Malaysia has an international reputation as one of the most desirable destinations in Asia. This will come as little surprise to those who know the country well, afterall, Malaysia truly is an enticing place to visit. Immersed in warm tropical sun; blessed with various fascinating historical cities; beautiful hill resorts; an eclectic cultural mix; and stunning, sprawling rainforest (Malaysia's rainforests are amongst the oldest in the world at around 130 million years!). Malaysia provides a delightful blend of attractions to suit all visitors, and it continues to pull in a broad range of different (but equally curious!) travellers. It could well be the perfect place for your next vacation.
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From Langkawi's golden shores washed by the Straits of Malacca all the way to Mount Kinabalu's soaring peak, MalaysiaExplorer.net is here for you - an independent Malaysia tourism and travel guide / handbook maintained by an experienced and passionate team of trusted local Malaysian writers based in all corners of the country. This means our guides provide a truly unique insight only possible through the eyes of a native. Our goal is to introduce you to the manifold cultural and natural dimensions of Malaysia, with special attention to practical tips, comfort and affordability! Our map of Malaysia is your portal to the ultimate traveller's handbook - click a destination on the map right above to find out more about Malaysia's many paradises!
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Our vast and diverse collective experience of Malaysia is evidenced throughout our travel guides and community tourism projects, but after selecting a beauty spot it's also important to showcase the resorts, hotels and accommodation providers who consistently go the extra mile to leave guests with fabulous memories. What is a beautiful backdrop without a pleasant atmosphere, a gorgeous room and tasty dining? The MalaysiaExplorer.net 'Top-pick Award' was created to help inform our readers, many of whom are in the process of trip planning but want to know which resorts and hotels deserve special recognition. Wherever you are on our site, look for the MalaysiaExplorer.net seal of approval (pictured adjacent) marking accommodation providers who consistently exceed our reader's expectations for quality and service.
Malaysia is a country steeped in tradition - in everything from food to religion, and dress to architecture. It also boasts truly stupendous natural beauty. There are sprawling green forests filled with wildlife; pristine golden beaches; soaring jagged mountains; pure rivers; and beautifully preserved national parks. For the adventurers Malaysia offers a stunning scuba diving experience; worldclass golfing; thrilling whitewater rafting; breahtaking cave exploration; paragliding; and bird watching, as well as various other pursuits. The nation has long been regarded a home-from-home for thrill seekers. Little wonder it is the tourism capital for the inquisitive traveller! It shouldn't be forgotten, however, that a stay in Malaysia can also be about genuine relaxation against the backdrop of Malaysia's truly unique landscape. In fact, we make it our aim to cater for all tastes and preferences, as well as for travelers of all ages and experience!
As far as accommodation is concerned, Malaysia offers a wide range of everything from resorts and hotels, to national park camping and chalets! Here at the Malaysia tourism guide we realize different people have different preferences, so we make it our goal to suit all specific requirements and budget ranges via our booking partner's extensive and hand-picked accommodation options. This way we can ensure our readers get a true taste of Malaysia via reliable recommendations.
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For those interested in undertaking a spiritual quest - you simply must visit Malaysia at least once in your lifetime! It's capital Kuala Lumpur has several museums and art galleries, which offer a vivid picture of the country's strong art and cultural history. Malaysia isn't all about adventures, history and culture, however, in fact it also boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Asia with golden sands and blue sky in amongst some of the world's most amazing flora and fauna. If that sounds like your ideal getaway then consider a trip to Langkawi, Penang or perhaps even Sabah - the options are endless! Our team of Malaysian writers share a completely unrivalled knowledge of the hidden beauties on offer, and so you can be sure our recommendations, write ups, reviews and tips are 100% dependable.