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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

12 Airbnb properties around Malaysia with incredible views - ExpatGo

Whether you want to be nestled 700-metres atop a hill, beachside in a bungalow surrounded by palm trees, on the 40th floor overlooking the Kuala Lumpur skyline or away from it all on a private beach, Airbnb has listings for your next Malaysian getaway.
Divided by the South China Sea, Peninsula Malaysia and East Malaysia offer a vast variety of scenery. Here is a selection of 12 properties with views to excite those who are thrilled by the hustle and bustle of the city or delight those who appreciate being among nature:

1. Overlook Batu Ferringhi’s beaches from this condo

Batu Ferringhi Beach Seaview 2
Price: RM332/night

Area: Penang, Malaysia
The 1,050 square-foot apartment accommodates four and has two bedrooms, including a king bed, queen bed and sofa bed plus two bathrooms. The views from the master bedroom and living room are unspoiled allowing guests to look out over the Batu Ferringhi Beach from the comfort of the apartment. There is free parking onsite and the building is wheelchair accessible. The apartment is located 5 to 10 minutes from restaurants and shopping.
See more details here.

2. Enjoy the rice paddy fields on your doorstep

Alamada Minang Villa 3
Price: RM363/night

Area: Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Alamanda Minang Villa accommodates four people and has one bathroom. The veranda offers views over the valley and paddy fields – a setting perfect to watch the sun set. The villa is designed with high ceilings and large grass doors that allow the view to be enjoyed from inside the villa. The grounds provide a calm and serene setting for guests with a landscaped garden and an infinity pool.
Alamada Minang Villa 2
Alamada Minang Villa 1
See more details here.

3. Have a secluded getaway on a private beach

Bungalow 1

Price: RM390/ night

Area: Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Located on a 800-meter private beach, this spacious bungalow accommodates 2 people with one bedroom and one bathroom. Guests will enjoy a “back to basics” experience while enjoying views of the Langkawi skyline and surrounding islands with optional activities such as canoeing and bird watching. The bungalow is pet friendly and includes breakfast. Guests are encouraged to bring food with them, however, a 10 minute boat ride will take you to the nearest shop.
Bungalow 3
Bungalow 2
See more details here.

4. Escape to the top of the mountains

Mendung 1
Price: RM301/night

Area: Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
For those who love nature and enjoy hiking, the location of the Medung Escape is a 700-metre trek up a hill. The house accommodates six and includes breakfast.  Perched above the hills, the large balcony offers a view over the jungle and hilly backdrop. Built with large glass windows, the house allows for the view to be enjoyed inside and outside.
Mendung 2
See more details here.

5. Unwind with 180 degree views of Mainland Malaysia

180 1
Price: RM398/night

Area: George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
This Scandinavian-inspired apartment accommodates six. The family friendly apartment has two bedrooms, including three queen beds, and two bathrooms. The apartment features 180 degrees of glass walls showcasing a panoramic view over the water and Malaysia’s mainland. Situated on Kapal Singh drive, the location offers a close proximity to an assortment of entertainment and restaurants for guests.
See more details here.

6. See Petronas and KL Tower from your balcony

Regalia 1

Price: RM139/night

Area: Kuala Lumpur
Experience unblocked views of the Kuala Lumpur skyline, featuring the KL Tower and Petronas Towers directly insight of the apartment. Located at Regalia, the studio apartment at accommodates six people. Featuring neutral tones throughout, this cozy studio is furnished with one queen bed, one sofa bed and two floor mattresses – a suitable choice for a family or group. It is a five minute walk to two train stations making it convenient for guests to explore the city.
See more details here.

7. Wake up to exotic woodland birds

Villa Retreat 2

Price: RM1982/night

Area: Hulu Langat, Selangor
Out of the way, the Balik Kampung Villa lies amidst the tropical forests of Hulu Langat. Accommodating seven guests, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms, this contemporary Balinese designed villa provides its patrons a sanctuary to relax and unwind. Close to waterfalls and mountains, guests can chose to explore the natural surrounds or enjoy the scenery while relaxing in the property’s infinity pool.
Villa Retreat
See more details here.

8. Capture the KLCC skyline from the 40th floor

Cosmo 1
Price: RM386/night

Area: Kuala Lumpur
On the 40th floor, Cosmo Blu offers stunning views of the KLCC Skyline. This modern 2 bedroom apartment accommodates three people and has one bathroom. The artistically-designed apartment features a top of the range surround and wireless sound system and smart lighting systems providing guests with high-tech entertainment. Located in the Soho Suites, the apartment is within minutes of the Petronas Towers and shopping malls including Pavilion and Suria KLCC. The location offers free parking for guests and includes breakfast.
Cosmo 3
See more details here.

9. Relax in a luxurious cottage above the South China Sea

Honeymoon cottage
Price: RM751/night
Area: Bahagian Pantai Barat, Sabah
Get away from it all by staying in this luxurious cottage overlooking the rainforest, South China Sea, and Kota Kinabalu. This location is ideal for two with one bedroom including a king bed and en suite bathroom. With housekeeping and laundry services included in the price, there is no need to worry about anything aside from unwinding among your surroundings.
See more details here.

10. Walk out your door and onto the beach

Luxury Beach 1

Price: RM429/night

Area: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Accommodating four people, this luxury beach apartment features one bedroom with one super king bed, two single sofa beds and two bathrooms. A fantastic location for relaxation, this spacious ground floor apartment is a stone throw away from the beach and can be seen from the comfort of the apartment’s patio. The apartment includes free parking for guests and is wheelchair accessible.
Luxury Beach 2
See more details here.

11. Watch the sun rise from the comfort of your chalet

Quiet Getaway 3

Image: Monsoon Sunrise over Tanjung Inn Cherating. Credit: Aman
Price: RM314/night

Area: Cherating, Pahang
An amazing location for sunrises, this chalet at Tanjung Inn Cherating accommodates two people and has one bathroom. Surrounded by palm tress and looking out onto the beach, the chalet would be a “surfer’s paradise.” Guests can arrange to visit local night market or go on river cruise, as well as water activities such as fishing and snorkeling. Located in a quiet village, the setting provides a tranquil setting. Guests have access to beach bar, restaurant, library and yoga podium.
Quiet Getaway 2

Image: Sunrise at Tanjung Inn Beach Chalet. Credit: Aman
Quiet Getaway 1
See more details here.

12. Snorkle and surf in your backyard

Beachfront Cabin 2

Price: RM199/night

Area: Tioman Island, Pahang
This beachfront cabin in Pahang accommodates three and has two bedrooms with two beds plus two bathrooms. Located at the most northern end of Mentawak Beach, the cabin provides snorkeling and surfing equipment for water activities. As a protected turtle nesting beach, there is little development offering the perfect setting for a secluded getaway.
Beachfront Cabin 3
See more details here.
ExpatGo offers RM137 Airbnb travel credit when you sign up here.
This article has been updated as of 27 April 2016

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