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8 Underrated Staycation Resorts In Selangor For A Weekend Escape


Atiqah Mokhtar  •  Jul 22, 2020


[Updated 4 March 2021] Need a change of scenery but not planning to travel far for a trip? Staycations are the answer. While staycations in Kuala Lumpur is perfect for anyone looking for a full resort experience (without the expensive price tags!), there are many beautiful resorts in Selangor that provide a fantastic escape from the city. If you're looking for a great staycation in Selangor, read on to find that perfect resort for your future getaway!
1. Cyberview Resort & Spa, Cyberjaya
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.
Credit: Cyberview Resort & Spa on Facebook There's a pool and in-house restaurants available for guests, including the Verandah restaurant where breakfast is served and Xing Zhu Restaurant where you can tuck into dim sum! There's also a spa available, perfect for some pampering. Rate:  Starts at RM217 via their website Address: The Lodge, Persiaran Multimedia, Cyber 7, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603 8312 7000 Website | Facebook| Instagram
2. Le Meridien Putrajaya
If you’re looking for a getaway that’s not right in town, you can’t go wrong with Le Meridien Putrajaya! Just a 34-minute drive from KL city centre, this hotel is connected to one of the largest malls, IOI City Mall. There's also a large outdoor and children's pool available at the hotel, so you'd be all set to have a fun staycation! In addition, the hotel sits opposite the Palm Garden Golf Resort and a 15-minute drive from Putrajaya which houses amazing architecture and national landmarks.
Credit: Le Meridien Putrajaya on Facebook Rate: Starts at RM270 via their website Address: Lebuh IRC IOI Resort City, 62502 Putrajaya, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603 8689 6888 Website | Facebook| Instagram
3. Dorsett Putrajaya
Next on our list is another Putrajaya hotel, but this time much more centrally located within the administrative center. Dorsett Putrajaya is located within walking distance to the famous Iron Mosque (or Masjid Besi) and within view of many of Putrajaya's other beautiful buildings.  The hotel offers comfortable rooms with modern furnishings - for something a little extra, get the Deluxe Garden Room that has an outdoor patio where you can relax or have a cup of tea! There are three restaurants at the hotel, including Al Fresco Dining area which offers great views while you dine, as well as an infinity pool located on the rooftop. Rate: Starts at RM160 via their website Address: Lot 3 (Lot 3C5) Precinct 3 Wilayah Persekutuan Bandar, 62000 Putrajaya, Malaysia Contact: +603 8892 8388 Website | Facebook| Instagram
4. Amerton Cove Golf & Island Resort
Credit: Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort on Facebook A 50-minute drive from the city centre, the Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort is nestled in Carey Island. It is truly a hidden treasure on the island! Featuring an 18-hole golf course, the resort provides a peaceful and rustic environment with lush greenery 😍 With beautiful, spacious rooms and villas (including the Amverton Villa which comes with a private pool!) at the resort, your stay here will be a memorable and enjoyable one.
Credit: Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort on Facebook Don't come here alone though! This is a great family-friendly destination because there's something for everyone here! Fish or have fun at the paddleboats on the lake, indulge in a spa and massage, swim with a gorgeous view or feel the exhilaration riding the ATV (suitable for kids and adults!). If you prefer to step out of the resort, take a boat ride to Animal Island and pet some cute rabbits, deers and birds☺️ Rates: Starts at RM342 via their website Address: PT673 Jalan Pulau Carey, Mukim Jugra, 42960 Pulau Carey, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603 3123 3888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. The Saujana Hotel
Credit: The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Facebook Located next to the Saujana golf course, The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur offers a full-scale resort getaway in the middle of the Subang/Shah Alam area. Offering an impressive 355 rooms, you'll find a swimming pool, a lake, and greenery. Choose from one of their modern and spacious rooms, including the Terrace Rooms located on the ground floor which opens out to wonderful views of the resort grounds. The resort is perfect for those who love a round of golf, but if not you can always go to the in-house spa, dine at one of the many restaurants available, or head to nearby Citta Mall. Rate: Starts at RM142 via their website Address:  Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang, Saujana, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603 7843 1234 Website | Facebook| Instagram
6. Bangi Resort Hotel
Bangi probably isn't the first destination you think of for a weekend staycation 😅 But at Bangi Resort Hotel, you'll be surprised at the nice little retreat you could have here away from the city centre! Formerly known as Hotel Equatorial Bangi, this resort located by Bangi Golf Resort offers large rooms, free shuttle services to IOI City Mall and to town, proximity to the many delicious halal eateries in Bangi, and more. The resort has rooms that cater to two people and also larger rooms that are suitable for families.
Credit: Bangi Resort Hotel on Facebook Rate: Starts at RM400 via their website Address: Off, Persiaran Bandar, Bangi Golf Club, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +603 8210 2222 Website | Facebook| Instagram
7. Huda's Haven Resort
Credit: Huda's Haven Resort on Facebook Just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur, make your way to Huda's Haven Resort, a Muslim-owned resort situated in Batang Kali, Selangor. Your drive to this scenic nature resort will take you deep into the jungle, so you're guaranteed to be miles away from busy traffic and crowded malls.
Credit: Huda's Haven Resort on Facebook  Perfect for families and group getaways, Huda's Haven Resort offers several accommodations to spend the night. You can choose to stay in a semi-detached room complete with comfortable beds and an ensuite bathroom or rough it out at the resort's campsite. You can read more about Huda's Haven Resort here! Rate: Starts at RM320 via their website Address: Kampung Hulu Rening, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor, Malaysia Contact: +6012 800 5608 Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Zenith Putrajaya
Complete with a view of the Putra Mosque and Wawasan Bridge, Zenith Putrajaya is just a 40-minute drive from Putrajaya. Couples can spend the night at the Signature King that promises a lake view right outside the window and a comfortable Super King size bed. If you're planning to splurge on your holiday, you and your spouse can upgrade to the Zenith Suite that has a separate living room and a private workstation area. Rate: Starts at RM259 on Agoda Address: Jalan P2a, Presint 2, 62000 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya Contact: +603 8893 9993 Website | Facebook | Instagram And there you have it! We hope these staycations resorts in Selangor will provide a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It's time to get inspired and save these amazing resorts for your future weekend getaways!