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MALAYSIA TRAVEL GUIDE

With its rich and diversified cultural history, counting influences from Malay, Chinese, Indian and European heritage, complemented by its natural attractions of beaches and rainforests, Malaysia is a unique mix of the modern- and developing worlds. Presenting a happy mix of high-tech infrastructure and -systems combined with reasonable prices, Malaysia is a great destination for travellers. The capital, Kuala Lumpur houses the tallest twin towers in the world, while its islands are home to some of the most beautiful dive areas you will find. With offerings from trekking to sunbathing, from diving to dining, from bars to beaches, Malaysia is certainly worth a visit!

 

During 2014 we made our way from Koh Lipe (Thailand) by boat to Langkawi and on to Penang. We flew to Kuala Lumpur and travelled overland to Melacca from there. During 2019 we've spent a LOT of time in Malaysia with at least a month in each of Penang, Langkawi, and Sabah (Borneo).

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  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit. Current conversion rate here.

  • Electricity: 240V AC electricity. Power outlets are three-prong sockets (type G). Be sure to carry a universal travel adaptor so you can still use all your electronic devices. If you are from a country with 110V as a standard be aware that you will need a voltage converter.

  • Safety: With the exception of the Eastern Sabah region, Malaysia is generally very safe to travel in. The coastal areas of Eastern Sabah, on the island of Borneo, have seen an increase in kidnappings, and caution is advised. For the vast remainder of the country, you should have a safe and enjoyable stay. As with most large cities, pick-pocketing and petty theft can be a problem in big cities like Kuala Lumpur - remain aware and vigilant, and keep your belongings close. Whatever you do, don’t travel without travel insurance! We would suggest checking out World Nomads or SafetyWing, for travel insurance as they have the best coverage for active travellers.

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If you're desperate for some snow sports, you can visit one of these indoor snow arenas in Malaysia: Snowland at Megamall Penang, Mines Wonderland in Kuala Lumpur or the Four Season Environment Controlled Chamber in Shah Alam.

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The climate in Malaysia depends on where in the country you are. The rainy season on the West coast of Malaysia is from May to September and is less severe except for the West coast of the Peninsula which receives thunderstorms in April, May and October. The rainy season on the East coast is roughly reversed and lasts from October to March.

BEACH OPTIONS IN MALAYSIA

Malaysia has plenty of stunning beaches and no matter the time of the year, the weather should be good somewhere. The best time to visit the beaches on the East coast is from March to September. The best time to visit the beaches on the west coast is from November to August as September and October can be very rainy.

SURFING IN MALAYSIA

You can enjoy excellent surf somewhere in Malaysia all year round. The best time for consistent swell on the East Coast is during the Northeast monsoon season from October to March. The best time on the West Coast, at places like Langkawi, is from April to October when the rainfall is less.

KITESURF IN MALAYSIA

The North East monsoon season from November to March brings the most consistent winds for kitesurfing from December to February. The South West Monsoon season from June until September brings lighter but also consistent winds.

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If you're desperate for some snow sports, you can visit one of these indoor snow arenas in Malaysia: Snowland at Megamall Penang, Mines Wonderland in Kuala Lumpur or the Four Season Environment Controlled Chamber in Shah Alam.

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Temperatures vary little in Malaysia throughout the year and hover around a fairly constant 30°C by day, while humidity is high all year-round. Showers can be expected year-round too, mostly during afternoons, although these downpours are usually short and can clear up as quickly as they arrive. The major distinction between the seasons, and worth considering when you decide to visit Malaysia, is the arrival of the northeast monsoon - ushering in what is locally called the rainy season.


The east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, as well as the western end of Sarawak, is particularly affected during this time, with late November through mid-February seeing the heaviest rainfall.

 

The west coast of Peninsular Malaysia as well as Sabah, experience its wettest months during September and October. Monsoonal downpours during this time can be heavy and prolonged and can prohibit more or less all activity for its duration. Boats and ferries plying the routes to most islands in affected areas won’t attempt the sea swell at the height of the rainy season and service will be limited. In mountainous areas like the Cameron Highlands, the Kelabit Highlands, and in the hill stations and upland national parks, you may experience more frequent rain as the high peaks gather clouds more or less permanently.

The best time to visit most of Malaysia is generally between March and early October when you will avoid the worst of the rains and there’s less humidity, though air pollution, usually caused by forest fires in Indonesia, can cause hazy conditions and even cancel flights. Despite the risk of more rain, the months of January and February can be particularly rewarding, and you will find a number of significant festivals, notably Chinese New Year and the Hindu celebration of Thaipusam.

