A honeymoon in Malaysia offers endless excitement and adventure. A mix of local and international cultures, with an irresistible fusion of north, south, east and west, Malaysia offers a little bit of everything for a perfect romantic escape. Enjoy a honeymoon where you can experience charming colonial cities, pristine rainforests, jungles and beaches, delicious local food and incredible luxury hotels, from city centre gems to secluded retreats.
To make the most of this diverse country, choose a holiday that takes in dazzling cosmopolitan capital Kuala Lumpur and also offers the chance to explore spectacular rainforests and national parks, and spot wildlife such as macaques (monkeys) and hornbills (tropical birds), as well as the opportunity to relax in a luxurious beachside resort- how about a honeymoon highlights tour that includes a stay at Tanjong Jara, enjoying candlelit dining in the evening before waking up to stunning views over the South China Sea? This quintessential honeymoon in Malaysia offers the best of all worlds.
Or why not take in the temples and browse the boutiques of Kuala Lumpur then find fine white sand and crystal clear waters by flying to one of Malaysia’s many secluded islands for a romantic hideaway that will easily fulfil your honeymoon wishlist? These private islands are the ultimate in barefoot luxury, where you can have the rainforest as your backyard and the beach on your doorstep, and not come across another soul- except maybe a turtle on the beach. For the ultimate Malaysian city and beach honeymoon, make a beeline for the idyllic Japamala on Tioman Island where you can enjoy a private villa perched in the rainforest canopy above the sea, take a dip in your very own plunge pool, pamper yourself in the spa, dine on exquisite fresh seafood and go on an idyllic sunset cruise.
Alternatively, why not explore further afield for an extra-special honeymoon: visit buzzing Singapore, or take in some of Malaysia’s colourful history and culture in the multicultural UNESCO world heritage sites of Malacca, a former trading port, and Georgetown, on the pretty island of Penang. Then there’s the lush green valleys of the Cameron Highlands, where you can hike or cycle around thriving tea plantations, dense jungles and beautiful waterfalls. Do all this on a memorable highlights of Malaysia honeymoon.
Tanjong Jara This luxurious hotel on the east coast of Peninsula Malaysia, overlooking the South China Sea, evokes the splendour of 17th century Malay palaces. Indulge in the award-winning spa or simply relax on the golden stretch of private beach.
Japamala The only resort on the tropical Tioman Island, nestled in the heart of the jungle, you are guaranteed seclusion here. Discover hidden waterfalls and dine under the stars.
The Datai This sumptuous hotel on the tropical island of Langkawi offers blissful solitude in the heart of the rainforest, alongside a private white sandy beach. Enjoy the spectacular views from your veranda.
Pangkor Laut Resort Just off mainland Malaysia on the beautiful private island of Pangkor Laut, this resort offers an exotic hideaway for honeymooners looking to truly get away from it all. Stay in a luxurious villa in the heart of the rainforest or right above the sea.
Take a look at our selection of Malaysia honeymoon itineraries (below), which can all be tailor-made to suit you. Don’t forget, Exsus knows Malaysia inside out and can give you up-to-the-minute advice on the best places to stay, where to go and what to see.