Discovering Malaysia with your own (rented) car is highly recommanded because it is a safe and pleasant country. Officially you need an international drivers license but it's not a disaster if forgotten.
Around Pulau Kapas on the mainland there is plenty to see. Along the coast of Terengganu is a string of fishing villages, where colourful handmade batik can often be found.
One of the most beautiful golf courses in the world are here to be found.
Inland you will find Lake Kenyir (Tasik Kenyir), situated only 55 km from Kuala Terengganu and Asia’s largest man made lake, which offers you good fishing and nature-based activities. It's a perfect setting for jungle trekking and a relaxed swim at the waterfalls.
Terengganu, is perhaps most famous for its beautiful coral islands. Swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving are highly enjoyable. The Central Market or locally known as Pasar Payang located by the Terengganu River is one of the most popular tourist spots in Kuala Terengganu. The market offers a variety of traditional handcrafts such as batik, silk and sonket.
Also fruits, vegetables and other fresh products such as fish and chicken can be found.