Valentine’s Day is coming up and it’s that time of the year when you steal some precious moments to spend with your one true love. One of the most endearing ways you can make Valentine’s Day really meaningful is by planning a romantic getaway with bae, preferably to a destination that’s exciting yet romantic.
Malaysia is known the world over for its natural beauty, as well as for its iconic man-made attractions like the KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers, making it a melting pot of both natural and cultural heritage. This also means that it’s a perfect place for you and bae to enjoy some quality alone time. Here are some of the Malaysian destinations known for its amorous aura:
With its never ending activity and bright lights that are turned on through the night, Kuala Lumpur is very much the vibrant and metropolitan city than can charm anyone looking for excitement. The city is home to many skyscrapers, some of which host rooftop restaurants and bars where couples can book a place for a romantic dinner overlooking the twinkling lights below. Some of these skyscraper restaurants include Atmosphere 360 at KL Tower, Marini’s on 57, Sky Bar and many more. You’ll want to book a 5 star hotel in Kuala Lumpur to complete you experience, and Sunway Resorts Hotel is one ideal option.
Langkawi is a beautiful island off the coast of Kedah, in the north of Peninsula Malaysia. Its appeal lies in the fact that it has many myths and legends associated with it, like the story of Mahsuri, as well as that of a pregnant handmaid or Dayang Bunting. Another of Langkawi’s appeal is its beautiful beaches, some of the best in the country. You’ll be able to lounge on the soft sand and splash in its crystal clear sea waters for hours on end.
Located about 2 hours south of Kuala Lumpur, lies the small town of Malacca. Although not as busy as KL, it can become quite congested on public holidays. Nevertheless, you can still enjoy an idyllic holiday here, walking hand in hand with your other half among the pre-war houses in this UNESCO heritage city. Malacca is steeped in history and heritage, and you’ll learn much by visiting the Stadhuys, which houses the state museum and the ancient Christ Church.
Fresh air does have its own romantic appeal, and one place you can find a cool and refreshing atmosphere is in Cameron Highlands, known for its delicious strawberries, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Many couples also come here for the spot of Cameron Highland’s very own tea, which is often served with scones. Another good reason to go up to Cameron Highlands with bae is the delicious herbal steamboat. Slurping the hot soup with your favorite ingredients in the cold weather really takes the cake.
Redang is a paradise away from the crowds and the hustle and bustle of towns. This island resort is a popular destination for snorkeling, diving, wind surfing, and other marine activities. This is due to the crystal clear waters and pristine beaches of the island, as well as the quieter and more peaceful nature of the island, as compared to other beach destinations in Malaysia.
From the vibrant and exciting, to the quiet and serene, Malaysia has it all when it comes to romantic Valentine’s Day destinations. Make this year’s Valentine’s an unforgettable experience for your other half.