Just less than 50km north of Kuantan is Cherating. Cherating is the perfect antidote to frantic city life. Here, wide gently sloping sandy beaches extend as far as the eye can see, and like a mirage seem to disappear in amidst of sea spray. The enamored and fabulous sparkling seas, pristine beaches and cool breezes decided to undertake the Club Mediterranean first Asean venture, it is today the location of many hotels and resorts.

First popularized by the back packers now these communities enjoy their place in the sun, even as recent developments brought in new handicraft shops and cultural establishments. Batik painting and pandanus leaves-woven handicraft remain popular souvenirs from Cherating. There is a cultural Complex in Kg. Cherating to show the cultural extravaganza and the delicacies.

Interesting places you can find near Cherating beach.

Club Mediterranean
Built on a beach fronting the pristine waters of the South China Sea, Club Med provides a most exciting holiday.

– Turtle Sanctuary
The Turtle Sanctuary and information Center is a protected area. The center carry out turtle hatching program, research and provide educational information on turtles. To preserve this protected species, several hatcheries have been set up by the Sanctuary to protect the eggs until the young turtles are hatched and then later, released into the seas.

– Kampung Budaya Cherating (Cherating Cultural Village)
At the Kampung Budaya Cherating, cultural shows are frequently held. Here you can watch a variety of graceful traditional dances of Pahang performed by professional dancers.

Things to Do
– Make your own batik
– Weave pandanus leaves into mats or bags
– Fly kites or play top spinning with the locals
– Watch & hear cultural shows at Cherating Cultural Village
– Get a tan on the beach
– Watch monkeys balancing on electric cables
– Go swimming
– Wind Surfing
– Sunbathing
– Skiing
– Visit handicraft shops
– Boat the river among the dense vegetation
– Watch green turtles laying eggs