Roses are red; Violets are blue; City or the sea? I’ll gladly take the two. How ’bout you?

The magnificent skyline of among the most gorgeous cities in Southeast Asia will truly captivate the dreamers at first sight but nothing beats a beach getaway within its vicinity. After all, your luggage is so prepared for #OOTD for all sorts of destinations. Thanks to Shoppr for helping us pick out these essential pieces to bring on your next city x beach vacation.

Here are three (3) ultimate beaches near Kuala Lumpur that will surely satisfy the soul’s craving for Vitamin Sea. Go ahead and experience Malaysia in its upbeat cityscape and laid back coast because yes, you can have both!

1. Bagan Lalang

tree-shaped villas of Bagan Lalang

Contemplate in this peaceful haven at Sepang with just an hour of drive away from Kuala Lumpur. Morib beach is also just around the extension. Bagan Lalang is perfect for travelers wanting to take a break from the hustle and bustle of urban life or channeling the energies to yoga or meditation. Go hit those yoga positions on sunset.

2. Port Dickson

aerial view of Port Dickson

Situated at South Kuala Lumpur, this place home to not just one but multiple beaches including Tanjung Gemok, Bagan Pinang, and Blue Lagoon among others. It is just an hour away from center. Aside from a variety of water sports, this place is perfect for the art lovers. Go back in time with the Army Museum, be quirky at the Upside Down Art Gallery, hike to Cape Rachado Lighthouse are just some of artsy recreation to try. You’ll never run out of activities or beach to plunge for that matter.

3. Batu Feringghi

a boat docked in Batu Feringghi

Located approximately four hours from Kuala Lumpur, drive your heart a little more anticipated for what Batu Feringghi has to offer. Wander on its fine white sand with rows of forestry as background and waves on the other side brimming with exciting water sports to try. Dropping by the Tropical Spice Garden here is another thing you wouldn’t want to miss. Floral, bamboo, and spice backdrops, anyone?

Famous for its night market, it’s time to check out their local products. Batu Feringghi’s wide offering on cuisines in restaurants by the beach is surely a cloud 9 for every foodie. Delight even more with seafood, street food, or any of your choice as live performances serenade you. Its nightlife is buzzing with activities as it is on day. It is truly a one-stop shop for your adventure and photoshoot needs.

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