The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
Highlights: This hotel is highly rated on the recommendation list by travellers. The hotel, which has been constructed on a private beach offers several recreational facilities and lies in very close concurrence to the Langwaki Terminal ferry, Kuah jetty, Eagle square, Lagenda Park and more. The abundant comfort offered with each of the hotel rooms will find way to please and relax you on the holiday.
Location: The hotel is situated at Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langwaki, Kedah in Malaysia.
Best time: Travellers suggest that the hotel can be visited at any time of the year.
Price: Starts at INR 12,000.
Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort
Highlights – The resort, set up on a sprawling 38 acres provides private beach views to its guests. Lapped up in the luxury of natural extravaganza, this resort aims to become one of the best in Langkawi group of islands.
Location – Langkawi, Keddah.
Price – Around RM230 to RM500.
Activities & Amenities – Free Wi-Fi, Children’s Play Zone, 24/7 room service, meeting room facilities, swimming pool, indoor and outdoor games, fitness centres, sauna, swimming pool, Jacuzzis, spas offering relaxing massages and natural wellness treatments, etc.
Distance from main city - Just 10minutes away from the International airport.
Food – All kinds of local and international cuisines are churned up in the kitchens every day here.
The Datai Resort
Highlights: The hotel is nestled on the mystical island of Langwaki. Every corner of the hotel enjoys the embrace of the lush rainforests and stunning views of the sea and surroundings areas. If one is looking for a holiday then this hotel offers the perfect way to rekindle the free spirited joy and connection with the nature. The Datai bay has been ranked among the top ten beaches in the world, which gives you all the more reason to escape into this beauty.
Location: The hotel is situated at Jalan Teluk Datai, Langwaki, Malaysia.
Best time: Most people prefer to travel to this destination during the months of June and August.
Price: Starting with INR 40,000.
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa
Highlights: The destination offers a versatile line up of water sports and outdoor activities that are designed to offer the thrill and complete experience of this place. Cuisines are peculiar to the theme of this place. It is a popular destination for various corporate events and get together. It has been dubbed as the jewel of Langwaki.
Location: The resort is located at Pantai Cenang, Langwaki in Malaysia.
Best time: The opulent destination can be visited at any time of the year for enjoyment.
Price: Bookings for the resort start at INR 7,000.
The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort
Highlights – Pulau Redang Island is one of the lesser visited areas in Malaysia. It is also one of the most beautiful islands in South China sea. Taara means “Goddess of the Sea” and the resort has been rightly named this.
Location – Pulau Redang Island.
Price- RM650 to RM1100.
Activities & Amenities – Free Wi-Fi, Recreational facilities like PADI Diving course , Swimming pool, separate paddling pool for kids, Taaras Special Spa, Jungle trekking, cooking classes, indoor and outdoor games, turtle watching tours, all water sports courses, sunset and sunrise cruise, etc.
Distance from main city – 45km from Terengganu Kuala Cost.
Food – There are 6 dining options here, including a bar and club lounge.
Berjaya Tioman Resort
Highlights – This five star resort has its own golf club and is one of the swankiest resorts in this locality;
Location – Johor.
Price – RM290 to 420.
Activities & Amenities- Free Wi-Fi in public areas, airport transfers, free jetty transfers, baby-sitting services, private balconies, open-sleeping areas, gym spa, tennis, beach volleyball, cycling, basketball, cycling, island hopping, sunset cruise, marine park, round island tour, playground for kids, snorkelling & diving courses for adventure enthusiasts and many more.
Distance from main city – 4km from the golf club and around 2km from Tioman Airport.
Food – 2 restaurants, beach bar & swim-up bar along with a terrace lounge.
Japamala Resort, Timon Island
Highlights: With an excellent view of the sea, this resort is a haven for water sports lovers. Specialised dive courses like boat dive, night dive, beach dive, refresher dive, scuba diving courses conducted by professionals, adventure dives and other open water courses can be undertaken by guests coming here.
Location: Kampung Lanting, Pahang, Malaysia. Price: Tariffs in the range between RM700 and RM2600.
Activities & Amenities: Dives, Boat Excursions, Jungle Trekking, Open air restaurant, spa, free Wi-Fi and excellent hospitality.
Distance from main city: Around 13km from Tioman Island Golf Club and 50km away from Mersing.
Food: Authentic Thai and international cuisines available at the open air restaurant here.
Holiday Villa Beach Resort, Cherating
Highlights – This is one of the most-visited surfing hubs in Malaysia and people come here from all over the world to enjoy exciting and thrilling surfing trips in the ocean waves here.
Location – Kampung Baharu Cherating.
Price – RM175 to RM600.
Activities & Amenities – Surfing, Tennis courts, Spa, Fitness Centres, private karaoke rooms, outdoor swimming pool, billiards, sauna, separate wading pool for kids, open-air Jacuzzi etc.
Distance from main city - 47km from Kuantan, which is the capital of Pahang, 21km from Night Market, 8km from Turtle Sanctuary, 4 hours from Kuala Lumpur.
Food – 4 dining areas, including a Beach restaurant, Fun Pub, Fambox Karaoke and Lagenda Sports Café.
