PORT DICKSON NEGRI SEMBILAN DARUL KHUSUS
Port Dickson or popularly
known as PD is one of the seven districts in the state of Negri
Sembilan. port Dickson has long been a weekend retreat for many
inland dwellers, specially those from the city seeking for temporarily
escape from the hustle and bustle of a hectic City life. For the
Singaporeans Port Dickson offers the best of two worlds. A good
holiday retreat and a mere 60 Kilometers away from the shopping
heaven of Kuala Lumpur City. Port Dickson is located about 34km
from Seremban and 30 kilometers to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
at Sepang. Port Dickson offers one of the best beaches on the west
coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It offers 18km of fine sandy beaches
fringed by casuarinas, coconut palms and the spreading branches
of the Banyan trees. One of the most celebrated event in Port Dickson
is the annual Pesta Port Dickson, Port Dickson Carnival, which is
usually held in the month of August. This annual event involve several
activities and cultural events. Cultural shows include wayang kulit,
Port Dickson too, offers leisure activities such as water-skiing,
canoeing, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing and many more.
The Brief History of Port Dickson
Port Dickson was also known as Tanjung. Tin ore was abundant
in Lukut during the 1820's. It attracted the Chinese immigrants.
Port Dickson and Pulau Arang were founded by Sir John Frederick
in 1889. It was a highly potential area to be a harbour, which later
on developed into a busy trading centre. Railways were built for
Places of Interest around Port Dickson
Despite Port Dickson's reputation as an area firmly focused on beach
resort activity, the sights and history of the surrounding area
are well worth experiencing. At Kota Lukut, a mere 7 km from Port
Dickson, stands the fort of Raja Jumaat, a renowned nineteenth-century
Bugis warrior. The fort was built in 1847 to control the lucrative
tin trade in the area. Another rewarding site is the lighthouse
at Cape Rachardo, built by the Portuguese in the 16th century in
order to guide ships to the safety of Malacca's harbour. The lighthouse
is still functioning today, and visitors can ascend its narrow spiral
stair to the beacon, which offers a magnificent view of the coastline
of Sumatra. The Cape is also a popular stopover point for migratory
birds. From September to March, flocks of sparrows, honey buzzards,
and swifts can be seen here, together with birds of prey, such as
hawks and eagles.
Twenty-three kilometers south of the lighthouse, on the road to
Malacca, sits the small and mysterious village of Pengkalan Kempas.
The village houses the enigmatic 15th-century tomb of Sheikh Ahmad
Majnun, whose epitaph explains that he fell while fighting to save
a now unknown woman referred to simply as "the princess."
It is home to a more prominent mystery as well, however. Beside
the tomb stand three megaliths, elaborately carved, of unknown origin
and use. As if to seal the reputation of this hamlet of the unknown,
there is also in Pengalen Kempas an "ordeal stone." This
ancient lie-detector, through which a person would put his arm when
answering questions, allegedly reacts to an untruth by closing upon
the liar's fist. Whether or not this story is true makes for an
The Lukut Museum was built by the Department of Museums and Antiquities
in collaboration with the Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus government
with the intention of spreading information and historical proof
related to Lukut. It also functions to trace back the glorious days
Places of Interest around Port Dickson
Blue Lagoon, Cape Rachado,
Cultural Handicraft Complex, Fort Lukut, Fort Kempas, Pedas Hot
Spring, Port Dickson State Museum, State Secretariat Building,
Sri Menanti Palace, Seremban Lake Garden, Ulu Bendul Recreation
Garden and many more.
Accommodation facilities available for Port Dickson includes Avillion
Village Resort Port Dickson, Guoman Port Dickson, Ancasa Resort
and Regency Port Dickson.
Imagine white sandy beaches, imagine seven finger piers reaching
out into sea, imagine accomodations where the sea is beneath you
and the sky above, imagine absolute tranquility, imagine sheer
peacefulness, imagine pure relaxation, imagine charming atmosphere
and imagine enchantng moments... this is no dream, this is AVILLION.
Ancasa Resort located at the popular beachfront along the eight
and a half mile of Pantai Teluk Kemang in Port Dickson, has opened
its doors to holidaymakers and beach lovers. With much emphasis
given to the ethnic and natural finishing of its interior decor,
the resort is further enhanced by a beautiful Nusantara garden..
Bayu Beach Resort is ideally located in the scenic seaview town
of Port Dickson, fronting the sea. In this spectacular ocean-front
resort, you will enjoy lavish comfort of our apartment, dining excellence
and endless fun under the Sun - minus the high price! Bayu Beach
Resort is the ideal holiday destination for the family, groups and
BEACH RESORT PORT DICKSON
Tiara Beach Resort Port Dickson is Malaysia's Port Dickson first
Water Theme Paradise Resort of it kind in Port Dickson Malaysia.
Tiara Beach Resort Port Dickson offers a complete holiday for everyone
of all ages. A Resort that offers fun for the whole family.
BEACH RESORT PORT DICKSON
Glory Beach Resort Port Dickson, a beach resort which is becoming
more popular these days among local and foreign tourist. The gentle
breeze from the Straits of Malacca, silver sandy beaches, exquisite
landscape and elegantly designed hotel-apartments combine to make
it a natural beauty, a creativity of excellence and superiority.
Come and experience a world of relaxation and romance at our newly
opened resort. Elegantly designed with a Balinese touch, our Water
Chalets offer you an unforgettable stay.....
Getting To Port Dickson
The national air carrier is Malaysia Airlines. Most
international airlines also has direct flight into the Kuala
Lumpur International Airport. From the airport various
mode of transportation are available including Limo Service
, Airport Taxis and Hotel’s Limo Services. The drive from
Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang to Port Dickson will
approximately takes about 30 minutes.
From Kuala Lumpur City there are frequent buses and taxis plying
between Kuala Lumpur and the resort, Port Dickson's.
passes through Negeri Sembilan with interchanges at Seremban,
Port Dickson, Senawang, & Linggi. It is roughly a 45 minutes
drive from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban. PLUSLiner
operates daily Interstate Coaches from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban.
KTM Komuter service connects
Seremban with KL Sentral.
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