In East Malaysia, the jungles of Borneo host spry orangutans in their dense cover. Home also to remote tribes, these dense forests are set against the backdrop of steep granite mountains. In contrast, the West Malaysian peninsula contains vibrant cities such as Kuala Lumpur and Putraja, bursting with fascinating architecture.
Malaysia is consistently voted as one of the world’s best diving destinations and visitors will be inspired to explore many hidden gems on a superyacht charter in the region. Charter a yacht in the Andaman Sea to visit the beautiful Langkawi archipelago, made up of 99 islands, only two of which are inhabited. Equally impressive Redang is favoured for crystal clear waters and coral reefs that surround this island, playing host to a variety of clownfish, baby sharks and jellyfish.
In addition to the wide array of natural wonders on offer, Malaysia is also a foodie’s paradise. Many yachts cruising in the region employs chefs that are well versed in the local cuisine, but visitors can also head to dry land to enjoy Chinese-Malay “Nonya”, Indian curries, Malaysian street food and Dayak delicacies. Friendly, welcoming and generous, the locals love celebrating and socialising during their hundreds of colourful festivals taking place each year.