15 Gorgeous Accommodations For The Weekend Staycation You Desperately Need

Eunis Ong
Eunis Ong
11 Aug 2020
Blogheader - Staycations Malaysia

Photo Credits: @caijin (right)

Who Else Needs A Break?

After being cooped up indoors for over two months, it's natural to feel the itch to head out for a change in scenery or to just spend some quality time with your loved ones. While it's not yet safe to start travelling again, a staycation somewhere close to home doesn't sound like a bad idea at all.
Avilion Port Dickson
Photo Credits: @aimanzailan
We've rounded up a few local staycation recommendations just for you - inclusive of a balanced mixed of chic hotels, rainforest retreats, and beach chalets! Depending on what kind of staycation you're looking for, you'll find something for you here.

Romantic City Staycation

These options are for the lovebirds who've had to spend too much time apart. Celebrate a belated birthday, anniversary, or simply make up for the time lost by booking a romantic hotel staycation.
P/s: we've got some pretty sweet hotel deals for you to save some big bucks! Make sure you keep your eyes peeled as you read through.

1. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

MY Intercontinental KL Staycation
Located just a short stroll away from the Petronas Twin Towers, the InterContinental Hotel is the perfect urban getaway for couples.
Score a sweet deal at this five-star hotel by booking your voucher via Klook and enjoy a 40% off discounted stay rate inclusive of a night's stay in a deluxe room with breakfast buffet and afternoon tea (scones and pastries with a view, how does that sound?) for two!
Address: 165, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450, KL
  • Usual Rate: RM819.00
  • Klook-Exclusive Rate: RM488.00 (40% off)
  • Voucher is open-dated, valid till 31st Dec 2020.

2. Pullman KLCC

Pullman KLCC poolside
Photo Credits: @pullmanklcc
The modern Pullman KLCC promises a memorable stay you won't forget. Check out our Klook-Exclusive Staycation Deal and book a weekend escape package for 2 inclusive of a deluxe room stay, spa vouchers for you to soothe your mind, body, and spirit, and daily meal vouchers for dinner at the amazing Sedap Restaurant! What's more - enjoy complimentary early check-in at 10AM to make the most out of your stay.
Address: 4, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur, 50450, KL
  • Usual Rate: RM748.00
  • Klook-Exclusive Rate: RM430.00 (42% off)
  • Voucher is open-dated, valid till 15th Dec 2020.

3. The Gardens Hotel & Residences

The Gardens Hotel
The Gardens Hotel And Residences
The Gardens Hotel & Residences in an elegant private haven with spacious rooms, huge windows, and an infinity pool with stunning city views. Spend a night in style and luxury, on comfortable beds that you won't want to get out of.
Our sweet staycation deal comes inclusive of a night's stay, breakfast, dinner or lunch set for 2, and complimentary late checkout.
Address: The Gardens, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 58000, KL
  • Usual Rate: RM630.00
  • Klook-Exclusive Rate: RM433.00 (31% off)
  • Package includes 1-night accommodation, breakfast, signature dinner or lunch set, complimentary late check-out

Nature Escapes

For those craving for some fresh air after spending too much time indoors, here are some nature retreat staycation ideas for you to consider!

4. Belum Rainforest Resort

Belum Rainforest Resort
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Belum Rainforest Resort
Photo Credits: @tarapapa_
Distance from KL: 4-hour drive
The Belum Rainforest Resort is your gateway to nature set in the midst of a tropical paradise. Expect complete relaxation and serenity here while being surrounded by stunning views of the vast rainforest.
Depending on your preference, you can book a comfortable stay at the resort or even a camping experience (comes inclusive of camping equipment, a guide, a BBQ dinner, a full-day excursion of the Royal Belum State Park, and more!).
Address: Pulau Banding, 33300 Gerik, Perak
Comes inclusive of:
  • English-speaking guide
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • 1-night accommodation at Belum Rainforest Resort
  • Half-day excursion at Temenggor nature reserve

