Alias Nasi Dagang @ Tanjung Jara Resort, Kuala Dungun, Terengganu

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“We’re busy.. you must wait!”
Touch-down at KT airport ! 1st stop… BREAKFAST!
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Me and mates… all hungry and tired and dying for something hot to fill our bellies. ALIAS nasi dagang – excellent, clean and CHEAP! RM2.00 (USD 0.50 cents) for the nasi dagang and nasi lemak, it does not come any cheaper than this. Now, we were ready for the journey to our destination :)
About 14km from Kuala Dungun lies Tanjung Jara Resort.
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Nestled near the South China Sea,DSC08715 DSC08713Tanjung Jara Beach has a gorgeous stretch of golden sand where you will see hot bods in the sun, perfecting their already “well-done” honeycomb tan!
The beach provides an excellent location for windsurfing, boating, kayaking or just plain lazing by the beach and sunbathing…. A run in the cool evening is a must! The beautiful part is that you don’t need to bring your shoes… run till you work up a sweat, then dive into the icy cool water.. the waves are stronger in the evenings… BLISS :D
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DSC08774The spa is amazing as well, for as little as under USD100, you can have a complete body spa and make over. The entire set up of the spa is harmoniously in tune with its lush, green surroundings. I love this place!
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Though in my opinion, Tanjung Jara is overpriced for a 5-star resort in Kuala Terengganu, it is still a rather good bargain for holidaying visitors from abroad. The staff is super friendly and well trained, the beach is clean and secluded and I would give the food a 3/5 ( no pork obviously.. so that kind of killed it for me).

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BBQ dinner on the beach. Now that’s my kind of dinner !
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The table deco was 100% real and so we ate the mango for dessert:)
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Sony moment!

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After dinner… we drank the night away…

Nothing much to do really, as the nearest town is actually 20 minutes away by car and being on holiday and everything and not having a car, a taxi would set you back by RM70. (USD20)

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More Sony moments.. and the music blares on…

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“Old skool, new skool, even in-between skool.. wot’chu gonna do, when you get out of high school “.

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Verdict :

Not a bad place for a quick get-away, without having to fly overseas. Don’t forget the sun-block, the mosquito repellent and of course, have in tow, a stellar company of friends or loved ones, to whilst away the evenings with. Chill-out, kick-back relax and have some fun in the sun!

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Enjoy the gecko-paced life, while it lasts, because soon, you’ll be headed back to the crazy town life, that is KL :D

Comments

  1. Lyrical Lemongrass says:

    So sweet of u to support Malaysian destinations. :-P

  2. mimid3vils says:

    I want holiday!!!

  3. hehehe i had fruits for my table settings for my wedding reception :p kinda refreshing

  4. Tummythoz says:

    Oh u went KT too. I was wooed by the renovated airport but eww I hate stairs. =(

    Aiya yet to post my trip (except for the toilet). =P

  5. eh, I wanna go T’ganu as well! :)
    never been there la, so paiseh. not even Redang.

    I can imagine the dissatisfaction for not being able to chomp some pork, and the table’s decorations of fruits being victims! =P

  6. MochaSourcream says:

    Wow… beautiful resort… beautiful photos… nice…

  7. Big Boys Oven says:

    looks like living in heaven!

  8. CUMI & CIKI says:

    lyrical lemongrass:
    awww, thx

    mimi:
    lol

    babe kl:
    wow.. must have looked divine.. did your guests take some home though.. lol

    tummythoz:
    lol.. nice toilets though!

    j2kfm:
    haha.. never thought of it that way.. but, yar, we ate the deco!

    mocha:
    thx

    bbo:
    too much heaven.. not enough VICE.. lol – can get a bit boring!

  9. Life for Beginners | Kenny Mah says:

    Hmm. I’ll take your advice to BBO and pack me some VICE the next time I head to a slice of HEAVEN like this. ;)

  10. CUMI & CIKI says:

    kenny:
    sounds like a plan stan

  11. Nic (KHKL) says:

    i remember watching a tanjung jara advert on rtm. that was like 15 years ago. and i still dunno where it is…hehehe…

    good company, good food, good resort…ahhh…the life.

  12. backstreet says:

    we are coming V R Kumming too wait for us !

    a perfect place for lovely tanned you and definitely perfect for us unfair men too

  13. fatboybakes says:

    yalar, lemongrass could learn a thing or two about supporting local destination. you should hear her itinerary lined up….they all require a passport.

    really ah? getting musty ah? oh dear, i should visit before mould sets in. pity though, coz i have friends who fly in from abroad every year just to chill out here. i hear that its free flow fruit juice and food….

  14. Shell (貝殼) says:

    i like the table deco~~can eat the fresh fruit immediately^^

  15. CUMI & CIKI says:

    nic:
    15 years? really.. wow.. that’s pretty old! in that case, TJ is in pretty good shape for a 15 year old joint. serious

    bsg:
    yes, go.. ul love it

    fbb:
    on lemongrass, lol.. good 4u girl:)
    on fbb.. erm, since reading nic’s comment, i would like to add that tho musty, TJ is in pretty good shape for a 15+ hotel! btw, why all ur photos have your face chopped off.. so sinister one?! i forgot to add under comments in your bkk blog!
    mysterious nya..

    shell:
    me2

  16. Precious Pea says:

    I like the real fruit deco. But erm…anyone took the brinjal?

  17. "Joe" who is constantly craving says:

    a nice preview for my pangkor laut trip kekeke…woot woot..take ur advice and pack up the wine!

  18. fatboybakes says:

    i not star quality gorgeous like you and your hubby mah, so have to censor lor. like medusa laidat. (a larger version of course)

  19. CUMI & CIKI says:

    pea:
    no one took the brinjal!

    joe:
    wow.. pangkor laut.. when ru going?

    Fbb:
    i am sure a lot of ppl would wanna see the genius behind the pen;D

  20. Criz Lai says:

    Did I see Keropok Lekor there? Yummy! This place looked kind of peaceful. It should be a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

    http://crizfood.blogspot.com/

  21. Chantik lar! But I haven’t been to the east of peninsular yet… paiseh..

  22. Julian Si says:

    Really NOT a big fan of this place, it is a far cry from Pangkor Laut … and I so agree, I rather use the funds to go somewhere else. Eg. REDANG which is not far from where u were :-) My fave . But I am biased … I dive dive dive!!!

  23. CUMI & CIKI says:

    criz:
    yup that was lekor – hot, crispy and fresh. no fishy taste!

    jason:then time to plan a trip

    julian:
    me2! i prfr redang for a dive holiday, anytime :D

  24. fatboybakes says:

    i’m looking for dive kaki. all the ppl who started off diving with me, in 1993, now all grounded oridi, coz of family la, kids la, etc. i neeeeed compressed air. shucks, now manado so cheap some more. those days i paid like 5k for dive trip there.