8 Best Beach Resorts In Malaysia For A Relaxing Getaway


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Mar 04, 2022

Need a beach getaway in Malaysia but you're not sure where to head to just yet? You're in luck! HHWT has compiled Malaysia's top 8 beach resorts that will leave you feeling relaxed and pampered by the end of the vacay. I mean, who could possibly resist the sound of waves lapping up against a shore as the sunsets and ocean winds blow through your hair? Not us!

Top Beach Resorts In Malaysia

1. Glory Beach Resort

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Glory Beach Resort is one of the most popular resorts in Malaysia! Choose from one of the bed one, two, or three bedroom apartments to stay in before heading out to enjoy their exciting activities. Glory Beach Resort is home to unique recreational activities like water sports, a Rabbit and Tortoise Play Pen, and even a wishing well!

That's not all, if you're interested in learning more about the turtle landings of Port Dickson's beaches, this is just the place. Glory Beach Resort houses a turtle hatchery for Hawksbill Turtles! Plus, there are 2 cafes on the resort - which means you never have to leave the compound ? Do note that we were not able to ascertain the halal status of the cafes, so do dine with discretion.

Glory Beach Resort

Location: Malaysia


2. Adena Beach Resort

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Located on the shores of Balok, Adena Beach Resort is a great Kuantan beachside resort that's known for its family-friendly amenities! You can choose from spacious rooms and chalets that cater up to four people. If you're really looking to enjoy a beach experience, though, check out the Beach Chalet. It is one of Adena Resort's most sought after rooms. With a patio for enjoying ocean breezes and access to the beach, you'll have easy access to all their outdoor activities!

Credit: Adena Beach Resort Kuantan on Instagram

Plus, Adena also offers plenty of fun things to do, such as hanging out by the pool, going bike-riding, playing foosball, or having a game of volleyball!

Adena Beach Resort

Location: Kuantan


3. Bayview Beach Resort

Once you've checked into Bayview Beach Resort Penang, you need to do one thing: bury your feet into the sands of Batu Ferringhi beach! The warm and soft sands will be a reminder that you've finally arrived at your dream beach getaway.

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Every time you explore this beach resort, you will feel absolutely welcomed by the relaxing sea breeze and sights of hotel guests lounging away. Since there's an outdoor Jacuzzi, well-equipped gym, and tennis court, you're going to have a busy afternoon ahead of you. And your kids will have the best time at the children's play area.

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Bayview Beach Resort Penang has many types of rooms and suites, which are perfect for honeymooners and families with kids. You're going to enjoy spending time at the furnished balcony before relaxing on your cosy bed to post about your getaway thanks to the free Wi-Fi. Choose the room that overlooks the sea, so you'll be greeted by the beautiful horizon, a view that money can't buy.

Bayview Beach Resort 

Location: Penang


4. Sutra Beach Resort

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Sutra Beach Resort is a hidden gem nestled in a rustic and charming fishing village in Terengganu! It's home to a uniquely designed swimming pool that presents the illusion that it spills into the South China Sea.

If you're one for adventure, head to this beach resort for a day of island hopping, scuba diving, snorkelling, or fishing in the area! Alternatively, relax along the white, sandy beaches and enjoy a relaxing game of congkak, chess or scrabble.

Sutra Beach Resort 

Location: Terengganu


5. Damai Beach Resort

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Feel the soft, white sands of Teluk Bandung between your toes as you stroll along the shores of Damai Beach Resort! Only a 40-minute drive from Kuching City, Damai Beach Resort is the spot to head to for a relaxing beach getaway.

The 90-acre land is nestled among the world's oldest tropical rainforest, and hosts gorgeous views of the South China Sea and Mount Santubong! To add to that, you'll be privy to 2 luxurious pools, multiple courts for sports, a golf course and even opportunities for jungle and mountain trekking. Sounds like a relaxing getaway to us!

Damai Beach Resort

Location: Kuching


6. Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa

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Tropical tranquillity and ethnic charms are just some of the many things Pelangi Beach Resort offers! Located right on the white sandy shores of Cenang Beach, this popular beachfront resort presents stunning views of the ocean and the surrounding tropical landscape. Pick from their 355 rooms are housed in clusters of wooden chalets with private balconies as you admire the simple yet modern decor.

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P.S. If you're looking to fully embrace relaxation, check out the garden terrace room which provides either a king bed or twin beds. Plus, it's got a balcony overlooking lush gardens where you can enjoy a much-needed quiet respite!

P.S. Check Out These 17 Breathtaking Resorts In Langkawi For The Perfect Island Retreat

Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa

Location: Langkawi


7. Bayu Balau Beach Resort

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The coast along Desaru features shallow waters and natural bays, perfect for picturesque IG shots for your feed. So if you're looking to stroll along the shores, taking in fresh, crisp air and calming ocean winds, Bayu Balau Beach Resort is the place to do that.

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Bayu Balau Beach Resort is home to 108 rooms - pick from the standard, deluxe and even family rooms for your perfect stay! For something a little grander, you could also opt got their villa or grand pool villa. The grand pool villa comes with its very own private outdoor hot tub!

Bayu Balau Beach Resort 

Location: Desaru


8. De Rhu Beach Resort

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Check out a beautiful, scenic beach with De Rhu Beach Resort! Set against a backdrop of lush green trees, this 3-star beach resort will have you in love. Only a 15 minute drive away from Kuantan Town, you're not too far from clear, blue waters from the South China Sea, one of Malaysia’s largest free-form swimming pools and sandy beaches!

De Rhu Beach Resort is also family-friendly! If you're heading over with your family, opt for the family room, 2 interconnecting rooms big enough for 2 adults and 4 children. ?

De Rhu Beach Resort 

Location: Kuantan


Gorgeous sandy beaches, calm blue skies and the sound of waves rushing up against the shore, your next beach resort staycay is going to be absolutely relaxing! Share this with your travel buddies to plan your next trip!