We’ve rounded up an ever-growing selection of boutique hotel stays, luxury hotel hideaways and romantic retreats in Malaysia. Pick a destination below to see our selection of the best boutique hotels to book, as well as an insider guide to everything from restaurants and bars to picnics and hire cars…
Kuala Lumpur – known to the savvy visitor as ‘KL’ – is Malaysia’s brash and bustling boom-town: a heady urban blend of impossibly tall towers and ornate temples, mega-malls and chic eateries, big business and pure pleasure.
Langkawi may be Malaysia’s best-known holiday hang-out, but this peaceful patch of paradise is so laid-back, it’s horizontal.
Vibrantly multicultural Penang – a turtle-shaped island off the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia – tantalises with its colonial charm, colourful streetscapes and mouth-watering mix of cuisines.
Nestled on the north-east tip of Malaysian Borneo, Sabah has almost mythical status. Where else in the world can you climb a majestic mountain, venture into primeval rainforest and swim with turtles, all in a matter of hours?