13 Romantic Resorts In Malaysia For The Ultimate Honeymoon In 2023


Ili •  Jun 06, 2023

Every couple in their honeymoon phase deserves a romantic getaway. If you happen to be one of them and are in the midst of planning a special getaway for you and your sweetheart, we've got just what you're looking for! From nature retreats and glamping spots to city staycations, our list of romantic resorts in Malaysia has everything you need and will guarantee a memorable stay that you and your partner will never forget.

Romantic Honeymoon Resorts In Malaysia 2023

1. Tiarasa Escapes (Pahang)

Tiarasa Escapes is an upscale glamping resort founded by Puan Sri Tiara Jacquelina. Located in the foothills of Janda Baik, prepare to be transported to the ultimate glamping setting for a memorable and luxurious stay. Comprising 20 tented villas and 5 treetop villas, each accommodation is furnished with all the creature comforts of a hotel.

Honeymooners can cosy up in an air-conditioned Dragonfly Tented Villa that comes with a king-size bed, an ensuite bathroom and a private verandah to take in the view. Since it’s a Muslim-owned resort, rest assured that the meals are halal! There's a communal bonfire lit every sunset at the amphitheatre lawn, plus a myriad of other activities to partake in, from nature walks and ATV rides to archery and a moonlight cinema.

Rate: Starts at RM990 per night

Address: Jalan Enderong, Sum Sum Ulu, Kampung Janda Baik, Pahang

Contact: +6012 887 7777

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P.S. For more places like this, scroll through our list of 8 glamping spots in Malaysia for a unique getaway.

2. Avilion Port Dickson (Negeri Sembilan)

Inspired by the Old World Malay fishing village, this 5-star beach resort provides guests with only the best. Overlooking the Straits of Melaka, Avillion Port Dickson will take your breath away and be the perfect romantic setting. While five-star resorts don't typically get associated with being affordable, don't fret. Avillion has Garden Chalets that are no less beautiful but cost less than the Water Chalets!

Relax at the resort while enjoying the array of amenities available, including its pools (there are three, including an adults-only pool!), a spa, sea lookout points, and also various dining establishments (check out the picturesque aVi Lounge for some pretty views – perfect for a romantic date while watching the sunset!).

Price range: Starts from RM360 per night. Book here!

Address: Avillion Port Dickson, 3rd Miles, Jalan Pantai, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Contact number: +606 647 6688

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3. Ipoh Bali Hotel (Perak)

Find a slice of Balinese heaven in Perak at Ipoh Bali Hotel. Spacious and roomy, it's decorated in Balinese-style interiors featuring wood and bamboo touches mixed with contemporary furnishings. Despite being located within central Ipoh, the hotel will provide a peaceful stay and a restful respite for you and your sweetheart.

There's even a spa available with massage, scrub and other treatments if you're in need of some major pampering! Even if you've never been to the Indonesian island before, this is the perfect opportunity for you to experience its one-of-a-kind zen without having to hop on a plane. So pack up your bags and plan a unique Balinese retreat right away!

Rate: Starts from RM228. Book here!

Address: 12A, Lorong Cheah Cheang Lim, Off Jalan Tambun, 30350 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +60 10-566 0222

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P.S. While you're in Ipoh, don't miss out on these 12 delicious Muslim-friendly eateries!

4. Resorts World Langkawi (Kedah)

A romantic beach getaway in Langkawi for two? Yes, please! Located away from the busy Cenang beach (about 30 minutes drive), is the Resort World Langkawi. From a rejuvenating spa to a fully-equipped gym, embrace the Although the price is closer to mid-range, you would think you’re at a high-end hotel with the amenities that are available – from a rejuvenating spa, a nicely equipped gym, and more.

Enjoy the beautiful infinity pool facing the sea, or you can head to Pantai Cenang which is a short drive away to soak in the lively atmosphere there! The rooms are super spacious as well, so it'll be nice to just relax in your room too.

Rate: Starts at RM193 per night. Book here!

Address: Langkawi, Kedah

Contact: +604 955 5111

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P.S. Can't get enough of the beach? Here are10 private pool villas in Langkawi for your next sunny vacay.

6. Amari Johor Bahru (Johor)

If you're looking for a romantic hotel in Johor Bahru, tell your better half that you've booked a room at the beautiful Amari Hotel. Part of the chain of Amari group of hotels (with resorts in Krabi, Bangkok, Hua Hin and Sri Lanka - just to name a few destinations), the hotel boasts spacious rooms and a great location - it's located right next to the City Square shopping mall.

Besides having a swimming pool and a gymnasium, there's also an in-house spa available for some pampering! Don't forget to check out their amazing restaurant too - the breakfast buffet is said to be pretty great!

