As you can see from the two interactive maps which I have compiled below, Malaysia’s coasts are lined with beach and island tourist destinations ranging from uninhabited coral atolls to built up and developed islands. Starting with Peninsular (or West) Malaysia I have marked around 90 beaches and islands on the map.
How many beaches does Malaysia have?
If you are looking for a great getaway from urban lifestyle, then Malaysia is the right destination to do it. With a collection of more than 878 Islands and Beaches in Malaysia, some of the best beaches of Malaysia can be found at Langkawi and Perhentian Islands.
What is the biggest beach in Malaysia?
One of the largest islands off mainland Malaysia, Redang Island is located in the seas off the northeastern state of Terrenganu, and is famous for its incredibly white sand and shimmering, crystal-clear water.
Is Malaysia expensive to visit?
Conclusion: Malaysia is an affordable travel destination if you plan your trip carefully. Don’t expect the same prices as Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, but the food is cheap and accommodation is inexpensive if you know the right places to go.
Who came to Malaysia first?
Evidence of modern human habitation in Malaysia dates back 40,000 years. In the Malay Peninsula, the first inhabitants are thought to be Negritos. Traders and settlers from India and China arrived as early as the first century AD, establishing trading ports and coastal towns in the second and third centuries.