With tropical beaches, ancient rainforests and exciting regional cuisine, it’s easy to fall head over heels for the islands of Malaysia.
A very special luxury holiday experience lies waiting in Malaysia, where the wonders of the natural world will captivate your senses, the melting pot of cultures intoxicate your soul and the scenic environment indulge your curiosity.
Here at the Inspiring Travel Company we can build your Malaysian adventure around your own ‘must see’ highlights, which could, for example, include: orangutan spotting, tree-top walks through the rainforest, cooking Malay cuisine with a professional chef, walking the Skybridge at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers or sailing on the Andaman Sea.
There are many great experiences to be had in Malaysia. The idyllic beaches, exotic wildlife, ancient rainforests, delicious cuisine and mythical traditions make it a destination that’s both fascinating and diverse and a great place to escape the poor January weather in the UK. For fine dining and brilliant shopping visit the eclectic and stylish city of Kuala Lumpur, while a true sense of escapism can be found on the pristine white sands and traditional spas of Langkawi.
Whilst in the country, it’s also well worth the utterly memorable experience of heading to the verdant jungles of Malaysian Borneo to see captivating orangutans in their natural environment; a sight which will permanently mark itself on your memory.
Most flights to Malaysia will stop in Singapore or go direct to the capital Kuala Lumpur, making for a superb and seamless stop-over either at the beginning or end of your travels in these hip cities.
The boutique resort of Casa del Mar (Spanish for ‘Home by the Sea’) builds on the experience surrounding individual guests, all the while offering a truly serene hideaway retreat. The Mediterranean architecture is carried throughout its 34 rooms which all offer floor to ceiling sliding picture windows with delightful sea views. We recommend the Suites which allow you to relax in the four poster be...
The hotel has 643 luxurious guest rooms. Savour impressive views of lush parklands and the city skyline from your sumptuous suite, spacious and elegantly furnished to exude warm Oriental opulence. Take a rejuvenating dip at the Mandarin Oriental Vitality Club's stunning infinity edge pool or enjoy a soothing spa or massage treatment. Later enjoy Asian delicacies and western favourites at the hotel...
The resort offers 304 rooms across two wings – each offering views across the gardens or beach with an amazing Malaysian sunset. The décor takes its cue from traditional Malaysian architecture. The Garden Wing utilises hues of blue with earthy and citrus tones whereas the Rasa Wing has a more contemporary Asian feel with gold, deep red and beige tones. Families will love the kids’ pool, Advent...
Towering high above the city and offering full-frontal views of the famous Petronas Towers, this 571- room hotel offers a convenient location for business and leisure travellers alike. It is connected to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre within the city’s shopping and entertainment district. The real draw, apart from the views, is the hotel’s rooftop bar. The SkyBar has been voted The Best Bar an...
The resort is located between a stunning white-sand beach, verdant rolling hills and the quaint harbour, and boasts 125 rooms and suites. Each one embodies a contemporary décor making use of the stunning views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. A neutral colour palette complete with rich reds and gold in its soft furnishings ensures comfort and style unite harmoniously. As far as outdoor a...
As one of the newest hotels on the island, guests to this exceptional resort can expect all the latest luxury indulgences, alongside that familiar, award-winning St. Regis service. Set on the southern tip of Langkawi, and less than half an hour from the airport, this luxury hotel is as well suited to couples searching for a dreamy Malaysian beach retreat as for families wishing for a holiday fille...
Hideaway in the lush rainforest or get lost in views of the glistening Andaman Sea whilst staying at this luxury resort on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. Arriving at Ritz-Carlton Langkawi is a special experience in itself. The hotel has a keen focus on authentic Malay experiences, so each guest enters through The Walkway of Wishes. Here, a unique water feature holds waters from Tasik Dayang Bun...
Boasting the accolade of Kuala Lumpur’s only heritage hotel, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a fine example of colonial elegance infused with modern Malaysian delights. One of the Leading Hotels of the World collection, the hotel is idyllically located in a leafy neighbourhood. Guests can explore the large colonial-era buildings in the area and the architecturally stunning Malayan Railway S...
- Set in pristine 10 million-year old rainforest next to the gorgeous Datai Bay beach.
- Take a rainforest and beach walk with one of the resident naturalists and marine biologists.
- Bathe beneath a cascading waterfall in one of the resort’s natural pools.
- The award-winning Ernie Els 18-hole, par-72 golf course is 5 minutes away.
- 5 Spa treatment villas are situated along a winding stream, within the secluded rainforest.
- Located in the UNESCO Geo Park with a tropical rainforest, limestone cliffs and the Andaman Sea nearby
- Lots of activities in resort including bicycle tours, cooking classes and yoga
- Visit and explore the mangrove forests and winding rivers
- Lutong Kids' Club is a hive of activity with daily, fun-filled educational experiences from batik painting to kite making
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