15 Private Pool Villas In Malaysia For An Awesome Girls’ Getaway


Atiqah Mokhtar •  Feb 21, 2020

[Updated 13 May 2022]

Sometimes, planning a girls' trip to Malaysia is just what you need. And what better way to catch up with your friends while on vacation than by chilling by your very own private pool? So call up your besties because it's time to book a stay at one of these gorgeous resorts in Malaysia with private pools that are perfect for your girls' trip! Now that travel's back in 2022, it's time to gather your girlfriends for a much-needed break! 

P.S. To inspire your next girls' trip to Malaysia, check out our recommended reads below!

Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in May 2022 (for 4 adults) for booking periods for June 2022. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.

Private Pool Villas In Malaysia For An Awesome Girls’ Getaway

Below RM1000 (Affordable options for the whole squad to split!)

1. Borneo Beach Villas, Kota Kinabalu

Credit: Borneo Beach Villas on Facebook

Drive to the northeastern side of Kota Kinabalu, and you'll find yourself at Borneo Beach Villas. A scenic property situated along a white sandy beach, this resort consists of individually-owned pool villas and spa suites, so you can spend your vacation in complete privacy. Perfect for a girls' trip, the modern pool villas consist of two or three bedrooms, a private lap pool, a living room, a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen.

Credit: Borneo Beach Villas on Facebook

Rate: Starts at RM397 per night on Agoda

Address: 163, Pool Villa & Locked Bag 100, Karambunai, 88993 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Contact: +6016 832 9302

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2. Lexis Suites Penang, Penang

Credit: Lexis Suites Penang on Facebook

Just a 10-minute drive from Penang International Airport, Lexis Suites Penang is located along a stretch of beach in Teluk Kumbar. The best part about this accommodation is that all 222 rooms come with a private pool and steam room ? Choose between the Executive Pool Suite or the Premium Pool Suite, with the former being slightly smaller (82 sqm vs. 89 sqm).

Credit: Lexis Suites Penang on Facebook

The hotel’s location is a bit far away from town and the main tourist areas, so it’ll be the perfect hideaway for you and your girlfriends! It’s worth noting however that there are not many eateries within the immediate area, so if you intend to eat out you may have to travel a significant distance. On the plus side, just like the other Lexis resorts, the hotel’s in-house eateries including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House are halal-certified.

Rate: Starts from RM758 on Agoda

Address: 28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Contact: +604 628 2888

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3. Tasik Villa International Resort, Port Dickson

Tasik Villa International Resort has private water chalets and villas that are perfect for your next girls getaway in Port Dickson. While there are many types of accommodations available, look out for the Family Villa that can fit up to four guests. The villa is kitted out with one queen-size bed, two single beds, a separate living and dining area as well as your very own private pool.

Credit: Tasik Villa International Resort on Facebook

The resort has other activities if you're looking for something fun to do! Go kayaking on the lake or head over to Segar City, a recreation park for archery, flying-fox, abseiling and more (do note there is a fee for each activity!). Sounds too strenuous? There's a Thai Odyssey spa at the resort for a relaxing massage ?

Rate: Villas start from RM520 on Agoda

Address: Jalan Tasik Villa, Pusat Pelancongan Antarabangsa, Kota Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +606 644 8888

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4. Grand Lexis Port Dickson, Port Dickson

Credit: Grand Lexis Port Dickson on Facebook

Grand Lexis Port Dickson is a favourite for girls getaways, and each of its 317 villas come with a private pool. The resort has villas that are located over water and in the hotel building on the land. Many of their villas can accommodate at least 4 people comfortably (on 2 king-sized beds), so you can kick back and relax in comfort with your squad!

The resort offers a whole host of recreational activities, so there will be plenty of things to do at Grand Lexis Port Dickson! 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 too, including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House!

Rate: Deluxe pool villa starts from RM755 on Agoda

Address: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, Port Dickson, Port Dickson 71000, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: +606 653 2000

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RM1,000 and above (For the luxurious squad, or for that extra special girl gathering!)

5. The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort, Melaka

Credit: The Orchard Wellness Resort & Spa on Facebook

The Orchard Wellness & Health Resort is centred around wellness and relaxation complete with services such as yoga and meditation classes, fitness programmes, and spa sessions.

Perfect for your girls' getaway, the Luxury Villa With Private Pool is hidden within beautiful greenery and your group will have the entire space all to yourselves ? You'll love the opulent furnishings of the villa and it can accommodate up to a maximum of 4 guests, though do note it only has 1 king-bed, and extra beds will be charged.

Credit: The Orchard Wellness Resort & Spa on Facebook

In addition to the villa amenities, all guests are given complimentary access to the fruit farms that surround the property. Enjoy plenty of freshly harvested fruits during their respective seasons including rambutan, longan, durian and more!

