The school holidays are when you plan family trips and most would want to do so at your own pace.
Nature, theme parks, mountains and more
The good thing about Malaysia is that there are a lot of places around Malaysia that you can go that has something for everyone in the family. We list out the best ones for you.
Go nature living
Places like 8 Acres and Broga Hills have been local favourites if you are looking for something less extravagant. There are activities like river sports and flying fox for the young ones. Adults can enjoy the great outdoors or go for nature’s walks.
Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hills
If the seaside is not your cup of tea, then head up to the highlands. The Colmar Tropical has some of the most picturesque sceneries around Malaysia. Its Tudor architecture and design is great for photo shoots and that is what the entire family should do. Besides that, check out the different species of birds that roam around freely. Occasionally, there are shows, carnival like events and games too.
Live the seaside – From a tube
If you are visiting Langkawi Island with your family, be sure to check in to Tubotel. This would surely be a highlight of your trip. The rooms within the tubes would be a gem for the kids. After all, they are all colourful painted and decorated. Your kids will love the place because they get to run along the beach and even enjoy the facilities within the tube!
Pristine beach along Manor Beach Resort
This is yet another resort which is great for the entire family. After all, you have the beach, the waters, and resort facilities. What more could you ask for? Besides the modern facilities, you get to check out the fishing village which is just a few minutes away. If that is not what the kids want, they will surely like the seaside and the swimming pool.
Indulge into some villa living
There are many places where you can go which you can live luxuriously. This is where you can check in to resorts in the seaside or within villages. Among them include:
Malihom Private Villa Estate Hotel – Located in Penang, this is a place to go if you want to be isolated from the modern and polluted lifestyle. The kids get to run around within nature’s best or you can take drive around the vicinity.
Take a cruise from Malacca to Penang
The Costa Victoria Cruise is one which takes care of everything for everyone. It starts from Malacca and cruises you to Penang. If relaxation is what you are looking for, then the Costa Victoria Cruise would be the best. You get to enjoy the nicest buffet spread, a Jacuzzi and even one of the most spectacular balconies. This should not cost more than RM1000.00 per person.
Theme parks, theme parks and more theme parks
If you want to have the kids free to roam around, then go to the many theme parks around. From Genting Highlands to Ipoh, Legoland in Johor Baharu and such, let them loose on the rides. In Johor Bahru, theme parks include:
- Legoland Malaysia
- Puteri Harbour Theme Park
- Angry Birds Activity Park at JBCC
Rates are around RM100 per person at average and it would be really fun and relaxing for everyone.
Gold Coast Morib International Resort
Morib has always been the other alternative besides Port Dickson, particularly for those around Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Not far from the capital, you reach Gold Coast Morib within an hour. Here, you get modern facilities in the resort styled environment. Kids love the water park and the water slides while the adults can laze around the beach side or take a dip into the sea waters.