Resorts World Kijal boasts a 7.6km private beach and an 18-hole golf course

Resorts World Kijal


Redang Island and Kapas Island are some of the spots that come to mind when you think of the East Coast state of Terengganu.  However, there is a lesser known town by the name of Kijal. Here, a peaceful and tranquil resort by the name of Resorts World Kijal is located.


Overlooking the undulating waters of the South China Sea, the resort boasts a 7.6 kilometre stretch of private beach, complete with a 18-hole golf course. Take a short trip from Kuala Lumpur for approximately 3 hours to get to the resort by car.




Visitors watching turtles race to the ocean


An adorable baby turtle


The humongous tracks of a female turtle that came up to the beach to lay eggs

The resort is proud of its turtle releasing activities as the only hotel in Malaysia to offer this unique activity. Although the turtle watching season is usually from April to September, the location varies depending on the season at Resorts World Kijal, Turtle Sanctuary Ma Daerah Kerteh and Pantai Teluk Mak Nik Kuala Kemaman. Although many turtles are released during the season, sadly only 1 out of 1000 of the babies survive. One interesting trait about turtles is that they stay true to their origins as they usually return to the same beach 20 years later.

This experience is available to guests at the resort at RM49 per person for baby hatchling release and egg planting or RM70 for tutle watching. Room packages are also available 3D2N at RM682 per room per night for 2 pax.






Revel in an exciting game of golf against the backdrop of sparkling white sands and glittering turquoise waters. This championship golf course consisting of the Palma and Rimba Nines is truly a sight to behold. 

Polish up your skills on this relaxing, yet deceptive course where a sudden draft might see an unexpected fumble. Be ever on guard against over-clubbing and the ever present hazards and bunkers. 
Rise to the challenge and enhance your precision with every shot as the changing seasons will likely play havoc with your game. Discover the excitement of golfing by the sea!  


Amenities at Resorts World Kijal


Resorts World Kijal is also the perfect spot for weddings with the serenity of the beach for a romantic setting.


The massive swimming pool is complete with several Jacuzzis and a water slide area for children.


What better way to spend time with your friends and family than to spend time carrying out Asia’s favourite hobby: karaoke. Studio One is located on the Lobby Floor of the resort. Just spend any amount at the F&B outlets to be entitled to 2 hours of free karaoke. And it’s only RM10 for the next hour. Open 7.00pm-11.00pm daily, closed on Thursdays.


With its spacious layout and classy trimmings, the Grand Ballroom will create the perfect ambience for your event.


Dine at either the Restoran Kampong Meraga Beris, Hainan Express or Oasis Beach where you can enjoy a sumptuous barbeque meal overlooking the ocean waves.


Activities in Kijal


The ‘sleeping giant’ rock formation is a famous spot on the Penunjuk Beach.




Sit back and relax at Terengganu


The trees along Penunjuk Beach is reminiscent of the famous Metasequoia Lane at Nami Island, South Korea.


Fishermen drying out the anchovies


Nearby, the local fisherman carry out their trade. Here you can buy ‘ikan bilis’ or anchovies from the fishermen themselves for about RM28 per kilo. The businesses are usually kept in the family, with 12-14 family members working from July to December whilst they rest for the other half of the year. A few hundred kilograms of the anchovies are collected per day and are expertly dried out in the sun before selling.


Don’t leave Terengganu without trying their famous ‘lemang’ which is glutinous rice cooked with coconut milk and salt in hollow bamboo sticks. There are streets lined with lemang stalls, fresh from the ‘oven’ or fire pit.

Other activities that are also available are the Kampung tour, Zumba activities and cultural shows.

Resorts World Kijal 
KM28, Jalan Kemaman-Dungun 
24100 Kijal, Kemaman 
Terengganu Darul Iman, 

 Please call (609) 864 1188 for enquiries or bookings.

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