Redang Island

Redang is one of the most beautiful islands of Peninsular Malaysia. Redang island’s crystal clear tropical waters are teaming with brilliantly coloured fishes and corals.

Highlights

  • Enjoy swimming in the Redang's stunning azure waters
  • Go snorkeling and observe the rich marine life
  • Spend a lazy day on the Long Beach
  • See baby sharks swimming around up close

Situated about 45km off the coast of Terengganu, Redang Island is the largest of the state’s islands. It is famous for its picture-postcard views and fabulous dive sites.

The most popular stretch is the 800m Long Beach. It has one large resort and many smaller chalets lining the shore. Further away on the northeaster cost is Teluk Dalam Kecil, a sheltered cove that houses a four-star resort.

A myriad of surprises await beneath the bewitchingly blue sea. The waters teem with a wealth of marine life and corals. Divers can look forward to thrilling encounters with black-tip sharks. Rare giant clams and hawksbill turtles too have been sighted here.

HOW TO GET THERE

Redang Island is located about 45 km off the coast of Kuala Terengganu on the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia offer daily flights from KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) to Kuala Terengganu Airport. Journey by air takes approximately 45 minutes.

The jumping-off point are the Shahbandar Jetty situated in Kuala Terengganu town or Merang Jetty, situated about one hour’s drive from Kuala Terengganu airport. Speedboat departures are pre-arranged with the resorts and take approximately 45 minutes – 1 hours

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

Like other islands along the coast of Peninsula Malaysia, Pulau Redang is exposed to the northeast monsoon every year between November to March.

Best times are between April and August. September and October are the low season.

ACCOMMODATION

The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

The Taaras’ is a bespoke Private Beach Residence, tucked away and hidden from the outside world on Redang Island. Considered to be one of the most beautiful Island locations in the South China Sea, Redang is home to the natural, yet stylish resort found on one of the most spectacular bays surrounded by one of the bluest oceans on earth.

The resorts ethos is to provide a contemporary, barefoot luxury experience with warm Asian hospitality, remembered with a smile long into the future.

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