As the conditional movement control order (CMCO) will be replaced with the recovery movement control order (RMCO), many activities are allowed to be carried out. This includes interstate travel meaning the state borders have reopened. It’s a perfect time to plan for that long-postponed gateway with your friends or family. As Hari Raya Aidiladha is approaching, maybe you can start planning where to go and we’ve listed some of the best place for staycation.
1. Gerimis Senja Villa, Hulu Langat
Just a 30-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, Gerimis Senja Villa can fits up to 15 people at a time. It has three bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. You can spend your time enjoying your staycation with your family.
Gerimis Senja Villa has an infinity pool with a complete BBQ equipment where you can cooking up a barbecue feast.
*WhatsApp 012-252 2235 or visit daunretreats.com for more details.
2. The Shorea, Negeri Sembilan
The Shorea is a about 30-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. If you are looking for a nice and lavish villas surrounded by rainforest, then a staycation at The Shorea is what you’re looking for. This eco-friendly retreat situated in Negeri Sembilan’s Berembun Forest Reserve.
The villas are equipped with private balcony, where each villa offers forest views and an attached semi-outdoor bathroom with bathtub. You can cook in the privacy of your own villa or you may go to the Shorea Dining Pavilion where there is a common kitchen. You can request a personal chef and meals can also be arranged on request.
Besides, you can also expect new and exciting dining highlights which include the farm-to-table Minang Platter and the Floating Breakfast.
*Call 017-300 5600 or visit theshorea.com for more information.
3. Malihom Retreats, Penang
Malihom is a homegrown retreat tucked away in a 40-acre estate in Balik Pulau, Penang. This place promises a safe and secluded hideaway with amazing rainforest view right at your doorstep.
You’ll be staying in teak barns that are made up of a cluster of traditional Thai Lanna Rice Barns which are now classified as Thailand’s National Heritage. The traditional Thai Lanna Barns have been converted into one-bedroom villas.
However, due to Covid-19 safety guidelines, swimming pool and massage services are temporarily unavailable. But you can use this opportunity to explore various hiking trails available in the 40-acres land.
*You can call 012-428 5191 or visit malihom.com for more information.
4. The Samaya Luxury Villa, Melaka
The Samaya Luxury Villa is completely crafted out of wood with a matching timber interior design – creating an elegant and rustic feel giving an all-round peaceful. The villa’s interior pavilion has a wonderful plein-air feel with an entire wall open to the pool terrace. A perfect place if you are looking for a place that has Balinese vibe.
Samaya Luxury Villa is situated within walking distance of Melaka Klebang Famous Sand Beach while still providing a private setting of consummate Balinese elegance. The villa has four bedrooms all feature en-suite bathrooms.
*Call 012-631 8668 or visit samayavilla.com.my for more information.
5. The WaterWay Villa, Pahang
Surrounded by the lush hills of Bentong rainforest, the WaterWay Villa offers a complete retreat in private. This cosy hideout offers luxury, privacy and your own little slice of paradise in the rainforest of Bentong.
Perfect for nature-lovers as you can go for jungle trekking, river tubing, waterfall hikes and swimming. Or you can just lie back and enjoy the moment.
However, the WaterWay Villa’s pool and karaoke facilities are temporarily closed right now due to COVID-19 but you can still take a stroll through the retreat’s private durian farm to enjoy the season’s pickings.
*Call 012 722 6711 or visit thewaterwayvilla.com for more information.