Whether you are planning a day trip or staycation, Melaka is one of the exciting places to visit in Malaysia 🤩🤩
Despite Melaka being a small state, you will be surprised at the many places you can visit and a list of interesting things to do (besides Jonker Street)!
Get ready to discover the top Melaka attractions in this article, where we have included the activities from morning till night.
1. Get Nuts about Coconut at Klebang Original Coconut Shake
This one is for all of you who are nuts about coconuts like us!
These coconut shakes are affordable, refreshing, sweet, cooling and delicious.
What better alternative to have on a hot sunny day besides cendol?
If you are looking for the perfect, yet simple thirst quencher during your trip in Melaka, give this a go!
You may also opt for your coconut shake to be topped with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
2. Pancake Galore at The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix cafe, tucked inside a souvenir gift shop along Jonker Street is no stranger to any cafe hoppers out there.
They specialize in a huge variety of pancakes with unique local and western flavours such as salted egg yolk, espresso and durian pancake.
Your sweet tooth will be pleased by these pretty-looking and fluffy pancakes, which is a must-visit if you happen to be at Jonker Street.
Not to mention their vintage-inspired ambience makes a lovely spot for photos for your gram!
3. Whiskey Coffee at Alley No.5
Now, this ain’t for the faint of heart.
It must be specially curated for those adventurers out there who are caffeine addicts and alcoholics at the same time!
Alley No.5 is tucked in a quiet neighbourhood, locals’ favourite place to chill with a book in their hands and watch the world pass by while sipping on a cup of coffee, or whisky, or maybe both!
They serve a variety of drinks and desserts as well, and if you are one of the adventurers, do pay them a visit and give their whisky coffee a try or share with a friend because boy, they are strong!
4. Gula Melaka Latte at The Stolen Cup
Of course, what a crime it would be without treating yourself anything gula melaka-flavoured in Melaka?
If you are visiting Jonker Street and happen to need a caffeine fix asap but with a local twist, The Stolen Cup got your back!
They specialize in pastries and specialty coffee, which will not disappoint any coffee enthusiasts out there.
This gula Melaka latte tastes as good as it looks. They are sweet and refreshing which is the perfect caffeine kick we all need on a hot sunny day. Or if you are someone who prefers your coffee sweetened, this is the cup for you.
5. Discover Hidden Alleyway Cafe at Sin See Tai (新时代)
Sin See Tai 新时代 which also means “new era” translated from the chinese language is a second concept store founded by the famous The Daily Fix cafe.
However, instead of being located within the busy street of Jonker, Sin See Tai is one unique gem that is hidden along an alleyway on the other side of the Malacca River!
This place is small and cozy, serving a variety of healthy brunch and in-house roasted coffee.
You’d be surprised how much a humble little space can offer, from ambience, to service and to food.
Definitely worth a visit if you are looking for a getaway from the busy tourist attraction areas!
6. Make Your Own Cup Noodle at MAMAMEE Jonker
Remember our favourite 90’s snack, MAMEE the blue monster?
You can now relive the memories of indulging your favourite MAMEE snack at MAMEE Jonker! Not only that, you get to curate your own MAMEE cup noodle!
Besides being able to make your own MAMEE cup noodle, the space includes MAMEE cafe, merchandise, Noodle Doodle and Lil Monster Kitchen.
It is a MAMEE museum where you can not only enjoy some fun activities and dine-in, but also learn about the history of how the famous MAMEE snack came about!
This is the perfect place to visit if you have kids with you during your trip.
7. Husky Heaven at Huskitory
This is for all the fans of furry friends! Huskitory is self-explanatory by their name itself.
It is a husky pet cafe, pet hotel and grooming centre. Many visitors come from different states just to visit these siberian huskies at Huskitory.
They serve a variety of food and dessert where you can dine and play with the beautiful huskies!
Why not try having your meal in a different setting this time surrounded by cute huskies? Or spend some time destressing by petting and cuddling them?
They are adorable and charming, husky-lovers would not be able to resist this place!
8. Strike Your Best Pose at White Sand Dunes, Pasir Klebang
So you have done all the touring and ate all the good food there is in Melaka, what’s next?
Why not bring out the model in you and snap some instagrammable photos at the White Sand Dunes, Pasir Klebang!
This beach is filled with pretty white sands, some are as tall as a mountain and almost desert-like that does not look like a place that exists in Malaysia.
What a better place to spend a few hours pretending like you are in the movies or somewhere far away? Or better yet, have a picnic near this beautiful view of sand dunes with your loved ones!
9. Get Boozy at The Old Merchant, Speakeasy Bar
Who would have thought there could be a speakeasy bar for the alcoholics in Melaka?
The Old Merchant is a hidden bar disguised by a post office. The space offers traditional chinese cultural ambience with red lanterns all over the place as decors, also well-known for their comfortable setting that is located by the river
They serve a wide range of cocktails and not to mention, they look really presentable as well!
We can’t imagine a better place to hang around over a cocktail and conversations with friends after a long day of touring in Melaka!
10. Unique Homestay at MasBro Village
Look at these colourful triangular-shaped houses! MasBro Village is an English inspired guest house tucked in the outskirts of Melaka.
It is definitely one of a kind and First in Malaysia.
It is a homestay/hotel that is perfect for family vacations, equipped with a large outdoor swimming pool, cozy beds with rooms that could accommodate up to 6 guests and also a kitchen!
A stay here at MasBro Village sounds ideal to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Definitely a must visit if you are planning an overnight stay in Melaka!
Recap of top 10 things to do in Melaka
- Get Nuts about Coconut at Klebang Original Coconut Shake
- Pancake Galore at The Daily Fix
- Whiskey Coffee at Alley No.5
- Gula Melaka Latte at The Stolen Cup
- Discover Hidden Alleyway Cafe at Sin See Tai (新时代)
- Make Your Own Cup Noodle at MAMAMEE Jonker
- Husky Heaven at Huskitory
- Strike Your Best Pose at White Sand Dunes, Pasir Klebang
- Get Boozy at The Old Merchant, Speakeasy Bar
- Unique Homestay at MasBro Village
So, block your calendars, get your notebook and visit these attractive destinations in Melaka!