When life gets a little too hectic to handle, treat yourself and your loved ones to a short (or long) vacation at some of the most popular travel destinations in the country! To ease your preparation workload, we did the job for you by rounding up the prettiest and most unique Airbnb listings for a perfect getaway that doesn’t require a passport.
1. Kuala Lumpur
There is no better way to enjoy a holiday than to have the convenience of a city and the relaxing vibe of a village in one place. This classic Malay house located right in the Kuala Lumpur city centre is beautifully renovated with a concentrated essence of the Malay tradition. Oh and don’t worry, WiFi is provided!
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Classic Malay Home in Central KL
Vibrant, relaxing and fun — just like its location — this newly renovated heritage shophouse at the heart of Georgetown can truly warm the hearts of travellers worldwide. With a mixture of rustic industrial, happy chic and seaside chill (especially that mock rainbow-coloured bathing box that opens up to a mini bar!) themes forits decor, you can bet that this trip is going to be a memorable one!
Location: Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: The 3rd Street – Heritage Shophouse
If you’re a lover of classic Chinese heritage, we’ve found the perfect listing for you! This modernised yet traditional looking loft features teak furnitures and Marseille glass skylights. The cherry on top is its strategic location in Ipoh Old Town, giving you easy access to all the famous eateries around!
Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Cool Attic Loft @ ArtDeco IpohOldTown
For those who are looking for an eventful yet relaxing stay away from home, this is it! Located in a quiet neighbourhood of Ujong Pasir that is only eight to nine minutes away from Jonker Walk and A’Famosa, the modern industrial-inspired homestay accomodates up to six pax – perfect for a family trip!
Location: Ujong Pasir, Melaka, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Lorong One Malacca
Not only is it furnished in snowy white and topped with custom-made bed frames, this eco-conscious listing makes the effort to reduce carbon footprints through the use of locally sourced materials and their organic vegetable garden. Vegetarian (and delicious) Belgium waffles are served as breakfast along with fresh fruits and Liberico coffee to power you through a fun-filled day in Johor!
Location: Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: WholeHouse+SuperBeds+GreatBreakfast
Built in the 70s, this quaint property was once home to a family of seven. With the parents retired and their children out of the nest, the art and design-driven children decided to refurbish their old home into a modern-vintage vacation home for travellers. As it’s perfectly located near many local attractions of Cameron Highlands, you definitely don’t have to worry about being bored!
Location: Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Kampung house with retro decor
If you prefer the beach over mountains, then we can guarantee that you’ll love this beautiful chalet. Nestled on top of a small hill with a staircase leading right up to the secluded beach, this little hut plus a good book, a cocktail and the sunset would suffice for a relaxing retreat.
Location: Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Barefoot luxury @ the Tip of Borneo
Last, but definitely not least, this vacation home located in Kota Samarahan is tastefully designed and is able to house eight guests at once! Though this cozy three-bedder might be located slightly further away from Kuching town, there’s still plenty to do with its shared pool, gym and an indoor cinema!
Location: Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
Airbnb Listing Page: Rucksack Vacation Home -Anne&Sally’s