Malaysia Travel Guide

Pulau Pangkor

Lying off Perak on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, this tranquil island with its white sandy beaches and charming fishing villages will enthrall you.

Currently Berjaya Air is the only airline that is operating flights direct to Pangkor Airport from Kualu Lumpur Subang Airport.

Lumut is the gateway to Pulau Pangkor. Here’s how to get to Lumut.
KTM Train
Express Bus

From Lumut, you have to take a ferry to Pulau Pangkor which departs every 30 minutes during the day and cost RM 10 for a return ticket.

Getting around Pulau Pangkor is really simple. You can choose to rent a motorbike, a bicycle or use the unmetered taxis widely available.

The main draw to Pulau Pangkor is undoubtedly the white sandy beaches.
Pantai Pasir Bogak
Teluk Nipah has 2 beaches: Nipah Beach and Coral Bay
Teluk Ketapang
Pantai Puteri Dewi
Teluk Segadas
Emerald Bay (on Pangkor Laut)

However other attractions on Pulau Pangkor makes an excellent full day excursion. You can get to these places easily on a rented motorbike or bicycle.
Pangkor Town
Fishing Villages
Fu Lin Kong Temple
Kali Amman Temple
Batu Bersurat and Tiger Rock
Dutch Fort (Kota Belanda)
The Tombs
Tortoise Hill

Here’s the full hotel list on Pulau Pangkor.

Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island 20-minute boat ride from Pulau Pangkor, it boasts one of the finest beaches in the Straits of Malacca. Pangkor Laut is home to Pangkor Laut Resort an exclusive resort named after the island.

Malaysia Islands and Beaches

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