MALAYSIA WEATHER SYNOPSIS

Malaysia has a tropical climate. The nation’s daily mean temperature is between 26-28°C, remaining fairly consistent year-round. Rainfall also remains high year-round, with approximately 3,000 mm falling each year. Two monsoon periods are perceived locally, between November-March and May-September, with the east coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, the northeast of Sabah, and southern Sarawak experiencing the most intense and prolonged periods of monsoon rainfall.

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MALAYSIA TRAVEL COSTS

Travel in Malaysia is pretty affordable. A little pricier than some other areas in Southeast Asia, but still far less than most western countries. If you’re happy sleeping in a hostel and eating street food, you can easily get by on $30 a day. If you want to splurge on a nicer hotel or a few gourmet meals, you might want to budget up to $40 or $50 (or more if you’re used to a more western lifestyle). If you want to get an idea of how much we spent around Malaysia see our Budget Report section.

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Transportation

Transport from one place to the next is fairly easy in Malaysia and is quite efficient. In larger cities, there are well established public transport systems. We advise checking bus, boat and train schedules ahead of time using BookAway or 12Go Asia, Skyscanner.com or Kiwi.com are handy tools for finding great flight deals.

 

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REGIONS & HIGHLIGHTS OF MALAYSIA

SIGHTS & HIGHLIGHTS OF MALAYSIA

Admire the Petronas Towers

One of the most recognizable spots in Malaysia, the Petronas Towers are the tallest twin towers in the world - also once the world’s tallest building - from their completion in 1998 to 2004 when they were surpassed by Taipei 101. You can of course just enjoy the beauty of the towers for free from the surrounding KLCC Park but it's an incredible experience to walk across the connecting sky bridge to see the amazing views of the city or go even higher to the viewing deck from the 86th floor.

Insider Travel Tip: The lines to the Petrona Towers can get busy which is why we recommend booking your tickets online. The tickets get sent straight to your hotel making is super convenient.


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Attend a Cooking Class or a Foodie Tour

Next to Thailand, Malaysia has some of the best cuisines in Asia with a diverse cultural mix of ingredients. Seize the opportunity to get to know more of the incredible flavours of Malaysian cuisine by taking cooking classes in Malaysia which will equip you all the knowledge you need on how to make a great laksa or rendang. Another incredible way to experience the best is to join a foodie tour where you can taste the real Malaysia on a tour of Kuala Lumpur street food stalls with an expert guide.

 

Go to the Taman Negara National Park

The natural wonder of Taman Negara is estimated to be around 130 million years old and whether you’re looking to set out on a 100km trek, or just take an afternoon stroll, this is the perfect spot to explore. A day trip can be a great way to experience one of the oldest rainforests in the world where you can enjoy panoramic views from Teresek Hill, and ride the river rapids by longtail boat. If you are pretty fit and up for a great day of adventure and exploring we recommend this full-day tour. If you don't have a lot of time but want to see the best of Malaysia, we can recommend this private tour of the Cameron Highlands which includes transfers and a guide.

 

Visit the Batu Caves

The Batu cave is not only one of the most popular Tamil shrines outside of India but it remains an active place of worship. It is a popular site for tourist near Kuala Lumpur and often bundled in with other day tours although it's easy to do it by yourself in half a day. If you are in Malaysia during the Thaipusam festival (January / February), you can witness thousands of devotees carrying their offerings to the temple. The temple formation consisting of three huge limestone caves is truly spectacular and a special place to experience. There is no entry fee to access the temples grounds and both the outside and inside of the cave make for some great photos. You can watch a video we made recently of our visit there by train from Kuala Lumpur. If you want to get the absolute best photos, we would recommend going really early in the morning before it gets too crowded - and too hot! If you’re looking for a unique combo experience, consider this tour which takes you to the Batu Caves as well as firefly watching in nearby Kuala Selangor.

 

Relax in Langkawi Island

The district of Langkawi actually consists of an archipelago of 99 islands - and another 5 small islands which are only visible at low tide! The largest of these islands is Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi) and what most people refer to as simply Langkawi - or also affectionately named “The Jewel of Kedah”. Langkawi offers the traveller from hostels to extravagant resorts and everything in between. Take a couple of days and enjoy some of the incredible seaside beauty of this relaxing island. During 2019 we spent 4 weeks on Langkawi, taking our time to explore every nook and cranny looking for the best beaches (You will have to watch our YouTube videos to find out which one it is!). There is no shortage of activities to keep you busy on Langkawi! From a Mangrove Safari Boat Tour to the famous Langkawi Cable Car and Skybridge to a jetski island tour!


