Have You Visited Terengganu ??? – Malaysia

How lucky are we to live in such a blessed planet?
Alluring nature that fits perfectly with culture rich people. A true show!
Terengganu is one of these places where we can witness our fortune all around.
Perfect candidate for a bucket list. Actually, the last five words were unnecessary.😉

Visit Terengganu


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Our private islet?

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To see more about Tenggol Island:

How to get there, where to stay, and more:

Diver’s paradise and more:

Last day in Tenggol:

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Malaysia is a dazzling paradise!
Let us know your favorite place in Terengganu in the comments below!❤️

The Hidden Diver’s Paradise of Malaysia - Tenggol Island

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Goodbye To Tenggol Island + Exploring Kuala Terengganu – Malaysia

One more goodbye, and once again the world gets bigger.
Time to expand even further with Kuala Terengganu and its delicious food and charming traditional streets.

Addresses and extra info from everything you saw on the video:

Tenggol Island
To see how to get there and where to stay, click here.
To see what to do at this amazing island click here.

Dungun Pier – Dungun Jetty
Also known as A’King Jetty
Address: Jalan Rajawali, Kampung Pulau Serai, Kuala Dungun

Goodbye To Tenggol Island + Exploring Kuala Terengganu - Malaysia

Dungun Bus Station – Stesen Bas Dungun
Address: Jalan Bijangga, Kuala Dungun
*From Dungun Pier, walk will take 25min, and taxi 4min costing around rm10.

Goodbye To Tenggol Island + Exploring Kuala Terengganu - Malaysia
Boarding the bus from Dungun to Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu Bus Station – Hentian Bas Majlis Perbandaran Kuala Terengganu
Address: Jalan Syed Hussin, Kuala Terengganu

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Bus station surroundings

Uncle Guest House
Backpacker style hotel, with shared bathroom(hot water).
Address: 77A Mezzanine Floor, Jalan Tok Lam, Kuala Terengganu
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Uncle-Guesthouse-Kuala-Terengganu-666398016786759/
Price: rm 50 for a double bed, no window
*Unless it is a public holiday, booking in advance is not necessary.

Chinatown – Kampung Cina
Address: Jalan Kampung Cina, Kuala Terengganu
*A must see in Kuala Terengganu

Kafe Vegan Recipe
Vegetarian Restaurant
Address: 156, Jalan Kampung Cina, Kampung Banggul, Kuala Terengganu
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Vegan-Recipe-Cafe-504955603024940/
Open from 7:30am to 9:00pm.
* Mr.  Tae is such lovely and helpful owner, the food is sensational, a must try vegan’s heaven in KT.

Day Market – Pasar Besar Kedai Payang
Address: Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu
Open from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

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Bamboo Forest Restaurant – Chuk Lim Vege – 竹林素食
Vegetarian Restaurant
Address: 37, Jalan Balik Bukit, Kuala Terengganu
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/chuklimvege/
Open from 11am-3pm, and 5:30pm-10pm.
*Good food, a little overpriced for the area.

Kuala Terengganu Waterfront
Address: Jalan Balik Bukit, Kuala Terengganu

Public taxis have an informal fixed fare of rm10 inside the city.
If you have internet on your phone, another option is using the “GrabTaxi” app, which will be cheaper.

One huge advantage of island hopping is not having to feel bad every time you leave because soon there’s more to be experienced.
Have you tried it before? Let us know in the comments below.❤

Want to see more of Malaysia and its stunning islands? Stay tuned!☀




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The Hidden Diver’s Paradise of Malaysia – Tenggol Island

The Hidden Diver’s Paradise of Malaysia - Tenggol Island
Whale Shark

Experienced divers of Malaysia hold a secret spot, where diverse diving sites offering interesting attractions even to the most skilled divers can be found.
The gorgeous island is remote, quiet, and unspoiled.
But don’t worry, from now on you know it too, it’s called Tenggol and it’s waiting for you!

What To Do

Experienced divers are often attracted to the island that is regarded as the best dive site in Peninsular Malaysia, with reefs in almost perfect conditions.
It has more than 20 diving sites, with shallow and also deeper diving spots.
Dive season starts in March and ends in October.
Current is present, a skilled instructor who knows the area is recommended.

The Hidden Diver’s Paradise of Malaysia - Tenggol Island

Either from the shore or by boat, snorkeling spots are available all around the island.
We came in hopes of spotting a whale shark, and there it was!
A few turtles, blacktip reef sharks, giant barracuda, bat, parrot, and pufferfishes also came to play.

⚪Chill On The Beach
As usual, not much explanation needed for this one.
Tune on you best relaxation mode and be happy!☀

Buffet-style meals are served, offering a taste of local cuisine.
In such a small island, vegans will easily be concern about going hungry during their stay.
We informed the hotel about our preferences in advance and were very pleased with the results.
Simple, yet delicious vegan food, with new options every meal was served to us separately from the buffet.
Honestly, after a bit of struggle in Kapas, eating the same few available vegan dishes over and over, we didn’t want to leave Tenggol.🍜

Walking along the main bay, and grabbing a boat to go around the island is the only way to explore it.
Poisonous snakes inhabit Tenggol, making trekking a definite no go.
Still, it’s a small place, there’s only a short boat ride between you and any place you wish to see.

On such peaceful environment, it’s time to put your zen on and try some yoga moves to connect even further with yourself.
Which here will be easier, humans thrive when in contact with nature.
If you don’t know how to do it, take at least 5 min to meditate, close your eyes and just be aware.

