[Updated 22 July 2021]
Our travel plans may be on the backburner right now, but never stop dreaming about the best homestays in Malaysia
we hope to stay in someday. For travelers who are looking for the ultimate privacy during their holiday, scroll down to read the best accommodations in Malaysia with an indoor private pool!
Best accommodations in Malaysia with an indoor private pool
1. Zen Retreat Waterfall Villa, PerakCredit: Zen Retreat on Facebook
Situated in a quiet residential area in Taiping, feel right at home when you step into the Zen Retreat Waterfall Villa
. True to its name, this all-white minimalist homestay in Taiping has an indoor private pool complete with a waterfall!
Credit: Zen Retreat on Facebook
Compared to the other homestays with private pool in Perak, Zen Retreat's pool is three feet deep, which is great for kids and enough for parents to enjoy a refreshing dip. The indoor private pool is also covered with a glass panel, so you can monitor your kids and still watch Netflix in the living room. You can read more about Zen Retreat Waterfall Villa here
: Starts at RM554 per night on AirbnbAddress
: 32A, Lorong Damai, Taman Suria, 34000 Taiping, Perak
2. Rimba Hang Kasturi MelakaCredit: Rimba Hang Kasturi Melaka on Facebook
The next time you're travelling to Melaka with your family, be sure to place Rimba Hang Kasturi
on your radar. This heritage residence was originally a very old shophouse before it's being renovated into a charming homestay complete with a large green courtyard. This spacious homestay in Melaka can fit up to 14 guests and has 4 bedrooms.
Credit: Rimba Hang Kasturi Melaka on Facebook
Besides having an open-concept kitchen, a separate living area, and a courtyard on the upper level, the highlight of Rimba Hang Kasturi Melaka is the indoor private pool where you and your guests can enjoy a refreshing dip on a sunny day.
: Starts at RM1,453 per night on AgodaAddress
: 70, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka
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3. Zoo Villa by Cobnb, SelangorCredit: Private Pool Zoo Villa on Airbnb
There are many underrated staycations in Selangor to go for a quick escape
, and the Zoo Villa by Cobnb
is one of them. Just a 3-minute drive from Zoo Negara in Ampang, this double-storey terrace house has 5 bedrooms and can fit up to 13 guests.
Credit: Private Pool Zoo Villa on Airbnb
Besides having an indoor private pool, this accommodation has a separate living and dining area, a well-equipped kitchen for light cooking, and free parking for its guests.
: Starts at RM1,436 on AirbnbAddress
: 97, Jalan Lee Woon, Taman Zooview, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
4. Grand Lexis Port Dickson, Negeri SembilanCredit: Grand Lexis Port Dickson on FacebookGrand Lexis Port Dickson
boasts 317 villas that come complete with a private pool. The resort has villas that are located over water and in the hotel building. For the ultimate privacy, opt for the Garden Pool Villa (lower unit) and Grand Pool Villa (lower unit), which comes with an indoor private pool to enjoy some quality time away from the sun.
Credit: Grand Lexis Port Dickson on Facebook
The resort offers a whole host of recreational activities, so there will plenty of things to do during your time there! Besides bicycle rentals, an archery range and a karaoke room, the resort can even arrange fishing and crabbing activities. The resort’s restaurants are halal-certified, including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House
: Starts at RM515 on AgodaAddress
: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
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5. Lexis Suites PenangCredit: Lexis Suites Penang on Facebook
Waking up the calming sea breeze is possible when you stay at the Premium Pool Suites at Lexis Suites Penang
. Decked out with two comfortable king-size beds, your group will have a cosy space to rest after a whole day of eating delicious halal food in Penang
. It also has free Wi-Fi, bathrobe and slippers, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and bespoke bath amenities.
Credit: Lexis Suites Penang on Facebook
If you step outside of the floor-to-ceiling windows, you'll find an indoor private pool that overlooks the sandy beach below. It also has a sauna to sweat it out as well as complimentary snacks and soft drinks, which you can help yourself while admiring the view. You can read all about Lexis Suites Penang here
: Starts at RM461 on AgodaAddress
: 28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
6. Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota KinabaluCredit: Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa on Facebook
Let the soothing breeze from the South China Sea sweep you away when you check into Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa
. Should you wish to find a room with an indoor private pool, splurge on a night's stay at the Ocean Wing Junior Suite.
Credit: Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa on Facebook
This spacious suite is kitted out with many luxurious amenities ranging from marble-clad bathroom and a large private balcony. Whether you choose the garden or sea view, lovely scenery is guaranteed from the moment you wake up until you rest for the day.
: Starts at RM900 on their website
: Pantai Dalit Tuaran, 89208 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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7. Casa Tanjung Jara Villa, Terengganu
Just a few steps away from the beach, you'll find Casa Tanjung Jara that consists of four lodges and one massive villa. If you're looking for family accommodation with an indoor private pool, the Casa Tanjung Jara villa
is your best bet.
Suitable for a group of 10 adults and 6 children, it has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Aside from having a family hall, kitchen and loft, it also has a courtyard swimming pool that's located in the heart of the villa, so your group can enjoy absolute privacy.
: Starts at RM1,600 per night (10 adults and 6 children)
: 2212, Jalan Teluk Lipat, Teluk Bidara, 23050 Kuala Dungun, Terengganu
+6019 959 1355
8. The Andaman, LangkawiCredit: The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi on Facebook
Tucked within lush tropical greens and a stunning view of the pristine white beaches is one of the most beautiful resorts in Malaysia. The Andaman
is a place not to be missed if you're looking for a romantic getaway. The resort boasts a number of rooms highlighting different features such as a garden room and a private pool room.
Credit: The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi on Facebook
You can bask under the sun, relax at the spa, or enjoy your indoor private pool in your very own villa. For added privacy, you can draw the shades for a semi indoor private pool experience.
: Starts at RM2,106 on their website
: Jln Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
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If you're looking for the best accommodations in Malaysia with an indoor private pool, we hope you've found the right hotels and homestays that tick all the right boxes. For more private pool accommodations, check out our recommended reads below!