Jan 23, 2014
Malaysia is known for its unique culture, tradition and natural beauty. This country is one of the best in the world when it comes to offering hospitality to international tourists. It is home for some of the finest 5-star luxury hotels on the planets there are around 109 such hotels scattered across the country. Here, we present you the top 5 of them.
1. The Danna Langkawi, Lamgkawi:
The Danna Langkawi is located in the Langkawi, an archipelago of 104 islands situated near the coast of north-western Malaysia. Considered to the best luxury hotel in Malaysia, it is built in the middle of the natural beauty. If offers spectacular views of the white sands beach, lush green hills and the Marina Bay. The hotel building reflects the British colonial design, and the hotel’s amenities are excellent. The personnel here are very friendly and promptly respond to your needs. Some of the features of this hotel are business center, lounge, restaurant, suites, kids activities and swimming pool.(image by Mark Lebbell).
2. Four Seasons Resort, Langkawi:
The Four Seasons Resort is located in the Langkawi archipelago of the Andaman Sea. The hotel’s located is a very serene spot close to nature. In fact, the popular mangroves in the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park can be reached in a few minutes by boat from here. The hotel is built in traditional Malaysian design with acres of beach-front gardens, palms, restaurants and lotus ponds. Most of the hotel’s guests love exploring the UNESCO-protected mangroves on boat.
3. The Majestic Malacca, Melaka:
The Majestic Malacca hotel is located in the historical city of Malacca in Malaysia. This central building of the hotel was originally a serene mansion which dates back to 1920s; the remaining structure is built to perfectly blend in with the original architecture; it has 54 rooms and suites. The interiors are filled with plenty of antiques, artworks and teak fittings. The hotel chefs perfected the Nyonya cuisine which is one of the main attractions here. The Spa Village and the location on the river bank offering great views further add to the pleasant experience while staying here.
4. Shangri-La Hotel, Kaula Lumpur:
Kaula Lampur is the ultimate urban destination for tourists in Malaysia and the Shangri-La Hotel is the best luxury hotel in this city. It is very accessible from the airport (60-minute drive). The shopping and business districts can be reached from here within 5 minutes. The modern conferencing facilities present here makes it a favorite for business tourists and corporates. An ultra-modern fitness center and a fine dining experience make it stand out as the best in the city. Due to its location in the hub of Kaula Lampur, it offers easy access to any part of the city.(image by Luxorium luxury).
5. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh:
The Banjara Hotsprings Retreat is an integrated luxury hotel and wellness spa located in a pristine 16-acre valley nestled in a cluster of gigantic limestone hills. The hotel is right next to many natural caves, waterfalls, geothermal hot springs and the jungle. It offers 25 luxury villas overlooking the Malaysian Borneo. The guests can experience the holistic wellness and the spa treatment provided here in the traditional Malaysian style.
We hope this information is sufficient for selecting the best hotels to stay during your vacation or business trip to Malaysia. One great aspect about this country is that the tourism here is very affordable and may cost you an amount far less than which you have to spend while touring a European country.
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Feature image by Chester Lim