5. Hijau @ Gopeng

Hijau @ Gopeng Glampung Decks
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Hijau @ Gopeng White Water Rafting
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Distance from KL: 2-hour drive
Hijau Adventure in Gopeng is a unique recreational center with eco-friendly accommodation (for instance, a glamping space made with recycled old kampung wood!) and tons of fun outdoor activities where you can get up-close and personal with nature.
Fill your staycation itinerary with fun activities of your preference, you can embark on a sunset hike, a cave tour, or our favourite - white water rafting.
Address: Lot 13319, Kebun Ulu Gerumtum, Perak, 31600 Gopeng, Perak
Accommodation options available:
  • Bougain Villa [2-4 pax]
  • River Cabin [4-6 pax/10-20 pax]
  • Glamping Loft [4-8 pax]
Conveniently add on activities of your preference:
  • Sunset Hike
  • White Water Rafting
  • Waterfall Abseiling
  • Aboriginal Cultural Programme
  • 3 Meal Package
  • BBQ Meal

6. Tiarasa Escapes, Janda Baik

Tiarasa Escapes
Photo Credits: @tiarasaescapes
Tiarasa Escapes
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Distance from KL: 45-minute drive
If camping isn't your thing, it's time to try glamping! Spend a night in safari-style tents or treetop villas at Tiarasa Escapes, nestled in the heart of the Janda Baik Rainforest. This is a perfect nature escape great for families, couples, friends, or even corporate retreats.
Address: Persiaran Enderong, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
  • Usual Rate: RM827.00
  • Klook-Exclusive Rate: RM800.00 
Package includes:
  • 1-night accommodation
  • Breakfast/lunch set
  • Nature walk
  • Bonfire experience
  • Moonlight cinema

7. Sekeping Serendah

sekeping serendah staycation
Photo Credits: @ahjack98
sekeping serendah staycation
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Sekeping Serendah is probably not an unfamiliar name to most Malaysians. Located a mere hour's drive from KL, this private retreat space is located near the sleepy one street town of Serendah. This spot is perfect whether for couples, family, or friends - reconnect with nature and each other, have a BBQ party, and simply spend time lazing by the pool.
Address: Serendah FS, 43300, 48200, Selangor

8. The Dusun, Negeri Sembilan

The Dusun Seremban
The Dusun Seremban
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This nature haven is located smack in the middle of a forest reserve, allowing visitors to catch a glimpse of the Mantin hills at a distance. Spend some quality time with your loved ones while being surrounded by calm and lovely sceneries - it's perfect for those looking to recharge and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a short while.
Address: 3437, Jalan, Mukim, Kampung Baru Pantai, 71770, Seremban

Road Trip Adventure

With the lifting of the interstate travel ban, you can now head somewhere further for a short vacation.

9. Legoland Hotel, Johor Bahru

Legoland Hotel
Legoland Hotel
How 'bout a Johor road trip with your family? After feasting on the best laksa johor in town, spend a night in a luxurious Theme Room designed after your childhood imaginations and dreams.
Legoland Hotel
This staycation at Legoland Hotel, Johor Bahru is a perfect family getaway promising tons of childlike fun. Stay in LEGO-themed bedrooms and spend a full day (or two) at the Legoland Theme Park and SeaLife - the combo admission pass comes included in the staycation package!
Address: No 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar, 79250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Package includes:
  • 2D1N/3D2N Stay In Theme Room
  • Breakfast
  • 2 Park Legoland Combo Ticket (Theme Park + SeaLife)
  • RM100 F&B Credits
  • RM20 Retail Voucher
  • 20% F&B Discount (applicable for all meals at the hotel)
  • Late checkout until 2PM

