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Tanjung Bidara is situated 35 km from Melaka. This is a good place to spend the day sunbathing and relaxing. To keep visitors entertained there are facilities for watersports. Visitors can rent canoes and row out into the ocean or make use of the water skiing facilities. A suggestion is to take a picnic for lunch and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Beach amenities include parking areas and showers. Children can keep themselves entertained in the nearby playgrounds. There is a variety of accommodation options in the area. Snacks and refreshments are available from the vendors who walk the beach.
Pantai Kundur is a tranquil beach spot located by a fishing village. It is situated 17 km from Melaka. Pantai Kundur is a good place to go fishing or to go for a picnic. You can enjoy a refreshing swim in the ocean after soaking up the sun rays. Trees offer shade.
Tanjung Keling is only 10 km from Melaka. This sandy beach is a good place to go swimming or canoeing. There are many shops that sell delicious seafood at this beach.
Pular Besar is an island that is not far from Melaka. There are many legends about this island, giving it an air of mystery. Sites include a cave and a huge rock. Accommodations are available on the island. A variety of activities such as water sports and snorkeling are also available.
Palau Upeh is near Melaka. In the past, Palau Upeh was used as a lookout point during wars and it was also used by pirates. In current times it has many visitors and is equipped with a resort and water sport facilities. There are also historical sites on the island. The island is a sanctuary for hawksbills. During March and June you can see the turtles nesting.
Tanjung Bidara, 35 km north of Malacca town, is one of Malacca's
popular beach resorts. A beach with swaying casuarinas and fine white
sand, its cove is perfectly suited for swimming and a host of water
sports. There are also numerous shade trees for cosy picnics. Add to
these attractions, the journey through Malacca's scenic countryside
of swaying padi fields and Malay kampung houses and Tanjung Bidara is
a serene hideaway worth visiting.
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Tanjung Keling is about ten kilometers from Malacca. It has a stretch of white sandy beach set within a coconut palm grove. There are a number of things to do here. Among them are picnicking, swimming and canoeing. North of the beach is the Tanjong Keling Mosque, with its unique octagonal minaret and tiled steps. One kilometer away lies the grave of Hang Tuah, the legendary Malay warrior.
Pantai Kundur, a small fishing village, is approximately seventeen kilometers from Malacca. This beach is a favorite spot for swimming and picnicking, but it is perhaps best known for its graceful form of night-fishing. Fishermen suspend their nets from poles near their kelongs (houses built on stilts over the water) and periodically lower them to net a passing shoal.