You’d think that one would have to travel for hours outside of Selangor or Kuala Lumpur in order to find a proper Malaysian resort, but in fact, there’s no need to.
1. Kinrara Resort
Kinrara Resort consists of modern, tropical villas with rooms that lead right up to the outdoor swimming pool. Daily continental buffet breakfast is served at the in-house restaurant.
Location: Bandar Kinrara, Puchong
2. Philea Mines Beach Resort
The vast Philea Mines Beach Resort and its lagoon pool is located next to North Lake, a mining pit lake. Nearby is The Mines Shopping Mall, known for having a canal that passes right through it.
Location: Seri Kembangan
3. The Villas@Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
Managed by the Sunway Group, you can be assured of world-class hospitality at The Villas@Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, another resort in Selangor combining modern and tropical design elements.
4. Palace of the Golden Horses
A veteran in the Selangor resort scene, the lakefront Palace of the Golden Horses exudes grandeur and luxury at every turn.
Location: Seri Kembangan
5. The Saujana, KL
Known for its lush, green scenery and rooms immediately overlooking a world-class golf course, The Saujana KL is a club and country resort located a mere 10 minutes from vibrant Subang Jaya, the most densely populated city in Malaysia.
Location: Subang Jaya
6. Flamingo By The Lake
Flamingo By The Lake is a beautiful lakeside resort with a hint of colonial charm. It is situated at the fringe of the country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.
7. Villa Samadhi
You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re in Bali at this tropical oasis tucked away in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Offering luxurious, resort-style accommodation right in the city center, it’s no wonder that this unique property is so highly rated.
Location: Jalan Madge, Kuala Lumpur (near the US embassy)
Kuala Langat district
8. Tadom Hills Resort
Tadom Hills Resort is an all-inclusive, bamboo-inspired resort hidden away in Kuala Langat, a Selangor district known for its nature attractions and activities.
9. Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort
Located on Pulau Carey, this all-encompassing resort offers a huge array of outdoor activities, from paintball to ATV rides.
Location: Carey Island
10. Impian Morib Hotel
Widely regarded as one of the best resorts in Pantai Morib.
Location: Morib Beach
Kuala Selangor district
11. De Palma Hotel Kuala Selangor
Situated near Kuala Selangor Nature Park, a must-visit for nature lovers, this is one of several properties owned by De Palma in the Klang Valley.
Location: Kuala Selangor
12. AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort
This upmarket resort laid out in the shape of a palm tree features floating villas with private balconies, an infinity pool and great views of the Straits of Malacca.
Location: Bagan Lalang, Sepang
13. Cyberview Resort & Spa
Large resort with ample facilities located in Cyberjaya, a high-tech town with a science and technology park.
14. Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya
Located next to the popular IOI City Mall, a neighbourhood mall serving the residents of Putrajaya, Palm Garden Hotel’s facilities include Palm Garden Golf Club, tennis and squash courts, swimming pool, health center, 2 restaurants and 1 outdoor bar.