The resort is located quite far from town so eating out will require a bit of a drive. That said, Bon Appetit, which is the resort’s main restaurant, practices a farm-to-table concept and is halal-certified, so you won't even have to leave the resort ?

Rate: Luxury villa with private pool starts from RM1182 on Agoda

Address: 63, Jalan Solok Uban, Kampung Brisu, Lubok China, 78100, Melaka

Contact: +606 552 8999

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6. Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson

Credit: Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson on Facebook

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson gained fame for its beautiful overwater villas arranged in the shape of the hibiscus flower. It offers a range of villas, starting from the Executive Pool Villa all the way to the ultra-luxurious Presidential Suite. Most of the villas come equipped with two king-sized beds, so you won’t have to worry about sleeping space!

Do note that the Sky Pool Villa, which is one of the more spacious villas, is situated in the hotel building on land and not over the water. It still comes with its own pool and a great view of the sea, so choose the villa that best suits your needs!

#HHWT Tip: Do note that for the overwater villas, depending on which villa you get, your pool may be overlooking pathways or be in view of other villas. For more privacy, it's better to get a Sky Pool Villa (located in the hotel building), or make your booking with the hotel directly and request for chalets that are not within viewing distance of other chalets.

Credit: Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson on Facebook

In addition to having a private dip pool, each villa also comes with its own steam room and glass panel on the floor (for villas that sit on water) to view marine life! Sounds like the perfect retreat ? Similar to other Lexis resorts, Lexis Hibiscus’ restaurants (including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House) are halal-certified, so you won’t have to worry about where to eat!

Rate: Starts from RM1150 on Agoda

Address: 2th Mile, Jalan Pantai, Pasir Panjang 71250, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan,

Contact: +606 660 2626

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7. Mangala Resort & Spa, Kuantan

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Does a luxurious tropical retreat sound good to you? Because this nature-inspired Mangala Resort & Spa is located in a quiet stretch of Kuantan will be sure to charm and provide a serene setting for your romantic getaway.

The resort’s story is an interesting one - it’s built on previously barren mining land which was rehabilitated into a lush tropical retreat complete with villas nestled along wetlands. With an emphasis on being eco-friendly, the resort aims to provide a luxurious stay within nature.

Credit: Mangala Resort & Spa on Facebook

The resort offers a number of villa types, of which two offer private pools - the Vana Pool Villa and the Amani Pool Villa. These villas accommodate two people, but for those with a larger group, there are the 2 Bedroom Amani and Vana Pool Villas that can accommodate 4!

On top of the stunning accommodations, you can go for one of the various spa treatments available for a pampering treat. If you’re feeling more adventurous, opt for one of the many other activities offered - from nature walks and bird-watching sessions to kayaking, cycling and more! In terms of dining options, the resort’s Lakeside Restaurant is halal-certified, so dine away ?

Rate: 2-Bedroom Pool villas start from RM2200 on Agoda

Address: Lebuhraya Tun Razak, Kuantan, Pahang

Contact: +609 505 7788

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8. Maneh Private Pool, Langkawi 

Credit: Maneh Villa on Facebook

A home away from home, Maneh Villa is the private pool villa in Langkawi that you would want to visit someday. Complete with a living space, a dining table, and a cosy bedroom, it's going to be tough to leave this little hideaway after spending time relaxing by the private pool. This villa is also within driving distance from Pantai Tengah, so you're never far away from the sun, sand and sea.

Credit: Maneh Villa Langkawi on Facebook

For your girls' trip to Langkawi, book a stay at the 2-Bedroom Executive Villa (up to 4 guests) or 3-Bedroom Exclusive Villa (up to 6 guests), so everyone has a comfortable space to rest after a long day.

Rate: Starts at RM2015 per night on Agoda

Address: Lot 1240 Kampung Tasik Anak Mukim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 955 1967

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9. Ambong Pool Villas, Langkawi

Nestle on hills facing the Andaman Sea, Ambong Pool Villas promise a gorgeous escape that will be unforgettable! This collection of 9 villas is decked out with luxurious furnishings, each with its own pool.

Most of the villas at Ambong are for 2 people, though these villas can accommodate up to three with the option to add an extra bed. There's also the larger 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom Raya Villas, which can accommodate up to 6 and 10 respectively (but prepare to fork out a pretty heft price - the 3-bedroom Raya Villa is about RM8,800!).

Rate: Villas start from RM12.6k on Agoda

Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia

Contact: +604 955 8428

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10. Japamala Resorts, Tioman Island

Credit: JapaMala Resort (Tioman Island) on Facebook

Nestled in Tioman Island's lush rainforest, JapaMala Resort took over ten years to construct to ensure that its rich biodiversity remains relatively untouched, and has a minimal environmental impact ?

