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The western coast of Peninsular Malaysia is a popular destination for beaches. This is especially true when it comes to Langkawi Island, which offers breathtaking views of the sea and the stunning sunset. Some of the most beautiful oceans are located here. The island of Borneo is another major resort destination, especially for divers and those interested in nature conservation - there are turtle nesting grounds on the island. On the east coast, the island of Tioman takes one of the top spots - it is part of a marine park and one of the largest coral reefs in the world. Calm, secluded beaches and turquoise waters that seem to last forever, this is a great destination for sun-lovers who want their own private paradise. Find a great place to stay with our list of the best beach resorts in Malaysia. Note: Some businesses may be temporarily closed due to recent global health and safety issues.

1. Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Sitting on its own private stretch of Golden Beach, the Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa offers some of the best views over the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. Located just steps away from Langkawi Jetty Point (for quick trips to the mainland), a number of restaurants and the natural beauty of the shoreline, it is a spectacular getaway that will not disappoint. The mixture of villas, suites and rooms offers something for everyone here. The top villas provide direct open sunset views and private pools; A stylish blend of contemporary and traditional décor; And a variety of facilities including a private kitchen and glass rain shower. Additional amenities include four outdoor pools, the hotel's state-of-the-art WestinvestCout® fitness studio and an award-winning Heavenly Spa by Westin. Guests can book a walk with the hotel's own naturalist to explore the flora and fauna of the area and see the many hornbills that call the island home. The hotel restaurant and lounge has lunches, live music, a 180-degree breathtaking view of the ocean and an international cart a la menu for those seated in the beach-front cabana who want to watch the sunset over the water.  

2. Dattai Langkawi

Dattai Langkawi Surrounded by a million-year-old rainforest, Dattai Langkawi has 121 rooms, suites and villas, which completely melt into the tropical landscape. The resort sits on a private section of beach on Datai Bay, which continually lists "the best beaches in the world" and offers an oasis of silence - here, guests can sleep with the sound of waves and soft melodious sounds Of trees in the air. Most of the rooms come with their own private balconies, award-winning architecture, and oversee the bathtub overlooking the forest. Some of the private pool villas are hidden deep in the rainforest and are connected to public areas by a series of wooden walkways. The resort has five dining options, including a serving authentic Malaysian cuisine, a pavilion on 30-meter tall stilts, a casual-dining restaurant on the beach and a main restaurant overlooking the rainforest and pool area. Guests can also enjoy the spa, attend yoga and Pilates classes, or try a class at The Nature Centre Lounge, where you can choose your fresh herbs and then make healing tea or delicious meals. can learn. Mountain bikes are available at no charge, and guests can also board the Naga Pelangi, a traditional Malay boat cruise.

3. Tanzong Jara Resort

Tanzong Zara Resort Inspired by 17th-century Malay palaces, the Tanjong Jara Resort has luxurious, spacious rooms with lots of wood and rich fabrics, large bathtubs, and covered verandas or private courtyards. Rooms and suites either offer breathtaking expanses of the South China Sea or offer views of lush green tropical gardens. The three dining options cover traditional Malaysian food, seafood-themed dishes and healthy salads and local desserts - all surrounded by salty fresh air and juicy tropical foliage. Guests can also order a private dining experience on the beach, with the sound of waves crashing on the coast as a backdrop. Guests can jump into the hotel's two pools; Visit the award-winning spa for several treatments based on traditional treatment methods; Try a traditional handicraft class; Or learn to play Sepak Takr, a traditional Malay game played with a woven rattan ball. Residents of the resort take a free walk to the Naturalist Herbal Gardens and surrounding areas, and guests can also book snorkeling and dive packages through the hotel reception.

4. Pangkor Lut Resort

Pangkor Lut Resort The Pangkor Lot Resort is made up entirely of private villas, perched on a hill, situated amidst tropical gardens, or right at sea. Each of the eight air-conditioned villas has an open bathtub with an open bathtub and a sunny lounge with its own veranda or private balcony and open views of the breathtaking surroundings. Each villa also has its own private pool, and all villas come with an individual butler on call, as well as a private roundabout for guests who wish to stay away from the resort. The property's facilities include a tennis court, a fitness center and an in-house spa, with a range of services including massage, Chinese herbal and Ayurvedic treatments and private spa pools and huts. Guests can enjoy a few different dining options - from Asian cuisine in their own private wooden booths to sea-flavored Malay dishes at The Straits Restaurant, healthy salads at the spa and many seafood-themed dishes. Huh.

5. The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi

The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi A 5-star resort nestled amid lush jungle, the Ritz-Carlton offers a chance to enjoy a sunbathing vacation on its own private deck or a hike through the nearby mangroves and dense rainforest. At The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi, all rooms and villas offer contemporary décor with Malaysian accents and are equipped with luxurious exterior bathrooms for open views of the sea or surrounding rain forest, and massive glass walls. Beachfront villas come with their own private pool, direct access to the beach, and decadent facilities. Guests serve Asian food at a fitness center, a spa and an in-house restaurant. Concierge is available to help you book many activities, including wildlife photography or textile printing classes, hikes through the woods, or boat rides. Address: Jalan Pantai Coke, Langkawi Accommodation: Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi 6. Japamala Resort by Samadhi Photo Source: Japamala Resort by Samadhi Photo Source: Japmala Resort by Samadhi Situated on the serene Tioman Island and surrounded by tropical rainforests, Samadhi by Japamala Resorts is an eco-luk boutique resort. The suites and villas here are stylish, decorated using soft modern colors and local wood. Some come with their own plunge pool and a sundeck, while others resemble trees, which are located high above the edge of the forest or on the edge of the mountain overlooking the lagoon. The resort has an outdoor pool and two restaurants, where guests can try Western cuisine as well as Indochinese and Thai specialties. Guests here offer several free services, including free use of kayak in the evening, a home-made Asian breakfast and the chance to dine under the stars in their own private corner of the resort. Boat trips are available to the surrounding islands, and guests can join a 45-minute trek through the dense rainforest.

7. Shangri-La Ka Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Rasa Ria Resort & Spa of Shangri-La Surrounded by golden sands on one side and 400 acres of tropical forest on the other, Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a tropical paradise. The resort's 499 rooms and suites provide functional space with spectacular tropical details, where the colors of the soil and natural wood blend with the outdoors. Most of the rooms have marble bathrooms, l-octane toiletries and private balconies. Guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, try one of the resort's nine restaurants, or visit the in-house spa for a variety of treatments. Other facilities include a children's club, a nine-hole golf course, and rented bikes. Water sports enthusiasts also have access to scheduled activities such as kayaking, parasailing and windsurfing.

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