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.
AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort
Highlights – All the rooms have an excellent view of the sea, which guests can enjoy from their private balconies. The resort helps its guests to enjoy the authentic and rural flavour of Malaysia by organising various cultural trips, which you cannot afford to miss.
Location – Sungai Pelek, Selangor.
Price – Approximately RM500 to RM800 per night.
Activities & Amenities – Free WiFi, luxurious villas, 24/7 room service, outdoor swimming pool, 24/7 gym and fitness centre, bike tours, Yoga Classes, spas & meditation centres.
Distance from main city - 8km from Selangor city centre and at 10km distance from Masjid-Al-ulum mosque.
Food – 6 dining places; one exclusively focuses on Chinese. Resort has one bar at the beachfront as well.
Sea Gypsy Village Resort & Dive Base
Highlights – Typical and authentic Malay culture is evident here in the architectural style of the resort with its wooden chalets. The bar never closes as long guests are here.
Location – Pulau Sibu, Johor.
Price – RM 230 to RM740.
Activities & Amenities – Exclusive Kids’ Club offering a wide range of activities and games, diving & snorkelling courses, sunset fishing, island hopping, jungle trekking, surfing and sailing and many more.
Distance from main city – 283km from Kuala Lumpur.
Food – Chinese, Malaya, Indonesian and Western cuisine styles available at the restaurant here.
Holiday Inn Resort Penang
Highlights – Since it is just 3km away from Tropical Spice Garden, do not miss to take up tours and cooking classes from these aromatic gardens, when you come here.
Location – George Town, Batu Ferringghi.
Price – RM265 to RM500.
Activities & Amenities – Outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, games room, 24/7 room service, Free Wi-Fi, rental bicycles, separate swimming pool for kids, traditional Malay style massages, sightseeing tours to some of the best places in George Town, PC stations, poolside cabana and many more.
Distance from main city – 9km from Taman Negara Pulau Pinang National Park.
Food – A couple of restaurants located indoor and outdoor, in addition to the lobby bar
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
Highlights – This is one of those luxury resorts that is suitable for people of all age groups, as it has ample facilities for having fun as a couple and as large families.
Location – Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya Selangor.
Price – RM477 to RM850.
Activities & Amenities – 24/7 Free Wi-Fi, interiors and floors decorated with marble, 55 spacious event spaces, outdoor swimming pool, spa, fitness centres etc.
Distance from main city – 14minute walk from amusement park and shopping mall.
Food – 5 restaurants serving local Malaysian delicacies and international cuisines.
Sutera Harbour Resort
Highlights – This is one of the premier resort properties in Malaysia and it is well complemented by the Magellan Sutera Resort. Both of these are known as Sutera Harbour Resort.
Location – Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Price – RM428 to RM805.
Activities & Amenities – Free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and parking, spas, fitness centres, swimming pool, golf clubs, private balconies, water sports activities, golfing and many more.
Distance from main city – At a close distance of 3km from Sabah Museum and 6km from Atkinson Clock Tower.
Food – 6 restaurants can be found here, including 3 open air dining places. There are also a couple of bars here.
The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort
Highlights: The resort is known for creating its own Coral nursery which is the first of its kind in South East Asia. The attractiveness of the resort has landed it with many honours and awards. The hotel rests on a private beach and offers complete recreational facilities to its inmates. It is also ideal to access the Datai Golf club or the Air Terjun waterfall from the hotel.
Location: The hotel is located at Jalan Teluk Datai, Langwaki in Malaysia.
Best time: The beauty of the hotel can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Price: Bookings start with INR 12,000.
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.
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Set on the edge of the azure blue South China Sea near Kota Kinabalu, the 29-year old beach resort has been a visited winner of the international awards for its outstanding hospitality, facilities and conservation ventures. With a picturesque setting close to the coral islands of Tunku Adbul Rahman National Park and other historic monuments, this is perfect for rainforest treks and devoted beach life.
Highlights: Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa features a private sandy beach and 2 outdoor pools set in lush gardens. The spa's open yoga pavilion includes a deck over the South China Sea.
Getting There: This beachfront resort on Borneo's northern coast is a 10-minute drive from downtown Kota Kinabalu and Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 760 MYR.
Highlights – There are eight suites in this mansion, with each one having its own individual design, style and character. The furnishings are intricate and exquisite all over the mansion. Marble-embellished spiral staircases, balconies replete with mosaic tiles and bathrooms enclosed with glasses are some of the special features here.
Location – Jalan Macalister George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Price – Tariff starts from approximately around RM980 per night.
Activities & Amenities – Free Wi-Fi, free-standing tubs, gyms and fitness centres, outdoor swimming pool, swim-up bar, elegant lounge, great interiors and 24/7 room service.
Distance from main city – 2.4km from the beachfront of Gurney Drive and 9km from the famous Penang Hill.
Food – Wine cellar and excellent restaurant serving exquisite quality of drinks and food.