Teluk Chempedak beach is approximately 5km away from the town of Kuantan. If you are coming from the town centre, go towards the east direction to Jalan Teluk Sisik. Go all the way to the end and you will reach Jalan Teluk Chempedak.
You will reach a dead end where McDonald, KFC and Hyatt Regency Hotel are located. Park your car and walk towards the beach. Take note that Hyatt Regency Hotel will be closed for at least a year for upgrading work effective 1 Sept 2015.
One of the many shops at the beach.
This is one of the main beach that locals go to during the weekends and after office hours to unwind and for a time of leisure with family members. This beach is an enclosed bay and is a good place for water sports activities such as swimming, jet-skiing, surfing or sun-bathe.
Kite flying during the windy days is a definite thing to do for children of all ages. During the monsoon season from November to March, do be careful with the sea as the waves can be quite rough. Hence, it is not recommended for you to swim here during this time.
Toilet facility is provided for your convenience after your time at the beach. If you need to fill your empty stomach, there are many food stalls that serve a variety of food and beverages.
One of a good and reasonably priced shop that you can go at Teluk Chempedak beach is known as Song Fatt shop. The owner is very friendly and sell goods such as kites, drinks, fruits, souvenir and tit-bits. This shop is located at the left hand side of the beach where the raised platform that leads you to another beach.
Other restaurants are opened until after midnight during the weekends. McDonald and KFC restaurant are just located by beach. The 24-hour convenience store 7-Eleven is also located nearby.
A platform was recently constructed from Chempedak Beach to another beach. You will discover many huge stones as you walk towards this beach. At times, you may be able to see groups of students doing their study on the rocks here.
The sand here is darker in colour compared to the sand at Chempedak Beach. Notice the wild life such as monitor lizards and the macaques monkeys as you stroll along the forest. Enjoy the scenic view of the beaches from the platform. You will see more monkeys here as you walk towards the end of the platform.
Other attraction that you can go while in Kuantan include the Kuantan River Cruise that takes you around the mangrove swamps, fishermen villages and a panoramic view of the capital town of Pahang.
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