Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Kuantan

The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Kuantan. This city's shopping, seafood restaurants and water park draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Kuantan

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Kuantan has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taman Teruntum Mini Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Gambang Water Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Bukit Gambang Safari Park - Wild Savannah (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Kelab Golf Diraja Pekan (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Cherating Turtle Sanctuary (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Kuantan

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, April, May, July and August are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kuantan

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kuantan is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gelora Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Teluk Cempedak Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Sepat Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Sungai Pandan Waterfall (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Cherating Beach (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • Pantai Cherating (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)

Transportation to and around Kuantan

Fly into Kuantan (KUA-Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kuantan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7 holiday lettings near Kuantan. From 5 Condos/Apartments to 2 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kuantan is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Kuantan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Condos/Apartments in Kuantan. Our other popular types of Kuantan holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kuantan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Kuantan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.