Malaysia is one of the most fascinating destinations in Asia, with its UNESCO-protected cities, tropical landscapes, and remarkable wildlife.
Ideal for a variety of travellers, a luxury holiday to Malaysia promises a multi-faceted adventure, from cosmopolitan cities and steaming jungles to idyllic tea plantations and picturesque beaches. Our luxury Asia specialists are on-hand to tailor-design the perfect getaway, whether you’re after a honeymoon in a luxury resort on the beaches of Langkawi Island or a family holiday combining a city break with a wildlife adventure in Kuala Lumpur and Borneo.
Malaysia’s cities alone encapsulate an array of experiences, from the juxtaposed streets of Kuala Lumper where domineering skyscrapers loom over Hindu temples, colonial architecture and aromatic food markets, to the culturally diverse island of Penang, offering travellers more intimate and immersive opportunities to take in the mosaic of cultures that form the country’s heritage, particularly in George Town. Embark on a journey through the past in Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage city and Malaysia’s architectural jewel with streets strewn with evidence of its colourful heritage, with Sino-Portuguese houses and Dutch churches tucked amidst Moorish mosques and Chinese temples.
Adventures across Malaysia’s beautiful natural landscapes are abundant; Langkawi Island, an emerald jewel, is home to a collection of luxury beachfront resorts that offer a variety of nature excursions, from boat rides around the turquoise Andaman Sea to wildlife tours through national parks. Nature enthusiasts will revel in exploring Malaysia's tropical jungles and rainforests on a luxury holiday to Borneo, home to some of the world's most unique flora and fauna.
Malaysia is characterised by a tropical climate and enjoys warm weather throughout the year, however, the best time to visit is between February and September when rainfall is minimal.
Welcome to Malaysia’s buzzing capital, a vibrant city teeming with colour and a diverse melting-pot of wonderful cultures!
Join the locals in their favourite pastimes and explore the streets lined with street food and browse glamorous shopping malls like Pavilion KL and local market stalls at Central Market. Head to Chinatown and step into the old Kuala Lumpur before feasting your eyes on the dazzling Petronas Towers, a true testimony to 21st century Malaysia.
Just a little way out of Kuala Lumpur sits one of Malaysia’s national treasures, you can’t leave without visiting the amazing Batu Caves.
Lay your eyes on the gorgeous golden statue of the deity Murugan before climbing the 272 beautiful rainbow-coloured steps to reach the limestone caves – look out for the monkeys that populate them as you go! These caves are home to temples that have been visited by Hindu pilgrims for years and are completely mesmerising.
Gasping for a cup of tea? Do you need to escape the bustling cities and cool off? These luscious highlands are for you!
Developed by British colonialism, the Cameron Highlands are blanketed by gorgeous emerald green tea plantations that you’ll definitely want to hike through; and of course, you’ll have to stop from tea, while you’re at it! You’ll find all sorts of home comforts here, from scones to strawberries.
Malaysia is dotted with gorgeous islands just waiting for you to visit them, so why stay in one place?
Island hopping is your perfect excuse to become a beach bum, lounge on the sugar white sands of Penang, paddle in the crystal-clear turquoise waters of Pangkor, see amazing orangutans in the beautifully biodiverse Borneo and cross the amazing Langkawi Sky Bridge for phenomenal panoramic views of Malaysia’s lush landscape.
Join the natives of Malaysia and channel your inner foodie when you visit Georgetown, Penang!
You won’t be able to resist the fragrances produced by the various hawker stalls at the night market, why not try char koay kak (wok-fried rice cakes) and indulge in grilled satay skewers? The kids will love cooling off with a bowl of Ais Kacang – a sweet shaved ice with grass jelly, red bean and rose syrup, delicious and refreshing.
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