The prime attractions of the east coast are unspoiled islands and great beaches. The beaches and coral reefs of two of the most beautiful islands in the South China Sea , Pulau Perhentian and Pulau Kapas, attract tourists in large numbers. The Perhentian Islands in the state of Terengganu are beautiful and coral fringed. The Redang Island is famous for its crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and the tropical fish found in the numerous reefs. On the mainland, don't miss the resorts of Cherating and Rantau Abang. The 400-kilometre stretch from the north-eastern corner of the peninsula to Kuantan has the strongest cultural traditions, so if you are keen to explore Malaysian culture, you must visit this region.
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