Hotels in Malaysia

Oceanside resort features 2 tree-shrouded pools; near Taman Rimba National Forest Reserve. 

Located at the convergence of the Gombak and Klang rivers, this 365-room property is nestled in KL's financial hub. Guest rooms are outfitted with warm, earth-toned carpets, luxurious featherbeds, and brass inlay detailing.

Chinese tin miners, Arab goldsmiths, and durian farmers once lived in the 100-year-old villas at Temple Tree at Bon Ton Resort, on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island.

Capitalizing on the city’s evocative history, owner Narelle McMurtrie converted two rows of Chinese shop houses into 10 suites that call to mind early-20th-century Asia.

Much of Langkawi retains its traditional charm, on view in Pantai Cenang, a small village of formerly dilapidated Malay wooden houses. The property is one such house transformed into stylish lodgings by hotelier Narelle McMurtrie.

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.