A Complete Guide to Teluk Batik Beach

A Complete Guide to Teluk Batik Beach (+Tips!)

Yearning for the feeling of being in paradise during the summer? Then we’ve got just the place for you to check out!

Teluk Batik Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia, offering a different kind of escape to its visitors. Away from the touristy areas, Pantai Teluk Batik features untouched natural beauty that’s perfect for your next summer getaway.

To help paint a better picture, join us here as we dive deeper into the ins and outs of this beach, from where to eat, and stay, things to do and more! Let’s go!

Best Time to Go

The best time to go to Teluk Batik Beach is during Perak’s sunniest months (July and August) to fully enjoy the tropical paradise experience. During these months, you can expect clear and sunny skies, calm waters and most importantly, minimal chances of rain!

Keep in mind, however, that these months are also considered the peak season of Teluk Batik Beach, so expect to encounter more people during your visit. Furthermore, hotel and aeroplane rates tend to cost more during this season.

Meanwhile, if you’re looking for a more peaceful experience, we recommend visiting during the shoulder season, which is sometime between March and October. The weather is still pleasant during these months, but there’ll be slightly fewer crowds.

As a general rule of thumb, you should never visit during the off-season, which runs from November to February. Visiting during these months may be dangerous, as the currents tend to be stronger and there’s a higher chance of rainfall.

Things to Know

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit

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Language: Malay, English

Calling Code: +60

Address: 32200, Perak, Malaysia

How to Get There

Bus: Riding the bus is the cheapest public transportation you can take to Teluk Batik Beach. Luckily, tons of bus companies offer routes from the capital to Lumut and from there, you can either take a taxi or book a Grab ride to go to the beach.

Train: If you want to take the train, the nearest stop to drop off would be Lumut Train Station. Again, you can ride a taxi or book a Grab to go to Teluk Batik Beach from there.

If you’re coming from Kuala Lumpur, you can take the KTM ETS Train going to Lumut, which would take around 2 and a half hours.

Car rental: The most convenient and comfortable way is to rent your own car so that you can have the whole cabin to yourself and make as many stopovers as you want.

Furthermore, a ride to Perak from KL would only take around 3 and a half hours as long as you take the North-South Expressway (PLUS). From there you can take the 167 Lemut Exit and follow the signs leading to Pantai Teluk Batik.

Where to Stay

Candlelight Teluk Batik

Address: Pantai Teluk Batik, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +60 19-393 7529

Pricing: $$

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If you’re visiting with a loved one and you’re looking to celebrate something romantic, then Candlelight Teluk Batik is the best place for you! It features dainty and spacious rooms that can serve as your second home while you enjoy the tropical paradise that is Teluk Batik.

Furthermore, this hotel offers more than just a place to crash, as they also offer some of the coolest and most romantic dinner arrangements! So, if you’ve always wanted a nice candle-lit dinner with crashing waves serenading you, consider treating yourself and your spouse here!

Teluk Batik Campsite

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Address: A188, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +60 5-689 8800

Pricing: $

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Teluk Batik Campsite is perfect for those who want to save money on lodging or those who simply have a knack for staying in the great outdoors. It’s cheap, accessible and best of all, it provides its guests with an unobstructed view of the glistening sea of Teluk Batik!

Tons of visitors love to reconnect with nature during their visit to Teluk Batik, so what better way to do this than by staying overnight on the beach’s shore itself, right? All you have to do is set up your camp and you’re all set for the night—pretty neat!

Don’t worry though, you won’t be completely in the wilderness, as the site comes with public bathrooms and plug points for your devices. If you’re arriving via car, you can also attach a tent to your vehicle and enjoy an amazing car camping experience with your loved ones!

Teluk Batik Holiday Apartment

Address: G-2 Arcoris, 10, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Phone: +60 3-6419 8688

Pricing: $

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For those times when you want to cap off the day in a comfortable bed inside a serviced apartment, Teluk Batik Holiday Apartment is one of the best places to stay. This is also perfect if you’re visiting with kids or elders, or if you and the great outdoors just don’t mix well together.

The rooms here aren’t too shabby despite the cheap price point. They’re comfortable, spacious, and clean while featuring amenities like TVs, free Wi-Fi, en-suite toilet and bath and more!

Its location is perfect as well, as it’s virtually right in front of Teluk Batik Beach itself, making it easy for guests to dip into the nice refreshing water. This also means that guests will be treated to breathtaking views from their rooms!

Rockbund Fishing Chalet

Address: Marina Island, KM1, Jalan Utama Marina Island, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +60 16-558 0388

Pricing: $

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If you find the accommodation options in Teluk Batik a bit limited, you can make your way to the nearby Marina Island and check out Rockbund Fishing Chalet! 

The short travel will be worth it though, as you’ll get to stay in a well-maintained cabin that features comfy beds and all the usual hotel amenities.

Plus, the outdoor facilities make this place a great place to hold events such as birthdays and weddings. It’s also worth mentioning that this chalet is located by the bay so you’ll be treated to stunning views of the sea throughout your stay!

