Top things to do

Cafe in Cherating

Ombok Surf Cafe

Doubling as a surf school when the monsoon winds blow and run by seasoned surfer staff, this enjoyable spot is a great choice for breakfast, brunch or lunch served on paint-splattered tables. The menu includes dishe…
Beach in Cherating

Beach

This gorgeous length of sand goes on for a long distance north of Club Med. It's much quieter and more serene than Cherating Beach, with golden sand and supreme views. Take a left before you reach Club Med or take o…
Animal Sanctuary in Cherating

Turtle Sanctuary

The animal-friendly but small turtle sanctuary next to Club Med has a few basins with baby and rehabilitating green turtles, and can offer information about the laying and hatching periods. For the full turtle exper…
Bar in Cherating

Cherating Beach Bar

At the time of research, this beachfront option was being rebuilt closer to the action, but its predecessor was a fun spot and the main drinking hub, with the pace picking up after sunset, complemented by good cockt…
Live Music in Cherating

Surf Club

Live music is played most nights from 10pm at this rather brash two-level bar and restaurant which occupies a prime location as you come into the village.
International in Cherating

Don’t Tell Mama Eco Bar

Don’t Tell Mama is best known for its legendary burgers but there are plenty of other options on the menu including vegetarian ones. With its cool beachside shack set-up, reggae music and friendly service it's easy …
Malaysian in Cherating

Nabill Café

Eat where the locals do and save a handful of ringgit. Choose your fresh seafood then watch it get grilled in a delicious spicy sambal.
Chinese in Cherating

Duyong Restaurant

Once located on the beach and now set beside the river, Duyong is a decent enough place for Chinese and Thai food, or a drink.