Lumut, the gateway to
Pangkor Island, is situated about 84 km south of Ipoh City, Lumut is well known
for its beautiful shell and coral handcrafts. The best time visit this dreamy
little haven is between the months of August and November when the Annual Sea
Festival "Pesta Laut" is held. There are sea sports competitions,
cultural shows and fun and food fairs for everybody both young and old to enjoy.
Do check with the
Lumut in Malay
For recent years, the
local goverment Majlis Daerah Manjung has put a lot of effort to beautify it as
a one of the main attractions in
One new huge recreational park called Esplande near the Jalan Titi Panjang has been built. It is strongly believed that Esplande will attract more people to Lumut.
Approxiametly 6.5 km from Lumut lies Teluk Batik, a favorite spot for campers, picnicker, swimmers and sun-lovers. The stretches of white sandy beach are ideal for whatever activity of inactivity you have in mind. You can rent rooms and chalets along the beach at bargain prices.
Clubs and Luxury Hotels
Country clubs and luxury hotels are springing up everywhere, but Lumut has little to offer apart from some souvenir shops selling shells and some reasonable beaches outside town.
Lumut Port (Pelabuhan Lumut) has been developed to service the nearby industry estates, and the town itself has had a pleasing facelift.
As to support to the local goverment effort, the local developers have built a lot of Condominiums to make Lumut more attrative.
The Malaysian Navy (Angkatan Tentera Laut Di Raja
How To Get There
There're many ways to
reach Lumut, the jump off point for Pangkor. Basically, the most easiest way to
reach Lumut is to take bus.The Lumut Bus Station is near to the town centre, a
five minute walk to the ferry jetty. Lumut is well connected with other
destinations on the peninsula. There are direct buses from KL to Lumut run
several times per day. There are daily buses from Butterworth to Lumut. A taxi
or coach journey from