15 Malaysia Beach Resorts That Offer Best Hospitality & Luxury
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Beach Resorts in Malaysia

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort, The Datai Resort, Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort, Berjaya Tioman Resort, Berjaya Tioman Resort and many more.

Having a luxury stay just by the side of the beaches is what make the stay quite relaxing for you. You can visit the Bunga Raya which has beautiful villas on the beach make it an idyllic place for you to stay. The serene location makes the resort more appealing to tourists.

If you are looking for something even better, you can also reside in Pangkor Laut Resort which comes with an extreme sense of luxury. Take a retreat to enjoy something truly exclusive and you haven't even missed out on the Banjaran Hotsprings retreat which is all worth the effort. You can also visit a smelly village which is close to this resort Tambun whose quaint ambiance is surely mesmerizing.

Here are some of the best Malaysia beach resorts:

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The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

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If you are in a plan to go on a long holiday filled with tranquillity and calmness, The Westin Langwaki Resort & Spa is the best choice that you could fall for. Luxury and comfort are offered in abundance at this hotel which is also a one stop destination for all your cuisine breaks, sports and wandering adventures.

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.

The hotel is situated at Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langwaki, Kedah in Malaysia.

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Travellers suggest that the hotel can be visited at any time of the year.

Price: Starts at INR 12,000.

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Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort

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One of the reputed beach resorts in Malaysia is the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort , which has now been rebranded. It is currently known as Century 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.

Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort

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.

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The Datai Resort

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An effortlessly captivating and naturally surrounded with the goodness of the nature in its best form is The Datai Langwaki. The hotel is precariously nestled among the roots of the ancient rainforests in the area. The destination blends itself smoothly with the surroundings.

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.

The hotel is situated at Jalan Teluk Datai, Langwaki, Malaysia.

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Most people prefer to travel to this destination during the months of June and August.

Price: Starting with INR 40,000.

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Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa

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The Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa is designed in the style of a traditional Malay village. It sits along the white sandy beaches of the well renowned Cenang Beach in Langwaki. It sprawls across a wide 35 acres of beach resort in which more than 300 guest rooms are provided for the convenience of guests.

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.

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The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

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Taaras Beach & Spa Resort is one of the best names in the Pulau Redang Island, in the luxury beach resort segment. Surrounded by clear & blue oceans all around, this resort is a blend of modern and natural beauty.

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.

The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort

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.

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Berjaya Tioman Resort

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Visit Berjaya Tioman Resort that is located in a cosy place decked with a dense growth of palm trees Sandy beaches, pristine waters, excellent hospitality, great ambience & food are the trademarks of this place.

Highlights – This five star resort has its own golf club and is one of the swankiest resorts in this locality;

Location – Johor.

Berjaya Tioman Resort

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.

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Japamala Resort, Timon Island

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Located in the interiors of a forest inside Timon Island, Japamala Resort is a picture of tranquillity and luxury redefined. It is an upscale and boutique luxury resort, which treats its guests with ultimate care and hospitality.

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.

Japamala Resort, Timon Island

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.

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Holiday Villa Beach Resort, Cherating

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One of the scenic beachfront hotels in Malaysia, Holiday Villa Beach Resort in Cherating, promises unlimited entertainment for its guests. It is suitable for honeymooners, families and for business officials.

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.

Holiday Villa Beach Resort, 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.

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Parkroyal Penang Resort

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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.

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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.

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Golden Sands Resort

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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.

 Golden Sands Resort 

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.


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Tanjong Jara Resort

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Looking for an authentic Malay small sized luxury resort, where you can have a relaxing time with friends and family? Tanjong Jara Resort located in Terengganu is the apt place for you.

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.

Tanjong Jara Resort

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.

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BuBu Long Beach Resort, Perhentian Island

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If you want to enjoy a beach resort in ultimate relaxation and complete bliss, you have to visit Bubu Long Beach Resort in Perhentian Island. The facilities in this resort are such that this place is suitable for people of all age groups.

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.

BuBu Long Beach Resort, Perhentian Island

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.

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Angullia Beach House Resort

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Terengganu is blessed with many natural wonders. Angullia Beach House Resort is one of them.

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.

Angullia Beach House Resort

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.

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Bunga Raya Island Resort

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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.

Bunga Raya Island Resort

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.
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Pangkor Island Beach Resort

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Being in the hospitality business for over 3 decades now, Pangkor Island Beach Resort knows exactly how to treat its guests with the highest degree of care and safety.

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.

