The island is fairly small and is uninhabited,
meaning that the only people there are either visitors to the island
or people working in one of the hotels there.
Lang Tengah Island off the coast of Terengganu is one of the
nation's well-kept secrets. Its arresting beauty can easily
captivate you while you are there. Crystal clear sea-water, pristine
beaches and untouched tropical jungle.
Its arresting beauty lingers forever
in your memory. An island you can call your own, private and
There are many great outdoor celebrations. A cheerful walk along the
powder white beaches will make you feel active and refreshed. Or
simply get in rhythm with the chirpy sound of happy birds.
The best time is between March - October and please get
advice regarding the weather condition before you go. Try to
avoid school and public holiday.
Lang Tengah Island
located in Terengganu and is accessible via Merang jetty. The
journey will take approximately 40 minutes by speedboat and
one and 1 Ĺ hrs by slow boat. There are boat service from
Lang Tengah Island to Perhentian Island and vice versa but
itís not regular and can be expensive.
Sea Transfer Fare & Schedule
Merang Jetty to Lang Tengah = 10.00am
Lang Tengah to Merang Jetty = 11.00am
One of the resorts
Island resort is situated in the middle of Malaysia's premier
marine park sanctuary. The Resort is your tropical dream come
true. Sandwiched between crystal clear water and hills covered
with lush tropical jungle, our resort offers you peace and
tranquillity like no other as the Lang Tengah island is almost
uninhabited. Comfortably furnished air con rooms, nice
restaurant staff (the reception staff is sour faced), well kept
beach (unlike some beaches on the island which have buckets and
sandals and rubbish in the water). It is right in front of a
very nice snorkelling spot. Walking distance from the beach, are
some rocks which u can spot turtles and baby sharks swimming
Once you're done with the lazing, you
might want to do a little swimming. You won't regret it,
just remember to bring a good pair of googles to see the
little gems in the water. Yup, the little fishes in Lang
Tengah look like jewels, so colourful they were, in
contrast against the white corals in shallow waters! You
can swim with them as they don't seem to fear humans at
shoreline is a recommended site for snorkelling. Most of
the reefs are still intact due to the islands rocky
nature which make this island as one of the best
snorkelling spot in Malaysia. Small blue and yellow
damsel fishes are common among the coral branches and
At Lang Tengah corals
were very much more alive and the marine life was
plentiful. Just snorkelling in front of our hotel we saw
turtles and sharks.
The waters around the island were an amazing blue and
extremely clear. However being a coral island, much of
the island's beaches are littered with dead coral, so
make sure you bring suitable footwear.
Lang Tengah is one of the most popular dive destinations
The island itself has 12 dive sites which are easy on
the divers and enjoyable.
Besides that, there are several spots perfect for
If divers are interested in diving at Redang Island, it
will only take a 30 minutes boat ride from Lang Tengah.
Besides the fact there is a dive resort, it also
provides a relaxing paradise ambience for the guests.