3 affordable over water bungalow beach hut resorts in Malaysia

AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort.

Whether you’re honeymooning or holidaying, if you want to experience relaxed sleeping over crystal waters in a beach hut, but you’re budget won’t stretch to Bora Bora or the Maldives, we recommend Malaysia as your overwater bungalow resort destination.

Sepang, Malaysia

1. AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort

AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort.

The largest overwater bungalow resort in Malaysia (and the world) with 392 overwater villas built in the shape of a palm tree. The AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort is located along the Malacca Straight and just 10 kilometres south of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, making it one of the easiest destinations to get to from anywhere in the world.

Featuring 7 restaurants and bars plus the Escapade Spa, the resort has a number of room types and all inclusive package deals.The AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort has the cheapest rates with villas available from around USD$110 per night in low season.

The best way to get feel for this resort is to take a look at the hundreds of photos taken by guests who have already stayed here.

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Pangkor Laut Island, Malaysia

2. Pangkor Laut Resort

Pangkor Laut Resort

Occupying it’s very own private island off the coast of Malaysia – Pangkor Laut Resort is an exclusive, luxurious 5-star hideaway perfect for your honeymoon or romantic holiday. The resort features 45 overwater bungalows in two types, 100 rooms and suites, 7 bars and restaurants and the spa.

Pangkor Laut Resort has many room types and accommodation packages available with rates beginning at USD$500 per night to around USD$1100 per night for overwater bungalows.

The best way to get feel for this resort is to take a look at the hundreds photos taken by guests who have already stayed here.

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Kapalai Island, Malaysia

3. Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort

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If activities are more your style, then Sipadan Kapalai Water Village Resort could be for you. A world renown dive resort, and by far the most popular Asian resort listed on our website, Sipadan Kapalai is located  on Mabul Island, off the southeastern coast of the Borneo.

The resort is entirely over water with 45 overwater bungalow style cottages. Scuba diving is the main attraction at Sipadan Kapalai Water Village Resort and the resort’s name comes from the local dive spot. The resort is popular with groups and active couples wanting more to do on their honeymoon. Rates start at USD$443 per night.

The best way to get feel for this resort is to take a look at the hundreds photos taken by guests who have already stayed here.

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For more related posts about Maldives and Overwater Bungalows around the world, see below.

Compare 3 luxury Maldives overwater bungalow resorts Velassaru, Six Senses Laamu and W Retreat & Spa with real pictures.

4 luxury Maldives beach front villas just as stunning as any overwater bungalow

8 stunning overwater bungalow resorts that aren’t in Bora Bora or the Maldives

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