Faces of
Malaysia
Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Langkawi, Malaysia

Tubotel

address: Jetty Pelancongan Chenang | Kuala Cenang, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Tubotel-Langkawi-sea-view-terrace.jpg, Unique accommodation concept located at its own jetty at the northern end of Pantai Cenang with unspoiled sea views and tubes to sleep in
Unique accommodation concept located at its own jetty at the northern end of Pantai Cenang with unspoiled sea views and tubes to sleep in

Tubotel contact information

phone: 012-329 4094
website

Tubotel prices / booking

Price Range


Tubotel, unique design
each cube has a unique design (here: Your Tube)


tube from the back
the tubes viewed from behind


pools with sea view
pools with sea view


tube with sea view
sea view from the tube


restaurant sunset
sunset view from the restaurant

Hotels in Langkawi

Langkapuri Beach Resort

budget resort on Pantai Cenang (RM95 - RM160)

Sunset Beach Resort

cozy, beautifully landscaped and designed small resort at the southern end of Cenang Road and northend end of Tengah Beach

Attractions

Datai Beach, Langkawi

Langkawis most exclusiv beach in the north-west of the island. Home to the super-exclusiv Datai and Andaman Resorts

Gunung Raya, Langkawi

highest peak on Langkawi (881m) with spectacular views over the island and even to Thailand when it is clear