Kuala Terengganu is on the eastern coast of the Malay Peninsula situated right on the Terengganu River. The city is home to unique attractions such as Masjid Terapung, a beautiful whitewashed mosque that floats on a lake, Taman Tamadun Islam, a park filled with models of famous Muslim landmarks, and the renowned Masjid Krystal, a stunning mosque made out of crystal, glass and steel. The state also hosts the prestigious annual yacht race, the Monsoon Cup. Just south of the city, you'll find the Tanjong Jara Resort. An elegant place steeped in Malay traditions with the welcoming spirit of the region. The resort rests along a golden crescent of sand lapped by turquoise waters that are home to an abundance of tropical fish. Enjoy a gentle climb up Jara Hill and capture panoramic views of the coast. Discover the Kenyir Elephant Conservation Village and bathe and play with elephants. Take a day trip to Tenggol Island and find paradise. Part of the Terengganu Marine Park, this island is celebrated for its white beaches, its colourful, untouched coral reefs and its diverse marine life. It's a world-class diving destination, with over 20 spectacular locations, and is considered by many to be one of the best in Malaysia. Journey below the waves and swim with rainbow coloured fish, turtles and more.