Although BMC Blue Lake Cheras is a magical sight to behold, it is a private property that's off-limits to the public. While trespassing is strictly prohibited, we couldn't resist sharing the wonder of this 📸Insta-worthy lake with you, so that you can add it into your bucket list. As an alternative, we've got a similar spot in store that's just as awe-inspiring. Keep reading to find out more!
📍Address: BMC Blue Lake, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, 43200 Cheras, Selangor
Johor's hidden gem awaits! If you're an Instagram lover, this Kerid Crater-inspired lake is a must-visit magical spot for your feed. Although 🚫🏊♂️swimming is prohibited, the striking blue water is still worth the hike. The terrain can be quite challenging to hike, especially for beginners, but... we will do anything for a nice photo.. right? For those willing to persevere, the reward is a stunning view and incredible photos. Lace up your hiking shoes and make this unique destination an item on your bucket list today!
📍Address: Tasik Biru Kangkar Pulai, Johor
Get ready to challenge your creativity with one-of-a-kind photo experience at Kuala Selangor's Sky Mirror. It is a natural wonder that rivals Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni. With the seabed only visible during low tides, visitors can get creative with all sorts of crazy poses. But be warned, finding the secret island can be tricky without proper guidance. To simplify your trip planning, consider booking a tour and enjoy a hassle-free adventure!
📍Address: Jalan Sultan Mahmud, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
What is at the end of a 🌈rainbow? Maybe you can find the answer here at Sungai Lembing! However, if you plan to bring elderly parents along, you may want to reconsider, as the hike and 4WD journey can be quite challenging. (It wouldn't help, even if you put on 10 Ebene socks).
Due to the lengthy journey to this magical waterfall, the guided tour typically starts at 6 am. As a result, most visitors opt to stay overnight in Lembing. For those hoping to catch a glimpse of the 🌈rainbow, the best time to visit is usually in October.
📍Address: Lembing, Pahang
Behold a mysterious sight that can only be seen at night. (ouh sounds 👻spooky~ but actually not-lah). Known as the Blue Tears, this magical phenomenon is caused by Dinoflagellates, a type of plankton that emits a blue glow at night. It's a must-see experience that you have to add ot your bucket list!
To witness the Blue Tears phenomenon, take a boat ride. For those hoping to capture the beautiful sight, be sure to bring a 📸DSLR or high-functioning camera. That is because an ordinary camera will not be able to handle it's beauty capture the beautiful blue glow.
📍Address: Sungai Selangor, Kuala Selangor, Selangor
As the tallest mountain in Malaysia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Kinabalu boasts a reputation for offering nothing less than spectacular views at sunrise. Considered a sacred place by the locals, climbing the mountain requires following certain customs (pantang-larang). Guides typically give a brief talk before the climb to explain these customs.
Upon reaching the peak, you will find yourself surrounded by white clouds, with 🌞sun rays trying to peek through. Nothing else but the rocky ground below your feet and the cold, breezy air blowing against your cheeks will greet you on the 🌄mountain peak. Ahh~ what a magical experience to tick on your bucket list.
📍Address: Mount Kinabalu, Sabah
To get the best view of this island, you'll have to climb a bit. However, we promise that the hike will be worth the effort because the view of the lagoon from the top is simply magical! So make sure to wear appropriate attire for the hike.
To get the best 🌞sunny view, we suggest that you come early, preferably in the morning or early afternoon, when it's the best time to visit.
📍Address: Semporna, Tawau, Sabah
One of the most beautiful island paradises in West Malaysia, Pulau Rawa is located in Johor. There are many activities that you can do here, such as paddling or sailing to nearby uninhabited islands (like Life of Pi but in safe mode), snorkeling, gazing at the ⭐stars during nighttime, and many more!
One particular attraction that you must try is the giant snake slide! Weeee~ Overall, this small island is the tropical paradise that you'll want to add into your bucket list!
📍Address: Mersing, Johor
What if we told you that we have our version of Bali Swing here in Malaysia? You will feel like you are swinging into paradise (but make sure to hold on to the strings tightly ya... if not, you might really end up in 👼paradise). It's a beautiful place to enjoy the scenery and take photos of the 🌄sunset.
📍Address: Kokol Hill Elf, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Mabul Island is a popular diving spot with over 10 dive sites, encompassing about 2 kilometers of reefs. This island is known for its unique and seldom-seen little sea creatures, such as batfish, cuttlefish, nudibranchs, ghost pipefish, harlequin shrimp, and many more!
If you come here in April, you might be able to witness Regatta Lepa, an annual water festival that celebrates the proud heritage, traditions, and customs of the Bajau Laut people, also known as sea gypsies.
📍Address: Semporna, Tawau, Sabah
Located in Putrajaya, this magical place is literally a concrete jungle in the city. Every single corner of Tamarind Square is very Instagrammable! However, it's easy to lose your bearings and get lost in the maze of lush greenery and concrete walls. All in all, it's a great place for both professional and amateur photographers to unleash their skills.
📍Address: Tamarind Bldg Rd, Cyberjaya, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor
Due to a halted land reclamation activity, we now have our very own sand dunes! This unique location is also a popular spot for wedding photography. Upon arrival, you'll feel like you've been teleported to the Sahara.
We recommend visiting in the morning or evening to avoid getting scorched by the 🥵hot sun and sand!
📍Address: Pantai Klebang, Melaka
This resort offers a luxurious retreat in Ipoh, where you can emerge feeling rejuvenated after just a few days. With its peaceful surroundings and open villa concept layout, this retreat is the perfect place to unwind.
Not only is soaking in the geothermal hot springs a great way to relax and unwind, but the magical views are also guaranteed to take your breath away. You'll forget all your fatigue and worries as they dissolve into the warm, soothing water.
📍Address: 1, Persiaran Lagoon, Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh, Perak