Go all out and opt for unique and priceless experiences that are more in tune with local culture and lifestyle. Not your run-of-the-mill pastimes, witness the marvels of nature with a spot of turtle watching or brave the imposing durian - the 'king of fruits'.
Fishing Village (Pantai Kemasik)
Drop by the rustic fishing village where traditional beach fishing is still being practiced.
Discover the subtle flavours of Kijal Lemang made from glutinous rice, coconut milk and salt, cooked in a hollowed bamboo tube coated with banana leaves.
Tickle your taste buds with some of the best traditional fish crackers around, known locally as 'keropok lekor'. Sample the highly recommended crackers made from sardines or 'ikan tamban'.
Kampung Baru Ayer Jerneh, Kemasik
It is touted as the largest Hainanese village in Malaysia. The wooden shophouses, built over 100 years ago, is a a popular location for visitors to capture scenes dating back in time.
Be lulled by lapping waves as you take a sampan cruise along Sungai Yak Yah in Kampong Ibok at dusk. Behold the dazzling sight of millions of fireflies glittering on 'brembang' and 'putat' trees along the river banks.
Ma’ Daerah Turtle Sanctuary (Kerteh)
The Ma’ Daerah Turtle Sanctuary Centre is dedicated to the protection and conservation of sea turtles, and aims to protect marine turtles in their natural habitat. It will take about 45 minutes to reach the centre from the resort.
Terengganu State Museum
Be amazed by the display at the Islamic and Royal galleries and learn a thing or two at the textile, craft and petroleum galleries.