Coral Bay Resort, Pangkor
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Coral Bay Resort, Pangkor
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... of my list (well, to be honest, doing a banana boat was but I had to find 6 other people to do it with and that wasn't happening on this island!) First experienced a jet ski 12 years ago on a lake in Iowa and had the best time, so it was high time I did it again. Went out on the water with a professional, probably for the best, didn't want any del-boy moments. I drove first, getting up to about 30mph, hitting the waves quite hard, was ...
... trade or craftsmanship of boat building. As soon as Monday came the beaches were pretty much secluded and as the weather picked up, more islets appeared in the distance. We hired a moped from a dodgy hotel butler who handed over his 500cc moped with no deposit or passport from us. It was barely road legal and the highest price we paid in the whole of Asia but it got us around in style and certainly was more enjoyable that tackling the ups and downs ...
... trying to create a super-mouser.
During the day we hired bicycles from our guesthouse and cycled into town for lunch. It was about five miles away, and the part closest to the beach where we were staying was very hilly. I did a lot of pushing the bike up the hill and Paul did a little, but the downward rides made up for it. After the first third of the ride, the road was pretty much flat, but then the opposite on the way back. ...
... tsunami the island was a popular domestic tourism destination, but that collapsed after the tsunami hit and at around the same time the local govt took out a very large loan to further develop the already under utilised facilities. A lot of money has been spent on blocking views of palm fringed beaches with concrete promenades and ruining the few historical sites with ugly access paths and empty souvenir stands. On the plus side my accommodation was really nice (trip advisor ...
... to this they had everything from huge dried squids to tiny, tiny fishes.
Perhaps the most special thing (depending on your point of view) was the amazing smell which really knocked us back. It was so strong, we wondered if the staff ever got used to it, hat and the hundreds of flies that were swarming around the place. With all our jobs done we went back to the hotel to plan for tomorrows busy busy day … of ...