Overlooking the Strait of Malacca, in Malaysia, Port Dickson is a picturesque destination located just an hour away from Kuala Lumpur. This wonderful coastal town is a favored weekend and holiday destination for many. Known for its lovely beaches and a wide range of water sports, Port Dickson sees a number of visitors all around the year. There are numerous accommodation facilities available around the beaches in Port Dickson, as well as several Muslim-friendly facilities, making it a promising halal-friendly destination.
The beaches in Port Dickson span over several miles and are great for enjoyment and relaxation. The Cape Rachado lighthouse was built in the 16th century by the Portuguese and till date is operational. During the months from September to March visitors can get a chance to spot different migratory birds around the cape. Fort Lukut is another attraction in Port Dickson. The fort was built in the mid-19th century and today visitors can see the remains of an old palace around the area.
Port Dickson also offers some good shopping. There is a bustling night market held every Saturday night close to the town center. Other places to shop in Port Dickson are Billion Shopping Centre, Oceanic Mall, TF Value, etc.
The nearest airport to Port Dickson is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, which is about 40km from the town. The best way to get from the airport to Port Dickson is by hiring a taxi. Depending on the service provider, a one-way taxi fare can cost from RM95 to RM150.
There are quite a number of halal restaurants in Port Dickson and finding one is never a problem. Some good Muslim-friendly restaurants in Port Dickson are Restoran Mutiara Seafood Village, Pantai Ria Restaurant Chinese Muslim, Kim's Seafood Palace, Restoran Chardin Sea View Seafood Village, etc.
There are several mosques in Port Dickson. The most popular mosques in Port Dickson are Masjid Kg Sawah, Masjid Chuah, Masjid Kg Jaging, Masjid Lukut P.d, etc.
Things to Do and See in Port Dickson
- Cape Rachado
- Fort Lukut
- Army Museum
- PD Waterfront
- Ostrich Farm