Saturday, March 26, 2016

8 Affordable Beach Destinations For A Relaxing Getaway

  • For anyone yg plan utk holiday...hope dpt membantu..:)

  • 1. Langkawi, Malaysia

    • Pulau Langkawi is a relative cheap place to visit as it is a duty-free island. A can of beer could cost as little as RM2 while a bottle of premium vodka would set you back about RM40. The cost of food depends a great deal on where you choose to eat. You could get a cheap breakfast of roti canai for RM2 or frequent high-end resorts for burgers and fries that could cost RM30. Motorcycles and cars are available for rent from as low as RM40 to RM70 a day. Tours and water sports are slightly more expensive with island hopping priced at RM30 for a half day, paragliding at RM80, and waterskis at RM60.
    • Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi starts from as low as RM49. You could also get package deals of return flights and 2 nights stay in a nice hotel from RM259/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Pulau Langkawi:
      Green Village Langkawi Resort, 3-star, from RM140/night
      Four Points by Sheraton, 4-star, from RM320/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at The Danna Langkawi, 5-star, from RM980/night.
  • 2. Bali, Indonesia

    • The tourism boom in Bali has raised price tags around the island but Bali still remains a cheap place to visit. A meal at a warung (food stall) can cost as little as 10,000Rp (RM3) per meal. If are not renting a motorbike that costs from 50,000.00Rp (RM14) to 85,000Rp (RM23), you could flag down a metered taxi that starts with a flag fall of 6,000Rp (RM2). Most taxi trips cost about 20,000Rp (RM6) to 90,000Rp (RM24) if you are not leaving town. Alternatively, hire a driver for a full day of sightseeing from 450,000Rp (RM120) to 750,000Rp (RM200).
    • You could get flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bali from as low as RM199. Package deals for return flights and two nights stay in a nice hotel starts from RM399/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Bali:
      d’Lima Hotel & Villas, 3-star, from RM79/night
      Park Regis, Kuta, 4-star, from RM165/night
      The Widyas Luxury Villa, 4.5-star, from RM364/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at the Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, 5-star, from RM653/night.
  • 3. Lombok, Indonesia

    • 20 minutes away from Bali is Lombok, the quieter, less developed and equally affordable alternative. You might find Senggigi a tad bit more expensive but look around and you will find inexpensive places. You could easily get a meal for 50,000Rp (RM14) and large beers for 30,000Rp (RM8). For car rentals, expect to foot about 150,000Rp (RM40) to 175,000Rp (RM47) while the price range for hiring a driver is 350,000Rp (RM94) to 700,000Rp (RM188) for a day.
    • Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Lombok from as low as RM209. Alternatively, package deals for return flights and two nights stay in a nice hotel starts from RM579/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Lombok:
      Villa Sayang Boutique Hotel and Spa, 3-star, from RM199/night
      Pacific Beach Cottages Lombok, 3-star, from RM121/night
      The Jayakarta Lombok Hotel & Spa, 3.5-star, from RM250/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at The Chandi Boutique Resort 4* from RM540/night.
  • 4. Krabi, Thailand

    • Krabi is slightly more expensive than other areas in Thailand; however prices in general are much, much lower than in the West. So how much spending money to bring? This depends on how active you are planning on being: by far the greatest expense you will encounter here are the sightseeing tours and/ or daily transport rental (car, boat). Below we list some average prices in Thai Baht to help you plan your budget:
    • Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi starts from as low as RM60.51. Besides that, package deals of return flights and two nights stay in a nice hotel starts from RM414/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Krabi:
      Srisuksant Reosrt, 4-star, from RM167/night
      Beyond Resort Krabi, 4-star, from RM248/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at the Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi, 4.5-star, from RM473/night.
  • 5. Phuket, Thailand

    • Phuket is Thailand's largest island and perhaps its most famous. It is a popular destination for many travellers as it has many high end resorts, beautiful beaches, bars, restaurants, and a variety of activities. Here are some sample expenses in Thai Baht which come from the budgets of actual travellers:
      One Day Boat Tour: B900.00
      Longtail Taxi (for Two): B300.00
      Casual Dinner (for Two): B289.00
      Thai Noodles: B90.00
      Taxi from Airport to Phuket Town: B250.00
      Beer: B85.00
      Water: B13.00
    • You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket from as low as RM79. Package deals of return flights and two nights stay in a nice hotel starts from RM349/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Phuket:
      Horizon Patong Beach Resort & Spa, 3.5-star, from RM166/night
      Banthai Beach Resort and Spa, 4-star, from RM239/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at the Amari Phuket, 4-star, from RM777/night.
  • 6. Koh Samui, Thailand

