Malaysia travel guide and hotels
Touting itself as ‘Malaysia, Truly Asia’, this country unassumingly provides a surprisingly rewarding travel destination, blending all the best of the continent. The Malaysia travel experience includes modern Kuala Lumpur, the history of Melaka, beauty of Langkawi and adventure of Borneo, with much more besides.
Plan your Malaysia tourist experience with this comprehensive 150 page Malaysia travel guide…
Kick back on a secluded tropical beach, explore ancient maritime ports, go trekking in dense highland jungle, or soak up Malaysia’s cultural potpourri…click and read more.
Malaysia’s most popular island destination combines lovely beaches, great natural sights, excellent hospitality and bargain duty-free shopping on the Andaman coast…click and read more.
History, culture and tropical beaches all in one easy package, explore George Town, or escape to the resorts of Batu Ferringhi, delve into Chinese culture or go hiking…click and read more.
Picture yourself in an exclusive island resort set on a tiny Pacific island, in Malaysia its realistic and surprisingly affordable. Here are best rates for more than 600 hotels on Agoda…choose and book here.
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Malaysia guarantees one of the most hassle-free and organised travel experiences in Southeast Asia, free of touts, taxi hustlers and sleaze. Hotels in Kuala Lumpur present excellent value and accommodation on the whole is exclusive and reliable, often set in wonderful natural environments. The locals are friendly and professional and a modern infrastructure makes a Malaysia travel holiday comfortable. Food, spas, bars and service all add up to a satisfying stay. On this site you can search for good deals for more than 600 hotels provided by Agoda.
Malaysia comprises of two quite remotely separated sections, with most visitors attracted to the islands and sites of Peninsula Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is a modern and manageable capital to fly into, with several notable sights. Just two hours away is the historically intriguing 15th Century town of Melaka, while further up the coast is a similar experience at George Town on Penang Island. Langkawi island, with its lovely beach scenery and duty free shopping rounds up the Andaman coastal attractions. On the opposite coast are several smaller, more exclusive, no less exotic islands including Redang, the Perhentians and Tioman island.
The hinterland offers an excellent experience if you’re seeking tropical nature and highland landscape, with the cooler climes of the Cameron Highlands a popular choice, or the wildlife of Taman Negara National Park. But for true wilderness and adventure you should head east to Borneo, and go trekking on Mount Kinabalu or Gunung Mulu or the Sabah rainforests. Then of course there’s the world class diving at Semporna.
Tunku Rahman: the change-maker of Malaysia
Born into royalty, Abdul Rahman was the son of the 24th Sultan of Kedah and would later become the founding father of independent Malaysia. Before attaining his country’s independence, Abdul Rahman was a member of the United Malays National Organization, a group struggling against the UK’s Malayan Union. …more