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#HHWTBest2021: Top 12 Nature Resorts Near KL For Rejuvenating Getaways

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Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Nov 11, 2021

Taking a break from city life is easy thanks to the abundance of nature resorts in Malaysia. Surrounded by lush greenery, many resorts are perfect for romantic getaways with your partners or a fun, adventurous staycations with your friends or families! From sky villas to nature retreats with private pools, here are our top 12 picks for the best nature resorts near Kuala Lumpur!

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1. The Sticks, Frasers Hill (1 hr 40 mins)

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It may take over an hour to reach The Sticks, but this nature hideaway in Fraser's Hill is a good place to temporarily escape from the city's hustle and bustle. You can unwind by staying the night in their tendoks, a cross between a tent and a pondok (hut). While only some accommodations come with attached bathroom, each tendok has a private verandah, so you can chill with a cup of coffee in hand.

Address: Lot 213, Jalan KKB - Frasers Hill, Kuala Kubu Bharu, 44000 Selangor

Email: bookings.thesticks@gmail.com

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2. The Senja (1 hr 27 mins)

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Anyone who appreciates a lush nature retreat should definitely save this accommodation, The Senja on their list. You'll be glad to know that the site is equipped with all the amenities for the ultimate getaway experience. Light refreshments, fresh towels, shower essentials and even extension plugs to charge your devices and capture fun memories here. Not to mention they've got a BBQ pit too so you can cook up a delicious meal here while you dine under the stars.

Address: 44000 Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor

Contact: +016-619 8838

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3. Sekeping Serendah Retreats (45 mins)

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You can find many Sekeping retreats in Malaysia, a project by landscape architect Ng Sek San. If we can recommend one Sekeping retreat for a weekend getaway, that would be the Sekeping Serendah Retreat. While most rooms are catered to groups of four to ten people, there's the Mud Shed and Glass Box which are designed for two people if you're seeking a romantic getaway. Each room is designed with an exposed brick wall and decked out with clean and minimal furnishing. Living in simplicity will help to quiet down the noise in your mind and focus on the peaceful rainforest around you.

Address: Serendah FS, 43300, 48200, Selangor

Contact: +6012 324 6552

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4. Happi Village (55 mins)

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Bringing the best of virgin rainforest and high altitude to your well-deserved nature retreat, plan a stay at Happi Village. Less than an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur, it has three room categories and each comes with various facilities such as a queen-size bed, a day bed, a romantic bathtub and more. If you're planning to step out and explore the surroundings, check out their passionfruit and fig farms or plan a jungle trekking adventure here.

Address: Lot A848, PT 14333, Kampong, Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang

Contact : +6019- 281 1486

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5. Tanah Larwina Retreat (1 hr)

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Situated in Hulu Langat, make your way to Tanah Larwina, a scenic nature and farm retreat that's just a short drive from Kuala Lumpur. Spanning 3 acres, this self-catering lodge sits beautifully on the bank of Sungai Larwin that lends a relaxing ambience in this little home away from home.

Perfect for family trips and girls getaways, you can spend your weekend at Rumah Tebing that can accommodate up to 8 guests. It comes with various facilities including an outdoor barbecue and cooking area, a well-equipped kitchen, and a campfire to roast some marshmallows. You can read more about Tanah Larwina here!

Address: Batu 23, Jalan Sungai Lui, Kampung Paya Lebar, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor

Contact: +6018-203 3006 (WhatsApp only)

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6. Gerimis Senja Villa (45 mins)

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Situated in Hulu Langat, Gerimis Senja Villa is a beautiful and spacious accommodation that can accommodate up to 15 people. There are three bedrooms in this double-storey villa complete with extra mattresses, pillows and blankets. With sliding doors that open up to a large infinity pool, you won't want to leave! You can read more about Gerimis Senja Villa here!

