The geographical arrangement of Malaysia slightly to the north of the equator does the country to one of the leading world directions for beach rest. Especially Malaysia attracts fans of diving. In the country there is a number of beaches and islands which entered world ratings. For example, the island Xipadang is included into Top-10 list of the best places for diving according to the raiting Lonely Planet 2013.
You will find the best places for diving in east region Ц the state Sabah (island of Borneo). Here the most known islands for diving are Xipadang, Mabul, Layang Layang, Mataking and Labuan. In peninsular Malaysia it is possible to dive on the most beautiful islands of the world Ц Perkhentiansky islands, and also on Redange and Tioman on east coast of Malaysia and in the west of the country Ц the island of Langkawi. These islands are also known for the white sandy beaches, coral reeves and the dense tropical jungle.