The Orient Star Resort

Address: Jln Damansara, Bukit Kiara, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Phone: +60 3-7932 6582

Pricing: $$

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If you’re looking for something a little fancier, you can make a quick drive across the other side of the island and stay at The Orient Star Resort! It’s a great resort if you want your stay to feel like a vacation thanks to its outdoor swimming pool, beachfront location and amazing rooms.

You can also indulge in a variety of local delicacies while you’re here by visiting its in-house restaurant! This restaurant serves an amazing buffet spread for breakfast, lunch and dinner—pretty amazing, right?

Where to Eat

Medan Ikan Bakar Teluk Muroh ( Lumut, Perak )

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Address: Medan Ikan Bakar Teluk Muroh, Jalan OBS, Teluk Batik, 32100 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +60 13-411 1603

Pricing: $


You can’t leave Teluk Batik Beach without trying some of the scrumptious seafood delicacies in the area. For this need, we recommend checking out Medan Ikan Bakar Teluk Muroh thanks to its combination of great atmosphere and equally amazing food.

Among their delicious seafood offerings, we recommend the fired squid the most! This tasty delicacy comes complete with a dipping sauce that perfectly complements the distinct flavour of the fresh squid.

Furthermore, the restaurant is located by the sea so you can enjoy a nice breeze, as you’re feasting on your favourite seafood!

Warung Ibu Jalan Teluk Batik

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Address: 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +60 19-449 3470

Pricing: $


Warung Ibu Jalan Teluk Batik is a superb restaurant you should check out if you’re looking to immerse yourselves in authentic Malaysian cuisine. It’s a humble no-frills eatery that features staples such as nasi lemak, roti canai, mee goreng and more.

The restaurant is best visited early in the morning, as most of their dishes are perfect for breakfast. So if your itinerary is full of activities, it would be best to start here to energize and prepare yourself for an adventure-filled day!

Restoran Silaturrahim

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Address: 136, A186, 32200 Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

Pricing: $


The best thing about eating in Lumut is that you can eat a full meal without even getting close to breaking the bank—case in point, Restoran Silaturrahim. Don’t be fooled by this restaurant’s price point, however, as their dishes are of high quality!

Leave it to the locals to tell you that Restoran Silaturrahim serves some of the most delicious homecooked Malaysian meals in Lumut or dare we say, the entire state of Perak! Trust us, you’ll immediately understand why once you get a whiff of what they’re cooking in the kitchen.

If you’re overwhelmed by the amount of food presented in this restaurant, take our advice and go for their nasi campur. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for something that will satisfy your seafood cravings, then the squid and shrimp in chilli paste should be right up your alley!

What to Do in Teluk Batik Beach

Get your summer tan on

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Teluk Batik Beach is one of the best places to get that golden tan look while you’re in Malaysia, especially if you’re planning to visit from July to August! During these months, the sun will shine its brightest, turning Teluk Batik Beach into one gigantic natural tanning bed.

You can also chill by the swing found on the shore if you want to do something more than just lay down and wait for your skin to turn golden brown. Just be careful not to sit on the swing too long to avoid getting an uneven tan!

Take a refreshing dip

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Nothing quite gets the job done of cooling down during a hot summer day than getting soaked in the beach, and thankfully, Teluk Batik’s waters are ultra-refreshing! This glistening sea features turquoise waters, which makes swimming all the more enjoyable and comfortable.

Plus, the water is notably calm, especially during the peak season, so you won’t have to worry about strong waves ruining your relaxing dip. This also makes it more accessible for kids and elders, so the whole family can enjoy the beach!

Chill by the shore

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You don’t even have to go into the water to enjoy Teluk Batik! With some lounge chairs, you can find a spot by the shore and relax as you admire a beautiful view while listening to the sound of waves crashing into the shore.

Meanwhile, if you’re bringing children, you can promote their creativity by letting them build their sandcastles! If that’s not enough to satisfy their sensory skills, you can take them on a scavenger hunt and look for colourful pebbles, seashells and other washed-up treasures.

Also, just a pro tip: visit the shore at around 4:00 PM to get a glimpse of one of the most beautiful sunsets in Malaysia!

Ride a high-speed jet ski

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If you’re looking for something more exciting, you can ride a jet ski and zoom through the waves of Teluk Batik Beach! There aren’t a lot of things in the world that will make you feel an adrenaline rush like riding these speedy water vehicles so it’s worth trying while you’re here.

Get flipped on your head by riding a banana boat

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Don’t get us wrong, riding a jet ski at full speed in the open water is fun and all, but it’s much better to experience it with friends. Fortunately, you can experience the same speed and thrill by riding a banana boat!

The caveat here is that at the end of the ride, you and your friends will be flipped on your heads, leaving you drenched in the cooling water of the sea—all part of the fun!

Apps to Download for a Trip to Teluk Batik Beach

Travel Malaysia: A pocket travel guide to Malaysia

iOs | Android

Maps.me: Offline map of the world

iOs | Android

XE Currency App: Real-time currency exchange rate app

iOs | Android

Grab: Ride-hailing app of Southeast Asia

iOs | Android

Google Translate: word translation with offline capabilities

iOs | Android

CatchThatBus: Bus ticket booking app