Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries because of the mix of oriental cultures. Its cities traditional and jaw-dropping modern skylines, and its landscapes range from palm-fringed, white-sand beaches to the rolling green hills. The country is also renowned for having some of the world’s best spas and Malaysia beach is oh-so-stunning so no wonder that it is among the top Asian countries most visited by travelers.

We’ve rounded up 4 beaches in Malaysia that you should probably include in your bucket list!

1. Black Sand Beach

Go ahead and catch that Frisbee or spike the beach volleyball under the sun. This beach suits the sports-loving traveler because of its wide array of activities right on the fine black sand in Langkawi.

Look over the right side and find yourself a fishing jetty and engage with the local fishing community. Located 4 km southwest of Tanjung Rhu Beach, Black Sand Beach prides itself with spectacular sunset and wide-stretched range of trees, perfect for silhouette shots.

Locally known as Pantai Pasir Hitam (literally translates into Beach Sand Black), its sand has been an all-time sought-after element with very interesting myths behind. However, the sand is not pure black because there’s a mix of white sand.

2. Pantai Tengah Beach

Take the edge to the next level with water sports you can experience here firsthand. Pantai Tengah Beach offers paragliding, jetskiing, wakeboarding, you name it! Get into an action-filled vacation all the while having this aesthetics haven in the background.

Langkawi being conferred as the Jewel of Kedah is a truly fitting title. Next up, Penang!

3. Pulau Kendi


pulau kendi beach

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Embrace relative peace with the clear waters in this isolated gem at the southwestern Penang. Whether you sunbathe at the coast or take a dip, the scenery of Pulau Kendi will truly make your stay a gorgeous affair with nature.

4. Tanjung Bungah

Like Pantai Tengah, Tanjung Bungah Beach also offers various water sports for every adrenaline junkie all-year long. Assuage your urban homesickness and catch a glimpse of buildings in the northeast suburb of Penang. Don’t miss its ever-famous Tanjung Bungah market and immerse in the local beats, especially the Mosque above water.

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