Enticing Islands in Malaysia

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Here is the list of 9 Enticing Islands in Malaysia

1. Tioman Island

Situated on the Southeast coast of Malaysia, Tioman Island is known for its marine life. The island has scattered underdeveloped beaches along its coastline with huge biodiversity. Couples on their honeymoon in Malaysia, can lay on the sand while enjoying cheap beer. Summer months are the best for visiting the island. Tioman Island has a bunch of beaches dotted in different areas while Air Batong is the default location for snorkelling and watching beautiful sunsets.

2. langkawi

Langkawi is a beautiful island located off the coast of Penang, having a laid-back atmosphere, attracting flocks of people in all seasons. Although the island is small, it has a number of engaging museums, shopping outlets and craft villages. One of the best places on the island is the Cable Car which takes people to the top of Mat Cicang Mountain. Water sports, adventurous activities, mountain climbing, hiking, snorkelling and diving are other activities on the island which are much-loved by the honeymooners.

3. Sipadan Island

Counted in the world’s top 10 diving spots, Sipadan Island is a natural abode and a stunning honeymoon destination of Malaysis. The island is famous for its rich ecosystem, fishes, birdwatching and diving. A specialised yacht, M/V Celebes Explorer, lets the visitors discover the island through a cruise. The island also has best resorts offering remarkable hospitality. The well-equipped water bungalows offer a great view of the shoreline. However, only certified divers can undertake diving in the island.

4. Mabul Island

Mabul Island, known for beautiful sand and clear waters, is a great location for adventure divers and underwater photography. It is home to Bajau Laut tribe, which is one of the ethnic groups in Sabah. From kayaking to laying on the beach sand, those on their honeymoon in Malaysia, can do plenty of things on the island. Visiting Bajau Laut tribe is a must-do activity. The are known as “Sea Gypsies, as they spend less time on land. Catching the sunrise here at 5:45 AM and watching the birds will be a romantic scene.

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5. Layang-Layang Island

Layang-Layang is a relatively smaller island with shallow waters. Its speciality is that the underwater life is preserved beautifully. The island has one main resort for accomodation and plenty of colourful birds hover around it. Layang-Layang includes bigger marine creatures like hammerhead sharks, pygmy seahorses, jack fish, barracuda and manta rays.

6. Pangkor Island

Pangkor is a small island in the strait of Malacca popular for its colourful China town and a traditional lifestyle. In its jungle live the hornbills. Visitors can watch these birds they fly down to Sunset View Chalet everyday at around 6:30 PM. Pangkor island also has plenty of beaches. One can lie on the sand and watch the waves of the ocean. The China town offers a cultural show of traditional Chinese lifestyle. Visitors should definitely try the street food in this town.

7. Kapas Island

This picturesque island is located off the Western coast of Malaysia. Kapas is a minimalist island and will be the best choice for those couples who like to experience living in secluded places with simple lifestyle. The island is closed in the mosoon season (November to February) making April to August the best time to visit the island. Apart from enjoying in resorts and spa, underwater activities are famous on the island. Visitors engage in snorkerlling and scuba-diving to look at the corals, turtles, beautiful fish and sharks. Couples can also enjoy hammocking, beach walking, jungle walking and beach volleyball here.

8. Manukan Island, Kota-kinabalu

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The Mantanani Islands are a collection of three stunning islands with gold beaches and ringed with nearly untouched coral reefs, located off the northwest coast of Sabah, Malaysia. The islands are a perfect getaway from the city and has recently become increasingly popular among travellers and locals alike.

9. Mantanani Islands, Kota-kinabalu

The Mantanani Islands are a collection of three stunning islands with gold beaches and ringed with nearly untouched coral reefs, located off the northwest coast of Sabah, Malaysia. The islands are a perfect getaway from the city and has recently become increasingly popular among travellers and locals alike.

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