Interesting Places In Malaysia
Lang Tengah Island or Pulau Lang Tengah is a very small island located between Perhentian Island and Redang Island. Lang Tengah is a tiny island surrounded by a protected coral reef that is situated off the coast of Kuala Terengganu.
This little island is accessible by a 30-minute boat ride from the Merang jetty. According to locals, Lang Tengah takes its name from 'Lang' which comes from helang which means 'eagle' in the Malay language, and tengah, meaning 'middle'. Thus, Lang Tengah means eagles resting on the middle island.
The island is very small indeed. A round-island trip by speed boat takes only 10 minutes. The beach is narrow and land is limited. However, its small size gives it its best advantage - Lang Tengah Island holds only 4 resort operators, ensuring a peaceful visit.