The Aryani Terengganu
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... little bumps, these are the polyps. Most corals live at depths of less than 60 meters in warm water and require sunlight to survive. So many factors are causing the coral to die such as the ever changing sea levels leaving corals exposed to too much sunlight which kills them, pollution from boats and hotels affects the algae which can smother the coral, damage from careless divers and snorkelers and crown of thorn starfish which suffocate the coral. Corals form homes ...
... of people anywhere. I set up my little tent as I thought maybe someone would return but no one did. I then spent most of the day cleaning the camp and when it started getting dark made a fire and heated some noodles. I was in my tent just after it got dark and lay there listen to all the strange sounds. Cicadas screeching, geckos barking and most disturbing was the plague of rats that descended into the camp. With so much food and rubbish lying around it was like ...
... life-loving guy from the Netherlands; in the sea, I came across
Anna, also Dutch and six-months into her year off, and on the beach we met Alice from Ottawa, Marco from
Italy and Lilly from Germany. The following night, Anna, Frits, Alice
and I started the night with a guitar session on the beach, fuelled in
large part by Monkey Juice - a Malaysian rum-like alternative to the
overpriced and overtaxed Tiger and Chang beers.This was one of ...
... about 45 minutes we had arrived at the resort jetty.
Our first impression was that the beach looked amazing but that there were a lot of Asian people, especially Chinese, in fact Nick said it seemed like half of China was on Redang Island. Our room looked ok with a good view so we dropped off our gear and went for a swim.
We got the low down on our snorkelling package and collected our snorkelling gear. The kids headed off to ...
... some delicious Malay food. The next day we went to the southern part of the island via the lighthouse (a rickety metal ladder with a platform and light at the top), we got some amazing views of the isolated bays from the top. We got chatting to a Canadian couple about Perhentians which is our next destination and got some info. A guy called Zar who worked at the guesthouse taught us some card tricks and before we called it a night ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking