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12 LUXURY LOVE NESTS FOR SNUGGLING WITH YOUR PARTNER IN MALAYSIA

There’s nothing like a nice, romantic holiday to celebrate those relationship goals. If you are looking for dreamy getaways with your partner — whether for a holiday, a honeymoon or a romantic tryst — then look no further than Malaysia. We share with you here some of the romantic “love nests” that’s perfect for enjoying each other’s company with lots of cuddles, hugs and kisses, along with the opportunity to experience more of this tropical country!

Scenic by the Sea
Besides gazing into your lover’s eyes, these two seaside retreats are also quite soothing to the eyes with great expanses of sun, sea and surf to enjoy!

Four Seasons Resort, Langkawi Island, Kedah

The Four Seasons Resort, featured in the film, Crazy Rich Asians, offers luxurious villas in a Malay-style village setting. Its beautiful white beach with a view of the Andaman Sea and unique rock formations is the perfect lazing spot for two.

 

Japamala, Tioman Island, Pahang

On Tioman Island in the east coast of Malaysia, JapaMala has created a niche for itself as a jungle-luxe boutique resort situated amid the lush green surroundings of Malaysia’s forests. With only about a dozen villas with stunning sea views all around, lovers will think it’s heaven on earth just for two.

 

A Little Bit of Culture
How about injecting a bit of local culture into your love life? Malaysia’s diverse population is a chance to immerse yourself in unique cultures and traditions.

The Majestic Malacca, Melaka

A stay at this 54-room 90-year-old mansion with its beautiful teakwood fittings, porcelain flooring and European roof tiles and exquisite service quality, will easily bring to life the elegance of Melaka past. Immerse yourself in therich Melaka heritage with a cooking class with a local chef or walking tours to the surrounding UNESCO heritage areas.

 

 

Terrapuri Heritage Village, Terengganu

Experience what it’s like to live in a century-old classic Malay home, set in a resort that’s inspired by the 17th century Terengganu Palace and its courtyards. These architectural beauties recognize the genius of yesteryear architects and each house has a stunning story to tell! If you and your partner are a fan of built-design and local aesthetics, then you will fall in love with Terrapuri, too.

 

Seven Terraces

Roam about the UNESCO Heritage City of George Town from the opulent setting of the Seven Terraces Hotel. Dripping in traditional Chinese architecture and the romance and splendor of the Peranakan era, the hotel is a restful oasis to relive the elegance of the past.

 

Healthy Retreats
Keep the romance healthy by spending time with each other in these wellness resorts where the focus is on physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health through tailor-made programmes covering healthy eating and fitness, set within the natural landscapes of Malaysia.

Orchard Wellness, Melaka

Here, guests can enjoy nature, space and tranquility while indulging in treatments that follow wellness and medical concepts specifically designed for individual guests. It is set in a tropical fruit farm where guests can go fruit-picking for durian, mangosteen and rambutan while getting their chakras aligned!

 

The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Perak

This spa-type resort is just the place to relax and unwind with your loved one for a healthily-ever-after! Surrounded by beautiful natural limestones, guests can dip into geothermal hotspring pools, meditate in 280-year-old natural caves, improve a stagnant chi or revitalize a tired chakra at the Spa and Wellness Centre.

 

Adventures in Love
If you and your partner want to get up to some thrilling adventures, then let us suggest something smack in nature!

Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah

Whether you consider yourself a bird lover, a herpetologist or a casual nature lover, Tabin Wildlife Reserve, the largest in the country, has plenty of adventures to keep you occupied and amazed. And after you tire of your adventures at the end of the day, cuddle up in their cozy lodges before taking on the next day’s explorations.

 

Belum Rainforest Resort, Perak

Enjoy the beauty of the Belum-Temengor Rainforest literally at your doorstep when you choose to stay at Belum Rainforest Resort. You and your lover can enjoy many thrilling adventures such as jungle trekking into the 130-million year old rainforest, kayaking on the vast Temengor Lake and more!

 

Love in the City
Want to spend some intimate moments without being too far from the conveniences of the city? Check out our romantic city retreats.

23Love Lane Hotel, George Town, Penang

With a name like this, surely it would be perfect for lovers! 23Love Lane is a charming 10-room hotel restored to retain its heritage quality, with a garden courtyard located in a quiet lane within Penang’s UNESCO Heritage City. Enjoy the still and cozy atmosphere just steps away from lively George Town where you can easily explore the mélange of cultures.

