the turtles that come to bury their eggs. Some of the resorts of the island have also excellent golf courses.

The fishermen live in small villages scattered on the East Coast, facing the towns of Lumut and Teluk Batik. Visitors have the chance to see them during the 40 minute ride by ferry departing from Lumut, because the ferry stops in the main villages of Sungai Pinang Kecil and Sungai Pinang Bazar before accosting on Pangkor.

 

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