Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island located three miles off the West Coast of Malaysia and is easily accessed via a short boat ride or scenic helicopter transfer. Situated in the warm gentle waters of the Straits of Malacca, this stunningly idyllic island boasts the internationally esteemed Pangkor Laut Resort.
This amazing island is a haven of tranquillity, seclusion and exclusivity. With its stunning tropical sandy white beaches and its enchanting rainforest you won't fail to lose yourself in its awe inspiring beauty. Only the unique prestigious Pangkor Laut Resort and MUSE Pangkor Laut Estates are on this tropical island hideaway and over 80 percent of the island remains untouched. Pangkor Laut is renowned the world over by travellers seeking luxury in an idyllic tropical paradise.
When to go to Pangkor Laut Island
Like much of Malaysia - due to its equatorial position - there is the possibility of rain throughout the year, however showers don’t last more than a couple of hours and visiting out of the wettest months of September to November can reduce the chances of rain. Temperatures are balmy to hot all year through.
Where to stay in Pangkor Laut Island
Only a fraction of Pangkor Laut’s 300 acres has been developed to house Pangkor Laut Resort including the Spa Village and the secluded Estates. Enjoy the sandy beach at Emerald Bay or accompany the resort’s resident naturalist on his daily trek through the lush jungle. The Spa Village offers traditional spa therapies of the region, while the chefs transform the finest local ingredients into delightful delicacies.
What to do on Pangkor Laut Island
When staying at Pangkor Laut Resort, The Chef’s Kitchen Experience is a must. This gastronomic journey includes a visit to Pangkor Island’s fishery, dried seafood markets, noodle maker and floating fish farm.
Pangkor Laut Island Holidays Fact File
HIGH SEASON March - October
FLIGHT DURATION 12 hours 25 minutes
UK AIRPORT OPTIONS Malaysia Airlines flies direct from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur and onwards throughout Malaysia. Singapore Airlines flies from London Heathrow and Manchester with onward connections throughout Malaysia via Singapore
DIRECT FLIGHTS Yes
COUNTRY COMBINATIONS Singapore, Bali, Hong Kong, Thailand
CURRENCY Malaysian ringgit
TIME DIFFERENCE + 8 hours
LANGUAGE Malay and Malaysian
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