The Hidden Diver’s Paradise of Malaysia - Tenggol Island

⚪Make Friends and Sense The Culture
Everyone, from staff to other guests, was extremely friendly and helpful.
Being in such environment is a great opportunity to learn more about a new culture and make new friends.
You can feel the good vibes, beautiful place with beautiful people.🌈

How To Get There

Click here to see our post showing how to do it step-by-step.

Where To Stay

Click here to see our post about it.

We were enchanted by this island!🏝
What about you? Share with us in the comments below.💗

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The Best Kept Secret of Malaysia + How To Get There – Tenggol Island

When searching beach destinations in Malaysia, Tenggol won’t be an easy find, it seems like it is a secret, and only those who dig really dip will be able to find the hidden gem.
Gorgeous Tenggol is a small island, 3km long and 2km wide, with only 2 hotels that share the same bay.

Trekking is not possible due to poisonous snakes that inhabit the island, what I personally find gives it mysterious.
On the other hand, diving, snorkeling, and chilling on the beach are pretty possible and that’s what we came for.🏝

On our first snorkeling stop, we jumped into the water to find perfect visibility.
The real, faultless example of crystal clear water, while turtles and fishes came to say hi.
To place yourself in this shoes(or fins!), first, you’ll need to arrive at the stunning island:

How To Get There

From Kuala Lumpur:

Departing from Kuala Lumpur you need to get to Kuala Terengganu, where the nearest airport to Tenggol is located.
There’s actually a private airport that is even nearer Tenggol called Kerteh Airport, but prices are 5-6 times higher and flights are available only a few days a month, making it hard to fit in a schedule.
By bus from Kuala Lumpur, the nearest destination is Kuala Dungun, and the trip takes around 5-6 hours.
Flights are really cheap, the best transportation choice will depend on your trip format.
If you are island hopping the flight makes much more sense, if your only destination is Tenggol the bus can be an option.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur
Address: 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
ERL: Express Rail Link connects the airport to the city center.Full schedule here: http://www.kliaekspres.com/plan-buy/schedule/
Bus: http://www.klia.com.my/index.php?m=airport&c=getting_around&id=1&aid=1
Website: http://www.klia.com.my

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Kuala Lumpur International Aiport

Kerteh Airport – Lapangan Terbang Kerteh
Address: Lapangan Terbang Kerteh Road, Kerteh

From Kuala Terengganu To Kuala Dungun/ From Marang To Kuala Dungun:

*If coming by bus skip this step
After arriving in Kuala Terengganu airport, look for taxi stalls, there you can book your trip to Dungun.
It will cost rm110 and take around 1,5 hour, usually, there’s no waiting line.

Kuala Terengganu Airport – Sultan Mahmud Airport
Address: Jala Lapangan Terbang, Kuala Terengganu
Website: http://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/index.php/component/content/article/15

Those visiting first Kapas Island will be coming from Marang, taxi and buses are available from the city.
The trip takes around 1 hour and will cost rm40-60 by taxi, it can be arranged with your hotel or by GrabTaxi app.
By bus, it costs between rm10-15, check latest bus timetable calling the number below.

SP Bumi Bus Company (Bus From Marang to Dungun)
Website: http://www.spbumi.com.my/Main/Main.asp?pageID=002
Phone: +60377288789 (call for latest schedule)

From Kuala Dungun to Tenggol Island:

If you came by taxi ask to be dropped at Dungun Pier.
If by bus, you’ll be dropped at the Dungun Bus Station, where you can either walk or grab a taxi to Dungun pier. The walk will take 25min, and taxi 4min costing around rm10.

Arriving at the pier, every hotel has its own jetty, ask around using your hotel name to be pointed in the right direction.
The boat transfers are included in the hotel booking, no extra fees.
If you have no hotel and is planning only to stay a few hours at the island and come back in the same day, call in advance to hotels, travel agencies, or local dive shops to have boat service arranged. There are no public boats.

The Best Kept Secret of Malaysia + How To Get There - Tenggol Island

In case you need to wait or/and is hungry, there’s a small hotel restaurant where that can be done.
After that, a 50min boat ride will take you to a paradisiacal island, welcome to Tenggol!🏝

Where To Stay

There are only 2 hotels on the island, they are all at the sandy Teluk Ayer Tawar bay, package deals are the best way to book them.
Usually, we are not the “group” or “package” kind of tourists, but for this specific location, the cheapest and most efficient way is opting for the package.
Talking about costs, having only 3 hotels, the island is definitely not a backpack budget friendly one.
There’s an investment to be made if choosing Tenggol, but it is certainly worth it.

The available hotels are all beachfront, serve buffet style meals, and have diving and/or snorkeling trips included on the deals.
Prices depend on the number of nights, room arrangement, and activities of choice.
You can check their websites below for latest rates.

The hotel we stayed did a decent job of accommodating our special necessities as vegans, the cook was creative and prepared flavorful dishes for every meal.
We booked a 4 people shared room and ended up staying by ourselves, which was a nice surprise.
The staff was kind, helpful, and friendly. We had a great stay and would come back to Tenggol Island Beach Resort.

Here the hotel’s websites:
Tenggol Island Beach Resort: http://www.pulautenggol.com
Tenggol Coral Beach Resort: https://tenggol.com.my/

Having the opportunity to be in such place is a blessing in our lives!
We are very grateful to have this chance and happy to be able to share it with you.

Allured by Tenggol? Stay tuned for more!🏖
Any doubts or tips? Feel free to let us know in the comments below.💗




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