• Pasir Bogak • Teluk Nipah • Coral
Bay • Teluk Belanga • Emeraid Bay • Pantai Teluk Dalam •
• Getting Around •
The real attraction here however
are the enchanting beaches on the western coastline Pantai Puteri Dewi ,
Teluk Belanga, Teluk Nipah, and Teluk Cempedak are marvellous for
swimming or just basking in the sun, amidst tranquil surroundings.
Pasir Bogak was the first-developed beach and thus is the largest and
most popular beach on the island. It is fine for swimming, but gets very
crowded during holidays. The beach is narrow and crescent shaped with
numerous shady trees. There are some facilities for boating, fishing,
snorkelling, scuba diving (Pulau Sembilan), kayaking, rafting. There are
accommodations ranging from campsites to Hotels and a number of seafood
restaurants located here.
The increasingly popular Teluk Nipah further north, has a wider beach.
The water is a clear emerald-green due to presence of limestone, and
usually the beach is quite clean and pretty.
Accommodation here caters much to the middle to lower-ranged budgets.
Chalets, restaurants and motels line the streets and even the small
During the peak seasons, it's jam-packed with tourists. The main road
lies between the beach and the motels and chalets so don't expect to get
any rooms on the beach itself. Just off the main street, towards the end
of alleyways sits the borderline of the forest reserve. In the evenings,
if you're lucky, you can witness a flock of hornbills flying in for
handouts left out by local operators.
From the beach, you can also take a short boat ride to the nearby
islands of Pulau Giam and Pulau Mentaggor and do sone snorkeling. if
you're really for some exercise, you can rent kayaks for a paddle out to
The best west coast beach, just north of Teluk Nipah, with clear
emerald-green water due to the presence of limestone. Usually clean and
pretty, but there are not to many people swimming there.
Teluk Belanga (Golden Sands Beach) at the northern end of the island is
pleasant buy privatly owned beach. Access is restricted to the Pangkor
Island Beach Resort guests only.
Emerald Bay on nearby Pulau Pangkor Laut is a beautiful little
horseshoe-shaped bay with clear water, fine coral and gently sloping
beach. The entire island of Pangkor Laut has been taken over by a hotel
conglomerate, but some of the boat tours stop at the beach
Pantai Teluk Dalam
The kampung house concept Teluk Dalam Resort is great if you don't
intend to leave the resort at all - it's a sort of 'sit and do
absolutely nothing but relax' place. Great for those
There are indeed quite a number of resorts, motels and inns on Teluk
Nipah and Pasir Bogak. In particular, Teluk Nipah. One end of the beach
is chock-full with chalets, A-huts, small resorts and and restaurants.
The accommodation here is quite affordable. For the more up-market
traveller, there are a number of resorts and hotels scattered around in
quieter ends of the island with private beaches for guests to
Taxis are not cheap but are readily available for most part of the day -
Agree on the fare before starting your journey. Should you decide for a
more thrilling way to see the island, there are rental agencies that
lease bicycles and motorbikes.
An Introduction / Places & Sights / Getting There
Pangkor Island Area Map
Map of Pangkor Island with layout of road, location of villages,
beaches, places of interests and nearby islands.