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


Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Feb 21, 2020


[Updated 1 December 2020] 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! Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in December 2020 (for 4 adults) for booking periods between January and February 2021. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.
Below RM750 (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 RM361 per night on Agoda Address: 163, Pool Villa & Locked Bag 100, Karambunai, 88993 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Contact: +6016 832 9302 Website | Facebook | Instagram
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 RM466 on Agoda Address:  28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang  Contact: +604 628 2888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
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 starts from RM473 on Agoda Address: Jalan Tasik Villa, Pusat Pelancongan Antarabangsa, Kota Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan Contact: +606 644 8888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
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 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 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, including UMI Japanese Restaurant and Roselle Coffee House 😊 Rate: Deluxe pool villa starts from RM570 on Agoda Address: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, Port Dickson, Port Dickson 71000, Negeri Sembilan Contact: +606 653 2000 Website | Facebook | Instagram
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 RM620 on Agoda Address: 63, Jalan Solok Uban, Kampung Brisu, Lubok China, 78100, Melaka Contact: +606 552 8999 Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson
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 RM660 on Agoda Address: 2th Mile, Jalan Pantai, Pasir Panjang 71250, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Contact: +606 660 2626 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. 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 in 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 RM750 per night on Agoda Address: Lot 1240 Kampung Tasik Anak Mukim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Contact: +604 955 1967 Facebook | Instagram
8. Mangala Resort & Spa, Kuantan
Credit: Mangala Resort & Spa on Facebook 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.
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 RM926 on Agoda (smaller pool villas for 2 people start from RM872) Address: Lebuhraya Tun Razak, Kuantan, Pahang Contact: +609 505 7788 Website | Facebook | Instagram
9. Danau Daun Chalets, Janda Baik
Starting off our list is a retreat in Janda Baik, Pahang that will set you up for a soul-reviving getaway with your girls in nature. Danau Daun Chalets is a collection of villas hidden within trees that promises a fun private hideout. Out of the 6 chalets available, 3 of them have private pools! They range in size, accommodating from 4 adults to 6, with the flexibility to add-on folding mattresses to for more people (the biggest chalet has a maximum capacity of 10). Each chalet comes with facilities like a mini-fridge, kettle and microwave as well as a TV. There's no air-conditioning, but ceiling fans are available, plus in the cooling hills of Janda Baik you probably won't even miss it. There's a cafe at the resort where you can pop in for your meals. Each chalet also has its own barbecue pit outside, so if you're up for it you can even have your own cookout! But do note you'll need to bring your own food, charcoal and cooking utensils like tongs. Rate : Pool chalets start from RM740 (for 4 adults & 2 children)    Address: Batu 2, Jalan Seremban, Port Dickson, Port Dickson 71000, Negeri Sembilan Contact: +606 653 2000 Website
RM1,000 and above (For the luxurious squad, or for that extra special girl gathering!)
10. Ambong-Ambong Pool Villas, Langkawi
Nestle on hills facing the Andaman Sea, Ambong-Ambong Pool Villas promise a gorgeous escape that will be unforgettable! This collection of 9 villas are decked out with luxurious furnishings, each with its own pool. Most of the villas at Ambong-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 2-bedroom Raya Villa is about RM4,004!). Rate: Villas start from RM1,815 on their website Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia Contact: +604 955 8428 Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. 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 RM2,932 on Agoda Address: Kampung Lanting, 26800, Pahang Contact: +609 419 7777 Website | Facebook | Instagram
12. The Danna Langkawi
Credit: The Danna Langkawi on Facebook
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 RM3,000 per night on Agoda Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Contact: +604 959 3288 Website | Facebook | Instagram
13. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi
Credit: The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa on Facebook 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 private pool that can accommodate 4! 
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 RM3,372 on their website (1 Bedroom Pool Villas start from RM2,042) Address: Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langkawi, 07000 Kedah Contact: +604 960 8888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
14. The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi
Credit: The Datai Langkawi on Facebook 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 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 uses 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 RM4,331 on Agoda Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Kedah Contact: +604 950 0500 Website | Facebook | Instagram 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 private pool. To inspire your next girls' trip in Malaysia, check out our recommended reads below 😊