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Pangkor Island, Malaysia is a beach haven few people outside the country know of. Probably it is overshadowed by Pulau Langkawi and Pulau Tioman which are much more well known. Pangkor's beaches like Nipah Bay and Coral Bay to the North West of the island possess some of the best beaches a tropical island can offer anywhere. It is a sea lovers' paradise with clear waters and fine sandy beaches, not to mention its largely natural surroundings .
And yes, if you are lucky you can find hornbills staring down at you for some tit bits!
Pangkor Island, the paradise island, is one of the famous and well known island in Malaysia. It is located approximately 80km southwest of Ipoh and about 2 hours drive from Penang or Kuala Lumpur.
Pangkor island is an idyllic and beautiful island resort for a carefree and relaxing holiday. It's natural scenery of green hills and palm-fringed beaches of fine white sand lapped by the warm blue waters of the Straits of Malacca is truly magnificent.
Indeed a smaller sister island called Pangkor Laut just a few kms away boasts of one of the finest beach resorts in the world according to a well known international travel magazine. Some famous international celebrities like actress Joan Collins and Golfer Nick Faldo and his 3rd bride have graced its world famous Emerald Bay.