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Condo in Kota Bharu
Mae d’Perdana 1 B/R Apt in the heart of Kota Bharu
One bedroom apartment located on the 23rd floor of the D’Perdana Apartment with high speed wifi & HyppTV. The apartment is within the heart of Kota Bharu. A favourite transit place for Kota Bharu Airport - Kuala Besut Jetty, a gateway to the Malaysia’s paradise Pulau Perhentian. Easy check-in and check-out at Frontdesk located on the Ground Floor of the apartment. Car parking at Level 4 onwards after obtaining your access card to the parking/ elevator at the Frontdesk upon checking-in.
$35 per night
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Vacation home in Kota Bharu
Troika Residensi Kota Bharu @ AGhome (level 32)
The tallest building in Kota Bharu(KB), Kelantan. Facilities are free to use with superb infinity pool, gym and sky garden(Tallest place in KB) We provide you with one off items included: *Toothbrush&Toothpaste,Towel, Hair Shampoo, Body Wash, Drinking Water, Coffee and Tea. *Equipped with sofa bed, free wifi, movie projector (Free Netflix), hair dryer, iron, iron board etc. *Parking onsite Lastly, welcome to Kelantan and do not miss out the tallest building in Kota Bharu. See you soon 😉
$49 per night
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Serviced apartment in Kota Bharu
Eternity Live2@ Troika Residence Kota Bharu-1B4Pax
Located on the higher floor of the tallest building in the heart of Kota Bharu. You can get a spectacular view of Kota Bharu town from our home. We offer a comfortable and contemporary designed home for holiday , staycation & business trip. Our home comes with the following amenities : - Free Wifi - 1 King size bed & 1 Sofa Bed - TV - Water Dispenser with hot and cold water - Induction cooker - Cutlery - Microwave & Refrigerator - Hair Dryer - Washing Machine & Iron - Towels & Shampoo
$41 per night

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Serviced apartment in Kota Bharu
JC Sky River Front 'Floral Home' w/ Fantastic View
$32 per night
Serviced apartment in Kota Bharu
JC Sky Riverfront 'Pebble' w/Fantastic River View
$24 per night
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Vacation home in Kota Bharu
Troika Residensi Kota Bharu @ AGhome (stylish)
$50 per night
Rental unit in Kota Bharu
The Sugar'Barn Studio@D Perdana
$28 per night

Your guide to Kelantan

All About Kelantan

Dotted with settlements surrounded by rice paddies and small fishing villages, Kelantan is a state in northeastern Malaysia with a coastline along the South China Sea and a northern border with Thailand. The cities and towns of Kelantan are known for their decorative Buddhist temples, stately Islamic mosques, and lively marketplaces. The East Coast railway line, known as the Jungle Railway because of its scenic interior route, passes through the state.

Kelantan’s landscape varies from the powder-soft sand of Irama Beach to the challenging trails up Mount Yong Belar in the state’s western reaches. People come here to sample the region’s distinctive cuisine, which is influenced by neighboring Thailand — think rich, creamy curries and rice cooked in coconut milk — and try their hand at playing traditional spinning tops.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kelantan

The climate in Kelantan is decidedly tropical, with warm temperatures to be expected all year round. Most people choose to visit between February and September when the weather is at its best; June through August is the peak visitor season in large cities like Kota Bharu. Like most of the east coast of the Malay Peninsula, Kelantan experiences heavy rains in the monsoon season between November and January. The winter months are warm but very wet, which means fewer visitors.

June brings Pesta Wau, a colorful five-day kite festival that celebrates the end of the rice harvest, while your visit in September may coincide with Karnival Kebudayaan Kelantan, a lively cultural event combining gasing (spinning top) and drumming competitions.


Top things to do in Kelantan

Kota Bharu

Sitting at the mouth of the Kelantan River near the Thai border, the state capital is home to open-air markets, Muzium Negeri Kelantan’s exhibits on the state’s history, and Istana Batu, a former royal palace that is now a museum. Beachcombers can take a scenic bike ride to Pantai Cahaya Bulan, also known as Moonlight Beach, stopping at craft shops along the way.

Gunung Stong State Park

Situated in the west of the state, Gunung Stong State Park is more than 54,000 acres of wild, verdant tropical forest. Visitors come here to explore seven climbable mountain peaks, the beautiful Jelawang Waterfall, and accessible caves for spelunking. You might even spot native panthers, gibbons, hornbills, and the rare Rafflesia plant, known for its unpleasant scent. Early morning visitors should expect thick fog, which gradually lifts to reveal lush green valleys.

Wat Machimmaram Temple

Wat Machimmaram Temple is located in Tumpat, around 30 minutes’ drive from Kota Bharu and minutes from the Thailand border. This spiritual site boasts a spectacular rust-hued seated Buddha statue that is nearly 100 feet tall, towering above the surrounding countryside. The interior of the temple features Buddhist art in Thai and Chinese styles.

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