Jan 17, 2014
The whole of Asia is a beautiful continent and has some of the most amazing beaches in the world. Popular destinations such as Thailand and the Philippines are always choices of tourists going on vacation; one place that does not get recognition it deserves is Malaysia. To help do this beautiful country and its beaches justice we have comprised a list of 5 of our favorite beach resorts in Malaysia.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort
This picturesque resort is situated an hour and a half away from Kota Kinabalu. It lies very close to beautiful, clear blue waters and white sandy beaches. Hotel facilities include a restaurant that serves western dishes, a gymnasium, steam room and very good massage services. The resort has its own swimming pool and golf course!(image by waoxwao).
Views from the rooms are jaw dropping and the rooms also have a great amount of space, this resort is a top contender.
Pangkor Laut Resort
This resort belongs to a privately owned island located three miles from the west coast of Malaysia along the Straits of Malacca. This resort is unique to the island; meaning that you can experience true privacy on the beaches with no masses of people bothering you. The villas are spread evenly across the island; you can choose to be in the rain forest or over-looking the hillside, in lush flourishing gardens or overlooking the perfect beaches.
Villas like this are hard to find not just in Malaysia but across the globe.
Casa del Mar Langkawi
Reviews of this resort are amongst some of the best in Malaysia; built next to Pantai Canang beach and a popular area for tourist entertainment and nightlife. All hotel rooms have a sea view and come with great air conditioning to help cool you down from the hot temperatures.
With everything you need just a stone’s throw away; you will never want to leave this resort once you witness the magic for yourself.
The Danna Langkawi Malaysia
Located in Pantai Kok in North West Pulau Langkawi. The building is a five storey masterpiece offering a vast array of views scoping the sea, marina and mountains. Facilities included are a health spa, gym and games room. 125 rooms offer beautiful woodwork and timber flooring that is sure to impress all who visit.(image by Wei Ling).
This resort has a very grand and regal feel; the swimming pool almost looks like it is connected to the sea with matching perfect blue water.
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi Malaysia
Located on the Tanjung Rhu Beach. The villas and pavilions are luxurious in every sense comforted by the tranquillity of the Andaman Sea, perfect sunsets and white beaches. If you hire one of these villas you can be guaranteed complete privacy; all coming with outdoor patio and fully furnished dining table and chairs so you can wine and dine overlooking the sea. The living room comes equipped with a 42 inch screen television and internet connection.
Four Seasons resort has thought of it all and that is why they made out top 5 list.
All you need to do is research these places and see the pictures of what they have on offer you will be blown away and no doubt be booking a holiday to one of them; if you do, don’t forget to send us a postcard!
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Feature image by Adam C