About 15 kilometers north of Kuantan is Balok Beach , a popular venue for windsurfing. Catch the many stunts and antics of amateur and professional windsurfers as they boldly challenge the rolling waves of Balok Beach. The beach is acknowledged as one of the 10 best beaches in the world by the international wind-surfing and kite-surfing sportsmen. Balok hosts the Balok Wind Challenge or Kuantan Challenge annually and participated by top sportsmen and women from all over the world.
Many of the activities here revolve around the string of international resorts and hotels that line the beach. The beach is famous for its seafood and Thai food restaurants.
Water sports : kayaking, jetskiing
Sports activities : volleyball, beach football, netball, table-tennis, sepak takraw, etc.