Why choose Malaysia as Your Second Home
1. Government Support
This programme is initiated, organised and launched by the Malaysian Government.
2. Standard of Living
Malaysia has one of the highest standards of living in the region with all the modern
infrastructure and facilities in place.
3. Cost of Living
Cost of living is relatively low. This is due to the Government’s effort to ensure
that inflation is kept low at all times and thereby also the prices of goods and
The entire country is very well connected with up-to-date, modern road, rail, air
and sea transportation systems. Public transport by buses, taxis and trains are
comfortable, efficient and very affordable.
The weather is pleasant, warm and balmy with moderate rain throughout the year.
There are also highland resident areas and resorts with permanent spring-like weather
throughout the country.
Here, you will discover a delightful fusion of three of Asia’s oldest civilisations
- Malay, Chinese and Indian. A potpourri enriched with indigenous traditions of
the Kadazans, Ibans and other ethnic communities of Sabah and Sarawak on the island
of Borneo. Added with the influence of the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Thais,
Malaysians are indeed a blend of diverse cultures.
Statistics prove that Malaysia is one of the safest countries in the world, with
a relatively low crime rate.
8. Health and Wellness
The fine range of spas in the country provides the ideal setting for complete rejuvenation
and relaxation. Malaysia has some of the finest spas in the world be it on pristine
island or right in the middle of the city centre.
From traditional Malay massages, India Ayurvedic treatments
and Oriental acupressure practices there is a vast backdrop of health rituals in
Over the years, Malaysia has grown into a sophisticated healthcare hub in Asia.
With state-of the-art medical facilities and highly qualified personnel, Malaysia
is well positioned to cater to the healthcare needs of people from the world over.
Malaysia is also a place for quality education from nursery to university. Fees
are reasonable. There are international schools of repute in all major towns with
English and other foreign languages as the media instruction. There are also private
colleges and universities which offer twinning programmes with other internationally-recognised
universities and colleges.
Malaysia is fast becoming an educational centre of excellence for the region.
10. Sports and Recreation
Malaysia has many ideal recreational spots for the family. Thrill seekers can enjoy
an exhilarating time at the many theme parks while those who prefer a relaxing respite
can head for the refreshing lake gardens. Malaysia is also a paradise for golf enthusiasts,
with close to 200 courses designed by world renowned names.
11. Food and Fruit
Malaysia offers a variety of local and international fare to suit all tastes and
budgets. With so many races and cultures living together in harmony, it is understandbale
that each race has picked up the best of each other’s food and turned Malaysia into
Asia’s Food Paradise. Similarly, the tropical fruits of Malaysia are unique, exotic
and available in abundance practically throughout the year.
From high-end couture to ethnic handicrafts and the internationally
acclaimed pewter ware, Malaysia has it all. Enjoy the comforts and convenience of
shopping in air-conditioned malls and hypermarkets. Besides shopping, families have
a choice of watching a movie, having fun at the bowling alley or enjoying the spread
at the food court. Shoppers can also browse interesting curios on display at the
weekly flea markets. Join the excitement of haggling at the night markets or pasar
malam, an interesting feature of local life. The best time to enjoy fantastic discounts
and special offers in during the annual Mega Sales.
There are quality residences - terrace and semi detached houses, bungalows, apartment
and condominiums throughout the country. Some of the finest residences are available
in tourism zones - on beaches, near jungles and near theme parks, recreational places
and city centres.