Perfect Honeymoon Destinations In Malaysia

Honeymoon is about connecting and making memories with your partner. Whether you are looking for the quintessential romantic getaway in a resort by the beach or you are leaning more towards action and adventure — Malaysia has it all. Your perfect honeymoon destination is just in our country’s backyard!

Mataking Island, Sabah

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Also known as the Maldives of Malaysia, Mataking Island in Sabah is a perfect honeymoon destination. You and your partner can have a romantic walk on the beach by the mesmerizing azure water. Also, what is unique about Mataking Island is its underwater post office, where you can post a letter or postcard home.

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Bako National Park, Sarawak

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If you are looking for an adventure, Bako National Park in Sarawak, located 37 kilometres from Kuching is the perfect honeymoon destination for you. The dense forest reserve not only offer recreational activities in the forest like jungle trekking, but there are also several white sandy beaches and small bays for you and your partner to do water sports.

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Pulau Jerejak, Pulau Pinang

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The recent makeover has transformed this island jewel of Penang called Pulau Jerejak that is located 10-minutes boat ride from Penang Island, into a vibrant honeymoon destination. Expect Instagram-worthy photo opportunities at the LED garden, stairway to heaven, and many others. For accommodations, there are a couple of resorts you can choose from.

Tioman Island, Pahang

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Tioman Island has long been known for its beautiful dive sites. Other activities you can do here include hiking, golfing and going on a fishing trip. Newlyweds can choose to stay at one of the modest oceanfront chalets or posh resorts with unique spas under treetops or inside a natural cave. 

Redang Island, Terengganu

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Redang Island is one of the most popular islands in the country for diving and snorkelling at its protected marine park. Besides, there are numerous accommodations you can book such as The Taaras Beach & Spa, Laguna Redang Island, Redang Paradise and Sari Pacifica Resort & Spa where you can enjoy beachside activities and gorgeous view with your partner. 

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Cameron Highlands, Pahang

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Spend a few days at one of Cameron Highlands colonial cottages to enjoy English tea and scones and visit nature attractions. Imagine sightseeing with your partner in the cooling climate at the vast green tea plantations unfurling before your eyes. But remember to avoid going during school breaks — it will be packed full of tourists from all over the country. 

Belum-Temenggor Rainforest, Perak

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Belum-Temenggor Rainforest is an excellent place for people looking for an exclusive, serene sanctuary to escape their busy life — perfect for your romantic getaway. Expect an unforgettable stay at this 130 million years old primaeval tropical rainforest, where you can do various activities in the nature like animal sightings and splashing at the sparkling hidden waterfalls. 

Langkawi, Kedah

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Known as the jewel of Kedah, Langkawi is home to beautiful beaches, waterfalls, hot springs and forest parks, among many others. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia due to its beauty and variety of activities to do no matter your budget or preference. You can take a romantic walk across the Langkawi Sky Bridge, experience the adrenaline rush at Skytrex Adventure or catch the sunset at your accommodation by the seafront. 

 

There are so many other beautiful destinations you can visit in Malaysia. Let’s #SupportLocal by travelling domestically. Book your bus tickets online at CatchThatBus today!

 

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