Tag: pulau redang

Blue Fairies in the Water

Posted on March 21st, by andrea in Uncover, Unexplored. No Comments

I overheard from the resort staff that across the decorated bridge that welcomes you to the Redang Reef Resort, you’ll find the infamous blue sand beach. I was determined to see what this was all about. As I made my way through the crazy jungle and pass an empty horseshoe shaped beach, I saw the sea of tourist hovered over the beach in front of the Redang Reef Resort. The whole shoreline was lit up by flickering blue lights as each one of us swiped our hands across the wet sand. The reflection of the water made the ocean look like little dancing fairies and then slowly fading away. I was trying to figure out what caused the sand to light up – friction? light exposure? moisture? or just timing that it lights up during certain hours of the night. … Read More »

Divers Paradise: Pulau Redang

Posted on June 18th, by andrea in Uncover. No Comments

Pulau Redang – is located in the eastern part of the chain of islands of Malaysia which forms a marine park off the Terengganu Coast.  Surrounded by pristine turquoise water and white sand beaches, this is an ultimate beach getaway destination.   The amazing marine ecosystem and coral reefs make this island an ideal diver spot to get your PADI certification.  It’s ranked amongst the best coral reefs in the world.

It’s a great spot to explore historic shipwrecks dating back to World War II times: The H.M.S Prince of Wales and H.M.S. Repulse.  You’ll have to plan out your vacations due to limited direct flight schedules with Berjaya Air (https://www.berjaya-air.com/). Also due to the northeast monsoon season in the winter, most of the resorts on the island is closed for business.  The ferry transport services do not run and is strongly … Read More »


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