Visit Malaysia's Islands
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.
Top itineraries in Malaysia's Islands
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.
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.
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.
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Top places to stay in Malaysia's Islands
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…
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.
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.
Where to go in Malaysia's Islands
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 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.
Malaysia's Islands articles
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