Posts Tagged ‘Beaches’


Sipadan; Malaysia’s Underwater Paradise

Sipadan; Malaysia’s Underwater Paradise

Sipadan is located in the Celebes Sea, east of the major town of Tawau in Sabah and off the coast of East Malaysia. Located at the heart of the Indo-Pacific basin, Sipadan is the centre of one of the richest marine habitats in the world. More than 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species have been classified in this ecosystem alone.
Read more »

Batu Ferringhi Beach Blast [BIMT22]

Batu Ferringhi Beach Blast [BIMT22]

The hotel we were staying at in Penang was one of the many which sit on the beachfront strip of Batu Ferringhi (Foreigner’s Rock), Penang’s most famous resort district and nightspot. The popularity with visitors to Malaysia which gave the region its name hasn’t diminished over the years: we spotted plenty of Americans, Brits and Aussies soaking up the sun and lazing on the beach.
Read more »

The Beautiful Beaches Of Langkawi [BIMT13]

The Beautiful Beaches Of Langkawi [BIMT13]

Langkawi’s many islands are ringed with countless stretches of beach. Some have white sand, some have golden. Some are hotspots for watersports, some are secluded getaways. Some are located along the most luxurious resorts imaginable, others appeal to backpackers on a budget. We couldn’t hope to experience anything resembling a representative sample of the full scope of Langkawi’s beach life in a single afternoon, so we made the decision to check out two very different beaches: the popular Pantai Cenang strip, and the serene Pantai Kok.
Read more »

Langkawi, Satay, and Heavy Metal: Together At Last [BIMT12]

Langkawi, Satay, and Heavy Metal: Together At Last [BIMT12]

…Uh, which way is the beach? Considering the relatively small size of Lankawi, you wouldn’t think that getting lost on the way to something as big as the beach was possible. But for the heroes of the Malaysia.com team, nothing is impossible. After a few wrong turns, we were well off the beaten path and found ourselves cruising through a tiny village. When we pulled over to get our bearings, we found ourselves at the edge of an enticing looking neighbourhood market that was just getting underway.
Read more »

Eagle Square in Langkawi [BIMT11]

Eagle Square in Langkawi [BIMT11]

We caught a quick morning flight from KL to Langkawi, an archipelago of sandy tropical islands off the north-west coast of the Malaysian peninsula. We were instantly greeted with a blast of gorgeous sunshine as soon as we disembarked the plane. We’d made do without sunscreen thus far, but we were definitely going to need it today.
Read more »