EXPLORE SEKINCHAN: EAT AND PLAY AT THE PADDY FIELD
Sekinchan, a quaint town nestled within Sabak Bernam, is enveloped by stunning natural vistas and thriving paddy fields. Renowned for its appeal to photography enthusiasts and culinary adventurers, this charming town has much more to offer than just its picturesque scenery. Join us as we embark on a one-day journey to discover the wonders of Sekinchan with Tourism Selangor!
As its name suggests, Hay! Cafe can be found adjacent to a lush paddy field at the Jalan Tali Air 5, Sekinchan. This cafe, which warmly welcomes pets, provides a diverse menu featuring Western and Asian dishes, including options such as Nasi Lemak Berempah, Chicken Nanban Rice, Aglio Olio, as well as a variety of coffees, teas, and refreshing drinks. Whether you are with family, friends, or even your furry companions, this is a place to enjoy your time. For those looking to take a brief tea break, be sure to try their assortment of pastries and aesthetically pleasing cakes, ranging from the warm Hazelnut Cinnamon Croissant to their unique passionfruit cheesecake.
Sabak Bernam, renowned for its picturesque paddy fields, offers more than just the allure of its verdant landscapes. It’s a treasure trove for seafood hunters from its locally caught ocean delights. Among the standout seafood retreats, Seafood D’Bendang, nestled on Jalan Sawah Ban Site B in Sekinchan, beckons with a promise of culinary indulgence. This air-conditioned restaurant introduces delectable ‘shell out’ dining, featuring a range of tantalizing seafood buckets that include crawfish, crabs, lobsters, and king crabs. What sets this restaurant apart is its fusion of authentic halal Chinese-style cooking, showcasing tantalizing flavours like kam heong, salted egg, butter garlic, black pepper, and hot and spicy sauces. The restaurant goes the extra mile to cater to families, offering a dedicated kids’ playground for the little ones and a rooftop view that immerses diners in the surrounding paddy fields. Seafood D’Bendang is not just a dining experience; it is a culinary voyage for the whole family to savour and cherish.
YE ECO GARDEN
Nestled amidst the picturesque paddy field, you will find a six-acre coconut farm that boasts an enchanting gem known as Ye Eco Garden. The cafe is a haven for nature enthusiasts, offering a delightful array of coconut-infused dishes like the Butterfly Pea Nasi Lemak, Cendol Gula Melaka, Coconut Cake and Coconut Tom Yam, all of which waft with the delightful aroma of coconut. The cafe is not just a culinary delight but a family-friendly spot where kids can play around, evoking a warm and nostalgic ambience of village life. True to its name, Ye Eco Garden is a staunch advocate for sustainability, with eco-conscious practices in preparing its ingredients while nurturing the natural surroundings.
Kopi Sawah, located at Jalan Parit 8 Sungai Leman, Sekinchan, promises an enticing array of delectable food and beverages that is a must try when you find yourself in this splendid town. With offerings like their signature Kopi Sawah, aromatic Kopi Melayu, Cendol and a diverse menu such as Laksa Utara, Bee Hoon Soup, Keropok Lekor and much more, this place is a culinary haven. Beyond its culinary delights, Kopi Sawah is known as an Instagram-worthy gem. Perched atop, it offers a breathtaking rooftop view that is perfect for capturing your OOTD moments and provides a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Do not miss the opportunity to savour the flavours and capture the essence of Sekinchan at Kopi Sawah!
RAINBOW WINDMILL AND SWINGS
Let us add a touch of whimsy to our trip as we embark on a playful visit to the lush paddy fields! No journey is truly fulfilled without immortalising memories through vibrant snapshots at the enchanting Rainbow Windmill and Swings, at Jalan Tali Air 4, Sekinchan. With its colourful windmills, swings, staircase and hut, this spot offers the perfect props for captivating pictures on your social media!
Take a visit to the Paddy Gallery Sekinchan and learn about the history and culture of rice farming in the town. Celebrating the town’s rich agricultural heritage, this gallery features exhibits on the rice farming process as well as interactive displays for visitors to enjoy. Visitors can also learn about the different types of rice, and see traditional rice-planting tools and equipment. The gallery itself has a great view of the paddy field and a great spot for taking photos. At the end of the tour, visitors may purchase locally processed rice and snacks at their souvenir shop and try their brown rice cendol for a refreshing hit!
AH MA HOUSE
Ah Ma House, also known as “grandma’s house” is a shop located on the outskirts of Sekinchan, offers a unique and nostalgic experience for visitors. The shop is fully decorated with vintage and traditional furniture and appliances which are actual artifacts since the 50s. The shop offers authentic kuih kapit (egg waffle) along with other traditional Malaysian local snacks, biscuits and dessert. Ah Ma House places emphasis on the quality of their products by making and selling them fresh from the oven.
If you are planning a trip to Sekinchan, be sure to add these amazing locations to your itinerary and experience all this charming town has to offer. For more travel inspiration to Selangor, visit Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor’s YouTube channel. #PusingSelangorDulu!