Across the regions of the world that we feature there is no standardised classification and grading of hotels. To help you find your ideal accommodation we have listed our hotels and resorts as follows:
The epitome of the quintessential Malaysian resort, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is located on the famed Batu Feringgi beach.
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur's business, shopping and entertainment districts, the Traders Hotel is fully integrated with the world class Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Superbly located within the prestigious Golden Triangle district and with easy access to the trendy, upscale business and entertainment hub of Bukit Bintang.
The Majestic Malacca is an integral part of Malaccas colourful history. The original serene mansion, dating back to the 1920s, remains at the heart of the hotel.
Nestled in over a hundred acres of tropical forest and gardens, on the south-east coast with a majestic view over the Andaman Sea, the Westin Resort and Spa is located only a short distance from the town of Kuah.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of an ancient rainforest, The Andaman is a pocket of peace and tranquility overlooking the sparkling, pristine sea and the white sandy beach of Datai Bay on the north-west coast of Langkawi.
Situated on the north-west coast of Langkawi, in the heart of the rainforest between the mountains and the deep blue sea, centuries old trees with huge buttress roots and jungle twines surround this luxurious and unique resort.
Combining indigenous architecture with gracious service, the exquisite Four Seasons Resort is fringed by silvery sands, lush rainforests, mountain landscapes and emerald waters on the northern tip of Langkawi.
Situated within eight acres of tropical gardens, the Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La is ideal for guests of all ages.
Cradled between forested hills and a long pristine beach, on the shore of the South China Sea, the Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is located on Pantai Dalit beach and surrounded by four hundred acres of lush tropical vegetation.
Situated on the west coast of Sabah, the tranquil Tanjung Aru Resort is just a stone's throw from Kota Kinabalu International Airport, the city centre and a host of local attractions.
The stunning Tanjong Jara Resort, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World is built on a 17-hectare site facing the sparkling South China Sea.
The internationally acclaimed Pangkor Laut Resort is situated on a privately owned island just three miles off the west coast of peninsular Malaysia in the Straits of Malacca.
Situated in the largest hill station in Malaysia, Cameron Highlands Resort is set amidst breathtaking scenery, Tudor cottages and lush rolling hills.
This intimate retreat is fringed with a golden beach, rocky coastal outcrops and coral reefs. The hilly landscape of the island is covered with lush tropical rainforest and has the stunning outline of Mount Kinabalu visible in the distance.
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur includes the original Hotel Majestic which is documented as a national heritage site. This colonial structure was built in 1932 and became one of the great hotels of Kuala Lumpur in its time.
Comprising both the Malay Peninsula and the states of Sabah and Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, Malaysia lies in the heart of South East Asia on one of the world's most ancient and important trade routes.
From rice paddies, rainforests, orangutans and tea plantations to vibrant cities and colonial towns, Malaysia caters for all tastes. From pristine beaches and excellent cuisine to elegant boutique hotels and stunning resorts, Malaysia is a country full of diversity, surprises, eclectic cultures and natural wonders that will truly delight, providing the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable Asian holiday.
Kuala Lumpur is at once a seeming contradiction between old and new, and a glorious microcosm of modern Malaysia. The nation's capital, Kuala Lumpur, or 'KL' as it is commonly known, is dotted with British colonial buildings that pay homage to its past. However this bustling Asian metropolis also serves as home to the majestic Petronas Twin Towers - among the world's tallest buildings.
Situated off the west coast of peninsular Malaysia, the island of Penang is known as the 'Treasure of the Orient'. From the bustling, winding streets of Georgetown where old British colonial buildings stand side-by-side with ancient temples, to the palm trees fringing the coast at Batu Feringgi, night markets and the irresistible culinary delights, Penang has it all.
An archipelago of islands, Langkawi is famous for it's beautiful white sand beaches, serenity and ancient legends. Some of the finest beach resorts in Malaysia are dotted along it's coastlines and the island offers a variety of activities and facilities from the world-class Datai Bay golf course to a cable-car ride up Mount Mat Cincang or a sunset cruise, to enjoy the spectacular view across the Andaman Sea. Or for the more adventurous, island hopping, sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, jungle trekking, mountain biking and horse-riding are just a few of the experiences which await the visitor to this beautiful part of Malaysia.
Located in the Malaysian state of Pahang, approximately 200 km north of Kuala Lumpur, much of the character of the beautiful Cameron Highlands remains unchanged since colonial times. Endearingly known to some as the 'little corner of England in Asia', the Cameron Highlands area is the main producer of tea and strawberries in Malaysia. At about 1,500 metres above sea level, it is the highest area on the mainland and with its cool climate, picturesque plateau hills and forest, it is the perfect year-round retreat for golfers, honeymooners and holidaymakers alike.
Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the East Malaysian state of Sabah in Borneo and the perfect base from which to explore the pristine beaches and legendary diving spots in the South China Sea, as well as providing the ideal opportunity to see orangutans in their natural habitat. With its pure white sands, crystal clear water, magnificent corals, an abundance of marine life and boasting the highest mountain in Malaysia, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah is a paradise for diving enthusiasts and nature lovers.
|Location:||South Eastern Asia, bordered by Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia||Vaccinations:||None compulsory, contact your doctor|
|Size:||329, 758 square kilometres||Flying Time:||Approximately 12 hours from UK/Ireland|
|Population:||27 million||Telephone Code:||+ 60|
|Local Time:||GMT + 8 hours||Electricity:||220 / 240 volts using UK-style 3 pin plugs|
|Visa:||None required by UK or Ireland passport holders||Nearest MalaysiaTourist Office (UK):||+44 (0)207 930 7932|
|Currency:||Malaysian Ringgit||Website:||Malaysia Tourism|
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