Must do in Malaysia in every couple’s bucket list

Posted on February 20 2020

In the beautiful country of Malaysia, you will never run short of ideas for dates and activities.

Stretching across the Malay Peninsula and over parts of Borneo with a landmass of over 300,000 square kilometres, Malaysia is well renowned for its stunning beaches, mysterious islands, elevated hill stations, heritage sites and amazingly diverse culture. Whether you enjoy the great outdoors and adventures, relaxing in nature or chilling indoors and doing some shopping, Malaysia has it all! What’s more, there are plenty of things to do in Malaysia on a budget.

We, at Gift Hampers Malaysia, is proud to present to you the best dating places and date ideas for couples with different interests. Not only will we take you to the most interesting places, we will also introduce you to a plethora of non-touristy things to do in Malaysia too. So, let’s get started!


Indoor couple dates in Malaysia

The Golden Triangle: This is the nightlife area in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, where you will find an abundance of bars, clubs, restaurants, and hotels as well as a large shopping centre. If you and your partner are looking forward to a night of partying, this is just the place for you!

Johor Bahru Old Chinese Temple: This 130-year-old temple is located in the town of Johor Bahru, right on the border between Malaysia and Singapore. It is almost like a secret hideaway from the advanced skyscrapers surrounding it and features important historical relics as well as Chinese deities for visitors to learn about.

Gurney Plaza and Gurney Drive: A treat for shopaholics! Head to Penang if you’d like to do some shopping together on your date. Not only will you find a wide variety of high end shops and restaurants, you will also discover smaller Malaysian souvenir outlets and local food stalls that offer a taste of traditional Malay food.

The City of Kuching: The city is known for its tranquillity and popular river tours. You can have a truly relaxing date in Kuching, where you can experience a different side to Malaysia and see many examples of colonial architecture such as Fort Magherita and many cat statues that mark the city’s unique name.


Outdoor couple dates in Malaysia

Tioman Island: Escape from the city to Tioman Island, located in Pahang, home to breath-taking mountains, lush rainforests, white sandy beaches and pristine coral reefs for divers to discover. Why not go explore some of the eight villages on the island and go trekking from one side of the island to the other together? A definite addition to your Malaysia travel blog.

Gunung Mulu National Park: The Gunung Mulu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Sarawak, East Malaysia. If you’re up for exploring vast caves, the rainforests and karsts formations, hiking and trekking, this is the perfect date for you!

Batu Caves: You simply cannot miss these limestone cliffs, studded with caves and carved cave temples. Located in Selangor, you will have fantastic opportunities to marvel at the remarkable Hindu shrines as well as partake in rock climbing activities.

The Cameron Highlands: Enjoy the cool weather, tea and coffee plantation tours and fruit picking at fruit farms at this elevated hill station. Admire the greenery and rewind as you enjoy the taste of their traditional English cream teas with fresh, locally-picked strawberries.

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