Malaysia Backpackers Destination and Homestay


Monday, April 14, 2008

Pulau Pangkor, Malaysia

Facts about Pulau Pangkor
Population About 20.000
Currency Malaysian Ringit RM (US $1 = RM 4)
Language Bahasa Malaysia but English is widely spoken
Temperature Tropical, 25-35ÂșC, monsoon from October to February

Forty minutes by ferry from Lumut, the popular island resort of Pulau Pangkor (Pangkor Island) welcomes visitors with its serene golden beaches, crystalline blue waters, and cool refreshing breezes. Located about 90km south west of lpoh, it is largely inhabited by fisherfolk.

They live in scattered fishing settlements along the coast especially on the eastern side, facing the town of Lumut and Teluk Batik, and their catch comprises mainly cuttlefish and anchovy. The modern facilities make it an ideal gateway. A wide range of sun and sea activities are available such as scuba diving, wind-surfing, fishing, snorkelling.

Pangkor Island Beach Resort, Pangkor Island
Pangkor Island Beach Resort
Teluk Belanga (Golden Sands),
32300 Pangkor Island, Perak,

Tel: 605-6851091
Fax: 605-6851852

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