Have a Family Beach Holiday at Tanjung Inn, Cherating – What’s Cool? What’s Not?

What the experience is all about

Tanjung Inn, Cherating Beach, Pahang
Manmade Lake at Tanjung Inn, Cherating Beach, Pahang [Source: Tanjung Inn]

Tanjung Inn is an established resort in Cherating, Pahang that has been in operation for nearly 20 years. With one of the best locations in the region, you experience the joy of staying on a beautiful beach, a breeding site for leatherback and other sea turtles and home to the Chendor Turtle Sanctuary. 

Turtle Watching at Chendor Turtle Sanctuary, Cherating, Pahang
Turtle Watching at Chendor Turtle Sanctuary, Cherating, Pahang [Source: Pahang Tourism Board]

Immerse yourself in culture at the Cherating Village, which has workshops for traditional textiles and handicrafts. Move on southwest of Cherating, and visit the Charah Caves, an unusual rock formation that comprise of 8 caves. 

Batik at Cherating Village, Pahang
Batik at Cherating Village, Pahang [Source: The Star]

The resort itself has come a long way, with expansions that now include a beautiful tranquil lake, and calming gardens, where you can sit and relax with a book in hand from their library.

Whether you are travelling alone, as couple, or in a big group, Tanjung Inn has something to offer. It is also a budget friendly way to relax with the family on the beach while enjoying what the East Coast of West Malaysia has to offer.

What You Get

Available lodging options: From tents to rooms, chalets and family villas

Tents at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang
Tents at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang [Source: Tanjung Inn]

Bathroom options: All options except tents come with attached bathrooms. Tent accomodations come with shared bathrooms.

Cheapest option: RM75 per tent (max 2 pax) excluding breakfast

Most expensive option: RM445 per family villa (max 5 persons) – comes with breakfast

Family Villa at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang
Family Villa at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang [Source: Tanjung Inn]

Meal arrangements: All options except tents come with breakfast.

Day trips available: No

What can we do there? Beach activities, firefly river cruise, turtle sanctuary, visit nearby towns, kiteboarding, birdwatching

Beach at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang
Beach at Tanjung Inn, Cherating, Pahang [Source: Tanjung Inn]

Reviews

What people love: Affordable price, relaxing environment, great seafood, beautiful beach, well maintained surroundings, breathtaking view on lake, library, spotting the monitor lizard, beautiful garden, friendly staff, clean basic rooms, good restaurants nearby

What people wish were different: Rooms slightly rundown, lack of a pool, limited breakfast

Experience levels if you go for the most basic option shown in table below:

Adventure LevelMinimum
Nature ImmersionMedium
Cultural ImmersionMedium
Relaxation LevelMedium
Roughing itMinimum
Suitable for young children?Yes, absolutely!
Mobile connectivityYes (Free WiFi in public areas)

Location & Contact

Location: Jalan Cherating Lama, Kampung Cherating Lama, 26080 Cherating, Pahang, Malaysia

URL: www.tanjunginn.com

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