We are open tomorrow from 9:00 am. Call 020 7590 0613

Malaysia's Islands

Visit Malaysia's Islands

Introduction

Malaysia's heavenly islands hold the promise of powdery white coastlines, jungle interiors and rich culture, best enjoyed in any number of super luxury private resorts and heritage hotels.

From the cultural crossroads of Penang and popular archipelago of Langkawi to the low-key, alternative retreat of Pangkor Laut and the fishing villages and beach shacks of Tioman, Malaysia will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.

Special offers in Malaysia's Islands

Golden Temples, Ancient Shrines on Seven Seas Voyager

22-day cruise from £9,795 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Receive $500 credit per suite and free 3-night land tour
Book by: 31 December 2019

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit. Guests in all suite categories can enjoy a FREE 3-Night Essence of Bangkok pre-cruise land program or a FREE 3-Night Abu Dhabi, Dubai Dunes and Sharjah post-cruise land program on this voyage.

Singapore To Singapore on Silver Shadow

15-day cruise from £5,900 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Free flights and suite upgrades. Free upgrade to First Class

The former Rangoon, now Yangon, is an aeonian melting pot of culture, people and religion. Spiritual and enriching, three nights in this gorgeous city will leave you thirsty for more.

Top itineraries in Malaysia's Islands

Penang & the Malaysian Peninsula

11-day tailor-made independent tour from £1,980 pp incl. flights

From Europe to the Far East, myriad influences play out across peninsular Malaysia’s colonial towns, city greats and island beaches. You’ll showcase the best of it all with bijou stays, private transfers and exclusive touring, ranging from rainforest cruises to tea tasting in the Cameron Highlands.

Kuala Lumpur & Pangkor Laut

10-day tailor-made beach holiday from £1,390 pp incl. flights

This luxurious twin-centre holiday combines two nights in bustling Kuala Lumpur with a private-island stay on Pangkor Laut, an idyllic retreat on Malaysia's tropical west coast.

Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi

12-day tailor-made journey from £2,145 pp incl. flights

This two-centre holiday combines Malaysia's cosmopolitan capital Kuala Lumpur with a weeklong stay on Langkawi - a palm-fringed island paradise on the country's beautiful northwest coast.

Golden Temples, Ancient Shrines on Seven Seas Voyager

22-day cruise from £9,795 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Receive $500 credit per suite and free 3-night land tour
Book by: 31 December 2019

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit. Guests in all suite categories can enjoy a FREE 3-Night Essence of Bangkok pre-cruise land program or a FREE 3-Night Abu Dhabi, Dubai Dunes and Sharjah post-cruise land program on this voyage.

See all itinerary ideas

Top places to stay in Malaysia's Islands

Lone Pine, Penang

Contemporary hotel

Airy, modern rooms and great sea views are among the draws at Lone Pine, a luxury boutique hotel in Batu Ferringhi, a popular beach town on the Malaysian island of Penang. Renewed and restored, this Eastern & Oriental property has retained the colonial feel that has made it one of Penang's most cap…

Golden Sands Resort, Penang

Accommodation

The Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is a top luxury resort for families, situated on the stunning beachfront of Batu Feringgion the north coast of Penang, a twenty-minute drive from the pretty colonial city of Georgetown.

Kuala Lumpur, Malacca & Pangkor Laut

Accommodation

Venture to some of Malaysia’s less well-known highlights in order to see a side of the country usually missed by visitors focussing solely on the islands of Langkawi and Penang.

Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia

Contemporary resort

A private island paradise two million years in the making, Pangkor Laut Resort is an incredible jungle island escape of secluded, pristine beaches and ancient rainforests.

See all places

Where to go in Malaysia's Islands

Langkawi

An archipelago of around 100 islands close to the border with Thailand, Langkawi is Malaysia's best-known holiday destination, the so-called Jewel of Kedah State.

Pangkor Laut

Pangkor Island, or Pangkor Laut, provides an alternative, low-key retreat to the famous resorts further up Malaysia's coast. Small fishing kampongs and quiet beach resorts line this charming island, once a refuge for merchants and pirates.

Penang

British, Malays, Indians and Chinese have all contributed to the heady mix of Penang.

See all places

Malaysia's Islands articles

Eastern & Oriental Express: an enchanting rail journey

The glamorous Eastern & Oriental Express is unparalleled when it comes to epic journeys through the exotic Malay Peninsula. We share its highlights, from fine Asian dining and five-star service to speeding past Thailand’s temples and Malaysia’s tropical rainforests.

Romantic hotels around the world

With love in the air, what better time to take a look at some truly romantic hotels from around the world? Whether you're searching for a romantic escape, honeymoon paradise, once-in-a-lifetime getaway or simply some quality time with that special someone, these properties are guaranteed to impress.

Meet our Malaysia's Islands experts

Speak to a tailor-made specialist on 020 7590 0613

Meet the team

Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0613 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

Learn why Wexas is the leader in creating luxury holidays. What is tailor-made travel?

Expert advice & support

Visit us in our London office

Let our travel specialists curate the perfect holiday:

  • Inspirational ideas based on experience
  • Established for over 45 years
  • Tailor a holiday to your precise requirements
  • Personalised quotes and documentation
  • In-depth Wexas travel guides

Every step of the way

Every step of the way

Our services are with you from start to finish:

  • Dedicated personal consultants
  • Wexas Travel App
  • Free airport lounges on qualifying bookings
  • Care and guidance pre, post and during holiday
  • Full financial security: ABTA & ATOL protected