A kaleidoscope of different religions and cultures, Malaysia’s extreme contrasts range from teeming rainforests to towering skyscrapers.
"Centuries of trade have resulted in a vibrant mix of tribal cultures, creating an intriguing and veritable melting pot of people, traditions and religions. "
Aside from its cosmopolitan capital, Langkawi and Pangkor Laut are Malaysia’s most popular tourist destinations, where exclusive resorts vie with fishing kampungs for prime spots on rugged coastlines and pristine beaches.
Langkawi is an archipelago made up of around 100 islands and separated from the mainland by the Strait of Malacca. The largest and one of the only two inhabited islands is Pulau Langkawi. A naturally beautiful island, it is flanked with dense vegetation, a variety of wildlife, virgin rainforest, limestone crops and crystal-clear waters, making it the perfect destination for nature lovers. Over on the East Coast, the main attractions are the beautiful beaches and pristine reefs which offer fabulous swimming, snorkeling and diving.