Areas in Malaysia

Discover the exotic regions of Malaysia, a haven of wild jungles, buzzing cities and tropical island escapes 

Malaysia is a country rich with gorgeous beaches, and its offshore islands are home to some of the best of them. Off the west coast of the peninsular, the Langkawi archipelago is a favourite for its secluded coves and pristine stretches of pure white sand. On the popular island of Penang, Batu Ferringhi is a hive of activity with its numerous resorts, restaurants and bustling night market, while the castaway island of Pangkor Laut is a dream for those wanting a secluded escape. A 300-acre private island with just one main resort, this paradise is famed for its untouched rainforest and Emerald Bay; a cove considered to be one of the most idyllic in Asia. Back on the mainland, Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s cosmopolitan capital city where towering modern skyscrapers blend with old-world colonial architecture.

Across the South China Sea, Malaysian Borneo is a rugged island paradise known for its exotic beaches, rainforest and jungles. Boasting some of the world’s most diverse and rare species of wildlife, Borneo is just one of just two places in the world where you can catch a glimpse of an endangered orangutan in the wild.

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Borneo

Sharing the island of Borneo with Indonesia and the tiny sovereign state of Brunei, Malaysian Borneo offers diverse scenery and beautiful beaches, and...

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Kuala Lumpur

Discover Kuala Lumpur – the fascinating capital city of Malaysia – where modern skyscrapers blend with colonial architecture. Visit the unique Petrona...

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Langkawi

Located approximately 18 miles from the north west coast of the Malay peninsula, Langkawi is a paradisaical archipelago made up of 99 islands of which...

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Penang

With a unique culture and heritage that stems from Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences, the island of Penang and its capital George Town ar...

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Pangkor Laut

As your speedboat sets off from Pangkor you’ll get your first glimpse of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. And you’ll have about fifteen...

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Terennganu

A sultanate and constitutive state of federal Malaysia, Terennganu is home to some of Malaysia's finest beaches.

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