Pangkor Coral Bay – 3 Days 2 Nights Adventure Package

A look at the full experience of Pangkor Coral Bay Resort’s 3 Day 2 Nights Adventure Package. Filled with fun and exciting adventure throughout the island’s surroundings. From the beach to the jungle, its a trip not to be missed!

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Top 3 Festival in Malaysia

Malaysia being a melting pot of various cultures, have brought itself up to be a colorful and amazing hub of festival for travelers from all over the world to experience. Below are three examples of festive occasion in Malaysia that we believe represent our multi-cultural background.


1.Deepavali
Deepavali, or also known as the festival of lights is a 5 days festival celebrated by the Indians in Malaysia, as an ode to the historical victory of light over darkness. It is during this festive season that we can see the wonderful art called ‘kolams’ or ‘rangolis’ made with colored rice grain into various forms of traditional and even modern shapes and symbols.


2.Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is one of the important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar, often referred to as the ‘Lunar New Year’. The source of the festive itself is centuries old, and is tied to several myths and traditions, but it is traditionally a festival to honor deities as well as ancestors. Many forms of cultural reference can be seen during this period ranging from foods, arts, performance, and many more. It is also a custom during the occasion that families and relatives, would gather for a reunion dinner to celebrate the coming of the new year.


3.Hari Raya
Also known as Eid al-Fitr, Hari Raya is celebrated by muslims of Malaysia that marks the end of Ramadhan, the holy month of fasting, and welcoming the month of Shawwal in accordance to the islamic calendar. It is during this time that families gathered together to celebrate the occasion with many variety of traditional foods, and dressed up in their traditional Malay attire such as the ‘Baju Melayu’ and Baju Kurung’.

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Pulau Pangkor Fun Facts

Pulau Pangkor has come a long way from being a foreign jungle territory to what it is today, a famous attraction for travelers all over the world filled with sun, sand, and many fun and exciting activities. Want to know Pangkor Island better? Here are some interesting facts on the island!

– The word Pangkor comes from the Thai ‘Pang Ko’ which means Beautiful Island
– It is surrounded by a trio of smaller island, Pangkor Laut, Pulau Mentegor, and Pulau Giam
– The highest point on the island stands at 1216 meters, located at Pangkor Hill
– The island mostly consists of mountains, therefore the roads are lying in a circle surrounding the island
– The island is shielded by Sumatera, which gives way to a more stable tropical climate all year round
– There are approximately 30000 people living on the island
– Fishery is an important source of income for the island, next to tourism

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Pangkor’s Best Kept Secret… Top 3 Local Food!

What better way to get to know a place and its culture than through its food? Pulau Pangkor is filled with abundance of food, and while it is more accustomed to be related to seafood offerings by many, there are those which are known only by the locals. We at Pangkor Coral Bay are ready to share the secret list, of what lies behind the grilled fishes and anchovies!


1. Roti Goyang
One of Malaysian’s best, the Roti Canai is made better through this ingenious face lift. Imagine a sunny side up fused with a crisp yet fluffy Roti, that is what you’ll get when you order a plate of Roti Goyang at a small restaurant located right in front of Dutch Fort. The word ‘goyang’ is Malay for ‘wobble’ which is due to the still runny consistency of the egg yolk during the cooking process.


2. Laksa Goreng
Laksa is one of Malaysia’s most common food, served up with many mix variety of noodles, gravy and condiments. What makes this dish special, is the unique way of cooking foreign to laksas everywhere… frying! The process not only enhances the flavour, but creates a whole new dimension of texture from the frying process.


3. Mee Udang
Another common dish to be found throughout the land of Malaysia, the Mee Udang to be found in Pangkor is made better through the fresh, juicy prawns served up along side the spicy but sweet gravy, silky soft noodles, and a variety of condiments that compliments the overall taste of the dish.

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Introduction to Pulau Pangkor

Pulau Pangkor, Perak is located on the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsular. The word ‘Pangkor’ when directly translated means beautiful, while ‘Pulau’ is a local word for Island, thus the name of the island itself means Beautiful Island.

Pulau Pangkor has a land area of 18 kilometers and has a population of approximately 25000. The forest of Pangkor also houses many variety of wildlife which includes several reptiles, apes, and the iconic Hornbill.

The history of Pangkor Island goes back to the 17th century, where it is originally a refuge for local fishermen, merchants, and pirates. The Dutch also left their mark in history by building the Dutch Fort in an attempt to control the tin trading around the area of Perak. The building still exist to date, and is now one of many historical attractions available on the island.

Pangkor is surrounded by many beautiful beaches such as Pasir Bogak and Teluk Nipah. Those looking for an amazing snorkeling experience may head to the nearby Giam Island, where many underwater creatures and wildlife lies. Other attractions include Batu Bersurat, Fu Lin Kong Temple, Dutch Fort, and Tortoise Hill just to name a few.

Access to the island is made available through water and air transportation. Visitors may depart by ferries through either the Lumut Jetty, or the Marina Island Jetty. If air travel is preferred, visitors may take the flight in-bound to Pangkor Airport which is located on the north side of the island.

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Talk like the locals!

We at Pangkor Coral Bay would like to ensure that our guest’s are enjoying their time here at the wonderful Pangkor Island. One of many ways to truly enjoy a foreign destination is by enveloping in the local culture and language. Listed down below are some examples of phrases in the native language of Malaysia, Bahasa Malaysia that you can try when interacting with the locals.

English Bahasa Malaysia
Thank you Terima Kasih
Good Morning Selamat Pagi
Good Afternoon Selamat Tengah Hari
Good Evening Selamat Petang
Goodbye Selamat Tinggal
How are you? Apa Khabar?
I Am Fine Khabar Baik
How Much? Berapa?
What Is This? Apakah Ini?
I Do Not Understand Saya Tidak Faham
Where Is This? Dimanakah Ini?

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