We all love a good holiday, especially if you’re the one tagging along for a fun and relaxing time. But planning a trip, sorting out the budget, itinerary, and list of fun things to do to keep the whole family entertained can be a challenge, especially if you have a big one.
Take the pressure off your next holiday and book a stay at an all-inclusive resort where your transport, meals, tours, and activities are all taken care of so all you have to do is focus on having a relaxing time.
1. Redang Beach Resort, Terengganu
If your idea of the perfect holiday includes days snorkelling, exploring life underwater by going on multiple dives, or simply laying on the beach and taking dips in the ocean, the Redang Beach Resort is the place to go. Home to some of the best sea life in the country, many travel here for the PADI Open Water Course, group diving tours, or just to take in the beauty of this island.
With an all-inclusive Open Water Course, Snorkelling Package, or Night Diving Package, you can do just that. Their packages include ferry transfers, jetty access, full-board meals, accommodation, equipment rental, and guides, making your stay easy and worry-free.
Address: Pulau Redang, 21090 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Contact: +603 2031 5079
2. Club Med Cherating, Pahang
Nestled in the heart of an 80-acre tropical forest, Club Med Cherating offers you and your family tailor-made holiday packages. A whopping 28 activities are included in your stay, along with 27 additional activities available on demand, including climbing and nature activities, private excursions and snorkelling tours, sports, fitness, sailing, surfing, and spa treatments.
Take some time for yourself by enrolling your kids in their childcare services. Have a lie-in, take a late breakfast, or enjoy long lunches in their all-day dining affair.
Address: Hvom 29th miles Jalan Kuantan – Kemaman Pahang Darul Makmur, Jalan Kuantan Sungai Lembing, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang
Contact: +603 2053 1888
3. The Danna Langkawi, Kedah
This 5-star accommodation sat on the beach of Pantai Kok is set to whisk you away on a holiday you will never forget. The Danna provides a variety of holiday packages, including The Danna Jr. — for those travelling with little ones, Enjoy More For Less — for those vacationing on a budget, and The Danna Workation — for those wanting to work from a home-away-from-home; they sure know the way to a girl’s heart.
Make the best of the resort’s facilities and services with their All-Inclusive Package priced at RM750 per adult per day and have all your needs taken care of from arrival to departure.
Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact: +604 959 3288
4. Gaya Island Resort, Sabah
Gaya Island Resort sits within the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park in Sabah. Surrounded by mangroves, sheltered coral reefs, and the sandy coast of Malohom Bay, this hillside resort acts as a sanctuary for local wildlife and guests who choose to spend a few days at one of the many paradisal villas.
Their Resident’s Package includes all meals, return speedboat transfers, and guided nature walks with their resident naturalist. Infants under the age of one may stay for free, while an additional surcharge of RM250 is required for children older than one per villa per night. This package is exclusive to Malaysian residents.
Address: Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Marine Park, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Contact: +6018 939 1100
5. Tanjong Jara Resort, Terengganu
Escape to the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, where a 5-star abode awaits. Sat on the Tanjong Jara private beach in Terengganu, this resort is perfect for those needing a quiet getaway. Culture and heritage take precedence in the guests’ experience as 17th-century Malay traditions and elegance are reflected in the guest rooms and the curated cultural experiences offered.
Enjoy flexible travel date changes up to seven times by booking The Residents’ Package. Accommodation, all meals, and the Jara Hill Walk with Resident Naturalist are included in the package. Similar to the Gaya Island Resort, infants under one stay for free, while an additional surcharge of RM250 is required for those above one.
Address: Batu 8, Off Jalan Dungun, 23000 Kuala Dungun, Terengganu
Contact: +609 845 1100
6. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang
Spend a few nights on the northern tip of Penang Island, where the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang resort lies facing the Straits of Malacca on Batu Ferringhi beach. The All-Inclusive Tropical Holiday package starts at RM4560 for three nights.
It includes all meals, unlimited selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, access to the Rasa Wing lounge and its privileges, wi-fi access throughout your stay, a round of Pitch & Putt Golf for up to four people, daily activities for both adults and children, and complimentary airport transfers.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang
Contact: +604 888 8888
7. Alang’s Rawa Resort, Johor
The islands off the coast of Johor are Malaysia’s best-kept secret, and Rawa Island is just one of them. Being a protected marine park, you won’t find your typical 5-star resort on the island. Though accommodation here is basic and simple, it is in no way unimpressive, considering the view you get to wake up to every morning.
The resort offers two packages, including two nights’ accommodation, boat transfers, and all meals. Weekend rates start at RM1380, while weekday rates begin at RM1270 for adults; children have a separate rate. The package does not include water sports activities or island hopping tours.
Address: Rawa Island, Mersing, Johor
Contact: +6016 729 7383