Honeymoon Places in Malaysia - Your Perfect Romantic Getaway!!

Most of us would think of Europe as the ultimate destination for that cozy honeymoon, however, little do we realise that South East Asia, especially Malaysia is equally an alluring place to offer space for your budding romance. Do away with the clichéd honeymoon destinations and opt for a place that renders a more imaginative and exciting backdrop for your first days of marriage. Malaysia is one of those places in the world where you will find a blend of growing urbanization, immense natural beauty and a traditional structure that still hasn't given way to Western influences. So, while you are planning a grand honeymoon with your beloved, keep in mind these honeymoon places in Malaysia for an exciting and offbeat choice for honeymoon.

1. Pulau Langkawi - Experience Passion in the Turquoise Waters

Pulau Langkawi - honeymoon destination in Malaysia 

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Known for its pristine sands and turquoise waters, Pulau Langwaki is the first place that should come to your mind if you are thinking of a Malaysian Honeymoon. Aptly named as the Jewel of Jedah, Langkawi will entice you with its quaint villages and emerald paddy fields. Due to its alluring beauty, Langkawi can be better considered as the "tropical paradise” to seduce the newlyweds. 

Things to Do:

Admire Nature - Visit the Seven Wells Waterwells

Savour some delectable Malaysian food on the streets. 

Couples can also opt for a sunset Dinner cruise for a romantic evening. 

Be adventurous enough to have a look at the underwater marine life of Langkawi’s pristine waters.

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Other interesting things to do on your honeymoon in Langkawi

2. Redang Island, Terengganu - For a paradisiacal Honeymoon

Redang Island - honeymoon island 

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Imagine yourself in the lap of verdant nature on an island whose beauty surpasses any description! That is Redang Island for you. One of the best places for Honeymoon in Malaysia, Redang Island appeals the couples due to the isolation and picturesque nature that it offers. Redang Island is also famous for offering snorkelling and diving opportunities. This island is perfect for beach holidays, getaway trip, romantic trip, honeymoon, diving and for those who just love the combination of water, sun & beach. 

Things to Do:

Redang Island is known for watching glorious sunrise and sunset

Embark for a snorkelling trip

Enjoy its dazzling nightlife

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3. Cameron Highlands, Pahang - Explore the beauty of Tea Plantations

Cameron Highlands - quiet honeymoon place in Malaysia 

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For those who are looking for a quaint place to spend their honeymoon, Cameron Highlands is the place to be in. This small hill station is known for dense tea plantations, strawberry farms, lush valleys and hillslopes. From Penang, you can easily get buses to Cameron Highlands. On your way, enjoy the cozy journey.

Things to Do:

Stroll around the Tea Plantations

Go Strawberry picking

Adventurous couples can take forest treks

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4. Kuala Lumpur - For a Dazzling City Honeymoon

Kuala Lumpur - the most famous honeymoon place 

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For couples, who wish to spend their honeymoon amidst the din of the city, Kuala Lumpur is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Malaysia. From food to culture to modernity to skyscrapers, this city will offer you all the excitement of the world. With its range of attractions and romantic corners, your honeymoon is going to be an exciting one. 

Things to Do:

Visit the various indoor parks of Kuala Lumpur

The city has a dazzling nightlife, try its many bars and restaurants.

Go shopping around its various malls and street markets.

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5. Kota Kinabalu - Experience Culture

Kota Kinabalu - experience the local culture 

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Known for its spangling cultural scene, Kota Kinabalu beams with places that would immediately attract your attention. From local markets to cultural corners and natural attractions, Kota Kinabalu is one of the best options for a Malaysian Honeymoon sojourn.

Things to Do:

Kota Kinabalu is known for an array of water sports. Go snorkelling, scuba diving, leisure diving and other forms of water sports.

There are many first class restaurants. Book for a romantic evening.

Try a variety of cuisine offered not only in hotels and restaurants, but also by hawker’s stalls.