 

The Ruma, Kuala Lumpur

Nestled in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle and just steps away from the Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC, The RuMa has created an elegant and serene sanctuary right in the middle of the city. It captures the intimacy of a home run by an accomplished host who will take care of all the things that need taken care of, so you can focus on showering much love to your lover.

 

The Village House, Kuching, Sarawak

This idyllic hideaway is just a few minutes’ away from the hustle and bustle of Kuching city, yet it offers an oasis of calm for couples wanting to reconnect. This adults-only sanctuary (they only accept guests aged over 12 years) is one of the best places to marvel at the magnificent Borneo sunset in total privacy.

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LUXE AROUND THE CAPITAL

It has been a thriving year for tourism in Malaysia with an array of accommodations making prominent marks as new hotels and resorts are built and officiated. Many new premises mean travellers have more options to choose from in terms of location, service delivery and price.  Having said that, some are not looking for a low published rate, but they are looking for the luxury that money can buy…and Kuala Lumpur offers just that!

FOUR SEASON KUALA LUMPUR

Coming in at the top of our latest list of luxury hotels is Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur located adjacent to the Petronas Twin Towers, and within the Golden Triangle neighbourhood, the city’s exciting business, shopping and entertainment hub.

The location makes it an ultimate choice for travellers looking to indulge in ultimate comfort within walking distance of a high-end shopping experience in central Kuala Lumpur.

With 209 tastefully-designed rooms and suites, as well as serviced apartments for those guests looking for an extended stay, Four Seasons offers more than just a bed. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer sweeping views of the cityscape; eight treatment spa rooms ease away the stresses with Malaysian healing traditions and the latest global therapies; an outdoor pool oasis with private cabanas and bar and grill facilities is the perfect place to relax; and signature cocktails made with locally-sourced ingredients are the perfect way to end the day while enjoying sunset views of the city.

Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur opened on 1 July 2018.
Address:          145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Website:         www.fourseasons.com/kualalumpur/
Phone:             03-2382 8888

BANYAN TREE KUALA LUMPUR

The renowned Banyan Tree brand has finally stepped on Malaysian soil with the opening of Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur adding to another major landmark in the city.

Touted by many as a luxury urban sanctuary, it pledges a 5-star service that will pamper you from head to toe. Styled as a resort in the city, it is conveniently located in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle district, the heartbeat of the city’s business, shopping and leisure activities.

The elegant 60-storey Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur features 55 well-appointed rooms and suites starting at a spacious 51 sqm, state-of-the-art fitness facility, 3 boardrooms to hold private executive meetings, as well as 4 stylish restaurants and bars with breath-taking views overlooking the city skyline.

And how about the Open Air pool on Level 53 for more serene time all by yourself? To completely indulge yourself, check out the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa. Some of the signature spa treatments include Master Therapist Experience, a specially tailored treatment using a repertoire of massage techniques and tools, drawn from the expertise of the Master Therapist; or try out the Nusantara treatment package, Malaysian Bliss, for an indulgent local experience.

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur opened on 1 July 2018.
Address: 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Website: www.banyantree.com/en/malaysia/kuala-lumpur
Phone: + 603 2113 1888

SHERATON PETALING JAYA

Just south of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, a new gem has taken shape in the form of Sheraton Petaling Jaya. This delightful hotel offers a 5 star service with rooms with a view.

Located just 20 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur – and 45 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport — Sheraton Petaling Jaya is accessible from Federal Highway, the main arterial road linking PJ and the city centre. The new hotel brings a new definition of pampered stay, with full amenities and facilities.

For a start, its 253 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, will certainly inspire leisure and business travellers alike. The selection of signature restaurants offers local and international flavours at six different eateries. Enjoy local favourites buffet-style dining at Feast; savour refined Japanese dishes at the contemporary Miyabi restaurant; try inventive Chinese specialties at Yue; relax at [email protected] Café for quick bites; wind down with cigar and whiskey at Chime Lounge; or enjoy Latin-inspired fare at Sala Bar.

On top of that, those looking for a refreshing and serene encounter, please try the 33rd level outdoor pool that brings you close to the sky and the whole city.

