8 Private Pool Villas In Malaysia We Wish To Stay At For Future Vacays


Cheng Sim •  Jun 04, 2020

[Updated 25 February 2021]

As we continue to fight against the pandemic in Malaysia, we'll keep dreaming about the private pool villas in Malaysia that we would love to escape to. From the sandy beaches of Langkawi to the scenic Tioman Island, these are the private pool accommodations in Malaysia we dream of visiting someday.

Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search between June and July 2021 for 2 adults. Prices may change in the coming months and we recommend that you do a search before booking. 

1. Maneh Villa Private Pool, Langkawi

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.

Rate: Starts at RM750 per night on Agoda

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

Contact: +604-955 1967

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2. Borneo Beach Villas, Kota Kinabalu

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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 family 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.

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Rate: Starts at RM361 per night on Agoda

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

Contact: +6016-832 9302

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3. Ambong-Ambong Pool Villas, Langkawi

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If you're searching for more private pool villas in Langkawi, look no further than a stay at Ambong-Ambong Pool Villas. It doesn't matter if you wake up to the sunrise view of Teluk Baru or unwind with the sunset view of Pulau Tepor, a weekend spent at their sea view villas will be a treat for beach lovers.

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What truly seals the deal is the 12-meter pool that's available in every villa. Besides that, they have a kitchenette, an outdoor dining space, a king-size bed and a lounge bed to make everything complete.

Rate: Starts at RM1,849 per night on Agoda

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

Contact: +604-955 8428

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4. Japamala Resort by Samadhi, Tioman Island

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Japamala Resort describes themselves as an eco-luxe resort in Tioman Island and we can definitely see why. Whether you find your little paradise in the resort's treetop chalets or seacliff chalets, it'll be a stay to remember.

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If you want to have your own private plunge pool, upgrade your stay to the Penghulu's House, which comes with a queen-size bed and two single beds as well as double bathroom vanities and a walk-in wardrobe.

Rate: Starts at RM1,300 per night on Agoda

Address: Kampung Lanting, 26800, Pahang

Contact: +609-419 7777

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5. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi

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Finding another private pool villa in Langkawi is easy when you're at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa. Besides waking up to the calming breeze of the Andaman Sea, The Westin's one-bedroom villa has a variety of modern amenities including 5 plush pillows, an outdoor terrace, a separate living room, an evening turndown service, and most importantly, a private pool.

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#HHWTTip: If there's a change in travel plans, you can cancel your reservation at least one day before arrival. However, the resort will assess the total room rate if you cancel after the deadline. We recommend that you check the latest cancellation policy before booking.

Rate: Starts at RM2,310 per night on their website

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

Contact: +604-960 8888

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6. Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur

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If you prefer a city staycation, Villa Samadhi is the private pool villa in Kuala Lumpur that you'd love to stay someday. Romantic in every way, this villa has 5 room types but The Loft is perfect for you and honeymooners alike. Furnished with contemporary touches, step into The Loft to find a king-size bed, a private outdoor plunge pool, and a relaxing rain shower waiting.

Rate: Starts at RM829 per night on Agoda

Address: 8, Jalan Madge, Taman U Thant, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-2143 2300

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7. The Datai Langkawi

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Invite yourself to the luxurious side of Langkawi Island when you step into The Datai Langkawi. A five-star resort with stylishly furnished rooms and suites, look out for the Rainforest Pool Villa that comes with a 10-meter private pool, an outdoor living area, and a king-size bed decked out with Egyptian cotton linen.

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Rate: Starts at RM1,300 per night on Agoda

Address: Jln Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604-950 0500

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8. Bungaraya Island Resort, Gaya Island

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If you've fallen head over the heels with crystal clear waters of Gaya Island, spend a few more days at Bungaraya Island Resort. Situated off the coast of Borneo, it's a paradise for anyone who loves the sun, sand, and sea.

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Decked out with timber villas that are designed with traditional Borneo architecture, the Plunge Pool Villa has your name on it. You can admire the sea view from your private balcony, and of course, spend the afternoon away at the private plunge pool.

Rate: Starts at RM1,128 per night on Agoda

Address: Polish Bay, Gaya Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu

Contact: +6088-380 390

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Spending your weekend in a private pool in Malaysia is a great way to unwind and step away from the daily grind. While the situation in Malaysia has yet to improve, don't let it stop you from dreaming about your next getaway. Whether you're planning a romantic honeymoon in Langkawi or a girl's getaway to Tioman Island, we hope these articles will continue to inspire your future staycation in Malaysia!