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Saturday, October 09, 2021

 

STROLL-ALONG THESE 6 BEACHES IN SELANGOR AS YOUR WEEKEND LEISURE!

 

Relax and Enjoy Sea Breeze and Views

 with Your Loved Ones!





The State of Selangor has finally entered Phase 3 of the National Recovery Plan. Certainly, many of us are currently looking for a holiday destination to visit with our friends or family members, particularly to satisfy our longing to witness the beauty of a sunset. Individuals who have completed two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are allowed to engage in tourism activities in the State of Selangor. Plan your weekend getaway by visiting the beaches listed below!

 

1)     Remis Beach, Kuala Selangor

Remis Beach is a 20-kilometer stretch of land in Kuala Selangor's Southern District, located in the Jeram mukim. Following the announcement of the State of Selangor's admission into Phase 3, it is reported that Remis Beach is “back in business”. Remis Beach is one of the most popular eco-tourism destinations that is increasingly-favored by the public. Remis Beach is often crowded with visitors who want to enjoy fresh seafood such as grilled fish, and boiled and grilled mussels while relaxing with family members and friends.

Credit: Remis Beach, Kuala Selangor by @ MDKS

 


2)     Kelanang Beach, Banting

Let us explore what makes Kelanang Beach so unique! The beach is located not far from the Morib Beach. Kelanang Beach offers you a breathtaking view of the Straits of Melaka sea surrounded by the mangrove and ru trees. The beach also offers stunning sunset views accompanied by the roar of cool breeze, ideal for flying a kite high up in the air. If you are taking your children with you, do not worry as the facilities such as the playground is available here for your children’s fun-time.

Credit: Kelanang Beach, Banting dari nohanisothman @ IG

 

 

3)     Cunang Beach, Kuala Langat

Probably not so many people are aware of the existence of the Cunang Beach; a relatively-hidden but very spectacular beach located at Tanjung Sepat. Cunang Beach with its mesmerising white sand which runs along the mangroves area, is run and managed by the indigenous community of Mah Meri. It has recently-turned into one of the most popular tourist destinations in Selangor, where it is complemented by traditional houses, colourful decorations and handicraft shops. In addition, you can also do various activities such as fishing and cycling on this beach.

Credit: Cunang Beach, Kuala Langat dari st.cam @  IG

 


4)     Bagan Lalang Beach, Sepang

Located about an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur, Bagan Lalang Beach is located in Sepang District. It is a holiday destination well-loved by families with children, and youngsters. Do not miss the opportunity to take a walk on the shore up to 400 metres in distance during low tide. This is the best time to take your little ones to see roaming baby crabs on the sand. Apart from that, the beach is also very popular with volleyball, beach soccer and barbecue activities. It is undoubtedly a must-visit beach to those who love to enjoy the peace which the oceans bring.

Credit: Bagan Lalang Beach,Sepang dari itsukay82 @ IG

 


5)     Redang Beach, Sekinchan

If you are in Sabak Bernam District and want a switch from the scenery of the famous paddy fields here, why not take experience from the lifestyle of the fishermen community in this area? What’s more fun is, Redang Beach is conveniently-located to several seafood restaurants, where you can enjoy a wide variety of fresh seafood! Recreational facilities are also widely-available to visitors such as benches and gazebos.

Credit: Redang Beach, Sekinchan dari kelvinchanphoto @ IG

 


6)     Morib Beach, Banting

Did you know Morib Beach has a coastline of about 3 kilometers? Morib Beach is located in Kuala Langat District,  about an hour's drive from Klang District. Beach activities such as beach soccer, volleyball, and kite-flying are highly popular at the beach. Alternatively, you can also pick up shells or baby crabs that roam around while waiting for the ocean’s water to to creep-up the shore. It is indeed a very ideal destination to visit with your loved ones.

Credit: Morib Beach, Banting dari  mokkay_ @ IG

 


Who says Selangor does not have amazing beaches? Spend your weekend at one of the above-mentioned beaches. Not only can you enjoy breathtaking sunset views, but you can also utilize the facilities available on the beach or enjoy fresh seafood. So, if you are still unsure on where you want to head to this weekend; hit the beaches in Selangor!

 

However, it is to be reminded to always adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the Malaysian National Security Council, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing face mask at all times in public, and applying hand sanitizer regularly, especially when entering premises in the State of Selangor.


You may log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel for inspiration on your travel to Selangor, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official soocial media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor's YouTube channel to stay inspired! #PusingSelangorDulu!

