Interesting Places In Malaysia
Beras Basah Island or Pulau Beras Basah is one of the 99 magnificent islands in Langkawi,Kedah. The beautiful, less crowded and nearly untouched island is easily accessible with a boat from Pekan Kuah and Awana Porto Malai. It has a lush, mysterious forest with majestic mountains as its backdrop. The beach is breathtakingly beautiful with white powdery sand and blue green water. The mountainous surface of the island makes it a suitable refuge against the furious winds.
Popular activities there include snorkelling, swimming, para sailing and relaxing under the sun. Be careful of the occasional jelly fishes hovering near the shores though. Island hopping is highly recommended as it is a good way to tour this whole island as well as Pulau Singa Besar and Pulau Dayang Bunting. This island does not possess a hotel or lodging. Hence, tourists generally prefer to stay on the nearby inhabited islands. The small ferry boats take the tourists from the main island to this place every day.
Beras Basah Island is also popular with Caucasian tourists who are ready to catch some sun. Paragliding and 'Banana Boat' rides are offered at this stop. This is an ideal place to unwind and to relax. With the crystal clear sea water, exotic sandy beaches and breath taking views making this place a perfect spot for a memorable holiday. Visitors can spend a calm and leisure time on the pleasant beach here.