5 Amazingly Colourful Stays In Malaysia To Brighten Up Your Vacay


Syahirah M. •  Dec 11, 2020

There are many ways to make your next staycation in Malaysia extra memorable, one which involves unwinding at a place that’s vibrant and colourful! The year 2020 has been grey and gloomy so far, and we could use some colour in our lives, right? Perfect for your Instagram feed, check out these cool and colourful places to stay in Malaysia that are awesome for your future getaways!

1. Legoland Malaysia Resort, Johor Bahru

While many locals flock down south to Johor for its incredible islands, let’s not forget the state is also home to world-class theme parks like Legoland Malaysia. Everything in Legoland Malaysia Resort is as exciting and colourful as you can imagine it to be! From the theme park to the hotel, this place offers plenty of Lego play experiences and entertainment suitable for people of all ages. You can find splashes of colours on every corner and the rooms have fun, colourful themes too.

Rate: Starts at RM625 on Agoda

Address: No.7 Jalan Legoland, Bandar, 79250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +607 597 8888

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2. Tubotel, Langkawi

How would you like to stay in a concrete tube that overlooks the ocean? The Tubotel, which can be found along Pantai Cenang in Langkawi, is a cross between a hostel and a capsule hotel painted in bright colours. While the colourful tubes make for a perfect background for an Insta-worthy photo, walk around and you’ll find pops of colours painted on benches, loungers and tables at the outdoor terrace and other common areas too.

P.S. Do note that alcohol is served on the premise for non-Muslim guests. If you're looking for halal food in Langkawi, there is plenty to enjoy during your trip too!

Rate: Starts at RM43 on Agoda

Address: Kuala Cenang, 07000 Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Contact: +6014 240 7022

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3. Mushrooms Inn, Semporna Sabah

Check out this super cute place to stay called Mushrooms Inn located in Semporna, Sabah. As the name suggests, guests will be staying in colourful ‘mushroom’ lofts – you’ll feel just like a Smurf because the mushrooms look fairly similar to the mushroom house from the Smurfs cartoon!

Rate: Starts at RM212 via booking.com

Address: Avenue 3, Semporna Airport, 91308 Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia

Contact: +6019 882 6168


4. Kuala Selangor Cabin Camp

Kuala Selangor Cabin Camp is a campsite that offers plenty of exciting activities and you can choose to stay in the various types of colourful accommodations from triangular-shaped chalets, cabins, capsules and its most popular choice of accommodation, the Hobbit-inspired chalet. Other attractions here include its mini petting zoo where you can get up close with animals like rabbits, ostriches and more.

Rate: Starts at RM60 (view full rates here)

Address: Kuala Selangor Cabin Camp Lot 4021, Jalan Rizab Zazuli Kampung Bukit Hijau 45800 Jeram, Selangor, Malaysia

Contact: +6019 481 4845 / +6012 547 4845

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5. Padi Box, Sekinchan

This colourful homestay in Sekinchan is designed from containers but is painted with a variety of bright colours that compliment Sekinchan’s paddy field in the background just nice! If you want a change from views of the ocean, this makes for a perfect nature escape from the city. Rooms offered here can fit two, four or six people. While you’re in Sekinchan, you can rent a bicycle to go sightseeing or make your way to the Sky Mirror in Kuala Selangor.

Rate: Starts at RM128 via their website (2 guests)

Address: Lot 11126, Jalan Tali Air 4, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia

Contact: +6019 320 5688

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We hope these cool places will brighten up your stay!