Malaysia, a land of ready smiles and incredible contrasts, gives the visitor a rich diversity of experiences. A charming, fascinating land of warm, friendly people, here you get a taste of all of Asia in a single destination. The country's social, political and economic stability have ensured a well structured development. Malaysia today is a cosmopolitan, progressive nation of great opportunity which has managed to retain its rich heritage of culture and traditions despite modernisation.
Geographically, Malaysia is divided into thirteen states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea with eleven states and two federal territories (Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya) in Peninsular Malaysia and two states and one federal territory (Labuan) in East Malaysia.
In Malaysia, you can choose to city-hop to experience the incredible variety of shopping opportunities, entertainment and accommodation or lie back blissfully on white sandy beaches as you gaze upon the rustic charms of the countryside. Or take an eco-holiday and climb Kinabalu, one of the region's highest mountains, visit the orang-utans in Sepilok, or go diving in Sipadan. Malaysia has something for everyone, the historian, the businessman, the eco-tourist, city-hopper or beachcomber.
Kuala Lumpur, is the capital of Malaysia and the main gateway to the rest of the country. This "Garden City of Lights" is the home of the spectacular Petronas Twin Towers - still the tallest twin towers in the world today.
Within her boundaries, varied and interesting architectural styles of the old and new can be found. Her many attractions amidst her tree lined city streets include a bustling Chinatown, magnificent colonial buildings, beautiful temples and mosques, parks, gardens and lakes. Kuala Lumpur also offers a sophisticated and pulsating night scene from her fine arts theatre shows and classical symphony performances of Asia's foremost orchestra to her dazzling array of pubs, latest dance clubs and discos.
Get ready to experience Malaysia!
Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur is an award-winning 5-star luxury hotel located in Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is managed by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. The hotel is 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
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