All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It doesn’t matter if you’re still a student, a businesswoman, a dedicated employee or even a stay-at-home mum – we all need to get away from our hectic lives sometimes to recharge and relax. What better way to do that than to gather your squad of girlfriends and head to the spa for the weekend?


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Lucky for you, we have gathered a list of places in Malaysia where you and your girls can do just that – relax. So, keep calm and read on! 😉

Note: All accommodation prices quoted below are the lowest for a 3-night (Fri-Sun) stay in August for 2 adults, and are updated as of 5 July 2019. We advise you to check directly with Agoda or the hotel for cheaper options and more accurate quotes if you’re travelling in a bigger group or having a longer stay. ☺️

1. Hammam Spa, Bangsar Village II, Kuala Lumpur

In the Arabic culture, the hammam is a Moroccan bathhouse. The traditional custom of cleansing and absolute pampering at the hammam will surely bring the relaxation you and your girlfriends need! Where do I go for the hammam experience, you may ask? At Hammam Spa in Bangsar Village II!


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As you make your way into the spa, you will be greeted by the beautiful Moroccan interior and feel like you’re brought back in time to ancient Morocco! There are many packages for you to choose from at the spa depending on your budget. One of the most popular spa treatments at Hammam is the “Hammam and Gommage” (RM168), where traditional Moroccan black soap is applied over your body for a vigorous exfoliating scrub. There are also packages for facials or foot rubs at the spa, truly something for everyone in your group to enjoy!


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Rest assured (pun intended 😂) you’ll be totally relaxed as you drift off to sleep during your spa treatments, as you will most likely be temporarily whisked off on a sojourn to Morocco in your dream!


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If you’re looking to stay overnight in Bangsar for a complete girls’ weekend getaway with your squad, there are several accommodation options nearby for you to choose from. Try Victoria Home EST for a comfortable stay within proximity to Bangsar Village II!

P.S. Hammam also has another outlet available in Publika Shopping Centre.

Address: 3F7 & 3F8, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2282 2180
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.30pm
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Nightly rate at Victoria Home EST: From RM219 (Loft Studio Deluxe, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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2. UR Spa, The RuMa Hotel and Residences

Located on the 6th floor of the RuMa Hotel and Residences, UR Spa is the place to be for a relaxing weekend with your girlfriends. That means a girls’ staycation at RuMa!


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UR Spa boasts of tailor-made treatments stemmed from the local indigenous techniques from the tribes of Northern Borneo in addition to the traditional Malay urut healing treatment. There are plenty of packages for you to choose from – facials, massages, body scrubs and foot rubs – you name it, they have it!


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Treatment packages start from RM290, and with a staycation at RuMa, you can make several visits to UR Spa during your stay for a weekend of pampering with your girlfriends! You can even head to the pool after your spa treatments and laze by the lounge to relax 😉

Address: Level 6, the RuMa Hotel and Residences, 7 Jalan Kia Peng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2778 0692
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
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Nightly rate at RuMa: From RM678 (Deluxe King Room/Deluxe Twin Room, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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3. The Spa, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

The hustle and bustle of city life can be overwhelming, especially if you lead a busy lifestyle. At The Spa in Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, you get to enjoy tranquillity and peace – perfect for a relaxing staycation with your girlfriends!


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Sit back and relax as you indulge in world-renowned spa experiences at The Spa. The treatments offered at the spa are a brilliant mix of ancient practices of indigenous Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures. Choose from a variety of treatments available at the spa, from facials to massages and body scrubs. Packages start from RM270 for 30-minute treatments.


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You can also opt for the full-day spa packages (priced from RM840) for the utmost relaxation you definitely deserve!

Address: Mandarin Oriental, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2179 8772
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
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Nightly rate at Mandarin Oriental: From RM566 (Deluxe City View Room King, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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4. Spa Village, The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

An oasis for regeneration and beauty, the Spa Village at the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur is the place to be for a great spa getaway with your girls!


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With treatments implementing ancient practices alongside modern techniques, expect to experience blissful relaxation and rejuvenation during your visit. A very special spa experience you can indulge in is the Sensory Sound Bath treatment, where your body will relax to vibrations emanating through the specially-designed floor while the masseuse rhythmically massages your body.


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There are also packages for facial and hair treatments in addition to foot steaming and aromatherapy massages – you and your girlfriends will be spoiled for choice!


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Address: The Ritz-Carlton, 168 Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2782 9090
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
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Nightly rate at Ritz-Carlton: From RM585 (Deluxe Room, for max. 3 adults) on Agoda

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5. Iridium Spa, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

A soothing retreat on the 6th floor of St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, Iridium Spa boasts of an expansive 11,840 square feet space in this state-of-the-art spa. We’re sure you girls will feel at home with the level of comfort you’ll get at Iridium!


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Destress with the many body massages and facials offered at the spa. With in-depth consultation to carefully gauge your body conditions, you and your girls will be treated with solution-led massages tailored for your individual needs (because no two bodies are the same!). There are also scrubs and body wraps that are surely therapeutic to your body and mind, perfect to relax and unwind!


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If you have more time to spare during your getaway, you can opt for the extended retreat packages offered at the Iridium Spa – with 3, 5 or 7-day packages to truly rest and relax. Now that’s what we call life!

Address: Level 6, The St. Regis, No. 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2727 1111
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 12.00am
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Nightly rate at St. Regis: From RM719 (Deluxe Double, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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6. Banyan Tree Spa, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

For the ultimate pampering experience for you and your girlfriends, head to the Banyan Tree Spa in Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Strategically located in Bukit Bintang, it has an impressive location that overlooks the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and the KL Tower!


