Barefoot gives you Malaysia holidays; North West of Kuala Lumpur, and a short plane ride away is Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands which are best known for its luxurious accommodation, beaches, rainforest, mountains, mangrove estuaries and unique natural landscapes.
Venture east of Peninsula Malaysia to Sabah to find the exotic wildlife and dramatic natural features that Borneo is renowned for. The highlights of Sabah are natural and cultural, from caves, reefs, forests and mountains to tribal people, and the region also offers some of Malaysia’s if not the world’s best scuba diving experiences at Sipadan, located at the easternmost tip of Borneo.
Climate: The country experiences tropical weather year-round, with the monsoon season occurring from November to January. May to September is considered the ideal time to visit Malaysia. Average Temperatures range from 21ºC to 32ºC, although higher elevations can be much colder than this.
Best time to go: May to September
Flying time: 12h30mins
Our preferred airlines: British Airways, Malaysian Airlines
Do I need a visa? British nationals do not require a visa, other nationalities should check with their embassy