10. Hard Rock Hotel, Desaru Coast, Johor

Hard Rock Desaru Coast Johor Bahru
Hard Rock Desaru Coast Johor Bahru
Hard Rock Hotel is located away from the hustle and bustle of Johor Bahru city centre, in the laid-back haven of Desaru Coast. It's located right next to the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark (one of the world's largest waterparks!) and is just a short walk to the beach where you can unwind and enjoy a beautiful sunset.
Address: Jln Pantai 3, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor
Comes inclusive of:
  • Luxurious stay at Superior Twin Share Room
  • Breakfast
  • Choice of fun activity

11. The Westin, Desaru Coast, Johor

The Westin Desaru Coast
The Westin Desaru Coast
Also located in Desaru Coast, The Westin is a five-star resort that will give you the luxurious stay you deserve. Located right on the beachfront, it offers spacious rooms, scenic private balconies, and heavenly beds!
Address: Jln Pantai 3, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor
Comes inclusive of:
  • 1-night stay in Deluxe Room
  • Breakfast
  • Choice of fun-filled activity

12. Blue Mansion, Penang

Cheong Fatt Tze Blue Mansion Penang
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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
We recommend driving up to Penang for some char kuey teow, and spending a night at the charming Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (also lovingly known as the Blue Mansion). This iconic architectural marvel was featured in films like Crazy Rich Asian, Indochine, and more!
Address: Lot 22, 14, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang
Package includes:
  • 2 The Blue Mansion tickets
  • Chinese/English/Japanese-speaking guide
  • Breakfast set for 2 person(s)
  • 1-night accommodation at Liang Room
  • Use of all facilities including wifi and pools
  • 10% off of food and drinks services
  • Complimentary use of house bicycles
  • Complimentary house tour
  • 2x complimentary cocktails at the bar

13. Grand Ion Delemen Hotel, Genting Highlands

Grand Ion Delemen Genting
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Grand Ion Delemen Genting
We discovered this hidden gem in Genting Highlands where you can enjoy the cool weather without having to fight through the throngs of tourists. Make sure you step out into the balcony in the morning to feel as if you're floating on clouds.
Psst, check out our special promo packages that come with a night's stay as well as adventure activities such as flying fox and rock climbing!
Address: 1, Jalan Ion Delemen, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Package includes:
  • 1-night stay at penthouse or deluxe room
  • Breakfast set
  • Voucher For Flying Fox, Rock Climbing, & Challenge Course
  • Midnight snack & soft drinks (penthouse)

Beach, Please!

For the ones who can't wait to bask in the sun and feel the sand between your toes, this beach staycation spot will excite you.

14. The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort, Pulau Redang

The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort
The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort
Taaras Malaysia
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Spend some quality time with your loved ones by the beach, interacting with turtles, and enjoying the leisure time you deserve. Book a Klook-Exclusive 3D2N package that will allow you to explore the beauty of Pulau Redang.
Address: Peti Surat 126, Main Post Office, 20928 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Package includes:
  • 2-night accommodation (private room)
  • Breakfast And Dinner
  • Round-trip transfers from Redang Jetty
  • Turtle Discovery Snorkeling Experience
  • Glass Bottom Boat Reef Tour Experience
  • Access to and refreshments at The Taaras Lounge at Sultan Mahmud Airport
  • Round-trip land transfer between Sultan Mahmud Airport and Merang Jetty
  • Round-trip sea transfer between Merang Jetty and Redang Jetty

15. Avillion, Port Dickson

MY Avilion Port Dickson
Photo Credits: @aimanzailan
MY Avilion Port Dickson
Photo Credits: @akmalzolkipli
Though the beaches of Port Dickson obviously aren't the nicest - it's still a lovely staycation destination if you don't wish to head somewhere too far away. Avillion Port Dickson offers unique chalets sitting on stilts above water, the design drew inspiration from traditional Malay fishing villages. Soak in the hotel's large outdoor pools or simply lounge around in your spacious room. Be sure to pick a unit with an ocean view to feel as if you're living on the sea!
Address: 3rd Mile, Jalan Pantai, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

More Adventure Inspiration

Tioman Island Sunset
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