Swiss-Garden Resort & Spa Kuantan
Travel Blogs from Kuantan
... they failed to tell me was the Central Bus Station in Kuantan is certainly not central! Another local bus then took me to Kuantan local bus station where I had researched that you could bribe a bus ride to the junction to Cherating on a coach going in that direction as there are no buses go there. After 2.5 hours of being told one will be here in 15 mins, I gave up because I was melting and forming a puddle on the concrete! Taxi ride saved me 20 ...
... at the terminal seemed to have limited knowledge about which buses departed from here, rather than the station in town; and when the changeover would be official.
Just to add to our misfortune, when we arrived at the hotel, we were informed that we had to book our bus tickets for the bus on to Mersing the following day, and that this had to be done at the bus station... a taxi and another bus later! I should know this, really ...
... we went to the beach. Sunbathing and watching surfers. Nice! Apperently there just had been some surfing competition in Cherating last weekend. Unfortunately we missed that.
In the afternoon a little shower came up so we went back to our chalet and relaxed there. :)
Also the rest of the evening was just dinner, reading and listening to music. Just what we needed.
Today (thursday) ...
... so off we went in search of things to do. (In the end lunch and free wifi is always good to kill a few hours in an empty town). Jerantut itself is lacking in tourist attractions.
The coach was the usual style and half empty; it had just started to rain again so we darted onto it and set off in the grey. We arrived in Kuantan just after 6 and scouted out the times for our next long distance bus as we would have to come ...
With that, we drove out of that office and I picked up a beautiful beach directions on my GPS and we decided to head there for a while too. This is Kemaman Beach,l another spectacular beach, in my opinion. It was extremely clean, crystal clear waters ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center