Pangkor Island is a resort island located in Manjung District, Perak, Malaysia. Boasting of stunning landscape, it is known for its white sand beaches, clear blue skies, corals reefs and turquoise blue water. Located just three-hour drive away from Kuala Lumpur, Pangkor Island is a popular romantic getaway.
The most popular and main beaches of Pangkor are Pasir Bogak, Teluk Nipah and Coral Beach. Pangkor is made up of five islands of which Pangkor is the main island. The three smaller islands are Pangkor Laut, Pulau Mentagor and Pulau Giam, There is also an isle called Pulau Pelandok. Pangkor Laut is where most of the famous beaches are located - Coral Beach, Royal Bay, and Emerald Bay are a part of Pangkor Laut Island.
Pangkor Island is also home to a number of reptiles and amphibians, and the interior of this island is forested. The breathtaking island is also known for snorkelling. The snorkelling gears, jet skis and boats are easily available at the resorts. These can also be hired at Pasir Bogak or Teluk Nipah beach. Pulao Sembilan is Pangkor’s secret diving spot, giving you a chance to witness hard corals and barracudas.
Boat trips that begin from Nipah Bay are one of the best ways to explore the beauty of this island. While Teluk Nipah houses most of the budget beach resorts, Pasir Bogak is known for the bigger midrange resorts. To get a feel of the local town, staying in Pangkor Town or Sungai Pinang Kecil is recommended.
Pangkor is a beautiful, peaceful holiday spot. Home to beautiful beaches, sceneries of greens and blues, it is serene in its own little way.
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