Located near Perhentian Islands, Redang is the most expensive island on the eastern coast. If you are lucky, you could get a beach to yourself, as very few locals reside here. Located in the South China Sea, this place is known for its luxurious retreats of International standards and is perfect for travellers looking for an exotic vacation on the islands. Limited numbers of visitors are allowed on this island.
Top things to see and do: Sipadan Island is a paradise for birdwatchers, take a day out for birding; Go snorkelling and diving to explore the underwater life of the island; Beach bums will not want to leave this place, enjoy beautiful beaches of the island; Explore the island on a yacht also called Sipadan Liveaboard.
Flight cost: Round-trip fares start from ₹20,432 onwards. Book in advance and fly to Kuala Lumpur from New Delhi to get the best price. Redang Island is approximately 40 minutes away from the capital city, which can be easily covered by a ferry ride. There are two jetties here that can drop passengers to the island.
For budget travellers: ₹5,000-₹7,000
For mid range travellers: ₹10,000-₹12,000
For luxury travellers: ₹20,000 and above
Best time to visit: The months from April to November are the best time to visit Redang Islands. During this time, there is clear visibility underwater and less currents. Most of the resorts are shut down during the monsoon season.
Where to stay: Redang Paradise Resort (₹3,800), The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort (₹16,300). For more options, check here.