Be it chillout retreats, island escapism or developed resorts, Peninsular Malaysia has so much choice. We cover Penang, Langkawi and Tioman Island.
Casa Del Mar Langkawi is one of the most popular boutique hotels in the entire region. Particularly with repeat guests who enjoy the simple quality, the attention to detail and highly personalised service. Plus of course the location, on Pantai Cenang beach, which is regarded as one of the best…
The Japa Mala Eco Resort is located on the beautiful island of Tioman, just off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, 60 minutes flight from KL, and continuing by speedboat for 10 minutes (see footnote). It has an interesting blend of influences, with Malaysian – Italian owners displaying their love for all things natural.
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi is a family friendly first class hotel, designed in a traditional Malay Village style, with Kampong (Village) houses. Located on the popular Cenang Beach, with over a mile of soft sand and generally gentle waves.
Sister hotel to the Rasa Sayang and part of the Shangri-La Group. Shangri-la’s Golden Sands is a family friendly superior class hotel with extensive facilities. Located on Batu Feringgi Beach, 30 minutes from Georgetown and 55 minutes from the airport.
Shangri-la Golden Sands is particularly good for families, or just those that require a complete resort with excellent facilities and dining options.
Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort is without doubt the most luxurious hotel in Penang, by quite a long stretch. The location is on Batu Feringgi beach, the most popular on the island, 30 minutes from Georgetown and 50 minutes from the airport. One of the oldest hotel in Malaysia, it was totally renovated, and considerably enhanced in 2006.
The Tanjong Jara Resort is part of the YTL group, the design incorporates a traditional Malay Palace theme with the finest contemporary touches. Other resorts within the group include the famous Pangkor Laut resort island just off the West coast, Cameron Highlands resort, and in Indonesia the Bali Spa Village.
The Danna Langkawi is a relatively new deluxe hotel, opened in 2010. Located within the marina area on the north west corner of the island. The rooms are in a 5 story main building and overlook the gardens and the adjacent marina…
The Datai Langkawi is one of the most popular hotels in the region. The setting is spectacular, elevated with dense jungle on three sides, leading down to over a mile of soft sand beach front. The airport is 35 minutes away.