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  1. Which are the best resorts in Malaysia for couples?

    1. Casa Del Mar Resort: Couples get ready to witness an amorous and dreamy stay at this beach resort in Malaysia with its own private pool. Colonial period inspired architecture and furnishing adorn the room at this resort. Enjoy amiable room services and the best of Malaysian cuisines.

    2. The Ritz Carlton: This beautiful resort in Langkawi has beach facing and palm trees studded with picturesque and panoramic room views. Bathe at a colonial styled bathtub overlooking the verdant wilderness of the island. Go hiking at the beach hills offering a fantastic natural backdrop to this five star resort.

    3. Dash Resort: The usual and ordinary Malaysia beach resorts just got an upgrade with this whimsical addition, making it a top notch romantic getaway with your loved ones. Who doesn't love a swim up bar, private pool, Jacuzzi and amazing picturesque room views? Order room services and drown into the tropical climate of this fantastic resort.

    4. The lakehouse Cameron Islands: Get transported to a world where the colonial period furniture and architecture still rules. This resort offers a very private stay amongst the peace and tranquillity of the highlands, adorned with vibrant flowers and pleasant climes. Wake up to a ravishing sunrise greeting you through the widows and get lured into a paradisiacal world.

  2. Which are the best resorts in Malaysia with a private pool?

    1. Managala resort and spa: Malaysia beach resorts are unbeatable when it comes to its services and facilities. One such fancy retreat is this private pool villa, set amongst wetlands of Malaysia rendering peace and tranquillity and abundance of wildlife adding colours to your stay.

    2. The shores Estate: Get greeted by cordial and commendable staff, at one of the most sought after beach resorts in Malaysia. Have a scrumptious meal by the pool side and admire the generous hospitality of this fantastic estate.

    3. La villa in langkawi: Malaysia beach resorts are unbelievable and prodigious, and this resort with a pleasant private pool overlooking the tropical island of langkawi tops the list for its impeccable room services and hospitable ambience. Enjoy a luxury whimsical stay at this beautiful accommodation.

    4. Banjaran hotspring: Geothermal lakes, naturally heated pool and limestone with an entrancing wilderness surrounding you makes this one of the most popular beach resorts in Malaysia. Enjoy a night full of tranquillity and quaint ambience.

    5. Lexis Suites: No one can get enough of this luxury and panoramic suite overlooking the fantastic beaches of Langkawi. High end and modern furnishing adorn these rooms and world class renowned ambience makes this one of the most popular Malaysia beach resorts.

  3. What are the best luxury resorts in Malaysia?

    1. The Andaman: Situated on the west of the Langkawi Bay, this opulent and affluent resort houses the most unique coral nursery, a bewitching private beach and top class amenities for its residents. It’s in close proximity to all major beach attractions and also offers car rentals and comfortable transport facilities.

    2. Japamala resort: Adrenaline junkies here's a treat for you at one of the most impeccable beach resorts in Malaysia offering a plethora of water sports activities like diving, jet skiing, snorkelling and parasailing at its beach. Enjoy open air dining services and admire the quaint and tranquillity this island has to offer.

    3. Sunway resort hotel and spa: Enjoy your accommodations at one of the most luxurious resorts of Malaysia. With over 200 rooms featuring intricate furnishings, amiable hospitality, quick services and friendly staff, this resort is the most perfect getaway for your family and loved ones.

    4. Bunga Raya island resort: Travel enthusiasts get ready to witness a quaint and a time in peace amongst the hidden wilderness of this tropical country by renting accommodation at this beach facing resort. With an infinity pool offering panoramic views of the ocean, and bloodcurdling water sports at its bay, this resort is a top-notch stay in Langkawi.

  4. How to reach Malaysia?

    Kuala Lumpur international airports offer flight frequencies to all major countries at very affordable prices. Other major airports in Malaysia are Senai International airport and Kota Kinabalu International airport. Rail and road transports are other viable options too.
  5. Which is the best time to visit Malaysia?

    The best time to visit Malaysia is during the dry season of December till February. The temperatures remain around 23-25 degrees allowing a plethora of water sports activities to travellers without them having to worry about rain showers. The climate at langkawi remains sunny and dry, perfect for sunbathing and spa treatments by the seashore.
  6. What is Malaysia famous for?

    It's a whimsical and romantic getaway for travel enthusiasts and offers a plethora of infamous tourist attractions like the langkawi islands with its thrilling water sports, and the grandiose PETRONAS towers and hustle and bustle of Kuala lumpur.

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