Klang Valley is usually associated with cities, cars, and a fast-paced lifestyle. However, it is actually a place full of rural areas and jungles that is the definition of traditional living close to nature. For your next weekend getaway check out the nature resorts below all conveniently located in Klang Valley.
From personal experience, I can tell you that this place definitely deserves the top spot. It is secluded and surrounded by the forest with traditional Malay architecture that will make you feel like you’re in a village in the 70s. There are four options of accommodation you can pick based on how many people are staying so both couples and families are welcomed. There is a communal pool overlooking the scenic rainforest and it is also dog friendly! You can bring your furry friend along or enjoy the owners’ gentle shaggy dog who likes to roam around and greet visitors.
Nestled in the spectacular Berembun Rainforest, Selepas Hujan lives up to their name as being here feels like the comfort felt after the rain. It is a private lodge that is alleviated high above the dense jungle so the view is guaranteed to be breathtaking. While here, you are offered two outdoor activities by the establishment. The first one is a 45-minute jungle trek with your very own guide keeping you safe and the second one is visiting the nearby native village of the Temuan tribe and learn about their culture.
In the midst of nature at Fraser’s Hill, The Sticks stands out for their amazing wooden houses and tendok which is a combination of a tent and a pondok. As you can imagine, unwinding in their tendok is one of a kind experience as you can’t find this anywhere else. While only part of their accommodations come with an attached bathroom, each tendok has a private verandah, so you can still look out into the gorgeous view. Additionally, your stay here is made more comforting with their home-cooked meals that are inclusive of your booking.
Just a 30-minute drive from the city, this picturesque place is perfectly hidden in the beautiful forests of Hulu Langat. Rumah Kebun literally means garden house and is a private villa that can accommodate up to 12 people making it the best option for a vacation with the whole family or all of your friends. While here, you can take a dip and enjoy the natural spring water pool right in front of the villa. Furthermore, if you feel like it, you can also enjoy the chilled water and natural landscape of the Semungkis River that runs through the property.
Located in the dense forests of Batang Kali, Dusun Bonda literally translated to mother’s orchard is tucked away in a fruit orchard along the river. The founder of this place was inspired by her daughter and wanted to give her wonderful childhood memories. This glamping spot has a manmade pool and waterfall as well as a playground so it’s definitely child-friendly. If you want a full glamping experience go for the premium Bell Tents with private bathrooms and some of them have fans or portable air conditioners. If you want something less camp-ish, opt for the Studio Villas that has all the amenities a hotel room has.
There you have it, staycations spots that are not too far from the city. These places are perfect for a weekend getaway or a vacation in general especially if you’re a nature lover. What can be more satisfying than relaxing in nature to reduce your stress? For package options or discounted prices please do visit our website KKDay.
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