ADD TO LISTKapas Island, also being known as Cotton Island or Pulau Kapas by local people in Malaysia, is one among the most popular holiday destination. (read: kapas is a Malay word, mean cotton while pulau is island) Kapas Island inherited its name since its incomparable with sandy beaches’ colors. The island is located 6 kilometers off the coast of Marang Beach in Kuala Terengganu. It was well-known for its crystal clear sea, white sandy beach, well-arranged coconut trees along the beach, and its breath-taking views.
Since this island is situated in most isolated place and far from the main island, Kapas Island is a perfect choice for those who seeking a peaceful holiday destination. On the other hand, there is no difficulty of reaching there by ferries as you can reach there only for 30 to 40 minutes from Marang Beach .
You would not be able to imagine the beauty of Kapas Island without visiting it first. Here you will feel like paradise, the great sunshine overflowing the beach, the fresh air you take in every breath of yours, the heavenly views and the virgin and untouched tropical jungles. When you’re scuba-diving deep into the sea, there are tremendously colorful marine fish living within the coral reefs, the turtles swimming here and there together with lots amazing inhabitants.
Recognized as one of the most exotic snorkeling paradise of Malaysia , Kapas Island provides numerous dive resorts which offers may attractive and profitable diving packages. These dive resorts usually provide services such as food and beverages, scuba-diving learning sessions and other accommodations. Scuba-diving lovers also don’t have to bring their own snorkeling equipments as they can rent them all from the dive resorts. If you love doing activities like scuba-diving and snorkeling the most, Kapas Island is definitely the perfect choice for you!
Important Tips: If you want to visit Kapas Island , you have to consider your holiday schedule. This is because Kapas Island similar to other islands of Eastern coast of Malaysia ; which is also affected by the northeast monsoon every year between November and February. During that period of time, it is not recommended to make a visit to Kapas Island since your access to most of the dive resorts and ferry transport services will be restricted. Plus, your life could be in risk if you insist on obeying the rules of scuba-diving and snorkeling.
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