    • Ko Samui is an island of the eastern shore of Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand. It's a relatively large island and on of the most popular on the eastern side of the country. You can choose to either fly into Ko Samui or arrive by boat. The airport is about a twenty minute ride from Chaweng and costs about 120 baht for the ground transportation. Here are some sample expenses in Thai Baht which come from the budgets of actual travellers:
      Scooter Rental: B75.00
      Gas for Scooter: B40.00
      Island Tour (Six Hours): B2,700.00
      Airport Taxi: B440.00
      Casual Lunch (for Two): B215.00
      Taxi- Na Thon Pier to Lamai Beach: B420.00
      Minibus- Airport to Chaweng: B120.00
    • You could fly from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani from as low as RM79.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Koh Samui:
      Phangan Island View Hotel, 3-star, RM99/night
      The Sarann, 4.5-star, from RM268/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at the Sandalwood Luxury Villas, 5-star, from RM583/night.
  • 7. Boracay, Philippines

    • Compared to elsewhere in Asia such as Phuket or Goa or Bali, Boracay Island is more of a mid-range destination for costs. There are fast-food restaurants and many Filipino places where all the locals eat that are quite cheap, but once you sit down at a restaurant on or near the beach the price goes up. A budget meal could cost about RM10 while beers could cost from RM4 to RM9. Tuk tuk from ferry port to hotels range from RM3 to RM12. As for massages and boat trips, expect to fork out between RM18 to RM34.
    • Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Boracay starts from as low as RM199. You could also get package deals of return flights and four nights stay in a nice hotel from RM645/pax.
    • Check out these recommended hotels in Boracay:
      Seabird International Resort and Country Club, 3-star, from RM144/night
      La Carmela de Boracay Resort Hotel, 3-star, from RM149/night
      More budget to splurge on hotels? You can pamper yourself at the Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel, 4-star, from RM504/night.
  • 8. Da Nang, Vietnam

    • Located midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and the largest city of Central Vietnam, Da Nang has grew to become a popular vacationing spot for those looking to explore the attractions of central Vietnam while soaking up the sun's rays on the city's beaches. Taxi rates are reasonable with the standard rate of a 28km ride to Hoi An at about 200,000 dong (RM31). Renting a motorbike to travel to Hoi An from Da Nang costs about 80,000 dong (RM12) -150,000 dong (RM23) per day from most hotel and rental companies here. Eating is cheap too. To reduce costs, try taking the bus or train.

8 ‘Cat Cafe’ Paling Unik Di Malaysia Yang Pasti Digilai Pencinta Kucing. Meow!

Cat Cafe ( if i can)

  • 1. Coffee Cottage, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

    • Coffee Cottage yang sudah beroperasi selama 2 tahun lebih ini mempunyai kelainan dan keunikan tersendiri. Baik dari sudut rekaan dalaman sehingga makanan serta minuman yang disediakan. Kafe ini juga menyediakan minuman kopi yang segar dan pelbagai hidangan istimewa termasuklah kek yang dijual dengan harga istimewa pada setiap hari Rabu. Selain makanan yang menarik, tentunya kafe ini juga menyediakan pelbagai jenis kucing yang gebu, comel dan membuatkan anda berasa geram apabila melihatnya. Paling best, buat bakal pengantin anda juga berpeluang untuk melakukan penggambaran pre-wedding di dalam kafe ini jika berkeinginan.

      Alamat: 1-1, Jalan SS15/8A, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
      Layari Facebook Coffee Cottage untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 2. Purradise Cat Cafe, TTDI, Kuala Lumpur

    • Purradise Cat Cafe, TTDI membawa konsep taman fantasi buat pengunjung yang datang. Hiasan dinding dan dekorasi kafe ini amat indah dan damai sekali. Suasana fantasi tersebut akan lebih dirasai saat anda bermanja dan bermain dengan kucing-kucing yang ada di sana. Kafe yang diusahakan sepasang kekasih ini juga boleh diibaratkan seperti "Syurga Kucing".

      Alamat: No. 24A (First Floor), Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
      Layari Facebook Purradise Cat Cafe untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 3. Panda Pet House, Shah Alam, Selangor

    • Shah Alam memang sudah terkenal dengan kafe-kafe moden yang ada di sana. Namun tahukah anda, di Shah Alam juga terdapat sebuah cat cafe yang patut anda kunjungi! Konsep yang digunakan adalah konsep colourful yang mana amat sesuai untuk kanak-kanak. Ruang dinding kafe ini dipenuhi dengan lukisan tangan yang cantik dan berwarna-warni. Buat ibu bapa, kafe ini mungkin pilihan anda untuk meluangkan masa bersama anak-anak. Kafe ini bukan sahaja menyediakan kucing untuk menjadi 'teman' anda di sana nanti, malah turut menyediakan pelbagai jenis binatang comel yang lain termasuklah arnab. 

