#HHWTBest2021: 17 Best Romantic Malaysian Resorts with Private Pool Perfect for Couples


Auli Cinantya •  Nov 15, 2021

Whether you're planning to spend a romantic New Year's eve or planning to go on a honeymoon with your loved ones, picking suitable accommodation will help you set the mood. One of the best choices to make a romantic gateway is spending a day just the two of you in a villa or hotel with a private pool!

These hotels and villas offer an exclusive and intimate gateway just for your and your loved ones; don't miss out on the stunning views these places have to offer!

P.S. Check out these articles for your travel ideas in Malaysia!

1. Lexis Suites Penang, Penang

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Sometimes all you need is to spend an intimate moment with your loved ones away from the crowd. Deem as one of Penang Island's most scenic seaside properties, The Lexis Suite in Penang is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.

This modern yet posh seafront resort offers you accommodation in the scenic Bayan Lepas. It features a private pool overlooking panoramic views from the balcony and steam room on all of their 222 suites. With two soft and comfy king-size beds, the suites showcase expansive floor-to-ceiling glass doors, offering you an unobstructed view of the ocean. If you are planning to dine but don't want to go far to the city center, you could enjoy a visit to the in-house hotel eateries, UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House that are halal-certified.

Address: 28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Contact: +604 628 2888

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2. The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort, Melaka

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If you are planning for a relaxing stay and focused on wellness, The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort is the perfect destination. Surrounded by lush greenery, guests could also enjoy yoga and meditation classes along with fitness programs and therapeutic spa sessions. Rooms are spacious and stylish, but if you want to experience the ultimate relaxing romantic getaway, you could choose their Luxury Villa, complete with terraces and private pools.

To make your wellness stays complete, The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort provide breakfasts served in an elegant restaurant specializing in healthful cuisine. You can enjoy an array of local Malaysian delicacies and popular international dishes at the on-site restaurant Bon Appetit, where you could try their farm-to-table dishes that are halal-certified.

Address: 63, Jalan Solok Uban, Kampung Brisu, Lubok China, 78100 Melaka

Contact: +606 552 8999

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3. The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh

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Located just a 15-minute drive from Ipoh City, this peaceful wellness retreat is set against limestone hills and surrounded by tropical forest. Famous for its geothermal hot springs and a naturally heated swimming pool, you could enjoy their steam cave and ice baths.

The luxury all-villa resort offers 45 villas with three different types of villas you could choose; each has its own privilege. The Lake Villa have a stunning lake view, while the Water Villa is located overlooking a water canal, and the Garden Villa is the largest villa available, complete with a private courtyard amidst a backdrop of caves and lush jungle. Each accommodation comes with a private pool and outdoor hot tub, complete with spacious living rooms, butler services, and decks with plunge pools.

Address: No 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3, Ipoh, 31150 Perak

Contact: +605 210 7777

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P.S. Check out these Halal breakfast option you can get when you're in Ipoh!

4. Borneo Beach Villas, Kota Kinabalu

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This property offers you a paradise hideaway with a scenic white sand beach and breathtaking sea views. Previously known as Nexus Resort Karambunai Villas and Suites, this property consists of Pool Villas and Spa Suites individually owned.

If you are looking for a romantic gateway, we recommend you to choose the Spa Suites comes with 1 or two rooms, where you can enjoy the sunset view from your private balcony and a private steam bath and hot tub. While the Pool Villa have 2- or 3-bedroom option along with a private backyard pavilion and a private lap pool

Address: Pool Villa 161, Precinct Dillenia, Jalan Sepanggar Bay, Locked Bag 100, Karambunai, 88993 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Contact: +6016 832 9302 / +60 16 832 9340

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5. Mangala Resort & Spa, Kuantan

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If you are looking for a different experience, you could try this hidden gateway secluded in the middle of a tropical forest. Mangala Resort & Spa is located in the quiet stretch of Kuantan and offers you a serene, romantic getaway. The nature-inspired villa is designed to combine privacy, tranquility and a relaxing experience for their guest.

The 5-star resort offers 67 exclusive luxury villas, and each villa also offers wooden decks featuring lake or forest views. If you want to enjoy their private pool, you could choose the Vana Pool Villa or the Amani Pool Villa, which comes with a saltwater plunge pool. Other activities you can do such as paddleboard or kayak to explore the lake, cycling, or bird watching. You could also spend your time at their halal-certified Lakeside Restaurant.