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See the Street Art in Penang

Another must-do while in Malaysia is to see the famous street art in George Town. Everywhere you go, you will find countless street murals often depicting children in various poses. The art is beautifully creative and unusual, making George Town a fun city to explore and walk around in. During 2019 we spent 4 weeks in Penang and found plenty to do and see in this fascinating part of Malaysia. There is much more to Penang than just street art! To learn more of what to see and do see our Penang guide here.


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See Orangutans in Borneo

Borneo, the 3rd largest island in the world and the largest in Asia, is shared by the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, Indonesian Kalimantan and the tiny nation of Brunei. It’s known for its ancient, biodiverse rainforest, home and is home to some incredible wildlife including orangutans, probosci's monkeys and clouded leopards. At 4095m Mount Kinabalu is the island’s highest peak and a popular destination for adventure travellers.

 

Dive Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai

Sipadan is a small island located off the Southeast edge of the state of Sabah on the Malaysian part of the island of Borneo. Touted as ‘an untouched piece of art’ by Jacques Cousteau, Sipadan is home to the best diving in Borneo, many say in the world. Famous for massive schools of fish, spiraling barracudas, enormous green turtles and schooling reef sharks, diving in the pumping current here is spectacular. If you're looking to level up your underwater photography game check out Underwater Photography Guide. This online book and magazine is a complete underwater photography tutorial full of underwater photography tips and techniques. It's a vast resource for improving your underwater photography, whether taking a camera into the water for the first time or a seasoned veteran looking for inspiration.

 

 

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WHAT TO EAT IN MALAYSIA

WHAT TO EAT IN MALAYSIA

Malaysia largely consists of the Malay, Chinese and Indian – and each has their own types of food. This is an over-generalisation, but we found that Malays are fond of using coconut milk in their food, the Chinese deep fry as many things as possible, whilst the Indians love ghee. Jokes aside, there is obviously much more to each cuisine and you will be hard-pressed to not find an amazing meal on every street corner. All you have to do is find the nearest hawker food centre and you will be in heaven no matter what your preferences.

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Keep an eye out for the following must-try foods:

  • Nasi Lemak - Simply put, this is just rice soaked in coconut milk and steamed. But it’s always served with a mountain of sides, from hard-boiled eggs and peanuts to vegetables and meats. It’s a simple dish that’s got the perfect combination of spicy, sweet, and delicious.

  • Apam Balik - Basically a rice flour pancake, this dish is filled with sugar, peanuts, corn, or all three. The ingredients are spooned onto a doughy centre while the outside cooks to crispy perfection, then it’s served up, often folded in half like a taco. This is easy to find at street stalls and is a cheap and satisfying snack on the go.

  • Satay - You’ve probably had satay before and if you have, you know how delicious it is. Skewers of chicken, beef, or pork are painted with peanut sauce and grilled to perfection. You can find similar skewers in other countries, but they just don’t compare to the authentic thing in Malaysia.

  • Nasi Danang - Popular breakfast food in Malaysia, Nasi Danang features rice cooked in coconut milk with fish curry and a spread of added ingredients like hard-boiled eggs, shaved coconut, and pickled vegetables.

  • Char Koay Teow - Roughly translating into “fried rice noodle strips” cooked in a steaming hot wok. There is one main characteristic of this dish – it is cooked with pork fat, and has little crunchy squares of pork lard. So for obvious reasons, this is not the world’s healthiest dish. But you know what, it tastes so good that it’s fine to make an exception, once in a while that is.

  • Laksa - This Malay dish consists of a noodle base combined with a gravy or sauce, meat, and vegetables. The exact recipe will vary depending on where you go. Some have coconut milk bases, while others feature thinner broths. I’d recommend trying it at a few different spots to see which you like the best!

  • Ais Kacang - A dessert commonly served in hawker stalls. It essentially consists of shaved ice (which is made with a special machine) and red beans and topped with various (bright coloured) syrups. Nowadays, vendors make the ais kacang more interesting by using using a mix of red beans, cendol, agar-agar cubes, grass jelly and sweet corn to form the base of this dish. This is then topped with the shaved ice, syrups, and in this case – ice cream!

  • Lor Bak - A dish that consists of a variety of snack-like foods – prawn fritters, bean curd wrapped sausages, fried tofu, century eggs, cucumbers… anything goes really. This is served with two sauces: the lor bak black sauce (a starchy and mildly sweet sauce with streaks of beaten egg whites) and a chilli sauce. You basically dip it in the black sauce, followed by the chilli sauce, and then eat. Strange, but all sorts of wonderful.

