Where to Stay in Langkawi

The Danna Langkawi Viceroy

  Browse all hotels and resorts in Langkawi Langkawi Island, located within the state of Kedah, is a well known and preferred tourist destination for its well-preserved, white sandy beaches and magnificent underwater marine life. Langkawi is also home to several age-old tropical forests, where numerous animal and bird species like the peacock, hornbill, and […]

The Best Season To Visit Langkawi

langkawi water sport parasailing

Malaysia benefits from predictable weather. It’s consistently hot, with sunshine and showers all year round. It pours occasionally, but the changes in weather are usually minimal and not drastic. These same characteristics also apply to Kedah’s most popular island attraction – Langkawi Island! Langkawi’s peak season starts from November until March. This is the BEST […]

6 Convincing Reasons Why You Should Bring Your Family With You To Pulau Besar

Spending time with family on a holiday is always exciting and something to look forward to. Yet, it may be a daunting task to find the perfect destination to cater to the needs of each family member – from young children to teenagers and your spouse. One of Malaysia’s hidden gems, Pulau Besar located in […]

8 Best Relaxing Activities At Pulau Besar

Trekking Pulau Besar

The enchanted island of Pulau Besar in Mersing, Johor is a perfect destination for a simple and relaxing 2-day weekend getaway either solo or with family and friends. The island itself is relatively small and least known compared to neighbouring islands such as Pulau Sibu, Pulau Rawa and Pulau Tinggi, making it ideal for those […]

The Best Spots To Find Turtles At Lang Tengah Island


Just 30 minutes from Merang, Terengganu, lies Pulau Lang Tengah, a tiny jewel set in the middle of the 2 bigger, prominent islands, Perhentian and Redang. To give you an idea of how small it is, a speed boat ride around the island takes only 10 minutes! Part of Malaysia’s protected marine park, Lang Tengah […]

Long Beach (Pasir Panjang), Redang Island

Pulau-Redang-long beach aerial

If you’re a beach lover, you won’t able to resist the gorgeous beaches of Redang Island. There are so many good beaches on this island. In fact, it’s not hard to find silky smooth, sparkling white sand beneath your feet at all corners of the island. Still, there are a few that stand out. Travellers […]

Where To Stay At Pulau Besar, Johor


Pristine, peaceful and secluded are just a few words you can use to describe this sandy patch of paradise. Contrary to what its name might suggest, Pulau Besar (“Besar” meaning big in Malay) is quite small and offer only 4 resorts for travellers to choose from. Only a small part of the island is developed […]

Pulau Besar’s Big 4 – Choosing the Best Pulau Besar Family Resort

D Coconut Pulau Besar Swimming Pool Great View

Located about 15km away from Mersing, the sleepy town east of Johor, lies Pulau Besar (Big Island), an idyllic paradise still relatively hidden (unlike the popular Tioman Island). Gazetted as a marine park by the Government to protect the abundant marine life, the island boasts white, powdery beaches and warm, azure waters so clear, you […]

Most Scenic Spots in Rawa: How to take the most Instagrammable photos on Rawa Island!

rawa island idyllic paradise

There’s no getting around it: Rawa Island is gorgeous. Snuggled between Mersing and Tioman Island, this idyllic paradise attracts aspiring photographers and their Instagram accounts from all over the region. There’s something to swaying palms, calm beaches, and ember sunsets that really scream “INSTA ME”. So, if you’re after those little hearts and back-to-back “like” […]

13 Thrilling Activities for Adventure Seekers at Pulau Besar (Besar Island)

snorkelling at pulau besar

One of the best-kept secrets in Mersing, Johor is the breathtaking island of Pulau Besar. Home to pristine waters, white sandy beaches and dense tropical forest, the island is often described as  “paradise on earth” and ranks among the top island destinations in Malaysia for adventure seekers. Approximately 15 km off the east coast from […]