Discover the local flavours of life

Kota Bharu, the capital of Kelantan, is the gateway to Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands), and is a popular destination for arts, crafts and culture. Displaying the finest legacies of Kelantan’s rich cultural heritage, Kota Bharu is home to skilled Kelantanese artisans crafting exquisite works of art through wood carving, silverware, embroidery, songket weaving, wau making and batik painting.

To find out more about excursions to Kota Bharu, please contact our Leisure Experience Desk.

Located on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Kota Bharu is just a 60-minute drive to Kuala Besut Jetty (for boat transfer to Perhentian Islands) and a 60-minute flight from Kuala Lumpur.