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8 Best Homestays in Cameron Highlands For A Family Getaway

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Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Aug 06, 2020

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[Updated 8 October 2020] Planning a family getaway during the school holidays or a relaxing year-end vacay? A trip to Cameron Highlands is a nice idea! A highland retreat that's dotted with tea plantations and strawberry farms, it's one of the best places for a family vacation in Malaysia. To ease your travel planning, we've rounded up some of the best homestays in Cameron Highlands that are perfect for your next family trip. Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in October 2020 (for 2 adults and 2 children) for booking periods between October and November 2020. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.
1. Wan Fyra Homestay
Credit: Wan Fyra Homestay Cameron Highlands on Facebook Wan Fyra Homestay is located at Cameron Makmur Jaya Housing (a block of apartments in Tanah Rata) and can fit up to 10 guests (including children). The unit is on the 6th floor, with 3 bedrooms available.
Credit: Wan Fyra Homestay Cameron Highlands on Facebook The homestay is fully equipped with its own kitchen (including a handy Coway water filter for your drinking water needs), extra bedding and blankets and prayer mats (though it's best to bring your own during these COVID times!). It's also within walking distance to eateries and a convenience store as well as just a short drive from Ladang Bharat. Capacity: Up to 10 guests Rate: Starts at RM220 (bookings can be made via Whatsapp) Address: Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +6013 460 1921 (WhatsApp only) Facebook
2. Homestay at Barrington Square
Credit: Loong on Airbnb This budget homestay in Cameron Highlands packs a punch and is designed for a group stay. Located at Barrington Square complex of apartments in Brinchang, this one-bedroom apartment is situated near the popular Golden Hills night market that opens every Friday and Saturday.
Credit: Loong on Airbnb The apartment can accommodate 2 people comfortably, but there are extra sofa beds in the living area, making the apartment able to accommodate up to 8 people! There also amenities like kitchen appliances (including microwave, rice-cooker and kettle), a TV with Astro, and access to apartment facilities like the rooftop barbecue (at extra cost), basement car park and outdoor gym. Capacity: Up to 8 guests Rate: Starts at RM168 on Airbnb Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang Airbnb
3. Ipsa Cameron Homestay
Credit: Ernest on Airbnb Sandwiched between Brinchang and Tanah Rata, this homestay in Cameron Highlands will provide a spacious stay during your time in this famous highland retreat. The double-storey house has 4 bedrooms (and 3.5 bathrooms) that can accommodate up to 12 people easily. 
Credit: Ernest on Airbnb The large living area makes the perfect spot to hang out with your family or friends! Besides having a fully-equipped kitchen, the owner has also thoughtfully provided Muslim guests with separate kitchenware (clearly labelled and stored separately) and prayer mats. The house is within walking distance to the night market and a short drive to key attractions. Capacity: Up to 12 guests Rate: Starts at RM280 on Airbnb Airbnb
4. Homestay at Quintet Serviced Apartment
Credit: Richard on Airbnb This pretty homestay in Cameron Highlands will be a lovely retreat to escape to! Located at Quintet Serviced Apartment in Tanah Rata, the unit can accommodate up to 8 guests and has a balcony with scenic views of the forest. There are 3 bedrooms, with a spacious living area complete with a dining table where you can enjoy your meals. While no heavy cooking is allowed, utensils and equipment for light cooking are provided.
Credit: Richard on Airbnb A key attraction of this homestay, however, is its great location. Attractions like the Boh Sungai Palas Tea Centre, Cactus Valley and Healthy Strawberry Farm are just a 20-minute or less drive away. Capacity: Up to 8 guests Rate: Starts at RM218 on Airbnb Address: Jalan Tengkolok, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Airbnb
5. Montana Hermosa Homestay at Palas Horizon Residence
Credit: Montana Hermosa Homestay at Palas Horizon Residence on Facebook Montana Hermosa Homestay is located in Palas Horizon Residence, a block of apartments located on the hillside terrain of Jalan Gunung Brinchang. This 4 bedroom apartment can fit up to 15 people and offers pretty views from the balcony! The homestay is equipped with appliances for light cooking, a washing machine and other amenities for a comfortable stay.
Credit: Montana Hermosa Homestay at Palas Horizon Residence on Facebook Capacity: Up to 15 guests Rate: Starts at RM350 (bookings can be made via WhatsApp) Address: Jalan Tengkolok, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +6013 978 0890 (WhatsApp only) Facebook
6. Afy Homestay Cameron Highlands
Credit: Afy Homestay Cameron Highlands on Facebook If you're looking for more comfortable homestays in Cameron Highlands, look no further than Afy Homestay. Situated at Cameron Jaya apartments, this Muslim-owned homestay is perfect for large family getaways.
Credit: Afy Homestay Cameron Highlands on Facebook Afy Homestay has 3 bedrooms (you can request for two extra mattresses) and 2 bathrooms. The apartment also comes with a living area to chill at and a well-equipped kitchen to cook up a storm. Since it's a Muslim-owned homestay, prayer essentials such as sejadah, telekung and kain pelikat are also provided - but we recommend bringing your own during these COVID-19 times. Capacity: Up to 11 guests Rate: Enquire via WhatsApp Address: Perumahan Makmur Cameron Jaya, 39000 Tanah Rata Contact: +6013 949 6510 (WhatsApp only) Facebook
7. Dhia Muslim Homestay
Credit: Dhia Muslim Homestay on Facebook Continuing our list of homestays in Cameron Highlands is Dhia Muslim Homestay. Situated at the Cameron Jaya apartments, the owner has several units on different floors, so there's a chance that rooms will be available during peak season. The fully-furnished homestay has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms as well as extra mattresses upon request.
Credit: Dhia Muslim Homestay on Facebook If you're planning to cook during your Cameron Highlands trip, you'll love spending the time in the fully-equipped kitchen. The living room also has a TV with Astro channels, so you can keep the entire group entertained as your evening mellows. Capacity : Up to 10 guests Rate: Starts at RM150 per night Address: Perumahan Makmur Cameron Jaya, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +6019 750 3938 Facebook
8. Azifa Muslim Apartment Cameron
Credit: AZIFA Muslim Apartment Cameron on Facebook Perfect for large family getaways, spend the night at AZIFA Muslim Apartment, one of the Muslim-owned homestays in Cameron Highlands. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bedrooms in this fully-furnished apartment, this accommodation can fit up to 10 people!
Credit: AZIFA Muslim Apartment Cameron on Facebook If it's raining outside, you can prepare a delicious homecooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen complete with a rice cooker, blender, frying wok and more. You also don't need to worry about running out of ingredients because there's a sundry shop right downstairs. Capacity: Up to 10 guests Rate: Starts at RM190 Address: Perumahan Makmur Cameron Jaya, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang Contact: +6019 940 8573 Facebook If you're looking for the best homestays in Cameron Highlands, we hope you've found the perfect accommodation for your next group getaway! To make your trip worthwhile, plan your holiday with our recommended reads below.