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When you look at Malaysia as a destination, Kuantan will seldom appear on the radar. However, there is much to discover about this city that is located in the state of Pahang.

The airport servicing Kuantan is the Kuantan Airport, also known as the Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport. Located 15km away from the city, make sure you rent a car in Kuantan airport on our website to move around in absolute comfort.

About Kuantan

Kuantan is the capital of the third largest state in Malaysia, Pahang. Like many other cities in Malaysia, the arrival of tin miners and rubber tappers contributed to the development of the city.

However, Kuantan’s roots can be traced back to the 1850s when it was known as Kampung Teruntum. It was only made the administrative capital of the state in 1955, taking over the role of Kuala Lipis.

What to See & Do in Kuantan

The major attraction in Kuantan is the beautiful beaches facing the South China Sea. There are so many to choose from that you will be spoilt for choices. With your own hire car Kuantan airport service, you can, of course, try to visit all of them.

The most popular beaches in Kuantan are the Teluk Cempedak beach and the Cherating beach. At Cherating, you can find the well-knownClub Med holiday resort. There is also a turtle sanctuary located close to Cherating that would be an interesting visit.

If you don’t fancy beaches, then why not head on to the beautiful waterfalls in Kuantan? Kuantan is home to beautiful waterfalls such as the Sungai Pandan Waterfall, the Sungai Berkelah Waterfall, and the Jerangkang Waterfall.

For one day excursions, there are also many other attractions within easy driving distance with your car hire Kuantan. You can choose to visit the National Park of Malaysia (known as Taman Negara in Malay), the largest national park in the country that has a reputation of being the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. Here, you will be able to enjoy the natural flora and fauna, bird watching, and jungle trekking.

Other than that, you also have the wonderful options of visiting Cameron Highlands and Fraser’s Hill, highlands located not too far from Kuantan. You can visit the beautiful tea plantations in Cameron Highlands while Fraser’s Hill will give you a quiet getaway. For those who fancy theme parks and casinos, there is also the option to head to Genting Highlands. Genting Highlands contains Malaysia’s only casino, and indoor and outdoor theme parks.

While you may choose to relax on the beach in Kuantan, there is no doubt that there are attractions nearby Kuantan that are worth exploring as well.

Do so comfortably by choosing on our site a huge variety of Kuantan airport rental cars. With our affordable deals on hire car Kuantan airport service, there are no reasons to look elsewhere.

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