Steeped in colonial history, culturally diverse, naturally beautiful and an adventure for your taste buds – Malaysia is remarkable in every sense. It is where the ultra-modern and traditional collide. Witness this in the dynamic capital of Kuala Lumpur, where soaring skyscrapers stand alongside historical temples. This bustling cityscape melts into the unspoilt shores of the East Coast and the breathtaking natural beauty of Malaysian Borneo.
The astounding diversity of this south-east Asian destination means that Malaysia holidays can truly be whatever you want them to be. Spend time in the cosmopolitan capital of Kuala Lumpur, then make your way to the Peninsula to discover Langkawi’s breathtaking natural beauty, or Penang’s cultural and culinary delights. For action and adventure, Malaysian Borneo is hard to beat.
City breaks in Malaysia
Experience the compelling contrasts of Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Gaze in awe at the sky-scraping Petronas Twin Towers, or visit the ancient Batu Caves. Shop at designer boutiques or bargain-hunt at bustling markets. The historical Peninsula city of Malacca and quirky Kuching –capital of Sarawak, in Malaysian Borneo – are also well worth visiting on city breaks.
Things to do in Malaysia
With an array of stunning beaches, verdant peaks and magnificent national parks, Malaysia boasts endless possibilities for action or relaxation. Head to the Peninsula island of Penang and explore colonial-era Georgetown, taking time to sample the mouth-watering local cuisine. Unwind on the unspoilt shores of Langkawi and the East Coast. Or trek through spectacular national parks in Malaysian Borneo, looking out for adorable orangutans as you go.