Kapas Island | Cotton Island | Terengganu | Malaysia

Kapas Island is an island off Marang in Terengganu, Malaysia. Pulau Kapas means Cotton Island, a name given to it by locals, due to its soft white beaches. Kapas is a designated marine park its white-sand beaches are some of the cleanest in Malaysia, and the aquamarine waters are ideal for sea kayaking and snorkeling. Kapas Island is situated offshore about 30 minutes by slow boat or 10 minutes by fast boat from Marang jetty, 20 minutes south of Kuala Terengganu. Relatively isolated from the hustle and bustle of the mainland, this island is the perfect getaway for those looking for some blissful relaxation. Marang Jetty provides ample secured parking lots for RM7 per day.

It is a lovely small island with beautiful, quiet, unspoiled sandy beaches; cool and clear blue waters, swaying coconut trees and caves with swallows nests. Its waters are home to beautiful marine life such as fish, turtles, corals and others. Making it a must-visit destination, especially for discerning divers and snorkellers, is the incredible variety of hard and soft corals, seashells, fish and turtles.
The laid back atmosphere gives a perfect excuse to do nothing. Still, if you are feeling restless, there are plenty of activities to keep you occupied. Take your pick: diving, swimming, snorkeling , windsurfing, kayaking, boating and even fishing. Accommodation varies from deluxe and budget chalets offering air conditioned or fan
It’s not a rich and glamorous place with tons of 5 Star Resorts or expensive restaurants.  It’s a very small island, which is what makes it so special.  There’s not tons of electricity, or decent internet connection, meaning it’s the perfect holiday escape. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November to February and The Best Time to Visit Pulau Kapas is from April to August, There are no ATM’s on the island so Don't Forget to Bring enough CASH for relax.

What To do on Pulau Kapas :
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Candat sotong(Squid Jigging)
  • Swimming with sharks at Gem Island
  • Beach volleyball
  • Sunset
  • Hiking at Bukit Singa
Where To Stay :
Ombak Kapas -
Ombak Kapas Island Beach Resort is located on Kapas Island, Ombak Kapas Island Beach Resort will give you the best services and Kapas Island is the right place to relax and have fun. Ombak Kapas Island Beach Resort is an ideal choice for the people who want excitement and best serves at Kapas Island, Just in front of the resort lies a white and long sandy beach, which is a short walking distance from the resort.
The resort facilities include 72 unites with basic facilities like seminar hall, prayer hall, café, and others. When you host a party or family reunion, the special celebrations let you strengthen bonds with. For booking enquiries or group booking please contact +6010-9091901 or email sales@ombakkapas.com and check out their awesome website at https://ombakkapas.com/
Rooms To choices (all the price rate follows 2018 rates)
-Aircond Twin Sharing | 1 x queen bed size or 2 x Single Bed Size | RM170.00

-Aircond Twin Sharing | 1 x queen bed size or 2 x Single Bed Size | RM200.00 - (2 Adults and 1 Child) | (1 Adults and 2 Child) + 1 x Extra Mattress

-Aircond Triple Sharing | 1x Queen Bed Size + 1 x Single Bed Size | RM200.00
(3 Adults) | (2 Adults and 1 Child)

-Aircond Triple Sharing | 1x Queen Bed Size + 1 x Single Bed Size | RM230.00
(2 Adults and 2 Children) | (4 Adults) + 1 x Extra Mattress

-Fan Twin Sharing | 2 x Single Bed Size | RM110.00
(1 Adult) | (2 Adults) | (1 Adult + 1 Child) | (1 Adults and 2 Child)

-Fan Twin Sharing | 2 x Single Bed Size + 1 x Extra Mattress | RM140.00
(2 Adults and 1 Child)
During the stay at Ombak Kapas, we went for squid jigging (candat sotong) after 5pm, this is one of the most popular activities offers by Ombak Kapas. cruise for an hour in a fishing boat heading to middle of the oceon | Read More....

For booking enquiries or group booking please contact +6010-9091901 or email sales@ombakkapas.com and check out their awesome website at https://ombakkapas.com/

Kapas Coral Beach Resort -
The Kapas Coral Beach Resort is a unique hotel that promises a truly memorable vacation in Kapas Island. It was formerly known as the Beauty Island Resort where it is one of the very popular places to stay if you are looking for comfort and a place which is away from the crowded areas of the island.
The Kapas Coral Beach is ideal if you envision an island resort getaway with the best facilities without having to go very far or pay exorbitant rates. Not far from the beach of the Kapas Coral Beach Resort is the natural habitat of the rich flora and fauna that the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
For booking enquiries or group booking please contact +609-618 3166 or email booking@kapasisland.com and check out their awesome website at http://kapasisland.com/

Room Rates 2018
Room Types | Off PeaK | Peak Days
Superior (A) | RM150 | RM180
Superior (B) | RM175 | RM205
Deluxe | RM200 | RM230
Premier | RM250 | RM280

Bukit Singa (Lion's Hill)

Pictures above are taken from of Bukit Singa (Lion's Hill), depart from resort at 3pm and arrived to top at 4pm. Look at the rock that shaped like a lion head, Hiking up to about 10 minutes, The hill climbs more than 45 degrees. The view you can see up here like you are at newzealand or other overseas country, really worth for the climb.
And I must say that trekkers need to wear the appropriate shoes, Although the distance to Lion Rock is not so distant. we need to go through rough and slippery rocky areas, The track was a bit challenging for me. To the top of the hill facing Lion's Rock, we need to climb a cliff.
At first I and the other trekkers felt a bit hesitant but with directions guide, we arrived at the top too. For those who are afraid of being in high places, these peaks can be a scary moment. We need to be careful not to be too close to the cliff as the sudden blowing winds can cause unexpected accidents to happen.
Once we are at the top, I take as many pictures as possible and enjoy the wind blowing from the South China Sea. Really refreshing!

A weekend or extended trip to Pulau Kapas will be a trip that you’ll never forget.  The beaches are amazingly beautiful, the underwater life is incredible, and you’ll get stuck in the relaxing island vibe.


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