Redang
Last updated: July 2020

About Redang

The island is split into two sections:
  1. 1.
    Village Jetty / Kampung Jetty
  2. 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
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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"