Malaysia offers a variety of choices of landscape depending on your preference – from the art-laden streets of Penang to the natural landscape of Sabah. So if you’re craving for a short getaway, be sure to check out these 5 Malaysian hotels that are perfect for weekend retreats.
Location: Kota Kinabalu
Shangri-La’s hotels and resorts are known for its luxurious design and impeccable hospitality. Set amidst a nature reserve on the Pantai Dalit Beach, Shangri-La Rasa Ria Resort & Spa in Sabah enchants endlessly with its natural magic.
If you’re one for nature thrills, then this resort is definitely for you. Children can even get a chance to help the rangers look after animals that are under the resort’s care. Meanwhile, adventurous souls cold try horseback riding on the beach or deep-sea fishing.
Location: Johor Bahru
Situated in the heart of Bukit Indah, Hotel Granada Johor Bahru is the perfect place to stay whether for business or leisure. The hotel itself is inspired by medieval architecture in Granada, Spain, and is located in the heart of the city.
If you manage to get yourself out of the comfort of the hotel’s bed, it will hearten you to know that the best shopping experience and entertainment venues in the city is just a short walk away. And if you’re a brunch person, the hotel is also near well-known cafe-hopping areas such as Kilang Bateri and Jalan Dhoby.
Location: Kota Kinabalu
Nexus Resort Karambunai nestles on the fringes of a 6km pristine beach, with a million year old tropical rainforest and the distant majesty of Mount Kinabalu as its backdrop. A serene and tranquil hideaway in Malaysian Borneo, the hotel is the ideal destination for rejuvenating the mind, body, and soul.
A restful sojourn in Nexus Resort & Spa Karumbunai evokes idyllic days of sun, sand, and sea, making it the perfect respite for those seeking weekend retreats.
Surrounded by lush greenery and fronting one of Malaysia’s largest freshwater lake, the resort offers a no-fuss stay. Guests are taken care of every need from recreational activities to dining preferences. Best of all, rates are extremely affordable and are made even more so with the ENTERTAINER!
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Dorsett Kuala Lumpur is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, a stone’s throw away from Malaysia’s finest shopping malls, eateries and tourist and entertainment spots. The KL Convention Center and Petronas Twin Towers are also within walking distance, which means that you can enjoy the beauty of it as you take a dip in the infinity pool on the rooftop. As many travelers to Kuala Lumpur would tell you, the prime location to stay in Kuala Lumpur is in Bukit Bintang, and that makes Dorsett Kuala Lumpur just about the best place for respite.
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