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Best Places For A Short Getaway From KL

Ever wanted to just drop everything and run off for a little getaway? Sadly, not all of us are blessed with the luxury of time, and at times, a long vacation just isn’t in the books.

So, how about a quick escapade instead? Fill up your time with these lovely destinations that aren’t too far from KL!



1. Bukit Tinggi 

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If you’ve been wondering where all those medieval village and gorgeous chateaus are, then just look a little north to Pahang! Bukit Tinggi is where you’ll find yourself on a getaway to France, with breathtaking mountain views and a refreshing climate to top it all off.

Breathe in the cool, crisp air while indulging in all sorts of activities here, such as horse-riding, visiting a Japanese tea house and other adventures. Also for convenience’s sake, why not invest in a getaway in the hills during your brief stay?

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2. Kuala Lumpur – Sekinchan (2 Hours)

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Besides their trademark paddy fields, Sekinchan harbors so much more for you to discover! For instance, take Redang Beach, which just oozes simplicity and calm, guaranteed to put your mind at ease. Lose yourself in the beautiful seaside scenery or join in everyone’s favorite beach pastime; kite flying!

You could also visit the famous Sekinchan Wishing Tree, where red ribbons carrying thousands of wishes dangle in the air; go ahead and make a wish too! All this is but a two-hour drive away from KL, so there’s no excuse for not getting that off-time.



3. Glamz @ Genting 

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You’ve probably been all too familiar with camping, namely the long hikes and staking it out in the wild. But how about ‘glamping’? Apart from making a new addition into your vocabulary, it’s about time to hop onto this cool new trend!

Ditch the old-fashioned tents for sleek dome-shaped ones, as you camp out under the stars and snuggle comfortably in tastefully furnished lodging. Not just that, but Glamz also offers their guests various options to stay in, from family-sized domes to even a room with a private jacuzzi!

Address: 1, Jln Meranti, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM daily
Contact Number: +6012-664 5269

Choose from their selection of rooms at our cut-down prices starting from RM70:




4. Kuala Lumpur – Sepang (56 Mins)

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There’s more to Sepang than planes and airstrips, if you take the liberty to explore this district. Don’t make this a pitstop, in fact, it’s an underrated getaway destination worth travelling to. Start off with a bang by heading over to the Sepang International Circuit, where you can watch racers fly down the track at lightning speed!

On a more relaxing note, don’t pass on the chance to stay at one of the most renowned resorts in Malaysia, the Avani Sepang Gold Coast Resort. What’s more, it’s only a small walk from Bagan Lalang Beach where you can soak all your troubles away and have fun while you’re at it!



5. Kuala Lumpur – Ipoh (2 Hours 9 Mins)

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Foodies, this next one’s for you! If you’re familiar with the town of Ipoh, then you’ll know for sure that the gastronomic delights ranging from Ipoh Hor Fun to their signature white coffee are must-tries. Besides, families are bound to love Sunway Lost World of Tambun, an amusement park befitting everybody no matter what age and size.

Instead of driving back and forth, you can make it a staycation by snagging a room at The Haven All Suite Resort in Ipoh. This hotel and spa puts Perak‘s natural landscapes on full display to give you that sense of peace that you’ve been missing. So, do keep an eye out for our affordable deal that’s coming real soon!

Address: Jalan Haven, 31150 Ipoh, Perak
Operating Hours: 7 AM – 12 AM daily
Contact Number: +605-540 0000

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6. Sunway Lagoon, Subang Jaya

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Weren’t we just talking about Sunway a minute ago? Well, there you have it again, but this time we’re back closer to home in Selangor. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Subang Jaya needs no further introduction, as they’ve made a name for themselves as one of the best-selling theme parks in Malaysia.

Get into any one of their six fun lands like the Water Park, Amusement Park, Xtreme Park, Wildlife Park, Scream Park, and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. In order to maximize your time here, book a short stay with us at the Sunway Lagoon Hotel. Or, you could even reserve a tent for a campout getaway Sunway style!

Address: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM daily
Contact Number: +603-5639 0000

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With Christmas and New Years’ events on the roll, there’s no better time to grab that getaway. You can also look up these other spots for more quick vacation ideas: