Malaysia: Surfing

Asia's Rising Star

Consisting of more than a thousand islands and bordered by the South China Sea, Malaysia is an exciting surfing destination. The important ones are: Cherating, Teluk Kalong, Kijal, Teluk Chempedak and Tanjong Jara. Located in the state of Pahang, the turbulent waves kissing the Cherating beach are ideal for surfing in Malaysia. Surfers around the world come here to take part in the Cherating beach surf contest. Located in the state of Terengganu, the waters around the Teluk Kalong Beach are so inviting that surfers find it irresistible to ignore that. This place is a great surfing destination in Malaysia. Kijal is another surfing Mecca for those who love to ride the waves. This beach is also located in the state of Terengganu. The places like Teluk Chempedak, Langkawi also offer exciting surfing possibility to surfers visiting Malaysia. If you are a novice or just want to avoid the risk of surfing in the open sea, you can surf in the security of the surf pools. The Sunway Lagoon surf pool is one such place where you can practice before braving the open sea. Surfers should definitely consider a holiday in Malaysia, it is a wonderful break in a truly stunning destination.