Puteri Bayu Beach Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... and generally had great fun. The restaurants were actually on the beach and we saw some amazing sunsets whilst eating our dinners.
It was teaming with wildlife and the Hornbills were all around us so were troops of wild monkies (much to Liz's disgust). There is not much more I can say about this stay other than it certanly did recharge the batteries.
... island via bicycle. We visited the old Dutch fort which had been reconstructed to resemble what they had left after capturing of the Straits of Melaka in 1641 and taking control of the tin-ore and spice tradings. Sadly, nobody else was here and the upper compound had clearly been claimed by some rather territorial monkeys. A rock named Batu Bersurat was another photo stop, supposedly depicting a tiger/child abduction: a story the Dutch were fond ...
... of monkeys and the piped Chinese music from the temple. There were lots of statues, including a mermaid, a giant turtle, huge mushrooms, dragons and Donald Duck. There was a Virgin Mary-esque goddess with flashing halo and incense.
The other temple we visited was in town. This one was equally kitsch, with dragons, leprechauns, scruffy tigers and a technicolour replica of the Great Wall of China climbing into the hill behind ...
... also pointed out the tree used to produce the extremely expensive, extremely durable (and waterproof) and unbelievably heavy timber that most of the resort is made from. The jungle was a bit of a sauna, so it was nice to get to the other side of the island to find a cooling towel and drink waiting.
This was our first visit to Emerald Beach, and it is just as idyllic as the photos make it out to be. Having a beautiful, secluded beach and not having to share ...
... of Pangkor which gives a window of opportunity to wade to a small island 300m off shore. By chance we strike the right day and start the wade along the raised sand bank but quickly realise that is is called Coral island because by the time you've reached it, your feet will be punctured by a hundred sharp barbed pieces of dead coral. The added obstacles of large rocks and numerous sea cucumbers make injury inevitable and we reach the island with bleeding feet ...