21 Beaches to explore in Malaysia
One of 17 megadiverse countries, home to large numbers of endemic species.
Oldest national park in Sarawak. Millions of years of erosion of the sandstone have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands, and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocky headlands into fantastically shaped sea arches and sea stacks with colored patterns formed by iron deposition.
Dayang Island is located on the east side of Johor Bahru, Johor. It is one of a group of islands along with Pulau Aur, Pulau Lang, and Pulau Pemanggil. This is a small island that offers a private holiday with the two resorts available on the island. Being the furthest island in West Malaysia.
Gurney Wharf is a proposed seafront park currently being reclaimed off Gurney Drive in George Town, Penang. Intended as a "new iconic waterfront destination for Penang", Phase 1 of Gurney Wharf is scheduled for completion by 2018. the 24.28-hectare seafront park will comprise four distinct recreational areas - a beach, a coastal grove, a water garden, and a seaside retail food and beverages area.
Kapas Island is located nearby the city of Kuala Terengganu in the eastern part of the peninsula. Kapas Island is only 2 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide. It is a tiny island that travelers mainly visit for relaxation, sunbathing, diving and especially snorkeling as the corals around Kapas are very nice.
Minyak Beku is a mukim in Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia. Kampung Minyak Beku is where the famous chiseled rock is located, a big rock about ten feet in size. The big rock was chiseled by the Siamese to contain freshwater. It is one of the beautiful beaches in the Malaysian area.
Tanjung Bungah is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, and about 6.5 km northwest of the city center. Tanjung Bungah is well known as a beach destination, with several hotels and resorts lining the beaches within the area. Decades of urbanization has also led to the mushrooming of residential high-rises at Tanjung Bungah.
Sibu Island is an island group in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. It consists of several islands, namely Sibu Besar Island, Sibu Tengah Island, Sibu Kukus Island and Sibu Hujung Island. There are four main beaches on the eastern side of Sibu. Sibu Besar, the main island, is approximately 6 km long and 1 km wide, and for the most part covered by tropical vegetation. One of the popular tourist attraction in Malaysia.
The Puteri Beach is a beach in Tanjung Kling, Central Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Malacca. Various activities are found around the beach, ranging from fishing, camping as well as workplace for fishermen. It also has night market stretching along the road in parallel with the shoreline.
Redang Island is situated off the coast of Terengganu and it has been a popular destination for as long as one remembers when it comes to diving, snorkeling and enjoying the sandy beaches and clear waters. Redang Island, or Pulau Redang, is part of the protected marine areas, also known as Terengganu Marine Park, which is meant to conserve the ecosystem and biodiversity of flora and fauna of the island.
Teluk Cempedak or Teluk Chempedak (literally : Cempedak Bay) also known as Palm Beach is a beach in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 5 kilometres east from the town centre in Kuantan. The white sandy beach and casuarinas and pine trees line the coast, with some rocky promontories facing the South China Sea.
Lang Tengah Island is an island in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia. It is connected to the mainland by ferries to Merang. The island appeals more to holiday goers who are looking for a quiet tropical island getaway. This is much quieter with less development than nearby.