Credit: JapaMala Resort (Tioman Island) on Facebook

The JapaMala offers stunning rooms from ocean to treetop views and boasts a number of activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, island excursions, and jungle trekking ? Each of the rooms is known as sarangs, which aptly translates to bird's nest!

Credit: JapaMala Resort (Tioman Island) on Facebook

There are a few villa types at the resort that have a private pool, though most of these cater to two people (perfect for a romantic retreat!). However, the Penghulu's House will the ultimate luxurious retreat for you and your squad - this two-storey villa can accommodate up to 4 and has a private outdoor plunge pool. It'll definitely make for Insta-worthy shots!

Rate: Penghulu's House starts from RM3,310 on Agoda

Address: Kampung Lanting, 26800, Pahang

Contact: +609 419 7777

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11. The Danna Langkawi

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Landscaped by the stunning Andaman Sea, The Danna Langkawi offers a luxurious escapade that every beach lover dreams about. While there are many rooms, suites, and villas available, save up for the Princess Beach Villa and Empress Beach Villa that comes with its own private plunge pool.

It also has a living room, a separate rainfall shower, a private in-villa spa treatment, and more. The Danna Langkawi is also within driving distance from Skytrex Adventure Langkawi where you can experience some outdoor adventures on the island.

Rate: Starts at RM1,104 per night on Agoda

Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 959 3288

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12. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi

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If you’re looking for a luxurious beachfront retreat that promises privacy, upscale accommodation and dreamy island settings, look no further. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa will have you covered in all those areas. The Westin’s has 1 Bedroom Villas come with a private pool, but they also have 2 Bedroom Villas with a private pool that can accommodate 4! 

Credit: The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa on Facebook

While you relax in this slice of paradise, enjoy the food from their restaurants, which uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers (though we note that alcoholic beverages are available on the menu, hence we recommend you to dine there at your discretion).

Rate: 2 Bedroom Pool Villas start from RM2,700 on Agoda

Address: Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langkawi, 07000 Kedah

Contact: +604 960 8888

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13. The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi

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The Datai Langkawi has long been famous for being a luxury escape tucked in the island. This five-star resort has two villa types equipped with private pool that would be perfect for the ultimate girls getaway - the Rainforest Villa With Pool and the One-Bedroom Beach Villa.

The beautiful villas each have a 10-metre pool and are super spacious (175 sqm for the Rainforest Villa With Pool and a whopping 350 sqm for the One-Bedroom Beach Villa). Whichever you choose, you will be luxuriating in supreme comfort!

Credit: The Datai Langkawi on Facebook

Given the resort’s more secluded location (a 45-minute drive to Pantai Cenang and a 55-minute drive to Kuah town), we’d completely understand if you’d want to spend most of your time on the resort grounds.

Luckily, The Datai has multiple dining establishments, including The Gulai House (specialising in Malay cuisine) and The Pavilion (specialising in Thai cuisine), which use ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers (though please do note the restaurants also have alcoholic beverages available on the menu, hence we recommend you to dine there at your discretion).

Rate: Pool villas start from RM12.4k on their website

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Kedah

Contact: +604 950 0500

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14. Adagaya Villa Langkawi

Just a 10-minute drive from Pantai Cenang, make your way to Adagaya Villa Langkawi, a trendy and unique cluster of villas with a private pool! It consists of three types of one-bedroom accommodations named Villa Ryana, Villa Camy, and Villa Trisyia.

With a super king-size bed that sits in the heart of the room, these contemporary villas are perfect for you and your girlfriends! It also has a living area that comes complete with a dining area and a kitchenette.

Rate: Do WhatsApp them via this link for more details.

Address: Lot 91, Kampung Bohor Darat Benta, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact : +6019 387 2737

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15. Embun Luxury Villa

At Embun Luxury Villa, you can choose your villas based on the view that you wish to wake up to; the rainforest or the pool. Either way, when you leave your room, you still get the best of both worlds!

We recommend going for the all-inclusive villa package, whereby you'll be catered with scrumptious meals from Cafe @ Embun. Take it at the lawn seating, the lounge area, or in the comfort of your villa--it doesn't matter ?

Rate: Pool villas from RM2069 on their website

Address: Lot 6250 & 6251, Hulu Sum-Sum, Kampung Janda Baik, 28750 Bentong, Pahang

Contact: +609 233 0396 / +609 233 0376 / +609 233 0320

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So with this dazzling array of resorts in Malaysia that are perfect for an ultimate girls' getaway, there’s no more excuse not to book one of these gorgeous resorts and hotels in Malaysia with a private pool!