Trying to book the perfect staycation getaway? Our ultimate guide to the best hotel offers around Malaysia is just what you need.
1. The Datai Langkawi
Robb Report Malaysia presents two special getaway packages with The Datai Langkawi until December 15, 2020. The first is a three-days/two-nights stay at the luxuriously appointed The Datai Estate Villa (RM56,000) for up to five couples, with 24-hour butler, private chef and some really outstanding extras. The second is a three-day/two-night stay at the Rainforest Villa for two, inclusive of the works – daily breakfasts, return airport transfers, selected nature activities, meals for children under 12 years old, a welcome bottle of Michel Roux The Waterside Inn champagne and more.
2. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
Rejuvenate the body and mind with the healing waters at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Ipoh with their residents package. Valid from now until September 30, 2020, a three-day/two-night stay at the hotel’s lake villa (RM2680), water villa (RM3080) and garden villa (RM3480) will come with daily breakfast, a half board, with the option to dine in room, a 60-minute aromatherapy massage and 20-minute antioxidant treatment for two, complimentary minibar, and a free room upgrade, to name a few.
3. The Majestic Malacca
Most if not all Malaysians are familiar with Nyonya cuisine yet few have experienced Nyonya hospitality. The Majestic Malacca, a lovingly restored 1920s Straits settlement, is offering a residents package (from RM449) with ‘ultimate flexibility’, which allows for date changes of up to seven times, until December 20, 2021. The package will also include daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for two, inclusive of complimentary coffee, tea and mineral water during meal times, and a historical walk that’s subject to availability.
4. Cameron Highlands Resort
Let the cool Cameron Highlands climate set the scene for your next holiday. Rest and relax amidst the lush rolling hills for a picnic and soak in colonial charm of Cameron Highlands Resort with their residents package (from RM499). This offer also offers with great flexibly, allowing for date changes of up to seven times until December 20, 2021, and will include daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for two, inclusive of complimentary coffee, tea and mineral water during meal times, and a Jim Thompson mystery trail walk with a resident naturalist.
5. The St Regis Kuala Lumpur
For someplace in the beating heart of KL there’s The St Regis Kuala Lumpur’s three staycation packages. Firstly, there’s the “Thank You Healthcare Heroes” package (RM609+), valid until May 31, 2021, which includes a complimentary breakfast. Next, there’s the “Exquisite Stay For Two” deal with complimentary breakfast for two and a three-course dinner for two at The Brasserie. Lastly, there’s the “Stay Close To Home” package aimed for small families, with complimentary breakfasts for two adults and one child, afternoon tea for two at The Drawing Room and an upgrade to the metropolitan room.
6. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
Some of the best local foods can be found in Penang and that alone is reason enough to make a trip to the island. Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa re-opens its doors with an incentive, the “Selamat Kembali, We Miss You” package (from RM1120) which is available from now until December 31, 2020. Enjoy three nights for the price of two inclusive of daily breakfast for two adults and two children in the Batu Feringgi hotspot with this deal.
7. The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi lures travellers in with their reconnect package available from now until December 31, 2020. Stays at the hotel’s suites and villas will include – return airport transfers to and from Langkawi International Airport, daily breakfast for two, and daily resort credit from USD$50 (depending on the room type) applicable for food, beverage and spa. Guests can also elevate the experience by opting to stay at either the Villa Kenari or Mutiara, which will include a 24-hour butler service, a one-time sunrise Ritz-Carlton champagne breakfast in the villa, daily evening Italian aperitivo, complimentary honour bar and more.
8. Tanjong Jara Resort
Situated on the east coast, Tanjong Jara Resort is a secluded slice of Malay paradise. Indulge in a age-old Malay healing therapies at the hotel’s Spa Village, lounge on a private beach with a cocktail in hand and take a bicycle ride to the nearby town of Kuala Dungun to sightsee with the hotel’s resident package (from RM599) offer. You and your loved one will enjoy a daily set breakfast, lunch and dinner, a Jara Hill Walk with the hotel’s resident naturalist and flexibility to change your hotel dates up to seven times until December 20, 2021.
9. Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Treat yourself to an urban retreat with Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur’s staycation package – 20 per cent savings on meals, breakfast for two, a late check out at 5pm and hotel credit of RM50 nett per room per night. Available until the end of the year, the hotel has also taken measures to ensure the safety of its guests, establishing temperature screenings, enforcing social distancing, ensuring frequent cleaning and sanitisation throughout the hotel, and more. The hotel has also taken considerable lengths to ensuring the safety of its guests amidst the Cover-19 pandemic. Hourly cleaning and disinfection of high-touch points, public areas and food and beverage outlets as well as a reduced seating capacity in restaurants and lifts are just some of the measures taken to ensure social distancing is enforced. For guest rooms, the hotel has employed a 12-point cleaning regime utilising hospital grade disinfectant as well as there use of UV light and electrostatic spray devices to clean all frequently used areas.
10. Pangkor Laut Resort
Pavarotti’s favourite Malaysian island resort and Condé Nast Traveller’s ‘Number One in the World’ re-opens its doors with an enticing resident package (from RM699). From the idyllic sea villa to the panoramic hill villa, each stay includes daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for two, return scheduled speedboat transfers to and from Marina Island Pangkor, and a Jungle Walk tour with a Resident Naturalist.