Malaysia attractions and top destinations selection and where to stay

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A cluster of islands off the coast of Kedah, Langkawi is a haven for duty-free shopping and island hopping. With pristine waters and peaceful scenery, Langkawi is also popular for water sports, and many flock here for weekends by the sea. Stick around to witness the amazing sea eagles convene for a feeding or take a tour to visit the mangroves they reside in. Famous for having one of the prettiest imitation villages outside of France, Bukit Tinggi is also known for Colmar Tropicale Resort, where visitors can experience a fairytale right here in Malaysia’s highlands, strolling through the extensive gardens or simply relaxing in one of its many restaurants in the beautiful town square. With the cool weather and beautiful architecture, this place is great for a weekend sight seeing trip full of peace and relaxation.

This 20 kms long and 11 kms wide Tioman Island is the best example of what an happening island life is all about. This paradise for travellers is replete with adventure and leisure activities that compel to call the island one of the best places to see in Malaysia. Located in the South China Sea, Tioman Island boasts teal water, breathtaking waterfalls, lush forests and orange blossoms. The island is perfect to enjoy activities like snorkelling, diving, sailing as well as paddling. One also will enjoy taking a sneak peek at the rich village life on the island.

A fascinating fusion of eastern and western influences, Penang is Malaysia’s most tourist-visited destination. The island manages to embrace modernity while retaining its colonial traditions; due to its well-preserved heritage buildings Penang’s capital, Georgetown, has been accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Although Georgetown’s landscape is dominated by Chinese storefronts – most in need of a good paint job – there are also swanky shopping complexes, refurbished Chinese manors, rowdy pubs and artsy boutiques, cafes and studios. Read more details on

Malaysia’s best-known holiday destination, Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 65,000, the only other inhabited island being nearby Pulau Tuba. Fringed with long, white beaches and with an interior of jungle covered hills and craggy mountain peaks, it’s easy to see why this is Malaysia’s most heavily promoted tourist destination. The most popular beaches can be found on the west coast with a wide choice of restaurants and eateries and some of the best resorts in Langkawi.

Malaysia is a fabulous country, so much colour, a must see for any travel fan. Christ Church was built by the Dutch when they took possession of Malacca from the Portuguese and today, it stands as one of Malacca’s most defining structures. Situated along Jalan Gereja (also known as Church Street), it is an instantly recognisable brick-red building with a huge white cross at the top. The interior of the cathedral has 200 year-old handmade pews, decorative fanlights and plaques that honour Dutch soldiers and locals.