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The spa exudes luxury, offering an experience like no other. You and your girlfriends will feel instantly warm and comfortable at the spa. With numerous treatments from facials, body massages and scrubs (prices start from RM750) for you to choose from, experience utter bliss as you are attended like royalty.


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The therapeutic treatments at the Banyan Tree Spa will surely leave you wanting for more!

Address: Banyan Tree Spa, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Managed by Banyan Tree, 170, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2117 2888
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
Email: spa-kl@banyantree.com
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Nightly rate at Banyan Tree: From RM821 (Banyan Retreat – Twin, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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7. La Santé Spa, The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort

Want to escape the heat in Kuala Lumpur and relax at the same time? Head on to The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang for the weekend with your girls! It is only about an hour’s drive from downtown Kuala Lumpur – perfect for a relaxing retreat atop Berjaya Hills 😍


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A stay in the castle-like award-winning resort surrounded by lush tropical rainforest is soothing both to the mind and soul. Couple that with the company of your girlfriends and pampering yourselves with the many spa treatments available at the resort, you are in for a relaxing weekend! Using only organic materials in its treatments, La Santé offers spa packages from facials, body treatments, massages as well as yoga sessions. Do note that prices start from RM210.


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After all the pampering at La Santé, you and your girlfriends can take a stroll at the neighbouring French-themed resort, the Colmar Tropicale. The medieval village houses quaint French cafes and lively street performances – something for you to enjoy in the cool breeze at 2,700 feet above sea level!


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Address: The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort, KM 48 Persimpangan Bertingkat Lebuhraya Karak, 28750 Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
Contact: +609 221 3888
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
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Nightly rate at The Chateau Resort: From RM440 (Deluxe King Bed, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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8. V Botanical Spa, The Andaman Langkawi

As a girls’ getaway with your squad may not come often due to your busy schedules, you may plan to travel further and spend your weekend together. Why not head to Langkawi? It is just a short plane ride away from Kuala Lumpur! While there, the V Botanical Spa at the Andaman Langkawi is your answer to a relaxing getaway with your girls. 🤗


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You and your girls are in for a treat at the V Botanical Spa – with spectacular views on the hillside overlooking Datai Bay while nestled in a serene rainforest 😍 Indulge in the many treatment packages offered at the spa; from massages and body scrubs to foot baths and even manicures (packages start from RM300).


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Coupled with the soothing sounds of rolling waves of the Andaman Sea and the natural cooling sea breeze, your stay there will definitely be so therapeutic to both your mind and soul that you and your squad will want to return again in the future!

Address: The Andaman, Jalan Teluk Datai, 07000 Pulau Langkawi, Kedah
Contact: +604 959 1088
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 9.00am – 9.00pm
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Nightly rate at The Andaman: From RM769 (Deluxe Rainforest Room, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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9. Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat Spa & Wellness Centre

For a girls’ getaway closer to Kuala Lumpur, head to Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat Spa & Wellness Centre in Ipoh. It is a mere 2-hour drive from downtown Kuala Lumpur and the best of nature as the Banjaran is Malaysia’s first luxury natural hot springs wellness retreat! Its location surrounded by towering limestone hills, geothermal hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfalls is sure to guarantee a relaxing getaway with your girls. 😉


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With a comprehensive menu of spa treatment packages from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic therapy to Malay healing rituals as well as holistic exercise sessions, there is bound to be something you and your girls can enjoy at the Banjaran. You can also pamper yourselves with bespoke facials (packages start from RM250) catered to your needs, ensuring supple and youthful skin. Otherwise, take a breather and gain inner peace in the Meditation Cave!


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After a full day of pampering and relaxation, opt to dine inside one of the caves at the Banjaran for dinner. Time to sit back and catch up on each other’s lives over a delicious meal at the fine dining restaurant!


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P.S. Here’s a comprehensive itinerary for you to explore Ipoh complete with guides on halal food!

Address: 1 Persiaran Lagoon, Sunway 3, 31150 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: +605 210 7777
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 10.00pm
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Nightly rate at Banjaran Hotsprings: From RM1745 (Lake Villa, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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10. Spa Village, Tanjong Jara Resort

When it comes to local getaways, the first destinations that always come to mind are often islands like Langkawi or bustling towns like Penang. Why not venture further to the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia? At Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu, expect to be blown away by beautiful views of the beach right at your doorstep! 😍 It will definitely be a breath of fresh air (literally!) from your usual getaways.


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While in Tanjong Jara, you can’t miss out on indulging in the many spa treatment packages ranging from urutan gamelan (traditional Malay massage) to boros puteri (facial and body scrub) and muka berseri-seri (Malay facial). Do note that prices start from RM415 for spa packages at Tanjong Jara.


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Under the care of highly-skilled therapists working their way to relieve those tight muscles, you and your girls are in for a relaxing getaway! To ensure an unforgettable experience, you get to bring home with you a batik sarong after your treatment at Tanjong Jara as a souvenir. Truly a special getaway!

Address: Tanjong Jara Resort, Batu 8, Off Jalan Dungun, 23000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Contact: +609 845 1100
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.00am – 8.00pm
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Nightly rate at Tanjong Jara Resort: From R950 (Bumbung Room, for 2 adults) on Agoda

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With a great retreat, you and your girls will surely come home refreshed and ready to take on the world again! Who run the world? Girls! 💪

P.S. Here’s a list of even more amazing resorts in Malaysia for your next girls’ trip!

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