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Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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Oriental-Riverside-Residence-Melaka.jpg, Guesthouse located in old Chinatown with the back facing the Melaka River
Oriental Riverside Residence
Guesthouse located in old Chinatown with the back facing the Melaka River ... more
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Roof Top Guest House and Hostel Melaka
Hostel / Guesthouse in the heritage zone of Melaka with a roof-top area ... more
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Jalan-Jalan Emas
Guesthouse in charming Jalan Tukang Emas, also called Harmony Street, in Chinatown ... more
River View Guest House
Guest House located in the heritage zone of Melaka facing the Melaka River ... more
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Apa Kaba Home&Stay
Homestay / Guesthouse in a village (kampung) area, 5min away from the heritage zone ... more
Jalan-Jalan-Besi-Guesthouse-Melaka.jpg, Guesthouse / Hostel in old Chinatown run by the same management as nearby Jalan-Jalan Emas
Jalan-Jalan Besi
Guesthouse / Hostel in old Chinatown run by the same management as nearby Jalan-Jalan Emas ... more
Tidur-Tidur-Guesthouse-and-Hostel-Melaka.jpg, Budget Guesthouse in the back of an design studio in the heritage zone of Melaka
Tidur Tidur Guesthouse and Hostel
Budget Guesthouse in the back of an design studio in the heritage zone of Melaka ... more
Ringo’s Foyer Guest House
Guesthouse located right next to historical Chinatown of Melaka ... more
Tony’s Guesthouse
Guesthouse within a short walking distance to historical Chinatown, all rooms with windows, some with balconies ... more
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Voyage Guest House

Guesthouse located in the heart of Chinatown

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Sayang-Sayang-Guest-House-Melaka.jpg, Youth Hostel located right at the centre of Chinatown facing the Melaka River
Sayang-Sayang Guest House
Youth Hostel located right at the centre of Chinatown facing the Melaka River ... more
Majestic-Hotel-Melaka-Malacca.jpg, Boutique heritage hotel close to Melaka River and Kampung Morten, north of the town center
Majestic Hotel Melaka
Boutique heritage hotel close to Melaka River and Kampung Morten, north of the town center ... more
Cyclamen Cottage
Hotel in a colonial architectural style building villa built in 1937 located a few minutes north of the city center ... more
Old Town Guesthouse
family-run guesthouse located near near historical Bukit Cina ... more
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Sayang-Sayang Guest House
Youth Hostel located right at the centre of Chinatown facing the Melaka River
Old Town Guesthouse
family-run guesthouse located near near historical Bukit Cina
Things to do & see
Bukit Cina
Bukit Cina (englisch: Chinese Hill) is the largest chinese burial ground outside China. ... more
Kampung Kling Mosque
Masjik Kampung Keling is one of Melakas oldest mosques built in 1872. The architecture resembling a pagoda is influenced by Sumatran, Chinese, Hindu and local designs. ... more