Parkroyal Penang Resort
Parkroyal Penang resort is one of the most luxurious hotels in the Penang bay, offering many options to its guests. The resort is located in the vicinity of various major tourist spots in the city, which include The Owl Museum, Penang National Park and Penang Butterfly Farm.
Highlights: Parkroyal Penang Resort has more than 300 rooms, providing the breathtaking sea views to all of its guests. If you are in search of some lip-smacking Malay cuisine, you can satisfy your taste buds in anyone of the umpteen world-class restaurants of the resort. From trying the continental food at Tiffins, Western and Asian buffets at Tamarind to mesmerizing cocktails in the Javana Lounge, the resort has everything, which anyone would ever dream of.
Location: The resort is located in the rich greenery of Batu Ferringhi Beach on the north coast of Penang Island, which is just 31 KM from the Penang airport and 18 KM from George town.
Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 400 MYR.
Golden Sands Resort
It has a desirable location right on the beach, and its recreation complex has all kinds of activities. Sip up the happy hour sun down cocktails at Sigi’s Bar and grill on the beach and enjoy the live music bands. The children-friendly resort on Batu Feringgi beach in Penang has undergone an extensive replenishment programme, complete with kids' club to complement the family play area with slides and play equipment. At the Garden Café enjoy the great Malaysian and Continental cuisine in an all-day-dining á la carte menus and weekly buffet dinner specials with live cooking action.
Highlights: Featuring 3 outdoor pools in beautifully landscaped grounds, Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang is a four-star property in the heart of the popular Batu Ferringi Beach.
Location: Located on Batu Feringgi Beach, about 15 kms from Georgetown.
Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 710 MYR.
Tanjong Jara Resort
Highlights – This is surrounded by tropical forests on all sides, giving you a perennial pleasant climate. The resort is oozing with traditional Malay culture in its architecture which is impressed by 17th century Malay palaces and mansions.
Location – Kuala Terengganu, Dungun.
Price – RM400 to RM1000 approximately.
Activities & Amenities – Highly sophisticated spa, fitness centres, outdoor swimming pool, Sneek-peek into the traditional lifestyle of Malay rural tribes through weekly tours, turtle watching, diving, Marang Eco River Cruise, Jungle Trekking, Bicycle tours, Yoga courses, tennis courts etc.
Distance from main city – 8km from the famous Rantau Abang Beach.
Food – There are 3 uber-cool restaurants here, including terrace & pool dining areas.
BuBu Long Beach Resort, Perhentian Island
Highlights – It is the only deluxe resort in Perhentian Island. Located right in the middle of the beach, this is an architectural marvel and is swanked by great interiors and modern facilities. There are close to 38 rooms here, each providing an absolutely stunning view of the beach.
Location – Long Beach, Perhentian Island Kecil, Terengganu.
Price –RM530 to RM1200 per night.
Activities & Amenities – World class restaurant, café, kids play area, fitness centres, spas, and a host of water sports activities like diving, snorkelling, kayaking, jungle trekking, fishing etc.
Distance from main city – 5 minutes walk from Bubu Long Beach.
Food – Santai restaurant here serves freshly caught fish in perfect Asian and Western cuisine styles.
Angullia Beach House Resort
Highlights – Constructed over 5 acres, this Beach Resort is definitely paradise on earth, as it transports you to a different world altogether. Palm groves and casuarinas are found in plenty around the resort, providing it the perfect green canopy. The long golden beach takes your breath away.
Location – Marang, Terengganu.
Price – RM120 to RM250.
Activities & Amenities – Beach Café, White Sand Playground, Lush gardens, Drive-in Car Park, 2 spacious rooms for hosting functions. 24/7 room service, parking facilities, cold and hot shower, Kapas Island, River Cruise, Candat Sotong, Sekanyu Waterfalls etc.
Distance from main city – Right in the vicinity of Angullia Beach.
Food – Traditional Malay cuisine is the dominating flavour here.
Bunga Raya Island Resort
Bunga Raya Island Resort is a luxurious abode set on a coral reef island just off the coast of Borneo. A secluded island hideaway of 48 timbered villas, the resort is tucked away on a tranquil and hidden bay framed by crescent shaped white sand beach on one side and the century’s old virgin jungle on the other. This resort features spacious accommodations with a private terrace, featuring tropical jungle or South China Sea views. It also has an infinity pool and a hilltop spa.
Location: Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, 88778 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Highlights: Guests can relax in Bunga Raya’s sauna or exercise in the gym. Alternatively, a wide range of activities such as kayaking, snorkeling and jet skiing are available. Heritage walks and cultural day trips can also be arranged at the reception.
Price: Approximate price for a room starts from 1000 MYR onwards.
Pangkor Island Beach Resort
Highlights – The resort is located over 100 acres of dense forests, known for their exquisite and awesome collection of flora and fauna. It overlooks the Pangkor Island Beach which is a whopping 1.5km in length.
Location – Pangkor Island, Perak.
Price – RM1100 to RM1550.
Activities & Amenities – Spas, fitness centres, kids’ play zone, baby -sitting services, parking, fully equipped fitness centres, water sports activities, outdoor swimming pool, golfing, banana boat cruises, archery, tennis courts etc.
Distance from main city – Right on Golden Sands, Pangkor Island.
Food – Seafood dishes are the speciality here. Beachfront restaurant and lobby bar provide variety of food and drinks to guests.