Monthly Archives: March 2018

Best Summer Beaches to Visit to Beat the Heat


Planning for that ultimate Beach vacation to spend on this summer season with your friends and family? Here are the top favourite beaches to visit near Malaysia to escape the heat and feel rejuvenated:

  1. Perhentian Islands

A backpacker’s trail, the Perhentian Island is worth the visit if you love adventure and finding out ways to get close to the nature. The nearest airport to reach the island is Kota Bharu from where you can take a taxi and reach the port town of Kuala Besut. Some of the iconic things to witness on the island are: beach bar sets ups, fire art on the beaches, diverse aquatic life, water sports and more.

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  1. Tioman Islands

Tioman has to offer a boutique of experience over the nature’s exotic mystique, tourist trails and dramatic topography. You can reach Tioman with a boat ride from Mersing (in Johor Town) and alternatively, you can also use the services of Berjaya Airways to fly from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. The island is named as the ‘world’s most beautiful islands’ by the Time Magazine in 1970.

Malaysia, Pahang, Pulau Tioman (Tioman Island), Salang Bay, Salang Village (Kampung Salang)

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  1. Redang Island

Well, if you aren’t worrying about the budget much, then you can lavishly spend few nights at Redang to enjoy that ultimate beach escape experience. The population on the island is fairly low and this makes it a perfect choice for those who are looking for isolation and peace. Redang is also well known for turtle sanctuary and snorkelling. You can visit Redang by booking a flight with Berjaya Air from Kuala Lumpur’s Subang Airport.

  1. Pangkor Island

If you aren’t looking to visit somewhere too far from the Kuala Lumpur city for a beach staycation, then Pangkor Island should be the perfect choice for a weekend escape. The luxurious hotels at the Pangkor Island are truly worth the experience and the place is a nice escape from the hustle bustle of the city in these summer months.

Some of the top activities to do on the Pangkor Pulau are: Snorkelling, Water sport activities for your family and friends, exploring the Mystic Chinese and Hindu temples, jungle trekking and more.

Tips to Beat the Heat in Malaysia


The summers have arrived and the scorching heat and the drenching sweat are going to get us tired, yet once again. To stay fresh as ever and instead celebrate this intolerable heat, here are some of the best tips to beat the heat in Malaysia:

  1. Beauty Products to Stay Cool and Sun Safe

Aloe Vera, Tomato, Lemongrass and other essential oils infused ingredients in beauty formulations are some of the best picks to stay cool in this summer season. Top summer beauty picks for 2018 on Althea are:

  • Skinfood Tomato Sun Cream SPF 36 PA++ at RM 30% off with exclusive Althea coupon codes.
  • Nature Republic Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel Mist for RM 16 (40% off)
  • The Faceshop Bamboo Soothing Gel for RM 22 (16% off)
  • Moremo Dear My Skin Quick Soothing Mask Pack for RM 10 and more.2.  Staying in Vogue

Picking airy and 100% cottony clothes is a prerequisite to staying cool this summer season. Asos is out with its latest nature and summer inspired SS18 collection. The latest vogue speaks of leathers looks, jackets, polka prints, high waist, ruffles, fancy florals, printed denims, boots and more. Some of our favourite picks from the latest designer wear collection at Asos are: Denim Western Jackets in Indigo, Studded Leather Look Jackets, Shirt with Polka Dots, Mini Skirt in Hounstooth check, Denim Skirt with Fringed Hem, Ruffled Maxi Dress and more.

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  1. A Sweet Escape to the Beaches

If the heat is getting too intolerable, then we recommend you to take the weekend off and plan out for a budget staycation with exclusive 30% off Expedia coupon codes and save money on your flight and hotel bookings. Some of the best places to spend a budget friendly staycation around Malaysia are:

  • Kota Bharu in the beautiful Perhentian Islands located near the Thailand border.
  • Melaka with its rich architecture, cuisine, culture and heritage.
  • Cameron Highlands in the Titiwangsa Mountains.
  • Kota Kinabalu and its tropical islands, memorials, observatory and r
  • Penang Island and the historic Georgetown.

Langkawi Islands for its picturesque landscape, forest clad mountains, mangroves, rainforest and more.