Golf in Malaysia is proving itself to be a real haven for keen golfers. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, the highly rated courses on offer will create a truly memorable golfing getaway with Golf Travel Centre. The South East Asian country of Malaysia offers differing landscapes from the lush rainforest to its beautiful beaches. The high quality golf courses all incorporate the stunning features of the local environment, so it’s no wonder the majority of the courses are a part of the world’s top 100. Enjoy a warm tropical climate with a golf holiday in Malaysia. There are a wide range of resorts to suit every requirement as well a fascinating culture to discover when you’re not playing golf. For all-inclusive Malaysia golf packages, browse
Malaysia is famed for it cultural diversity and harmony. A mixing pot of Asian peoples, indigenous peoples, and tribes known as Dayaks, the result is a country full to the brim with festivals, languages, cultural calendars, practices and (of course) cuisine. Throw the spectacular Maybank Championship on top, and a golf holiday to Malaysia is an unforgettable experience.
For the best golf in Malaysia, and the certainly the most magical golf resort in Malaysia, it has to be the Datai. Found on the northwest tip of Langkawi, the Datai is made up of freestanding malay villas, scattering through a rainforest ten-million years old. On the edge of the ancient trees find an award-winning, 18 hole, par 72 championship golf course Designed by Ernie Els. this is truly the best golf Langkawi has to offer.
Off the Course
With such a diverse calendar of cultural events, this has been our hardest pick yet. In the end, we decided that Chinese New Year really is unmissable. WIth such a huge ethnically Chinese population, this is the largest and loudest festival of the year. Dates vary depending on the lunar calendar, but you can expect it sometime in January or February.
When is the best time to Golf in Malaysia?
Because of the shape and location, this is actually a quite complicated question. Seasons can differ from one side of the peninsula to the other and across locations. Golf in Kuala Lumpur can be dramatically different from golf in Penang on the same day, making a golf break to Malaysia somewhat hard to time. That being said, we the exception of the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia stays hot and humid throughout the year. The biggest concern is rainfall, as it is difficult to predict. Generally however, islands on the west side of Malaysia are better in the winter months between December and February, which islands on the east side of Malaysia are recommended for the summer months between June and August.