Address: Lebuhraya Tun Razak, Kampung Melayu Gambang, 26300 Gambang, Pahang, Malaysia

Contact: +609 505 7788

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6. JapaMala Resorts, Tioman Island

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Nestled in the island's lush rainforest, amid the jungle on the shores of a South China Sea island, JapaMala Resorts features chic wooden cabins with the ocean to treetop views. All units offer verandas and indoor showers, while some add outdoor showers and bathtubs, kitchenettes and hot tubs.

For those who want to enjoy their private time, you could choose their Jungle Luxe Sarang Villa or Hillside Sarang Villa that offers a private pool. Other amenities include a spa area with a hot tub, while you could also enjoy other activities such as diving, jungle trekking, or snorkeling.

Address: Kampung Lanting, 26800, Pahang

Contact: +609 419 7777

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7. Bunga Raya Island Resort, Gaya Island

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What was once considered a hidden gem, this high-end beachfront spa resort is now famous for its relaxing and delightful stay experience. Set on the tranquil Bunga Raya island, the secluded island hideaway is framed by a white sand beach and lush jungle. You can enjoy the contrast between vibrant rainforest, and cobalt ocean is mesmerizing from dawn until dusk.

The 48 timbered villas that are available showcase the simplicity of the Borneo architecture overlooking the beach, with a high ceiling bedroom, allowing the ocean breeze to wash over the verandas giving you the full beach vacation experience. Their eight plunge pool villas right on the beach is a must-visit, especially if you are planning for a honeymoon, as it is famous among honeymooners.

If you wish to explore the bay, there are a lot of activities that await, from Kayaks to stand-up paddleboards and snorkels. You can also experience gliding on top of the rainforest with the zip lines or explore the hiking trails within the jungle behind the property.

Address: Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Contact: +6088 380 390

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8. Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson

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Featuring overwater villas arranged in hibiscus shape, this accommodation in Port Dickson is one of the favorite destinations from the Lexis group. Nestled along the pristine Pasir Panjang beach, the villas overlook the turquoise waters of the Straits of Malacca and the gleaming ribbon of Port Dickson's beach. This multiple award-winning Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson offers stylish 639 rooms and villas complete with a private pool and steam room. Their beachfront villas feature glass floors where you could enjoy the bustling marine life view from your room, while their Sky Pool Villa located in the hotel building offers a fantastic sea view.

Aside from lounging on the beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson offer a wide range of outdoor activities, including a bike tour, archery, or enjoying a different view of the beach by joining their helicopter tour.

Much like other Lexis resorts, you could indulge in fine cuisine in UMI Japanese and Roselle Coffee House that are halal-certified.

Address: 12th Mile, Jalan Pantai, Pasir Panjang 71250, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +606 660 2626

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9. Tasik Villa International Resort, Port Dickson 

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This villa is located in a serene lakeside living environment, nestled within private gardens. Offering various accommodation, you could choose to stay at their private water chalets, villas, or clubhouse rooms. They have 78 villas with private swimming pools and 48 personal jacuzzis!

If you are planning to go with the whole family, aside from your own private pool. In that case, their Family Villa offers accommodation for up to four guests, complete with one queen-size bed, two single beds, and a separate living and dining area. You can spend your day enjoying their facilities such as gym and spa and complete your night witnessing the beautiful musical light fountain and volcano.

Address: Jalan Tasik Villa, Pusat Pelancongan Antarabangsa Kota Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +606 644 8888

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10. Grand Lexis Port Dickson, Port Dickson

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If you are planning to spend your day at the beach, this accommodation is only a 4-minute walk from the nearest beach. Grand Lexis Port Dickson offers upscale resorts complete with private pools, a bistro with a sea view, and a poolside café and karaoke bar. Some villas, perched on stilts over the sea, where they have glass observation flooring, perfect for a romantic gateway. While others are in lush gardens, offering you a more intimate experience with your loved ones.

Landscaped gardens surround the resort itself, and aside from the private pool in your villa, you could also enjoy a lagoon-style outdoor pool, a spa and a gym. It features 4 dining options you could choose from, including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House, where you can enjoy buffet breakfast, both restaurants are halal-certified.

Address: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, Port Dickson, Port Dickson 71000, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +606 653 2200

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11. Maneh Villa Private Pool, Langkawi

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Are you looking for a getaway to celebrate a special occasion? Maneh Villa is within walking distance from Cenang Beach and offers you a secluded and romantic home away from home. With 8 different villas to choose from, this accommodation includes an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a tropical garden, a dining area, and some have a balcony or terrace.

