The Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Malaysia

Where to Stay for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Malaysia

Cameron Highlands, Malaysia Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

If you're a scuba diver, the waters around Malaysia are a great place to explore. And what better way to enjoy a scuba trip than by staying in a hotel that caters to divers like you? We've analyzed all the dive resorts and scuba hotels in Malaysia to give you the best options for your dive vacation. Whether you're looking for luxury hotels or cheap hotels, there's a scuba diving hotel in the area for you. From 4-star hotels to 5-star hotels, we've got you covered. You'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the stunning underwater world in the area by staying in one of these great hotels and resorts. So, which hotel is best for scuba divers in Malaysia? We've looked at the amenities and scuba packages offered by each hotel to bring you the top dive resorts and scuba hotels in Malaysia. Book your scuba vacation at one of these dive hotels and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Ayer Hangat, Kedah
5-star Resort with prices starting at $339 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi has great rooms from $339 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, scuba divers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, outdoor tennis, and hiking at this terrific hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Airport shuttle
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $62 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Malaysia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu which has nice rooms starting at $62. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Sinsuran. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, laundry services, and golf which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one. It's also less than the average price for scuba diving hotels, so it's a great value.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $129 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Malaysia
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

We found Sutera Sanctuary Lodges At Manukan Island to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $129. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Manukan Island. You'll also find a bar, hiking, laundry services, kids meals, and laundry facilities which divers will love. And this convenient hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Beach


Kudat Golf & Marina Resort

Kudat, Sabah
3-star Resort with prices starting at $43 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for a Dive Trip with Friends
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

With terrific rooms from $43, Kudat Golf & Marina Resort, at Off Jalan Urus Setia provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Its terrific guest rating is 7.70 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, child care, laundry services, and golf. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Airport shuttle
  • Playground


Bayview Hotel Langkawi

Kuah, Kedah
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $29 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Bayview Hotel Langkawi has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. The great rooms here start at $29 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Jalan Pandak Mayah 1 Pusat Bandar. Furthermore, it also offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, mountain views, and child care, which is nice for scuba divers. Just a short drive from the city center, this comfortable hotel is a terrific choice. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach


Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi

Pantai Cenang, Kedah
4-star Resort with prices starting at $66 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Malaysia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi is 7.60 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $66, and it's located at Lot 1698, Pantai Tengah. We also love the snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, outdoor tennis, and child care which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip. The price of this hotel is less than average for scuba diving hotels, which makes it a great value.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Casa del Mar Langkawi

Pantai Cenang, Kedah
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $207 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A cool place is Casa del Mar Langkawi because it has great rooms that start at $207. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Jalan Pantai Cenang Mukim Kedawang. Only a short distance from the city center, divers will especially love snorkeling, a bar, parking, child care, and laundry services at this fun hotel.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Adults only
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Ambong-Ambong Langkawi Rainforest Retreat

Pantai Cenang, Kedah
4-star Resort with prices starting at $156 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Ambong-Ambong Langkawi Rainforest Retreat offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $156 (before taxes). It's located at Jalan Pantai Tengah and has earned a guest rating of 9.20/10. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, breakfast, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchenettes which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Being able to prepare food in the room is also very convenient.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Adults only
  • Beach


Villa Molek

Pantai Cenang, Kedah
4-star Resort with prices starting at $75 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Malaysia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Lot 2863 Jalan Teluk Baru Pantai Tengah, Villa Molek has great rooms from $75 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling. It has a terrific 9.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a bar, breakfast, hiking, laundry services, and a free breakfast which scuba divers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Adults only
  • Beach


Alunan Resort

Kuala Besut, Terengganu State
3-star Resort with prices starting at $205 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Malaysia
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Alunan Resort which has nice rooms starting at $205. Offering a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Pantai Petani. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers hiking, laundry services, a free breakfast, a spa, and laundry facilities. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too.

Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Beach


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How much do scuba diving hotels and resorts cost in Malaysia?

Malaysia Average Scuba Diving Hotel Price
$110

After analyzing 33 scuba diving hotels in Malaysia, we found the average scuba diving hotel price to be a remarkably economical $110. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic scuba diving accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Malaysia.

The average prices of our suggested scuba diving hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $148
  • 4-star hotels: $106
  • 3-star hotels: $101


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