5 Malaysia Escapes for Couples

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Bored of the run of the mill Malaysia Valentine’s Day dinners? Expect more than roses and chocolates on this special day? These exciting escapes are perfect for couples seeking a little extra on this special day.

For the seafarers


Try: Chartering a yacht in Langkawi

Nothing spells romance like a personalised cruise. You can choose a day trip to explore the Andaman Sea and any of Langkawi’s 99 islands, or take a longer journey on the Indian Ocean to places like Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia.


This is an activity fit for a couple looking for uninterrupted quality time together. Yacht rates start from RM3,150.

For more Malaysia Valentine's Day coverage, read on in the LSA Valentine's Day page.

For the thrill seekers

Try: Sky Diving in Johor

If there’s anything that can jolt the love factor up in a relationship it’s a good old adrenaline rush. Take a dive from a plane 3,050 meters (10,000 feet) up in the air and free fall before your tandem instructor deploys your parachute.


The wind pressure makes it feel as though you are suspended in the air and your heart will be racing like crazy. This is an incredible experience to share with that special someone. A tandem dive is RM1,650 per person.

If you like to keep Valentine's Day moving, read on for great spots to celebrate around Asia in "5 Romantic Getaways this Valentine's Day".


For the adventurous spirits

Try: Marine and sporting activities at Japamala Resort

This gorgeous romantic escape is not your typical beach resort. While the hotel is impressive, the various activities are what you and your partner will look forward to.


Tioman Island is a great place for marine sightings. It's the gateway for migratory sea mammals like manta rays, whale sharks, and even killerwWhales. There are also frequent dolphin sightings from the pier heading south. Japamala also offers fishing, island hopping, snorkelling, jungle trekking, rock climbing, romantic picnics and surfing. Room rates run from RM580 - RM2,200.

Continue the romantic Malaysia Valentine's Day celebrations at "The Chateau Spa".

For the golf lovers

Try: A golf holiday at Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort

If the two of you are crazy about golf, this is the place to be. With three different courses to pick from you’ll be spoilt for choice.


The Raintree Nine and Lakes Nine are among some of the most challenging and picturesque courses in Southeast Asia and the Wetlands Nine is a par three course that is ideal for those seeking a short but fulfilling game. Spend a whole weekend playing a few rounds of golf and then retreating to your waterfront chalet for a relaxing evening. A stay and play package starts at RM442 per person.

Looking for more golf courses to check out? Read on at "Hit the Links: Best KL Golf Courses".

For the lazy lovebirds

Try: A spa holiday at Tanjong Jara Resort

If you and your other half are looking for a relaxing getaway, indulge in a spa retreat package at the luxurious Tanjong Jara Resort. The spa focuses on unique restorative Malay treatments that have been handed down from generation to generation.


The couples experience includes a series of special body treatments for him and her based on these traditions. The Dandan Puteri Tujuh and Panji Alam are royal treatments fit for a warrior and his princess. A spa package inclusive of two nights stay at the resort starts at RM1,026.

Find other great spots to unwind during your Malaysia Valentine's Day at in "KL's 5 Best Couple’s Spa Packages".

For more details on all of the locations mentioned in this article, go to LifestyleAsia "5 Malaysia Escapes for Couples".

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