Pack your bags and luggages as we list down the best family staycation to spend time with your loved ones in Malaysia.
Family Day Out
Unlike typical staycation, family getaways have some concerns and requirements. The accommodations shouldn’t appear too romantic and there should be enough engaging activities to keep the whole family occupied for days.
Luckily, staycations are widely available throughout the country and offer a wide range of unique features, suitable for all kinds of families, be it big or small. Here are 7 staycations in Malaysia that are ideal for a family vacation:
Top 7 Family Staycation To Book For The Upcoming Holiday
1. The Lexis Hibiscus
If you have ever wanted to stay in an over-water villa with your own private infinity pool, The Lexis Hibiscus will be able to provide you that. There are an amazing array of facilities here including an indoor play centre, games arcade, water park, archery and so much more.
Attractions nearby the resort are calm beaches, as well as some family-friendly activities including an emu farm, an army museum, and a little indoor theme park for families to do activities.
- Capacity: Up to 5 person
- Price rates: Starting from RM807
- Address: The Lexis Hibiscus, 12th Mile, Jalan Pantai, 71250 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
- Contact: +606-660 2626
2. The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa
Considered as one of the top hotels in Langkawi, The Westin is known for providing family-friendly facilities like a spa, adult pool with swim-up bar, kids swimming pool, kids club, playground and babysitting service. The kids club lets your child go on adventures such as exploring the beach, nature walks, bird watching, painting, reading books and games.
With only one kilometre from the main harbour of Langkawi, 3 km from Kuah’s duty-free shopping centres and a 20-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport, this resort is a perfect staycation to go to any famous destinations in Langkawi.
- Capacity: Up to 5 person
- Price rates: Starting from RM836 per night
- Address: The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa, Jalan Pantai, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
- Contact: +604-960 8888
3. FarmVille Cafe & Homestay
Also largely known as Sekinchan Container Hotel, The FarmVille Cafe and Homestay is located in this bundle of striking red freight containers, which is directly across from a rice field. For families looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this homestay is the perfect place.
Every room has a modern look and radiates comfort. Although it isn’t large, the family suite may accommodate a family of 4. Those who get stuffy easily can go up to the rooftop for a game of mini golf while admiring the setting sun with a paddy field in the background.
- Capacity: Up to 6 person
- Price rates: Starting from RM98
- Address: FarmVille Cafe & Homestay, Lot 11304, Jalan Tepi Sawah, Kampung Site B Tambahan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia
- Contact: +6017-206 8666
4. Sesantai Homestay
Located in Nusajaya, a residence named Sesantai Homestay is available as an accommodation that can house up to 12 guests. In addition, it’s super close to Legoland which is only a short drive away, so you can easily get on the road and explore these attractions for some fun and excitement!
With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, this staycation offers your family the amenities they require. It also contains a kitchen, an entertainment area, and two living rooms and because it is located in a gated neighbourhood with guards, your family is always safe there. Plus, this homestay provides free cancellation for 48 hours following reservation. After that, you can cancel and earn a 50% refund minus the service fee if you do so up to 7 days before check-in.
- Capacity: Up to 15 people
- Price rates: Starting from RM786 per night
- Address: Sesantai Homestay, No.2, Jalan Sentral 23/6, Taman Nusa Sentral, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor.
- Contact: +65 9010 0506
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5. Carpe Diem Orchard Home
At Carpe Diem, experience village life at its finest as the chalets are placed around a lush green landscape, surrounded by an abundance of fruit trees. Kids can choose from a wide variety of educational games and activities that will keep them occupied while teaching them to value nature and the smaller pleasures in life.
The highlights in this staycation includes catch-and-release fishing, stingless bee farming, fruit picking, and feeding farm animals as well as bicycle rides around the compound.
- Capacity: Up to 8 person
- Price rates: Starting from RM300
- Address: Carpe Diem Orchard Home, 803, Jalan Besar Serendah, Serendah, 48000 Selangor Malaysia.
- Contact: 013-2288 223 / 018-8738 223
6. Glamgoat Aman Dusun Orchard & Farm Retreat
This interesting homestay is situated on a property along a river and is surrounded by foliage and trees. Fun fact! The name Glamgoat in this stay is due to the owners also having a goat farm in the territory, where tasty dairy products like goat’s milk, yoghurt, and cheese are made.
There are several activities available on the property, such as swimming in the pool, playing badminton in the open area between the two houses, and fishing in the nearby river for families to indulge in fun and leisure activities.
- Capacity: Up to 14 people in one house
- Price rates: Starting from RM1,240 per night
- Address: Glamgoat Aman Dusun Orchard & Farm Retreat, Jalan Sharifah K, Kampung Dusun Tua, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor.
- Contact: +6012-395 0503
7. Ratu Rening Residency
Relax in a stunningly built house of your choice, either by a pond or along the riverfront, amidst Batang Kali’s lush surroundings! Ratu Rening is a private estate with two lodging options for visitors: the spectacular Dusun Raja, and the charming Sekebun Bunga.
In addition to being elegantly designed and furnished with all the modern amenities you’ll require, the surroundings are sure to enchant you and persuade you to stay longer and never leave.
- Capacity: Up to 12 person
- Price rates: Starting from RM1,667
- Address: Ratu Rening Residency, 44200 Batang Kali, Selangor.
- Contact: +60 16-207 7671
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