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Pangkor

Pangkor
Pangkor is an island tropical paradise, just 40 minutes by boat from the mainland, with pristine sandy beaches fringed with palm trees. Here you can settle down and read a book or just admire the beautiful scenery before cooling down in the clear aquamarine sea. If you are feeling energetic then hire a boat for some sea fishing, paddle a canoe from one isolated bay to another or go snorkelling around the coral reef before having a sundowner on the beach. If this is too tame then grab the bottled water and sunhat and head into the jungle on a trek up Pangkor Hill where you can spot rare orchids, monkeys, exotic butterflies and colourful birds. Rent a bicycle and visit some of the fishing villages, where life has changed little, and try some of the freshest seafood from one of the many street food stalls.