Popularly known as the Gem of the East Coast, Terengganu is home to charming coastal villages and a wealth of traditional crafts which occupied by majority Malays population. Its people mostly live a peaceful life in coastal towns and fishing villages. Boat building, State Museum, a Foating Mosque, Amcient Palaces and Traditional handicraft activities such as Batik Painting and Songket Weaving can be observe around Kuala Terengganu, the capital city of the state. Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Lang Tengah, Pulau Redang, Pulau Duyung, Pulau Gemia and Pulau Kapas is well known for its powdery white sands, clear blue waters, naturally formed coral gardens, and spectacular marine lives. Today, many visitors head to Terengganu to escape the busy city life and participate in recreational and relaxation activities by the beautiful beaches and islands. Every year, many turtle species such as Olive Ridlyes and Leatherbacks come to nest on its beaches making Terengganu to be also known as the Land of Turtles.