 

NOTIS PEMBUKAAN SEMULA

TAMAN EKO RIMBA KANCHING DAN 

CHONGKAK PARK & RESORT









Susulan kemasukan Negeri Selangor dalam Fasa 3 Pelan Pemulihan Negara (PPN), yang membenarkan sektor pelancongan domestik beroperasi semula terhad dalam Negeri yang sama, sukacita dimaklumkan, kawasan pelancongan seliaan Tourism Selangor, Taman Eko Rimba Kanching telah kembali beroperasi bermula 4 Oktober lalu, manakala Chongkak Park & Resort akan dibuka semula kepada umum bermula 9 Oktober 2021 ini.

 

            Waktu operasi: 8.00 pagi sehingga 6 petang*

            Had bilangan pengunjung: 500 orang pada satu-satu masa

 *Pengunjung tidak dibenarkan berada di dalam kawasan selepas waktu operasi.

 

Penyambungan operasi ini adalah tertakhluk kepada garis panduan atau SOP

terkini yang ditetapkan oleh pihak Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) seperti berikut:

 

o Pengunjung wajib mendaftar masuk dan melalui proses imbasan suhu (harus kurang daripada 37.5 darjah Celsius), serta tidak bergejala

o Hanya individu yang berstatus “Low Risk” dan “Casual Contact Low Risk” yang dibenarkan masuk, dan pengujung wajib menunjukkan Sijil Vaksinasi Covid-19 yang lengkap

o   Memastikan jarak sosial 1 meter pada setiap masa

o   Wajib memakai pelitup muka sepanjang masa

o   Memastikan jarak antara kumpulan pengunjung dalam 1-3 meter

o   Memastikan jarak lokasi aktiviti dengan aktiviti yang lain dalam 3-5 meter

o  Tapak perkhemahan perlu memastikan jarak minima 2 meter dengan khemah yang lain, dan aktiviti bermalam adalah tidak dibenarkan

 

Diharap orang awam dapat kembali menikmati aktiviti riadah alam semulajadi di Negeri Selangor, namun menitik-beratkan soal keselamatan diri dan pengunjung lain dengan mematuhi secara garis panduan dan SOP yang telah ditetapkan.

 

Untuk sebarang informasi lanjut, sila hubungi talian 016 -2076957 (Fadila) atau layari laman sesawang rasmi Tourism Selangor; Selangor.Travel.

 

 

Saturday, September 25, 2021

 



5 STAYCATION SPOTS FOR YOUR

WEEKEND GETAWAY IN SELANGOR!

 

Not Only Do They Offer Relaxation; These Staycation Spots are Perfect Setting for Your Social Media Content!

 


After a few months of staying at home, the Government has finally announced the inclusion of Selangor in Phase 3 of the National Recovery Plan. Certainly, there are a handful of people who are pleased with this wonderful news. Only those who have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are allowed to holiday in the State. Staycation activities have become popular among domestic travelers recently, particularly on weekends. In addition to unwinding with your loved ones, if you enjoy creating video content for social media, these accommodations listed below double as perfect settings which is sure to catch your followers' attention!

 

1)     Carpe Diem, Serendah

Carpe Diem, located in Serendah Town, is an accommodation that embraces the village lifestyle. Carpe Diem is a Latin phrase that means "seize the day".  This location brings you the charm of a village-style getaway, and it is also a great place to hold team-building sessions. Carpe Diem is also surrounded by lush greenery, offering a peaceful and relaxing environment.



2)     Sri Damai Resort, Kalumpang

Sri Damai Resort provides environmental-friendly accommodation, equipped with a swimming pool for children which source comes from a nearby river, as well as a fishing pool for those who like to catch rare fish species such as kelah and baung. A variety of enjoyable leisure activities, such as water cycling and ATV ride are also available here. Interestingly, during your stay, you may also visit the local fruit farms, as well as deer and goat farms located in the vicinity.

 

 

3)     Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel Resort, Rawang

Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel Resort is located within the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve – of the route heading to Rawang Town.  As it is already known as a jungle park, it is an ideal spot for you to enjoy fresh air surrounded by greens. What's more interesting, you can engage in various healthy activities such as kayaking, jungle trekking, mountain biking and more while capturing every happy moment with your loved ones. This surely is a perfect location for you to spend your weekend surrounded by the beauty of nature.


 

4)     Bonda Valley (Rumah Hutan Bonda), Batang Kali

Bonda Valley is one of the tourist attractions in Hulu Selangor District which takes about an hour's drive from Petaling Jaya City. It features the concept of a traditional Malay house that will surely impress you upon sight. The accommodation is also surrounded by lush forests and the beauty of nature. Bonda Valley is also spacious, and altogether is a wonderful place for relaxing with your family and friends.

