Have you been to Pekan? It is a town located about 45 kilometers from Kuantan, Pahang. Interestingly about the town, it is not only the Royal Town of Pahang but it is also the birthplace of the sixth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato ‘Seri Najib Tun Razak. More from the town is also a city that is home to the country’s automotive vehicle assembly factories world-renowned brands such as Mercedes Benz.
According to the stories of the elders and the locals here, the town got its name from a type of flower called ‘Bunga Pekan’. It was believed that the Pahang River was covered by flowers. But there is another story that made more sense, which is where it says the town got its name from the ‘pekan’ itself. ‘Pekan’ means small town, market or place where people buy and sell. On the banks of the Pahang River community placements are often made long time ago. So the trade would be done there.
Down the path Kuantan – Pekan, easy to find a four-star hotel located on the banks of the Pahang River. ncasa Royale Pekan is a 7 story boutique hotels poised to be the jewel of the Ancasa Hotels & Resorts chain. Set out to offer its guests gracious Malaysia hospitality. Luxurious 4-star resort located in Kampung Peramu, Jalan Kuantan-Pekan, the main city Kuantan just half an hour away. Incorporating the latest services and facilities, the distinctive Malay architectural design brings a unique heritage daily to the resort.
The resort is surrounded by the Royal Family Residence, features on 133 rooms comprising 125 of Deluxe Premier room, 2 of Junior Suite room, 4 of Executive Suite room and 1 of Presidential Suite and Royale Suite room. AnCasa Hotel not only offers comfort and luxury, but it is also suitable for those who want to organize a seminar or team building.
Bicycles are also available for those who wish to cycle around the hotel area covering 2.5 hectares.
More info on the hotel:
Ancasa Royale River Resort & Spa Pekan Pahang
No. 2670, Kampung Peramu,
Tol free number: 1-300-88-0032