Resort In Terengganu

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Terengganu Adventure Spots

 

o     Kenyir Lake

Located approximately 55 km from Kuala Terengganu, the Kenyir Lake is reputed to be one of the largest and most fascinating man-made lakes in the world. Covering an area of 369 sq km, it is also Malaysia’s largest rock-filled hydroelectric dam. When the area was inundated by water, most of the hills were above the water level thus creating about 340 man-made islands. Surrounded by a lush tropical jungle, the Kenyir Lake is a popular and ideal retreat for nature lovers, anglers, photo enthusiasts and fun seekers. Some of the activities which could be carried out here are fishing, swimming, canoeing, boating and jungle trekking. Due to the cleanliness of the lake and abundance of food supply, the Kenyir Lake has a wide variety of fresh water fish such as Baung, Toman, Kelisa and Lampam. Accommodation such as houseboats, floating chalets and lakeside resorts are also available to visitors.

 

o     Pasir Raja

A highly exciting destination for nature lovers and the adventurous, Pasir Raja is blessed with clean, fresh air, countless wildlife, magnificent flora and fauna, numerous winding streams, rapids and a waterfall. It is a perfect setting for jungle trekking, swimming and relaxing.

 

 

o     Sekayu Waterfalls

The sight of water gushing and falling from a high altitude and the sound of rushing water is a very pleasurable experience.

A favourite retreat for visitors and locals alike, the Sekayu Waterfalls with its seven cascades are surrounded by its natural landscape of lush jungle-clad hills, a fruit orchard, a mini zoo, a bird park, a flower garden and countless species of flora and fauna. Various facilities such as shelters, changing rooms, chalets and a resthouse have also been provided for the visitor’s convenience. Located within the
Sekayu Recreational Forest in Kuala Berang, it is only a 56 km drive from Kuala Terengganu, and about 45 minutes drive through unspoiled country scenery. There is a minimal charge of RM1.00 for each entry into the recreational forest.

 

o     Sungai Ceralak Waterfalls

There are two waterfalls collectively called the Sungai Ceralak Waterfalls. The first, known as Jeram Solo, is about 12 m high with a pool of about 250 sq m in area while the second, at 24 m with a 190 sq m pool, is called Jeram Padang. The area has some attractive trees and plants including various species of pretty wild flowers. The surrounding hills also provide a scenic backdrop for photographers.

 

Getting to the site is an adventure in itself, involving a boat ride From Kuala Jengai to Kuala Sungai Ceralak, a jungle hike and river crossing across the Sungai Ceralak itself. The other alternative route involves logging trails and jungle tracks.

 

o     Lata Tembakah Waterfalls

Another area which offers similar nature activities for a healthy mind and body is the Lata Tembakah Waterfalls. It is located in the Pelagat Forest Reserve in Besut. The sprawling 300sq hectares of land is blessed with a beautiful seven-tiered cascading waterfall with its highest point reaching 50 metres. The park is a haven for those who are health conscious and love adventure retreats such as swimming, camping, jungle-trekking and nature walks. The park provides basic amenities such as changing rooms and rest areas.

 

o     Setiu Agro Resort

Seven kilometres from Bandar Permaisuri is the popular Setiu Agro Resort which has been conceived with the noble agro-tourism concept in mind. This is the state government’s efforts to preserve the environment and at the same time offer healthy recreational activities while providing camping facilities and basic amenities for visitors. The park is a natural laboratory for the study of nature with the names of trees and plants labeled accordingly. It promotes the importance of care and concern for the environment and enhances civic consciousness among the state’s populace and visitors.

 

o     LA Hot Springs

There is a hot spring in Besut which is known as the LA Hot Springs with its water temperature ranging from 45 - 49 degrees Celsius. The water contains natural sulphur which is said to have healing properties. Visitors flock to this spring and especially so when afflicted with skin ailments.

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