Travelling During the RMCO: 5 Places to
Visit in Port Dickson
Being on partial lockdown during the MCO has evoked the wanderlust in us and made us realize the value of being able to travel freely, to meet and experience different faces and places, and how this brings irreplaceable joy and new meaning to our otherwise confined lives. Since the interstate travel ban was lifted and the RMCO was introduced, local travel destinations and hotels have gradually reopened their doors to welcome local guests.
One hotspot for Malaysians that compels them to satisfy their wanderlust with its many tourist attractions, and to indulge in some Cuti-Cuti Malaysia during the RMCO, would be the beautiful seaside township of Port Dickson. Just an hour away from Kuala Lumpur, the beaches of Port Dickson is a favourite destination for Malaysians who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With magnificent sea views and a harmonious atmosphere, it is home to 18km stretches of beautiful Port Dickson beaches that are fringed by palm trees and casuarinas.
This seaside town has plenty of hidden gems to offer aside from its gorgeous Port Dickson beaches. We have listed 5 Port Dickson attractions that Malaysians may not be aware of and should definitely check out during their next RMCO getaway to the Port Dickson beaches. With its sun, sea and sand, the beaches of Port Dickson could actually be your safest destination of choice, with its open space, ample sunlight and fresh air, not to mention the countless Port Dickson attractions that has new surprises in store for their visitors every day!
Here are a few fun-filled Port Dickson attractions not to be missed on your next RMCO getaway to the Port Dickson beaches:
Pantai Cahaya Negeri
One of PD’s largest beaches, Pantai Cahaya Negeri is well known for its natural beauty, ample public facilities and good infrastructure, including an artificial cape that houses a recreational park lined with picnic gazebos. You also get to enjoy a brilliant view of PD beaches from a nearby watchtower.
Location: Pantai Cahaya Negeri is located between 5th and 6th mile of Port Dickson. It is about 11.5km away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Address: 5, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
Teluk Kemang Beach
Teluk Kemang Beach is definitely one of the most popular Port Dickson Beaches. It is where most hotels and resorts are situated. Not to mention there are plenty of interesting Port Dickson attractions nearby the Teluk Kemang Beach, including Army Museum, Teluk Kemang Observatory, PD Ostrich & Pet Shows Farm, Wan Loong Chinese Temple and Pusat Ikan Hiasan.
Location: Teluk Kemang Beach is located between 7th and 8th mile of Port Dickson. It is about 6km away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Address: 23, Jalan 3/10, Taman Intan Perdana, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Attractions Nearby Teluk Kemang Beach
Teluk Kemang Observatory
PD Ostrich & Pets Show Farm
Wan Loong Chinese Temple
Blue Lagoon Beach Port Dickson
Also known as Tanjung Biru by the locals, the Blue Lagoon Beach Port Dickson is an Instagrammers’ favourite as the nearby Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve serves as a perfect backdrop for insta-worthy shots. The water here is also calm and shallow, making Blue Lagoon Beach Port Dickson ideal for family with children.
Location: Blue Lagoon Beach Port Dickson is located at the base of Cape Rachado adjacent to Pantai Cermin, about 17km south of PD town. It is about 3.8km away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Address: Batu 10, Jalan Pantai, Si Rusa, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Another popular Port Dickson attraction is of course PD Waterfront, one of the most popular Port Dickson beaches around. With many international and local franchises starting operations at PD Waterfront, it has also become the ideal choice for wholesome family activities like kite flying and more.
Location: Situated at 1st Mile of Port Dickson, PD Waterfront is at the center of Port Dickson town facing the sea of Pulau Arang. It is about 18.5km away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Address: 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Cape Rachado Lighthouse
Located in the hilly area of the gazetted Tanjung Tuan forest reserve and wildlife sanctuary, the historic Cape Rachado lighthouse is a popular bird-watching spot and is said to be the oldest lighthouse in Malaysia. The peak of Cape Rachado boasts what some say may be the most breathtaking view of the Port Dickson beaches, along with lush foliage below and stunning granite formation along its coast.
Location: About 17km from Port Dickson town, the Cape Rachado Lighthouse is located in Tanjung Tuan. It is about 4.1km away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Address: 71050, Malacca, Malaysia, Port Dickson
To some of us, despite the dire desire to travel again, it may still seem rather unnerving to venture out during this period of RMCO. The best way to minimize the health risks of travelling while still enjoying a perfectly good time is to be more careful in selecting accommodations and hospitality service providers who prioritize the best health and sanitation practices while adhering to the latest RMCO SOPs put forth by our health authority.
Lexis Hotel Group has set in place highly comprehensive cleaning and safety measures that can effectively safeguard you and your loved ones from check-in to check-out. Known for their one-of-a-kind water villas with attached private pools and private steam rooms, a getaway to one of their private water villas allows you to enjoy a splashing fun time under the sunny blue sky, with a view of the cerulean sea and beautiful Port Dickson beaches, while still maintaining a perfectly safe social distance from the daunting crowds of Port Dickson visitors.
Can’t wait to rediscover the joy of a fun-filled beach vacation while exploring the various Port Dickson attractions? Start planning and book your next RMCO getaway at one of the spacious rooms and water villas at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson now!