Tanjung Jara Beach
||Batu 8, Off Jalan Dungun, 23000 Dungun, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Tanjung Jara beach is located 8 kilometers to the west of Dungun, Terengganu.
Nestled near the South China Sea, it has long golden sandy beach, with prominent
waves striking its shores. It is located at the east cost of Peninsular Malaysia,
well known for its breathtaking coastline.
Tanjung Jara beach is known for its long golden sandy beach, watching
across the South China Sea is not only breathtaking, but also soul soothing.
No wonder it's the popular destination for the local city folks to get away from
the hustle and bustle of the city. Compare to the other gems in Terengganu like
Perhentian Island (Pulau Perhentian) and Redang Island (Pulau Redang), Tanjung Jara
is more family and children friendly as there's no need for long boat rides. The
wide sand beach is suitable for beach activities with the children. Kayaking, wind
surfing, boating is amongst the popular activities. Another popular activity in
Tanjung Jara is turtle watching. During the month of May to August, giant turtle
will stop by the beach to lay their eggs, one of the most amazing phenomena to witness.
If you are into fishing, Terengganu house one of the largest man-made lakes
in Malaysia, Lake Kenyir, with wide variety of fish and flora and fauna. Merang,
which is a fishing village, is another popular town among the tourist. Islamic Civilization Park
is another not to be missed attraction, it is a theme park located in Wan Wan Island.
Terengganu is truly a place for all. Spending a couple of days is advisable and
worth the time. Hotel in Terengganu is widely available at a reasonable price.
Travelling around is easy by bus or taxi too.
MAS, Air Asia or Firefly commute at daily to Kuala Terengganu Airport. From
there, grab a taxi to your destination, or to the nearest central bus station
where you can catch a bus to your destination.
From KL, get into Karak Highway, head 3 hours towards Kuantan, and
get into the Coastal Highway 3, follow through until you reach Dungun Town.
At the first traffic light, go straight for 8km towards Kuala Terengganu
and follow Tanjung Jara.