Pantai Cahaya Bulan Beach Kelantan
Kelantan's most famous beach
about 10km north of Kota Bharu is the Pantai Cahaya Bulan (Moonlight
Beach) which has sparkling, shimmering sand. Once called the Beach of Passionate Love or Pantai
Cinta Berahi it is fringed by swaying casuarinas and coconut palms.
The beach stretches to about 1.2km. Cahaya Bulan Beach is definately a croud puller during the
weekends, popular among the local to bath under the sun and cherish the tranquility offered by
the natural beauty of the coastal East Coast. The abundance of cultural and artistic shops
decorating the path to Cahaya Bulan Beach adding to its charm and beauty to this stretch of
Formerly known as the Beach of Passionate Love or Pantai Cinta Berahi, this is a picture post
card beach. The name was then changed to the current name, which means the “Moonlight Beach”.
This lovely stretch of shimmering sand is perhaps Kelanian’s most famous beach. Its warm golden
sands and crystal blue waters amidst tall and graceful palms encourages one to just lay on the
sand and bask in the sun. Fringed by swaying casuarinas and coconut palms, providing the ideal
place for picnics, camping and relaxation. It is the perfect getaway for the world-weary.
This is Kelantan’s most famous beach. Located just 9.6km from Kota Baru, Pantai Cahaya Bulan is a
beautiful place and the perfect place for tired souls to soak up some sun and let the sea breeze
and sounds of the surf ease their troubled minds.
A lovely stretch of sandy beach fringed by tall casuarinas and coconut palms, Pantai Cahaya Bulan
is ideal for a picnic or simply a stroll along the beach. If you are staying over, there are
chalets for you. There are also many food stalls to fill hungry stomachs!
How to Reach there:
Get to the beach by taking SKMK Bus No 10. The pick-up point is at the Central Market. A bus
leaves every 20 to 25 minutes.
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Kota Bharu ~ PCB Beach-0.4 km
Tiaw Im Si Buddhist Temple-8.4 km
Hindu temple-9.6 km
Buddhist Temple-12.8 km
State Museum-8.9 km
Kelantan's Museum-8.9 km
Methodist Church-9.7 km
SMK Kota from Hibiscus Park-13.1 km
Chipo Waterfall National Park-37.0 km
Budo -Sungai Padi Mountains National Park-47.7 km
BSN ATM-10.5 km
BSN Mini Branch and ATM-11.3 km