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Holiday Beach Resorts In Malaysia

Mar 13, 2008
Malaysia is a small tropical country in South East Asia and just like many South East Asian countries, Malaysia have several fabulous beach resorts for tourists who wants to get away from the city to enjoy the sun, sea and sand. This article will introduce some of the more popular beach resorts in Malaysia.

Pangkor Island Beach Resort - Pangkor Island Beach Resort is located on, where else but on the Malaysian island of Pangkor. The island resort is in West Malaysia and is surrounded by 73 acres of lush tropical rainforest and excellent marine life with a 1.2 km of white sandy beach with crystal clear water, excellent for all sea sports especially scuba diving.

The resort is designed with traditional low rise Malay architecture and comes with 258 guest rooms, suites and a cluster of villas. The villa cluster looks like a traditional Malay village with the sea front right on its doorstep. Each of these luxurious villas offer commanding view of the sea and is furnished with a large day bed fringing the bay windows, deep sunken bath and an oversized outdoor shower, surrounded by lush tropical greeneries.

Guests can even pamper themselves at Aryani Malaysian Spa after a tiring day of playing in the sun and the sea. There are also several tourist attractions on the Pangkor Island where you can visit and be enthralled by the local culture and villages. The island is also home to the magnificent Hornbills.

Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort - Pulau Langkawi is an island cluster located on the north western shore of West Malaysia in state of Kedah. This island cluster is a very popular tourist attraction and is home to numerous fabulous beach resorts. For the purpose of this article, we shall just cover the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort.

This resort is nestled amidst 38 acres of spacious, lush tropical foliages along private beach coves and is only a 10 minute ride from the Langkawi International Airport. Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort has a total of 238 spacious guest rooms including 20 suites. All rooms comes with full-length French doors which open onto private balconies.

Superior rooms offer a traditional wooden interior in the style of traditional Malaysian architecture. Sea Facing Jacuzzi rooms come with the splendid view of the Andaman Sea with a Jacuzzi bath tub in the bathroom. The resort's swimming pool overlooks the Andaman sea and so is it any wonder why it is called the infinite pool?

This resort is nestled amidst 38 acres of spacious, lush tropical foliages along private beach coves and is only a 10 minute ride from the Langkawi International Airport. Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort has a total of 238 spacious guest rooms including 20 suites. All rooms come with full-length French doors which open onto private balconies.

Superior rooms offer a traditional wooden interior in the style of traditional Malaysian architecture. Sea Facing Jacuzzi rooms come with the splendid view of the Andaman Sea with a Jacuzzi bath tub in the bathroom. The resort's swimming pool overlooks the Andaman Sea and so is it any wonder why it is called the infinite pool?

If you are a flora and fauna lover, you can spend some time exploring the tropical rainforest which is home to the Hornbills, Dusky Leaf Monkeys and Flying Lemurs.

Sheraton Langkawi is also home to Chime, Langkawi's hottest night spot. Guests can savor Asian delicacies at the Spice Trader or dine under the glimmering stars at the Captain's Grill. There is also a spa and a gym.

Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort - Berjaya group's Tioman Beach Resort and golf course is located in the state of Pahang. The island lies in the South China Sea.

Tioman Island is hailed as one of the most beautiful islands in South East Asia was catapulted to world fame by James Michener's Bali Hai Hollywood classic 'South Pacific' movie in 1958. Blessed with miles and miles of exotic palm-fringed beaches, crystal clear waters, abundant marine life, misty mountains and lush tropical rainforest, Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort is the ideal spot for launching into days of leisure and recreational pursuits.

Berjaya Tioman Beach, Golf & Spa Resort offers 361 style chalets and luxurious suites spread over 200 acres with its own 18 hole international championship golf course.

Food lovers will be spoilt for choices with the resort's nine dining outlets serving a wide array of local and international cuisines. Guests can enjoy amongst other things besides water sports like scuba diving and big game fishing such as taking donkey rides, jungle tracking, white water rafting or taking refreshing dips in some of the waterfalls. There is also a pond where wild giant lumbering iguanas (giant lizards) gathered regularly to be fed.

Pulau Redang Beach Resort - Pulau Redang Island is a collective grouping of 8 islands. The Redang Beach Resort is located at Pasir Panjang on Redang main island. The resort stretches across a pristine white sandy beach and is easily accessible to the nearby coral gardens.

Redang Beach Resort offers 120 chalets with standard and deluxe rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned with attached toilets and bathrooms.

This resort is very popular with scuba divers and from first hand experience, the dive sites in Redang are simply fabulous! Divers will experience the sensation of swimming amongst the myriads of colorful fishes, encounter the vast beds of exotic corals and bright sponges. Play with the shy clown fish hiding in between the tentacles of the sea anemones and if you are lucky, you may even swim with the green and hawksbill turtles that frequent these waters. The majestic manta rays, adorable dolphins and the occasional sharks are common sightings.

Alternatively, guests can spend the day trekking the many jungle trails around the island or enjoy a game of beach volleyball.

The above are just some of the more popular and good beach resorts in Malaysia. There are many more of such beach resorts om Malaysia which are just as good and fun!
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Chris Chew is an avid traveler and you can read more of his travel articles at Tokyo Tourist Attractions Guide and
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