Port Dickson (PD) is about a 30 minute drive by car from Seremban and it is most known for its 18 kms of beaches from Tanjung Gemuk to Tanjung Tuan.
Because of this it is a very popular holiday destination in the weekends for visitors from Kuala Lumpur and is fast becoming a hot property investment option for many Singaporeans.
Historically PD started out as a charcoal producer and was later developed into a port by the British. It is home to two major oil refineries and is also known as the “Army town” as there many Malaysian Army camps in the area.
It is a great place to chill out for a few days with fresh seafood options on offer everywhere, from restaurants to warungs.
Accommodation prices range as there are many luxurious water-front hotels as well as local Homestay, the choice is yours.
The waterfront district has a great shopping area for when it gets too hot at the beach and also a large array of restaurants, including well-known fast food outlets like McDonalds.
You can also visit the incredibly cool army museum which shows the history of Malaysia’s armed forces and battles.They even have a pretend underground tunnel that you can wander through.
From KL it is about a one hour drive by car and it is rumoured that a proposed fast rail link may be built in the future which will make the destination even more popular.