The East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur and the rolling hills of the Cameron Highlands. With long stretches of sandy beach, fantastic reefs for snorkelling and diving, and a charming laid-back atmosphere, the East Coast offers a more off the beaten track beach experience versus more well-known areas such as Langkawi.
Tanjong Jara Resort
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjong Jara Resort is a charming boutique beach property. With design inspired by traditional Malay palaces, and warm local hospitality, the resort offers a luxurious but authentic retreat.
GBP £1,400 per person for 7 nights
One&Only Desaru Coast
East Coast, Malaysia
One&Only Desaru Coast's spectacular collection of private sanctuaries provide a blissful tropical hideaway that is nestled on the south-eastern coast of Malaysia, perfect for those who want a seamless blend of nature, sea and adventure.