 


5)     PulaiThree, Kuala Kubu Bharu

PulaiThree is a perfect weekend getaway in Kuala Kubu Bharu Town, nestled between the rainforest and privately-owned hillside. Featuring an open concept design that is facing the environment while maintaining sustainable elements and a very relaxing atmosphere, this 2-bedroom villa offers mesmerising views such as the emerald green mountains.   Furthermore, PulaiThree also has a swimming pool and a fully-furnished kitchen, equipped with a barbecue set. This will undoubtedly deliver an unbeatable experience to its guests.

 


Certainly, the above accommodations will satisfy your desire to immerse in the beauty of nature, and of course; without compromising comfort.  Hit that “book” button for a stay at the places listed above if you ever get the chance one day!


In addition, it is to be reminded, it is our responsibility to always be disciplined in adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOP) set by the Malaysian National Security Council, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing face masks at all times in public, and applying hand sanitizer regularly, especially when entering premises in the State of Selangor.


You may log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel for inspiration on your travel to Selangor in the future, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official soocial media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor's YouTube channel to stay inspired! #ImagineNowExperienceSoon

 

 

 

About Tourism Selangor

 

Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

 



 5 TYPES OF PLACES IN SELANGOR WHICH MALAYSIANS OF ALL RACES LOVE!

Explore These Places in Selangor Loved by Many in conjunction with the 58th Malaysia Day




Malaysia is a multi-racial country, and the harmony and peace we enjoy today are a result of responsibility and tolerance which have long been practiced by all races in Malaysia. This time, to further enliven the celebration of the 58th Malaysia Day which falls on 16th September, Tourism Selangor lists out the types of places in Selangor which are loved by all Malaysians regardless of race, as a symbolic to celebrate the blissful harmony that we get to enjoy today.

 

1)     Places with Views

Who does not love beautiful, mesmerising scenery, right? Worry not; Selangor has many places with such views. The beautiful scenery is a perfect setting for photography, which you will also get to enjoy with your family and friends. Places with views in Selangor are either natural or man-made such as Sky Mirror Kuala Selangor, i-City Shah Alam, Sekinchan Town, Sabak Bernam and also Ardence Lab Eco Ardence, Setia Alam.

 


2)     F&B Outlets

Of course, at times like these, we cannot leave out the most popular activity; eating! Aside from relaxing with family and acquaintances while enjoying delish food, you can also witness the beauty of unity portrayed by customers of different races and ethnicities who sit together at the same table.

 

Among the famous eateries among all races are Kopitiams like Chong Kok Kopitiam and Ali Ah Hock and Muthu Kopitiam, as well as durian eateries like Durian SS2 and Durianity. You can also head to Selangor’s food haven; SS15, Subang Jaya; which offers various dining options such as Nomms, Jibril and Gold Chili.


 

3)     Beaches and Parks

You can also celebrate Malaysia Day with your loved ones by having a picnic or enjoying leisure activities. Recreational parks in Selangor offer stunning scenery and are mostly-equipped with adequate facilities. Apart from park, beach is also an ideal location which is loved by people of all races. Beaches and parks that can be visited in Selangor include Remis Beach, Morib Beach, Shah Alam National Botanical Garden and Cyberjaya Lake Park.


 

4)     Hiking Spots

Climbing is also one of the activities which are loved by Malaysians from various races and ethnicities. Climbing helps you get physically and mentally healthy because this activity requires perseverance of the mind and body. Selangor is home to a number of hills that do not only offer challenging climbing tracks but also mesmerising scenery which will take your breath away. Among the hills you can climb include Broga Hill and Kutu Hill. However, it should be acknowledged, there are several hiking spots in Selangor which require you to apply for a permit before you hike.


 

5)     Sports Venues

Apart from climbing and hiking, there are other challenging activities which can be carried out in Selangor. Through sports, you may not only celebrate Malaysia Day, but also increase the spirit of tolerance and cooperation with other participants who may come from various races and ethnicities in Malaysia. Among the places that offer exceptional sports activities are the service provider of White-Water Rafting at Sungai Selangor, Skytrex Adventure Sg Congkak, and District21.


 

Not only celebrating Malaysia Day, you can also network and make new acquaintances with various individuals by doing activities at the places listed above. Respect and tolerance are very important in ensuring the prosperity of a country, especially one which consists of many races and ethnicities; Malaysia.


Mr. Azrul Shah Mohamad, General Manager of Tourism Selangor in a statement said, “Happy 58th Malaysia Day to all Malaysians. The production of this special article in conjunction with Malaysia Day is one of the initiatives of the National Day Campaign - Tourism Selangor Prihatin which started from the 13th of August to 16th of September. It is aimed to lift up the spirit of patriotism in celebrating our 64th National Day, and subsequently, the 58th Malaysia Day”.


