Redang Island is one of the beautiful islands in the East Coast of Malaysia facing the South China Sea. It is a small island which offers snorkelling and diving experiences to tourists. This island has white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, colorful coral reefs and an abundant marine life. You can get to Redang Island via plane or boat from the mainland. It is truly a relaxing getaway for most people, making it one of the hottest tourist destinations in South East Asia. There are many hotels and resorts in Redang Island for you to choose from depending on your accommodation budget.
Berjaya Redang Resort
This resort offers around 220 rooms and suites for holiday goers to spend the night. Choose from the various types of units available such as the hillview room, seaview room and oceanfront suite to suit your desire. The Berjaya Resort is one of the luxury resorts in Redang Island. It also has 2 restaurants on board, serving authentic Malaysian food, Western, Japanese and Indian meals. You can opt to have your dinner by the beach for a more romantic atmosphere. Facilities include a swimming pool, dive center, gym, tennis and sailing. They offer a complimentary return transfer from the airport or jetty to the resort. Prices start from around $300 per night depending on the type of accommodation.
Sri Pacifica Hotel, Resort and Spa
Sri Pacifica Hotel and Resort is a luxury hotel resort located on Pasir Panjang (Long Beach) on Redang Island. They own 74 luxury villas built magnificently to house tourists. Accommodation includes air conditioning, a spa bath, walk in closets and a LCD TV and DVD player. Staying here allows you to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the tropical lifestyle of the island with luxury. This hotel provides a sanctuary where guests can soothe their minds and bodies. Prices start from $200 per night per person for the Garden Villa to $300 for the Seafront Villa.
Laguna Redang Island Resort
The Laguna Resort offers 222 units ranging form standard rooms to the higher end range of Premier Sea rooms and Laguna Suites. They also feature a dive center, pool tables, an outdoor swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and a kids pool. Built in a traditional setting, this resort captures the architecture of the traditional Malay design. Local and international cuisines are served at the 2 hotel restaurants in a buffet style. For those who like to party at night, there is an open bar located in this accommodation. Prices start from $180 per night for one person.
Coral Redang Resort
This resort in Redang Island has 40 detached, semi-detached chalets and standard units to choose from. This type of accommodation offers tourists to chance to experience living in a chalet. This is not something that you can do anywhere. Each chalet comes with air conditioning and a hot water heater. Facilities include a poolside bar to let you enjoy your drinks while relaxing by the pool and also a dive shop for you to arrange your diving and snorkelling trips. This resort will cost you around $150 per night including breakfast.
Redang Beach Resort
The Redang Island Beach Resort offers 120 newly built chalets, coming in both standard and deluxe rooms to suit your budget. They all come with a private balcony for visitors to relax while enjoying the nature. They also offer facilities such as in-house karaoke, a sand volleyball court and a video arcade. Swim with the marine fishes and beautiful colorful corals. You should expect to pay around $130 for a standard room accommodation.
Redang Bay Resort
This accommodation is also located on Pasir Panjang and offers 76 chalet units consisting of 25 family rooms, 27 standard rooms and 24 twin sharing rooms. They also offer dorms if you want to save more money. There is a swimming pool, dive center, indoor games, outdoor sports and entertainment facilities provided in this resort. Rates start from $90 per night per person.
Wisana Redang Beach Chalet
This chalet is located exclusively on a small cove sheltered by the surrounding rocky hills that stretches across the Redang Island. Their chalets lies on a soft white sandy beach packed in between the foot of the hill and the crystal clear sea. This gives a unique experience for nature lovers out there. This accommodation would cost you about $120 including a return ferry transfer from the island, breakfast, lunch, tea and a BBQ dinner.
Try to spend at least 4 days in Redang Island so that you can truly appreciate its beauty. There are lots to do on this island, so there is no need to worry about feeling bored. You can go snorkelling with the fishes, diving, ride a jet ski, ride on a banana boat, paraglide, sunbathe, play beach volleyball and much more on Redang Island. This place is usually very packed at the end of the year due to the holiday season so it would be advisable to book your accommodation here early.