Malaysia

Hotels in Malaysia

The resort in Sabah has 44 overwater bungalows near the 130-million-year-old prehistoric forrest.

On an underdeveloped private island off the western coast of Malaysia, this isolated tropical resort sprawls across a series of pristine beaches.

A 90-minute drive south of Kuala Lumpur, the just-opened Golden Palm Tree Sea Villas & Spa pays homage to its name: 392 villas are raised on stilts in eight palm-frond-like rows that stretch out into the Straits of Malacca.

This recent addition to the Jalan Tanjung Rhu area boasts a 40-acre wetland, where naturalists lead boat tours of the mangrove forests.

What to Expect: Set within a marine wildlife sanctuary off the central-eastern coast of the Malay Peninsula, rocky eight-acre Gemia Island has golden beaches as well as a turtle hatchery, where baby turtles—green, hawksbills, and even rare leatherbacks—are helped along until they

26 wooden chalets on Pasir Panjang, the island’s longest stretch of sand.

This 492-room resort, just 10 minutes away from downtown Kota Kinabalu, has views of nearby islands. 

Recently renovated high-rise with a marble lobby, 4 restaurants, and 662 red-and-beige rooms. 

Nestled between the tropical gardens of Kuala Lumpur City Center Park and the soaring Petronas Twin Towers, this conveniently located city hotel is also within accessible distance of Little India, Merdeka Square, and the Golden Triangle.

This luxury resort fronting a pristine cove was the first to put this Tanjung Rhu's tranquil sand and water on the map.