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Highlands near Kuala Lumpur

Cool, calm and expansive, the Kuala Lumpur Highlands not only offer respite from KL’s often scorching heat, but tranquil surroundings and breathtakingly verdant views. A trip to any of Malaysia's hill resorts certainly is a special experience, where you can enjoy the seclusion and privacy of quaint Tudor cottages, restful teahouses and charming flower gardens. Wherever you choose to stay, whether in inexpensive chalets, quaint bungalows, luxurious hotels or theme resorts, the cool green hills will provide a relaxing, peaceful place for both weekend retreats and week-long getaways.

The Highlands near Kuala Lumpur are mostly accessible within a two-hour drive from the city centre, and are situated within the state of Pahang. Malaysia's most popular hill resorts include Cameron Highlands, Fraser's Hill, Genting Highlands Theme Resort, and the romantic, French-themed Colmar Tropicale in Berjaya Hill. All of these offer unique and fulfilling experiences at soaring heights.

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Genting Highlands

For a glitzy and elegant trip to remember, head straight for Genting Highlands Resort. Definitely different from the other Malaysian hill resorts, this popular piece of prestige was made for the fun loving and fast-paced. The myriad of its entertainment-centred activities have christened it the "City of Entertainment".

  • Genting Highlands Hotels

    All Genting Highlands Hotels

    Find out where to stay in the ‘City of Entertainment’, Genting Highlands, one-stop holiday destination situated some Read More»

  • Genting Highlands Attractions A-Z

    Genting Highlands Attractions A-Z

    The Main Range – also known poetically as Banjaran Titiwangsa in Malay – is a ridge of granite mountains that forms Read More»

  • Genting Highlands Nightlife

    Genting Highlands Nightlife

    With temperatures no higher than 25 degrees Celsius, this hillside station is a frequent vacation spot for locals and Read More»

  • Genting Highlands Shopping

    Genting Highlands Shopping

    Genting Highlands has a few stores that should occupy your time but shopaholics would be better off getting bargains in Read More»

  • Genting Highlands Restaurants

    Genting Highlands Restaurants

    Renowned for its stunning mountain-top location and the surrounding jungle-covered hills, Genting Highlands is Read More»

  • Genting Highlands Activities

    Genting Highlands Activities

    Located just 45 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur – tops the list for a quick holiday getaway in Malaysia. Boasting Read More»

Cameron Highlands

You'll enjoy the cool climate and relaxing pace of life here. This peaceful getaway offers nature-based activities with a variety of interesting places to visit, and to suit all moods. A place to look out for is The Smokehouse Hotel, an enchanting Tudor-style building dating all the way back to 1937. This pretty place comes complete with latticed windows, wooden beams and is furnished with interesting antiques of the colonial English.

  • Cameron Highlands Hotels

    Cameron Highlands Hotels

    Peaking at 2,000 meters above sea-level, Cameron Highlands in Pahang resonates with the beauty and coolness of spring Read More»

  • Cameron Highlands Attractions A-Z

    At about 1,500 metres above sea level, Cameron Highlands – located only four hours away from Kuala Lumpur – is set along Read More»

  • Cameron Highlands Nightlife

    Cameron Highlands Nightlife

    Cameron Highlands isn’t a hotspot with spectacularly bright lights and wild nightlife action but it’s got a wholesome Read More»

  • Cameron Highlands Restaurants

    Cameron Highlands Restaurants

    Chinese restaurants are favoured by locals, particularly for their steamboat offerings, Indian restaurants that serve Read More»

  • Cameron Highlands Shopping

    Cameron Highlands Shopping

    The centre of Malaysia’s tea production market, Cameron Highlands basically consists of a network of clearly-marked Read More»

  • Cameron Highlands Activities

    Cameron Highlands Activities

    A good overnight-stay opportunity, Cameron Highlands is especially known for its jungle trails, tea tasting and Read More»

Berjaya Hills

For a taste of all things French amid lush tropical surroundings, there is Colmar Tropicale in Berjaya Hill. Meander among the enchanting French cafes, authentically French art galleries, charming town square and cool lush tropical highland surroundings uniquely Colmar Tropicale. Modelled after the lovely 18th century French town of Colmar, this terrific theme resort is a dream come true.

  • Berjaya Hill Hotels

    Berjaya Hills Hotels

    Just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysians tired of KL’s heat and humidity are frequent weekenders here, as the Read More»

  • Berjaya Hills Attractions

    Berjaya Hills Attractions A-Z

    Spread across 16,000 acres of tropical rainforest, Berjaya Hills is situated approximately ten kilometres off the East Read More»

  • Berjaya Hills Nightlife

    Berjaya Hills Nightlife

    Berjaya Hills is a decidedly family-friendly location so you’re not going to find a particularly rousing nightlife scene Read More»

  • Berjaya Hills Restaurants & Dining

    Berjaya Hills Restaurants

    If you’re ever in the mood to soak up some French culture but you can’t make it down to the real deal, then head on over Read More»

  • Berjaya Hills Shopping

    Berjaya Hills Shopping

    Berjaya Hills – recently renamed the Berjaya Hills Resort – is one of the country’s not-so-popular hill stations. Read More»

  • Berjaya Hills Activities

    Berjaya Hills Activities

    They say a picture paints a thousand words and in the case of Berjaya Hills, this saying is simply spot on. It’s a toss Read More»

Other Highlands nearby Kuala Lumpur

Fraser's Hill

Fraser's Hill is a quaint little town big on romance. It centres on a really picturesque market square dominated by a small clock tower. This resort was developed with care and detail to preserve the harmony of its hilly the natural beauty.

Thus, much of its original old-world charm remains unspoilt with well-clipped lawns, sprays of Read More...

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