An Indigo Bay luxury yacht charter in Malaysia and Singapore, particularly in the areas of Borneo, Langkawi, and Penang, offers an unforgettable experience to explore the stunning coastlines and islands of the region. These destinations are known for their picturesque landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, making them popular choices for yacht enthusiasts and travellers seeking a luxurious escape.

  1. Borneo is an island shared by Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei, and it offers a unique blend of dense rainforests, diverse wildlife, and beautiful beaches. Sailing along the northern coast of Borneo allows you to explore places like Kota Kinabalu, which offers a mix of modern amenities and natural beauty. You can also venture to the lesser-known islands and remote coves for a more secluded experience.
  2. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands on Malaysia’s west coast, known for its white sandy beaches, lush greenery, and stunning limestone formations. When chartering a luxury yacht in Langkawi, you can explore popular spots such as the Pregnant Maiden Island, Langkawi Geopark, and the luxurious beach resorts scattered across the main island.
  3. Penang is a vibrant island off the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, famous for its rich history, unique street art, and delicious cuisine. While exploring Penang by yacht, you can visit George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy the blend of modernity and colonial charm. You can also anchor at some of the beautiful beaches along the coast for relaxation and water activities.

When planning a luxury yacht charter in these regions,  be it on board a sleek motor yacht or an elegant sailing yachts, keep in mind that the availability of charters, yacht options, and prices may vary, so do get in touch with us to discuss your preferences and requirements.

Also, make sure to check the travel regulations and safety measures in place during your desired travel dates, as the information might change due to unforeseen circumstances or global events.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-track sailing itinerary for Malaysia and Singapore, focusing on Borneo, Langkawi, and Penang, here’s a more adventurous and less touristy route:

Duration: 12 days

Day 1: Arrival in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

  • Arrive in Kota Kinabalu and check in to your accommodation.
  • Spend the day exploring the local markets and getting acquainted with the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

Day 2: Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Tiga

  • Depart from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Tiga.
  • Anchor near Pulau Tiga and explore the island’s unique volcanic mud baths and off-the-beaten-path hiking trails.

Day 3: Pulau Tiga to Labuan

  • Sail to Labuan and spend the day exploring the island’s lesser-known spots.
  • Visit some secluded beaches and enjoy the tranquility.

Day 4: Labuan to Brunei

  • Sail to Brunei and explore the less touristy areas of the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan.
  • Visit local markets and immerse yourself in the culture.

Day 5: Brunei to Miri (Borneo)

  • Depart for Miri, but instead of staying in the city, venture into the Bornean jungle nearby.
  • Go on a jungle trek or river exploration for a unique experience.

Day 6: Miri to Gunung Mulu National Park

  • Sail to Gunung Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its caves and karst formations.
  • Take a guided tour of some of the lesser-known caves, away from the main tourist trails.

Day 7: Gunung Mulu National Park to Bako National Park

  • Sail to Bako National Park on the island of Borneo.
  • Take a hike through the rainforest and keep an eye out for wildlife like proboscis monkeys and pitcher plants.

Day 8: Bako National Park to Kuching

  • Sail to Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, and spend the day exploring the city’s cultural attractions and local markets.

Day 9: Kuching to Pulau Satang

  • Head to Pulau Satang, a lesser-known island with beautiful coral reefs.
  • Snorkel or dive in the crystal-clear waters, and if you’re lucky, you might spot sea turtles.

Day 10: Pulau Satang to Langkawi

  • Sail to Langkawi and explore the island’s hidden gems.
  • Visit less popular beaches and enjoy some peaceful moments amidst nature.

Day 11: Langkawi Exploration

  • Rent a scooter or a bicycle to explore the rural areas of Langkawi.
  • Discover secluded waterfalls, local villages, and picturesque viewpoints.

Day 12: Langkawi to Penang

  • Sail to Penang and explore some lesser-known parts of the island.
  • Visit rural villages and enjoy authentic local cuisine.


Whilst there are some ‘must see’ places and ‘must do’ experiences, everyone will have their own idea of the ideal itinerary.  Let us know what type of activities you enjoy, the food you like to eat, and the types of places you like to visit, and we can work together to come up with YOUR perfect and personalised itinerary.

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