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Hidden Paradise among Malaysia Islands: Kapas Island

Pulau Kapas, Malaysia Island
Pulau Kapas, Malaysia Island (Source: Vocket)

To be human to be touched – through any of the senses and the feelings we imbibe in. And there are places you can retreat to, just for sufficing your senses, and capture what’s more important, and what makes us human and functional – memories. And as one such places, we present to you, Pulau Kapas, or as we generally know, Kapas Island of Malaysia.

The Island

Kapas Island of Malaysia is located near the city of Kuala Teregganu, in the Eastern part of the peninsula. The name of the island translates as “Cotton”, and thus is called “Cotton Island”, because of the colour of the beaches in there.

Kapas Island is little compared to its neighbouring islands of Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Island) and Pulau Redang (Redang Island), but is still quite wholesome. Kapas Island is thus less populated than its peers, making it the right place for you to take in silence, something so much needed these days, a silence that is not haunting. And this silence gives you a different passage of time, and sticks on with you. Kapas Island is accurately called “Hidden Paradise” for this reason.

What you can do in Kapas Island

Does it mean it’s a boring island? Absolutely not, especially if you’re looking to inhale some space away from the world. It’s a quiet place, but that doesn’t mean it’s devoid of all action for you. So what are more things you can do here to stretch out your stress?

Snorkelling in Kapas Island
Snorkelling in Kapas Island (Source: Expedia)

WATER ACTIVTIES:

It’s an island, and thus the major highlights you can do here definitely include diving and snorkeling! You can swim around with schools of fishes and also turtles. A note to remember is that, Kapas Island is a part of the marine national park, so yes, you’re in for a good underwater sight-seeing. Beginner or already practicing, there’s help for you to go snorkeling and diving. Also, there’s a World War II ship wreckage site 30 minutes from the island, how cool is that!

You can also go kayaking in the island, and that helps you get around the island and explore places less explored, and to hop to nearby islands.

SHORE ACTIVITIES:

Kapas Island is known for having some of the best beaches, hands down. There are a total of 5 to 6 beaches in the island. They’re all connected by bridges, so you could just take a walk around.

Other options for you are to explore the shoreline beauty, of the rock formations beautifully carved by nature around the island.

It is thus an ethereal island you should visit, beyond doubt.

Want more of such experiences? Hop on to Summer Bay Resort, Lang Tengah Island!

Our lovely resort awaits you at Lang Tengah Island!

Visiting Lang Tengah Island for a stress-free, hassle-free abode, a warm home away from home, to enjoy? Come stay with us then! Our resort provides 4-star accommodation and services, bringing you the best of tropical island vacation with the comforts of air-conditioned spaces and luxurious amenities. Standard, Superior Room, Garden View, Pool View room – choose what is best for you!

We have different Lang Tengah Island packages to cater to your holiday needs, just take your pick and be on your way to an awesome and unforgettable holiday experience!

Summer Bay Resort is the accommodation for you, your gateway to a perfect Lang Tengah island vacation!

 

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Discover Lang Tengah Island

Places like the Lang Tengah Island (Pulau Lang Tengah) – well, they say that the best things in life are those waiting to be discovered, to be embraced. To be stumbled upon in serendipity, or to be seen by deliberate choice. However discovered, the best part of it would be the unexpected yet visible place they would have been discovered from; and then you hear about that in some passing breeze, and when you find them, the first thing to run inside your head will be, “Where were you my whole life?”

Summer Bay Resort, Lang Tengah Island
Summer Bay Resort, Lang Tengah Island

Lang Tengah Island

Lang Tengah or Pulau Lang Tengah is an island in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. The Island is sandwiched between the Pulau Redang and Pulau Pergentian, on the East Coast of Malaysia. The name of this island translates as “the eagle in the middle”, as a reference to its location. Also, some people call it the “Maldives of Malaysia” owing to its marine richness.

Lang Tengah is not a place that appears so simple at plain sight but then turns into an extravagantly beautiful area – it simply is breath-taking upon first sight, with simplicity, grandeur, tranquility and brightness, all of them enmeshed together and served via Nature for us humans, in another example of its generosity.

This island has no roads to travel, except a few jungle paths cleared by civilization for convenience of travel. The only way to get around the island is by foot or by water, either by boats or by canoes.

 

The terrestrial of Lang Tengah Island

The tropical island has both terrestrial and marine richness. The lush rainforest cover gives a home for its own diverse ecosystem including birds, frogs, lizards and insects. It is a place with fresh oxygen and refreshing aura, all the while letting you give a reminder about the actual life outside the mechanically-built and pressing world.