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6. Tanjung Aru, Sabah of beaches and love

Tanjung Aru, a seren honeymoon spot in Malaysia 

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Located sub-district of Kota Kinabalu, lies this quaint corner of nature which is known for its pristine white beach and glorious sunset views. For couples, who love a quiet honeymoon, Tanjung Aru will offer you ample solitude to cherish love.

Things to Do:

Take a stroll across the beaches

Experience the beautiful coral reefs through diving and snorkelling

Adventurous couples can take treks through forests

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7. Malacca, Take a Journey into Malaysian Culture and History

Malacca 

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For culture seekers, Malacca is a great honeymoon destination in Malaysia for its rich legacy of history and tradition. There are a number of cultural attractions to visit apart from shopping, eating and other opportunities. One of the many cultural highlights of the city is the Trishaw that offers you an oriental journey across the city.

Things to Do:

Visit its various cultural attractions

Book for a Meleka River Cruise for a romantic evening.

Visit the world famous Melaka’s Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.

Ride on a Trishaw across Malacca. Discover all things to do in Melaka.

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8. Pangkor Island, Perak - Wonder at the beautiful Coral Life

Pangkor Island - most favoured honeymoon island 

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Home to some of the most gorgeous beaches on earth such as Nipah and Coral Beach, Pangkor Island attracts couples who love to get lost in the lap of nature. These beaches are known for their vibrant corals, fish and sea cucumbers. You will also get a number of luxurious resorts to stay here.

Things to Do:

Try water sports

Parasailing

Take a romantic motorbike round around the island

Photograph the Coral Reef Beauty

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9. Batu Ferringhi Beach - Just Relax

Batu Ferringhi Beach 

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Batu Ferringhini Beach is quite popular with the foreigners for its white sand beauty and gushing waves. Here, you will find an array of popular spots for a range of water sports activities such as parasailing and windsurfing. So, if you are looking for a wet and wild time in the water, this is the best honeymoon place in Malaysia to be.

Things to Do:

Visit Batu Ferringhini Night Market

Visit the famous Penang Batik Factory

Take a stroll around the famous Butterfly Farm and Tropical Spice Garden.

Book for a Thai massage and body spa

Sit on a trishaw to explore the city

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10. Tioman Island - the Dragon beauty

Tioman Island 

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A blend of nature and legend, Tioman Island is an ecological paradise that is one of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful travel destinations. This island allures visitors with its warm beaches, lovely seascape and verdant rainforests. There are a number of legends associated with this island, the most popular being its formation by a dragon princess who flew over the South China Sea en route to Singapore. Enchanted by the beautiful waters, she decided to make it her final resting spot.

Things to do:

Experience the underwater beauty with diving and snorkelling

Try island hopping on speed boats

Trek through the lush rainforests

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11. Taman Negara - Let Your Love Blossom in the Lush Rainforest

Taman Negara 

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Try something different for your honeymoon and book for a jungle lodge to admire the beauty of this 130 million years old tropical rainforest. You can also pitch tent or check-into this forest reserve and bask in the natural surroundings of the National Park.

Things to Do:

Go camping in the midst of nature

Jungle treks

Walk across the longest Malaysian suspension bridge in the world

For a cultural experience, you can visit the tribal villages of Orang Asli

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12. Georgetown, Penang - Relish the Penang’s Capital City

Georgetown, Penang 

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Penang’s capital city, Georgetown is one of the most interesting and colourful cities in Malaysia. Named after King George III, walking down the streets of Georgetown is like travelling back in time. Take a stroll and admire its many British colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses and mosques. Adventurous couples can climb up the Verdant Penang Hill or just admire its beauty while sitting in a funicular railway.

Things to Do:

Explore the streets of Georgetown for a romantic time spent together.

From the Lorong Kulit and Rope Walk flea markets to the Campbell Street, and Little India traditional shopping areas and modern shopping malls like Gurney Plaza and Queensbay, Penang is a shopper’s paradise.

For those who love to drink and party, the Upper Penang Road party hotspot in George Town comes alive when the sun descends on the horizon.

So which of these places in Malaysia offer an ideal setting for your honeymoon? Let us know in the comments below!

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