Kapas Island Online


Kapas Island or fondly known as Pulau Kapas is a resort island located off the coast of Marang town of Terengganu in Peninsular Malaysia. Kapas is the Malay word for cotton and this does not mean that you can find a lot of cotton here.

Kapas was used to reflect the white, sandy beaches of the island and that is what you will come to expect when visiting here.

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Travelling to Kapas Island

One thing to note, Kapas Island has a very small land size. It is only about 1.5 by 2.5 kilometer in size which means that you can actually get around on foot quite easily before completing the entire island. As it is located along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia,

Kapas Island is among those that are open to the monsoon season that comes around October to March every year, bringing along a lot of rain that causes rough seas. As such, the best time to visit and when there are a lot of foreign and local tourists here would be around March to June.

Kapas Island is typically an island paradise which is great for those who want to have a holiday under the sun, along the beach and into the seas.

Its main attraction here is the white sands and the coral reefs which make for great snorkelling while it is one of the best scuba diving sites in the regions as well, bringing in thousands of divers from across the world each year to enjoy the sea creatures and the amazing water life.