Pangko, a wonderful beach destination proudly boasts of white sandy beaches, enthralling water sports, gorgeous sea views and seafood, lush green forest areas, colonial forts, hornbills and so much more! So much that it is desirable is an ideal destination regardless of who you are traveling with. Also known as Pulau Pangkor, the island may be a little smaller compared to others cities like George Town or Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia, but offers an experience of a lifetime.
Dive at Pulau Sembilan
Try your hands-on sea diving as Pulau Sembilan is a cluster of 9 uninhabited islands with multiple dive sites. You’d experience clear waters and sea life hard corals, parrotfish, jacks, barracudas and hump head wrasses amongst others.
Witness ruins of Dutch Colonial Fort
- It's one of the oldest forts in Malaysia dating back to the 17th century and is a sample of the district’s rich colonial history.
- Pangkor Island is best explored and experienced on a Kayak. Nipah Bay is one of the best coastline to start kayaking and travel through the gentle waters to reach Coral beach.
Enjoy Sunset at Coral Beach
Coral beach is situated on the westeren costs and offers the best sunset ever as the sun goes dipping towards the horizon. It’s a sight to behold
Chinatown and Taoist temple
Shop, eat, experience a different side of Pangkor at this street market. Pangkor Fried Rice is a must try dish here, flavourful serve-up of fried chicken and rice with eggs.
At the heart of the market, there's a beautiful and vibrant Taoist Temple. Across a huge red archway, the temple is tucked in the greens. The temple features bronze Buddha statues and spiritual artifacts, making the vicinity peaceful and serene.
Hike the Pangkor Hills
is the highest point in the island, and can be reached through a hke starting from Pasir Bogak. The rainforest is marked by hiking trails, crossing through the lush vegetation and cicada calls, and leads to the summit with mesmerizing views of the island.
and experience marine life- You will find the calmest and clearest waters in Pangkor Island, making it one of the desirable spots for snorkeling.
Catch hornbills at the Sunset View Chalet
Hornbills are everywhere. But if you want to capture them on flocks, Sunset vires Chatle is the best place to be at. The high-beaked and long-tailed friends are often found hanging out here.
Oyo Hotels in Pangkor
This is not it, Pangkor Island has a lot more activities and attractions. Since it's a favourite amongst travellers, there is a range of hotels and restaurants that make your trip worthwhile. If you are looking for cheap hotels yet a comfortable stay, OYO has a range of hotels across price ranges. The budget hotels and cheap hotels come packed with essential amenities like fridge, TV, Free WiFi and more.