The southwestern corner of Pulau Langkawi is a favorite destination for tourists who come to explore its many attractions — both natural and man-made, writes ALAN TEH LEAM SENG LOCATED on the southwestern coast of Pulau Langkawi, Burau Bay has many precious secrets waiting to be uncovered. The beachfront resorts that hug its powdery white [...]
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Sarawak has a coastline that runs 700km along the northwestern side of Borneo. A good place to begin discovering its beauty is Damai Beach, in Santubong. This vacation spot is embraced by the South China Sea and has the majestic jungle-clad Mount Santubong as its backdrop. Mount Santubong Some of the state’s best beach resorts [...]
Sabah is caressed by the South China Sea on its west and the Sulu and Celebes seas on its eastern coastline. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah’s capital offers top-notched properties such as the Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort and the Sutera Harbour Resort and Spa. Both resorts offer spectacular views of the South China Sea and the Tunku [...]
Johor, the southern most state of the peninsular, is steeped in history and is a haven for nature lovers. The state has an unbroken coastline flanked by the South China Sea in the east, extending around its southern tip to the western shoreline overlooking the Straits of Malacca. Johor Bahru, the state capital, is the [...]
Terengganu, on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, beckons with an aura that is distinctively Malay. Its traditional way of life, vibrant cottage industries and fascinating cultural pastimes give the state its unique appeal. The islands of Redang, Perhentian, Lang Tengah, Kapas and Tenggol are jewels in Terengganu’s crown. Redang, situated 45km off the coast [...]
Penang is one of Malaysia’s most famous resort destinations. The state consists of Penang Island and a strip of the mainland known as Seberang Perai. Georgetown, its capital, is a fascinating metropolitan city with historical buildings and cultural landmarks. Penang is characterized by lovely beach resorts, old-world charm and colorful cultures. It is an island [...]
Desaru boasts 25km of inviting beaches fringed by palms and casuarinas. It lies in the southeastern corner of Johor, approximately 98km from Johor Bahru. The waters here are conducive for swimming, waterskiing, canoeing and catamaran sailing. Moreover, this popular seaside destination in Johor is great for a family vacation. Its 18-hole golf course commands magnificent [...]
Port Dickson or fondly known as PD, is the pride of Negeri Sembilan. This state is well-known for its unique matrilineal system of Adat Perpatih, which is distinctly reflected in the state’s architecture of upswept roofs. Port Dickson has an almost unbroken coastline stretching up to 18km. Its sunny beaches, lined by tall palm trees [...]
Pahang, the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia, is also home to Tioman, an enchanting island in the South China Sea. The state is blessed with a beautiful coastline, which offers endless tropical bliss for sun-seekers. Tioman is the largest and most developed of the volcanic islands that form the Tioman Marine Park. According to legend, [...]
Langkawi is the largest of a multitude of islands that lie off the coast of Kedah state, in the far northwest of Peninsular Malaysia. The island comprises a jeweled setting of 99 islands. Langkawi is a versatile holiday destination with world-class infrastructure and facilities – a modern international airport, excellent roads, state-of-the-art marinas, budget hotels [...]
The calm blue waters of the South China Sea make Cherating one of the most alluring beach resorts in Malaysia. Located 47km north of Kuantan, the capital of Pahang, Cherating is home to the world famous Club Med. A number of water sports such as catamaran sailing and kayaking can be enjoyed here. The excellent [...]
The name Pangkor may have originated from the Thai word Pang Ko which means ‘beautiful island’. However others believe it may have been a memorial to Pang Kui, a legendary Chinese adventurer said to have lent his skills in seamanship to the bands of pirates this island once sheltered. Pangkor Island’s main attractions are undoubtedly [...]
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