Your all-inclusive holiday in Malaysia kicks off with a stay at Cherating Beach Club Med, a gorgeous resort offering a host of fun-filled activities in a tropical jungle. Set between the lush forest and the glittering South China Sea, relax with family and friends amidst 85 hectares of a beautifully preserved tropical Eden.
What awaits you in Malaysia
Highlight of Malaysia
Beachfront jungles and treetop adventures abound in this fascinating country
Delight in the dense jungles and beautiful hidden beaches of Asia when you visit our majestic, family-friendly Malaysia destinations. Our luxury all inclusive Malaysia holidays are completely hassle-free and are perfect for all the family, all year round. From beach holidays on the coast, to sports holidays in Cherating Beach, to spa holidays in our Club Med Spa, our Malaysia holiday resorts have it all. Browse our all-inclusive Malaysia holidays & get yourself ready for the sunshine!
Escape to the tropical jungles, hidden beaches and bustling markets of majestic Malaysia. From teaching your kids to surf on the turquoise waters of Tioman Island, to visiting the Orangutans of Sepilok Santuary, to savouring the aromas of Kuala Lumpur’s food markets, there’s something for everyone, from family-friendly holidays to exciting adventure tours.
Malaysia's multi-cultural heritage boasts a rich mix of Chinese, Thai and Burmese traditions. Find serenity in the peaceful gardens of the Kek Lok Si Temple. Introduce your kids to the colours, sights and smells of Kuala Lumpur’s buzzing Chinatown. Explore the country’s 99 islands by boat and see if you can spot the ancient pirate lairs hidden among the tropical coves.
Malaysia is a sensory adventure perfect for family holidays and romantic getaways. Wander through fragrant green hills and tiered tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands. Explore Malaysian street food from grilled skewers to steamed bamboo putu rice cakes. Or enjoy a thrilling day of tree top adventures or sailing along the coast at your all-inclusive holiday resort.
• Direct Flying Time: 11 hours
• Time Difference: +6 Hours
• Currency: Malaysian ringgit
• Best months to visit: West coast islands: Dec- Apr East cosat islands: Apr- Oct
• Well Known for: Beautiful beaches & tropical islands
• Languages: Bahasa Melayu
Monthly weather averages in Malaysia
Malaysia has a gorgeous tropical climate with hot and humid weather all year round. Monsoon season hits the east coast from November to February and the west coast from April to October, so you should be able to enjoy a beach holiday no matter when you decide to go.
The best time to travel to Malaysia – east coast – is between July and August when the weather is relatively dry and sunny, with average highs of 32°C.
The rich Malaysian lands will reveal its most stunning backdrops to you from paradisal beaches and islands, to tea plantations, jungles and forests. During your all-inclusive stay in Malaysia, plan a visit of Taman Negara National Park, only 3 hours from the Club Med Cherating Beach resort. In the jungle, let yourself be surrounded by the immensity of the forest and depart on a trek adventure, crossing the Canopy Walk suspension bridge and meeting the aboriginal communities. Continue your journey on the Langkawi Archipelago. With over 99 islands, discover the former pirate lairs, rocky cliffs, tropical forests, and transparent waters.
Once you’ve admired the geographical contrasts of the lands, discover Malaysia's colourful and mixed culture to elevate your all-inclusive holiday. At the heart of the Malaysian identity, religion is represented everywhere in the form of temples. On Penang Island, in the south of Langkawi, the Kek Lok Si Temple is inlfuenced by Chinese, Thai and Burmese communities. From its monastery to its richly decorated and planted gardens, this is a place that brings serenity to your stay in Malaysia. 300 km away, discover Kuala Lumpur and pay a visit to the buzzing Chinese neighbourhood. In the alleways of the Central Market, between temples and colonial buildings, you will discover fruit stalls, fashion boutiques and artisans selling their wares. As the night falls, visit a street food stand to taste a grilled skewer or a bamboo putu - a steamed cake made from rice flour cooked in bamboo tubes.
If your visit to Kuala Lumpur has whetted your appetite, continue your holiday in Malaysia in pursuit of the flavour trail. 3 hours from Kuala Lumpur, discover the Cameron Highlands, a high plateaux in a refreshing atmosphere with sumptuously green valleys. Here, enjoy a getaway amidst tea plantations and visit traditional fabric factories, where the fragrance of black tea perfumes the air. If you want more before arriving back to Club Med Cherating Beach resort, discover the turquoise waters of the Tioman Island, the perfect opportunity for either a surfing lesson or tanning session. And if up until now you only had eyes for the sights of Malaysia, remember that the Indonesian archipelago is only a few hours away by boat.
Things to do in Malaysia
Family holidays in Malaysia
Between the getaways surrounded by nature and urban thrills with your tribe, let yourself be carried away by the charms of Malaysia.
During your family holiday in Malaysia, spark the imaginations of even the youngest family members with magnificent natural sites. Become an ornithologist by discovering the 300 species of the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. Feel like an explorer by taking on Mount Kinabalu, which rises to an altitude of 4,095 metres. Continue the thrills by crossing the suspension bridge at the heart of Taman Negara Park and your bravery will be rewarded with priceless views over the tree canopy.
Dive into the bubbling culture of Malaysia. In the alleyways of Kuala Lumpur’s Central Market, discover artisanal products such as songket, multicoloured fabrics made of silk or cotton, woven by hand. Visit a food stall, the famous restaurants on wheels, and complete your excursion by tasting a typical roast banana. Finally, fly over Malaysia to discover the Petronas Towers. At an alltitude of 452 metres, you might feel a bit dizzy, so be careful don’t look down!
Reaching an impressive altitude of 4095 m, Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in South East Asia, between the Himalayas and New Guinea. On the island of Borneo, practically hidden away in the heart of a park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is renowned as much for the wealth of its fauna and flora as for the climb to its summit, which is safe and secure. You’ll need to count two days for the climb to the peak and the descent