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WHERE TO STAY IN MALAYSIA

For a first-time visit to Malaysia, it's recommended to base yourself in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city, as it offers a perfect introduction to the country's diverse culture, food, and attractions. Here's why:


Where To Stay In Kuala Lumpur:

Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia's bustling metropolis, known for its iconic landmarks, vibrant street life, and multicultural atmosphere. Explore attractions like the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, and Bukit Bintang shopping district.

Budget Accommodations:

  • BackHome Kuala Lumpur: BackHome Kuala Lumpur offers budget-friendly accommodations in a stylish and modern setting. It provides dormitory rooms and private rooms with shared bathrooms, a communal kitchen, and a cozy lounge area.

  • Reggae Mansion Kuala Lumpur: Reggae Mansion Kuala Lumpur is a popular hostel offering affordable accommodations in the heart of the city. It features dormitory rooms and private rooms, a rooftop bar with city views, and regular events and activities for guests.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  • Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection: Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection offers stylish mid-range accommodations in a central location. It features modern rooms and suites, a rooftop swimming pool, a fitness center, and several dining options.

  • Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection: Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection provides elegant mid-range accommodations with a historic charm. It features luxurious rooms and suites, a spa offering massage treatments, a swimming pool, and multiple dining options including a colonial-style tea lounge.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur: The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur is a luxurious five-star hotel located in the upscale Bukit Bintang district. It offers opulent rooms and suites, a spa offering personalized treatments, a swimming pool, and several dining options including award-winning restaurants.

  • Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur is another prestigious five-star hotel offering luxurious accommodations and world-class amenities. It features spacious rooms and suites with panoramic city views, a spa offering holistic treatments, a swimming pool, and multiple dining options including a rooftop bar and restaurant.

Tip: Visit Kuala Lumpur during the off-peak seasons (March to October) for better rates and fewer crowds, and consider booking accommodations in advance, especially during major events or festivals.


Where To Stay In Langkawi:

Langkawi is a popular island destination located off the northwest coast of Malaysia, known for its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and duty-free shopping.

Budget Accommodations:

  • Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel: Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel offers budget-friendly accommodations near Pantai Cenang Beach. The hotel features simple yet comfortable rooms, a swimming pool, and easy access to shopping and dining options.

  • Sandy Beach Resort Langkawi: Sandy Beach Resort Langkawi provides affordable accommodations with a beachfront location. Guests can stay in clean and cozy rooms, enjoy access to a swimming pool, and relax on the beach.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  • Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah: Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah offers stylish mid-range accommodations with modern amenities. The hotel features spacious rooms and suites, a swimming pool, a fitness center, and several dining options.

  • The Smith House Langkawi: The Smith House Langkawi provides comfortable mid-range accommodations in a convenient location. Guests can stay in well-appointed rooms, enjoy access to a swimming pool, and dine at the hotel's restaurant.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • The Danna Langkawi: The Danna Langkawi is a luxurious five-star resort located on Pantai Kok Beach. It offers elegant rooms and suites with private balconies, a swimming pool overlooking the Andaman Sea, a spa offering a range of treatments, and multiple dining options including a fine-dining restaurant.

  • Four Seasons Resort Langkawi: Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is an exclusive luxury resort nestled on a private beach. It features spacious villas and pavilions with stunning views, a spa offering holistic treatments, multiple swimming pools, and world-class dining options.

Tip: Visit Langkawi during the dry season (November to April) for the best weather and outdoor activities, and consider booking accommodations directly through hotel websites for potential discounts or special offers.


Penang and Melaka are two additional fantastic destinations in Malaysia, each offering unique cultural experiences and historical attractions. Here are some accommodation options for each:


Where To Stay In Penang:

Penang is known for its rich cultural heritage, delicious street food, and beautiful beaches, making it a top destination for travelers. Explore attractions like George Town's UNESCO-listed historic center, Penang Hill, and the vibrant street art scene.

Budget Accommodations:

  • Ryokan @ Muntri Street Penang: Ryokan @ Muntri Street Penang offers budget-friendly accommodations in a heritage building in George Town. It features dormitory beds and private rooms, a communal kitchen, and a cozy lounge area.

  • Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang: Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang provides affordable accommodations in a central location. It offers compact yet comfortable rooms with modern amenities, a 24-hour front desk, and easy access to nearby attractions.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel: Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a historic mid-range hotel located in George Town. It features elegant rooms and suites with colonial-style furnishings, a swimming pool, a spa offering massage treatments, and several dining options including a traditional English afternoon tea service.

