Top Places to Stay at Lake Kenyir

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In addition to its many exciting tours and activities, Lake Kenyir also features a number of exotic resorts and hotels all of which capture the serenity and splendour of this deceivingly unnatural marvel.

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Lake Kenyir Resort and Spa

Proudly displaying the title of ‘Home of the Hornbill’ due to the vibrantly beaked birds that frequent the lake shores, this resort offers luxury garden as well as lake view villas. Lake Kenyir Resort also provides an outdoor terrace dining experience featuring both local and western cuisine. Guided jungle treks, lake tours and recreational activities (including corporate team building facilities) are offered, as well as swimming pool access for the visitor who favours relaxation rather than exploration. Guest reviews emphasise the spacious rooms, friendly staff, and exquisite natural scenery (monkeys and squirrels can often be seen from the verandas playing in the trees.) However, past guests have also noted that several of the billiard facilities are quite run-down, and that the furniture in the rooms is a tad musty. All in all though, Lake Kenyir resort and spa remains the most popular choice of accommodations for holidaymakers eager to make the most of their time at Lake Kenyir.


Petang Island Resort

Perfect for the eco-tourist, Petang Island Resort offers single and double storey wooden bungalows as well as campsites for those who wish to get more in touch with the island’s wild-side. The canoeing, fishing, abseiling, treasure-hunting and flying fox activities on offer make it an ideal choice for the adrenaline junky. Student and holiday packages can be arranged.


Musang Kenyir Resort

Idyllically situated only 50 minutes away from the Sungai Gawi Jetty, Musang Kenyir Resort has a rustic, ‘kampung’ charm that is sure to delight.  Musang Kenyir Resort provides 6 Twin-Triple Land Chalets, 8 Quad Land Chalets and 8 floating chalets for those who truly can’t get enough of the Lake experience. Musang Kenyir offers boating and fishing facilities, in addition to guided nature treks around the Lake.


Lake Kenyir House Boats

Photo Credit: mohd fahmi, Flickr


Photo Credit: mohd fahmi, Flickr

For those who wish to cruise the wonders of Lake Kenyir at their own speed, a number of guided houseboat accommodations are available. Though the amenities and facilities offered tend to be quite basic in most cases, guests can explore all that the lake has to offer without needing to leave their cabin. One of the most popular house boat packages on offer at Lake Kenyir is the Bahtera Petang Houseboat, which includes BBQ meals, nature walks, and clear-water cruises to the best swimming and fishing spots. The following is a list of Houseboat booking numbers offered by the Lake Kenyir Eco Tourism Park Terengganu Website.


Houseboat Booking Names and Numbers:

Petang Island Resort 09-6221276
Mohamad Lazim bin Salleh 019-9405558
Zailani bin Endut 013-9353737
Jalie bin Abdullah 013-9830220
Manan bin Yunus 019-9475716
Tuan Mohd 013-9551334
Mohd Bidin bin Ibrahim 019-9433519
Karim 019-9275837
Abdullah bin Bakar (salleh) 019-9224457
Mohd Salleh bin Hamid 019-9362034
Pang Ah Cow 013-9026627
Hamzah bin Kassim 013-9103841


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