Address:          Lot 55, Lorong Utara C, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Website:         https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/szbsi-sheraton-petaling-jaya-hotel/
Phone:             +603 7622 8888

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Top 5 family getaways

Planning a holiday is tough enough, though formulation a kid-friendly holiday? Where to go? What to do? With a many activities Malaysia has to offer, relatives would have a tough time creation arrangements that support to everyone’s needs.The beach? But Sally doesn’t swim. The mall? But John would rather go skate-boarding. Fear not, for we have taken into care a needs of beach bums, mall rats, adrenaline junkies, inlet and animal lovers, to come adult with a list featuring a tip 5 destinations for families.

1. Pulau Langkawi
With a array of extraordinary beaches Malaysia has to offer, families should not skip out on a clear, cold waters and a golden sand. Perhaps a many famous of them all, Pulau Langkawi in Kedah packs a punch, charity stimulating beaches and a far-reaching accumulation of activities to select from.

The Pulau Payar Marine Park are surrounded by coral reefs and attract visitors to swim, snorkel and scuba dive.

Take a wire automobile float to a tip of Mount Mat Chinchang for one of a many monumental views of Langkawi during a tallness of 708m above sea level. Then come behind to plain belligerent to emporium in a Oriental Village – a selling section built around a lake opposite a scenic backdrop of a mountains. Or locate a glance of a puzzling low as a Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour takes we South of Langkawi Island to learn inexperienced corals and unsoilt sea life. For all we inlet lovers, take a Langkawi Mangrove Forest and Eagle Watching Tour to knowledge Malaysia’s surprising ecosystem of mangroves, guard lizards, limestone crags and sand crabs that brings to a spectator a pleasant kaleidoscope of flora and fauna. With so many to do and more, a whole family would never know what “boredom” feels like in Pulau Langkawi.

The opening to PETROSAINS deftly not giving divided a many wonders behind.

2.  Suria KLCC
Shopping is a necessity, wherever we go. The titillate to dress adult a small tykes and squeeze equipment for their pleasure is a mutual feeling among all parents. That being said, where improved to shop, nonetheless keep your kids entertained than during Suria KLCC? Malaysia’s premier selling centre, Suria KLCC boasts shops on 6 floors and a cinema with a seating ability of adult to 2400 visitors.

Also, revisit a subsequent era aquarium during Aquaria, a nation’s state-of-the-art oceanarium that houses over 5000 exhibits of nautical and land-bound creatures. For starters, visitors will be means to hold a horseshoe crab, speckled starfish, and a pacific bamboo shark.

For those who are seeking a some-more adrenaline-driven activity, burst into in a tradition finished enclosure and knowledge diving with wildlife predators!

Another renouned captivate for families is a 50-acre open park right in a heart of a golden triangle. Have an outside cruise underneath a canopy of greens in a center of a bustling city, and afterwards burst into a cold waters of a open pool for a lovely change.

But family trips to KLCC will never be finish though spending a day during PETROSAINS – an interactive find centre that embraces and showcases ubiquitous scholarship in a fun and interactive manner. Visitors will be means to touch, feel and manipulate discernible exhibits that mix unconventional elements and a constructive training knowledge to yield a rational bearing to all.

3. LEGOLAND Malaysia
Theme parks will always sojourn a renouned captivate for both adults and children. With a refreshing rides and mind-stimulating activities, a whole family can be certain to go behind tired nonetheless satisfied. Malaysia’s latest thesis park captivate brings us to Johor, with a new launch of LEGOLAND Malaysia.

Putting aside a fact that they have over 40 fun rides, shows, and attractions, a best partial is that scarcely all requires a hands-on approach! Kids will adore a pedalling, pushing, squirting, steering, splashing, programming and of course, a building experience!

Located right during a heart of LEGOLAND is MINILAND, where Asia’s dear landmarks have been painstakingly recreated regulating some-more than 30 million LEGO bricks. With only a hold of a button, watch a charcterised characters in MINILAND come to life! A day-long excursion notwithstanding, LEGOLAND Malaysia puts a kids during a forefront, with them regulating zero though creativity to take things a step further.

4. Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
Fancy holding some time off from a dispatch and discord of a city? With countless hiking trails, recreational parks, and zoos, families will suffer profitable time with one another, all finished within a vicissitudes of nature. Take a outing to a Taman Tasik Perdana, or famous as a Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, a city’s many renouned park. Among a attractions here embody a inhabitant monument, orchid garden, hibiscus garden, deer park, moth park, and a bird park.

At a Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, visitors can get unequivocally tighten to a birds who call a place home.

Visit a “World’s Largest Free-flight Walk-in Aviary” during a Bird Park, that is designed to embrace a healthy medium of birds, to yield visitors with an up-close-and-personal impulse with a vast accumulation of bird species. Children will suffer a bird-feeding and bird-shows, while surrounded by mom nature. Or have your kids get in hold with Malaysia’s inhabitant flower in a many breathtaking sourroundings nonetheless during a Hibiscus Garden, that houses over 500 class of hibiscus plants from all over a world.

5. Taiping Zoo
As distant as zoos go, a inhabitant zoo would be a tip collect for visitors, though for those who suffer a smaller, some-more insinuate setting, afterwards a Taiping Zoo is a approach to go. Nestled in a Taiping Lake Gardens, a contentment of healthy flora gives a zoo a top palm of being means to display visitors to a wonders of nature. While it offers a common daytime acknowledgment to all, both children and adults will be enraptured by a night safari.

With a lighting specifically designed to embrace a moonlight, visitors will be means to perspective nightly creatures in their healthy settings. Dubbed “a window to a creatures of a night”, countless sounds by these creatures can be listened in their pacific environment. Home to over 180 class of animals including tigers, elephants, hippopotamus, giraffes and many more, visitors are welcomed to revisit them in a “open concept” animal enclosures. The judgment facilities healthy barriers to apart them from visitors instead of cages.Visitors will also suffer a informative performances such as genealogical dances and blowpipe demonstrations. Also, don’t skip a Creatures of a Night Show specifically put adult by a animals in a Night Safari.


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Top10 selling malls in Kuala Lumpur

I adore to shop. What are a must-visit offered malls in Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur has countless offered malls. Tourists competence find it formidable to confirm that of them are comprehensive must-visits and that are a ones that can simply be skipped during their stay in Kuala Lumpur. First off; if we are visiting Kuala Lumpur with a solitary purpose of going on a critical offered debauch we should know that there is indeed usually one place to stay and that is in a hotel around Bukit Bintang. Most of a malls in a top10 are located in this area. Luckily many of a renouned 5-star hotels are located in this area, so it should be easy to find correct accommodation. But also bill travelers are means to find accommodation that suits their budget; as there are many guesthouses located in a Changkat Bukit Bintang area (only a 5/10 notation transport from all vital offered malls).

In a list we took mixed factors into account. Not all malls are maybe engaging for each form of shopper. Some of a good malls are located good outward of Kuala Lumpur, maybe still unequivocally many value a revisit to some, for others substantially not value a hassle.

1. Pavilion KL

Pavilion KL offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Our personal favorite by distant is Pavilion KL. Pavilion was non-stop in 2007 and has been an present strike given then. Pavilion offers many good shops, and caters to a some-more ubiquitous form of shopper. There are many lush shops, though also adequate unchanging shops. Pavilion has a good food justice though also many restaurants and (coffee) bars. Definitely a place to be (visit) for tourists.

2. Suria KLCC

Suria KLCC offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Suria KLCC has been one of a many renouned traveller malls for ages. Locals always call it a traveller mall, though still many tens of thousands come to this mall each weekend to relax and hang out. Tourists competence find many shops offer conflicting products that during other malls, Suria KLCC has many shops that sell informed general brands (and is also know for carrying western sizes).

3. Plaza Lowyat

Plaza Low Yat offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Not all tourists will like Lowyat as it is small, swarming and mostly unequivocally noisy. Lowyat is a premier IT, Gadget and Lifestyle mall in Kuala Lumpur. Here we will find hundreds of tiny shops offered lush products like cameras, phones, laptops, tablets and many more. If we are looking for electronic accessories, this is unequivocally a place to be. Do know that we can usually get good discounts after some tough bargaining.

