The small town of Cherating is best known as an idyllic village beach. It's popular with travellers looking for a seaside getaway where they can rest and enjoy nature such as with Cherating's river cruise and turtle sanctuary. However, Cherating is also the surfing capital of Malaysia.
In fact, local and international surfers flock to Cherating to hit the waves every surfing season. While the waves are small the rest of the year, they are suitable for beginners. If surfing is on your bucket list, read on to know why Cherating is a must-visit for you.