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Pantai Merdeka

Jalan Merbok, Sungai Petani 08000, Malaysia
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If you like beer, don;t go

The entire facility is alcohol free, if you are not - don't go. We ate at the resort restaurant... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Joseph H
Shenzhen, China
nothing special

the beach not clean and there is no wall.about 20 years ago you can walk to the beach and the waves... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Kuala Lumpur
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good48%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“boat ride” (3 reviews)
“sea breeze” (2 reviews)
Jalan Merbok, Sungai Petani 08000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The entire facility is alcohol free, if you are not - don't go. We ate at the resort restaurant and simply wanted a beer to go with the meal - a reasonable request for a venue listed as a resort. The entire facility is alcohol...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

the beach not clean and there is no wall.about 20 years ago you can walk to the beach and the waves will wash up to the beach at noon. there is no attraction here. just a normal beach. would not recommend to visit. better you...More

Thank EB O
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Pantai merdeka located in the mouth of the river of muda river at Sungai Petani. The beach side are good place for picnic and opposite the pantai merdeka is a small fish village.

2  Thank Michael_Teoh
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's been here twice as my local friend always bring me here when i'm going to meet him. It's nice place with breezy wind, you can see a lot of children playing around and it's cleanliness is okay. It's a great place to have a...More

Thank Youfor T
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The chalet is average. The facility not modern equipped. The beach not for swimming instead of locals spent for collecting shells or siput for cooking. I found this during my visit and decided to spent family time to do the same. It was good taste.

Thank Azizi7576
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A popular beach among locals due to being the only beach in southern​ Kedah especially during school holidays where alot of stalls are set up with variety of goods and souvenirs sold. Nothing interesting to suggest to a tourists though. You could take boat and...More

Thank mojamoja12
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The pantai was breezy and clean with lots of foods to eat and also things to buy. We have the big tall ice-kacang which was exceptional tall and delicious and the price - economy.

Thank liewjamie210960
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The beach is full of visitors, especially during the daytime. Many picnic with family and friends, especially on weekends. At night many people fishing from the shore in view of the quiet and calm.

Thank muhammadadliiffatx11
Reviewed 3 September 2016

we went on a family outing in the evening. The drive from Sg Petani was pleasant - abt 40 min drive. The sea was inviting though there were not many who were swimming. A few food stalls and before it gets dark there are many...More

Thank Bhupinder2010
Reviewed 27 August 2016

You can relax at pantai merdeka,picnic or enjoy local food. You also can swim there. Besides that, you can go to Tanjung dawai by boat. The price is rm 2/way..I really enjoy boating..hehe

Thank eijaa
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