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.
Four Seasons Resort
Highlights: The Four seasons hotels and resorts are an equivalent of paradise with full fledged beauty of the nature, tranquil environment and adventure. With an extensive fleet of guestrooms, and complete recreational services at disposal, the Four seasons hotels and resorts leaves no stone unturned to impress and admire. It is located at a close distance from Tanjung Rhu beach, Hot springs village, craft cultural complex, herbwalk in Langwaki and more.
Location: The hotel is located at Jalan Tanjung Rhu Mukim Ayer in Langwaki, Kedah Malaysia.
Best time: As per visitors who have been to this peaceful haven, and as the name of the hotel itself suggests, one can visit at any time.
Price: Bookings start with INR 50,000.
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Highlights: The five star hotel is no where less than the expectation as the near uninhabited island offers much to its guests. There are chefs to please your taste buds and so many recreational activities to spend your time in. The retreat offers full fledged rooms with at par facilities to offer relaxation and comfort in its best form. The hotel is also the recipient of several awards for its antique comfort and luxury.
Location: The hotel is situated at Mukim Ayer Hangat, Langwaki in Malaysia.
Best time: You can relish the comfort of this hotel at any time of the year.
Price: Bookings start with INR 12,000.
Casa del Mar Langkawi
Highlights: The Casa Del Mar is located at the north west of peninsula in Malaysia. Tropical beach settings are waiting to be explored at this magical island. It is a UNESCO World Geopark site. The Langwaki International Airport is a mere ten minutes’ drive from the Casa Del Mar. The facilities at this place are available in abundance.
Location: The hotel is located at Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Langwaki, Kedah, Malaysia.
Best time: People travel to this destination all round the year as the experience is just the same.
Price: Bookings for the destination start at INR 15,000.
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.
Tenggol Coral Beach Resort, Tenggol island
Highlights – It is the largest resort in the island of Pulau Tenggol. The resort consists of 20 cabins that are made of natural timber, with each one having provision of air-conditioning and hot shower. Diving and snorkelling courses are available in plenty here for skilled and inexperienced tourists.
Location – Pulau Tenggol Island. Price – Approximately RM100 to RM503 per night.
Activities & Amenities – Diving courses, snorkelling courses, 24/7 hot shower facility, recreation facilities and excellent hospitality from resort staff.
Distance from main city – 14miles from the town of Kuala Dungun.
Food – BBQ and restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine.
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.
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang Island is the only hotel in the heart of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site that possesses top tier sea frontage. With over 125 years of history, the hotel has capered as a host to some of the world's most renowned artists, writers and heads of state. Today, the luxurious all-suite hotel stands as the grand dame of heritage hotels, its distinctively classic elegance and top notch services enhanced with time. Most of the suites look out onto the decorative garden and swimming pool with views across the stunning Andaman Sea.
Highlights: The 16-storey building boasts 122 sea facing suites, complemented by new restaurants, meeting rooms, pool and niche retail outlets.
Location: Situated in George Town, the E&O Hotel stands at the intersection of Farquhar Street and Penang Road.
Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 663 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.
Four Points by Sheraton Penang
On the tranquil stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the Straits of Malacca, Four Points by Sheraton is reviving the Tanjung Bungah coastline with conducive hotel getaway. Guests can expect the Sheraton hospitality within their 220 modern rooms fitted with comfortable bed, and exclusive amenities. Similarly with other international Four Points, the Penang property boasts one of the best brew pub serving hand crafted beers from around the globe. The hotel oversees the beach but still conveniently located on the main road connecting directly to George Town.
Highlights: Enjoy the local and international cuisines at the all-day dining restaurant and 1132 square feet of total function space across four venues that boasts state-of-the-art audio-visual technology.
Location: The Four Points by Sheraton Penang is perfectly located in Tanjung Bungah, between Batu Feringgi and Georgetown and just a 25-minute drive from the bridge that links the island to the mainland.
Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 330 MYR.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Location: Alor Gajah,Melacca
Activities and Amenities: Tennis, Golf, Fishing, bowling, Horse riding
Price: RM 300 to RM466 approximately
Philea Resort & Spa
Location: 1.5 hour drive from Kuala Lumpur airport
Activities and Amenities: Golf, Sauna, Fitness
Price: RM 494 to RM617 approximately
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.
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.
Gaya Island Resort
Around one hundred beautifully finished villas set in either side of the lush jungle foliage, atmospheric mangrove, or looking out on the corals and the blues of the nearby sea where high-end luxury meets nature at Gaya Island Resort, a serene getaway surrounded by sandy beaches and tropical rainforest. This 5-star non-smoking resort features an outdoor pool, yoga classes and a pampering Spa Village.
Highlights: The pool-side Feast Village serves the best of local and international cuisines from 3 large kitchens and offers wine from its private cellars. The rooftop Fisherman's Cove serves freshly caught seafood. Cocktails can be enjoyed at the Pool Bar Lounge.
Getting There: Gaya Island Resort is on Pulau Gaya, within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, off the coast of Borneo. It is a 10 minute speedboat ride from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal.
Price: Approximate cost for a room starts from 1050 MYR.
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
Location: The Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa is located just 35 km from Kuala Lampur airport and 25km from the main city.
Highlights: The hotel has some of the best suites, dining and halls available that promise a convenient stay. If you are thinking of planning a wedding event or a party then it is not a bad idea to choose this hotel.
