Destination: Pulau Redang (Redang Beach Resort) and Kuala Terengganu Chinatown
Package: 3d2n Redang Beach Resort Snorkeling Package
Travel duration: 3 days 2 nights
Travel date: March 2014
Departure from: Kuala Lumpur
Bought our flight tickets to Kuala Terengganu with Airasia, our flight departs from LCCT at 11am, short after departure, we manage to see the colorful Genting Highlands from the plane.
Upon arrival in Kuala Terengganu Airport and meet up with the pre booked driver, our journey to Shahbandar Jetty begins. The boat journey from Shahbandar Jetty to Pulau Redang takes about 1.5 hours, our boat departs at 3pm, so we arrive in Pulau Redang at around 4.30pm in the afternoon.
This is the Redang Beach Resort, a very nice resort, i think we made the right choice!
Since we arrive in the late afternoon, so we have to skip the lunch, but we are served with tea break. It is a simple but nice American style tea break.
At night, you definitely would not want to miss the chance to take a stroll on Long Beach of Redang.
The famous Redang Mo Mo Tea House.
The beautiful Redang Laguna Resort at night.
It is about 1am by now, we are very lucky to spot Blue Sand!
Our exciting day 1 in Pulau Redang end at about 2am in the morning.
Our second day in Redang Beach Resort begins with breakfast in the restaurant.
Follow by a slow walk on Long Beach.
After the stroll on the long beach, we were waiting for our first snorkeling trip to Redang Marine Park. The snorkeling trip starts at 10am in the morning.
The beach in Pulau Redang Marine Park.
Our snorkeling starts as soon as we arrive at the marine park. There are plenty of small fishes in the water, this is the right time for photo.
In the afternoon, we proceed to our second snorkeling trip of the day and this time, we are snorkeling in deep sea! (in fact, this is the 3rd snorkeling trips covered in the package, but we missed the first trip in day one afternoon as we arrive in the late afternoon). In this snorkeling trip, we manage to see plenty of beautiful live corals.
After the wonderful snorkeling trip in Coral Garden, we gone back to the beach for relax and refresh. The sunset in Long Beach is beautiful.
After refresh in the room, we proceed for our dinner in the Redang Beach Resort restaurant.
After dinner, we take a early rest and here comes to the end of day 2 for our holiday in Pulau Redang.
In day 3, we woke up at about 6.30am to catch the sunrise, it is a good catch but unfortunately the weather was quite cloudy.
After breakfast, we check out from Redang Beach Resort at 9.30am and wait for our boat at 10am to Shahbandar Jetty. Upon arrival at the jetty, our driver pick us up from the jetty and drop us in Chinatown of Kuala Terengganu. We take our lunch in one of the cafe and spend our time by walking around the heritage street.
At about 7pm, the driver drop us at Kuala Terengganu Airport and here comes to the end of our 3 days holiday in Pulau Redang. We hope to come back again in the near future!
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Trip report by: Ric Lim