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SE Asia with a 5 month old - help!

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isitwinetimeyet16 Tue 21-Jul-15 11:33:01

Hi all, we're planning our first big family holiday with our DD And have found flights on air miles to KL in November. We've booked for 19th-2nd dec - DD will be 5 months old. We now need to decide where to go a short flight from KL. thinking Thailand or Cambodia but worried about malaria? Any suggestions of baby friendly luxury resorts?

specialsubject Wed 22-Jul-15 10:52:18

Cambodia is malarial. Much of Thailand is not.

the whole region has dengue (cities can be much worse) so you need 24/7 mosquito precautions, and all the jabs everyone can possibly have.

ShanghaiDiva Thu 23-Jul-15 04:03:31

Thailand - Phuket has lots of family friendly resorts

BobbyGentry Thu 23-Jul-15 04:43:24

Stay in Malaysia & head Borneo way.
Sarawak, Sabah (Kuching etc.)

Kota Kinabalu was lovely smile

I am lead to believe that the executive floor at the Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Is a must!

BobbyGentry Thu 23-Jul-15 04:52:48

Heard great things about:
Vietnam's Hoi An
Phuquoc (Danang) - Island off Vietnam
A Malaysian top resort, Pangkor Laut Resort, KL (2 hours taxi)

specialsubject Thu 23-Jul-15 10:21:05

Borneo also malarial. Babies can take antimalarials, although it may be fun getting it to do so.

MyFriendsCallMeOh Sat 25-Jul-15 02:41:55

Siem Reap and Phnom Penh are not malarial, we only had to take anti malarials for jungle treks in Cambodia.

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