Fall in Love with Malaysia: Sure Shot Ways to Honeymoon Heaven

If you are looking for a relaxing atmosphere and perfect climate to enjoy your honeymoon, then look no further than booking a Malaysia honeymoon package. Malaysia is regarded as one of the most colorful and vivacious countries in Asia due to its vibrant cityscape and lifestyle. On one hand the country boasts of being attributed with some of the most dramatic mountain landscapes and hot spring resorts while on the other, it offers an incredible mix of Malay, Indian, and Chinese cultures. Further, there are several islands that are situated all around Malaysia in the Malaysian Peninsula, which are not too far from each other.

Malaysia has a lot to offer to those couples who love to shop and enjoy street food.  Therefore, it comes as no surprise that it ranks among the top honeymoon spots in the world. Make your adventure truly memorable by sharing the experiences with your better half.  Plan a trip to Malaysia and explore its various tourist attractions with Musafir.com’s specially designed Malaysia Tour packages and Honeymoon packages. In this travelogue, we are going to provide some tips which will help you to explore and enjoy Malaysia to the fullest while on your honeymoon.

  • Sabah River Safari

Recognised as the longest river in Sabah on the island of Borneo, the Kinabatangan River is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems. For those newly-weds who are looking for an offbeat way to experience nature, this river safari fits the bill.  Take on a tantalizing river safari down this river and experience wildlife at the renowned wildlife sanctuary where exotic species such as Proboscis monkeys, Sumatran rhinos, and Asian elephants can be found. As you continue the journey you get to discover Kinabatangan’s rich ecosystem and abundant wildlife including the Bornean Orang Utan, Sun Bear, the Proboscis Monkey, Pygmy Elephant, Macaques, Maroon Langur, Black-Thighed Falconet and Bornean Gibbon, most of which are endemic to Borneo. As a matter of fact, the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) states that the Kinabatangan River is one of only two known places on Earth where several of these endangered primate species can be found. You also get a chance to check out other exotic animals such as crocodiles, hawks, eagles, hornbills, kingfishers along with many insects, reptiles and amphibians including snakes, frogs, and stick insects. Also while you are travelling, make it a point to enjoy humble living in the Nature Lodge set amidst the rainforest and embark on a night safari to catch the nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat.

  • Batu Ferringhi Beach

Ranked as one of the most popular beaches in Penang on the west coast of Malaysia, honeymooning at Batu Ferringhi, also known as Foreigner’s Rock, offers plenty to do. While it’s also a super spot for lying on the beach with a tropical drink in hand, enjoying the clear turquoise water, and soaking up the pleasant Malaysian sun, honeymoon couples may want to rouse themselves and explore the local life here as well. There are several shops that sell local crafts, spices and hot sauces, and resort wear. Many nearby resorts offer sailing excursions, scuba diving, snorkeling, and hiking expeditions so be sure to check it out. Additionally, there are several shacks littered across the beach where you can laze around doing nothing all day while enjoying a relaxing Thai body and foot massage. Alternatively, you could visit art galleries and antique shops as well as visit George Town to explore city life and culture. In case you are looking to buy some souvenirs, shop at the night bazaar. If nightlife interests you, there are several beach bars and clubs to party on weekend nights.  You can even join the locals who bar-hop here late into the nights during weekends. Make sure to take a trip down to the local Tropical Fruit Farm to learn more about the tropical fruits available in Malaysia. Also do not forget to indulge in some local food and try different types of food here as Penang is famous for its culinary delights such as Ikan Bakar and the Malaysian style of grilled fish. Adventure enthusiasts can also try their hand at beach buggy, horseback riding, para-sailing, and jet-skiing besides embarking on a jungle-trekking expedition. One can also go camping at the Teluk Bahang.

  • Malacca

Situated in southwestern Malaysia, Malacca is a great honeymoon destination with an abundance of breath-taking sights and rich heritage. Officially known as ‘Melaka’ it’s also popularly called “The Historic State” and is replete with numerous cultural attractions. Once dubbed ‘Venice of the East’, this city also holds the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage site. For a quick tour around the city at a leisurely pace, make sure to book a Melaka River Cruise for a nice, quiet romantic evening. If you want to spend some hours amidst lush greenery to relax and unwind, do visit the Botanical Garden in Ayer Keroh, which is home to over 300 species of flora and fauna.

  • Kuala Lumpur

The capital of Malaysia, KL, as it is often called, is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Malaysia. For couples, who wish to spend time in a fascinating city life, Kuala Lumpur has a bit of everything. From scrumptious food, easy transportation to great weather and entertainment options, this city is rightly called the cultural hub of Malaysia. A truly global city, it has a plethora of attractions and romantic corners to make your honeymoon memorable. There are several things you can do while you are here. Go on a shopping trip to China Town, or one of the many malls or take a ride up the majestic, architectural wonder, the Petronas Towers. You could choose to visit the various indoor parks of Kuala Lumpur or hit the clubs and enjoy the dazzling nightlife. If you want to let loose and enjoy a few fun-filled rides, pay a visit to Malaysia’s indoor theme park at Berjaya Times Square or visit Sunway Lagoon’s Theme Park. If you are looking for a bit of adventure, visit the Batu caves to try some rock climbing together. Culture Vultures can even catch a classical music performance at the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra or register and go for Malaysia’s Heritage Walk at Central Market. As highlighted before, you will never be short of things to do in this magical city.