Rate: Starts at RM258 per night. Book here!

Address: 82C, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: +607 266 8888

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P.S. Don't forget to check out these 8 romantic resorts in Johor you can escape to with your sweetheart.

7. KLoe Hotel (Kuala Lumpur)

Just a 4-minute walk from Pavilion, KLoe Hotel opened on 1 March 2020 and will surely be the latest hotspot for all those looking for a picture-perfect stay. From the semi-industrial touches to beautiful parquet floors and lounge furniture, it'll be easy to fall in love with KLoe's aesthetic.

KLoe Hotel has 80 rooms comprising standard and deluxe rooms that encircle a courtyard. The standard and deluxe rooms, which are divided into City Rooms (with a view of the city) and Courtyard Rooms (with a view of the pool and the courtyard) are already super beautiful, but for those looking to bolster your stay with something extra special, consider the Artist Lofts! Read more about the lofts in our full write-up of Kloe Hotel here. Don't forget to go have brunch at Monroe, their new cafe that serves up delicious food in a pretty setting.

Rate: Starts from RM305. Book here!

Address: 227, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603 2772 1313

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P.S. Have a look through our list of 11 romantic nature retreats near KL to stay with your spouse!

8. Lexis Suites Penang (Penang)

This resort is just a 10-minute drive from Penang Airport and is located along a stretch of beach in Teluk Kumbar. What differentiates Lexis Suites Penang from its sister resorts is that instead of villas, all rooms are located within a 26-floor tower by the beach. 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).

The hotel’s location is a bit far away from town and the main tourist areas, so it’ll be the perfect hideaway for your romantic getaway! 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 RM588. Book here!

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

Contact: +604 628 2888

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P.S. You can also check out these 6 awesome private pool accommodations in Penang for your next trip to the island.

9. Cyberjaya Resort & Spa (Selangor)

Did you know there's a resort offering spacious chalets, beautifully landscaped gardens, a spa and even a halal dim sum restaurant in Cyberjaya? We're talking about Cyberview Resort & Spa! This resort sits on a sprawling 28.8 acres of land and will be the perfect retreat over the weekend or for a short break. With over a hundred chalets (including exclusive suites), the rooms feature contemporary furnishings with a touch of the traditional.

Rate: Starts at RM257 per night. Book here!

Address: The Lodge, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyber 7, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor

Contact: +603 8312 7000

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10. The Datai Langkawi (Kedah)

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 a private pool that would be perfect for the ultimate romantic 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!

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 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 RM1523. Book here!

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Kedah

Contact: +604 950 0500

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11. Mangala Resort & Spa, Kuantan (Pahang)

Does a luxurious tropical retreat sound good to you? Because Mangala Resort & Spa, a nature-inspired resort 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.

The resort offers a number of villa types, of which two offer private pools - the Vana Pool Villa and the Amani Pool Villa. If you’re looking to maximise pool enjoyment, we recommend the Vana Pool Villa which comes with a larger pool (vs. the Amani Pool Villa which comes with a smaller saltwater plunge pool). But regardless of which you choose, you’re in for a romantic escapade! 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: Amani Pool Villa starts from RM890. Book here!

Address: Lebuhraya Tun Razak, Kuantan, Pahang

Contact: +609 505 7788

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12. Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu (Sabah)

Let the soothing breeze from the South China Sea sweep you away when you check into Shangri-la's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa. Should you wish to find a room that's perfect for a romantic getaway, let it be the Ocean Wing Junior Suite. Aside from the garden view, we recommend getting the Seaview, so you'll wake up to the sound of crashing waves every morning. Since it comes with a private pool, you can sit back and relax while you cherish every moment with your spouse.

Rate: Starts from RM402. Book here!

Address: Pantai Dalit Tuaran, 89208 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Contact: +6088 797 888

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13. Sea Horizon Resort Glamping, Johor

For city couples who need a change of scenery, make your way to Sea Horizon Resort known as Malaysia’s first cliffside glamping by the sea! Overlooking the view of the South China Sea, stay the night in an air-conditioned Stargazer Dome that sits over a cliff, so you can stargaze from the comfort of your bed. Since this resort is located in the fishing village of Sedili Besar, expect to do many water sports activities including kayaking, rope course on water, beach paragliding and more!

Rate: Starts from RM200 on their website

Address: Lot 901, Kuala Sedili Besar, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +60 16-720 0399

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There is certainly no shortage of options for you and your loved one to chill out and enjoy each other's company. So get ready to plan your future getaway using this handy list! For more awesome stays in Malaysia, make sure to check these out: