Malaysia is made up of two regions, the western Peninsular Malaysia and the eastern Malaysian Borneo which are separated by the South China Sea. Both regions are enormously popular for tourists and business visitors and this has resulted in the rapid development of many luxury Malaysia hotels. Four and five star hotels are spread across the country from idyllic island beach hotels to rainforest and natural park hotels and of course, the many fine city establishments.
Malaysia is situated near the equator and shares borders with Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines. The climate is tropical, hot and humid with monsoons and a high rainfall. Both East and West Malaysia have similar landscapes featuring low-lying coastal plains that rise up to densely forested hills and mountains. The area is well known for its rich biodiversity of fauna and flora which is one of the many attractions to the country.
International trade has always played a major role in the economy of Malaysia notable of which was its involvement in the spice trade many centuries ago. At one time, Malaysia was the largest producer of tin, rubber and palm oil. Today palm oil along with the cultivation of high-value trees like teak and other trees for the pulp and paper industry are the mainstays of the Malaysian economy.
Petroleum and natural gas are the mainstays of the mineral extraction sector and also make a significant contribution to the economy.Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of this beautiful land characterized by rich diversity and a vibrant mosaic of cultures. The predominant ethnic groups are the Malays, Chinese and Indians who have lived together for generations. This combined with many of the smaller indigenous groups each with their own unique culture has resulted in a rich and diverse country creating a truly unique culture and heritage.
The main language to be spoken is Malay but many other ethnic languages and dialects can be heard. However, English too, is widely spoken particularly in the big cities. Islam is the largest religion but many other religions are represented including Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and various Chinese religions. Malaysia is truly a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multilingual society.
Malaysia and 'shopping' have become synonymous terms with the advent of wonderful annual shopping fairs. Visitors come in search of amazing discounts and special offers on all sorts of goods from fashion clothing, household appliances, electrical goods, accessories and many, many more. Bargains galore and bartering are all part of the fun and nobody goes away empty handed.
Music is high on the list of entertainment and the Sarawak Cultural Village organizes an annual Rainforest Music Festival attracting musicians and music lovers from across the globe. Orchid festivals and the Maritime and Aerospace exhibitions are just some of the myriad of exciting enjoyment opportunities for visitors to this area.
This huge influx of visitors has resulted in the establishment of some magnificent luxury Malaysia hotels. The architecture of many of these hotels reflects the colorful heritage with its fascinating fusion of tradition and modernity reflecting the many styles of culture and religion. Idyllic beach and island hotels reflect traditional Malay architecture with many of them built on stilts over the water to allow for a gentle breeze to blow beneath them to keep cool.
Indoor courtyards and beautiful tiles are reminiscent of Chinese architectural styles while yet other hotels mirror colorful Indian styles. Luxury Malaysia hotels in the city offer a tranquil oasis of luxury and service with elegant accommodation, world-class dining and many recreational opportunities. Some hotels are set in old colonial buildings, stately and splendid while others showcase stunning Chinese artifacts and heritage icons.
Visitors can be assured of spacious rooms with dramatic views, each with an inviting atmosphere and contemporary décor. Many luxury Malaysia hotels are to be found in the National parks on the edge of spectacular rainforests and offer guided trips and adventure trails into some of the most splendid scenery and biodiversity in the world while other hotels are set on private beaches tucked away on islands and only accessible by boat.
Guests can be assured that no matter what the design or location, all luxury Malaysia hotels offer tastefully and luxuriously finished rooms with fine furniture made of rich tropical woods, Persian carpets or Durrhi rugs and timber floors, soaring ceiling and open-air verandas. King size beds with feather duvets and fine linen, soft down pillows and magnificent en-suite bathrooms with Spanish marble await weary guests while a mini-bar, tea and coffee maker, iron and ironing board and many modern devices such as internet and data ports are all available.
Large TV screens with cable and satellite channels, videos and in-house movies and games all ensure that guests are entertained at all times. Many hotels pride themselves on their excellent business facilities with beautifully appointed conference centers and meeting rooms. Some hotels are designed to hold banquets for up to 1000 guests while packages are tailor made to suit any purpose be it a board meeting, conference or private dinner party.
Some luxury Malaysia hotels have fabulous spas where guests can relax and unwind and pamper themselves with stress relieving treatments, massages, aromatherapy and nutrient wraps. There is also no need for guests to renege on their health and fitness as many luxury Malaysia hotels have Wellness and Lifestyle clubs with state of the art exercise equipment, saunas, Jacuzzis, swimming pools and tennis courts.
Luxury Malaysia hotels offer the very best in fine dining with magnificent cuisine from across the globe. This together with the luxury accommodation, fine architectural styles, fabulous opportunities to explore, relax and unwind and modern business facilities ensures that luxury Malaysia hotels suit all tastes and offers visitors a glimpse into a world of extreme contrasts and diversity that will leave them begging for more.
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