Malaysia in brief
- Surface area: 329,750 sq km
- Capital: Kuala Lumpur
- Official language: Malay
- Currency: the Ringgit.
Make the most of your stay at Cherating Beach Club Med to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.
Historic towns nearby:
- Cherating town is 5 km from Club Med.
It has a lovely beach where you can stroll or laze, and do lots of water sports
- Kemaman is a small town some 15 km from the Resort.
It has a pretty fishing port, shops and a night market (malam pasar) every Monday and Thursday evening.
Travel time: a 20-minute drive
- Kuantan is 50 km from Club Med.
The capital of the state of Pahang, it has a population of 499,000, and is strategically located on the spice route. Alongside some modern shopping malls, you’ll find a local craft centre, Hindu monuments and temples. In the town centre the Mosque of Sultan Ahmad Shah Satu stands out with its striking blue dome.
Travel time: a 45-minute drive.