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8 Awesome Resorts In Kuantan For Your Next Trip To This Beachside Town


Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Jul 17, 2020


[Updated 25 September 2020] Known as the capital city of Pahang, Kuantan is a popular destination for short getaways in Malaysia. Besides having easy access to famous beaches such as Teluk Cempedak and Pantai Balok, it also has other nature offerings like the Berkelah or Rainbow waterfalls, and plenty of yummy halal food! If you're thinking of a weekend getaway to Kuantan and wondering where to stay, we've rounded up some of the best resorts and hotels in Kuantan for you. Read on and take your pick! Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in September 2020 (for 2 adults) for booking periods between October and November 2020. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.
1. Adena Beach Resort
Located on the shores of Balok, Adena Beach Resort is a great beachside resort in Kuantan that doesn't break the bank! Also known for its family-friendly amenities, choose from spacious rooms and chalets that cater up to four people.  Besides having direct access to the beach, Adena offers plenty of fun things to do, such as hanging out by the pool, going bike-riding, playing foosball, or having a game of volleyball. Rate: Starts at RM168 on Agoda Address: Lot 1260 Mukim Sg Karang, Pahang, Malaysia Contact: +609 544 1111 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. The Zenith
Credit: The Zenith Hotel on Facebook When you're in town, spend a night at The Zenith! Besides offering a comfortable stay, this popular hotel in Kuantan is the perfect base to explore other offerings beyond its beaches. It'll be hard to miss the tall twin buildings where the hotel is located and it's also just opposite to the large East Coast Mall. There are various room sizes available, including larger rooms that cater to families or groups. Besides all the usual comforts in the rooms, there's also an infinity pool on the fourth floor. Rate: Starts at RM252 on Agoda Address: Jalan Putra Square 6, Putra Square, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia Contact: +609 565 9595 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. AC Hotel Kuantan
Credit: AC Hotel Kuantan on Facebook Want to try a new hotel in Kuantan? It's time to book a stay at AC Hotel Kuantan! Previously known as Vistana, the Marriott group has breathed new life into the hotel, making it a contemporary and chic establishment for visitors to Kuantan. Choose from one of the 215 rooms and suites at this hotel that's located in town.  Rate: Starts at RM236 on their website Address: Jalan Teluk Sisek, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +609 517 8000 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Swiss-Garden Beach Resort
Located on Balok Beach, Swiss-Garden Beach Resort is nestled in between some restful greenery. There are many spacious rooms and suites to choose from, and some come with great views of the sea! There's also a Family Room that comes with two interconnecting rooms which can accommodate up to four adults. The beach resort in Kuantan offers a wide range of facilities, including a large outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and complimentary shuttle services to Kuantan town. Rate: Starts at RM138 on Agoda Address: 2656-2657, Mukim Sungai Karang, Balok Beach, 26100 Beserah, Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +609 548 8288 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort
Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort is one of the premier beachfront resorts situated on the shores of the popular Teluk Cempedak! This 5-Star resort pulls out all the stops with 300 rooms, two swimming pools, and various restaurants and recreational facilities to entertain guests.  The tastefully decorated rooms at the resort will provide a comfortable stay, but with their beautiful beach, you probably won't be spending that much time indoors! Rate: Starts at RM410 on Agoda Address: Teluk Cempedak, 25050 Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +609 518 1234 Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Mangala Resort & Spa
Credit: Mangala Resort & Spa on Facebook Does a luxurious tropical retreat sound good to you? Because this nature-inspired Mangala Resort & Spa is located in a quiet stretch of Kuantan will be sure to charm and provide a serene setting for your romantic getaway.
 Mangala Resort & Spa on Facebook The resort offers a number of villas including select types that come with a private pool! Their villas can accommodate up to four people, depending on the type chosen. Rate: Starts at RM615 on Agoda Address: Lebuhraya Tun Razak, Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +609 505 7788 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Royal Chulan Cherating Chalets
Credit: Royale Chulan Cherating Chalets on Facebook If you're searching for an affordable beach resort in Cherating, time to plan a stay at Royale Chulan Cherating Chalets! Featuring wallet-friendly chalets that still provide a comfortable stay, you'll still have a ball of a time with access to the beach and other activities nearby. Each room comes complete with a comfortable bed, a separate living area, a private balcony, complimentary Wi-Fi and more. Prayer mats are also available upon request.   Rate: Starts at RM156 on Agoda Address: 27105, Jalan Kuantan-Kemaman, Kampong Cherating, 26080 Pahang, Malaysia Contact: +609 5819 000 Website | Facebook
8. Club Med Cherating
Club Med Cherating is probably the most famous resort in Cherating. It's the first Club Med resort in Asia, and recently celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2019! Similar to other Club Med resorts around the world, it's known for being an all-inclusive resort where you can stay, eat and have fun without even having to leave the resort grounds. Meals are provided, and there are plenty of fun activities provided that are suitable for all ages. Besides having access to a beautiful stretch of beach, you can go for nature walks, lounge by the pool, do water activities, go cycling - pretty much anything you'd like! Rate: Starts at RM855 (for 2 nights) on their website Address: Jalan Kuantan -Kemaman Pahang Darul Makmur, Jalan Kuantan Sungai Lembing, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +603 2053 1888 Website | Facebook | Instagram So now you'll know where to stay during your next trip to Kuantan! Whether you're looking for a hotel in town or private pool villa, we hope you've found the perfect resort in Kuantan for your future getaways.