Best time: The best time to visit Kuala Lampur is May and June however the resort always serves you the best during your stay.
Price: The basic rooms at the hotel range from 408 MYR and more
Berjaya Hotels & Resorts
Location: The hotel is located in the heart of the city, so you are near to all the sightseeing places which you would want to cover during your tour to Kuala Lampur.
Highlights: During your stay in the resort, you can enjoy the amazing facility of spa, dining and golf. The hotel also offers you peace of mind, as it keeps you away from the crowd and noise of the city.
Best time: The perfect time for visiting the hotel is May, however the hotel ensures to make every bit of your stay the most memorable one irrespective of the time of the year.
Prices: The prices for the room begin from MYR 510 and may go up to 1070. If in case you opt for early booking, then you can avail good discounts.
The Club Saujana Resort
Location: Nestled just minutes away from the city, The Club Saujana Resort is just 10 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur airport and 35 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur city centre.
Highlights: It has 105 elegant sized rooms, providing the most heavenly and luxurious experience to the guests. The Club Saujana Resort ensures to provide its guest with a unique and culturally powerful experience that accounts for a memorable experience during the stay.
Best time to visit: Trips can be planned between May to July, when the city has the best and most enjoyable weather.
Price: The prices of rooms vary from 500 MYR to 1000.
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
Location: The resort is just a 60 minutes’ drive from the airport and just a walk away from some of the prime locations within the city.
Highlights: It is a five star hotel property which features some of the biggest and the most spacious rooms for its guests. There are 370 rooms and 42 suites providing immense comfort and convenience to the guest. You can even stretch your muscles at 24/7 fitness center available within the resort and even refresh yourself using the outdoor swimming pool.
Best time to visit: Kuala Lumpur is a good city to visit from May to July.
Price: The rooms prices ranges from 800 MYR to approx. 4000 MYR of a suite.
The Haven Luxury Resort
Each room has a seating area and a private balcony to enjoy the surroundings in the best way possible. The large outdoor pool with jets is one of premier attraction. Kid’s room and a jogging track are also available. The buffet restaurant provides both local and western cuisine. the place is among first in resorts to visit in Ipoh by visitors
Location: Jalan Haven (Persiaran Lembah Perpaduan), 31150 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
Activities and Amenities: Squash, Fitness Center, Kids playroom
Price: 608RM to 832RM approximately.
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
Location: 15 minute drive from Ipoh city
Activities and Amenities: Spa, Fitness Center, Library, Hot tub, Sauna
Price: 1194RM to 1841RM approximately.
Damai Beach Resort
The resort also offers a spa for relaxation and rejuvenation and two dining options for trying mouth watering cuisines and buffets. You can also enjoy recreational activities organized by the resort on the beach or simply enjoy the on-site golf club.
Location: The Damai Beach resort is located on the northwest coast of Borneo and is a forty minutes ride from Kuching City and fifty minutes ride from Kuching International Airport.
Price: The price of rooms in Damai Beach Resort starts from around RM 250 to RM 400.
Damai Puri Resort & Spa
Enjoy leisure and recreational activities including water sports, jungle trekking and mountain climbing. It is completed with two swimming pools, a gym, tennis court, children’s club and six meeting halls.
Location: Located along Damai beach, it is 30 Km from Kuching and 40 km from Kuching International Airport.
Price: The price of rooms in starts from around RM 280 to RM 640.
Thistle Port Dickson Resort
Highlights – There are 251 rooms in this 5 star resort, that are aimed at giving their guests a world-class experience. All these rooms provide an enviable view of the Melaka Strait of the golf course of the hotel. Suitable for private holidays and official meetings.
Location – Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
Price – RM300 to RM550.
Activities & Amenities- Free Wi-Fi, 24/7 room service, outdoor swimming pool, host of water games on rent, exclusive wet play zone for kids, jet skiing courses, fully equipped fitness centres, massage and relaxing treatments at spa, 9 hole golf course and team building sessions.
Distance from main city- 3km from Cape Rachado Lighthouse and the Blue Lagoon.
Food – 2 restaurants, with one specialising in Italian cuisine.
Cameron Highlands Resort
Highlights- The resort is located at 1500m above sea level and built in colonial cottage style architecture. There is a strong English flavour to this building. Do not miss strawberry farms, tea plantations, gardens, waterfalls and jungle trekking opportunities when you come here.
Location – Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang.
Price – RM500 to RM1025.
Activities & Amenities- Golf course, 24/7 room service, play zone, baby-sitting services, health clubs, spas, car rentals, continuous room service, Free Wi-Fi, In-room massage services, private balconies, pool table, 8 business meeting rooms, etc.
Distance from main city – In close vicinity to attractions like Night Market and Cactus Point.
Food- 4 restaurants serving local and international cuisine.
Lone Pine Resort
Highlights – In close vicinity to main shopping areas and beach, therefore provides unlimited entertainment to guests. Resort has been renovated recently after years of painstaking effort, and it clearly shows.
Location – Penang.
Price – Around RM400 to RM700.
Activities & Amenities – 24/7 room service, Free Wi-Fi, billiards, all kinds of indoor games, outdoor swimming pool, fitness centres, spas, special play zone for kids, golf course, all kinds of meeting room facilities, free airport transfers, bicycles on rent, all facilities for specially abled guests and many more.
Distance from main city – Right on the Batu Ferinngi Island.
Food – 3 dining areas which offer a sumptuous spread of breakfast, lunch and dinner for its guests.