      Alamat: Blok 2 Wisma Alifya Alam Alami Seksyen 13, 40100, Shah Alam, Malaysia
      Layari Facebook Panda Pet House untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 4. Malaysia CAT CAFE, Port Dickson

    • Malaysia CAT CAFE dibuka sekitar tahun 2015. Menariknya di kafe ini, gambar-gambar kucing yang comel digantung pada dinding buat santapan mata para pengunjung yang sedang menikmati hidangan di sini. Selain dibenarkan untuk bergambar dan bermain dengan kucing-kucing yang ada, para pengunjung juga berpeluang untuk mengambil kucing di sini sebagai adopted cat. Sekiranya anda berniat untuk bercuti di Port Dickson, apa kata selitkan sekali Malaysia CAT CAFE di dalam itinerary anda nanti.

      Alamat: No.37 jln 2/1 Bdr Dataran Segar, Lukut 71010, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
      Layari Facebook Malaysia CAT CAFE untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 5. Purrfect Cat Cafe, Pulau Pinang

    • Bagi orang-orang Pulau Pinang dan utara pula, anda boleh berkunjung ke Purrfect Cat Cafe. Anda bukan saja dapat bermain dengan kucing-kucing yang ada di sini, malah di sini juga terdapat pelbagai jenis cenderahati yang boleh anda bawa pulang nanti. Namun, terdapat beberapa rules yang perlu anda ikuti untuk memastikan keselesaan anda dan keselamatan kucing-kucing yang ada. Ruang kafe ini juga sangat minimalis dan sesuai untuk anda serta keluarga berkunjung pada hujung minggu. Menariknya, gelas yang dihidangkan untuk anda pun berbentuk kepala kucing!

      Alamat: 53, Jalan Muntri, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
      Layari Facebook Penang CAT CAFE untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 6. CATS Cafe, Johor Bahru

    • Kami yakin orang Johor pasti sudah kenali CATS Cafe di Johor Bahru ini. Ini kerana kafe ini adalah kafe kucing pertama yang dibuka di negeri itu. Dari awal pembukaannya sehingga kini, ia dikatakan sentiasa penuh dengan pencinta kucing. Konsep dan dekorasi kafe ini juga agak berlainan kerana ia memaparkan konsep alam semulajadi. Terdapat beberapa dekorasi seperti tiang yang dijadikan sebagai batang pokok dan jambatan kecil di atas pokok tersebut. Kedengaran menarik bukan?

      Alamat: 31A Jalan Abdul Samad Lorong 2C, Johor Bahru
      Layari CATS Cafe JB - Cats At Their Sanctuary untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 7. Whims Cat Cafe, Kuantan, Pahang

    • Whims Cat Cafe atau juga dikenali sebagai WHIMS Cattery merupakan Cat CafĂ© & Hotel yang pertama dibuka di Kuantan. Konsep yang diketengahkan oleh kafe ini pula adalah konsep ala hipster. Selain mempunyai kucing-kucing yang comel dan manja, kafe ini juga menyediakan pelbagai jenis makanan yang sangat enak. Antara yang popular di sini adalah hidangan desserts dan floats yang lain dari yang lain. Selain itu, kafe ini juga menyediakan bahan bacaan dan juga pelbagai jenis board games. Memangbest!

      Alamat: Lot B60 Lorong Indera Mahkota 15/18 25200 Kuantan, Pahang 
      Layari Facebook Whims Ktn untuk maklumat lanjut.
  • 8. Meow Meow Cafe, Kuching, Sarawak

    • Buat orang-orang Sarawak pula, anda boleh berkunujung ke Meow Meow Cafe untuk merasai pengalaman bermain bersama kucing ketika menjamu selera. Kafe ini juga merupakan kafe kucing pertama di Sarawak. Ruang makan dan santai bersama kucing di sini diasingkan bagi memastikan tahap kebersihan kafe tersebut. Ruang khas yang dibuat untuk bermain dengan kucing tersebut juga sangat cantik dan kemas. Selain itu, pelbagai jenis baka kucing yang disediakan di sini. Semuanya comel-comel belaka.

      Alamat: Lot 2641, Ground Floor, Jalan Green, 93400, Kuching, Sarawak
      Layari Facebook Meow Meow Cafe untuk maklumat lanjut.