“This campaign is actively-conducted across Tourism Selangor's official social media platform; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok application and YouTube channel. The campaign focuses on sharing content related to places in Selangor which are rich in history, as well as those favoured by various races. The public may also see people from various backgrounds doing activities together in the same place in Selangor", added Tuan Azrul Shah.


However, it is reminded, one should always abide by the rules set by the National Security Council in the attempt to continue curbing the spread of Covid-19. Follow the SOPs such as wearing a face mask at all times in public, using hand sanitizer regularly, and practicing social distancing wherever you are.


To continue getting inspiration in planning your trip to Selangor, you may keep-up with the updates from Tourism Selangor's official social media accounts including Instagram Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and also YouTube Channel, or visit Tourism Selangor's official website; Selangor.Travel.





About Tourism Selangor


Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.


Saturday, September 11, 2021

 



5 MUST-TRY KOPITIAMS IN SELANGOR!

Get the Authentic Taste of Coffee and Classic Toast at These 5 Locations!





Apart from Nasi Lemak, Kopitiam’s breakfast menu is also well-loved by Malaysians. Kopitiam, which generally means “coffee shop” in Hokkien dialect, was introduced by the Hainanese people in Malaysia who were mostly-involved in the hospitality industry back in the day. Fast-forward; kopitiams are still a popular choice for dine-ins and take-outs. Below are 5 must-try kopitiams in Selangor for the authentic taste of coffee and scrumptious classic toast!


 

1)     Auntie Kopitiam, Kuala Selangor

Auntie Kopitiam is a famous coffee shop located in Kuala Selangor District which opened its door in 1935. Several Malaysian celebrities have also gotten their coffee here and many television programs have featured this kopitiam. In addition to sipping the delicious traditional Hainanese coffee, there are also other food available such as Nasi Lemak, cakes, toast and more. Customers can also enjoy one of their signatures, Curry Laksa Mee which is a perfect meal to start your day!

For more information, contact 03-3289 7289


 

2)     Thong Kee Cafe, Petaling

Thong Kee Kopitiam is one of the famous kopitiams in Petaling District with their unique coffee menu. Its owner who has more than 30 years of experience has created the menu "1+1 Cham Peng" which is a combination of Hainan coffee and tea. This special menu has received positive responses from the locals. In addition to the "1+1 Cham Peng" menu, the shop also serves a variety of menu options for breakfast which include toast, half-cooked eggs and a variety of pastries such as croissants and doughnuts.

For more information, log on to https://thongkee.com.my/ or contact 03-7496 6847


 

3)     Chong Kok Kopitam, Klang

It used to be a hotel but now it is a classic coffee shop that is very popular among the locals regardless of race. Chong Kok Kopitiam shop has been operating since 1940. In this shop, you can witness groups of customers from various races and ethnicities enjoying their coffee and toast together. Uniquely, the store prepares its half-cooked eggs menu by using a special machine. This method makes their half-cooked eggs tastier and creamier than using the classic method often being used elsewhere.

For more information, contact 03 3371 0996

 


4)     Nam Wah Kopitiam Bt 18, Hulu Langat

Another classic coffee shop in Selangor is located in Hulu Langat District. The shop is one of the popular stop-overs among cyclists as the shop is located close to the relatively-challenging natural bike tracks. So, it is to a no-surprise if you meet a lot of cyclists when you dine at this shop. The special thing about this kopitiam is that it serves a toast menu with a selection of kaya, or chicken curry which is specially-prepared by the owner of this shop.

 


5)     Kedai Makan Hailam Sun Sun Nam Cheong, Hulu Selangor

Sun Sun Nam Cheong is one of the long-operating coffee shops in Selangor, famous for their original recipes dating more than 100 years old. Apart from coffee, special menu at this shop include Hailam Chicken Chop and Hailam Mee. The former is a menu created by the Hainanese people who migrated to Malaysia during British colonial era. Thus, this menu is a Western and Chinese combination. As a store operating with a halal certificate, the food menu from this store is prepared using halal ingredients. So, you can eat without any hesitations!

For more information, contact 03-6064 1168

 


Wow, what an appetizing selection of coffee and toast menu offered at these 5 kopitiams! Without a doubt, kopitiams are well-loved by all Malaysians, regardless of race, ethnicity and religion. Do not miss out on the chance to taste authentic kopitiam delights in Selangor! However, during this Covid-19 pandemic, you must always abide by the SOPs set by the National Security Council. Always ensure social distancing, wear face masks in public, as well as apply hand sanitizer regularly.



You can also visit Tourism Selangor's official website, www.selangor.travel to get inspiration in planning your trip to Selangor in the future, follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media sites; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and subscribe to its YouTube channel to keep-up on any updates. #ImagineNowExperienceSoon.

 

For more information, please log on to the official website of Tourism Selangor at Selangor.Travel.



About Tourism Selangor


Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.


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