15 Romantic Hotels Around Malaysia With The Best Pools (Including Private Pools For An Intimate Dip!)

Eunis Ong
Eunis Ong
9 Feb 2021
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Pool Holiday, Anyone?

mangala resort kuantan pahang private pool
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We're firm believers that a hotel staycation is incomplete without a dip in a beautiful pool. Imagine soaking in an infinity-edge pool with views of the sunset and a cocktail in hand - oh the bliss. We've searched high and low for hotels in Malaysia with the best pools (including private ones that you'll have all to yourself!) and have come up with a cheat list for all the pool lovers out there! Keep reading and get ready to plan your next getaway.

Shared Pools

1. The Haven Resort, Ipoh

The Haven Resort Ipoh Malaysia
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The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh Malaysia
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Located in Ipoh away from the hustle and bustle of the main town area, The Haven Resort is home to a trademark infinity pool framed by beautiful limestone cliffs, perfect for a refreshing dip in the morning or evenings when surrounded by mysterious mist. The beautiful pool consists of 5 levels with varying depths to cater to both the old and young at heart, and even comes inclusive of a jacuzzi and a children's pool!
The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh
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[Valentine's Day Special Package] Book an open-dated staycation package at The Haven Resort that comes with complimentary upgrades that will elevate your romantic stay! Here are some perks that come with the package:
  • 2D1N 1 Bedroom Lakeview Suite
  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • 4-course romantic dinner for 2
  • Welcome drinks
  • Complimentary in-suite light refreshments
  • In-room flower petals & balloon decor
  • 24-hour room usage (late check-out benefits)
  • Open-dated voucher (valid till 30 Apr 2021)
  • Flexible date change & validity extension if borders remain closed
Price: RM561 (43% OFF)

2. Berjaya Langkawi Resort

berjaya langkawi resort
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berjaya langkawi resort hotel
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Set amidst a lush tropical rainforest in Malaysia's sunny tropical paradise, Berjaya Langkawi Resort is a blissful beachfront oasis and one of the best 5-star resorts in Langkawi. Known for being secluded, private, and tranquil. Some rooms are hugged by lush greeneries, while others are built on stilts above the playful waves and feature private jacuzzis and balconies with views of the ocean.
berjaya langkawi resort hotel pool
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The huge resort swimming pool is great for a refreshing dip - it features a beautiful waterfall, an artificial cave, sun chairs perfect for lounging on (sip on fresh coconuts or read the book you've always wanted to finish!), as well as a section for the little ones.
[Valentine's Day Special Package] Treat the one you look to a romantic beach staycation at the Berjaya Langkawi Resort! Choose your stay date up till end June and cancel for free with at least 7 days notice - so no worries even if you've got a change in plans!
  • 3D2N stay in Rainforest Chalet for 2
  • Complimentary glasses of house wine or non-alcoholic drinks
  • Early check-in & late check-out benefits
  • Breakfast & high tea included
  • 15% discount voucher for F&B items
  • Bookable till 30 June 2021
  • Free cancellation with 7 days notice
Price: RM632.50 (22% OFF)

3. Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi

tanjung rhu resort langkawi hotel
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tanjung rhu resort langkawi hotel
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Also located by the sunny shores of Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu Resort is another sweet getaway spot for couples. Flanked by swaying Casuarina trees, a white-sand beach, and untouched natural surroundings, this charming 5-star resort offers ultimate comfort and tranquility, with a tinge of romance and adventure.
tanjung rhu resort langkawi hotel
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tanjung rhu resort langkawi hotel
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tanjung rhu resort langkawi hotel
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The resort boasts not one or two, but three swimming pools! Our favourite of three is definitely the Sunset Pool - a 60m freshwater pool where you can laze under the tropical sun or take a long, refreshing dip with breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea. If you prefer more privacy, head to the private Sands Pool that's strictly adults-only, great for dips without the little ones splashing around. There's even a bar in the area where you can quench your thirst with a refreshing cocktail.
[Valentine's Day Special Package] Book a sweet couple staycation package at Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi! Our open-dated vouchers are valid till 31st May 2021 with a flexible date change policy (and validity extension available if borders remain closed past the validity date). Package comes inclusive of:
  • 2D1N stay in suite of your choice
  • Breakfast included
  • 20% discount on F&B and Mandara Spa
  • Complimentary rose petals in the bathtub
  • Open-dated voucher, valid till 31 May 2021
  • Flexible date change policy
Price: from RM275 (45% OFF)

4. Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur

villa samadhi pool
villa samadhi pool
Villa Samadhi is a romantic oasis with Malaysian-inspired architecture nestled in the heart of KL city. Its gorgeous, tranquil, lagoon-style pool lined with lush greens and cabanas perfect for lounging in is definitely one of the highlights of the resort. Imagine being able to hop into the pool right after walking out of your room!
villa samadhi best pool kl malaysia
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5. WET® Deck at W Kuala Lumpur

wet deck w kuala lumpur pool kl
wet deck w kuala lumpur pool kl
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The WET® Deck Pool Bar is the crown jewel of W Kuala Lumpur, and has become one of the hottest spots in town! The pool here provides unobstructed views of the Petronas Twin Towers and some impressive views of KL city especially after the sky turns dark. After a nice dip, kick back in the lush poolside area and laze around on one of the lounge chairs here with refreshing, colourful cocktails and groovy tunes in the background.

6. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

mandarin oriental kl pool
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Known for its class and style, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur has more than tastefully-decorated rooms. The hotel's outdoor infinity pool is surrounded by lush greens, poolside cabanas, and scenic views of the KL city skyline. There's also a shaded children's pool for the little ones located adjacent to the main pool!
mandarin oriental kl
Book your stay at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur at up to 42% off on Klook and pamper yourself to a luxurious staycation you deserve. Our Klook-Exclusive staycation packages come inclusive of breakfast, dinner, and even free upgrades.