  • The Edison George Town: The Edison George Town offers stylish mid-range accommodations in a restored colonial building. Guests can stay in well-appointed rooms and suites, enjoy access to a rooftop swimming pool, and dine at the hotel's restaurant serving fusion cuisine.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa is a luxurious five-star resort located on Batu Ferringhi Beach. It features spacious rooms and suites with private balconies, a large swimming pool surrounded by tropical gardens, a spa offering a range of treatments, and multiple dining options including a beachfront restaurant.

  • The Prestige Hotel Penang: The Prestige Hotel Penang is an upscale boutique hotel situated in George Town. It offers luxurious rooms and suites with contemporary furnishings, a rooftop infinity pool with city views, a fitness center, and a restaurant serving international cuisine.

Tip: Visit Penang during the Penang International Food Festival in April or the George Town Festival in July for cultural experiences and culinary delights, and explore the island's attractions by using the free shuttle buses provided by the local government.


Where To Stay In Melaka:

Melaka (or Malacca) is a historic city known for its well-preserved colonial architecture, multicultural heritage, and delicious local cuisine. Explore attractions like Jonker Street, A Famosa Fortress, and the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum.

Budget Accommodations:

  • Rosa Malacca: Rosa Malacca offers budget-friendly accommodations in a convenient location near Jonker Street. It features clean and cozy rooms, a rooftop terrace with city views, and friendly staff.

  • The Rucksack Caratel: The Rucksack Caratel provides affordable accommodations with a stylish and modern design. Guests can stay in dormitory beds or private rooms, enjoy access to a swimming pool, and relax in the hotel's garden area.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  • Casa del Rio Melaka: Casa del Rio Melaka offers comfortable mid-range accommodations along the Melaka River. The hotel features elegant rooms and suites with river views, a swimming pool, a spa offering massage treatments, and several dining options including a riverside bar.

  • The Settlement Hotel: The Settlement Hotel provides mid-range accommodations in a heritage building in Melaka. It offers spacious rooms and suites with traditional Malaysian decor, a swimming pool, a fitness center, and a restaurant serving local and international cuisine.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • The Majestic Malacca: The Majestic Malacca is a luxurious five-star hotel located near the historic district of Melaka. It features elegant rooms and suites with colonial-style furnishings, a swimming pool, a spa offering traditional Malay treatments, and a fine-dining restaurant specializing in Peranakan cuisine.


Tip: Visit Melaka during the weekends for the Jonker Walk Night Market, where you can experience the city's vibrant street life and sample local delicacies. Additionally, consider taking a river cruise along the Melaka River to admire the city's historic landmarks from a different perspective.


Sabah, located on the island of Borneo, is known for its stunning natural landscapes, diverse wildlife, and vibrant culture. Here are some accommodation options for Sabah:


Where To Stay In Sabah:

Sabah offers a range of attractions, including Mount Kinabalu, the Kinabatangan River, and the stunning islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.

  • Borneo Swiss Guesthouse: Located in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Swiss Guesthouse offers budget-friendly accommodations with clean and comfortable rooms. It provides a convenient location near local attractions, friendly staff, and basic amenities for a pleasant stay.

  • H2 Backpackers Kota Kinabalu: H2 Backpacker Kota Kinabalu provides affordable accommodations for budget travelers. It offers dormitory beds and private rooms, a communal kitchen, and a cozy lounge area. The hostel is centrally located and provides easy access to transportation and nearby attractions.

Mid-Range Accommodations:

  • The Klagan Hotel: Situated in Kota Kinabalu, The Klagan Hotel offers comfortable mid-range accommodations with modern amenities. It features spacious rooms, a rooftop swimming pool, a fitness center, and a restaurant serving local and international cuisine.

  • Hotel Sixty3: Hotel Sixty3 is a stylish boutique hotel located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. It offers chic and contemporary rooms, a rooftop terrace with city views, and easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa: Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a luxurious five-star resort set on a pristine beach in Tuaran. It offers spacious rooms and suites, a championship golf course, a nature reserve with orangutans, a spa offering holistic treatments, and multiple dining options including a beachfront restaurant.

  • Gaya Island Resort: Gaya Island Resort is an exclusive luxury resort located on Gaya Island near Kota Kinabalu. It offers elegant villas and suites with sea views, a spa offering traditional Malay treatments, a swimming pool, and several dining options including a seafood restaurant and a beach bar.

Tip: Visit Sabah during the dry season (March to October) for the best weather and outdoor activities and consider exploring the diverse wildlife of the Kinabatangan River or embarking on a diving adventure in Sipadan Island, one of the world's top diving destinations. Additionally, book accommodations in advance, especially during peak travel seasons, to secure the best rates and availability.


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