The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort
Teluk Dalam, Pulau Redang (09 630 8888/ www.thetaaras.com). Situated in the calm waters of Teluk Dalam amid an archipelago of islands, this is the most luxurious resort on Pulau Redang. Conveniently close to 30 popular dive spots, it boasts a verified PADI 5 Star Dive Centre license catering to all divers, amateur and advanced alike. Kids as young as eight can join the PADI Seal Team or the Bubble Makers, while older kids can try out the Discover Scuba Diving or the Junior Open Water Diver courses. A visit to the resort will burn a hole in your pocket, but that’s the price of luxury in the wilderness. Daily, 9am-6pm. Adults, RM32; Children (up to 11 years old), RM27.
Petronas Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, KL (03 2331 8080/www.petronastwintowers.com.my). Icons of Malaysia, the tallest twin towers in the world are beacons of culture and heritage. Check out the displays and exhibitions on the ground level before ascending in the elevator to the impressive skybridge. The views are somewhat limited due to the huge towers on either side of the skybridge; it’s actually the view of them that’s more impressive than the view from them. Still, it’s worth a morning out of anyone’s holiday. Just get up early to avoid hanging around waiting for your timeslot on the bridge. Tue-Sun, 9am-9pm (closed from 1-2.30pm every Friday). Issuing of tickets starts from 8.30am. Adults, RM84.80, Children, RM31.80; (MyKad holders) Adults, RM26.50, Children, RM12.70.
Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay (04 959 4225/www.panoramalangkawi. com). One of the top tourist attractions in Langkawi, Panorama Langkawi offers tourists an unforgettable airborne experience. Start off with the cable car ride from the base of Mat Cincang Mountain. The SkyCab travels 1,700 metres and suspends visitors 650 metres above sea level on its