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I took a comfortable KKKL coach from Singapore to Port Dickson. SHIOK AH!
Mee Rebus for RM$4.After a simple breakfast, off we continue our journey to PORT DICKSON (PD)!!!!!!!!!!!!! We left Singapore around 730am and reached Port Dickson around 12 noon. That totals to about a bus journey of 4.5 hours inclusive of 1 rest stop for breakfast.
Once we reached our hotel, we couldn’t check in as the room was not ready yet. Therefore, we decided to head to PD’s town to grab some food first. A one way 10 minute taxi from our hotel to PD’s town is priced at a horrendous amount of RM$30. OH MY GOD!
That aside, we settled for a simple lunch at Pak Hailam Kopitiam.
My awesome sweet sweet 3 layer milk tea! Reminds me of MongKok Dim Sum.
Chicken balls with mushroom sauce.
There isn’t really any proper shopping mall in PD town. There’s a TF Value-Mart which is like a very small supermarket with some stalls outside of the supermarket that sells mostly Muslim batik.I happened to walk past a beautiful peacock painting on the floor! It says Happy Deepavali.
This Rainbow shop along PD town is the nicest to shop because it’s big and has all my favourite soft toys, cups, bags, watches, caps, hairbands, etc.
There you go, my stitch loots =D
Luckily, there’s bowling there!
Woohoo I’m getting better and better at bowling.
Oh yes, PD town happens to hold an international watersports competition as well. However, I did not stay to watch the competition as the weather was really hot and I had no idea what time the competition would start as well. Thereafter, we took the very expensive 10 minute taxi back to our hotel to check in. OH MY GOD another RM$30 taxi money fly away within minutes.
We reached our hotel around 515pm and collected our refreshing and icy cool welcome drink.
Finally, we checked in to our room around 530pm. The partially open bathroom is really huge and comfortable! However, the bathtub is a little bit small.
We stayed in room 601, Avillion Port Dickson Water Chalet.
The room is also spacious and has a really high ceiling.
You could feel the sun on your bed lor!
It’s my very first time staying at a water chalet. Hehe.
High tide can see moving waters, low tide can see dry sands.
All in all, it’s a wooden theme room!
For interested readers, you could read up on the above 4 pages of Avillion Port Dickson’s story! Oh yes, PD is very near to Seremban as well.
After settling down, I changed into my newly bought white PD T-shirt for RM$15. Lucky me managed to catch a beautiful sunset!~
There are also a couple of artworks and paintings near the lift area.
Time flies and it’s dinner time soon – we took a 10 to 15 minute walk from our hotel to the nearby night market for our dinner.
We chose Restoran Anak Bapak Corner for a cheap and sumptuous dinner. We only spent a total of RM$27.50 for all the food!!!!!!!!! CHEAP TO THE MAX!!!!!!!!!
Sambal kang kong and fried rice.
Fried sotongs and beef noodles soup.
I felt super shiok after the cheap and delicious dinner. Next up – SHOPPING AT PD’s NIGHT MARKET!!!!!!!!!!! Although it’s quite small, I managed to grab two items!
Item 1: A long fire red beach dress for RM$30
Item 2: A black PD T-shirt for RM$25
After some satisfying shopping, we walked back to our hotel to bathe before coming down again for drinks – White Wine and Singapore Sling cocktail! (with complimentary Indian crackers)
K.O. for the night~
Good Morning Avillion PD Day 2!
To kickstart the day, we had a decent buffet breakfast although the variety was quite limited.
Since it’s Malaysia, majority of the guests were probably Malaysians or Muslims. Therefore, no pork food for me =(
Cheese~ I saw a beautiful real peacock =)
It’s time for some tanning after a heavy breakfast!
Cochin pool is for adults only even though it’s only 1.2m deep.
The waters ain’t that blue; it’s just that the floor tiles are deep blue in colour and hence making the waters look so damn blue.
Happy me, happy jump shot!
There’s also a Riau beach area with lots of mini holes in the sands made by the mini crabbies!
I enjoyed the extremely vast and calm views of the sand and sea. It’s really relaxing and my first time looking at such a wide angle of a whole huge area of peaceful sea views! Thumbs up!
My misconception was that the beach areas in Malaysia would probably be quite dirty but I was so wrong; The beach was actually very vast and clean.
After checking out, we left our bags at the hotel’s lobby and went for our lunch at the hotel’s Crow’s Nest Restaurant.
It’s a grand place! Reminds me of Royal Caribbean Cruise!
Baked salmon pesto and club sandwich.
This trip is overall relaxing and slow paced. Hope to be back in the future!