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Experience the delights of tropical sunshine at your own private space, don't forget to try out their floating breakfast to start your day!

Address: Lot 1240 Kampung Tasik Anak Mukim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 955 1967

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12. La Villa Langkawi, Langkawi

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Are you thinking to find a different kind of view? La Villa Langkawi offers a modern one-bedroom property with its private pool and balcony overlooking the surrounding paddy field and mountains. The villas offer spacious and luxurious accommodation boasting 139 sqm of space, with their One Bedroom Villa offering a 15ft-sized pool.

Each villa is equipped with a full kitchen, dining rooms, and complimentary snacks and drinks replenished daily. Located in Pantai Tengah on Langkawi Island, you could take a 3-minute drive to Pantai Cenang, where you can find several halal restaurants and delicious food to complete your holiday.

Address: Lot-5, Kg. Padang Putih, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.

Contact: +6013 511 8800 / +6013 522 8800

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13. Ambong Ambong Pool Villas, Langkawi

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Spend a romantic weekend getaway with a stunning sunrise view of Teluk Baru or immerse in the beauty of sunsets westwards towards Pulau Tepor in Ambong Ambong Pool Villas. Located in Pantai Cenang, this accommodation features nine exclusive pool villas in Langkawi, with a 12-meter pool available in every villa.

Design to give you a fully relaxing stay where you can also observe the sights and sounds of nature, you could spend your time indulging in a spa session or have romantic private dining. Other experiences you could try include joining their cooking class on northern Malay dishes or exploring the Jewel of Kedah by joining their UNESCO Geopark Experiences.

Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia

Contact: +604 955 8428

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14. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi

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If you're looking for something fancy, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa might be the place for you. This beachfront property promises relaxing stays at their elegant rooms' decors in modern interiors and soothing tones.

The Westin's One Bedroom Villa features a beachfront stay complete with a private pool and balcony facing the sea. Don't forget to indulge yourself at their award-winning spa, The Heavenly Spa by Westin, or enjoy their outdoor activities such as a stroll through the tropical gardens at Lagenda Park or enjoy various water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, and more.

Address: Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langkawi, 07000 Kedah

Contact: +604 960 8888

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15. The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi, Langkawi

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Set on a sandy beach along the Andaman Sea, located within a 10-million-year-old rainforest, this high-end hotel offers you a luxurious island getaway. Spend your days at their Chic rooms, complete with balconies or patios with garden views. The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi offers you the perfect combination of luxury and contemporary style with elements of nature and tradition.

The 6 different types of villas capture the beautiful detail of contemporary Malaysian decor. You could enjoy uninterrupted views of the rainforest at their Rainforest Villa, while their Beach Villa offers direct access to the white sandy beach. If you are planning to spend time with your family, their three-bedroom Villa Mutiara offers an uninterrupted view of the Andaman sea and direct access to the white sandy beach.

Address: Jalan Pantai Kok, Teluk Nibung, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 952 4888

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16. The Danna Langkawi

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The Danna Langkawi is located on the west coast of Langkawi Island and surrounded by 2.8 acres of greenery, boasting a private beach and a large infinity pool. Just a few steps away from the white sandy beach, this villa is able to capture the breathtaking view of the green mountains and the marina.

The beachfront property features colonial architecture and elegantly designed units decorated with wooden furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows. A private balcony offers hills, marina or sea views, an infinity pool in each villa, and pool deck that comes equipped with sun loungers and direct access to the beach.

Not only that, you will find a lot of fun and exciting activities suitable for couples or families. Just a few minutes away to some of the island best leisure activities such as Cable Car, Underwater World Langkawi, and The Golf Club.

Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 959 3288

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17.  The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi

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This famous luxury escaped is located on 28 hectares of rainforest and beachfront grounds along Datai Bay. Their suited and 1 to 2 bedroom villas features private pools, butler service, balcony and direct access to the beach. The beautiful villas each have a 10-metre pool and are super spacious (175 sqm for the Rainforest Villa With Pool and a whopping 350 sqm for the One-Bedroom Beach Villa).

Aside from the luxurious accommodation that they offer, guests could enjoy some freebies, including guided hikes, boats/kayaks and snorkeling gear, and loaner bikes.

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Kedah

Contact: +604 950 0500

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