Malaysia also boasts a huge variety of golf courses and is fast becoming South-East Asia’s golfing capital. There are now over 200 golf courses in Malaysia, many of which have been constructed by world-renowned designers like Jack Nicklaus. Golfers can tee off in undulating, rainforest landscapes or nestled amid the sky scrapers in one of the 26 courses that are less than a 45 minute drive from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia will also host the first ever ‘IAGTO’ Asia Conference from 22-25 April 2012. One item of golfing equipment with a maximum weight of 15kg will be carried free with Malaysia Airlines and green fees range from £6 to £85, offering something for everyone, compared to an average green fee of £34 in the UK.
Kuoni (01306 747008 or www.kuoni.co.uk) offers 7 nights in Borneo, Malaysia, on a room only basis, staying 5 nights at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu in a superior rainforest room and 2 nights on the Mount Kinabalu Climb, including flights with Malaysia Airlines from Heathrow with transfers in resort. Prices for October 2012 are from £1698 per person, based on two sharing.
Endowed with the waters of a fisher’s paradise, anglers have the opportunity to explore one of the world’s top fishing destinations. Malaysia offers a plethora of both marine and fresh water fish species, including the deliciously meaty Black Marlin, Tuna and Yellowfin.
When cyclists take to the street in Kuala Lumpur, it can only mean one thing – Le Tour de Langkawi. Asia’s premium cycling event races through 7 states over 10 days covering close to 1,500km every February. Novice cyclists can also bike to their hearts content year round throughout Malaysia and enjoy the extreme diversity of landscape.
For more information, please contact:
Tel: 020 8877 4509
Le Tour de Langkawi: http://www.ltdl.com.my/
Mt Kinabalu Climbathon: http://climbathon.sabahtourism.com/2011/
Langkawi Regatta: http://www.langkawiregatta.com/