Redang

Last updated: July 2020

About Redang

The island is split into two sections:

  1. Village Jetty / Kampung Jetty

  2. Long Beach

Each section is only accessible via Water Taxi / Ferry

How Long?

  • Recommended: 4 days, 3 nights

  • Optional: : 5 days, 4 nights. Spend a night in Kuala Terengganu

Getting There

Fly

Fly to:

  • Kuala Terengganu Airport / Sultan Mahmud Airport

    • Get transport to the ferry, then take ferry

  • Redang Airport

    • Only supports Berjaya Air

    • Extremely expensive

    • On the Village Jetty section

Drive

Drive and take the ferry at either:

  • Shahbandar Jetty

  • Merang Jetty

Ferry

Cannot book online.

Sejahterra Ferry Services

Times: 8.30am and 10.30am

Arrive 30 minutes early

Price RM 55 Adult

Can book online: https://www.merangjetty.com/

Resorts in Redang

My recommendation: Laguna Island Resort

Laguna Island Resort

The Taraas

Beach was clean

Beach was dirty. Whisky box and other stuff.

Atmosphere was better

Atmosphere is pretentious and exclusive.

Coastline is shared with other resorts

Private beach

Staff is friendlier

Value for money

Expected more from the price

Reasonable prices for additional food, drinks, activities, snacks

Meals are expensive

Beach is shared with other people

Beach is not as accessible to the rest of the visitors

Fishes were by the seashore, can snorkel by the beach and see fishes

Price is inclusive of ferry

Price is exclusive of ferry

Beach is easily accessible from all rooms

Beach is not as easily accessible from all rooms

Other guests were mostly local

Other guests were mostly westerners

I found a roach in the cafeteria

Website

Website

Eating in Redang

Village Jetty Section

Kuala Terengganu

Their weekends are: Friday and Saturday

Getting Around Kuala Terengganu

  • Grab (Ride hailing) from Kuala Terengganu (Sultan Mahmud) Airport (KTT) to Shahbandar Jetty: RM13

  • Grab around town: RM5-6

Staying in Kuala Terengganu

Recommended: Arena Boutique Hotel

Eating in Kuala Terengganu

Advisory

  • Bring Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS)

  • Bring "Water Shoes"