Port Dickson is a popular travel destination located in the coastal district of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The average 5-star hotel in Port Dickson (PD) cost approximately 90 per night. The average cost for a PD hotel is $40 per night for 3-star hotels. This makes traveling to Port Dickson an affordable place to relax on the beach. Read all about the local attractions and activities that make the area popular with tourists and locals.
Cape Rachado Lighthouse
This is a popular destination because it is an old lighthouse that was originally built in 1817 and restored in 1863. Enjoy clear views of the Straits of Malacca from above the sea. It is also the perfect place to witness a spectacular sunset. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the beauty of the surrounding scenery. Tourists and locals also climb the lighthouse for bird watching activities.
Fort Kempas is a small historical complex best known for its ancient tombs. The tomb of Sheikh Ahmad Majnun was a Muslim missionary who was killed in battle during the 14th century. His followers believe he was once an apostle. Next to the tomb you will see an assortment of interesting stones that date back to the second century.
PD Local Activities
The best place for water activities is located at the Sea Sun Water Sports Center in Bagan Pinang. They offer windsurfing lessons and a variety of rentals such as banana boats, jet skis and canoes. Visit the Fishermen’s Depot if you are interested in fishing for queen fish, pomfret and stingrays. PD Sports and Outdoors offers go carts for rental. If you are a golf enthusiast, there are several golf clubs in the area.
Weng Yin Seafood Village
This popular Chinese restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating and a wide variety of seafood. They serve four different types of crab that includes honey, black pepper, sweet and sour and Kam Heong. There are three kinds of fish to choose from with sides such as vegetables, soup and bean curds. The restaurant is open from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. during the week. Weekend hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Weng Yin Seafood Village also offers a variety of fried grouper fish entrees. The restaurant offers a family-type atmosphere with prices higher than other restaurants in the area.
Kal Hoe Restaurant
This local restaurant is a great place to hang out during late weekend nights where they serve a variety of beers. It is also famous for its “German Knuckle” with locals and tourists alike. The restaurant offers good food at great prices and includes entrees such as fish cake topped with crispy chicken bits. The casual atmosphere makes it a popular spot for beach goers who want fast service. The large portions and cheap food prices make visitors want to return time and again.
Malaysia is a great place to travel with the entire family for a vacation that does not cost a lot of money for food and hotels.