Pangkor Island is located around 250 km north of Kuala Lumpur in the state of Perak. If you are planning to drive to Pangkor Island from Kuala Lumpur, it will take around 3 hours to reach Lumut, which is the nearest city to Pangkor Island. Pangkor Island is a popular holiday destination from Kuala Lumpur with plenty of quality accommodation and interesting things to do for the entire family.
The Pangkor Island consists of Pangkor Laut, Giam Island, Mentagor Island and Simpan Island. These islands are popular destinations for tourism and fishing making Pangkor one of the most popular Island locations in Perak. The interior of the Pangkor Island is home to over 60 species of reptiles. The popular beaches at Pangkor include Pasir Bogak, Teluk Nipah and Coral Beach.
Damai Laut Resort, formerly called Swiss Garden resort is located on the outskirts of Lumut City. The resort is ideally located if you want to explore Pangkor Island and indulge in water sports including scuba diving, island hopping. The resort is stretched over the area of 425 acres. This is a 4-star resort offering a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life. The general atmosphere is great with rolling hills and plantation surrounding the property. The resort has a golf course as well as a spice garden on the premises.