K15 Island Resort is cite of the 10 resorts and chalets operating on this beautiful 'island with cotton‑
white beach and blue waters.
Formerly called Primula Kapas Island Resort, it reopened lust about a year ago but business has
picked up and all the rooms are fully booked for the holiday seasons.
Scuba divers come to dive and to explore a Japanese warship that sunk here during World War
11. Some of the items in the ship are still intact.
Visitors can also go jungle trekking, boating, canoeing, kayiking, snorkelling, fishing and squid catching (season from May to early August).
Its managing director Wan Supian Wan Ishak said squid catching is one of the yearly events in Pulau Kapas and attracts enthusiasts from as far as Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia.
"We are going to build more activity sites for guests, including a herbal garden and an area for obstacles games," he said.
Kapas Island Resort, Pulau Kapas Marang, Terengganu. Tel: 09 6316 468, Fax: 09‑6311 469
Email email@example.com, Website: www.kapas‑island‑resort.com
Only 15 minutes by boat from Marang. From Kuantan, drive north about 400kms and upon reaching Marang town and its jetty, take a boat to Pulau Kapas. From Kota Baru, the distance to Marang is about 3001kms. From Sultan Mahmud airport, it's 50kms.
Fine sandy white beach and blue waters.
Snorkelling, scuba diving, island tour, squid catching and turtle watching. Fees per person: Scuba diving (RM90 to RM220, depending on the number of dives), snorkelling (RM25), jungle‑trekking (RMIG), island tour (RM20) and for squid catching, the usual charge is RM400 for one boat of 10 persons
Tranquil tropical island.
60 rooms (superior and deluxe),
Selayang Care offering Malaysian and Western fare
from 7am to I I pm
Three seminar rooms and one multi‑purpose hall
(capacity from 40 to 100 persons) and a swimming
PLACES WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE
Beaches on the leeward side of the island.
From RM98 to RM 188. Check ongoing