When you type ‘beaches in Malaysia’ into Google, you are bound to find Perhentian Islands, Tioman Island, Langkawi and Penang. These are popular destinations for a reason. They offer everything a beach lover wants. However, Malaysia is home to over 90 beaches (or locally called “pantai” (beach) or “pulau” (island)). A coastal country, Malaysia offers locals and tourist many beach destinations to visit and enjoy. Malaysia is justly famed for having some of the world’s most idyllic beaches and islands, with over 4,600km of coastline and dozens of gorgeous islands to choose from.
For those who are after a bit more adventure, something off the beaten track or just an escape from resort beach lifestyle, we’ve compiled a list of the best hidden treasures of Malaysia.We hope this will help guide you in your search for some of the best beaches in Malaysia. Alternatively, we have created a list of some of the most secretive beaches in Malaysia.