Pulau Lang Tengah
Pulau Lang Tengah

The water around Lang Tengah Island

The marine side compliments this atmosphere with its beaches that have light-producing ostracods washed up on the shore, which lights the beach with a shade of neon blue, like crystals have fallen of the waters and deposited on the beach as a mark of ownership, like they belong with each other.

The water is crystal-clear, and the beaches are stunningly white in the daytime. The ecosystem inside the water isn’t any less significant to its terrestrial counterpart – they have excellent coral reefs with schools of fish swarming, sometimes even sharks and rays. However, the frequent yet brief thunderstorms restrict the ferry transports and activities of the resort between October and March.

The island offers not only a chance to escape and experience life in its fullness but also to involve in environmentally-conscious activities, like conservative activities. For example, the Turtle Bay beach in the island is dedicated to marine turtle conservation. The Lang Tengah Turtle Watch is responsible for this, and consists of volunteers to run their objectives – you can donate to their cause and also buy their merchandise! Also, you can get a chance to see baby sharks in the shallows! You will have an added enriching experience of learning about the different members of the society who are not humans who make up this planet.

Turtle in Pulau Lang Tengah, Malaysia
Turtle in Pulau Lang Tengah, Malaysia

What you carry till the end of your life is memories. Make sure to take all opportunities you can to hold tight to them. Pulau Lang Tengah exists in its sereneness and beauty to make an imprint on you.

 

Intrigued? Summer Bay Resort welcomes you!

Our lovely resort awaits you at Lang Tengah Island!

Visiting Lang Tengah Island for a stress-free, hassle-free abode, a warm home away from home, to enjoy? Come stay with us then!

Our resort provides 4-star accommodation and services, bringing you the best of tropical island vacation with the comforts of air-conditioned spaces and luxurious amenities. Standard, Superior Room, Garden View, Pool View room – choose what is best for you!

We have different Lang Tengah Island packages to cater to your holiday needs, just take your pick and be on your way to an awesome and unforgettable holiday experience!

Summer Bay Resort is the accommodation for you, your gateway to a perfect Lang Tengah island vacation!

 

This article is brought to you by Summer Bay Resort.

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#NaPoWriMo Prompts: Malaysian Islands edition

It’s #NaPoWriMo!!

National Poetry Writing Month is here! The social media and everyone’s diary is brimming with poetry and expression of words. Poetry is an expression of what you feel. It is valid whether you post on social media or not! ‘Tis the season to celebrate your inner verbal expressiveness!

Some of us are inspired by the aesthetics of images. So with no further ado, we present to you some picturesque frames with prompts, words and ideas splattered, with which you can fly your kites of thoughts!

 

1.

scattered / bottled colours / slowly between the velvet layers of the sea / i drown not sink

2.

isolation ripples your nerves / a quiet canopy you call home / sands of time prevail across your thoughts

3.

i saw an old photograph of us / our love is a drone / misty sea breeze / walk into the sea slowly / welcoming all colours we smeared on us

4.

underneath the hands is roughness / sun filters through the leaves to fall as darkness / you slip into grounds that don’t hold you

5.

you are celestial / the shades cower beneath your lush / grandeur runs naked to pursue your simple fingers / amidst them all you breath

6.

your childhood folktales / you slept hugging the rainbow / prisms were never understood as glass, like your heart / you exhale hues, you exhale hues

7.

little things / clusters / shapes / distance / proximity / twilight / paintings above us / narrow / journey / lights

8.

down the lane of time / sea horses / memories / remember to forget / forget to discover / discover to feel / feel to be human

9.

lost / wander / found / loud silences / dust on the leaves / dirt on the ground / mist in the air / what is in your hands?

10.

gently slapped against the walls / withering / strength / crushing / cliffs / freeze the moments / drench in colours

11.

farthest star / wild skies and tamed winds / embrace / tickles by the water / limitless / beyond / constricted / fly

12.

sharpness softens you / waves echo your heartstrings / tenderness in your strength / rhythms striking your ears / spin your own tales / build your own land

 

So! What are you waiting for! Grab that notepad and treat yourself with the flow of creativity!

 

This article is brought to you by Summer Bay Resort.

Hope you enjoyed reading the article. Don’t forget to like and share! What prompt was your favourite? Did you try them out? Let us know in the comments!

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