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Top 05 Beaches in Kuala Lumpur – Natural Havens of Beauty

Malaysia is a tourist destination lauded for its shopping and entertainment; providing a welcome respite from these activities are the beautiful beaches in and around the city. Here are the best.


The Best Beach – Port Dickson

This stunning stretch of sand is considered the best beach closest to Kuala Lumpur. It is in fact just 45 minutes via taxi from the city centre. The place is quite popular amongst holiday makers not just for its allures of sun, sand and sea but also for its delicious array of seafood. Giving motivation to the foodie in you the seafood selection around Port Dickson is quite popular and equally delicious. The beach is also known as the 'Gateway to Singapore' offering idyllic settings for a relaxing day at the beach.


Sepang Gold Coast – Unforgettable Resort

Sepang has a fan club all of its own; this well established seaside resort is extremely popular for its stunning coast and diverse attractions. Home to AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort the place just 40 minutes from KL offers easy access to shops and other entertainment venues in the city centre; hence Sepang Gold Coast is often a number one choice location for seeking accommodation in Kuala Lumpur. Browsing the Malaysian and Singaporean restaurants is one of the favoured things to do in Sepang while enjoying an innumerable array of water sports are just right for increasing appetites. At Sepang Gold Coast you have a choice of living it up or toning things down and relaxing. Look forward to long walks on the golden sandy beaches, heading out to eco villages or enjoying an adrenaline rush as you indulge in the latest water sports.


Batu Ferringhi – Picture Perfect Beach

This popular beach is located close to the northern shore of Penang Island. Beautiful Batu Ferringhi beach is famous for its jellyfish and picturesque backgrounds. The water here is very clear although it does get muddy during certain seasons. It is a 30 minute drive from Kuala Lumpur but well worth the effort getting there.


Langkawi Island – Enjoy the Serenity

The swaying palms and soothing ambiance of Langkawi Island are ingredients for a relaxing time at the beach. Langkawi Island is one hour from Kuala Lumpur and is best reached via domestic airlines. The place although not as centrally placed as some resorts is one of the country's most famous holiday getaways and a must visit for some tropical island fun.


Pangkor Island – Low Cost Thrills

Pangkor Island beach is located quite close to Kuala Lumpur. The biggest lure here is the budget friendly atmosphere. It may not be chic and comfortable like Sepang Gold Coast but if you are looking for an inexpensive holiday with the basics in Malaysia, head over to Pangkor Island. Of course the place is also good to visit for a day of inexpensive fun at the beach. The restaurants are economical while thrills of scuba diving and swimming are on the cards.

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