Air Batang, or Ayer Batang, or just ABC Village as it's better known, is one of the fairly slow-paced villages along the west coast of Pulau Tioman. ABC is located directly north of Kampong Tekek and south of Salang. ABC is the second-last stop on the ferry run from Mersing.
Traditionally, ABC is a backpacker hang-out, in part due to its various budget hotels and chalets, offering pretty basic accommodation at low prices, oftentimes offering fan-only rooms.
That said, quite a few chalets at ABC have upgraded their accommodations with air-con rooms in recent years and this is giving ABC a bit more stature and comfort than perhaps it was known for in the past.
The atmosphere ABC exudes is still one of laid-back stoning around the pleasant outback and easy hanging out. Or, as the locals say, "Lepaklah".
For the more activity-inclined, go for a snorkel at ABC's Coral bay, because the sea is crystal-clear here. And then follow this up by having a tall cool one while taking in the gorgeous sunset.
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