7. The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel

The KL Journal Hotel Swimming Club
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the kl journal hotel pool the swimming club
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The chic Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel is famous for its charming rooftop pool! Take a dip with views of Bukit Bintang and sip on fresh coconuts (or cocktails) on one of the colourful sun chairs whilst basking in the sun. The pink walls with neon lights and graffiti here make a great backdrop for photos!
the kl journal hotel pool the swimming club
Book your staycation at the Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel that comes with exclusive benefits including breakfast, a complimentary cheese platter, early check-in/late check-out benefits, welcome drinks, and more! You can also book a 1-Day Swimming Club Day Pass if you'd like to access the pool area without spending a night here.

8. Pangkor Laut Resort

Pangkor Laut Resort Beach Hotel
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pangkor laut resort pool
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It's hard to beat a pool with views like this. With two beautiful infinity pools that provide breathtaking views of the ocean, Pangkor Laut Resort is #goals for pool lovers. #ProTip: for those who're craving for a bit more privacy and peace, head over to the pool at the Spa Village that's strictly adults-only!

9. The Prestige Hotel, Penang

The Prestige Hotel Penang
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Prestige Hotel Penang
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The Prestige Hotel is a 62-room boutique hotel that resembles a tropical Victorian Eden! Its beautiful rooftop infinity pool overlooks the Straits of Malacca and offers clear views of the quayside, Filled with 100% salt water, you can catch beautiful views of sunrise and sunset while you take a dip or on one of the gazebos by the pool.

10. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Intercontinental hotel kuala lumpur
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intercontinental kl malaysia high tea afternoon
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Conveniently nestled in the heart of KL (just an easy 10-minute walk to KLCC), InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is a luxurious 5-star hotel with 473 elegantly-furnished rooms perfect for winding down with views of the city skyline. If you're looking for a short romantic getaway without having to travel too far out of the city - here's the perfect place to be.
Intercontinental hotel kuala lumpur
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intercontinental hotel kl
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The pool at InterContinental is beautifully landscaped and surrounded by towering skyscrapers as well as swaying coconut trees to shade you from the sun. Take a refreshing dip or sunbathe on a cabana with a cocktail served from the pool bar!
[Valentine's Day Special Package] If a romantic city staycation sounds like a sweet idea to you, we've got just the package for a perfect stay with your significant other.
  • Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, and Evening Cocktails
  • 2 complimentary glasses of wine or non-alcoholic drinks
  • Complimentary slice of ccake
  • Swan towel decorations in room
  • 7-day free cancellation policy
Price: from RM380 (54% OFF)

Private Pools

11. Adagaya Villa Langkawi

adagaya villa langkawi private pool
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adagaya villa langkawi private pool
Adagaya Villa is a charming villa in Langkawi located just minutes away from the vibrant Cenang Beach. Craving for some peace and quiet after exploring the bustling parts of Langkawi? This villa is a secluded retreat with a private pool that you can plunge in whenever you feel like it!
adagaya villa langkawi private pool
Book your staycation package on Klook that even comes with a floating breakfast and romantic candlelit dinner perfect for lovebirds:

12. Mangala Resort & Spa, Kuantan

mangala resort kuantan private pool
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Mangala Resort & Spa
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Mangala Resort & Spa in Kuantan is a relaxing paradise with nature-inspired villas that combine privacy, tranquility, and luxurious flair. The resort was transformed from barren land to a breathtaking gem, and is nestled within a large expanse of palm plantation, exotic flower and herb gardens, fruit trees, and undisturbed wetlands. Soak in a private pool with full privacy, peace, and intimacy as you reconnect with your loved ones.
mangala resort kuantan pool
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13. Ambong Pool Villas, Langkawi

ambong pool villas langkawi private pool
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ambong pool villas langkawi private pool
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Private pools and hot tubs with incredible views - Ambong Pool Villas is bound to make your wildest pool dreams come true. Each villa here offers either a sunrise or sunset view, and comes complete with a 12-metre pool as well as a lounge area with a daybed that opens out to the pool!
ambong rainforest retreat langkawi pool
ambong rainforest retreat resort hotel langkawi
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You can also check out Ambong Pool Villas' sister property, the equally-dreamy Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat. While Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat's units don't come with private pools, there's a lovely adults-only common pool framed with trees, perfect for a peaceful dip. Due to the limited number of units at Ambong-Ambong, you're likely to get the whole pool to yourself while you're here!

14. Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson

lexis hibiscus port dickson pd private pool beach
lexis hibiscus port dickson pd private pool beach
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With villas built on stilts over water and arranged into the shape of a hibiscus, Lexis Hibiscus is a luxurious 5-star beach resort located in Port Dickson. Soak in your own private pool while overlooking the sea - you'll even get the chance to catch a sunset or sunrise depending on which direction your unit faces.
lexis hibiscus port dickson pd
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15. Lexis Suites Penang

lexis suites penang hotel review
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lexis suites penang hotel review
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lexis suites penang hotel review
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Similar to the beautiful chalets at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson, Lexis Suites Penang also comes with a private pool and steam room built into every single individual suite, even the standard ones! Unwind with a refreshing dip after a long day sightseeing and feasting on char kuey teow.
lexis suites penang hotel review
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The modern 5-star seafront resort consists of 222 spacious, bright and tastefully-decorated suites, all equipped with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that lead out to the private balcony. The hotel is popular both amongst couples as well as families.

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