When the islands close its doors to the public and the divers retire, that’s when the surf boards hit the waves. The surf season usually starts from October/November to February/March. Typically the beaches on the East Coast becomes a no-entry danger zone during the monsoon season because of the relentless rain, angry winds and ferocious waves, but now it just means it’s a good day to go surfing.
The coastal areas on the East Coast of Malaysia have some pretty good shore-break and beach-break for a quick surfing fix. In Pahang, Cherating is by far one of the most popular places to surf in Malaysia.