4. Midvalley Mega Mall The Gardens

The Gardens offered mall Kuala Lumpur

This is a initial mall that is not located within a city core of Kuala Lumpur. It means that we have to get into a cab and transport for a bit initial before nearing during one of a biggest and many renouned (local) mall in a city. Midvalley is already a few years old. Here we can find many unchanging shops offered all kinds of products. Midvalley is connected to The Gardens, a lush mall (and also one of a prettiest) with many disdainful brands.

5. Lot10

Lot10 offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Lot10 is maybe a many generally located mall in Kuala Lumpur, right along Jalan Bukit Bintang. It has utterly a few good shops and also a National Geographer Flagship Store. In a groundwork we can find Hutong, a smashing food justice with generally Chinese hawkers. Lot10 lies conveniently between countless other renouned malls in Bukit Bintang. If we enter this area by Monorail afterwards a hire to embark is right subsequent to Lot10.

6. Fahrenheit88

Fahrenheit88 offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Fahrenheit88 is a complicated mall nearby conflicting of Pavilion KL. It used to be famous as KL Plaza, though a new owners wanted to rename a mall after a outrageous renovation. Fahrenheit88 has some unequivocally good stores. At a tip building we find Signature IT, a outrageous IT dialect store. Fahrenheit88 became one of a places to be among locals since of a outrageous Uniqlo wardrobe emporium that occupies a few floors.

7. 1Utama

1Utama offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Though flattering distant divided from Kuala Lumpur City Center, 1Utama is a not to be missed offered mall. After a outrageous restoration it again it a smashing place to emporium for all kinds of products (and also one of a biggest). There is also a outrageous Foodrepublic food court, where we can try many internal dishes. 1Utama is not unequivocally renouned among tourists since of a stretch from many of a traveller hotels; still it is unequivocally many value a visit.

8. Sunway Pyramid

Sunway Pyramid offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Sunway Pyramid is intensely renouned among locals that live outward of Kuala Lumpur. It could unequivocally good be a many renouned mall in Malaysia when looking during comprehensive volume of monthly visitors. Sunway is some-more than a offered mall; it is a outrageous party formidable with countless bars, restaurants, hundreds of shops, hotels, resorts and even a outrageous entertainment park (and H2O park). Those that transport with children will substantially do them a outrageous preference by visiting Sunway Pyramid.

9. The Curve

The Curve offered mall Kuala Lumpur

The Curve is conjunction a biggest nor a many renouned mall in Kuala Lumpur. It is also located flattering distant out of a city center. Still it is a good place to visit. Besides a mall there are many bars and restaurants. Opposite a Curve is Ikano Power Center, where we can find a few flagship stores of renouned internal and unfamiliar brands. The Curve is generally renouned among a internal expat community.

10. Berjaya Times Square

Berjaya Times Square offered mall Kuala Lumpur

Last in a list is Berjaya Times Square; a biggest offered mall in Malaysia. It has good over 600 shops, trimming from outrageous stores during a reduce levels to countless tiny shops during a aloft levels. There is even an indoor drum coaster inside this shopping, that creates it a ideal mall to revisit if we are roving with children. Berjaya Times Square is also located within a Bukit Bintang area; during a 10 minutes’ transport from Lot10 or Lowyat Plaza.

Other unequivocally renouned malls in and around Kuala Lumpur

Malls that didn’t make it into a top10 are still unequivocally many value a visit, generally a ones within a Golden Triangle (Bukit Bintang area and KLCC area). Below we listed a few other offered malls and explained a categorical reasons we competence have for visiting them.

11. Starhill Gallery: substantially a many disdainful and lush mall in Kuala Lumpur.

12. Sungei Wang BB Plaza: together a many renouned internal malls in Kuala Lumpur.

13. AvenueK: complicated though tiny offered core conflicting of Suria KLCC.

14. Pertama Complex: a best mall to buy sports products.

15. Bangsar Village Shopping Mall: unequivocally renouned expat mall in one of a biggest expat enclaves.

16. IMBA Plaza: a best (or worst) place to buy pirated dvd’s, program and other media.

17. Great Eastern Mall: biggest mall in a Ampang area. Especially renouned among expats.

18. Tropicana Mall: renouned ‘family mall’. Many seat and children stores.

19. Plaza Mont Kiara: complicated mall catering to expats that live in a Mt. Kiara area.

20. Bangsar Shopping Center: many renouned expat mall in a Bangsar area. Best place to buy products like cheese, bread and other standard western products.

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