Address: Batu 17 3/4, Kampung Dusun Tua, 43100 Selangor

Contact: +6012-252 2235

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7. Fifty4Ferns Resort (50 mins)

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Fifty4Ferns Resort is surrounded by lush rainforest at the Titiwangsa foothills and you won't have a boring time here as you'll need a map to explore other parts of the resort such as the petting farm, outdoor jacuzzi, canopy walk, and more. This resort consists of three main enclaves: The Ferns Hamlet (located along Sungai Ulu Tampit), The Ferns Orchard (surrounded by durian, mangosteen and other fruit trees), and The Ferns Estate (with hillside view). All of the enclaves will ensure that you'll have breathtaking views day or night.

AddressLot 12188, Lorong Cheringin, 28750, Kampung Janda Baik, Bentong, Pahang 

Contact: +6019 388 3454

Email: fifty4ferns@gmail.com

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8. The Shorea, Negeri Sembilan (1 hr 30 mins)

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It would be amiss not to mention The Shorea as one of the best nature retreats to visit near Kuala Lumpur. Situated in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, the property has several duplexes and villas complete with a scenic hilltop view. The nightly rates may be expensive but you'll have access to an infinity pool, a plunge pool and a personal verandah for a laid-back getaway.

Address: Village Kolam Air, Mukim Pantai, Jalan Jelebu, 71770 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +6017 338 5698

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9. Dusun Bonda (1 hr 15 mins)

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Dusun Bonda is located in the forests of Batang Kali. Dusun Bonda, which translates to mother's orchard, is tucked in a fruit orchard along the river. Founder of this aesthetically pleasing place created Dusun Bonda to give wonderful childhood memories for her daughter, and as such, this glamping spot is detailed with manmade pool and waterfall, playground and other amazing amenities.

Dusun Bonda has a few types of accommodations. For a full glamping experience, opt for the Bell Tents, which is a premium tent with adjacent private bathrooms, but do note that the rest rely on shared bathrooms. In addition, some bell tents rely on fans or portable air-conditioners. If that's not your cup of tea, there's always the Studio Villas that offer all the amenities you're used to.

 Address: Lot 2121, Jalan Ulu Tamu, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor

Contact: +6012 663 3667

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10. Nouri Glass Villa (55 mins)

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This amazingly-design Nouri Glass Villa will blow you away with its beautiful architecture and interior design. The nature getaway in Selangor can fit up to 20 people, and you'll have the whole place to yourself, so your privacy is ensured. The villa comes with a large private pool, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a patio where you can dine outside (with barbecue facilities available!). The entire property is located on the ground floor, with no steps required, so in terms of accessibility, it's suitable for elderly folk or those with mobility issues.

Address: Lot 3488, Jalan Sungai Congkak, Kampung Padang, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor

Contact: +6013-635 6083

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11. Tiarasa Escapes (45 mins)

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With safari-style tents and Janda Baik rainforest all around, you'll create unforgettable memories with your loved ones at Tiarasa Escapes. Known as a luxury glamping resort, maximise your time here by going on nature walks and birdwatching, planning a riverside picnic, watching an old classic at the Moonlight Cinema and more. Out of all the tents, choose the Dragonfly Tented Villa that comes with a king-size bed, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and more.

Address: Jalan Enderong, Sum Sum Ulu, Kampung Janda Baik, Pahang, Malaysia 28

Contact: +6012 887 7777

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12. Pulaithree Retreat (1 hr 25 mins)

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Pulaithree Retreat is nestled in the heart of a rainforest on a private hill in Kuala Kubu Bharu. With its lush surroundings and peaceful environment, it may come as a surprise that this retreat is only a 1-hour drive away from Kuala Lumpur which makes it an ideal spot if you're just looking for a quick weekend getaway or staycation.

Another cool thing about the villa is the swimming pool (shared with neighbours)! Take a cool dip while watching the sunset or go for a morning swim as you wake up to the sounds of nature. Once you've had your downtime at the villa, step out and explore the charming town of Kuala Kubu Bharu where you'll find scenic waterfalls and fun hiking trails.

Address: No. 3, Jalan Harmonian 2, Off Jalan Padang Golf, Tinggian KKB, 44000 Kuala Kubu Baru, Selangor

Contact: +603-7880 9477

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