Things to do in Geting

Besides all the things you can do in the Kota Bharu and surrounding area, there are many things you can do locally.

Here is a map to orient ourself (click on it to zoom in).

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The first obvious choice would be the miles of pristine beach, in the middle of which sits our resort.

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Facing away from our hotel on the east end of Pantai beach.

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Facing towards our hotel on the east end.

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Facing towards our hotel on the far west end of Pantai beach, where the family playground is located.

After that you can go for a splash in our very own pool.

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In between of which you can build up a little bit of sweat at our own beach volleyball court.

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You can take the forest trails in either direction for a nice stroll.

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At the far western end there is the family playground.

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Many fisherman can be found here, so don’t forget to bring your equipment!

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Near here you can also find the fishing village, where you can rent a boat for an overnight, exciting excursion (RM1000 for 10 people from 5pm until 7am the next morning, or 7am until 5pm – call the hotel owner, Aziz at +60 1391 7777 5  for reservations and details).

Geting fishing village panorama

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Our very own boat!
(refurbishing in progress)

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Drying out the goods for market.

Or next to the border you can check out the duty free market, or take the cute little ferry to Thailand, where more local shopping is available.

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On the eastern end you will find the family water sports area, for a bob in the water in one of their many boats.

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Here are their prices:

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 Notice the very friendly staff!

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On some days, horsy rides can be arranged in the afternoon market right next to the hotel.

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A lot of people fly kites on this constantly windy beach, so more to do! (Ask the reception of how you can rent a kite)

You can also go for a splash in our very own swimming pool, or see other attractions, such as the local tweety bird sale as shown in the pictures and video on the bookings page.

And check out other things to do in the surrounding area on the Kota Bharu page, the city only a 30 minute drive away.