If you are a beach bum like me, then you would know the joy of sinking your feet in the soft, wet sand, basking under the warm sun, and soaking up all the vitamin “sea” these beaches have to offer. Being Malaysian, we are privileged to enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The clear, blue seas and its beautiful marine life sure brings in the crowd from everywhere. If you haven’t planned any trip for this year, why not make one of these beaches your dream, relaxing destination? And to make it even better, do check out air tickets from Traveloka Malaysia for the best deals to some of these locations, a total win-win situation.
Are you looking for a more secluded vacation? Rawa island is a small island 16 km off the east coast Peninsular Malaysia and is greatly known for its clear white sand, turquoise waters and its exclusivity. As it is owned by the family of the Johor Sultanate, Rawa only has two resorts available on the island, making it the perfect weekend escapade.
Explore the beautiful, unseen shores of the South China Sea while experiencing total peace and serenity by the shore of Dungun, Terengganu’s best kept secret – Tanjung Jara. The untouched beach, together with its golden sands and its clear blue sea is rich with coastal greens that brings back the nature to your heart.
If you’re looking for a perfect getaway from all the city lights, Layang-layang Island is definitely the place to be! The tiny island is located approximately 300km northwest of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Are you aware, this island is listed as the top 10 dive sites in the world due to its outstanding range of marine life? Now that you do, it’s time to plan a visit there!
Tanjung Rhu has one of Langkawi’s best shorelines where visitors can enjoy crystal clear ocean and powder-fine sands. This area is absolutely secluded and therefore, it gives a very peaceful environment. Imagine yourself sunbathing while listening to the sound of the waves or jump into the crystal clear water for a swim. Isn’t it the ideal vacation?
This island is located off the coast of downtown Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Take a 20-minute boat ride from the jetty at Jesselton Point ferry terminal to get there. If you can’t get enough of jet skis, banana boat rides and paragliding, this island is perfect for you as it offers a hive of beach activities. Although the marine life here is a little lacking, you wouldn’t want to miss lazing down by the beautiful beach as certain parts are quite shady.
Located about 30-45 minutes from the coastal town of Semporna, the island of Mabul is one of the many islands in the Tun Sakaran Marine Park in the eastern coast of Sabah. The beaches here are probably going to be some of the best you’ve ever seen as the superbly clear waters and idyllic postcard view will never fail to entice you for a dip.
Located in Sabah, Sipadan is a delight for paradise seekers. The beach is not all that attracts tourists from all over. Surrounding the island is stunning corals with over 3000 species of marine life. Sightings of sharks, barracudas, turtles and manta rays are fairly common too. Sipadan Island is also the perfect place for divers.
Based on the list above, undoubtedly, Sabah has some of the most beautiful beaches and is known among divers for the beautiful corals and the variety of marine life. So if you are looking for a quick escape, I would totally recommend you to visit Sabah. Check out the flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu now for the best deals for your holiday.